The Best American Comics 2012 (The Best American Series ®) (Hardcover)

By Françoise Mouly (Editor), Jessica Abel (Editor), Matt Madden (Editor)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780547691121, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012

List Price: 25.00*
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Description

“When I started RAW magazine in the ’80s, there were mostly superheroes, a few children’s comics, and the dirty, intentionally lowbrow, underground comix. And now, comics can tackle any topic.”—Françoise Mouly, from the Introduction

FEATURING Charles Burns, Chester Brown, Joyce Farmer, Chris Ware, Gary Panter, Sergio Aragonés, Christoph Niemann, Adrian Tomine, Sarah Varon, and others.

This year with a sampler of comics for kids!


About the Author

Françoise Mouly  has worked as the art editor for The New Yorker since 1993 and is the publisher and Editorial Director of TOON Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press. In 1980, Mouly founded the pioneering comics anthology RAW with her husband, Art Spiegelman. Born in Paris, she studied architecture at the Beaux Arts and moved to New York in 1974. She has been named chevalier in the order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, and in 2011, she was awarded France’s highest honor, the Legion of Honneur

JESSICA ABEL is the author of the graphic novel La Perdida. MATT MADDEN is a cartoonist best known for his book 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style. Together, Abel and Madden are the authors of Mastering Comics and Drawing Words and Writing Pictures.


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.