The Best American Comics 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 IntroductionFEATURING Lynda Barry, Kate Beaton, Cece Bell, Genevieve Elverum, Ben Katchor, John Porcellino, Joe Sacco, Adrian Tomine, Chris Ware, Julia Wertz, and othersRoz Chast, guest editor, was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her cartoons began appearing inTheNew Yorkerin 1978. Since then she has published hundreds of cartoons and written or illustrated more than a dozen books. Her memoirCan t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? was a #1New York Timesbestseller 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."