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The best American comics 2008

Author: Lynda Barry
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Series: Best American series.
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Features excerpts from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Web, from Chris Ware, Seth, Alison Bechdel, and Matt Groening, among others.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best American comics 2008.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008
(OCoLC)706019513
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Barry
ISBN: 9780618989768 0618989765
OCLC Number: 225870901
Description: xx, 324 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Burden / Graham Annable --
War-fix (excerpt) / David Axe and Steve Olexa --
Trouble / T. Edward Bak --
Proxy War ; A terribly civil war ; Life 2.0 ; Scandal in the house ; Who's your daddy? ; and The uses of intelligence / Alison Bechdel --
The salon (excerpt) / Nick Bertozzi --
The thing about Madeline / Lilli Carré --
Hopscotch / Martin Cendreda --
The monkey and the crab / Shawn Cheng and Sara Edward-Corbett --
Seven sacks / Eleanor Davis --
The bunker ; Pressure ; Strange thoughts for strange times ; The man ; and Wal-Mart / Derf --
Part II. The Benders arrive / Rick Geary --
'Fraid monkeys ; Daddy I got a haircut ; Important questions about monsters ; King of Monster Island ; Movies I'm going to make when I grow up ; Will and Abe's guide to Bali, Parts I, II, and III ; Will and Abe's guide to superheroes ; Abe and Will in The dinner conversation ; and My class went on a field trip / Matt Groening --
Mammalogy / Eric Haven --
Gold diggers of 1969 / Jaime Hernandez --
Underworld strips / Kaz --
Cousin Granpa / Michael Kupperman --
Turtle, keep it steady! / Joseph Lambert --
Cupid's day off / Evan Larson --
Berlin (excerpt) / Jason Lutes --
Percy Gloom (excerpt) / Cathy Malkasian --
The teachers edition (excerpt) / John Mejias --
Graveyard / Sarah Oleksyk --
The fordbidden zone / Kevin Pyle --
George Sprott (1894-1975) (excerpt) / Seth --
The Thanksgiving series / Chris Ware --
American born Chinese (excerpt) / Gene Luen Yang,
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Lynda Barry.

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Features excerpts from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Web, from Chris Ware, Seth, Alison Bechdel, and Matt Groening, among others.

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