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Co-Mix: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics, and Scraps

Spiegelman, Art

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ISBN 10: 1770461140 / ISBN 13: 9781770461147
Published by Drawn + Quarterly, Montreal, Canada, 2013
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First Edition, First Printing signed in red ink by the author-illustrator on a book plate from the Comic Books Legal Defense Fund, glued to the front free end paper. Books is unread, as new, in collectible condition. Without a dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 003104

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Title: Co-Mix: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics,...

Publisher: Drawn + Quarterly, Montreal, Canada

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Spiegelman, Art

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

"Designed with Mr. Spiegelman's help, [Co-Mix] has the tall, narrow proportions of Raw...its images form a chronological sampling of Mr. Spiegelman's extraordinary imagination, including his precocious early work, underground comics, preparatory notes and sketches for Maus, indelible covers for The New Yorker, lithographic efforts and much else."―New York Times

In an art career that now spans six decades, Art Spiegelman has been a groundbreaking and influential figure with a global impact. His Pulitzer Prize-winning holocaust memoir Maus established the graphic novel as a legitimate form and inspired countless cartoonists while his shorter works have enormously expanded the expressive range of comics.
Co-Mix: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics, and Scraps is a comprehensive career overview of the output of this legendary cartoonist, showing for the first time the full range of a half-century of relentless experimentation. Starting from Spiegelman's earliest self-published comics and lavishly reproducing graphics from a host of publications both obscure and famous, Co-Mix provides a guided tour of an artist who has continually reinvented not just comics but also made a mark in book and magazine design, bubble gum cards, lithography, modern dance, and most recently stained glass. By showing all facets of Spiegelman's career, the book demonstrates how he has persistently cross-pollinated the worlds of comics, commercial design, and fine arts. Essays by acclaimed film critic J. Hoberman and MoMA curator and Dean of the Yale University School of Art Robert Storr bookend Co-Mix, offering eloquent meditations on an artist whose work has been genre-defining.

About the Author:

Born in Stockholm in 1948, Art Spiegelman was the first comics artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, which he received for his groundbreaking bestseller Maus. He coedited Raw, and his comics have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Playboy, and Harper's. He has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time, elected to the Art Director Club's Hall of Fame, made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2005 (promoted to Officier in 2012), and played himself on The Simpsons. In 2011, Spiegelman was elected president of the Angoulême International Comics Festival and was awarded the Grand Prix of the Festival. He lives in New York City.

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