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Fans of the reclusive Chris Ware will rejoice at the visual wealth of information collected here. Datebook lays out the history of Ware's creative progression (ironically without dates) from the early days up to the design of the cover of Datebook itself. A personal sketchbook, it reveals the true talents of this acclaimed artist.
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Acclaimed cartoonist Chris Ware reveals the outtakes of his genius in these intimate, imaginative, and whimsical sketches collected from the years during which he completed his award-winning graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Pantheon). His novel not only won the Manchester Guardian First Novel prize in 2001 but it has sold over 100,000 copies. This book is as much a companion volume to Jimmy Corrigan --one of the great crossover success stories-- as a tremendous art collection from of one of Americas most interesting and popular graphic artist.

Chris Ware has a passion for drawing that is surprisingly wide-ranging in style and subject. This book surprises the reader on every page with its sense of spontaneous vision. Architectural drawings from Chicago and interplanetary robot comics collide with cruelly doodled human figures and quietly troubling studies of the still life. A must for people with a passion for modern design and old-fashioned style.

Synopsis:

Acclaimed cartoonist Chris Ware reveals the outtakes of his genius in this collection of intimate, imaginative and whimsical sketches.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781896597669
Manufactured:
Drawn & Quarterly
Publisher:
Drawn and Quarterly
Manufactured:
Drawn & Quarterly
Author:
Ware, Chris
Location:
Montrâeal
Subject:
General
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
CGN006000
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st (and last) ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
20131126
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color and BandW Illustrations Throughout
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.50 in

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