“Every last page is worth a look.” —Bustle Ben Katchor, “the most poetic, deeply layered artist ever to draw a comic strip” (New York Times Book Review), selects the best graphic pieces of the year. The Best American Comics 2017 showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors and highlights both fiction and nonfiction from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web to make sure "the Best American Comics brand is poised to enjoy a killer second decade" (Bookgasm).
About the Author
BEN KATCHOR, guest editor, is the cartoonist of Hand-Drying in America; The Jew of New York;Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District; and The Cardboard Valise. He has received a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship and a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. BILL KARTALOPOULOS is a comics critic, educator, curator, and editor. He teaches comics history at the School of Visual Arts.