Panel Mania: Me, Mikko, and Annikki: A Community Love Story in a Finnish City by Tiitu Takalo

In this deeply researched work of graphic nonfiction, Finnish comics artist Tiitu Takalo has created an inspiring history of a grass roots movement to save an historic neighborhood from demolition, as well as a love story that chronicles her own relationship. This 11-page excerpt provides background on the Tammela neighborhood and on Takalo’s relationship to it. 'Me, Mikko, and Annikki' by Tiitu Takalo (translated by Michael Demson and Helena Halmari) will be published by North Atlantic Books in August. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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