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Art Spiegelman (1948-) Biography

Career, Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Member, Writings, Adaptations

Born 1948, in Stockholm, Sweden; immigrated to United States, 1951; naturalized citizen; Education: Attended Harpur College (now State University of New York at Binghamton), 1965-68.

Agent—c/o Deborah Karl, 52 West Clinton Ave., Irvington, NY 10533.



I'm a Dog, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1996.

(Editor, with wife, Françoise Mouly) Little Lit: Folklore and Fairy Tale Funnies, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2000.

(Editor, with Françoise Mouly) Little Lit 2: Strange Stories for Strange Kids, Joanna Cotler Books (New York, NY), 2001.

(Editor, with Françoise Mouly) It Was a Dark and Silly Night . . . , HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2003.


The Complete Mr. Infinity, S. F. Book Co., 1970.

The Viper Vicar of Vice, Villainy, and Vickedness, privately printed, 1972.

Zip-a-Tune and More Melodies, S. F. Book Co., 1972.

(Compiling editor with Bob Schneider) Whole Grains: A Book of Quotations, D. Links, 1972.

Ace Hole, Midget Detective, Apex Novelties, 1974.

Language of Comics, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1974.

Breakdowns: From Maus to Now, an Anthology of Strips, Belier Press, 1977.

Work and Turn, Raw Books, 1979.

Every Day Has Its Dog, Raw Books, 1979.

Two-fisted Painters Action Adventure, Raw Books, 1980.

Maus: A Survivor's Tale, My Father Bleeds History, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1986.

(Editor with Françoise Mouly, and contributor) Read Yourself Raw: Comix Anthology for Damned Intellectuals, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1987.

(With Françoise Mouly) Jimbo: Adventures in Paradise, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1988.

Maus: A Survivor's Tale II, and Here My Troubles Began, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1991.

Comics included in anthologies, such as Don Donahue and Susan Goodrich, editors, The Apex Treasury of Underground Comics, D. Links, 1974; and Nicole Hollander, Skip Morrow, and Ron Wolin, editors, Drawn Together: Relationships Lampooned, Harpooned, and Cartooned, Crown, 1983.


(Editor, with Françoise Mouly and R. Sikoryak) Warts and All: Drew Friedman and Josh Alan Friedman, Penguin (New York, NY), 1990.

(Illustrator) Joseph Moncura March, The Wild Party: The Lost Classic, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1994.

(Author of introduction) Bob Adelman, editor, Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Chip Kidd) Jack Cole and Plastic Man: Forms Stretched to Their Limits, Chronicle Books (San Francisco, CA), 2001.

In the Shadow of No Towers, Pantheon (New York, NY), 2004.

Contributor to numerous underground comics. Editor of Douglas Comix, 1972; editor, with Bill Griffith, and contributor, Arcade, the Comics Revue, 1975-76; founding editor, with Mouly, and contributor, Raw, beginning 1980.

Maus has been translated into eighteen languages, including Japanese, Korean, and Hungarian.

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