Sunday, July 16, 2006

9/11 Commission Report Now In Comic Form

The Washington Post has an article on this here. Its' called The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation. If they make you register to see it, it's free and easy. Takes like 1 minute. The work was created by comic veterans Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon. It appears to also have the support of some of the heavy-hitting politocs that served on the 9-11 Committee. That makes sense. They want their hard work to be read by Americans so that citizens know what really happened. And let's be honest: A dense 600 page report does not scream "READ ME" to the average citizen or quizzical youth. These committee folks are very earnest people, and in a good way. I've seen them speak on TV before and they are genuinely concerned all of their recommendations will be swept under the rug due to political expediency. This graphic novel appears to have the potential to bring more popular exposure to the medium. Or maybe it's more proof that {CENSORED BY HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY}.


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