Pride of Baghdad
Release Date: 01/25/2019
This 2006 comic by Brian K. Vaughn and Niko Henrichon is about lions escaping the Baghdad Zoo during the Iraq War. We look at how the creators approached this subject matter, why it's been challenged in libraries and how it represents people in the Middle East.
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- US troops kill Baghdad lions
- 15 YEARS AGO, A LION PRIDE ROAMED THE STREETS OF BAGHDAD
- Revisiting ‘Pride of Baghdad’s’ Haunting Iraq War Allegory
- The Joy of Pride: Vaughan talks "Pride of Baghdad"
- BANNED BOOKS WEEK: PRIDE OF BAGHDAD
- The Pride of Baghdad
- CBLDF Discussion Guide: Pride of Baghdad