Synopses & Reviews
The annual comics anthology of emerging cartoonists
The Drawn & Quarterly Showcase
new talent series stands out among other anthologies on the shelf, as it is the only anthology to have the focused editorial vision of D+Q editor in chief Chris Oliveros, who is responsible for launching the careers of Adrian Tomine, Seth, Julie Doucet, and more. Five years ago, Oliveros was impressed by the talent and vitality of the new generation of cartoonists. Each volume has been lauded for its short stories, and by selecting the best cartoonists
every year, Oliveros gives each artist more than twenty-five pages in the Showcase to spotlight their storytelling and artistic abilities. The D+Q Showcase is where you find tomorrows critically acclaimed graphic novelists today.
Book Four features three North American cartoonists: Dan Zettwoch (The Ghost of Dragon Canoe) of St. Louis, Gabrielle Bell (When Im Old) of Brooklyn, and Martin Cendreda (Dang!) of Los Angeles. Zettwoch and Bell have both contributed to the award-winning anthology Kramers Ergot. Cendreda is a frequent contributor to Giant Robot magazine.
Praise for Book Three
"A visually stunning book." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for Book One:
"The anthology is a successful idea and important for comics' future. Giving young artists space to stretch out and develop in book form is necessary, and by taking a chance on new talent, Drawn & Quarterly again proves it's one of today's most adventurous and important comics publishers." --Publishers Weekly (starred reviewed)
A collection of comics drawn by various artists.
About the Author
Editor and publisher Chris Oliveros
founded Drawn & Quarterly
fourteen years ago as a comics magazine. He has been nominated for every industry award and received both the Harvey and Eisner awards.