The Comics of Chris Ware

The Comics of Chris Ware

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The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking 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 Library and his acclaimed Jimmy Corrigan, to his most recent works-in-progress, qBuilding Storiesq and qRusty Brown.qSee Chris Ware, a€œA very Sad Story about a Frog and a Banjo, Not at All Appropriate for Children, a€ We Now Know Who: ... Ayroles is mocking the tremendously popular French comic Michel Vaillant, created by Jean Graton in 1957, a strip ... of Situationist comics in chapter 3 of Simon Forda#39;s The Situationist International: A Usera#39;s Guide (London: Black Dog, ... The strip a€œThrilling Adventure Stories / I Guess, a€ originally published in RAW 2.3, is reprinted in Ware , Quimby the Mouse, 39a€“41.

Title:The Comics of Chris Ware
Author:David M. Ball, Martha B. Kuhlman
Publisher:Univ. Press of Mississippi - 2010-03-26


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