sacco interview

The Guardian has an interview with Joe Sacco, the author of the acclaimed Palestine and Safe Area Gorazde. Sacco takes issue with the term “graphic novel”:

“I have no problem with the term ‘comics’, but now we’re saddled with the term ‘graphic novel’ and what I do I don’t see as a novel,” says Sacco, in a conversation that started over a couple of Jamesons in a downtown Portland bar and resumed at his home the following morning.

Meanwhile, Amazon.com has his book categorized, among other things, as…a graphic novel.

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