The Best American Comics 2006
Publication Date: October 2006
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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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 Barryand unique discoveries such as Justin Hall, Esther Pearl Watson, and Lilli Carré.
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.