Evita the Life and Work of Eva Peron

(W) Alberto Breccia & Various In a sequel to their spellbinding, experimental biography of Che Guevara, Hector Germ?n Oesterheld and the Breccias chronicle the eventful life of Eva Per?n. Published in 1970, Evita: The Life and Work of Eva Per?n was daringly intended to be the follow-up to the artists' successful and controversial 1969 graphic biography Life of Che. Hector Germ?n Oesterheld plotted the book and the father and son team of Alberto and Enrique Breccia drew the comic - but the text was 'sanitized' before its publication. In 2001, a restored version of Evita featuring Oesterheld's original, uncensored script wasfinally published in Spanish; it is translated in English here for the first time. In just 72 boldly penned chiaroscuro pages, this graphic biography paints a complex portrait of a pivotal Argentine figure who was at once beloved and reviled by her people. Born in rural Argentina to extreme poverty, she moved to Buenos Aires where she met and married Colonel Per?n, who would become president of Argentina. As First Lady, affectionately nicknamed Evita, she devoted h


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