|The Daniel Clowes Reader - Photoset|
|Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under previews, new releases, Ken Parille, Daniel Clowes||11 Jul 2013 3:30 PM|
A landmark collection, The Daniel Clowes Reader features seventeen of the cartoonist’s award-winning comics, along with critical commentary exploring the complexities of Clowes’s art.
The volume includes: Ghost World, the acclaimed graphic novel • “Art School Confidential,” “The Party,” “Blue Italian Shit,” and seven other short stories • Six never-before-reprinted comic strips • Modern Cartoonist, Clowes’s prose manifesto on the history of cartooning • Interviews with the cartoonist about his work and artistic process • Critical analysis of the collection’s comics • Essays on Clowes’s relationship with indie culture, Gen X, and advertising • Extensive annotations that illuminate Clowes’s sources and influences • A collection of poems, cartoons, and song lyrics mentioned in Clowes’s stories • A biography of the cartoonist and a chronology of his life and work
360-page color/black & white 6.25" x 9" softcover • $35.00