A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge [Josh Neufeld] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now in paperback, The New York Times best- selling. “Josh Neufeld is a master storyteller. A.D. is intimate and yet seismic in its scope. His art takes us to the depth of the humanity of those we. Because, reading A.D: New Orleans after the Deluge on the Internet with interactive multimedia web links gave an experience that was not like.

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This graphic documentary captures varying attitudes toward and experiences of the hurricane, from before the storm hits, to its furious but perhaps not as crushing as it could have been, approach, to the breaking of the levies, and the subsequent flood. What these idiots don’t realize is that when the evacuations were called, it was only th “Look, tonight we can sleep on the tool shed. Dec 18, Jon athan Nakapalau rated it it was amazing Shelves: Do you think there is a critical need for a definition of the experience of reading graphic novels with interactive multimedia web links?

These well-defined aspects of the characters allow Neufeld to seamlessly slip in and out of the various situations without even an ounce of momentary confusion on behalf of the audience. And can do it in pretty quick strokes. If getting the facts right doesn’t seem like such a feat, all I have to do is remember the rumors, rush to judgment, a.d.ndw reporting and misunderstandings that occurred then. You got this part wrong.

Tell us a little bit about each of these unique individuals and why you chose to tell their stories. He then checks back a year and a half later. Pretty much since it came out 6 years ago. Particularly interesting a.d.nfw her take on the “looters,” who basically kept people alive with much needed food and water.

New Orleans after the Deluge on the Internet with interactive multimedia web links gave an experience that was not like a book and it certainly was not like a magazine. You know bad things are go This graphic novel follows the lives of a good cross section of people before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. If anything, I wish the author had delved a little deeper into each of the characters, but it works well as a thought-provoking glimpse at a complicated and tragic story.

Neufeld’s a skilled craftsman who delivers seven diverse experiences of Katrina and its aftermath.


New Orleans After the Deluge Thanks again, — josh. I hope after twenty or even thirty years works such as this one can keep the memory of those terrible days in New Orleans alive. Dec 23, Dan rated it liked it Shelves: Edward’s University website Oct. Kevin helps his family prepare to evacuate to Tallahassee.

There is a doctor, a convenience store owner, a counselor After Hurricane Katrina it was impossible to turn on the news without hearing about it, the devastation, the displacement, the deaths, and the conspiracy theories about the government intentionally targeting New Orleans. If not for her, Thf would have appreciated I can’t say enjoyed this book more and would have given it a higher rating.

The new post-Katrina sections posed a fresh challenge: Her story is probably one of the most compelling but it was hard to get past the obscenities. Just how much misery can one man be made to suffer?

Neufeld interviewed many survivors but settled on these seven to represent a wide range of experiences and perspectives, which he does with a keen, journalistic voice while telling their stories. Deprived of water and medical care, they watched as soldiers drove past, ignoring their cries. All that is missing — or changed in important ways — when reading comics on the Internet. Webarchive template wayback links Webarchive template webcite links Use mdy dates from June Pages to import images to Wikidata.

I cried twice, maybe twice and a half. He then went directly from California out to Ohio for college. While I would encourage offering financial support to the artist, if you simply cannot wait to get your hands on this one, you can read the original version of the piece hereat SMITH Magazine, as well as hear updates from Neufeld on his blog, watch and listen to interviews with the real characters, and learn more about the project!

Aug 09, Pages. The story is told chronologically and flips between the seven people 5, technically as 2 are in pairs this is a little confusing at first but once you get into the book the reader gets into the rhythm. I expected there to be a bit more of a through line or narrative here, but since it was just documenting things that really happened, I guess that was expecting too much.

New Orleans After the…. By this I mean the actual drawings, not the weird monochromatic patterning, which is not dissimilar to that of Asterios Polypexcept that there it enhanced the story and here it detracted and distracted. His art takes us to the depth of the humanity of those we cherish. Katrina has finally passed New Orleans, and Hamid and Mansell emerge, blinking in the sunlight, ecstatic to have survived the storm. Licha She mentions at one point that her mother is the only one who can afford to live on her own.


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There were some moments when the dialog was a bit stilted and I’m not sure how I felt about the color scheme, though I really liked what one goodreads reviewer said, that by having the different color schemes it was like each character had their own sound-track. This entry was posted in Book Reviews and tagged A. We see a couple pack a few belongings and decide to evacuate; another thinks she will ride out the storm with her mother at a local hospital; and two men decide to camp out in their store to make sure it’s protected.

If they are lucky, they will be with family, friends and loved ones. What do you hope readers take away from A. I think “well it could work well as a YA novel” but I think that this is just not written well enough on any level to deserve that kind of sympathetic thinking.

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And in Tallahassee, Kevin learns that he and his younger brother will be sent off to California to attend school there. The cover to Pantheon’s hardcover edition of Tye.

There is a doctor, a convenience store owner, a counselor, a minister’s son, and a comic book collector. Neufeld uses color in a unique way by giving each section of the book a specific color tone, adding to the all-encompassing changes this storm caused for New Orleans and so many other places and America. Great illustrations and interesting characters based on real deljge, according to the author’s note make this a great book.

One of the characters, Leo, works there now is a nice guy who is ready to talk to you about comics and everything when you go into the store. Denise arrive at the Convention Center to find it completely without vital services, and filled with abandoned people.