Best American Comics 2016

Best American Comics 2016

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Houghton
“There’s something thrilling about seeing people invent new ways to tell their story. To me, it’s proof that the art form of comics is healthy: it lives and grows and reinvents itself. It’s alive!”
–Roz Chast, from the Introduction
 
FEATURING Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Cece Bell, Geneviève Elverum, Ben Katchor, John Porcellino, Joe Sacco, Adrian Tomine, Chris Ware, Julia Wertz, and others
 
Roz Chast, guest editor, was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her cartoons began appearing in The New Yorker in 1978. Since then she has published hundreds of cartoons and written or illustrated more than a dozen books. Her memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? was a #1 New York Times bestseller and a 2014 National Book Award Finalist.
 
Bill Kartalopoulos, series editor, is a comics critic, educator, curator, and editor. He teaches courses about comics at Parsons and at the School of Visual Arts. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. For more information please visit: on-panel.com.
 

Best-selling New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast picks the best graphic pieces of the year.


Baker & Taylor
An anthology of top-selected graphic pieces published in American periodicals in 2014 and 2015 showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016
ISBN: 9780544750357
0544750357
Branch Call Number: 741.5 BEST
Characteristics: xviii, 379 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Chast, Roz
Kartalopoulos, Bill - Editor

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