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The Best American Comics 2009

by Charles Burns (Editor), Jessica Abel (Series editor), Matt Madden (Series editor)

Other authors: Doug Allen (Contributor), Peter Bagge (Contributor), Gabrielle Bell (Contributor), Matt Broersma (Contributor), CF (Contributor)29 more, Daniel Clowes (Contributor), Al Columbia (Contributor), Robert Crumb (Contributor), Sammy Harkham (Contributor), Tim Hensley (Contributor), Gilbert Hernandez (Contributor), Kevin Huizenga (Contributor), Ben Katchor (Contributor), Kaz (Contributor), Aline Kominsky-Crumb (Contributor), Michael Kupperman (Contributor), Jason Lutes (Contributor), Tony Millionaire (Contributor), Jerry Moriarty (Contributor), Anders Nilsen (Contributor), Gary Panter (Contributor), Laura Park (Contributor), Mimi Pond (Contributor), Ron Rege Jr. (Contributor), David Sandlin (Contributor), Koren Shadmi (Contributor), Dash Shaw (Contributor), Art Spiegelman (Contributor), Ted Stearn (Contributor), Jillian Tamaki (Contributor), Mariko Tamaki (Contributor), Adrian Tomine (Contributor), Chris Ware (Contributor), Dan Zettwoch (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Comics (2009), Best American (2009)

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Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in graphic novels, newspapers, magazines, and on the Internet.

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They should have Bill Griffiths edit one of this ( maybe this year ) ( )
  Baku-X | Jan 10, 2017 |
They should have Bill Griffiths edit one of this ( maybe this year ) ( )
  BakuDreamer | Sep 7, 2013 |
I always enjoy the Best American Comics series, but 2009 was a bit of a disappointment. I suppose I'm just not of the same mindset as Charles Burns, the series editor. He seems to go for more dark, male-oriented, "dumb" jokes type of comics. There are some good choices that I enjoyed, such as Skim by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki, Freaks by Laura Park, and the comics by Dash Shaw and Ben Katchor. The rest, however, seemed fairly mundane and didn't grab me on an intellectual level. But, I think the point of the series is to highlight a variety of comics. You will gravitate towards some and quickly forget others. I wish I liked a few more in this series, but it was a fun read nonetheless. ( )
  ironicqueery | Jun 11, 2011 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Burns, CharlesEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abel, JessicaSeries editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Madden, MattSeries editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, DougContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bagge, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bell, GabrielleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Broersma, MattContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
CFContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clowes, DanielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Columbia, AlContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crumb, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harkham, SammyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hensley, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hernandez, GilbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Huizenga, KevinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Katchor, BenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
KazContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kominsky-Crumb, AlineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kupperman, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lutes, JasonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Millionaire, TonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moriarty, JerryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nilsen, AndersContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Panter, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Park, LauraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pond, MimiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rege Jr., RonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sandlin, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shadmi, KorenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaw, DashContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spiegelman, ArtContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stearn, TedContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tamaki, JillianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tamaki, MarikoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tomine, AdrianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ware, ChrisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zettwoch, DanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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