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Samandal is a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the art of comics in Lebanon and the rest of the world. Based in Beirut, we have published 15 magazines, and two comics anthologies and hosted comics-related events since 2007.
Founded by Omar Khouri, Hatem Imam, Lena Merhej, the… Read More
Samandal is a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the art of comics in Lebanon and the rest of the world. Based in Beirut, we have published 15 magazines, and two comics anthologies and hosted comics-related events since 2007.
Founded by Omar Khouri, Hatem Imam, Lena Merhej, the Fdz, and Tarek Naba'a, the Samandal comics association family has now grown to include Barrack Rima, Joseph Kai, Ghadi Ghosn, Raphaelle Macaron, Sara Sukhun, Yazan Al-Saadi, and Zeina Bassil. Read Less
Help Samandal fight censorship and continue publishing comics in Beirut. Contribute to our indiegogo crowd funding campaign. We have a juicy selection of books and magazines, handmade and digital limited edition prints, original comics pages and artwork from a bunch of local and international artists. Highlights i… Read More
Help Samandal fight censorship and continue publishing comics in Beirut. Contribute to our indiegogo crowd funding campaign. We have a juicy selection of books and magazines, handmade and digital limited edition prints, original comics pages and artwork from a bunch of local and international artists. Highlights include original work from:
• The renowned comics journalist Joe Sacco, author of Palestine, and Notes from Gaza
• L’Association editor and Swiss/Lebanese comics artist Baladi
• Artist and filmmaker Akram Zaatari
• Eccentric artist and musician Raed Yassin
• Prolific comics artist and musician Mazen Kerbaj
• Delirious Samandal co-founder and Creator of imaginary items Omar Khouri offering to paint an original portrait of the donor in gouache
• Belgian artist Valfret and Samandal co-founder Lena Merhej, authors of the two original pages that caused the censorship problem

As well as:
Hatem Imam, Barrack Rima, Andy Warner, Frank Vega, Vito Manolo, Jana Traboulsi, Laure Ghorayeb, Paula Bulling, Lautaro Fizman, Joanna Hellgrin Read Less
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