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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) Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Maus" and "Maus II". His work has been published in more than sixteen languages and has appeared in "The New York Times", "Village Voice", and "Playboy", among others. He has been a contributing editor and cover artist for "The New Yorker" since 1992 and lives in Manhattan. (Publisher Provided)
— biography from Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
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The Complete Maus 7,057 copies, 215 reviews
In the Shadow of No Towers 1,139 copies, 22 reviews
Folklore and Fairy Tale Funnies (Editor) 317 copies, 7 reviews
Strange Stories for Strange Kids 204 copies, 3 reviews
It Was a Dark and Silly Night... 182 copies, 3 reviews
Open Me... I'm a Dog! 178 copies, 2 reviews
Jack and the Box 168 copies, 17 reviews
Big Fat Little Lit (Editor) 112 copies, 5 reviews
Be a Nose! 90 copies, 2 reviews
New York's Most Wanted 14 copies, 1 review
Autophobia 3 copies
Street Cop 1 copy
Comics 1 copy
The New York Trilogy (Cover designer, some editions) 9,088 copies, 150 reviews
City of Glass: The Graphic Novel (Introduction, some editions) 1,109 copies, 21 reviews
Barefoot Gen: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima, Volume 1 (Introduction, some editions) 757 copies, 28 reviews
The Future Dictionary of America (Contributor) 611 copies, 3 reviews
The Wild Party (Illustrator, some editions) 534 copies, 13 reviews
The Best American Comics 2007 (Contributor) 358 copies, 5 reviews
The Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Editor) 187 copies, 13 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Illustrator) 173 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Comics 2009 (Contributor) 168 copies, 4 reviews
Six Novels in Woodcuts (Editor) 142 copies, 2 reviews
Gods' Man / Mad Man's Drum / Wild Pilgrimage (Editor, Introduction) 94 copies, 4 reviews
Wacky Packages (Introduction) 87 copies, 3 reviews
Krazy! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art (Contributor, some editions) 82 copies, 2 reviews
The New Comics Anthology (Contributor) 63 copies, 1 review
Vertigo (Editor, some editions) 55 copies, 2 reviews
Wild Pilgrimage (Editor, some editions) 53 copies, 1 review
Perdita Durango (Designer) 38 copies, 2 reviews
Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
Wacky Packages: NEW NEW NEW (Author, some editions) 32 copies
The Best of Bijou funnies (Contributor) 9 copies
Mondo Snarfo: Surrealistic Comix (Contributor) 2 copies
Bijou funnies, No. 2 (Illustrator, some editions) 1 copy
Turned on cuties (Contributor) 1 copy
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