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Chris Ware Acme Novelty Library
We've been looking at the 2021 June 17 – 19 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction #7244 auction from Heritage, which may be their most significant comic book auction to date with some insanely valuable, desirable, and influential examples of original comic book artwork, such as the following pages drawn by Chris Ware for Acme Novelty Library and Building[...]
Saga, Locke & Key, Sugar Skull, Julio's Day, Building Stories And You're All Just Jealous Of My Jetpack All Make The Angoulême Official Selection For 2015
The Angoulême Official Selection 2015 lists are out, collecting what the body who put on the world's largest comic book art festival consider to be the best comic book works published this year. In French. Notable listed items originally published in English on the Official Selection include Saga by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Building Stories by[...]
Amazon Glitchwatch: Chris Ware's Building Stories Is Now £4.99
Building Stories by Chris Ware. Currently this massive comics about buildings and the way humans live in and around them, that breaks the comic book format into creating separate items that all link together, in one big box is now £4.99 on Instead of the regular £30. That's an 83% discount. The best comic book present you[...]
Chris Ware – Telling And Retelling Stories About Ourselves
Bleeding Cool is happy to exclusively run the original English version. Building Stories comprises 14 publications and you haven't set a reading sequence Based on analytic combinatorics, I've found that there are 87 billions, 178 million, 291 thousand and 200 different possibilities of reading it Were you aware of these numbers while you developed Building Stories? Well, no[...]
Gigantic Beard Beats Building Stories At 9th Art Awards
Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; As part of the Stripped strand at the Edinburgh Book Festival Graphic Scotland held an awards ceremony for the inaugural 9th Art Awards  last night, as some of you may know the 9th Art is a French term that describes comics as being the ninth type of art. Graphic Scotland[...]
Aftermath Of The Eisners 2013 – Building Glories
I do feel that Ellen Forney was robbed, but I know she'll continue amazing us for several years to come. Best Graphic Album – New Who Won: Building Stories, by Chris Ware (Pantheon) Who I Picked: Building Stories, by Chris Ware (Pantheon) There goes Chris Ware, Building another shelf for all his Eisner awards! Called it! Best Adaptation from Another[...]
Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New
However, that's not keeping me from being vocal regardless! Who is not eligible to vote? Comics press or reviewers (unless they are nominees) Non-creative publisher staff members (PR, marketing, assistants, etc.) Fans Before I get back to tapping the phones of the Eisner Judges so I can be eligible for next year, let the games begin!   Best Graphic Album-New Building Stories,[...]
Wednesday Runaround – Ornamental Powers
Or maybe it's just that in the UK, the partnerships are formed in pubs and hotel bars, rather than offices. Still, Gillen and McKelvie, who partnered on the nascent Phonogram after meeting at a comic convention in Bristol, are living proof of the tradition however it's incited, and their rise from indie obscurity to mainstream dominance[...]
Building Stories All Sold Out From Amazon And Barnes And Noble Before Christmas
Building Stories by Chris Ware is one of those perfect Christmas gifts for comic book readers A collection of a variety of comics, newspapers, pamphlets that tell one story in many different ways, it is bound to top a number of people's best-of-year lists. That's if you can find it and are out[...]
Amazon's Top Ten Graphic Novels Of 2012
Come on guys, there's still a month and a half to go! Have you even read the new Grandville yet? The No 1 book, Building Stories by Chris Ware, also gets a mention in no 11 in Amazon's best of all books of 2012 too. 1. Building Stories by Chris Ware (Oct 2, 2012) 2. Darth Vader and Son (Star[...]
Why You Must Destroy Chris Ware's Latest Print For November
Chris Ware's Building Stories from Pantheon is a much anticipated, massive comic dedicated to our city dwelling follies. Which is why I now have to also buy the cut-out-and-assemble version And then do as it instructs. The Multi-Story Buliding Model – Chris Ware Portfolio is signed limited edition thirteen sheet print that encourages you to destroy its $79.95[...]