The New Comics Anthology

The New Comics Anthology Don T Let The Fact That They Re Sick And Twisted Fool You Lurking Behind The Depravity Of The New Breed Of Comic Represented In This Volume Is Wit And, Dare I Say, Wisdom The Artists Showcased Here Are Not The Wholesome Cartoonists Of Yore, Spinning Tales Of Romance And Superheroes Saving The World These Are Dark Depictions Of Postmodern Life In All Its Confusion And Despair, Told With Intellectual And Political Sophistication As Editor Bob Callahan Says In His Excellent Introduction, The Creators Of The New Comics Have Rejected The Form S Earlier Assurances, And Have Moved Out Now Into The Borderless Badlands Where A New Art Might Actually Be Allowed To Begin The Anthology Features Works By ThanComic Strip Writers There Are The Big Names Art Spiegelman Of Maus Fame , Simpsons Creator Matt Groening, Weirdo Magazine Founder Robert Crumb As Well As Works From Less Well Known Artists Such As Gilbert Hernandez, Marc Caro, And Lorenzo Mattoti The Book Is Divided Up Loosely By Genre, From Strips With Roots In The Old Screwball Funnies In Ye Old Vaudeville Days To The Obviously Contemporary In The Punk Funnies The New Comics Are Brilliantly Funny And Clever, Often Dark And Surreal Their Irreverence Opens Up A World Of The Imagination That May Be Difficult To Digest, But Is Fraught With Truths About Ourselves And Life At The Turn Of The MillenniumUma Kukathas

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  • Hardcover
  • 287 pages
  • The New Comics Anthology
  • Bob Callahan
  • English
  • 02 September 2019
  • 9780020093619

10 thoughts on “The New Comics Anthology

  1. says:

    High point R Crumb s amazing comic bio of Charley Patton.Low point Aline Crumb s scrawlings.

  2. says:

    This 1991 collection is dated, but it is a good indicator of the ways in which comics were evolving Like other comics samplers there are good and bad things about this format the good being that readers can sample many different artists and styles the bad being that we only get snippets of stories.This edition has a glossy color insert that showcases prints of non comics artwork.

  3. says:

    Published in 1991 and collecting a lot of material that first saw print in the 1980s, this anthology is no longer so new But I m surprised at how well a lot of the stories have held up soon

  4. says:

    I dug it I took a break from reading books without pictures Awesome.

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