Best American Comics 2006

ISBN-10: 0618718745

ISBN-13: 9780618718740

Edition: 2006

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Description: The popularity of the graphic genre continues to rage, and The Best American Comics is a diverse, exciting annual selection for fans and newcomers alike. The inaugural volume includes stories culled from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Web. Contributors include Robert Crumb, Chris Ware, Kim Deitch, Jaime Hernandez, Alison Bechdel, Joe Sacco, and Lynda Barry-and unique discoveries such as Justin Hall, Esther Pearl Watson, and Lilli Carré.

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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

A Fulbright scholar, Anne Elizabeth Moore is the Truthout columnist behind Ladydrawers: Gender and Comics in the US, and the author of Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh (Cantankerous Titles, 2011), Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity (The New Press, 2007) and Hey Kidz, Buy This Book (Soft Skull, 2004). She was co-editor and publisher of the now-defunct Punk Planet, and founding editor of the Best American Comics series from Houghton Mifflin. She has twice been noted in the Best American Non- Required Reading series. Moore teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has lectured around the world on independent media, globalization, and women's labor issues, and the artist recently mounted a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Preface
Introduction
The Amazing Life of Onion Jack from Superior Showcase
Ready To Die from McSweeney"s
The Gift from Dogs and Water
Adventures of Paul Bunyan & His Ox, Babe from Tales of Woodsman Pete
Diary of a Bread Delivery Guy from Arthur
Goner Pillow Company from Metropolis
Only Disconnect from Dykes to Watch Out For
Complacency Kills from The Guardian Online
la rubia loca from True Travel Tales
Comics: A History from McSweeney"s
RabbitHead from RabbitHead
Untitled from The Stranger
Dance With the Ventures from Mome
Day By Day With Hopey: Tuesday Is Whose Day?
from Love and Rockets
Busted! from Unlovable
Chemical Plant/Another World from Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man
Portrait of My Dad from Deadpan
A Street-Level View of The Republican National Convention from The Stranger
The Supervisor from Hi-Horse Omnibus
Wonder Wart-Hog: The Wart-Hog That Came In From the Cold from Zap
Solidarity Forever from Hi-Horse Omnibus
Thirty-Three from Tricked
Missing from La Perdida
Nakedness and Power from World War 3 Illustrated
Recollection of Seduction from The Comics Journal Special Edition
The Executive Hour from Unmarketable
Passing Before Life"s Very Eyes from Mome
Thirteen Cats of My Childhood from Couch Tag
Two Questions from McSweeney"s
Walkin" The Streets from Zap Contributors"
Notes
100 Distinguished Comics from January 2004 to August 2005
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