Synopses & Reviews
(mo~m), n. Archaic, a fool; blockhead. The influence of Fantagraphics' flagship quarterly anthology of new comic art and storytelling continues to grow. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2010, the series has published over 2,000 pages of comics in its half-decade of existence, becoming a staple for those eager to discover what's new in the world of literary comics. showcases the best new talent of this decade's ascendant cartoon generation, alongside work from some of North America and Europe's most respected creators. Upcoming contributors of short stories to include: Lilli Carre´, Nicolas Mahler, Laura Park, Olivier Schrauwen, Tom Kaczynski, Dash Shaw, Ray Fenwick, Andrice Arp, Al Columbia, Eleanor Davis, Nathan Neal, Conor O'Keefe, Derek Van Gieson, Jon Vermilyea, Frank Santoro, Ben Jones, Rick Froberg, Kamagurka & Seele, Robert Goodin, Sara Edward-Corbett, Derek Van Gieson, and many more. Our upcoming volumes also continue to serialize four new--and wildly divergent-- graphic novels: T. Edward Bak's "Wild Man," a biography of German naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller; Rene´e French's surreal "Almost Sound"; Kurt Wolfgang's uniquely endearing take on the apocalypse, "Nothing Eve"; and "The Moolah Tree," Ted Stearn's quixotic adventure starring the anthropomorphic Fuzz & Pluck, who discover a literal money tree, leading them on a picaresque journey with strong thematic ties to America's financial meltdown.
" helps me stay on top of the coolest cartoonists in the industry." Whitney Matheson
"For fresh talent in comics, you have to go to the anthologies and there's none better at the moment than MOME." USA Today - "Pop Candy"
" may be the best contemporary survey of the current graphic scene... If you have peepers, you should take 'em out and use 'em." Roger Sabin The Observer
"The premier journal of innovative comic art currently being published." Thurston Moore & Byron Coley ARTHUR Magazine
Comicdom's premier anthology of comics lit.
About the Author
Eric Reynoldslives in Seattle and spends his days at Fantagraphics Books.