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The Best American Comics (2006) - #2008
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


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  Editor(s):
Jessica Abel
Lynda Barry
Matt Madden

Cover Artist(s):
Eleanor Davis
 

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Cover Date: Annual 2008
Cover Price: US $ 22.00

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Hardcover; 325 pages

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Synopsis:
Collection of stories by various authors compiled by Lynda Barry, Jessica Abel and Matt Madden

Reprints/Collects:
The Acme Novelty Library (1993) #18.5
American Born Chinese (2006) OGN HC
George Sprott 1894-1975 (2009) OGN HC
Love and Rockets (2001) #20
Mome (2005) vol. 06
Mome (2005) vol. 07
Papercutter (2006) #3
Papercutter (2006) #4
Percy Gloom (2007) OGN HC
Project: Romantic (2006) OGN HC
The Salon (2007) OGN SC
Tales Designed To Thrizzle (2005) #1
Tales to Demolish (2003) #3
A Treasury of Victorian Murder (1987) OGN HC vol. 09
Turtle Keep It Steady (2007) #1
War-Fix (2006) OGN HC

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"Introduction" - Edit this story

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Lynda Barry

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"Burden" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Graham Annable

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Graham Annable

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Graham Annable

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Graham Annable

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Originally published in Papercutter (2006) #3.

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"War-Fix (Excerpt)" - Edit this story

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David Axe

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"Trouble" - Edit this story

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T Edward Bak

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Alison Bechdel

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Features six strips:
Proxy War
A Terribly Civil War
Life 2.0
Scandal in the House
Who's Your Daddy?
The Uses of Intelligence


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"The Salon (Excerpt)" - Edit this story

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Sara Edward-Corbett

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"Seven Sacks" - Edit this story

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Eleanor Davis

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John Backderf - 'Derf'

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Features five strips:
The Bunker
Pressure
Strange Thoughts for Strange Times
The Man
Wal-Mart


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Rick Geary

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"Will and Abe's Guide to the Universe" - Edit this story

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Matt Groening

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Features ten strips:
Fraid Monkeys
Daddy I Got a Haircut
Important Questions About Monsters
King of Monster Island
Movies I'm Going to Make When I Grow Up
Will and Abe's Guide to Bali, Parts I, II, and III
Will and Abe's Guide to Superheroes
Abe and Will in The Dinner Conversation
My Class Went on a Field Trip


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"Gold Diggers of 1969" - Edit this story

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"Turtle, Keep it Steady" - Edit this story

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"Berlin (Excerpt)" - Edit this story

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Originally published in an unknown issue of Berlin (1996).

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Sarah Oleksyk

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Originally published in Papercutter (2006) #4.

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Kevin Pyle

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"George Sprott (1894-1975) (Excerpt)" - Edit this story

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Gregory Gallant - 'Seth'

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"The Thanksgiving Series" - Edit this story

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"American Born Chinese (Excerpt)" - Edit this story

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