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The March: Crossing Bridges in America
Begun in Chicago and since spread across the country, the May 1, 2006 immigrant march is depicted in this graphic novel, highlighting the experiences of several families that participated. More than 400,000 people marched on that day and yet no arrests were made; Americans and immigrants alike stood side-by-side chanting "Si se puede" ("Yes, we can") in a peaceful demonstr ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Mendoza Publishing Group
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Aug 25, 2010 Matt rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Political geeks, fans of graphic novels
The March, the first foray into comic book writing for the three gentlemen that make up Unshaven Comics, is a pretty strong book, especially for being the first. It is a story about various people attending an immigrant rally in Chicago in 2006. The strength of the book is really the writing, which is actually really good, and gives the book its validity. The art, however, leaves something to be desired. Many of the people look awkward, and there was apparently some issue when it came to print r ...more