The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
Anthology of satirical comics by artist Ted May. Subjects range from high school metal heads in the eighties to space epics, superheroes, and barbarians. Fourth issue was published via Kickstarter aft... Read more
Printed in 2012, but reprinted in 2017.; A narrative of the titular character’s hero quest, described in the forward as “quiet, violent consumption, followed by celestial ascension,” told in surreal i... Read more
A collection of character designs for one hundred and forty people from the future, twelve cavemen, one muscle man, nine beach bums, five pirates, a dog, and a monster. The book is self-printed by the... Read more
Complete set of the Demon booklets by Jason Shiga. The series follows Jimmy Yee, a math major that can't seem to die, and who becomes the most wanted man in America. "Using only his math and... Read more
"[Book] unfolds into a 24 foot long cartoon landscape. A single drawing: a world overflowing with hundreds of mini-narratives with armed maniacs, rampaging crowds, chaotic policemen, a tree-house... Read more