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The ACME novelty library by Chris Ware

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Published by Drawn & Quarterly, Distributed in the USA by Farrar Straus & Giroux in Montreal, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Social isolation,
  • Graphic novels,
  • Underground comic books, strips,
  • Comic books, strips

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27124166M
ISBN 101770460209
ISBN 109781770460201
OCLC/WorldCa700681029

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This book is a collection of material taken from Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library volumes, a Best Of if you will, packed with standout selections from his various ongoing comic strips as well as all the fine-print-in-the-margins hilarity you would /5.   Since Acme Novelty Library made the transition from a "pamphlet" or "chapbook" format (issues ) to an annual (mostly) hardcover book series, there has been less miscellaneous material and it has mostly served to serialize portions of two works which will eventually be published as full-length works a la Jimmy Corrigan: Rusty Brown and Building /5. About The Acme Novelty Library. Utterly eschewing the general bonhomie surrounding the newly-minted contemporary regard for the comic strip medium as a language of complicated personal expression and artistic sophistication, professional colorist and award-winning letterer F. C. Ware returns to the book trade with “The ACME Novelty Library,” a hardcover distillation of all his . About this Item: Fantagraphics, Seatte, Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [32]pp., with semi-glossy color covers and interior. Chris Ware's Acme Novelty Library is an astounding publication, presenting comics that engage the intellect, and managing from the first issue to do so in an accessible manner, thus succeeding where Raw failed.

The Acme Novelty Archive: The Acme Novelty Archive is an unofficial directory of the works of Mr. F.C. you think you've spotted a mistake, or found something that's not in the database, you can let us know here, or by clicking the 'Correct an error' link on each item's you've got an image you'd like to contribute, you can submit it here, or by using the 'Submit an image' link.   Buy The Acme Novelty Library by Ware, Chris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). This stunningly realized issue of Ware's Acme Novelty Library—both the latest chapter of his in-progress Rusty Brown graphic novel, and a self-contained narrative—chronicles the . Franklin Christenson "Chris" Ware (born Decem ) is an American cartoonist known for his Acme Novelty Library series (begun ) and the graphic novels Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth (), Building Stories () and Rusty Brown (). His works explore themes of social isolation, emotional torment and depression. He tends to use a vivid color Area(s): Cartoonist.

  On Comics: Chris Ware, "Rusty Brown" in The ACME Novelty Library #19 (Fall/Winter , collected ) Janu Shawn Gilmore returns with a long-form essay on the character portrait of Woody Brown, first published in Chris Ware’s ACME Novelty Library #19 (Fall/Winter ) and now collected in Rusty Brown (), finding it to be.   —The New York Times Book Review. Dave Eggers. With all his literary accolades and awards, it's easy to forget Ware (Jimmy Corrigan) is one of the warmest, funniest cartoonists in America. The Acme Novelty Library collects a few issues of Ware's comic book series by the same name and adds plenty of new pages and visual delights.2/5(1). The ACME Novelty Library (Book): Ware, Chris: Utterly eschewing the general bonhomie surrounding the newly-minted contemporary regard for the comic strip medium as a language of complicated personal expression and artistic sophistication, professional colorist and award-winning letterer F. C. Ware returns to the book trade with The ACME Novelty Library, a . The Acme Novelty Library (Pantheon Graphic Novels) by Ware, Chris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Acme Novelty Library Pantheon Graphic Library by Ware, Chris - AbeBooks.