TMR’s guest editor Aomar Boum admires the growing movement of political cartooning in North Africa and the Middle East.
Aomar Boum, guest editor of TMR’s COMIX issue, heralds the work of master cartoonist Abdelaziz Mouride in mentoring a new generation of Moroccan artists.
The Lebanese cartoonist and BD historian George “Jad” Khoury gives an in-depth overview of contemporary comix across the Arab world.
Algeria’s leading cartoonist reminisces on his start in bandes dessinées in Algeria, Poland and France.
Brahim El Guabli writes about the Amazigh leader and resistance fighter Abdelkarim who inspired great Moroccan graphic novels.
Paraska Tolan-Szkilnik describes the journey of the queer French couple across Mauritania that will be the basis for a new graphic novel.
Novelist and university professor Jenny White creates a graphic novel on 1970s Turkey with illustrator Ergün Gündüz.
During the long Gaddafi years, Libya produced many exiles, among them the satirical cartoonist and illustrator Hasan “Alsatoor” Dhaimish.
Amber Sackett analyzes the popular French cartoonist Jacques Ferrandez’s series depicting colonial Algeria under the French.
For 20 years, Algeria was the preeminent country of comics in the Maghreb and Middle East. Nadjib Berber shares some of his story.