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The Comics of Chris Ware
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The Comics of Chris Ware

David M. Ball and Martha B. Kuhlman

Abstract

This book brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware’s work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This collection addresses the range of Ware’s work from his earliest drawings in the 1990s in The ACME Novelty Li ... More

Keywords: comics, Chris Ware, graphic novel, Guardian, First Book Prize, Jimmy Corrigan, ACME Novelty Library, Building Stories, Rusty Brown, drawings

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781604734423
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David M. Ball, editor

Martha B. Kuhlman, editor

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