Joe Sacco in the UK

Published On September 6, 2009 | By Joe Gordon | Comics, Conventions and events

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(Joe Sacco – in the flesh and as you probably know him.)

In advance of the release of his latest book; Footnotes In Gaza (released December from Jonathan Cape), Joe Sacco is in the UK for a couple of appearances. He’s at Comica 2009 on September 29th and GOSH London on 30th September.

Sacco may well need little introduction; his writing gets right into the human condition during it’s worst moments in a series of graphic novels detailing life in some of the world’s bleaker areas (Palestine, Bosnia) yet always with a uniquely personal, often humorous and always original and affecting view.


(Sacco’s collection of reportage, essential reading for anyone.)

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Joe Gordon
Joe Gordon is's chief blogger, which he set up in 2005. Previously, he was professional bookseller for over 12 years as well as a lifelong reader and reviewer, especially of comics and science fiction works.

2 Responses to Joe Sacco in the UK

  1. Clarity says:

    Intriguing. I saw him in a documentary some time ago. Searched high and low for his website, do you have a link to his blog at all?