Kramers Ergot 6 by Sammy Harkham

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"Kramer's Ergot" has established itself as the centre of the comic avante-garde, and the mammoth 6th volume is the most impressive to date - a full-on plunge into the spot where contemporary visual art discovers narrative. "Kramer's Ergot 6" successfully places the contemporary comics movement in proper perspective within the context of modern art, literature and graphic design. Celebrated as 'the Raw of our times,' this fantastic book documents an exciting and unprecedented period of upheaval and growth and features internationally revered and applauded artists working in the medium side by side with the new generation's best cartoonists. Edited by Sammy Harkham, "Kramer's Ergot 6" features art by 24 contributors including Elvis Studio, Ron Rege Jr., Ben Jones, Jerry Moriarty, Tom Gauld, John Porcellino, Vanessa Davis, Chris Cilla, Shary Boyle, Suiho Tagawa, Fabio Viscogliosi and many others.

About Sammy Harkham

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Sammy Harkham was born in Los Angeles in 1980. his comic 'Poor Sailor' was included in the 2004 edition of the David Eggers-edited Best American Nonrequired Reading. 'Poor Sailor' was released in book form in 2005 and has since been published in Korean, Italian, and French. Subsequent work such as 'Somersaulting' has cemented his reputation as one of the most well-regarded cartoonists to emerge in recent years, with 'Lubavitch Ukraine 1876' appearing in Best American Comics 2007. Currently divides his time between editing Kramers Ergot and creating his ongoing comic Crickets.
Published July 1, 2006 by Buenaventura Press. 330 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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