The Acme Novelty Library: Volume 17

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Acme Novelty, 28 nov. 2006 - 64 pages
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Undaunted by lukewarm Internet and blogospheric opinion (“flat,” “slow,” and “always dreary”) of his meretricious return last year to the tradition of the American comic book with the sixteenth issue of his ACME Novelty Library, cartoonist and professional sentimentalist Chris Ware returns with the seventeenth issue of this same title, and it is almost certain not to change general public opinion. Continuing with the second half of the introduction to his shamelessly meandering graphic novel Rusty Brown (which began last issue at a private school in the 1970s Midwest), the six-sided crystal suggested by the exegesis of the first installment is slowly turned and examined in midmorning winter sunlight sometime between the bell of first period and the conclusion of lunch for the first through the fourth grades. Also included are more thorough examinations of many of the main characters’ cloudy motivations, personal habits, and favorite restaurants, to say nothing of the small dust mote around which they have coalesced and the complications in its life due to the acquisition of superpowers sometime the night before. Like the irritating distant family member you only have to see once a year, the ACME Novelty Library #17 will, as was its predecessor, be published by the author in a single, limited edition only, never to be reprinted until the entire library is collected as a single volume, though it may be promptly remaindered and/or discarded.

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Review: The Acme Novelty Library #17 (The Acme Novelty Library #17)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jeff - Goodreads

A really beautiful book, both in terms of Ware's beautiful drawings and in terms of the actual book itself - the front cover is an etched representation of images familiar from any American childhood ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Acme Novelty Library #17 (The Acme Novelty Library #17)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Edmund Davis-Quinn - Goodreads

Another brilliant, bizarre, unique and strange Chris Ware book. Ware is definitely one of the unique voices in graphic novels. I would love to see him do a longer form book. #20 is the best of his I have read so far. Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (2006)

CHRIS WARE is the author of Jimmy Corrigan-the Smartest Kid on Earth, which received the Guardian First Book Award and was featured in the Whitney Biennial. A regular contributor to The New Yorker and the first cartoonist to be serialized weekly in the The New York Times Magazine, he is the editor of the thirteenth issue of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern and the Gasoline Alley archival series Walt & Skeezix. His work will be the focus of an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in late spring 2006 and is presently part of the Masters of American Comics exhibit at the Los Angeles MoCA and Hammer Museums.

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