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Synopses & Reviews

Review:

"While many of the strips reflect the respect the form has earned from mainstream media, there's still plenty of work here that pushes the boundaries of format and taste." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"The collections variety demonstrates the vast potential of the medium, and thats without a single representative of the superhero and other mainstream genres." Booklist

Synopsis:

Guest editor Chris Ware and series editor Anne Elizabeth Moore have sought out the best stories to create this cutting-edge collection. Contributors include Lynda Barry, R. and Aline Crumb, Kim Deitch, Gilbert Hernandez, Seth, and Art Spiegelman.

About the Author

'Anne Elizabeth Moore is an author and coeditor of Punk Planet.She has earned Harvey and Eisner Award nominations for her work on theComics Journal and the first two Comics Journal Special Editions. She\'s written for The Onion, the Journal of Popular Culture, and Bitch, and provided commentary on CNN and NPR. She has an M.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.Chris Ware is the author of Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth,which won the American Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award.'

Table of Contents

Jerry Moriarty. Dad Watches (Endpapers) from Kramers Ergot

ii : Ivan Brunetti. The Horror of Simply Being Alive from Schizo

iv : Art Spiegelman. Portrait of the Artist As a Young %@#*! from Virginia Quarterly Review and The New Yorker

xii : Anne Elizabeth Moore. Foreword

xvi : Chris Ware. Introduction

1 : R. and Aline Crumb. Winta Wundaland from The New Yorker

4 : Sophie Crumb. “Hey, Soph, Whazzup?” from Mome

5 : Alison Bechdel. The Canary-Colored Caravan of Death from Fun Home

33 : C. Tyler. Just A Bad Seed and Once, We Ran from Late Bloomer

40 : Lynda Barry. Ernie Pooks Comeek (Excerpt) from Ernie Pook

44 : Lauren Weinstein. Skate Date, Waiting, and John and I Go to the Movies from Girl Stories ix

49 : Vanessa Davis. Untitled Diary Strips from Kramers Ergot

53 : Gabrielle Bell. California Journal from Mome

65 : Ivan Brunetti. Six Things I Like About My Girlfriend from Schiz0

66 : Jeffrey Brown. These Things, These Things from Little Things

75 : Ron Regé Jr. fuc 1997: We Share a Happy Secret, But Beware, Because the Modern World Emerges from Kramers Ergot

91 : John Porcellino. Country Roads—Brighton from King-Cat Comics and Stories

95 : Jonathan Bennett. Needles and Pins from Mome

106 : Kevin Huizenga. Glenn in Bed from Ganges

118 : David Heatley. Sambo from Mome

121 : Sammy Harkham. Lubavitch, Ukraine, 1876 from Kramers Ergot

132 : Miriam Katin. Untitled (The List) from We Are on Our Own

144 : Ben Katchor. Shoehorn Technique from Chicago Reader

156 : Adrian Tomine. Shortcomings (Excerpt) from Optic Nerve

175 : David Heatley. Cut Thru and Laundry Room from Mome

x 177 : Gilbert Hernandez. Fritz After Dark from Lubas Comics and Stories

201 : Kim Deitch. No Midgets in Midgetville from The Stuff of Dreams

219 : Anders Nilsen. Dinner and a Walk from Big Questions #7: Dinner and a Nap

230 : Charles Burns. Black Hole (Excerpt) from Black Hole

240 : Gary Panter. Untitled (Discrete Operations Vehicle—Burning Gall) from Jimbos Inferno

251 : C.F. Blond Atchen and the Bumble Boys from The Ganzfeld

263 : Ivan Brunetti. My Bumbling, Corpulent Mass from Schizo

264 : Tim Hensley. Meet the Dropouts from Mome

267 : Paper Rad. Kramers Ergot from Kramers Ergot

280 : David Heatley. Walnut Creek from Mome

285 : Dan Zettwoch. Wont Be Licked! The Great 37 Flood in Louisville from Drawn & Quarterly Showcase

315 Contributors Notes

326 100 Distinguished Comics from August 31, 2005 to September 1, 2006

333 : Seth. Wimbledon Green from Wimbledon Green

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618718764
Author:
Ware, Chris
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Editor:
Ware, Chris; Moore, Anne Elizabeth
Author:
Moore, Anne Elizabeth
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
CGN000000
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Best American (TM)
Publication Date:
20071010
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w and full-color art throughout
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7 in 2.41 lb

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Guest editor Chris Ware and series editor Anne Elizabeth Moore have sought out the best stories to create this cutting-edge collection. Contributors include Lynda Barry, R. and Aline Crumb, Kim Deitch, Gilbert Hernandez, Seth, and Art Spiegelman.
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