The Best American Comics #2

    The Best American Comics » The Best American Comics #2 - 2007 released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on October 10, 2007.

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    Guest editor Chris Ware and series editor Anne Elizabeth Moore have sought out the best stories to create this cutting-edge collection. Contributors include Lynda Barry, R. and Aline Crumb, Kim Deitch, Gilbert Hernandez, Seth, and Art Spiegelman.

    Collecting the best examples of independent comic book authors and artists from August 2005 to September 2006. Edited by Chris Ware.


    • Jerry Moriarty's Dad Watches from Kramer's Ergot.
    • Ivan Brunetti's The Horror of Simply Being Alive, Six Things I Like About My Girlfriend and My Bumbling, Corpulent Mass from Schizo.
    • Art Spiegelman's Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@#*! from Virginia Quarterly Review and The New Yorker.
    • Robert and Aline Crumb's Winta Wundaland from The New Yorker.
    • Sophie Crumb's "Hey, Soph, Whazzup?" from Mome.
    • Alison Bechdel's The Canary-Colored Caravan of Death from Fun Home.
    • C. Tyler's Just a Bad Seed and Once, We Ran from Later Bloomer.
    • Lynda Barry's Ernie Pook's Comeek (Excerpt) from Ernie Pook.
    • Lauren Weinstein's Skate Date, Waiting, and John and I Go to the Movies from Girl Stories.
    • Vanessa Davis' Untitled Diary Strips from Kramer's Ergot.
    • Gabrielle Bell's California Journal from Mome.
    • Jeffrey Brown's These Things, These Things from Little Things.
    • Ron Regé Jr.'s FUC 1997: We Share A Happy Secret, But Beware, Because the Moder World Emerges from Kramer's Ergot.
    • John Porcellino's Country Roads - Brighton from King-Cat Comics and Stories.
    • Jonathan Bennett's Needles and Pins from Mome.
    • Kevin Huizenga's Glenn in Bed from Ganges.
    • David Heatley's Sambo, Cut Thru, Walnut Creek, and Laundry Room from Mome.
    • Sammy Harkham's Lubavitch, Ukraine, 1876 from Kramer's Ergot.
    • Miriam Katin's Untitled (The List) from We Are on Our Own.
    • Ben Katchor's Shoehorn Technique from Chicago Reader.
    • Adrian Tomine's Shortcomings (Excerpt) from Optic Nerve.
    • Gilbert Hernandez's Fritz After Dark from Luba's Comics and Stories.
    • Kim Deitch's No Midgets in Midgetville from The Stuff of Dreams.
    • Anders Nilsen's Dinner and a Walk from Big Questions #7: Dinner and a Nap.
    • Charles Burns' Black Hole (Excerpt) from Black Hole.
    • Gary Panter's Untitled (Discrete Operations Vehicle - Burning Gall) from Jimbo's Inferno.
    • C.F.'s Blond Atchen and The Bumble Boys from The Ganzfeld.
    • Tim Hensley's Meet the Dropouts from Mome.
    • Paper Rad's Kramer's Ergot from Kramer's Ergot.
    • Dan Zettwoch's Won't Be Licked! The Great '37 Flood in Louisville from Drawn & Quarterly Showcase.
    • Seth's Wimbledon Green from Wimbledon Green.


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