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The Face of Struggle: An Allegory Without Words

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by Seth Tobocman

AK Press

4/7/2020, paperback

SKU:  9781849353779

 

 

Using the time-honored technique of the wordless graphic novel as developed by Franz Masereel and Lynd Ward, this book is an allegorical take on our current age strongman politics, a worldwide nightmare in which thugs like Trump herald the possible rise of a new, modern form of fascism.

In a series of thirty-seven striking two-color images, Tobocman traces the dynamics of political discontent and struggle, including how right-wing politicians like Donald Trump co-opt and redirect mass frustration and anger in ways that strengthen the very forces that cause discontent in the first place.

With an introduction by Peter Kuper.

About the Author:

Seth Tobocman is a comic-book artist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Village Voice, Heavy Metal, and many other magazines. He is author of The Face of Struggle, You Don't Have to Fuck People Over to Survive, and War in the Neighborhood, among several other books.