Joe Sacco: Cartoon Genius And War Reporter

Jordan Michael Smith
Published: Wednesday, 07/27/2005 12:00 am EDT

The rags-to-riches story is a powerful American myth, all the more so because occasionally it is true. Joe Sacco did not start out in rags, and he is not exactly rich, but both accurate enough to make Sacco's life as riveting as those of his characters in his books.

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