Some say the Charlie Hebdo attack could change the comic world forever, a threat to cartoonist has never been so strong, but should it prevent you from still covering sensitive issues? Should all journalistic cartoonists feel threatened? A comic journalist set out to do just that, Jules Callis had clear doubts about his decision to travel to Lebanon to document the Syrian refugee crisis just days after the attack. Jules Callis wasn’t about to shy away from a subject matter and determinedly made the decision to travel to the Syrian border to tell the real story through comic journalism.
Jules Callis 29 from the Netherlands, is a quirky and kooky comic artist, who uses his unique style of illustration to connect with his subjects. Jules is naturally drawn to the documentation of people living in harsh environments. Jules’ art form is unique and lookers by are fascinated and intrigued by this eccentric artist at work. Jules’ craft is unlike other journalism which allows him to create a connection and a sense of ease with all his subject matters.