Joe Sacco's Panorama of World War I

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tags: World War I, comics, Unconventional

The comic journalist Joe Sacco's new book The Great War tells the story of July 1, 1916- the first day of the Battle of Somme, one of the bloodiest days in history- through a single, astonishing panorama, 24 feet wide and containing thousands of human figures.  Here Sacco annotates a small part of the epic undertaking, a tableau several inches wide...
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