(2010)

Houghton Mifflin, 2006 Series
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Price
23.00 USD
Pages
360
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Brand
HMH
ISBN
978-0-547-24177-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780547241777 52300
Editing
Neil Gaiman (Editor); Jessica Abel (Series Editor); Matt Madden (Series Editor)
Color
Color Cover; Mostly Black & White interior
Dimensions
7 1/4 inches wide by 9 1/4 inches tall (18.41 cm x 23.49 cm)
Paper Stock
book paper
Binding
Hardcover; some issues with no dust jacket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils
Michael Cho
Inks
Michael Cho
Colors
Michael Cho
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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Foreword (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel; Matt Madden
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Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman
Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Omega The Unknown / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
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[Robot] (Table of Contents: 5)

Omega the Unknown / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Farel Dalrymple
Inks
Farel Dalrymple

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Omega The Unknown / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jonathan Lethem; Karl Rusnak
Pencils
Farel Dalrymple (pages 6-22); Gary Panter (pages 1-5)
Inks
Farel Dalrymple (pages 6-22); Gary Panter (pages 1-5)
Colors
Paul Hornschemeier
Letters
Farel Dalrymple

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tells a pretty simple story, I'd say.
Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

The first line of dialogue appears on page 6 of the story.

Ceci N'est Pas une Comic (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Colors
?
Letters
Peter Kuper

Genre
satire-parody
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Flytrap (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Lapp
Pencils
Dave Lapp
Inks
Dave Lapp
Letters
Dave Lapp

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Mixed Up Files (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gabrielle Bell
Pencils
Gabrielle Bell
Inks
Gabrielle Bell
Colors
?
Letters
Gabrielle Bell

Genre
biography
Reprints
  • from Bookforum magazine (June/July/Aug 2009)

Hiding in the Water (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Lilli Carré
Pencils
Lilli Carré
Inks
Lilli Carré
Letters
Lilli Carré

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The Daily Grand Prix (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Forbidden Rooms (Table of Contents: 12)

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

November 8-28, 2007 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
James Kochalka
Pencils
James Kochalka
Inks
James Kochalka
Colors
James Kochalka
Letters
James Kochalka

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from American Elf (https://web.archive.org/web/20080405080239/http://www.americanelf.com/) 2007-11-08 - 2007-11-28

Indexer Notes

From online comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jonathan Ames
Pencils
Dean Haspiel
Inks
Dean Haspiel
Letters
Pat Brosseau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Then I went to see Bill.
Genre
drama
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Deep Space (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Pham
Pencils
John Pham
Inks
John Pham
Colors
John Pham
Letters
John Pham

Genre
science fiction
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Excerpt from Asterios Polyp (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
David Mazzucchelli
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
David Mazzucchelli
Letters
David Mazzucchelli

Genre
drama
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Water! Electricity! Meat! (Table of Contents: 17)

Citizen Rex / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Mario Hernandez; Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Rusty Brown / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good lord... there it is...
Genre
drama
Characters
Woody [William K. Brown]; William's Unnamed Female Co-Worker; Sandy Grains; Mr. Smith; William's Father; Bookstore Owner
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The Bank (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Derf
Pencils
Derf
Inks
Derf
Letters
Derf

Genre
drama
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Titanic Urination (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jesse Reklaw; Max McBarron
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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Hooker Cookies (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jesse Reklaw; Mabel Stark
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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Duck Mom (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jesse Reklaw; Chloe Pollon
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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Carrot Romance (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Jesse Reklaw; Lauren Schmidt
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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Pumpkin Drummer (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jesse Reklaw; Tony Castillo
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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Sleep Multiplication (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jesse Reklaw; Douglas Doe
Pencils
Jesse Reklaw
Inks
Jesse Reklaw
Letters
Jesse Reklaw

Genre
humor
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The Book of Genesis Illustrated (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
religious
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Indexer Notes

Based on Genesis Translation and Commentary by Robert Alter

The War on Fornication (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Peter Bagge
Inks
Peter Bagge
Colors
?
Letters
Peter Bagge

