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Episode 97: Graphic (Maus)





A comic that changed the way we think about the genre, Maus by Art Spiegelman is considered one of the most controversial as well as influential graphic novels.

 

Originally a serial released through Raw magazine, Maus was published in two parts (1986 and 1991) and was later collected into one book.

 

 

Art used mice and cats to represent the Jewish and German characters in Maus. However, this classification falls apart many times throughout the narrative, like in this panel, where the identity of the character is unclear.

this one

 

Harmonica segment: tell us about your favourite graphic novels @hardcoverradio!

 

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