Excerpts from the Free Speech Handbook by Ian Rosenberg, artwork by Mike Cavallaro
In honor of Free Speech Week 2021, we’re sharing a few pages from the new graphic novel Free Speech Handbook, written by Ian Rosenberg and illustrated by Mike Cavallaro.
Learn more about the Free Speech Handbook, which is available to pre-order before its November 30th release.
Note: Please click on each image to enlarge.
Ian Rosenberg has over twenty years of experience as a media lawyer, and has worked as legal counsel for ABC News since 2003. He graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and magna cum laude from Cornell Law School. Rosenberg is also an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, and teaches media law at Brooklyn College. He is the author of The Fight for Free Speech (NYU Press 2021), which Kirkus called in a starred review, “Essential reading for journalists, political activists, and ordinary citizens alike.”
Mike Cavallaro is from New Jersey and has worked in comics and animation since the early 1990s. His comics include Eisner Award–nominated Parade (with fireworks), The Life and Times of Savior 28 (written by J.M. DeMatteis), Foiled and Curses! Foiled Again (written by Jane Yolen), Decelerate Blue (written by Adam Rapp), and the Nico Bravo series (a 2019 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids selection).
For more information about their new graphic novel, Free Speech Handbook, visit www.FreeSpeechHandbook.com.
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