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Oregon History Comics: Individual Issues


Ten stories about Oregon’s history. Ten Oregon illustrators. Ten excellent history comics! Portland Mercury reporter Sarah Mirk and Know Your City proudly present Oregon History Comics: 10 short comic books telling little-known stories from our state’s history.

From women’s suffrage in Oregon to the tragic Vanport Flood to the legendary all-ages venue, the X-Ray Café, Oregon History Comics presents oft-dry histories in an exciting and accessible format — through bold illustrations from some of Portland’s best and brightest comics illustrators.

Whether you’re a history buff or just a casual comics reader, you’ll find value in Oregon History Comics as a way of learning more about why Oregon is the way it is today.