MOME Spring 2011 Volume 22
by : Eric Reynolds
Mome (mom), n. Archaic, a fool; blockhead. The influence of Fantagraphics' flagship quarterly anthology of new comic art and storytelling continues to grow. Celebrating it's fifth anniversary in 2010, the series has published over 2,000 pages of comics in its half-decade of existence, becoming a staple for those eager to discover what's new in the world of literary comics. Mome showcases the best new talent of this decade's ascendant cartoon generation, alongside work from some of North America and Europe's most respected creators. Recent contributors of short stories to Mome include: Gilbert Hernandez, Dave Cooper, Ivan Brun, Josh Simmons, Lilli Carre, Nicolas Mahler, Laura Park, Olivier Schrauwen, Tom Kaczynski, Dash Shaw, Ray Fenwick, Andrice Arp, Eleanor Davis, Nathan Neal, Conor O'Keefe, Derek Van Gieson, Jon Vermilyea, Frank Santoro, Ben Jones, Rick Froberg, Kamagurka & Seele, Robert Goodin, Sara Edward-Corbett and many more.