Building Stories is a hit

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While we all know that Amazon rankings are easily gamed and represent dozens not hundreds of copies sold, it’s worth noting that Chris Ware’s epic Building Stories is selling quite briskly on Amazon,firmly ensconced in the top 100 of all books. It’s not the only “sorta comic” in the top 100— the new Wimpy Kid, […]

Nice art: Chris Ware New Yorker covers

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As collected by Daniel Benneworth Gray

SPX: Great cartoonists destroy priceless originals with drool

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Okay, that was metaphorical, but…While we work on our semi-coherent SPX thoughts, check out the Official Daniel Clowes Twitter for some fantastic images of the weekend. Here’s Clowes and Chris Ware pouring over Crockett Johnson Barnaby originals at the Library of Congress:

Daniel Clowes news roundup: new TV show being developed, bad interview, signing

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Daniel Clowes is in the news! So much going on.

Chris Ware's BUILDING STORIES to be boxed set of small volumes

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Tweets and blog posts made it clear over the weekend, but Pantheon Books has spelled out what Chris Ware told attendees of the CPAP meeting in Chicago. BUILDING STORIES, his highly anticipated new book, will be a boxed set of small volumes. Or as tweeter Kathleen Dunley put it:

Chris Ware covers The New Yorker

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This week’s theme is “The Money Issue.”