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Review: Comix, Essays, Graphics and Scraps: From Maus to Now to Maus to Now

spiegelman_comix_essays_cvrIt might be a little odd to have an Art Spiegelman book that doesn’t have a whole lot of comix, and mostly essays, but it works.  Comix, Essays, Graphics and Scraps: From Maus to Now to Maus to Now is a catalog published by RAW Books to go along with a travelling exhibition from the late 1990s of Spiegelman’s work.  There’re a few examples of his comix, but most of those are from Breakdowns or Maus; the really interesting thing is the collection of sketches showing how he worked — doing drafts of each individual Maus panel and showing his process for that project. Continue reading