On January twenty fourth, 2003, Tom Ridge was sworn into workplace as the primary secretary of the Division of Homeland Safety. In, the brand new division proved to be chaotic, unusual, and generally deeply merciless — a humiliating disaster for the officers it employed in addition to the People it surveilled, rescued, aided, brutalized, or patted down.
Final yr, we revealed anwanting again on how the Division of Homeland Safety rewrote the social contract between the federal government and its residents. The Homeland sequence, together with its stunning artwork and design, is now accessible for a restricted time as a full-color .
From the somber and sobering reporting by Makena Kelly on the latestand Gaby Del Valle’s dispatch from the to Darryl Campbell’s extra lighthearted (and equally maddening) and Sarah Jeong’s character-driven ticktock of the , this quantity is filled with undertold tales. Josh Dzieza’s investigative piece on the stays the one main function on the topic from an English-language publication; and in asking the burning query “ ” Amanda Chicago Lewis discovered a wealthy vein of potential solutions from over a dozen former homeland safety officers.
From the outset, we supposed the Homeland sequence to really feel cohesive, even stunning. The extraordinary care positioned into artwork path by Kristen Radtke turns into much more obvious when sure into 160 full-color pages with unique illustrations and pictures. The anthology is now accessible for preorder within the Verge retailer.
Softcover quantity in a slipcase with 160 full-color pages in high-quality coated inventory. Ten magazine-length tales are accompanied by unique illustrations and pictures.
Should you’ve been following Homeland all year long, thanks once more for indulging us. For a sequence about bureaucratic techniques and gross incompetence at a nationwide scale, it has been fairly enjoyable, hasn’t it?
– Kevin Nguyen & Sarah Jeong