RaveOregon LiveTakes a graphic novel approach to follow the multiple threads that make up the party’s history. The book’s strength lies in bringing the reader face to face with the organization’s leaders and key players as individuals. One of the most powerful pages is one on which Anderson presents somberly hued portraits of the Black and white activists, victims and others remembered as martyrs at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama ... Walker and Anderson offer valuable context with a primer on African American history in the three centuries preceding the Black Panther Party. From there, the book traces the party’s short but potent arc and those who played influential roles from within and without ...Walker and Anderson are unapologetically sympathetic to the Panthers’ cause and the injustices they suffered as Black Americans ... But the book doesn’t gloss over less admirable aspects of the party’s history.