Depicts the events of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, which saw twenty thousand British soldiers killed and another forty thousand injured, on the banks of the French river as they mounted a joint offensive against the German army.
Joe Sacco's acclaimed books include Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde, and Footnotes in Gaza, as well as a best-selling collaboration with Chris Hedges, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Spectacular.... Welcome to the trenches. This is going to be massive.