The Best American Comics 2016
Author: Roz Chast, Bill Kartalopoulos, Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Cece Bell, Geneviève Elverum, Ben Katchor, John Porcellino, Joe Sacco, Adrian Tomine, Chris Ware, Julia Wertz, Keiler Roberts, Richard McGuire, Joe Ollman, Beto Rodriguez, Gabrielle Bell, Lance Ward, Liana Finck, Walter Scott, Alex Schubert, Sophia Zdon, Dave Lap, Anne Emond, Drew Friedman, GG, Marc Bell, Char Esme, Lauren Poor, Casanova Frankenstein, Nina Bunjevac, Gilbert Hernández
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: October 04, 2016
“There’s something thrilling about seeing people invent new ways to tell their story. To me, it’s proof that the art form of comics is healthy: it lives and grows and reinvents itself. It’s alive!”
–Roz Chast, from the Introduction
FEATURING Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Cece Bell, Geneviève Elverum, Ben Katchor, John Porcellino, Joe Sacco, Adrian Tomine, Chris Ware, Julia Wertz, and others
Roz Chast, guest editor, was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her cartoons began appearing in The New Yorker in 1978. Since then she has published hundreds of cartoons and written or illustrated more than a dozen books. Her memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? was a #1 New York Times bestseller and a 2014 National Book Award Finalist.
Bill Kartalopoulos, series editor, is a comics critic, educator, curator, and editor. He teaches courses about comics at Parsons and at the School of Visual Arts. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. For more information please visit: on-panel.com.