Guy Delisle

Reviews

Thursday, June 7 2012

‘Jerusalem’: Where We Are Today

The balkanization of a city and a nation receives a typically witty but more thoughtful than usual take from this travelogue comic artist.


Monday, March 16 2009

Burma Chronicles

Delisle's story is certainly biased, but that's to its advantage. Instead of simply reporting the facts, it explores culture-shock, conviction, and the capacity of the human spirit to overcome oppression.


Monday, April 28 2008

Albert and the Others

Delisle, like so many contemporary cartoonists, attempts to utilize the simplicity and aesthetic of old-style cartoons for subversive means, yet he fails to subvert the sickening misogyny and conservatism of his comics into anything of critical value.


News

Wednesday, June 20 2012

Drawn into the real world

“Journalism” by Joe Sacco; Metropolitan ($29) “Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City” by Guy Delisle; Drawn & Quarterly ($24.95) ——— In the preface to his new book, “Journalism,” Joe


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