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José Pablo García & Paul Preston
Spanish Civil War Comic

(La guerra civil española)

Graphic Novel

  • Published: 01/06/2016
  • 256 pages

The highly respected and controversial historian, Paul Preston reconstructed the complex storyline of the conflict that devastated Spain between 1936 and 1939. Now, on the 80thanniversary of the war’s outbreak, José Pablo García adapts Paul Preston’s book into comic form. A story in images that brings this history to younger generations and contributes to preserving and recovering collective historical memory.   Translation rights > Andrew Wylie Literary Agency illustration rights > PRHGE

About the author

José Pablo García is an illustrator and comic book artist. His work has appeared in publications such as El Mundo, Dos Veces Breve and Vida Económica. In April 2015 he published Las aventuras de Joselito, his first book as both illustrator and writer.


Paul Preston is a professor of contemporary Spanish history and director of the Cañada Blanch Centre for the study of contemporary Spain at the London School of Economics & Political Science.

Rights sold

  • France: Belin
  • Spain (in Catalan): Editorial Base