(2004)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
39.95 USD
Pages
416
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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ISBN
1-58834-183-6 Search at WorldCat
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Editing
Bob Callahan; Robert A. Poarch (production); Mary Christian (copy)
Color
Black & white and color
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover with dust jacket

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Pencils
Daniel Clowes; Jim Woodring; Art Spiegelman
Inks
Daniel Clowes; Jim Woodring; Art Spiegelman
Colors
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Characters
Mal Rosen; Frank; Vladek

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This definitive anthology celebrates the artistry and insight of comic-book art...

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Inner front dust jacket flap. Text continues on back dust jacket flap.

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Wraparound hardcover

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The New Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book Stories: From Crumb to Clowes (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko; Gilbert Hernandez; Robert Crumb; Frank Miller; Jim Steranko
Inks
Steve Ditko; Gilbert Hernandez; Robert Crumb; Frank Miller; Jim Steranko
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bruce Wayne; Harvey Pekar; Mr. Boats; Betty Brant; Pipo; Sharon Carter

Indexer Notes

title and publisher pages; indicia and production credits; dedication page; table of contents. Includes five small drawings by the listed artists.

Acknowledgments (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Callahan
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No More Yielding but a Dream (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 18 pages (report information)

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Bob Callahan
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Vladek; Art Spiegelman

Indexer Notes

Includes one small drawing by the listed artist

Part One: The Undergrounds (Table of Contents: 8)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
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typeset

Characters
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

Includes a one-page blowup from Crumb's story

I Remember the Sixties (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed)
Editing
Robert Crumb (original editor)

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb; Mom; Dad; Gingerbread Princess; Jesus Freak; Hare Krishna
Synopsis
Crumb looks back on his experiences living in the Sixties.
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Keywords
autobiography

The Death of Fat Freddy (Table of Contents: 10)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides
Inks
Gilbert Shelton; Paul Mavrides
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Freewheelin' Franklin Freek; Phineas T. Phreak; Fat Freddy Freekowtski]; Fat Freddy's Cat; John the Blabtist; Fat Richie
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Indexer Notes

In the volume used to index this, the first page is printed twice and the final page is missing.

Karla in Kommieland (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch
Editing
Art Spiegelman (original editor)

Genre
biography; satire-parody
Characters
Karla; Karla's Mother; John; Senator Joseph McCarthy; Kim Deitch; Gene Deitch
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Keywords
autobiography

Down at the Kitty Kat (Table of Contents: 12)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez
Editing
Monte Beauchamp (original editor)

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; The Vibra Harps [Donald Duck; Timmy Charles; Hargroves; Lester Phipps]
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Keywords
autobiography

Sweet Void of Youth (Table of Contents: 13)

Binky Brown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Justin Green
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Letters
Justin Green

Characters
Mrs. Gaspar; Mr. Cash [Vern Cash]; Binky Brown; Munzo; Pam; Tony
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Labor (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler
Pencils
Carol Tyler
Inks
Carol Tyler
Letters
Carol Tyler
Editing
Mark Burbey (original editor)

Characters
Mama; Teresa; Jamie Lea; Mr. Toga; Miss Tyler
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Jack the Bellboy and Mr. Boats (Table of Contents: 15)

American Splendor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb
Editing
Harvey Pekar (original editor)

Genre
biography
Characters
Jack; Mr. Boats; Man with Headphones
Synopsis
Mr. Boats tells Jack that people should escape their families and that people don't care about good music.
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Keywords
autobiography

Part Two: Silver Age of Superheroes (Table of Contents: 16)

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The Strange Death of Captain America (Table of Contents: 17)

Captain America / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
Tom Palmer; Jim Steranko
Letters
Artie Simek; Jim Steranko
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Madame Hydra; HYDRA; Bucky [Rick Jones]; Avengers [Vision; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Thor [Dr. Don Blake]]; Nick Fury; Sharon Carter; Jasper Sitwell (cameo); Dum Dum Dugan (cameo); Gabe Jones (cameo); Captain America [Steve Rogers]
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Indexer Notes

The final page of the story is printed twice. It is used as a blurry filler page between pgs. 15-16.

