Comics are a powerful story-telling tool, but what else can they do? Ink Brick is an Ignatz Award-nominated anthology that mines the poetic potential of comics' visual language. Work from the series has been featured in the BEST AMERICAN COMICS Notables section and the SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS COMIC AND CARTOON ART ANNUALs. This extra-long 10th issue collects work from premier cartoonist-poets.
About the Author
ALEXANDER ROTHMAN (ed.) is a cartoonist and poet. He is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Ink Brick, and lives in Philadelphia with his spouse and a dog named Spatula. See more of his work at versequential.com.ALEXEY SOKOLIN (ed.) is a London-based artist, designer, and entrepreneur. He explores form, line, and narrative using the language of urban abstraction and new media. Sokolin's work was featured in Abstract Comics: The Anthology (Fantagraphics), which was nominated for an Eisner award, and was highlighted as Notable in the 2010 Best American Comics.PAUL K. TUNIS (ed.) lives in the desert. His work has been featured by McSweeney's Press, The Poetry Foundation, Bateau, Drunken Boat, The Rumpus, and others. He completed his MFA at Sarah Lawrence. See more of his work at paulktunis.com.MATTHEA HARVEY (ed.) is the author of five books of poetry--If the Tabloids are True What Are You?, Of Lamb (an illustrated erasure with images by Amy Jean Porter), Modern Life (a finalist for the National Book Critics Cirlcle Award and a New York Times Notable Book), Sad Little Breathing Machine and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form. She has also published two children's books, Cecil the Pet Glacier, illustrated by Giselle Potter and The Little General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel. She teaches poetry at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn.