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The Resource We told you so : comics as art, editors, Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean

We told you so : comics as art, editors, Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean

Label
We told you so : comics as art
Title
We told you so
Title remainder
comics as art
Statement of responsibility
editors, Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean
Title variation
  • Comics as art
  • Oral history of Fantagraphics Books
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comics As Art: We Told You So tells of Fantagraphics Books' key role in helping build and shape an art movement around a discredited, ignored and fading expression of Americana the way insiders share the saga with one another other: in anecdotal form, in the words of the people who lived it and saw it happen. Comics historian and critic Tom Spurgeon and longtime Comics Journal editor Michael Dean assemble an all-star cast of industry figures, critics, cartoonists, art objects, curios, and groundbreaking publications to bring you a detailed account of Fantagraphics' first 40 years. Comics as Art is a detailed catalog of the look of a cultural awakening. It's a story that includes appearances by Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Harlan Ellison, Jim Shooter, Stan Lee, Dan Clowes, Frank Miller, Peter Bagge, Jaime Hernandez, Gilbert Hernandez, Dave Sim, Steve Geppi, Todd McFarlane and every other major figure in the arts or business end of modern comics. More than a corporate history or a fond look back, Comics As Art: We Told You So makes the warts-and-all case for Fantagraphics Books' position near the heart of the modern reclamation of the comics art form
Summary
Featuring appearances by Art Spiegelman, Stan Lee, Frank Miller and Todd McFarlane, the co-creator of the award-winning The Comics Reporter and an editor at The Comics Journal presents an oral history of Fantagraphics, the iconoclastic independent comic book publisher that reshaped the medium so that cartoonists could thrive
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556187
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spurgeon, Tom
  • Dean, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantagraphics Books
  • Fantagraphics Books
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Cartoonists
  • Cartooning
  • Cartooning
  • Cartoonists
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Publishers and publishing
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
comics as art
Label
We told you so : comics as art, editors, Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn923850689
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
696 pages
Isbn
9781606999332
Lccn
2016953075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)923850689
Label
We told you so : comics as art, editors, Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn923850689
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
696 pages
Isbn
9781606999332
Lccn
2016953075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)923850689

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