Sep 30, 2020
The Shirley Jackson Project: Comics Inspired by her Life and Work
Posted by Robert Kirby Asher Craw Lillie Craw Jennifer Camper Michael Fahy Colleen Frakes Katie Fricas Gabrielle Gamboa

Seventeen alternative cartoonists explore and celebrate the work of author Shirley Jackson through loose interpretations, biographies, autobiographies, and fiction The Shirley Jackson Project is a witty, poignant and immensely readable tribute to one of the twentieth century American literature s most talented, versatile, and significant authors If you love the work of SSeventeen alternative cartoonists explore and celebrate the work of author Shirley Jackson through loose interpretations, biographies, autobiographies, and fiction The Shirley Jackson Project is a witty, poignant and immensely readable tribute to one of the twentieth century American literature s most talented, versatile, and significant authors If you love the work of Shirley Jackson, you will treasure this volume Bernice M Murphy, editor, Shirley Jackson Essays on the Literary LegacyContributors Jennifer Camper, Asher Lillie Craw, Michael Fahy, Colleen Frakes, Katie Fricas, Gabrielle Gamboa, Robert Kirby, Jon Macy, Dan Mazur, Annie Murphy, Eric Orner, Josh Simmons, Robert Triptow, Maggie Umber, Ivan Velez, Jr W Woods

  • Title: The Shirley Jackson Project: Comics Inspired by her Life and Work
  • Author: Robert Kirby Asher Craw Lillie Craw Jennifer Camper Michael Fahy Colleen Frakes Katie Fricas Gabrielle Gamboa
  • ISBN: 9780990343363
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Shirley Jackson Project Comics Inspired by her Life and Work Seventeen alternative cartoonists explore and celebrate the work of author Shirley Jackson through loose interpretations biographies autobiographies and fiction The Shirley Jackson Project is a wit

    Robert

    Update 5 10 17 The Shirley Jackson Project won second place in the Graphic Novels category at the 60th annual New England Book Show on 5 9 17 Congrats to artist Michael Fahy for his beautiful design work, and to Ninth Art Press Now that my latest anthology has been published and is beginning to get out into the world, I finally sat down and read it, cover to cover Overall I m really very happy with it it had been a dream project of mine for a long time The contributors among them Josh Simmons, A [...]


    Dea

    An absolute must have for Shirley Jackson fans This is just so damn cool.


    MariNaomi

    A beautiful, haunting, charming and eclectic tribute to an author whose work I am now very interested in There are so many gems in here, I m not going to bother calling any out Magnificently curated Definitely worth reading if you love comics, literature, horror, autobio, and or Shirley Jackson


    J.A. Willoughby

    My wife got me this for no reason as is inscribed by her on the inside The actual reason is that I am a fan of Shirley Jackson s work, obviously Seventeen different artists illustrate an equal number of Ms Jackson s stories in this book It helps you to absorb what is being put across in those frames if you are familiar with the stories but it isn t necessary the black and white cartoons are entertaining in their own cartoon way There is a bio section about each of the artists at the end of this [...]


    Sara

    This book gets five stars for existing, basically Shirley Jackson forever Thanks so much to Kelsey for getting this for me at Short Run Some of these comics are really great, some are just OK, but I love the idea of a collection of comics inspired and adapted from an author I love Definitely worth a look.


    Catherine

    A must have for Jackson completists It made me want to read of her work and reread other stories as well as the recent biography And what can you ask of a tribute project Read some of her work beforehand so you can appreciate the humor, the poignancy and the domestic horror of these portraits.


    Colleen Frakes



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