An Anthology Of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, And True Stories Volume 1

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Ivan Brunetti, the creator of Schizo, offers this best-of anthology of contemporary art comics and classic strips from more than 75 avant-garde comic artists.

An Anthology Of Graphic Fiction Vol. 1

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Including: - Robert Crumb - Kim Deitch -Art Spiegelman - Chris Ware - Charles Burns - Daniel Clowes - Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez - Peter Bagge - Lynda Barry - Gabrielle Bell - Marc Bell - Chester Brown - Jeffrey Brown - Henry Darger - Julie Doucet - Phoebe Gloeckner - Sammy Harkham - George Herriman - Kevin Huizenga - Kaz - Harvey Kurtzman - Joe Matt - Tony Millionaire - Seth - Joe Sacco - Harvey Pekar - Gary Panter - John Porcellino - Jim Woodring - Adrian Tomine ... and many more! Staff Review: Do you want to read comics by the greatest cartoonists? Do you want to read examples of their best work? Maybe get a sense of who's who, who does what, and see what all the fuss is about? Ivan Brunetti creates the most comprehensive and exemplary comic anthology to date. Every established name in the alternative comics world is represented here (R. Crumb, Dan Clowes, Chris Ware, Charles Burns, Julie Doucet, Chester Brown, Jessica Abel, Adrian Tomine, Art Spiegelman), some of the new generation of young cartoonists (Gabrielle Bell, Jonathan Bennett, Jeffrey Brown, James Kochalka, David Heatley, John Porcellino), those who are pushing comics more into the art realm (Marc Bell, Mat Brinkman, Gary Panter) and even a few who influenced all of the above (Charles M. Schulz, George Herriman, Frank King, Henry Darger, Harvey Kurtzman). This anthology is a college course in graphic fiction, a college course in which you joyously do all of the reading and attend every class. Brunetti's Anthology Of Graphic Fiction goes a long way in establishing a canon for comics. -Benn Ray, Atomic Books Blog

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Author Ivan Brunetti (editor)
Publisher Yale University Press
Page Count 400pp
Publication Size 7.5 x 10
Publication Notes Hardcover, Parital Color
Publication Date October 17, 2006
ISBN 978-0300111705

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