In the Studio: Visits with Contemporary Cartoonists

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Yale University Press, 2007 - Art - 310 pages
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These studio visits with some of today’s most popular and innovative comic artists present an unparalleled look at the cutting edge of the comic medium. The artists, some of whom rarely grant interviews, offer insights into the creative process, their influences and personal sources of inspiration, and the history of comics. The interviews amount to private gallery tours, with the artists commenting, now thoughtfully, now passionately, on their own work as well as the works of others.
The book is generously illustrated with full-color reproductions of the artists’ works, including some that have been published and others not originally intended for publication, such as sketchbooks and personal projects. Additional illustrations show behind-the-scenes working processes of the cartoonists and particular works by others that have influenced or inspired them. Through the eyes of these artists, we see with a new clarity the achievement of contemporary cartoonists and the extraordinary possibilities of comic art.
Extensive interviews with: Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Robert Crumb, Jaime Hernandez, Gary Panter, Seth, Art Spiegelman, Chris Ware
  

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User Review  - Scott Longo - Goodreads

Really learned a lot from this book. At least it felt like I did. Each artist manages to convey their personality, their work, their world, through a collection of anecdotal quotes. Most of the text ... Read full review

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I've had this book for a number of years and I've continually looked back through it. It's a very well put together book. I think what I enjoyed about it the most is that it seems to go beyond just ... Read full review

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Contents

Art Spiegelman
40
Gary Ranter
62
Charles Burns
104
Jaime Hernandez
132
Daniel Clowes
164
Seth
192
Chris Ware
228
Ivan Brunetti
260
Selected Bibliography
302
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About the author (2007)

Todd Hignite is an independent scholar and curator and the founding editor of Comic Art magazine. He lives in St. Louis.

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