REVIEW: Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon.

Hill and Wang, 2010.

So, why does a publisher which doesn’t normally deal in graphic novels / comics decide to put out a book like this?

1) It’s a way to re-publish existing material. This is especially true for The Anne Frank Center whose mission it is to perpetuate her story.

2) They assume – mostly incorrectly – that graphic novels are currently trendy.

3) They assume that kids are too slow / callous to appreciate a prose presentation of the same material.

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#116 “Death by Chocolate: Redux”

His name has been mentioned repeatedly on the podcast since the beginning: Mulele’s friend and collaborator Kumar! He joins Tim to review David Yurkovich’s Death By Chocolate: Redux, and to discuss manga translation.