This month, TMR's music critic, Melissa Chemam, stumbles upon an unexpected exhibit of the history and influence of raï, chaabi and "Beur" politics on the French body politic.
TMR’s guest editor Aomar Boum admires the growing movement of political cartooning in North Africa and the Middle East.
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.
For 20 years, Algeria was the preeminent country of comics in the Maghreb and Middle East. Nadjib Berber shares some of his story.
Mischa Geracoulis reviews the forthcoming memoir from Algerian freedom fighter Mokhtar Mokhtefi.
Joyce Zonana reviews two recent titles that reveal Jewish-Muslim connections and communities of the Arab world.
Arabs/Muslims and Iranians have become the scapegoats and villains du jour, yet many are thriving creatively.