On Politics, Politicians and Graphic Novels

didi-chairman meow
One of the books I mentioned in the post was Chairman Meow and the Protectors of the Proletariat. This is Didi the pug, chief villain in that comic. I imagine this is what Lavi thinks “professional feminists” look like.

Having spent many long hours listening to Narendra Modi speechify and Mamata Banerjee froth at the mouth because she was ‘attacked’, I wrote this post on politicians trying to write stories for themselves that will lend them a certain kind of persona and graphic novels that tell readers tales from modern Indian history. The comics and graphic novels include Delhi Calm, Bhimayana and Chairman Meow and the Protectors of the Proletariat and the comic titled Kashmir Ki Kahani that’s up on News Laundry. They’re all highly recommended, if you haven’t read them.

The post got me a superb comment. Someone called Lavi wrote:

The author is a professional feminist. So, every effort to find reason, logic, impartiality or brilliance, is a futile and redundant one, since then.

I think I need to make me a T-shirt that says “Professional Feminist”.


2 thoughts on “On Politics, Politicians and Graphic Novels”

  1. excellent t-shirt :yes: now find somebody who would pay you for being a professional feminist …

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