Co-Mix: a retrospective of comics, graphics, and scraps by Art SpiegelmanCo-Mix: a retrospective of comics, graphics, and scraps by Art Spiegelman

Co-Mix: a retrospective of comics, graphics, and scraps

byArt Spiegelman

Hardcover | September 17, 2013

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The career of a literary and art comic pioneerCo-Mix is a comprehensive career overview of the output of the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman. Gorgeous full-page reproductions of his&nbspartwork, including covers for R. Crumb's Short Order Comix and panels from Maus, overwhelm the senses. Essays by the acclaimed film critic J. Hoberman and the MoMA curator and dean of the Yale University School of Art Robert Storr bookend Co-Mix, offering eloquent meditations on an artist whose work has been genre-defining in every sense of the word. &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Co-Mix began as a museum retrospective detailing Spiegelman's lifelong involvement with comics, and was published in France in a bilingual edition during his presidency at the prestigious Angoulême International Comics Festival. This expanded North American edition&nbsphas an additional thirty-two pages of content, including a full-size insert of the long-out-of-print Raw comic "Two Fisted Painters" and Spiegelman's New Yorker comics about the authors Maurice Sendak, Charles Schulz, and Harvey Kurtzman.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Spiegelman has been a leader of, and an inspiration for, alternative comics artists throughout the past three decades, long before Raw magazine and Maus, and in &nbspCo-Mix readers will be able to trace the evolution of this multifaceted artist throughout his storied career.
Born in Stockholm in 1948, Art Spiegelman was the first comics artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, which he received for his groundbreaking bestseller Maus. He coedited Raw, and his comics have appeared in The New Yorker,  The New York Times, Playboy, and Harper's. He has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People b...
Title:Co-Mix: a retrospective of comics, graphics, and scrapsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:136 pages, 13.23 × 9.12 × 0.83 inPublished:September 17, 2013Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770461140

ISBN - 13:9781770461147

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" Co-Mix shows&nbspMr. Spiegelman's twin senses of pathos and humor throughout his vast career, from his indelible post-Sept. 11 cover for The&nbspNew Yorker to a comic strip for Playboy in which a man and a woman are depicted having a dialogue with speech bubbles below the waist." - The New York Times