MariNaomi wrote and illustrated the graphic memoir Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011). She is a regular contributor to TheRumpus.net (“Smoke In Your Eyes”) and sfbay.ca (“Frisco al Fresco”). Visit her website at www.marinaomi.com.
Cartoons of Mass Destruction: The Whole Story Behind the Danish 12
In 2006, 12 Danish cartoonists controversially drew pictures of Muhammad at the urging of Flemming Rose, the culture editor of the weekly Jyllands-Posten. This news story from The Comics Journal #275 (April 2006) offers a multitude of perspectives — from cartoonists, Danes, Muslims, Danish Muslims — and is being rerun to help supply context for the Charles Hebdo killings. Continue reading →