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The Best American Comics 2010

Gaiman, Neil; Abel, Jessica

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ISBN 10: 0547241771 / ISBN 13: 9780547241777
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2010
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Octavo in b&w pictorial boards (orange spine); 329 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm. In English. || First edition; signed by Neil Gaiman on title page (not inscribed to anyone); Series: Best American series, 2010; Contents: Omega the unknown : chapter seven / Jonathan Lethem and Farel Dalrymple ; featuring Gary Panter -- Ceci n'est pas une comic / Peter Kuper -- Flytrap / Dave Lapp -- Mixed up files / Gabrielle Bell -- The lagoon : hiding in the water / Lille Carré -- The daily grand prix and forbidden rooms / Ben Katchor -- November 8-28, 2007 / James Kochalka -- The alcoholic : excerpt / Jonathan Ames and Dean Haspiel -- Deep space / John Pham -- Asterios Polyp : excerpt / David Mazzucchelli -- Water! Electricity! Meat! / Gilbert and Mario Hernandez -- Acme Novelty Library : excerpt / Chris Ware -- The bank / Derf -- Titanic urination, hooker cookies, duck mom, carrot romance, pumpkin drummer and sleep multiplication / Jesse Reklaw -- The book of Genesis / Robert Crumb -- The war on fornication / Peter Bagge -- Lobster run / Fred Chao -- Ex communication / Todd Brower and Steve MacIsaac -- Norman Eight's left arm / Theo Ellsworth -- Trinity / Michael Cho -- Scott Pilgrim vs. the universe : excerpt / Bryan Lee O'Malley -- The flood : excerpt / Josh Neufeld -- I heard some distant music / Lauren Weinstein -- You'll never know, book one : "A good and decent man" : excerpt / C. Tyler -- Fiction versus nonfiction / Chris Ware. || Abstract: Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2010 in graphic novels, newspapers, magazines, and on the Internet. Fine copy; boards are clean and free of bumps; pages are like new: crisp, clean, bright and free of marks and creases; edges of pages are clean; binding is tight and square; a like new copy. Bookseller Inventory # 85287

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Title: The Best American Comics 2010

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The Best American Comics showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors. Editor Neil Gaiman—one of the top writers in modern comics and the award-winning author of novels and children’s bookshas culled the best stories from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Internet to create this cutting-edge collection. With entries from luminaries such as Tim Hensley, Michael Kupperman, and Dash Shaw, “it’s hard to flip through this book without finding a lot worth reading (and rereading)” (The Onion, A.V. Club).

About the Author:

NEIL GAIMAN is the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of the novels American Gods, Anansi Boys , and Neverwhere. Gaiman was the creator/writer of cult DC Comics horror-weird series The Sandman, which won twenty-four Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, including the award for best writer four times, and three Harvey Awards. He is also the author of several children’s books, including The Graveyard Book, winner of the 2009 Newbery Medal, and Coraline, an international bestseller that was turned into an animated film and released in 2009. Among his many awards are the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker Award. 

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