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Comics Journal Summer 2002 Special
     

Comics Journal Summer 2002 Special

by Gary Groth, Gary Jason (Editor)
 

The 2003 Harvey Award Winner, Best Anthology—a Paris Review devoted to the art of comics.
This Comics Journal Special Edition spotlights master cartoonist Jim Woodring with a spectacular cover painting, two essays on the artist's oeuvre by Donald Phelps and Kenneth Smith, and a new interview. Text-and-art features include an appreciation of the cartoonist W

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The 2003 Harvey Award Winner, Best Anthology—a Paris Review devoted to the art of comics.
This Comics Journal Special Edition spotlights master cartoonist Jim Woodring with a spectacular cover painting, two essays on the artist's oeuvre by Donald Phelps and Kenneth Smith, and a new interview. Text-and-art features include an appreciation of the cartoonist W. E. Hill by Zippy creator Bill Griffith (with many examples of Hill's gorgeous tabloid-sized Sunday pages in full color) and Timothy Kreider on B. Kliban.
Our comics section's theme this volume is "Cartoonists on Music and Musicians" including many of the greatest names in cartooning today: Mary Fleener, Roger Langridge, Peter Bagge, Penny Van Horn, Spain, Ron Rege, Al Columbia, Jordan Crane, Steven Weissman, Diane Noomin, Megan Kelso, Gerald Jablonski, Justin Green, Mark Kalesniko, Carol Lay, Blanquet, Sam Henderson, Phoebe Gloeckner, Tony Millionaire, Michael Kupperman, John Porcellino, R. Crumb, Bill Griffith, Arnold Roth, David Mazzucchelli, Ivan Brunetti, Matt Groening, C. Tyler, John Kerschbaum, Sherri Flenniken, Richard Sala, Rick Geary, Mack White, and Mark Martin. Rockin' good comics!

Editorial Reviews

Dave Marsh
I only wish there was a similar source of news and criticism about the music industry.
Alan Moore
The best and most insightful magazine of comics criticism that exists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560974994
Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Comics Journal Library Series
Edition description:
Special Edition
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
12.10(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Grothis the co-founder ofThe Comics Journaland Fantagraphics Books. He lives in Seattle.

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