Martin Luther King in 312 pagine

Con l’arrivo di Barack Obama alla Presidenza degli USA, una parte del sogno di Martin Luther King è diventata reale, una cosa inimmaginabile ai suoi tempi (e, forse, inimmaginabile in Italia, ai nostri tempi, chissà). Ma chi era Martin Luther King? Una sua cruda e voluminosa biografia a fumetti è stata realizzata da Ho Che Anderson qualche anno fa e ora viene riproposta, in volume unico con aggiunte, schizzi ecc., da Fantagraphics, come potete vedere in questo video.

“Ho Che Anderson’s biography of America’s great civil rights advocate Martin Luther King is both a monumental recreation of his tumultuous public life (and death) and an intimate portrait of the man as politician, friend, lover, husband, and father. With the triumphant ascendancy of Barack Obama to the Presidency of the United States, Martin Luther King’s advocacy for racial equality and the dignity of all men stands as one of the greatest and most successful achievements toward social justice in the 20th century. Originally published in three volumes (1993-2002), this Special Edition of King includes the original 240 page graphic novel as well many unique and original additions, including…” Full article: click here.