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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.
Drawn Onward is a palindrome comic, letting the reader read the comic in either direction.; The story is about a man and a woman crossing path in a series of chance encounters in a New York City subwa... Read more
"In wispy lines and washes, Picnic Ruined is a dreamlike journey through bookstores and parks of nighttime San Francisco, a humorous meditation on flawed memories, obscure writers, and the anatom... Read more
A comic about young vacationers surfing, skating, partying, crushing, and sunbathing at a summer resort area. Edition also includes a bonus comic, "Dweeb" by James Kochalka which features mu... Read more
Sampler catalog of comics produced in 2015 on the occassion of Free Comic Book Day. Joint-published by Oily Comics, Retrofit Comics, Big Planet Comics, Uncivilized Books, Peow Studio, and Study Group... Read more
"Keep Fresh is a unique work combining the Chinese language with visual storytelling. The story revolves around food delivery, rabbit-dudes, serial killers and hammers." –From the publisher.... Read more
Black and white comics. "As packs of wild dogs roam through a quiet city, a man and his driver Harold wait outside a luxury hotel. When their car is surrounded by paparazzi looking for a princess... Read more