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New Comic Book Examines Gays' Fate in Nazi Europe: by Paul Canning French graphic artists Michel Dufranne and Mi...

New Comic Book Examines Gays' Fate in Nazi Europe: by Paul Canning French graphic artists Michel Dufranne and Mi...

French graphic artists Michel Dufranne and Milorad Vicanovic-Maza with Christian Lerolle have produced the first comic book about the gay experience of the Holocaust. It tells the story of “discreet, cheerful and romantic” designer and advertising art teacher, Andreas from the early 1930s in Berlin. Life then is OK if you are gay – but the “brown plague” gradually invades the streets, and the city’s institutions. Laws are enacted. Andreas experiences violence. He is sent to prison, then a concentration camp. Surviving the abuse, post-war does not bring more rest. Taken prisoner again, a new fight begins for his rehabilitation. This fight, which seems lost in advance, will be won by betraying his identity. Like many other gays, he disguises his history, saying he was a “red triangle” (political prisoner). He marries a lesbian and together they raise the child she was forced...

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