By Nisha Gopalan
Updated September 16, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT
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The ACME Novelty Library

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  • Book
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Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth) takes in the tired, the poor, the struggling ‘toons that have peppered his ACME Novelty Library periodicals and gives them a home here. At turns poignant and cheeky, the hardcover teems with meticulously detailed comics of unmistakable Ware-iness: strips like ”G.I. Jim,” about action-figure-collecting nerds, and faux ads, like the one touting feudalism.

The ACME Novelty Library

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Chris Ware
publisher
  • Pantheon

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