Posts Tagged: Persepolis

What to Read When You Want Fire and Fury


Rumpus editors share a list of books by writers of color and women that bring fire, fury, and sometimes, both. ...more

What to Read When You Are a Girl in This Garbage-Fire World


Our voices are our weapons, and in these books, young women speak, shout, and scream the truths that you are not alone, you are not forgotten, and you are not done fighting. ...more

Spotlight: A Poetry Comics Discussion


Amy Fusselman gathers four writer-artists working in the poetry comics genre to discuss the emerging form. ...more

We Shall Not Ban Comics in English Class!


Recently, Tara Shultz, a college student at Crafton Hills College, expressed her shock and disgust at the “pornographic and violent” content in the selection of graphic novels (Sandman by Neil Gaiman, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi) used in her English class and called upon the university to excise the texts from the curriculum.


Fresh Comics #1: An Iranian Metamorphosis


The question that lingers even after reading the book is about the use of symbolism in the cartoon and who has the final say—the creator or the readers? ...more