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Graphic Content: 3 Comics Based On Real Crimes

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
December 27, 2011

I’m pretty much a snob when it comes to true-crime stories. I want something vivid — but I also don’t want eight pages of shocking photos or a garish cover featuring a mugshot of some dude who needs a sandwich, a shave and a hug.

I want my tales of real-life mayhem to be well-researched and with the weight of history behind them — but also move with the speed of a movie.

Which is why I love it when crime stories are told in graphic-novel form. Here are three of my favorites. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]

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