01.18.09

Political Funny Pages

In their witty new graphic novel 08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail, artist Dan Goldman and journalist Michael Crowley capture the campaign through comics. Read an exclusive excerpt.

An exclusive excerpt from 08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail which captures the campaign through comics.

From the book 08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail, by Michael Crowley and Dan Goldman (c) 2009. With permission from Three Rivers Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Michael Crowley covered the 2008 campaign for The New Republic. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, GQ, Slate, and other publications. He is also a frequent political commentator on MSNBC, CBS, CNN, and NPR. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dan Goldman is the artist of the critically acclaimed graphic novel Shooting War and the writer of the political fiction Every Man. His work has appeared in Wired, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, New York magazine, and Forbes. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.