The Hate-Monger! (Table of Contents: 18)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Artie Simek (pages 1-13); Sam Rosen (uncredited, pages 14-22)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Colonel Nick Fury (first post-war appearance, without his trademark eye-patch); The Hate Monger (introduction, death)
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Enemy Ace (Table of Contents: 19)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Letters
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Editing
Robert Kanigher (original editor)

Genre
war
Characters
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]
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The Final Chapter! (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Steve Ditko
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Aunt May; Curt Connors; Frederick Foswell; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; VILLAINS: Dr. Octopus' Henchmen; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Uncle Ben; CAMEO: Kraven (Last panel teaser)
Synopsis
Trapped under a pile of rubble in an underwater base that is filling with water, Spidey has to use all of his strength and determination to break himself free as Aunt May's life hangs in the balance. Spidey escapes and takes down Doc Ock's goons so he can deliver a serum that will remove the radiation from his Aunt's system.
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Part Three: A Raw Generation (Table of Contents: 21)

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Pencils
Melinda Gebbie
Inks
Melinda Gebbie
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typeset

Characters
Mitzi

Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life (Table of Contents: 22)

A Life Force / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
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Will Eisner
Letters
Will Eisner
Editing
Denis Kitchen (original editor)

Genre
drama
Characters
Jacob Shtarkah; Rifka Shtarkah; Izzy the Cockroach
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Farewell to Charlie Chaplin (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Svod; Wife; Neighbor
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My Three Swans (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Melinda Gebbie
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Melinda Gebbie
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Melinda Gebbie
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Melinda Gebbie

Characters
Trixie; Mitzi; Phoebe; Mother [Mrs. Turvy]; Harvey
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The Malpractice Suite (Table of Contents: 25)

Nervous Rex / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman; Nicholas Dallis
Pencils
Art Spiegelman; Marvin Bradley
Inks
Art Spiegelman; Frank Edgington
Letters
Art Spiegelman
Editing
Bill Griffith (original editor)

Synopsis
Another cerebral deconstruction of the comics page. This time out Spiegelman uses some panels from the Rex Morgan, M.D. Strip.
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Dream of the Pork Rinds Fiend (Table of Contents: 26)

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Kaz Prapuolenis
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Kaz Prapuolenis
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Kaz Prapuolenis
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Kaz Prapuolenis

Characters
Woman; Doc; Nurse; Mr. Patoon
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Robot Love (Table of Contents: 27)

El Borbah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
Editing
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
El Borbah; Mrs. Dimbeau; Mr. Dimbeau; Timmy; Robot Guidance Counselor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Jimbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Gary Panter
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Gary Panter
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Gary Panter
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Gary Panter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can it be taking the ambulances so long to get here!!??
Characters
Jimbo; Smoggo
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Chapter Two: The Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 29)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Genre
biography
Characters
Art Spiegelman; Vladek; Anja; Miss Stefanska; Father-in-Law; Janina
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Originally serialized in Raw in at least a somewhat different form. This is the final version as published in Maus vol. 1.

Part Four: Dark Fiction and Deep Fantasy (Table of Contents: 30)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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[Born Again] (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bill; Lola; Dave; James Gordon; Joker; Dr. Herbert Willing; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper; Harvey Dent; The Joker; Thomas Wayne; Martha Wayne; Joe Chill; Alfred Pennyworth; Joannie; Silk; Taxi Driver; Michelle; Carrie
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Watchmaker (Table of Contents: 32)

Watchmen / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Letters
Dave Gibbons
Editing
Len Wein (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Manhattan [Jon Osterman]; Father; Professor Glass; Wally Weaver; Janey Slater; Captain Metropolis; The Silk Spectre [Sally Jupiter]; The Comedian [Edward Blake]; Ozymandias [Adrian Veidt]; John F. Kennedy; Hollis Mason; Laurie; Richard Nixon; Night Owl [Dreiberg]
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A Midsummer Night's Dream [Dream Country Part 3] (Table of Contents: 33)

Sandman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman
Pencils
Charles Vess
Inks
Charles Vess
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Morpheus; Richard Burbage; William Shakespeare; Hamnet Shakespeare; Auberon; Lady Titania; Robin Goodfellow
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Part Five: The Contemporary Edge (Table of Contents: 34)

