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Reminiscences of Seth Tobocman : oral history, 2002.

Creator: Tobocman, Seth, 1958-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 46 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (106 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Comic Book Illustrator.

Scope and Contents

Background born Houston, TX, secular Zionist family; career: comic illustrator at the New York Rocker, East Village Eye, World War III Illustrated an underground comic developed in response to Iran hostage crisis in 1979, New York Times, Heavy Metal Magazine, author of graphic novels War in the Neighborhood, School of Visual Arts instructor; 9/11: witness to fire from Houston street; post-9/11: volunteer work, witnessing anti-Arab prejudice, travel to Austin, Texas, description of Texan right-wing perception of 9/11, visit to ground zero, 9/11 World War III comic illustration, public reception of comic art, artistic response to event, discussion of terrorism.

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