By Andrew Helfer
The age of multitasking wishes larger narrative historical past. It needs to be totally real, instantly obtainable, clever, and brilliantly enjoyable. input Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor at the back of Road to Perdition and The background of Violence, and welcome the release of a different line of photo biographies.
If an image is worthy 1000 phrases, those image biographies qualify as tomes. but when you are one of the thousands who have not time for an additional doorstop of a biography, those books are for you.
With the completely researched and passionately drawn Malcolm X, Helfer and award-winning artist Randy DuBurke catch Malcolm Little's striking transformation from a black adolescence overwhelmed down by way of Jim Crow the US into Malcolm X, the charismatic, arguable, and doomed nationwide spokesman for the kingdom of Islam.
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Big apple: One World/Ballantine Books, 1995. Haley, Alex and Malcolm X. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. manhattan: Penguin Books, 2004. Jenkins, Robert L. and Mfanya Donald Tryman, eds. The Malcolm X Encyclopedia. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002. Perry, Bruce. Malcolm: The lifetime of the guy Who replaced Black the United States. Barrytown, N. Y. : Station Hill Press, 1991. textual content copyright � 2006 by way of Andrew J. Helfer Illustrations copyright � 2006 by means of Randy DuBurke All rights reserved HILL AND WANG A department of Farrar, Straus and Giroux 19 Union sq. West, big apple 10003 critical Comics GNC, LLC 23 financial institution road, big apple 10014 www. fsgbooks. com www. seriouscomics. com eISBN 9781429998130 First booklet variation : August 2011 First variation, 2006 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication info Helfer, Andrew. Malcolm X : a image biography / written through Andrew Helfer ; artwork through Randy DuBurke. —1st ed. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-8090-9504-9 (hardcover : alk paper) ISBN-10: 0-8090-9504-1 (hardcover : alk paper) 1. X, Malcolm, 1925-1965—Graphic novels. 2. Black Muslims—novels. I. DuBurke, Randy. II. name. BP223. Z8L5745 2006 320. 54’6092–dc22 [B] 2006013743 Produced via Jessica Marshall, Ph. D.