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Hebron (Table of Contents: 35)

Palestine / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography; drama
Characters
Joe Sacco; Tour Guide
Synopsis
Sacco visits the Cave of Machpelah, accompanied by a Palestinian tour guide. The guide is taunted by a small group of settlers.
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Keywords
autobiography

Locos (Table of Contents: 36)

Locas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime Loco de Scxch)
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Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime Loco de Scxch)
Inks
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime Loco de Scxch)
Letters
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime Loco de Scxch)
Editing
Gary Groth (original editor)

Genre
drama
Characters
Carlos; Speedy Ortiz; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Jack Ruebens; Izzy's Mom [Juana Ortiz]; Izzy's Dad
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Keywords
soap opera

Pipo (Table of Contents: 37)

Palomar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez
Editing
Gary Groth (original editor)

Genre
drama
Characters
Pipo
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Keywords
soap opera

The Do-Nothing Decade (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Dori Seda
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Dori Seda
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Dori Seda
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Dori Seda
Editing
Kathe Todd (original editor)

Genre
biography
Characters
Dori Seda; Lolly; Don; Ted; Dahlia
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Keywords
autobiography

Caricature (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
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Daniel Clowes
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Daniel Clowes
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Daniel Clowes

Genre
drama
Characters
Mal Rosen; Theda; Duke; Jimmy; Nella
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Near Miss (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
David Mazzucchelli
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David Mazzucchelli
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David Mazzucchelli
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David Mazzucchelli

Characters
Ma; Steven; Ma'am
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Nobody Left at the Café Guerbois (Table of Contents: 41)

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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell

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The Bard Must Die! (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Stack
Pencils
Frank Stack
Inks
Frank Stack
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Frank Stack
Editing
Monte Beauchamp (original editor)

Characters
William Shakespeare; Robert Dudley, Lord General Earl of Leicester; Amy; Beth; Mary; Philip Sidney; Henry Herbert; The Chamberlain; King James; Michael; Ben
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Part Six: A Contemporary Feast (Table of Contents: 43)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

First Line of Dialogue or Text
*Eautiful forecast for the Chi-town area with unseasonably warm temperatures
Characters
Jimmy Corrigan; Peggy; Jack; Superman
Synopsis
Jimmy Corrigan wakes up, eats breakfast, buys an answering machine, goes to work and eats his lunch. A co-worker asks him for some change. When back at his cubicle, he sees Superman waving at him from the top of a building across the street.
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[untitled] (Table of Contents: 45)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
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Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

Characters
Jimmy Corrigan
Synopsis
A complex two-page diagram that covers Jimmy Corrigan's family tree, his nineteenth century ancestors, his comic book collection, the layout of his house, the history of Chicago as well as the Earth and its relation to the Sun and other planets.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you try to tell people about it today they'll think you're making it up.
Characters
James Corrigan
Synopsis
An excerpt from a story featuring Jimmy Corrigan's grandfather. James Corrigan and his father are at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. While on top of the largest building in the world his father abandons him.
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Rusty Brown Souvenir Pull-Out Calendar (Table of Contents: 47)

Rusty Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

Characters
Rusty Brown; Chalky White
Synopsis
Twelve vignettes from Rusty's life both as a youngster and as a middle-aged loner. The strip is printed sideways.
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I Hate You and I'm Sure of it This Time. Really. I Just Decided. I Thought You'd Like to Know. (Table of Contents: 48)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

Characters
Quimby the Mouse
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Building Stories / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every day when I get home from work, or shopping, or anywhere I'm so exhausted
Synopsis
A female amputee lies on her couch after getting back from work. She thinks about her level of fitness, her state of mind and recalls the only lover she ever had.
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  • from Nest Magazine (?, 1997 series) (? 2003)

San Francisco (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lynda Barry
Pencils
Lynda Barry
Inks
Lynda Barry
Colors
Lynda Barry
Letters
Lynda Barry

Characters
Lynda Barry; Gladys; Bus Driver; Mom
Reprints

Peeker (Table of Contents: 51)

Frank / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Woodring
Pencils
Jim Woodring
Inks
Jim Woodring
Colors
Jim Woodring
Editing
Gary Groth (original editor)

