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Art Spiegelman was born in Stockholm, Sweden on February 15, 1948. He is the son of Polish Jews who survived imprisonment in Auschwitz. His family immigrated to the United States. He became a professional cartoonist at the age of 16. He studied art and philosophy at Harpur College. He became a creative consultant, designer, and writer for Topps Chewing Gum, Inc., where he created Wacky Packages, Garbage Pail Kids and other novelty items. The Complete Mr. Infinity was published in 1970 and won the Joel M. Cavior Award for Jewish Writing. In 1980, Spiegelman and his wife, Françoise Mouly founded the avant-garde comics magazine RAW. His best known work Maus: A Survivor's Tale, was published in 1986 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. His other works include Maus: A Survivor's Tale II, In the Shadow of No Towers, Breakdowns, Jack and the Box, Be a Nose, and The Ghosts of Ellis Island. MetaMaus won the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!… (more)
The Complete Maus 8,026 copies, 238 reviews
In the Shadow of No Towers 1,187 copies, 22 reviews
Folklore and Fairy Tale Funnies (Editor) 327 copies, 7 reviews
Strange Stories for Strange Kids 212 copies, 3 reviews
It Was a Dark and Silly Night... 191 copies, 3 reviews
Jack and the Box 188 copies, 17 reviews
Open Me... I'm a Dog! 184 copies, 2 reviews
Big Fat Little Lit (Editor) 118 copies, 5 reviews
Be a Nose! 93 copies, 2 reviews
New York's Most Wanted 14 copies, 1 review
Street Cop 8 copies
Autophobia 3 copies
Snarf #8 1 copy
Comics 1 copy
The New York Trilogy (Cover artist, some editions) 9,438 copies, 154 reviews
City of Glass: The Graphic Novel (Introduction, some editions) 1,186 copies, 26 reviews
Barefoot Gen: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima, Volume 1 (Introduction, some editions) 825 copies, 29 reviews
The Future Dictionary of America (Contributor) 619 copies, 3 reviews
The Wild Party (Illustrator, some editions) 550 copies, 13 reviews
Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling (Illustrator, some editions) 459 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Comics 2007 (Contributor) 368 copies, 5 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Illustrator) 212 copies, 3 reviews
The Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Editor) 195 copies, 13 reviews
The Best American Comics 2009 (Contributor) 171 copies, 4 reviews
Six Novels in Woodcuts (Editor) 154 copies, 2 reviews
Gods' Man / Madman's Drum / Wild Pilgrimage (Editor, Introduction) 106 copies, 4 reviews
Wacky Packages (Introduction) 90 copies, 4 reviews
Krazy! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art (Contributor, some editions) 83 copies, 2 reviews
The New Comics Anthology (Contributor) 66 copies, 1 review
Vertigo (Editor, some editions) 58 copies, 2 reviews
Wild Pilgrimage (Editor, some editions) 55 copies, 1 review
Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel (Contributor) 46 copies, 1 review
Little Nemo's big new dreams (Foreword) 44 copies, 2 reviews
Perdita Durango (Designer) 40 copies, 2 reviews
Wacky Packages: NEW NEW NEW (Author, some editions) 34 copies
The Best of Bijou funnies (Contributor) 9 copies
Mineshaft #31 (Contributor) 3 copies
Bijou funnies, No. 2 (Illustrator, some editions) 3 copies
Mondo Snarfo: Surrealistic Comix (Contributor) 2 copies
Turned on cuties (Contributor) 1 copy
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