List Price: $25.00
Copyright Year: 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication Date: 10/2/2012
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
TheBest American Comicsshowcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributers from 2012. Guest Editor Françoise Mouly—long-time art editor atThe New Yorker and founder of the graphic anthologiesRAW—has culled the best pieces from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web to create a stunning installment, complete this year with a selection of pieces devoted to kids and contributions from Charles Burns, Chester Brown, and Joyce Farmer.
Frantoise Mouly is an artist and designer. Since 1993 she has been the art editor of the New Yorker, and she is the publisher and editorial director of TOON Books. Together with her husband, Art Spiegelman, she edited the groundbreaking comics anthology RAW from 1980 to 1991, as well as Abramsï¿½ TOON Treasury of Classic Childrenï¿½s Comics (2009). She lives in New York City.
MATT MADDEN is a cartoonist and the author of 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style. Together, they are the authors of Drawing Words & Writing Pictures.