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Art Spiegelman


Born
in Stockholm, Sweden
February 15, 1948

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Art Spiegelman (born Itzhak Avraham ben Zeev) is New-York-based comics artist, editor, and advocate for the medium of comics, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic memoir, Maus. ...more

Average rating: 4.36 · 692,168 ratings · 27,864 reviews · 111 distinct worksSimilar authors
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: ...

4.36 avg rating — 290,008 ratings — published 1986 — 40 editions
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The Complete Maus

4.55 avg rating — 178,818 ratings — published 1980 — 120 editions
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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale:...

4.38 avg rating — 134,975 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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In the Shadow of No Towers

3.68 avg rating — 3,791 ratings — published 2004 — 14 editions
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MetaMaus: A Look Inside a M...

4.31 avg rating — 2,439 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Breakdowns: Portrait of the...

3.85 avg rating — 1,538 ratings — published 1977 — 14 editions
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Little Lit: Folklore and Fa...

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3.87 avg rating — 476 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Garbage Pail Kids

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4.19 avg rating — 395 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Jack Cole and Plastic Man: ...

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Open Me...I'm a Dog!

4.12 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Quotes by Art Spiegelman  (?)
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“To die, it's easy. But you have to struggle for life.”
Art Spiegelman, Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.”
Art Spiegelman

“Samuel Beckett once said, "Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness."
...On the other hand, he SAID it.”
Art Spiegelman, Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began

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September 2018 New School Poll

Light in August by William Faulkner, 1932, 507 pages
 
  91 votes, 29.3%

The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman, 1986, 296 pages
 
  77 votes, 24.8%

Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather, 1931, 229 pages
 
  63 votes, 20.3%

 
  51 votes, 16.4%

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome, 1930, 315 pages
 
  29 votes, 9.3%

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