Prison Town

In Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud the comic book guru talks about the vast potential of the sequential art ? in story telling. He’s not only talking about superhero comics versus graphic novels. McCloud is talking about comics being used in all varieties of narrative forms.

Prison Town: Paying the Price, a comic published by the real cost of prisons project, makes very effective use of the sequential art ?. The information it contains is so important for a nation who imprisons more people than any other. But that information can be dry and incomprehensible. Prison Town uses the comic form to make the data easily understood and memorable.

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