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9/11 Report turns into graphic novel

It's a giant leap from "Jughead" to "The 9/11 Report."

But that didn't stop a pair of veteran comic artists from bridging the gap -- turning the dense, painful breakdown of the horrors of that morning in 2001 into a more digestible form: the graphic novel.

In a bold effort to depict the tragedy of Sept. 11, artists Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón illustrated simultaneous events side by side on the page, using the timelines of the hijacked planes as laid out in the 9/11 commission's findings, to chilling effect.

05.10.2006 |