Best Reason to Visit the Comic Book Store

The March Trilogy

The unlikely pairing of a graphic novelist from Arkansas and a Georgia congressman resulted in the first graphic novel to win a National Book Award last November: the graphic memoir March, which captures the civil rights movement through the eyes of young activist and later U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Illustrated by North Little Rock native Nate Powell and co-authored by Congressman Lewis and Andrew Aydin, the book has already been placed on school curriculums in more than 40 states. (topshelfcomix.com/catalog/march/760)

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