The Best American Comics 2011
Alison Bechdel, Jessica Abel, Matt Madden
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 332 pages
If you have spent a long time resisting the status quo whether it s in art, society, or the political world what happens when that status quo at last gives way?
A universe of possibility opens up.
Alison Bechdel, from the Introduction
Featuring: Gabrielle Bell, Joe Sacco, Dash Shaw, Sabrina Jones, Chris Ware, Jillian Tamaki, Jaime Hernandez, Jeff Smith, Paul Pope, Kevin Huizenga, and others
ALISON BECHDEL began drawing the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For in 1983. She is also the author of the best-selling graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, the New York Times, People, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Her second graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?, will be out next year.
JESSICA ABEL is the author of the graphic novel La Perdida as well as two collections of stories and drawings from her series Artbabe. MATT MADDEN is the author of 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style. Together they are the authors of Drawing Words & Writing Pictures.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jasonli - LibraryThing
"The Best American Comics 2011" is a solid entry in the The Best American Comics series – the anthology features a range of works in both the graphic fiction and non-fiction camps. The selection ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ironicqueery - LibraryThing
I expected this volume to be a bit more political and feminist in nature, given Alison Bechdel was the editor, but I was a bit disappointed in this regard. While there are selections that certainly ... Read full review