Combined here are "Maus I: A Survivor's Tale" and "Maus II" - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the Holocaust through cartoons the author captures the everyday reality of fear and the sensation of survival.
The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel
This legendary 1978 collection of comics by Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the best-selling Maus, presents the seminal early works that changed how comics are made and appreciated today--now with a new Afterword by the author.
"Some of the smartest criticism of the comics genre ever rendered." --NPR Innovative, serious, funny, and many decades ahead of its time, Breakdowns is offered here in its entirety: the long-sought-after collection of the artist's comics of the 1970s, along with an introduction almost as long as the book it introduces--and just as autobiographically intimate and experimentally daring.
At once the story of an artist and of his medium, Breakdowns alters the terms of what can be accomplished in a memoir.
The author conveys his experience of the September 11th tragedy in a series of drawings and text that capture the horror of the event, its impact on his own life, and the erosion of American democracy that has occured in the aftermath.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Maus" presents reproductions of his private sketchbooks.
A memoir about becoming a comix memoirist. It chronicles the author's own nervous breakdown, his experiments with psychedelic drugs, his mother's suicide and his incarceration in a mental hospital. It is suitable for those interested in the American counterculture, and the development of graphic art.
Alors que Jack le petit lapin essaye désespérément d'ouvrir le paquet-cadeau que lui ont rapporté ses parents, un drôle de jouet en surgit. S'ensuivent des échanges délirants entre Jack et Zack, son diable-en-boîte adepte du nonsense, qui déclenche une panique jubilatoire en faisant finalement sortir de son chapeau un drôle de petit personnage et une multitude de canetons qui envahissent la page. Jack se sent légèrement dépassé par les événements et il doit bien le reconnaître : Zack est un drôle de jouet! C'est même le plus drôle qu'on lui ait jamais offert!