CAC is Proud to Present
Arab Cartoonists Book Co- Edited by Paul Beran
Book Reading and Signing Event
Friday Jan. 27, 2017 @6:30 pm
Location: Center for Arabic Culture
191 Highland Av. Suite 6B
Somerville, MA 02143
Free Parking Behind the Armory Building
A Reception will Follow the Event
For questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Anthology of Arab Independent Cartoonists Published in America!
Featuring artists from Arabic-speaking regions of the Middle East, including Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan among others, this collection provides a snapshot of the state of independent comics in the Arab world, in various styles and genres ranging from slice-of-life and satire to political commentary and fantasy. An essay by contributing comic artist and scholar Lena Merhej places the work in historical and social context.
Contributors: Lena Merhej (Lebanon); Mike V. Derderian (Jordan); Omar Khouri (Lebanon); Maya Zankoul (Lebanon); Nidal El Khairy (Jordan); Mahdi Fleifel (Palestine,Holland); Basel Nasr (Palestine); Ghadi Ghosn (Lebanon); Sandra Ghosn (Lebanon, France); Wassim Maouad (Lebanon); Magdy El Shafee (Egypt); Jana Traboulsi (Lebanon); Mohamed El Shennawy (Egypt); Barrack Rima (Lebanon, Belgium); Mohamed Tawfik (Egypt).