Characters
Frank
Reprints

Spontaneous Construction (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Characters
Earl Ilium; Raphael Foiling; Juliana
Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (October 1998)

In Praise of the Taxpayer (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (October 1998)

2nd Thought Mail (Table of Contents: 54)

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Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (July 1999)

On the Human Lap (Table of Contents: 55)

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Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (? 1999)

The Faulty Switch (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (? 1998)

A Check-Room Romance (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Colors
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Characters
Marcus Yule; Architect; Wife; Daughter
Reprints
  • from Metropolis Magazine (Bellerophon Publications, Inc., 1981 series) (? 1998)

For Further Reading (Table of Contents: 58)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Letters
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Notes on The New Smithsonian Books of Comic-Book Artists (Table of Contents: 59)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

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?
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?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back dust jacket flap.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Chris Ware; Robert Crumb
Inks
Chris Ware; Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jimmy Corrigan

Indexer Notes

Back of the dust jacket with a promo quote from Will Eisner.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. ["This definitive anthology celebrates the artistry and insight of comic-book art..."]
  3. 3. [no title indexed]
  4. 4. [no title indexed]
  5. 5. The New Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book Stories: From Crumb to Clowes
  6. 6. Acknowledgments
  7. 7. No More Yielding but a Dream
  8. 8. Part One: The Undergrounds
  9. 9. I Remember the Sixties
  10. 10. The Death of Fat Freddy
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  11. 11. Karla in Kommieland
  12. 12. Down at the Kitty Kat
    Fred Toote'
  13. 13. Sweet Void of Youth
    Binky Brown
  14. 14. Labor
  15. 15. Jack the Bellboy and Mr. Boats
    American Splendor
  16. 16. Part Two: Silver Age of Superheroes
  17. 17. The Strange Death of Captain America
    Captain America
  18. 18. The Hate-Monger!
    Fantastic Four
  19. 19. Enemy Ace
    Enemy Ace
  20. 20. The Final Chapter!
    Spider-Man
  21. 21. Part Three: A Raw Generation
  22. 22. Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life
    A Life Force
  23. 23. Farewell to Charlie Chaplin
  24. 24. My Three Swans
  25. 25. The Malpractice Suite
    Nervous Rex
  26. 26. Dream of the Pork Rinds Fiend
  27. 27. Robot Love
    El Borbah
  28. 28. ["How can it be taking the ambulances so long to get here!!??"]
    Jimbo
  29. 29. Chapter Two: The Honeymoon
    Maus, A Survivor's Tale
  30. 30. Part Four: Dark Fiction and Deep Fantasy
  31. 31. [Born Again]
  32. 32. Watchmaker
    Watchmen
  33. 33. A Midsummer Night's Dream [Dream Country Part 3]
    Sandman
  34. 34. Part Five: The Contemporary Edge
  35. 35. Hebron
    Palestine
  36. 36. Locos
    Locas
  37. 37. Pipo
    Palomar
  38. 38. The Do-Nothing Decade
  39. 39. Caricature
  40. 40. Near Miss
  41. 41. Nobody Left at the Café Guerbois
  42. 42. The Bard Must Die!
  43. 43. Part Six: A Contemporary Feast
  44. 44. ["*Eautiful forecast for the Chi-town area with unseasonably warm temperatures"]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  45. 45. [untitled]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  46. 46. ["If you try to tell people about it today they'll think you're making it up."]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  47. 47. Rusty Brown Souvenir Pull-Out Calendar
    Rusty Brown
  48. 48. I Hate You and I'm Sure of it This Time. Really. I Just Decided. I Thought You'd Like to Know.
    Quimby the Mouse
  49. 49. ["Every day when I get home from work, or shopping, or anywhere I'm so exhausted"]
    Building Stories
  50. 50. San Francisco
  51. 51. Peeker
    Frank
  52. 52. Spontaneous Construction
  53. 53. In Praise of the Taxpayer
  54. 54. 2nd Thought Mail
  55. 55. On the Human Lap
  56. 56. The Faulty Switch
  57. 57. A Check-Room Romance
  58. 58. For Further Reading
  59. 59. Notes on The New Smithsonian Books of Comic-Book Artists
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