Comics Journalism – Army of God

Based on David Axe's reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010, Army Of God is an ambitious 100-page non-fiction graphic novel that explores the history of the Lord's Resistance Army and what is now one of the worst ongoing humanitarian crises in the world. Based on eyewitness accounts from captives and those working to stop the destructive militia, each chapter focuses on a different person and their role in the saga. With stark black and white artwork from Tim Hamilton, each character's chilling account is brought to life, from diplomats to LRA soldiers to the women and children directly impacted by their campaign.

Army of God is also avalaible in print.

The leader of the LRA, Joseph Kony was put in the global spotlight in 2012, when this video by Invisible Children went viral. David Axe and Brian Conley have opposing views on the value of this video:

Get Kony by David Axe

#Kony2012 – Hashtag you can believe in by Brian Conley

Other media on Army of God:

Interview with David Axe by PRI's The World

Review of Army of God by The Guardian

Review of Army of God by PopMatters