Comics As Art: We Told You So

by Tom Spurgeon
Comics As Art: We Told You So
  • ISBN-13: 9781606999332
  • Author(s): Tom Spurgeon
  • Editor(s): Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean
  • Subject: Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction|graphic novels
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 24-11-2016
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£43.99
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 long-time Comics Journal editor Michael Dean assemble an all-star cast of industry figures, critics, cartoonists, art objects, curios and ground-breaking publications to bring you 40 years' worth of insight.
About the book

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 long-time Comics Journal editor Michael Dean assemble an all-star cast of industry figures, critics, cartoonists, art objects, curios and ground-breaking publications to bring you 40 years' worth of insight.

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