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.
A haunting tale of the afterlife intersecting with the everyday and the hidden secrets of the night sky, this graphic novel follows a spectral entity on his first day at work. It is an atmospheric tal... Read more
This short form comic book tells the story of Gerald, an everyday mailman. One day, having lost a precious and personal item, he visits his lost and found. There he finds far more than he bargained fo... Read more
This graphic story takes place in a city where, like any concrete jungle, technology favors the privileged, and nature is quarantined like a virus. A silent picture story told during one night of prim... Read more
This graphic novel describes a violent drama unfolding as two weary soldiers fail to adapt to civilian life after returning home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Neglected by the government and wit... Read more
17x23 Showcase is an introduction to the emerging of British comic artists. Isaac Lenkiewicz, Henry McCausland, Nick Sheehy, Kyle Platts and Joe Kessler were each given 10 pages to tell an original st... Read more
This graphic novel is a folk tale about a girl named Hilda. This debut comic book is 24 pages long and follows Hilda through an eventful day in which she wanders the Scandinavian wilderness she calls... Read more