International Criminal Court: Global Deterrent or Paper Tiger?

Instructions: click inside the comic, then use your arrow keys to navigate. Created by Dan Archer, this interactive comic explores the ICC from a historical and political perspective. The central question: Is the ICC a global deterrent or a paper tiger? The main thread of Archer's comic reads horizontally, telling the history of the ICC and the central questions it faces. Supplemental information is provided by scrolling through the vertical panels, allowing you to choose how deep you want to go into the story. Visit Dan Archer's website at and follow him on Twitter @archcomix. If you are interested in how this comic was created, you can read about it on the blog.

21 Jan 2013


Is there somewhere I can access this comic? I'd like to use it as a teaching tool in my course on Politics of Human Rights.

18 Jan 2018

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