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If you're interested in what's "happening" and "now" in comics, there's one place to turn: Mome, our quarterly anthology of the best in contemporary, cutting-edge cartooning. With so many volumes in print, it can be difficult to know where to start... so we've made it easy for you by offering some convenient, affordable multi-packs. This bundle includes Volumes 6-15 at nearly 1/3 OFF the combined cover prices, PLUS a FREE bonus copy of the premiere volume! Don't miss out on this incredible deal.
Every "period" in modern comics history has had its anthology that tapped into the zeitgeist and foreshadowed a new "generation" of cartoonists (Zap in the '60s; Arcade in the '70s; RAW and Weirdo in the '80s, etc.). For the new millennium, there is Mome. Originally designed by acclaimed designer and cartoonist Jordan Crane, this quarterly book spotlights a regular cast of a dozen of today's most exciting cartoonists. Though virtually every cutting-edge literary journal these days has flirted with comics, Mome is the first all-comics literary anthology designed to sit alongside publications like Granta, The Baffler, McSweeney's, et al., and is designed to appeal as much to fans of contemporary literary fiction as longtime comics fans. Like R. Crumb's legendary Zap anthology, Mome features a repertory collective of artists, allowing the artists and audience to grow together and build an ongoing identity that is highly unusual for the world of contemporary comics.
Collectively, these 11 volumes of Mome present work from an ever-widening array of comics' finest talents from around the world, including its brightest young stars, as well as a few seasoned veterans: Andrice Arp, David B., T. Edward Bak, Gabrielle Bell, Jonathan Bennett, Emile Bravo, Jeffrey Brown, Lilli Carré, Martin Cendreda, Al Columbia, Sophie Crumb, Eleanor Davis, Jeremy Eaton, Sara Edward-Corbett, Ray Fenwick, Robert Goodin, David Greenberger, John Hankiewicz, David Heatley, Tim Hensley, Paul Hornschemeier, R. Kikuo Johnson, Ben Jones & Frank Santoro, Tom Kaczynski, Joe Kimball, Killoffer, Max, Hernán Migoya & Juaco Vizuete, Nate Neal, Anders Nilsen, Conor O'Keefe, Thomas Ott, Laura Park, John Pham, Zak Sally, Olivier Schrauwen, Mike Scheer, Dash Shaw, Gilbert Shelton, Josh Simmons, Lewis Trondheim, Derek Van Gieson, Noah Van Sciver, Jon Vermilyea, Kurt Wolfgang and Jim Woodring.
2008 Eisner Award Nominee: Best Anthology
2008 Eisner Award Nominee: Best Lettering, "At Loose Ends" by Lewis Trondheim (Vol. 8)
2008 Eisner Award Nominee: Best Short Story, "At Loose Ends" by Lewis Trondheim (Vol. 8)
2008 Eisner Award Nominee: Best Short Story, "Young Americans" by Émile Bravo (Vol. 8)
2008 Ignatz Award Nominee: Outstanding Story ("The Galactic Funnels" by Dash Shaw - Vol. 11)
"MOME helps me stay on top of the coolest cartoonists in the industry... it's well worth the subscription." – USA Today Pop Candy
"The best anthology of the year only promises to get better as the book-sized series continues to nurture some of the medium's most interesting young talent...Where most anthologies have, at best, a 50/50 hit/miss ratio, Mome manages to be all-hit, don't miss." – Time
"The affordable collections... [will] handsomely complement McSweeney's on your coffee table." – Seattle Weekly