Books by Art Spiegelman and Complete Book Reviews

Edited by Matt Pizzolo. Black Mask (blackmaskstudio.com), $15.99 trade paper (160p) ISBN 978-1-62875-007-2
The cover of this anthology refers to the collection as a “time capsule.” It’s a pretty apt description. This book preserves three star-studded floppies released at the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement; publishing these is a worthy exercise
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Paul Auster, Author, Art Spiegelman, Author, Paul Karasik, Author Harper Perennial $12.5 (129p) ISBN 978-0-380-77108-0
Auster's acclaimed novel City of Glass , a dreamlike meditation on language and fiction in the form of a detective novel, has been translated into comics form to stunning effect. And while Karasik's faithful adaptation of Auster's crisp prose...
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Art Spiegelman, Author , Pantheon $27.50 (72p) ISBN 978-0-375-42395-6
This reprint of Spiegelman’s 1978 collection of comics is a must-have for any comics aficionado, art-house dude, hipster or anyone who ever thought to himself, “Hmm, comics are kinda cool.” It will also be liked by anyone who ever...
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Art Spiegelman, Author Pantheon Books $14.95 (144p) ISBN 978-0-679-72977-8
Spiegelman's startling comic about the Holocaust, which revolves around his survivor father's experiences, won a 1992 Pulitzer Prize. (Sept.)
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Art Spiegelman. Pantheon, $35 (320p) ISBN 978-0-375-42394-9
In 1986, Spiegelman broke ground on a new art form with his book-length comic Maus. Arguably the first recognizable example of the graphic novel, the comic recounted his father's experiences as a Holocaust survivor and Spiegelman's own attempts to...
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Art Spiegelman, Author . RAW Jr./Toon $12.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-9799238-3-8
A skeptic might not think that the Pulitzer Prize winner who made a graphic novel about Auschwitz could also write and draw for the not-quite-literate set—but rest assured, this comic gem of a picture book demonstrates Spiegelman's...
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Art Spiegelman. Drawn & Quarterly, $39.95 (136p) ISBN 978-1-77046-114-7
A companion piece to a retrospective exhibition, this book collects some of Spiegelman's best work spanning nearly six decades along with biographical information and critical essays. The editors trace his career from commercial work for Playboy to...
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Art Spiegelman, Author . Pantheon $19.95 (42p) ISBN 978-0-375-42307-9
Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Spiegelman's new work is an inventive and vividly graphic work of nonfiction. It's an artful rant focused on the events of 9/11 and afterward by a world-class pessimist ("after all, disaster is my...
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Art Spiegelman, Author, Art Spiegelman, Illustrator HarperCollins $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-06-027320-0
This unusual, slickly produced book, if its own claims are to be believed, is not about a dog, it is a dog. ""I was sure you, of all people, could see past the wizard's curse,"" pleads an apricot-colored pup. The narrator presents evidence for his...
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Art Spiegelman, Author, Chip Kidd, Joint Author . Chronicle $19.95 (144p) ISBN 978-0-8118-3179-6
The life of Jack Cole, creator of the tongue-in-cheek comic-book crime fighter Plastic Man, is as entertaining as his comic-book stories. A resourceful smalltown boy wonder (in 1932, he cycled 7,00o miles across the U.S. and wrote about it for Boys...
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Art Spiegelman, Author, Art Speigelman, Author, Fred Jordon, Editor Pantheon Books $23 (135p) ISBN 978-0-394-55655-0
Told in comic-strip format, the second half of Spiegelman's profoundly moving family memento of his parents' survival of the Holocaust and of his own coming to terms with their tragedies, should be as popular as the first installment ( Maus , 1987).
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Joseph Moncure March, Author, Art Spiegelman, Author, Dan Frank, Editor Pantheon Books $22 (110p) ISBN 978-0-679-42450-5
A lost ``classic''? It's odd how strikingly some writing may date to an era yet can later be resuscitated because of its potential for art and camp, and thus gain a new audience. That's what Spiegelman (Maus I and II) has pulled off here by...
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