Chris Ware lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and is the author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, which was recently selected as one of the hundred best books of the decade by the London Times. He is an irregular contributor to The New Yorker.
I'm not usually attracted to graphic novels and I'm somewhat new to Chris Ware. I discovered him through a magazine article and was blown away by how poignant the few frames... Read morePublished 9 months ago by ViVi529
We collect Chris Ware's works and he never fails to amuse. If you like this, I would definitely recommend the Joke Library. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Bee C.
I was so used to the Jimmy Corrigan cycle from Chris Ware, I did not realize this is a completely independent, detailed biography of the lead character, Lint. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Joe Adams
This entry in the Acme Novelty Library series is a really good one, I think. I don't follow regularly, but after seeing excerpts of this one in Best American Comics series volumes,... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Josh H-G
After reading these adventures of the Lint family, we want more of it! But then we get the "Buildinhgs Stories" funny box where the stories are printed in many different... Read morePublished 20 months ago by paul braffort
A trusted friend strongly endorsed this book. Both of us are enthusiasts of 20th century ephemera. She found this great. I was expecting, perhaps too much. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Tom Andersen
This is a brilliant biography of a cartoon character -- a high school bully -- which covers a moment from each year of Mr. Lint's life on each page of the book. Read morePublished 23 months ago by David Lasky
This is art. It is greater than the sum of its parts...exponentially so....and yet, initially, seems so simple. It is only vignettes tied poignantly together. Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by JRR Bookworks
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Jimbo would very much like it, if it would be possible, to please to return his hands if you would be so kind.