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15Aug/130

Stripped: Chris Ware – Comics, A Working Class Art Form

Introduced as the laureate of graphic literature, the much celebrated Chris Ware booked a sell out event at a major literary festival, speaking about our fictional bubble lives, his superheroic beginnings, and his hopes and fears for the medium.

At the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the world, this year saw the unveiling of a brand new programme dedicated to comics and graphic novels: Stripped. The first night, sold out far in advance, heralded the arrival of Chris Ware who confessed himself surprised and delighted to be at such an event.

Read the full article at The Beat!

Chris Ware and Joe Sacco, courtesy of Jonathan Cape

Chris Ware and Joe Sacco, courtesy of Jonathan Cape