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.
Three short stories, written and illustrated by Corinne Mucha, dealing with obsession. In the first the central character is obsessed with "good" hair, the second with brushing her teeth, an... Read more
Simon Moreton's comic book incorporates abstraction and minimal drawings, with minimal dialogue, to tell a story of friendship, the first blushes of attraction, change, and being twelve years old... Read more
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
Autobiographical comics and drawings by Chicago artist Laura Park. Strips cover topics such as health care and life as a freelance cartoonist. First two issues were self-published by Park, but startin... Read more
A collection of comics about Jim Henson, including a mini-biography and personal comics about Jim Henson and the Muppets' influence on her life. The strips were originally drawn when Annie identi... Read more
A collection of daily, diary comics by artist Annie Mok, inspired by the style and format of her work during the 2014 hourly comic challenge. Strips are drawn with a sense of urgency, using simple bla... Read more
Stories from the author's time as an intern at the Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The Mutter Museum is a medical museum that contains a unique collection of anatomica... Read more