LaGuardia: A Very Modern Story of Immigration

TitleLaGuardia: A Very Modern Story of Immigration
Year for Search2018
AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Date Published2018-19
PublisherDark Horse Comics
Place PublishedMilwaukie, OR
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

Graphic novel satire on immigration with aliens from space landing in Nigeria and providing the country with the technology to radically improve life, while also mixing their DNA with human DNA. The novel depicts opposition to the aliens as immigrants, particularly in the United States.

Additional Publishers

Collects issues 1 - 4 of LaGuardia from Berger Books, 2018-2019

Info Notes

There is a note by the author on her experiences at airport security and notes by the illustrator at the back of the unpaged book

Illustration

Illus. Tana Ford. Colorist Hames Devlin. Letterer Sal Cipriano

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

African American female author (b. 1974) of Igbo heritage

Full Text

2018-19 Okorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). LaGuardia: A Very Modern Story of Immigration. Illus. Tana Ford. Colorist Hames Devlin. Letterer Sal Cipriano. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, with a note by the author on her experiences at airport security and notes by the illustrator at the back of the unpaged book. Collects issues 1 - 4 of LaGuardia from Berger Books, 2018-2019. PSt

Graphic novel satire on immigration with aliens from space landing in Nigeria and providing the country with the technology to radically improve life, while also mixing their DNA with human DNA. The novel depicts opposition to the aliens as immigrants, particularly in the United States. African American female author of Igbo heritage.