Asterios Polyp is one book I HIGHLY recommend picking up.
You might learn a lot about what's out there and what you'd like to read more of from looking through this, but you won't get an actual full story.
Hence, for the most part, both the art and the scripts can't have massive appeal even if they aspired to it, which pretty much all clearly don't.
I've been making my way through this series (you can feel pretty accomplished tearing through these) and this one falls into my "worth reading once" category. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Josh H-G
This series changes substantially each year, as each annual big-name editor shifts the material in the direction of his own interests, and thus Gaiman's volume leads off with a... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by Andrew C Wheeler
This volume contains a wide variety of examples of what can be done with the comic medium. Many of these are excerpts from larger works, but they can somewhat stand on their own. Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by Niugui Cilantron
This compilation offered a fantastic overview of comics from 2010. I would definitely recommend it to anybody who loves comics or would like to discover a new favorite. Read morePublished on December 2, 2011 by Esther B.
Is this the best comics America had to offer for the year 2010? In my opinion the answer is no. While there are some gems (notably from artists Chris Ware, Crumb, Peter Kuper,... Read morePublished on September 14, 2011 by Riley0091
The book arrived quickly and was in great shape. It was even better than described. Yes, I would purchase from this dealer again.Published on September 9, 2011 by Daniel B. Rutter
For better or worse, I had already read more than half of the 2010 collection before it arrived at my home. Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by Don Walton Jr.
I recently became interested in graphic novels, and in an effort to discover more about the genre, I picked up this anthology. Read morePublished on April 27, 2011 by AnnaEHS
2010 volume of the "Whitman's Sampler" of American comix. A few can stand alone, most are excerpts of longer works. Just a taste, a sample. Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by Lance M. Foster