Thursday, February 12, 2009

I Saw You...



I Saw You...is an anthology of comics based on missed connection ads collected from Craigslist, weeklies and newspapers. Edited by Julia Wertz of the Fart Party, it includes nearly 100 cartoonists such as Peter Bagge, Jesse Reklaw, Tom Hart, Sam Henderson, Laura Park, Emily Flake, Keith Knight, Janelle Hessig, Gabrielle Bell, Aaron Renier, Austin English, Corinne Mucha, Jeffrey Brown, Minty Lewis, Joey Sayers, David Malki, Kazimir Strzepek, Ken Dahl, Rodd Perry, Abby Denson, Damien Jay, Sarah Glidden, and many more, whose interpretation of missed connection ads ranges from laugh-out-loud funny to disarmingly strange.

Available for purchase through Three Rivers Press or Amazon

Reviews:
The Metro
The Stranger
Publisher's Weekly
USA Today
The New York Times
Pop Matters
Brews and Books
Sandbox World
Philadelphia City Paper
Random House Library
Venus Zine
Bookgasm
Read About Comics
Omnivoracious
Book Loons
Comic Mix
Toronto Star
Guttergeek
Newsarama
Comixtreme


Interviews:

the Greenpoint Gazette
Heeb Magazine
Napa Valley Register
WNYC
Doomkopf

Some samples from the book can be seen here
as well as on Facebook and Myspace




2 comments:

BRIZZL said...

It's nice to figure out how many artists work on "missed connections". It's a wonderful topic and I can spend hours on reading them as they are the "shortest and always beautiful lovestories".
For our German readers: you can always find themes about missed connection on my blog:
http://brizzl.wordpress.com/ If you also want to read about German missed connections you are also welcome to visit our webpage: www.brizzl.de
Enjoy!
— Georg Schwaiger

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