Listing Tag: memoir

An Iranian Metamorphosis

Can a cartoon cause riots? It seems unbelievable but for Mana Neyestani it’s true. One of his cartoons sparked riots, shuttered the newspaper Neyestani worked for, and landed the cartoonist his editor in solitary confinement inside of Iran’s notorious prison system. Mana Neyestani’s story, which can only be described as Kafkaesque, is vividly brought to life in An Iranian Metamophosis.

So Buttons #6

So Buttons 6 – 24 pages – $5 (color) Jonathan Baylis’s anthology of mostly funny, upbeat, true stories continues. Written by Baylis, but in the Harvey Pekar tradition, each is drawn by a different artist. This issue features cover art by underground and Garbage Pail Kids legend Jay Lynch and includes Baylis’s longest story yet More Info »

Little Fish

Told through real-life journals, collages, lists, and drawings, this coming-of-age story illustrates the transformation of an 18-year-old girl from a small-town teenager into an independent city-dwelling college student. Written in an autobiographical style with beautiful artwork, Little Fish shows the challenges of being a young person facing the world on her own for the very More Info »