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The best American comics 2012

Author: Françoise Mouly; Jessica Abel; Matt Madden; Charles Burns
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels.
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Mouly; Jessica Abel; Matt Madden; Charles Burns
ISBN: 9780547691121 0547691122
OCLC Number: 812048057
Description: xvii, 360 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: X'ed out (excerpt) / Charles Burns --
The battle of Buron (from Two generals) / Scott Chantler --
Scenes from an impending marriage (excerpt) / Adrian Tomine --
Jimbo / Gary Panter --
Are comics moronic dribble? and Skull groin (from Up all night) / Michael Kupperman --
Kamikaze (from A public space) / Nora Krug --
Skyline and Hot stuff (from The believer) / Jonathan Bennett --
The pilot learns to fly (from Big questions) / Anders Nilsen --
The Golan Heights (from How to understand Israel in 60 days or less) / Sarah Glidden --
Blood of the virgin (excerpt) (from Crickets) / Sammy Harkham --
A month of ... (from the New York Times) / Leanne Shapton --
Special exits (excerpt) / Joyce Farmer --
Frank among the gut-worshippers (from Congress of the animals) / Jim Woodring. Angelina (from Paying for it) / Chester Brown --
Hibern-8 (from The believer) / Jonathan Bennett --
Stage 6 (from H day) / Renée French --
Diner food (from Up all night) / Michael Kupperman --
The love bunglers: part four (excerpt) (from Love and rockets) / Jaime Hernandez --
Prophets (from The believer) / Jonathan Bennett --
Leave luck to Heaven / Dakota McFadzean --
Red eye (from NewYorkTimes.com) / Christoph Niemann --
Dead soles (from The believer) / Jonathan Bennett --
House of debt / David Sandlin --
The Irish table (from Chimo) / David Collier --
House of shouts (from Up all night) / Michael Kupperman --
Even the giants get the blues (excerpt) (from Even the Giants) / Jesse Jacobs --
Elsewheres (from Keeping two) / Jordan Crane --
Haggling (from The believer) / Jonathan Bennett --
Money (from the New Yorker) / Chris Ware. Comics for kids: Vacation and Doctor costume (from Sergio Aragonés Funnies) / Sergio Aragonés --
Rock, scissors, paper (from Knights of the lunch table) / Frank Cammuso --
Baking failure #1 (from Bake Sale) / Sara Varon --
Read a book and Draw your sister a picture (from 60 ways to leave your mother (alone)) / Michael J. Buckley --
Patrick and Big Bear (from Patrick in a teddy bear's picnic and other stories) / Geoffrey Hayes --
A button in the woods (from Zita the Spacegirl) / Ben Hatke.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Franc̦̦oise Mouly ; Jessica Abel & Matt Madden, series editors.

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Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators in graphic novels.

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