Run For It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought For Their Freedom by Marcelo D’Salete
Hardcover – Fantagraphics – Oct 2017 – 175 pages
Run For It — a stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d’Salete — is one of the first literary and artistic efforts to face up to Brazil’s hidden history of slavery. Originally published in Brazil where it was nominated for three of the country’s most prestigious comics awards, Run For It has received rave reviews worldwide. These intense tales offer a tragic and gripping portrait of one of history’s darkest corners. It’s hard to look away.