The Decolonization of America is a social fantasy put together by collaging fragments of popular culture, combined with excerpts from old and new adventure comics with washed-out photographs found online.
Created by the German artist Steffen Zillig, The Decolonization of America is a graphic novel of sorts. The plot is described by Zillig as thus: 'In the not too distant future, having completed the genetic decoding of its population, the government of the United States of America decides to send those from elsewhere back out into the world. This is a remarkable attempt to re-establish society as it was before the devastating conquest of the American continent by European immigrants. Soon, convoys of "Euro-Americans" are migrating back to Europe, even though it has been decades since they had any contact with the cranky landmass beyond the Atlantic. Because Europe has long since cut itself off, wanting nothing more to do with the rest of the world. And then, all of a sudden, American refugee boats appear off the French coast… '