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Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics, & Manga
By Neil Gaiman (introduced by), Howard Zimmerman (editor) and Byron Preiss (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date December 13, 2005
Pages 272
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312343255
ISBN-10 0312343256
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $29.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The first and only collection of leading works by major publishers of graphic novels, comics, and manga features the best of the genre published between June 2003 and December 2004, with selections and excerpts from leading works by commercial and independent publishers. Simultaneous.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Perhaps you used to love superhero comics but now think they're too juvenile to read. Or maybe you hate superheroes and love comics, but can't find alternative titles that grab your fancy. Maybe you've heard about manga but have not had the time to see what all the buzz is about.
If you have an interest in any area of graphic illustration and want to see what is current and good, this volume is for you. Here you will discover a broad variety of graphic stories and modern methods of telling them. In these pages you will explore the work of new and wonderful artists and creators, as well as new stories from seasoned professionals and award-winning illustrators and writers.
Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga draws from the areas of monthly comics and collections, graphic novels, manga, self-published work, and small and independent presses. You will find old favorites and make new friends. Much of the work is in full color, but excellent black-and-white stories are also included. The first of its kind, Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga will not disappoint either the fanatic comics fan or the casual reader. This volume is loaded with nuggets of gold and rare gems that await readers' discovery.


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Hardcover
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from St Martins Pr (December 13, 2005)
9780312343255 | details & prices | 272 pages | 7.00 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Presents a collection of leading works by major publishers of graphic novels, comics, and manga published between June 2003 and December 2004, with selections and excerpts from leading works by commercial and independent publishers.
Paperback
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from Griffin (December 13, 2005)
9780312343262 | details & prices | 272 pages | 6.75 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Presents a collection of leading works by major publishers of graphic novels, comics, and manga published between June 2003 and December 2004, with selections and excerpts from leading works by commercial and independent publishers.

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