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January 2, 2015

50 Comics Positives For 2014: There Was A 500-Foot Long Joe Sacco Paris Subway Cartoon


Here. The cartoon was hung for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of The Somme, the heartbreaking battle depicted in Joe Sacco's single-image accordion comic The Great War.

This is one of those news stories that if someone had escaped into a past simply 25 years in the rear view window just to relate comics news -- it could happen -- this might have been the deal-breaker in terms of believability. Yet it seems perfectly sensible now. That must have been pretty cool to see. You can see a couple of photos here.
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