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Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

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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 over twelve 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.

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102.73
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Color de Hormiga (ant color) is a phrase said when things get critical.; This graphic novel, "tells the story of three old school thieves...

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Author: Booth, Tara
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102.88
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Sequential instructional painted illustrations of the artist in a variety of situations, in which the mundane is often pushed to the absurd...

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105.53
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The dream-like narrative is explored through line drawings and animation.; Housed in cloth bound four-flap cardboard box (13 x 13 x 2 cm.)

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Author: Moon, Wanda
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105.09
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Wanda Moon is Wendy Woon's alias. Wendy Woon was a student at the SAIC in the early 80's when this book was produced.

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105.90
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Intricate drawings of animals, people, plants and hybrid creatures. Library's copy signed by the artist.

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Author: Hetland, Beth
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106.02
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A collection of 12 individual mini comics representing one year of the artist's life. Held together with a belly band that looks like a belt...

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106.04
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From the author: "TOUCH is an autobiographical comic on dealing with sensory processing issues as a child. The cover is made with a material...

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107.14
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Published by Drawn and Quarterly, 'Dirty Dishes' chronicles the many practices of the Canadian artist, cartoonist, and filmmaker, Amy...

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107.24
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"Michael Comeau's 'The Weight of Prayers' is another of his bootleg superhero comics, this time focusing on Daimon Hellstrom, 'The Son of...

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Author: Nudd, Paul
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105.28
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Collaboration between Terence Hannum and Paul Nudd, featuring paintings of flash photographs taken at rock concerts combined with doodles...

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107.64
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These black-and-white, autobiographical comics represent a selection of 35 stories from Bell's "Book of..." series, in which the author...

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113.02
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Participating artists include: Allan Bailey, David Choi, Erin Henry and David J. Merritt. Limited edition of 50 copies printed. Library has...

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113.40
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"Famous for his Bat Placements, Gary continues to endear his public with salient observations from his wide-eyed critters. Batforum draws on...

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11.73
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"Bailliwik is an artists' collective and a self-published anthology of our work. Our members live on two continents and throughout the...

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110.32
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"Paper & Carriage is an arts and literature quarterly defining a new slow media approach to arts and literary consumption. Each issue is its...

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110.35
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Comic stories of Fortuna, "the greatest super hero in the world who suffers from a crippling case of ennui."

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1100.14
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A series of illustrations focusing on how a glove can remain a central character in a series of events across decades. From the artist: "Max...

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116.36
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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...

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116.59
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White Fungus was started in 2004 by brothers Ron and Mark Hanson. Interested in creating a space for dialogue, each issue features...

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Author: Leib, Gary
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116.06
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Corrugated cardboard covered book contains a collection of sketches and characters. 2 signed self-portraits of the artists are included in...

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115.58
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"The story of a man and a spider, eating sandwiches, on the anti-social web"--From the back cover. Porter's work deals with the...

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115.06
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Three cross-shaped pieces, folded into squares in decreasing size contained within one another. "This book was made possible through a mass...

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115.82
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"[Book] unfolds into a 24 foot long cartoon landscape. A single drawing: a world overflowing with hundreds of mini-narratives with armed...

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114.12
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"Esopus is a twice-yearly arts magazine featuring fresh, unmediated perspectives on contemporary culture from a wide range of creative...

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Author: Schorgl, Joe
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118.25
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An exploration of a combination of comics and music. An imagined narrative, drawn in black and white, involving Donovan Leitch singing,...

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118.37
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"A composite tale consisting of one half of scenes occurring in 'reality' that makes no sense and means nothing, and another half featuring...

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117.14
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Small piece includes whimsical, cartoon imagery silkscreened with French and English words and graphics of an industrial nature. Printed on...

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117.03
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"A Monte Comix Production." Magazine about underground comics with articles, interviews and work by various artists. Published semi-annually...

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117.08
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Comic book signed by the artist. Description based on: No. 1.

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12.30
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"Before 'the end' took place, all technology and robotics were safely locked away deep underground in the 'Cyber Realm… but now, the King...

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122.49
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Editors: Pamela A. Ivinski, Todd Lippy. Contributors include Meg Cranston, Matthew Higgs, Pamela A. Ivinski, Gareth Jones, Rirkrit...