Have enough animation books already? Here are ten books from the past year which, while not necessarily about animation, are well worth adding to any cartoon and illustration book collection.
Miguel Covarrubias: 4 Visions
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life
Saul Steinberg: Illuminations
Betsy and Me collects the rare syndicated newspaper strip of Plastic Man creator Jack Cole.
Where’s Dennis?: The Magazine Cartoon Art of Hank Ketcham
The Completely MAD Don Martin
The Original Art of Basil Wolverton
The Perry Bible Fellowship by Nicholas Gurewitch just might be the best absurdist comic since The Far Side.
The Longest Christmas List Ever, a fine children’s book written by Jibjab founders Gregg and Evan Spiridellis, and illustrated by two up-and-coming talents Brandon Scott and Ian Worrel.
Follow the Line, an amazing children’s book by Laura Ljungkvist. See interior pages here.