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BORDERx: A Crisis in Graphic Detail

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A comics anthology to benefit the south Texas Human Rights center.

The BORDERx Anthology Project has attracted artists from around the world. Argentina, Egypt, South Africa, The United Kingdom and of course the U.S.A. We are artists and writers united who are willing to stand in the face of oppression and to denounce it in words and pictures. We use comix as our medium and
Paperback, 166 pages
Published May 5th 2020 by BORDERx Projects Publishing
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Sep 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
BORDERx surprised me in that I picked it up expecting - out of a sense of necessity - to read about the pressing hardships and injustices suffered in detention centers at the border. And I mean, that's in there. There's also a lot of... joy? And beauty, and hope, I guess. There are a ton of stories, and each has a different art style. There are the (incredible) first-hand sworn testimonies of children separated from their parents - which is heart wrenching - but also more nonfiction and fictiona ...more
Paul Axel
May 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a truly impressive comic anthology. While there have been charity anthologies in the past, the organization of BORDERx is proof of how much this anthology succeeds as an academic work of sociological, historical, and artistic value.

The first two sections, "The Exhibits" and "The Response," establish the thesis of this work: what is happening on the southern border of the United States constitutes a humanitarian, legal, and moral crisis. Comics in "The Exhibits" are based off sworn testim
This multi artist collaboration to support human rights is both gorgeous and harrowing. Highly recommend!
Judith Sprague
May 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
deep and powerful

i liked the many views of one of the harshest experiences in our time. its imagery challenges our world and our actions in it
Mauricio Alberto
May 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I can't be impartial, I'm the editor, that said, it's a wonderful collaboration from over 70 international comic book creators that focuses deeply on the border crisis from a variety of vantage points. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I enjoyed putting it together. ...more
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