Hall & Chrissy Leggio
Hall & Chrissy Leggio's "Slaves of Christo" recounts
their experiences as $6.25-an-hour wage slaves toiling on the installation
crew for Christo and Jean-Claude's Central Park installation, "The
Slaves of Christo cover
Slaves of Christo pages
"The Gates" poncho, signed by Christo
Lenard contributes "The Lennards: An Upper Middle Class Social
History" a heavily researched (with detailed bibliography!) coloring
book narrating her family history amidst the backdrop of the cultural
shifts of the late 20th and early 21st century.
McFadden's pop-up book on Jack the Ripper combines whimsical drawings,
interactive three-dimensional elements, and original text written
in iambic pentameter with the gruesome exploits of the legendary murderer.
Romaniszak's autobiographical comic books also marry whimsy with
disgust, as she details her experience with a tapeworm; her dream
about losing her lower lip; various body odors; and a log of drawings
depicting 30 days of bowel movements.
Becky Suss' coloring book, "Swell", pages zoom in
and out on a tight cluster of cartoonishly drawn houses. Flipping
the book fast causes the images to pulsate, like a wave or, well,