The Best American Comics 2013

The Best American Comics 2013

By Jeff Smith (Editor); Jessica Abel (Editor); Matt Madden (Editor)

Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780547995465, 400pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

"The Best American Comics "showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors. EditorJeff Smith creater of the classic comic"Bone, " a comedy/adventure about three lost cousins from Boneville has culled the best stories from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, andweb comics to create this cutting-edge collection.

About the Author
Jeff Smith launched a company in 1991 called Cartoon Books to publish his comic book Bone. Against all odds, the small company flourished, building a reputation for quality stories and artwork. Word of mouth, critical acclaim, and a string of major awards, which continues to this day, helped propel Cartoon Books and Bone to the forefront of the comic book industry.

Winner of both the Harvey and Lulu Awards for Best New Talent in 1997, Jessica Abel is the author of "Soundtrack" and "Mirror", "Window", two comic collections culled from her comic book series, "Artbabe". Her "La Perdida" (Pantheon, 2006) won the Harvey Award for Best New Series and was excerpted in 2006 s Best American Comics. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.

MATT MADDEN is a cartoonist and the author of 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style. Together, they are the authors of Drawing Words & Writing Pictures.