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This was a total surprise, thoroughly outstanding I picked it up on a lark, after it was recommended by my librarian I have no particular interest in the Kennedy assassination, and no patience for conspiracy theories But this book completely captured my attention and transformed the way I think about this period, so that s five stars from me Rather than the text of the actual report what I thought I was getting when I started , this team two artists and a historian have written a history This was a total surprise, thoroughly outstanding I picked it up on a lark, after it was recommended by my librarian I have no particular interest in the Kennedy assassination, and no patience for conspiracy theories But this book completely captured my attention and transformed the way I think about this period, so that s five stars from me Rather than the text of the actual report what I thought I was getting when I started , this team two artists and a historian have written a history of the Warren Commission Report, of the document itself This graphic form is the perfect medium through which to explore it So much of the content of the report is clarified by visual depiction the physical geography of Dealey Plaza, the anatomical details of the autopsy report, the conflicting timelines of witnesses That was all interesting, but the real value here, particularly for someone of my generation, was the revelation of how bad this report is, how shoddy the investigation was, and that the government wouldn t have had nearly enough evidence to appropriately convict Lee Harvey Oswald I had no idea The authors put forth a sophisticated thesis, that the mishandling of the investigation is what began the shift in Americans relationship with their government, rather than the conventionally held turning points of Vietnam or Watergate, and I think they prove this fairly convincingly As someone who came of age post Oliver Stone s JFK, I lump JFK conspiracy theorists in with moon landing debunkers and those who insist 9 11 was an inside job This book traces the origin of this subculture, to a time when asking whether Cuba was involved was not an insane statement but a reasoned response They humanized conspiracy theorists, and gave them credibility After all, as the book says, both LBJ and RFK maintained belief that the Cubans were involved in JFK s death til their own demises I learned so much Since the same team did a project on the 9 11 report, I look forward to reading that one soon I guess it should come as no surprise that a book about the Warren Commission report hews so closely to its conclusions As someone who is pretty conversant with the Kennedy assassination I got pretty antsy during the first part of the book I was getting ready to pack it in about halfway through, but there were a few things that kept my interest The authors did a nice job of illustrating some of the bigger criticisms against the Warren Report For example, they talk about the pressure LBJ brou I guess it should come as no surprise that a book about the Warren Commission report hews so closely to its conclusions As someone who is pretty conversant with the Kennedy assassination I got pretty antsy during the first part of the book I was getting ready to pack it in about halfway through, but there were a few things that kept my interest The authors did a nice job of illustrating some of the bigger criticisms against the Warren Report For example, they talk about the pressure LBJ brought to bear on Earl Warren to head up the commission and his anxiety about possible Russian involvement.The end of the book did a fine job of explaining why so few people are willing to swallow the Warren Report and have such problems with the single gunman I.e magic bullet theory The authors take pains to broaden the perspective to a culture wide discontent with authority that really gained traction during the 1960s In the beginning I wanted to hate this book but eventually the authors won me over to a point The book still gives far too much credence to the single shooter theory in my opinion But they do a decent job of leaving it up to the reader to decide The Warren Commission Report covers the assassination of John F Kennedy Throughout the novel, you can see how America was uncertain about who was on their side and were of where they stand The story demonstrates the toll that the event took upon Americans It also takes a deeper look into the assassination and analyzes every detail of the event, down to the very last bullethole.It was an interesting read, although I have to admit some parts were very slow and didn t really keep my attention, b The Warren Commission Report covers the assassination of John F Kennedy Throughout the novel, you can see how America was uncertain about who was on their side and were of where they stand The story demonstrates the toll that the event took upon Americans It also takes a deeper look into the assassination and analyzes every detail of the event, down to the very last bullethole.It was an interesting read, although I have to admit some parts were very slow and didn t really keep my attention, but when there was an intense part, it would keep you turning the pages for , an example is when the story takes you through Lee s procedure on that fateful day The author made Lee a solid white color, so in scenes with color he really sticks out A good example of this is when Lee was walking with a crowd of people and you could pick him out.Overall this graphic novel has some gold moments, but there are really slow parts that could just seem boring to those who aren t particularly interested in the topic This is about as exciting as one would expect the Warren Commission Report to be However, it does a good job of presenting the report alongside of the conspiracy theories while showing how the way the report was commissioned could result in