The Art of Daniel Clowes

Modern Cartoonist

by Alvin Buenaventura

The Art of Daniel Clowes

Hardcover, 224 pages, Harry N Abrams Inc, List Price: $40 | purchase

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The Art of Daniel Clowes
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Modern Cartoonist
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Alvin Buenaventura

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Examines the work and accomplishments of the author of Eightball, Ghost World, and other alternative comics and graphic novels.

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Critics' Lists: Summer 2012

Lit, Illustrated: Five Fantastic Graphic Novels

Daniel Clowes' stark depictions of human despair have made him one of the most prominent cartoonists in the industry, and his extensive body of work — Ghost World (1997), David Boring (2000), The Death-Ray (2011), among many others — is spotlighted in this beautiful monograph. Containing previously unpublished material like holiday cards and childhood sketches, and original artwork from his difficult-to-find early work and later masterpieces, Modern Cartoonist

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