This week’s Illustrated PEN features an excerpt from Joe Sacco’s Milk, first published in his book Bumf, Vol.1 and featured in Best American Comics 2016

Joe Sacco’s acclaimed books include Palestine, Safe Area Goražde, and Footnotes in Gaza, as well as a best-selling collaboration with Chris Hedges, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. Sacco is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his work has been translated into fourteen languages. Born in Malta and raised in Australia, he lives in Portland, Oregon.

“Milk” by Joe Sacco from BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2016. Copyright © 2015 by Joe Sacco. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.