Born: 1960 October 2 in Ħal Kirkop [Kirkop], Malta

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

Photo title: Joe Sacco in Iraq in 2005 with 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines inside the Haditha Dam.
From 2 January 2005 circa
Author: TexianPolitico

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    Joe Sacco Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Joe Family name: Sacco

Other Names:

  1. J. Sacco Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: J. Family name: Sacco
  2. Джо Сакко Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Джо Family name: Сакко


  1. University of Oregon ? to ?


  1. J. Sacco [generic]
  2. Joe Sacco
  3. Joe “On His Last Legs” Sacco [generic]


  1. 2004: Adamson Awards - Best International Comic-Strip [or Comic Book] Cartoonist
  2. 2010: Eisner Award - Best Writer/Artist-Nonfiction
  3. 2011: Troféu HQ Mix - Roteirista estrangeiro (Best Foreign Writer)

Awards for Issues:

  1. 2000: Squiddy Award - Best Original Graphic Novel
    Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-95 (2000 series)
  2. 2001: Eisner Award - Best Graphic Album: New
    Safe Area Goražde (2001 series)
  3. 2001: Squiddy Award - Best Comic Reprint Collection
    Palestine (2001 series)
  4. 2002: Firecracker Alternative Book Awards - Graphic Novel
    Palestine (2001 series)