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by Billy McCall
8.5"x5.5", 28p, stapled, photocopied
As per Billy:
William the Conquerer, Ivan the Terrible, Joan of Arc.... We all know the names. But who in the hell were these people? I looked up 9 bad-ass people, read about them, and wrote a short bio on each of them. Vlad the Impaler? Yeah, that dude loved posting his enemies up on stakes, G.O.T. style. Catherine the Great? Lots of sex, art, and making Russia awesome. Some of these people were "good," some were not so good. But they are all super-interesting to read about.
B&W, text-heavy. This is for people who want to read about actual real life human history. There are a few illustrations though, by my buddy jack: jackchappel.com