Other featured writers include the Turkish novelist Hakan Gunday, whose powerful novel More , translated by Zeynep Beler, explores guilt and accountability through the lens of migration; Leila al-Shami and Robin Yassin-Kassab, who recently collaborated on Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War ; Saleem Haddad, author of the transnational Guapa ; comix
artist Omar Khouri; Nigerian Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka; and many others.
An avant-garde collection especially recommended for anyone interested in taking the pulse of the under ground comix
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3)) For the critics of "Helter Skelter" it was Williams himself who was vulgar; a cofounder of Zap Comix
in San Francisco in the late '60s, he began showing as a painter in the contemporary-art world only in the early '80s.
The growing number of awards for Arab comics and graphic novels — atInternational Comics Book Festival of Algeria ( FIBDA ); at the Cairo Comix
Festival; and now as part of the Arab Comics Initiative at the American University in Beirut — amply demonstrates the vibrancy of the Arabic comix
Best Comics Magazine , meanwhile, went not to Egypt's TokTok, which won a similar award at Algeria's big comix
festival,butto Tunisian artist Noha Habib for Makhbar 916.