nothing but debate and conspiracies I m not a big fan of assassination history and while I know this event as well as the next educated person it s not something I particularly read about so did find quite a lot of new interesting tidbits of information Th This is about as exciting as one would expect the Warren Commission Report to be However, it does a good job of presenting the report alongside of the conspiracy theories while showing how the way the report was commissioned could result in nothing but debate and conspiracies I m not a big fan of assassination history and while I know this event as well as the next educated person it s not something I particularly read about so did find quite a lot of new interesting tidbits of information The writing style is entertaining and the book thoroughly held my attention for me to read it in one day The art however, I did not like at all The people are downright ugly, especially the faces of the women nough said The book is obviously written to an adult audience but could certainly be read by teens though I can t see it having any appeal unless it was for an assignment or such This is what I think of when it comes down to a graphic novel that keeps your attention Pages packed full of detail that you often might need to come back to, or want to come back to Overall, this was a great layer by layer approach to what the Warren Commission was created to do, and how successful and controversial this was The details are excellent, graphics awesome, and I thought how great it would be to mix some real photos into the mix to align with the excellent illustrations already t This is what I think of when it comes down to a graphic novel that keeps your attention Pages packed full of detail that you often might need to come back to, or want to come back to Overall, this was a great layer by layer approach to what the Warren Commission was created to do, and how successful and controversial this was The details are excellent, graphics awesome, and I thought how great it would be to mix some real photos into the mix to align with the excellent illustrations already there This text by Richard Reeves is well done, precise, and tries to not leave any theories untouched and provides an accurate overview of all the possible information that had made up conspiracies as well as history surrounding this event very well done Very disappointed I was surprised to open this as a Christmas present and was really pleased and looking forward to read it I m not particularly a fan of conspiracy theories, I think as a rule of thumb they mostly tend to be complete nonsensical claims However political assassinations are an interesting subject matter and the Kennedy assassination was a significant event in history So I went in to it expecting an enjoyable read.Sadly I didn t get one The subject material just cannot be conv Very disappointed I was surprised to open this as a Christmas present and was really pleased and looking forward to read it I m not particularly a fan of conspiracy theories, I think as a rule of thumb they mostly tend to be complete nonsensical claims However political assassinations are an interesting subject matter and the Kennedy assassination was a significant event in history So I went in to it expecting an enjoyable read.Sadly I didn t get one The subject material just cannot be conveyed sufficiently in this medium It is seriously condensed and often dedicates single pages and sentences to certain theories or facts If you were planning on reading this to get a detailed insight into the events I wouldn t bother I would read a book or watch a documentary, there are countless good ones out there that will leave you farinformed than this graphic novel.The novel never bores entirely, and the artwork is good But come the end of it you just feel dissatisfied as if you haven t gotten anything worthwhile out of it .E-pub ☪ The Warren Commission Report: A Graphic Investigation into the Kennedy Assassination ⚉ Within days of the murder of President John F Kennedy, Lyndon B Johnson appointed a seven member commission to investigate the assassination In its report, the Warren Commission determined that there was no credible evidence conflicting with its conclusion of a lone gunman Artist Ernie Col n, bestselling illustrator of The Report A Graphic Adaptation, teams up with author Dan Mishkin to provide a unique means of testing the commission s findings, unraveling conflicting narratives side by side through graphic novel techniques The Warren Commission Report A Graphic Investigation into the Kennedy Assassination breaks down how decisions in the days that followed the assassination not only shaped how the commission reconstructed events but also helped foster the conspiracy theories that play a part in American politics to this day A well written and concise explanation of the assassination, the culture of America at the time, and the Warren Commission s investigation for anyone who doesn t have the time or inclination to read the giant report itself I was surprised that the book ended up mostly agreeing with the Report despite its many criticisms of the investigation, but I felt the author made many salient points I will say that if you re well read on the subject, you probably won t learn many new facts from this book A well written and concise explanation of the assassination, the culture of America at the time, and the Warren Commission s investigation for anyone who doesn t have the time or inclination to read the giant report itself I was surprised that the book ended up mostly agreeing with the Report despite its many criticisms of the investigation, but I felt the author made many salient points I will say that if you re well read on the subject, you probably won t learn many new facts from this book but it s a solid overview A bit tough to read, but super fascinating All history books should be in graphic novel format.