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  • Desolate drawings
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    Winnipeg Free Press / September 28, 2019

    The story of hundreds of thousands of girls and women from Japanese-occupied Korea, China and the Philippines who were forced into military-organized sexual slavery before and during the Second World War remains hotly contested. In August, a statue of one of these "comfort women" had to be removed from the Aichi Triennale exhibit in Japan due to security threats, contributing to ongoing diplomatic and trade tensions between Japan and Korea.

  • Dans son récit graphique, Keum Suk Gendry-Kim évoque les séparés des deux Corées
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    DNA / September 16, 2021

    Dans L’attente, Keum Suk Gendry-Kim évoque la guerre de Corée à travers ses victimes collatérales : les familles. L’autrice, qui a fait une partie de ses études à Strasbourg, revient dans la capitale alsacienne ce vendredi pour une dédicace à la librairie Le Tigre.

  • 10 livros coreanos que estão fazendo sucesso no Brasil e no mundo
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    Capricho / September 11, 2021

    Além do K-pop, dos filmes e séries de TV, a literatura coreana também está ganhando espaço fora do país através da Hallyu – inclusive aqui no Brasil. Só nos últimos anos, dezenas de obras ganharam tra... A Vegetariana – Han Kang Han Kang é uma autora contemporânea premiada. Nascida na Coreia do Sul em 1970, ela já possui diversos livros publicados, mas se tornou conhecida globalmente através de A Vege...

  • Our 11 most anticipated graphic novels of the fall
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    Polygon / September 05, 2021

    t’sIt’s that time of year again where we wait for some cooler weather to roll in and hunker down with a brand new stack of comics. Continuing to act as a soothing balm for everything that ails us, this fall’s new releases offer more than their fair share of unexpected delights for those prepared to get cozy and read everything straight through ‘til the end. From webcomics-turned-print-editions and beloved caped crusaders getting a whole new outlook, to historical smut and heart-wrenching personal narratives, this generous fall line-up is guaranteed to keep expectant readers on their toes. These are Polygon’s most anticipated graphic novels for fall 2021!

  • L’attente - Par Keum Suk Gendry-Kim - Futuropolis
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    ActuaBD / September 01, 2021

    L'attente, une famille brisée par la partition du pays. Le titre et le sous-titre de ce nouvel opus de Keum Suk Gendry-Kim résument parfaitement le propos de ce roman graphique centré sur la division de la Corée et ses tragiques conséquences humaines, le tout magnifiquement raconté et dessiné.

  • Le nomination agli Harvey Awards 2020
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    Fumettologica / September 01, 2020

    Sono state comunicate le nomination all’edizione 2020 degli Harvey Awards, uno dei più prestigiosi premi del fumetto statunitense, dedicati alla memoria del fumettista Harvey Kurtzman. A causa delle problematiche sanitarie legate al Covid-19, la cerimonia di premiazione, che solitamente si tiene in ottobre durante il New York Comic Con, sarà un evento virtuale che verrà trasmesso online in una data ancora da decidere.

  • BD : plusieurs auteurs français nommés aux Harvey Awards 2020
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    Actualitté.com / September 01, 2020

    Les lauréats seront désignés après les votes de professionnels sélectionnés par l'organisation des Harvey Awards, ouverts jusqu'au 21 septembre prochain. Les résultats, eux, seront connus au mois d'octobre, pendant l'événement, le New York Comic Con, qui se déroule du 8 au 11 octobre.

  • November 2021 Reads for the Rest of Us
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    Ms. Magazine / October 30, 2021

    The Feminist Know-It-All: You know her. You can’t stand her. Good thing she’s not here! Instead, this column by gender and women’s studies librarian Karla Strand will amplify stories of the creation, access, use and preservation of knowledge by women and girls around the world; share innovative projects and initiatives that focus on information, literacies, libraries and more; and, of course, talk about all of the books.

  • Riding the Wave: The Steady Rise of Korean Manhwa
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    lareviewofbooks / October 24, 2020

      IN LATE 2019, the story of a Korean “comfort woman” made a number of lists of the best comics and graphic novels of the year. This benign moniker, of course, belies the horrors experienced by these women. Authored by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translated by Janet Hong, Grass (Drawn & Quarterly, 2019) depicts the life of Granny Lee Ok-sun, a woman forced into sexual slavery as a girl during the Imperial Japanese Army’s World War II occupation of Korea. Lee’s life transforms across black-and-white panels in which darkness swallows characters as they endure brutality and bright white spaces offer a biting reprieve.

  • Le Malerbe è la graphic novel sulle vittime dello sfruttamento sessuale dell’esercito giapponese
    Italian(Italiano) Article

    staynerd / October 23, 2019

    Il 10 ottobre 2019 la casa editrice BAO Publishing ha portato in Italia Le Malerbe, ultimo lavoro della fumettista coreana Keum Suk Gendry-Kim. Si tratta di una graphic novel dai toni autobiografici, nata dopo anni di lavoro grazie alla testimonianza diretta di una sopravvissuta alle atrocità della Seconda Guerra Mondiale.