Topic: Arab comics

Arab women mobilise: the superheroine Qahera frees political prisoners, much to the displeasure of those in power (photo: Deena Mohamed)

Cartoonists in the Arab world

Children of the revolution

Extract from Riad Sattouf’s graphic novel "The Arab of the Future", Volume 4 (published by Macmillan USA)

Book review: Riad Sattouf’s graphic novel "The Arab of the Future"

Between worlds

Comic strip from "The archive as a battlefront" by Rawand Issa (photo: Rawand Issa)

Lebanese comic artist Rawand Issa and "Not from Mars"

Being illegal is unbearable

Arabic childrenʹs books on display at the Arabic Childrenʹs Literature Festival in Munich (source: The International Youth Library)

Germanyʹs Arabic Childrenʹs Literature Festival

Karimʹs adventures

Mazen Kerbaj (photo: Stewart Mostofsky)

Book review: Mazen Kerbaj′s ″Beirut won′t cry″

″Bombs pass and we bark″

Scene from the comic strip about Abu A and Abu B by Karl Sharro (source: karlremarks.com 2014)

Fighting Islamic State with satire and black humour

Terribly funny

Cover of "I Remember Beirut" by Zeina Abirached, published by Graphic Universe

Lebanese comic artist Zeina Abirached

Seeing war through the eyes of a child

Sign and logo of the Hakawati bookshop in Amman (photo: Claudia Mende)

The Hakawati bookshop for children and young people in Amman

Huge appetite for exciting stories

Superheroine Kamala Khan aka Ms Marvel (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Adrian Alphona/Marvell/Auschnitt)

Marvel comics

New Muslim superheroine

Caricatures of Lebanese politicians (including Saad Hariri, Samir Geagea, Walid Jumblatt, President Michel Sulaiman) celebrating New Year and looking ahead to an explosive 2014 (photo: Facebook Ad-Dabbour Magazine/Eliot)

The Lebanese satirical magazine "Ad-Dabbour"

Hornets' nest in Beirut

Maya Zankoul (photo: CC-BY-NC-ND)

The Lebanese Graphic Designer Maya Zankoul

Illustrations against Ignorance and Oblivion

Drawing of Handala, the most famous creation by Palestinian comic-strip artist Naji al-Ali (photo: Wikipedia)

Arab Comics

From Micky Mouse to Handala

Cover of the Egyptian comic magazine El Doshma (copyright: Ahmed Omar)

Profile of the Egyptian Comic Illustrator Ahmed Omar

''The View from the Other Side''

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