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Art comics

Art comics - not like novels, not like films, not like paintings…comics!

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Kramers ergot. 8

Kramers Ergot is the premier comics anthology of the twenty-first century. Since its inception in 2000, it has revolutionized the medium, introducing new talents, solidifying aesthetics and standing as a state-of-the-medium book.

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My most secret desire

Julie Doucet

Nightmarish tales of pregnancy, menstruation, sex changes, and boyfriends haunt Doucet's nocturnal psyche with a feverish and surreal pitch.

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Aisha Franz

German cartoonist Aisha Franz's debut graphic novel details a day in the life of two sisters and their single mother. Earthling explores the loneliness of everyday life as these women struggle to come to terms with what the world expects of them.

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Mowgli's mirror

Olivier Schrauwen

In this wordless tale, the young human boy Mowgli lives alone in the jungle. When he befriends an orangutan, Mowgli thinks he has found his lifemate. But Mowgli still wonders if there any other creatures that look like him.

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Von Spatz

Anna Haifisch

Walt Disney is exhausted both physically and mentally. After a breakdown where he trashes his office, his wife Lilian brings him to a retreat to recover - the Von Spatz Rehabilitation Center.

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Dash Shaw

It's 2060, and a devastating civil war has left the country in shambles. Professor Paulie Panther - botanist and hopeless romantic - arrives in the experimental forest town of Boney Borough to research a strange plant growing behind the high school.

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Michael DeForge

Michael DeForge makes comics like no one else. This collection of the cartoonist's mini-comics, zines, anthology work, and more, and shows the artist at the height of his occasionally fever-induced powers.

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Coyote Doggirl

Lisa Hanawalt

Coyote is a dreamer and a drama queen, brazen and brave, faithful yet fiercely independent. She beats her own drum and sews her own crop tops. A gifted equestrian, she's half dog, half coyote, and all power.

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Wally Gropius

Tim Hensley

Wally Gropius is a teenage millionaire who fights crimes and solves mysteries. However, in order to sell gas ovens, his father gives Wally an ultimatum: marry 'the saddest girl in the world' or be disinherited.

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Yuichi Yokoyama

A group of friends is attempting to enter a garden just beyond a wall. When they succeed, the garden they finally enter is no Eden, but rather a massive landscape of machines, geometric forms and all manner of nonorganic objects.

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The cartoon utopia

Ron Rege

Drawings from the Cartoon Utopia were presented in exhibitions around the world, and selections from the Cartoon Utopia have appeared in many publications.

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