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Heer, Jeet: "Inventing Cartooning Ancestors. Ware and the Comics Canon." In: The Comics of Chris Ware. Drawing is a Way of Thinking. Hrsg. v. David M. Ball und Martha B. Kuhlman. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2010, S. 3–13. 
Resource type: Book Article
Languages: englisch
DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0001
BibTeX citation key: Heer2010a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Intertextualität, Kanon, Memoria, USA, Ware. Chris
Creators: Ball, Heer, Kuhlman
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Collection: The Comics of Chris Ware. Drawing is a Way of Thinking
This chapter examines how Chris Ware has helped reshape the canon of comics history, paying particular attention to his book designs. It argues that through his work as an editor and book designer, Ware has constantly evoked cartoonists from the past, particularly the newspaper cartoonists of the early twentieth century and the pioneering superhero artists of the 1930s and 1940s. He has also championed artists who engage in formal experimentation or focus on everyday life, such as George Herriman, Frank King, Rodolphe Töpffer, and Gluyas Williams. To understand why Ware and his fellow cartoonists are rewriting comics history, the chapter places their work in a historical context. By looking at his comics such as Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on EarthLost Buildings, and Quimby the Mouse, it shows that Ware is engaged in an act of ancestor creation, of giving a pedigree and lineage to his own work.
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