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The ACME novelty date book

Author: Chris Ware
Publisher: Amsterdam : Oog & Blik ; Montreal : Drawn & Quarterly, 2005-
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd inexplicable edView all editions and formats
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"Acclaimed cartoonist Chris Ware reveals the outtakes of his genius in these intimate, imaginative, and whimsical sketches collected from the years during which he completed his award-winning graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Pantheon). His novel not only won the Manchester Guardian First Novel prize in 2001 but it has sold over 100,000 copies. This book is as much a companion volume to Jimmy  Read more...
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Named Person: Chris Ware; Chris Ware
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Ware
ISBN: 1896597661 9781896597669
OCLC Number: 173688841
Description: v.. ; 26 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Sketches and diary pages in facsimile, 1986-1995 --
v. 2. Sketches and diary pages in facsimile, 1995-2002
Responsibility: [by Chris Ware].

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"Acclaimed cartoonist Chris Ware reveals the outtakes of his genius in these intimate, imaginative, and whimsical sketches collected from the years during which he completed his award-winning graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Pantheon). His novel not only won the Manchester Guardian First Novel prize in 2001 but it has sold over 100,000 copies. This book is as much a companion volume to Jimmy Corrigan --one of the great crossover success stories-- as a tremendous art collection from of one of America's most interesting and popular graphic artist." -- Provided by publisher.

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"(Ware) Pushes The Form Of Comics Into Unexpected Formal And Emotional Territory." - The Chicago Tribune; "Ware's Use Of Words Is Sparing, And At Times Maudlin. But The Real Joy Is His Art. It's Read more...

 
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