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One of the things that appealed to me most about comics was that you can pick the ones you like and build your own personal pantheon.

Chris Ware

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Quimby the Mouse appears in the logo of a Chicago-based bookstore "Quimby's" although their shared name was originally a coincidence. Unfortunately as a result I guess sometimes readers get a chilled or antiseptic sensation from it which is certainly not intentional and is something I admit as a failure but is also something I can't completely change at the moment. In addition to numerous daily strips under different titles Ware also had a weekly satirical science fiction serial in the paper titled Floyd Farland: Citizen of the Future.

His lettering and images are often elaborate and sometimes evoke the ragtime era or another early 20th-century American design style. He is considered by some critics and fellow notable illustrators and writers such as Dave Eggers to be among the best currently working in the medium; Canadian graphic-novelist Seth has said "Chris really changed the playing field. Franklin Christenson Ware (born December 28 1967) known professionally as Chris Ware is an American comic book artist and cartoonist notable for his Acme Novelty Library series and the graphic novels Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories.

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