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Publisher Comments:

The penultimate teen issue of the ACME Novelty Library appears this autumn with a new chapter from the electrifying experimental narrative “Rusty Brown,” which examines the life, work, and teaching techniques of one of its central real-life protagonists, W. K. Brown. A previously marginal figure in the world of speculative fiction, Browns widely anthologized first story, “The Seeing Eye Dogs of Mars,” garnered him instant acclaim and the coveted White Dwarf Award for Best New Writer when it first appeared in the pages of Nebulous in the late 1950s, but his star was quickly eclipsed by the rise of such talents as Anton Jones, J. Sterling Imbroglio, and others of the so-called psychovisionary movement. (Modern scholarship concedes, however, that they now owe a not inconsequential aesthetic debt to Brown.) New surprises and discoveries concerning the now legendarily reclusive and increasingly influential writer mark this nineteenth number of the ACME Novelty Library, itself a regular award-winning periodical, lauded for its clear lettering and agreeable coloring, which, as any cultured reader knows, are cornerstones of any genuinely serious literary effort. Full color, seventy-eight pages, with hardbound covers, full indicia, and glue, the ACME Novelty Library offers its readers a satisfying, if not thrilling, rocket ride into the world of unkempt imagination and pulse-pounding excitement.

Synopsis:

The penultimate teen issue of the "ACME Novelty Library" features a new chapter from the electrifying experimental narrative "Rusty Brown," which examines the life, work, and teaching techniques of one of the series' central real-life protagonists, W.K. Brown. Full color throughout.

About the Author

CHRIS WARE is the author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and the annual progenitor of the amateur periodical the ACME Novelty Library. An irregular contributor to The New Yorker and The Virginia Quarterly Review,Ware was the first cartoonist chosen to regularly serialize an ongoing story in The New York Times Magazine, in 2005-2006. He edited the thirteenth issue of McSweeneys Quarterly Concern in 2004 as well as Houghton Mifflins Best American Comics for 2007, and his work was the focus of an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 2006.Ware lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with his wife, Marnie, a high-school science teacher, and their daughter, Clara.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781897299562
Publisher:
Drawn and Quarterly
Subject:
General
Author:
Ware, Chris
Subject:
CGN000000
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Literary
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Acme Novelty Library
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
20081028
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-Color Illustrations Throughout
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.32 x 9.54 x 0.635 in

Related Subjects

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Fiction and Poetry » Graphic Novels » General

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"Synopsis" by , The penultimate teen issue of the "ACME Novelty Library" features a new chapter from the electrifying experimental narrative "Rusty Brown," which examines the life, work, and teaching techniques of one of the series' central real-life protagonists, W.K. Brown. Full color throughout.
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