Genre
humor
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Lobster Run (Table of Contents: 28)

Johnny Hiro / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Chao
Pencils
Fred Chao
Inks
Fred Chao
Colors
Dylan Babb (tones)
Letters
Jesse Post

Genre
humor
Characters
Johnny Hiro; Mayumi; Jeffrey Steingarten; Akiko; Mr. Masago; Mr. Hiro; Mrs. Hiro; Shinto Pete
Synopsis
Desperate to provide restaurant critic Jeffrey Steingarten with a lobster dinner, Hiro's boss orders him to steal a lobster from a rival restaurant; this leads to Johnny battling an entire kitchen staff of angry, knife-wielding chefs.
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Ex Communication (Table of Contents: 29)

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Script
Todd Brower
Pencils
Steve MacIsaac
Inks
Steve MacIsaac
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
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Norman Eight's Left Arm (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Theo Ellsworth
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Theo Ellsworth
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Theo Ellsworth
Letters
Theo Ellsworth

Genre
humor
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Trinity (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Cho
Pencils
Michael Cho
Inks
Michael Cho
Colors
Michael Cho
Letters
Michael Cho

Genre
drama
Reprints
  • from Taddle Creek Magazine #v12#2 (#22) (Summer 2009)

Excerpt from Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe (Table of Contents: 32)

Scott Pilgrim / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bryan Lee O'Malley
Pencils
Bryan Lee O'Malley
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Bryan Lee O'Malley
Letters
Bryan Lee O'Malley

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Scott Pilgrim; Kim Pine; "Young Neil" Nordegraf; Ramona Flowers
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The Flood (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Josh Neufeld
Pencils
Josh Neufeld
Inks
Josh Neufeld
Colors
Josh Neufeld
Letters
Josh Neufeld

Genre
drama
Characters
Abbas; Darnell; Leo; Michelle; Denise; the Doctor
Synopsis
Abbas and Darnell must deal with the rising floodwaters. Leo & Michelle, in Houston, are trying to figure out how much water their apartment took on, and when they can return home. Denise and her family are evacuated from the flooded hospital and sent to the over-extended New Orleans Convention Center. The Doctor makes the rounds of the French Quarter, assessing damage and helping locals. Chaos breaks out at the Convention Center.
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Keywords
disasters; floods; Hurricane Katrina; hurricanes; New Orleans

I Heard Some Distant Music (Table of Contents: 34)

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Script
Lauren Weinstein
Pencils
Lauren Weinstein
Inks
Lauren Weinstein
Colors
Lauren Weinstein
Letters
Lauren Weinstein

Reprints
  • from Bookforum magazine (June/July/Aug 2009)

A Good and Decent Man (Table of Contents: 35)

You'll Never Know / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Carol Tyler [as C. Tyler]
Pencils
Carol Tyler [as C. Tyler]
Inks
Carol Tyler [as C. Tyler]
Colors
Carol Tyler [as C. Tyler]
Letters
Carol Tyler [as C. Tyler]

Genre
biography
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Fiction versus Nonfiction (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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  • from Bookforum magazine (June/July/Aug 2009)

Contributors' Notes (Table of Contents: 37)

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Script
Jonathan Ames; Peter Bagge; Gabrielle Bell; Todd Brower; Lilli Carré; Fred Chao; Michael Cho; Robert Crumb; Farel Dalrymple; Derf; Theo Ellsworth; Gilbert Hernandez; Mario Hernandez; Ben Katchor; James Kochalka; Peter Kuper; Dave Lapp; Jonathan Lethem; Steve MacIsaac; Josh Neufeld; Bryan Lee O'Malley; John Pham; Jesse Reklaw; C. Tyler; Chris Ware
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Each of the book's contributors offer remarks on their material reprinted in this volume.

Notable Comics (Table of Contents: 38)

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Script
Jessica Abel; Matt Madden
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typeset

Synopsis
A list of works published between September 1, 2008 and August 31, 2009 which were considered for this volume.

Credits (Table of Contents: 39)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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