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Lewis’ graphic novel tells his civil rights story

August 14, 2013 • Entertainment


This image provided by Top Shelf Comics shows the cover of the “March: Book One,” the first in a trilogy of graphic novels on the life of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Lewis’ discovery of a comic book “Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story” proved influential on him and others as they began to struggle for civil rights. (AP Photo/Top Shelf Comics)

In telling his life story in the pages of a graphic novel, U.S. Rep. John Lewis pays homage to a comic book that propelled him into the civil rights movement and, ultimately, into Congress.

The Georgia Democrat’s “March: Book One,” released Tuesday, was published by Top Shelf, co-written by Lewis staffer Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Eisner Login to read more

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