Walking Wounded
Walking Wounded

Walking Wounded

Uncut Stories from Iraq

By Olivier Morel, Illustrated by Maël

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

120 Pages, 7.5 x 10.5

Formats: Cloth, Fixed Layout KF8, Fixed Layout EPUB, PDF

Cloth, $24.99 (US $24.99) (CA $29.99)

Publication Date: October 2015

ISBN 9781561639823

Rights: WOR X UK

NBM Publishing (Oct 2015)
NBM ComicsLit

Price: $24.99
 
 

Overview

A gripping graphic novel illustrates the challenges of Iraq War veterans as well as their inspiring triumphs  After the shock of 9/11, for hundreds of thousands of young Americans there was Ar Ramadi, Baghdad, Abu Ghraib—the war in Iraq. Then came the trauma. From the torment of these vets to their reflections, Morel and artist Maël demonstrate the seemingly impossible return of those who aspire to get back to a normal life. The effort is huge; some can't make it and others score their own victory by finally turning the corner. Walking Wounded is a parable for our country's war sickness.

Reviews

"As the Iraq War recedes, works such as this serve as a much-needed prod to a society that's all too eager to put its misbegotten Middle East misadventure behind it." —Gordon Flagg, Booklist

Author Biography

Olivier Morel is a French author and documentary director  who teaches film and romance languages at the University of Notre Dame. His documentary On the Bridge is the basis for this graphic novel. Maël is the pseudonym for comic artist Martin Leclerc. He is the creator of the fanzine Youkaïda and is the lead singer of the folk rock group HitchcockGoHome!