Better known for explorations of childhood friendship (Yikes!) and life in pre-apocalyptic America (Barack Hussein Obama), Butter and Blood showcases Steven Weissman's wider, weirder range as a cartoonist.
The year was 1981. The US was entering a deep recession, Russia was our enemy, and John Hinckley, Jr.’s assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan shocked the nation. It was also the year author Andrea Kleine learned her close childhood friend had been violently murdered by her socialite mother, Leslie DeVeau.
Fifteen writers, all addressing not just our fascination with cat videos, but also how we decide what is good or bad art, or art at all; how taste develops, how that can change, and why we love or hate something. It's about people and technology and just what it is about cats that makes them the internet's cutest despots.
Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo from the 17th-19th century, in the early modern period —there were many ‘Ukiyo-e’ shops which sold woodblock prints displaying then-current styles and fashions —much like our fashion photography and magazines today. Learn More
As the Soviet Union struggled along the path to communism, food shortages were commonplace, and both Party authorities and Soviet citizens had to apply every ounce of ingenuity to maximize often-inadequate resources. Learn More
Harvey and Eisner nominated cartoonist Glenn Head presents the hilarious and harrowing tale of nineteen-year-old Glenn who abandons suburbia for the gritty, unknown streets of Chicago, where he fends off street predators and depression. Learn More
A full-color, lushly illustrated graphic novel that recounts the many-layered past and present of beer through dynamic pairings of pictures and meticulously researched insight into the history of the world's favorite brew. Learn More