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Graphic Journalism: Cartoon Covers the Tunisian Revolution

Cartoons covering the events of the Tunisian revolution and stories from Iran, South Lebanon, Gaza and other places are available on the website of Patrick Chappatte, a Swiss political cartoonist who draws for the International Herald Tribune and Le Temps. English and French versions of the site have slightly different content, with more cartoons in French language.

1953 Iranian Coup d'Etat as Digital Comics for iPad Only

A new interactive comics Operation Ajax, designed specifically for the iPad, is being published chapter by chapter. The graphic novel is an adaptation of Stephen Kinzer’s, from The New York Times, nonfiction book All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror. It depicts the events of the coup d'etat backed by CIA in which Mohammad Mossadegh, the Iranian Prime Minister, was overthrown in 1953. The comics was developed by Cognito Comics and Tall Chair, using its reading technology called Active Reader.
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