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In this highly anticipated third graphic anthology of short stories, some of the best artists in the field show their talents. Includes the full-color work of top animators at Pixar, DreamWorks, and other studios, emerging Web cartoonists, and established comic book and graphic novel creators.

Review:

"With truly stellar art from masters of the field, this fantasy anthology is a must for comics connoisseurs and a delight to readers who like pretty stories. Fanciful tales of children, monsters, fairy-filled forests and imagined worlds create an enchanted escape. Some of the stories are entirely wordless, while others are told from a child's point of view. Tony Cliff's 'Old Oak Trees,' recounts how the author's grandmother found a sort of 'Wind in the Willows' gang of talking animals who live and love and play cricket in the local woods. Ben Hatke's 'The Edge' follows two brothers who find out who really lives at the edge of the world. Kean Soo's almost heartbreakingly winning 'Jellaby' is an account of a girl and a monster at a tea party. Multiple Academy Award — nominee Bill Plympton tells the story of 'The Cloud,' a little puff of vapor who just wants to float into representational shapes, but is squelched by its elders. Editor Kibuishi's contribution is also charmingly drawn but far from lighthearted; it details what happens when boys playing soldiers turn into men. Flight mixes the influences of comics, animation and classic children's illustration into a timeless fantasy. (June)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

"The high quality of the contributions is impressively consistent." Booklist

Synopsis:

Featured authors include: Chris Appelhans• Matthew Armstrong • Neil Babra • Bannister • Chuck BB • Catia Chien • Tony Cliff • Becky Cloonan • Phil Craven • Matthew Forsythe • Alex Fuentes • Michel Gagne • Rodolphe Guenoden • Steve Hamaker • Paul Harmon • Ben Hatke • Azad Injejikian• Kazu Kibuishi • Khang Le • Reagan Lodge • Johane Matte • Bill Plympton • Dave Roman • Israel Sanchez • Rad Sechrist • Kean Soo • Yoko Tanaka • Joey Weiser

Synopsis:

STORIES BY TODAYS HOTTEST ANIMATORS

Chris Appelhans• Matthew Armstrong • Neil Babra • Bannister • Chuck BB • Catia Chien • Tony Cliff • Becky Cloonan • Phil Craven • Matthew Forsythe • Alex Fuentes • Michel Gagne • Rodolphe Guenoden • Steve Hamaker • Paul Harmon • Ben Hatke • Azad Injejikian• Kazu Kibuishi • Khang Le • Reagan Lodge • Johane Matte • Bill Plympton • Dave Roman • Israel Sanchez • Rad Sechrist • Kean Soo • Yoko Tanaka • Joey Weiser

“Regardless of where its shelved, this book belongs in every library.”

-Library Journal, on Flight, Volume One

“The sheer force of creative energy on display is impressive.”

-Publishers Weekly (starred review), on Flight, Volume Two

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345490391
Author:
Kibuishi, Kazu
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Manufactured:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Edited by Kazu Kibuishi
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Flight
Subject:
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Flight Graphic Novels
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4/COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.22x6.62x.64 in. 1.80 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780345490391 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "With truly stellar art from masters of the field, this fantasy anthology is a must for comics connoisseurs and a delight to readers who like pretty stories. Fanciful tales of children, monsters, fairy-filled forests and imagined worlds create an enchanted escape. Some of the stories are entirely wordless, while others are told from a child's point of view. Tony Cliff's 'Old Oak Trees,' recounts how the author's grandmother found a sort of 'Wind in the Willows' gang of talking animals who live and love and play cricket in the local woods. Ben Hatke's 'The Edge' follows two brothers who find out who really lives at the edge of the world. Kean Soo's almost heartbreakingly winning 'Jellaby' is an account of a girl and a monster at a tea party. Multiple Academy Award — nominee Bill Plympton tells the story of 'The Cloud,' a little puff of vapor who just wants to float into representational shapes, but is squelched by its elders. Editor Kibuishi's contribution is also charmingly drawn but far from lighthearted; it details what happens when boys playing soldiers turn into men. Flight mixes the influences of comics, animation and classic children's illustration into a timeless fantasy. (June)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "The high quality of the contributions is impressively consistent."
"Synopsis" by , Featured authors include: Chris Appelhans• Matthew Armstrong • Neil Babra • Bannister • Chuck BB • Catia Chien • Tony Cliff • Becky Cloonan • Phil Craven • Matthew Forsythe • Alex Fuentes • Michel Gagne • Rodolphe Guenoden • Steve Hamaker • Paul Harmon • Ben Hatke • Azad Injejikian• Kazu Kibuishi • Khang Le • Reagan Lodge • Johane Matte • Bill Plympton • Dave Roman • Israel Sanchez • Rad Sechrist • Kean Soo • Yoko Tanaka • Joey Weiser
"Synopsis" by , STORIES BY TODAYS HOTTEST ANIMATORS

Chris Appelhans• Matthew Armstrong • Neil Babra • Bannister • Chuck BB • Catia Chien • Tony Cliff • Becky Cloonan • Phil Craven • Matthew Forsythe • Alex Fuentes • Michel Gagne • Rodolphe Guenoden • Steve Hamaker • Paul Harmon • Ben Hatke • Azad Injejikian• Kazu Kibuishi • Khang Le • Reagan Lodge • Johane Matte • Bill Plympton • Dave Roman • Israel Sanchez • Rad Sechrist • Kean Soo • Yoko Tanaka • Joey Weiser

“Regardless of where its shelved, this book belongs in every library.”

-Library Journal, on Flight, Volume One

“The sheer force of creative energy on display is impressive.”

-Publishers Weekly (starred review), on Flight, Volume Two

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