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Julia Wertz

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Julia Wertz is a professional cartoonist, amateur historian and part time urban explorer/photographer. She made the comic books The Fart Party vol 1 and vol 2 (collected in Museum of Mistakes) and the graphic novels Drinking at the Movies, and The Infinite Wait and Other Stories. In 2017, Hachette published Tenements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional, Illustrated History of New York City, for which Wertz won the 2018 Brendan Gill Prize. She currently does monthly comics and illustration for the New Yorker. Her work appears semi-regularly in publications such as the New York Times, Harpers Magazine, the Believer, and Medium. Her photography of abandoned places has appeared in The New York Post, the Daily Mail and some local rags. She is ...more

Average rating: 3.94 · 9,577 ratings · 1,134 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Drinking at the Movies

3.88 avg rating — 3,816 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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The Infinite Wait and Other...

4.20 avg rating — 1,447 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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I Saw You...: Comics Inspir...

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3.53 avg rating — 1,269 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Tenements, Towers & Trash: ...

4.35 avg rating — 803 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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The Fart Party, Vol. 1

4.09 avg rating — 730 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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The Fart Party, Vol. 2

4.16 avg rating — 330 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Museum of Mistakes: The Far...

4.04 avg rating — 314 ratings — published 2014
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The Great Pretenders and Ot...

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Mystery Theater Episode 1: ...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings
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The Fart Party #4

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006
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The Fart Party, Vol. 1 The Fart Party, Vol. 2
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Maggie Julia
Thank you for the add. I just got on fartparty.org and your comics are the FUNNIEST thing I've read in a long time! I'm buying your book.
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Maggie

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