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FIVE RECENT ISSUES OF OUR ACCLAIMED ANTHOLOGY SERIES FOR ONE AMAZING LOW PRICE!
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 16-20 at nearly 1/3 OFF the combined cover prices! 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 5 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: Jon Adams, T. Edward Bak, Ivan Brun, D.J. Bryant, Lilli Carré, Dave Cooper, Joe Daly, Sara Edward-Corbett, Renée French, Rick Froberg, Robert Goodin, Gilbert Hernandez, Paul Hornschemeier, Tom Kaczynski, Aidan Koch, Tim Lane, Nicholas Mahler, Nate Neal, Conor O'Keefe, Laura Park, Sergio Ponchione, Archer Prewitt, Olivier Schrauwen, Dash Shaw, Josh Simmons with The Partridge in the Pear Tree, Ted Stearn, Jeremy Tinder, Derek Van Gieson, Steven Weissman, Kurt Wolfgang, and the Cold Heat crew of Ben Jones, Frank Santoro & Jon Vermilyea.
2010 Ignatz Award Nominee: Outstanding Short Story: "Untitled" by Laura Park, Vol. 16
"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