The Best American Comics 2006

The Best American Comics 2006

By Anne Elizabeth Moore (Editor); Harvey Pekar (Editor)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780618718740, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006

Description

The popularity of the graphic genre continues to rage, and The Best American Comics is a diverse, exciting annual selection for fans and newcomers alike. The inaugural volume includes stories culled from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Web.

Contributors include Robert Crumb, Chris Ware, Kim Deitch, Jaime Hernandez, Alison Bechdel, Joe Sacco, and Lynda Barry—and unique discoveries such as Justin Hall, Esther Pearl Watson, and Lilli Carré.



About the Author

Harvey Pekar is the author, most recently, of the graphic novel The Quitter and was the costar and subject of the Oscar-nominated film American Splendor. His American Book Award-winning series of the same name has been published since 1976 and illustrated by artists such as Robert Crumb, Frank Stack, and Joe Sacco.