Press Release: CARTOONIST DRAWS STORIES OUT OF HIDDEN PAST, INVISIBLE PRESENT

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12 September 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT NAME: Marek Bennett
CONTACT URL:  http://www.MarekBennett.com 

CARTOONIST DRAWS STORIES OUT OF HIDDEN PAST, INVISIBLE PRESENT
New graphic novel documents “Fall in the Heart of Europe”

When cartoonist Marek Bennett announced his next travel comics project two years ago, he thought of it as a straightforward family history webcomic. Bennett planned to travel through his great grandmother’s native region of Eastern Slovakia, living with distant cousins and studying local stories, foods, languages, folk music, and artwork.

Within minutes of embarking on his journey, however, Bennett realized how much he still had to learn about the Eastern European communities he would be living and working in.   Continue reading

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