Liberty (Paperback)

Liberty By Julian Voloj, Jorg Hartmann (Illustrator) Cover Image

Liberty (Paperback)

By Julian Voloj, Jorg Hartmann (Illustrator)


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A graphic history of how America’s most iconic symbol came to be.

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous monuments in the world and it is synonymous with the American Dream. Countless emigrees were welcomed by her imposing presence on arrival at Ellis Island during the 20th Century. A symbol of freedom and hope for millions. But did you know that her very existence was down to the incredible determination and obsession of one man? And this man, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi was not even an American! Liberty: the improbable story of how America’s most iconic symbol came to be.
Julian Voloj was born in Muenster, Germany, to Colombian parents. There, he studied literature and linguistics. He is the author of a number of internationally successful graphic novels including "The Artist Behind Superman: The Joe Shuster Story", “Basquiat”, “Black and White” and “(Not) A New York Love Story”. He lives in New York City.

Jörg Hartmann studied illustration at the Münster School of Design where he discovered his passion for drawing, especially for comic projects. In Germany, his comics “Nostradamus” (EHAPA), “Wilsberg - In alter Freundschaft”and “Wilsberg - Um Kopf und Kragen” (Carlsen Comics) were published. He loves watercolor painting and runs his own gallery in his hometown of Münster.
Product Details ISBN: 9781913123055
ISBN-10: 1913123057
Publisher: Nobrow
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English