Controlling Bodies in Public Space

Illustrations were made by the author in ink, pencil, and color pencil, based on the original arrest affidavits created by the NYPD

Rikers Island, in Portraits

An Illustrated History of the War

All illustrations are by the author. This illustration is based on a photograph from the H.J. Anslinger Papers, 1835–1970. Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

“I’m going to turn into a dream and then you’ll be in real trouble”

photo courtesy the Klarwein family

Ricardo Cortés

I draw, write, & sometimes publish books. Drug wars, oceans, jails, children's books.

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