comics research bibliography: Art Spiegelman

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.

[Unknown.] 1979.
French Postcards [published by Spiegelman].
New York: Raw Books.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Critics cross over cover [Art Spiegelman New Yorker cover].
Albany Times Union (Apr 11):A2.

Alterman, Eric. 1998.
Why do Jewish cartoonists get away with it? When Woody Allen exposes his neuroses, he's a self-hating Jew; When Art Spiegelman does it, he's a genius.
Salon (June 1):

Alterman, Eric. 1998.
Why Do Jewish Cartoonists Get Away with It? (Stan Mack, Art Spiegelman)
Salon Magazine (June 1)

Auster, Paul. 1994.
Mr. Vertigo [dust jacket by Art Spiegelman].
New York: Penguin.

Baker, Kenneth. 1996.
Art Spiegelman's stark drawings enliven a lost story-poem from the 1920s.
San Francisco Chronicle (Jan 8).

Berman, Avis. 1993.
The Maus that roared.
Art News 92(May):63-4.

Beyer, Mark . 1978.
Manhattan [published by Spiegelman].
New York: Raw Books.

Birnbaum, Gregg. 1999.
Rudy blasts cop cartoon [Spiegelman New Yorker cover].
New York Post (March 2)

Blades, John. 1995.
Illustrator needs some comic relief [Art Spiegelman].
Albany Times Union (Jan 31):C1.

Bolhafner, J. Stephen. 1994.
Comic Relief: Creation of 'Maus' [Spiegelman exhibit review].
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (September 15): 4G
online at

Breen, Steve, Tony Millionaire, Harvey Pekar, Danny Hellman, Yvonne Mojica, Matthew Wilder, Nancy McClernan, Meghan McKee, Peter Bernard, Mark E. Horowitz, Terry Nantier, Karen Cooper, Benjamin Delfin, Dan Grushkin, Daniella Lednicer, Rob Stolzer, Todd Alcott, Rob Rothschild, Chip Kidd, and Chris Ware. 1999.
Rall Nerve: Readers react en-Maus to attack on Spiegelman [letters].
Village Voice (August 4).
online at

Brown, Joshua. 1988.
Of mice and memory [Maus].
Oral History Review 16(Spring):91-109.

Brown, Len, Art Spiegelman, Roy Thomas, Gil Kane & Wally Wood. 1999.
The Topps parodies [Hulk and King Features' Prince Valiant, Lone Ranger, the Phantom, Mandrake the Magician reprints].
Alter Ego 2(3; Winter): 36-40

Carr, C. 1999.
Lisa Kron Tells Her Father's Story of the Holocaust - Shoah Business [Spiegelman and Maus].
Village Voice (April 14).
online at

Celona, Larry and Kirsten Danis. 1999.
City's Cops Are Fuming over the New Yorker [Cover by Spiegelman].
New York Post (March 1)

Dean, Michael. 1999.
Rumble in the village [Rall's attack on Spiegelman].
Comics Journal (216; October): 7-13

Flamm, Matthew. 1994.
Creative bawdy language: Comic-book author hosts 'The Wild Party' from the '20s [Art Spiegelman].
Entertainment Weekly (249; Nov 18):98.

Frahm, Ole and Art Spiegelman. 1997.
Der inhaftierte K|nstler. Ein Versuch |ber die Grenzen souverdner Performanz.
In: Maike Christadler / Hilla Fr|bis (Hg.).
Festschrift f|r Kathrin Hoffmann-Curtius. Marburg.

Frahm, Ole. 1991-1997.
[Articles on The Wild Party; La Bete est mort; Au nom de tous les miens; Hitler; Paul Austers City of Glass; The Narrative Corpse; Art Spiegelman (Ergdnzung); Tintin; Herg&eactute; Krazy Kat; George Herriman; Maus; Art Spiegelman.].
In Lexikon der Comics (ed. von Marcus Czerwionka).

Frahm, Ole. 1996.
Das weisse M - Zur Genealogie von MAUS(CHWITZ). "Kuenstler forschen nach Auschwitz"
In the house of the Wannsee-Conference.

Frahm, Ole. 1997.
Das wei_e M - Zur Genealogie von MAUS(CHWITZ).
In: Fritz Bauer Institut (Hg.): \berlebt und unterwegs. J|dische Displaced Persons im Nachkriegsdeutschland.
Frankfurt/New York.

Frahm, Ole. 1998.
Racializing Interpellations in Art Spiegelman's Maus.
Conference of the Popular Culture Association, Orlando.

Fredericksen, Eric. 1999.
Culture Wars: Talk Talk [on Spiegelman and Rall].
The Stranger 8 (47; Aug. 12)

Freedman, Matthew. 1990.
When It's a Matter of Life and Death [on Art Spiegelman].
Arts Magazine 65(2; Oct):83.

Freud Loewenstein, Andrea. 1998
"Confronting Stereotypes: Maus in Crown Heights"
College English vol.60 no.4, April. pp.396-420

Gates, Anita. 1997.
Children's books [Spiegelman's Open Me... I'm A Dog!].
New York Times Book Review (Dec 21).

Gates, David. 1992.
Stories out of the silence: Two books on the Holocaust speak the unspeakable [Art Spiegelman].
Newsweek (Jan 27):59.

Gitlin, Todd. 1998.
R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman.
Civilization (Jun/Jul).

Glave, Judie. 1999.
Police outraged over The New Yorker magazine cover [by Spiegelman].
Associated Press (March 1)

Gopnik, Adam. 1987.
Comics and catastrophe [Art Spiegelman's Maus].
New Republic 196(Jun 22):29-34.

Gordon, Ian. 1991.
Joseph Witek, Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar [Review].
American Quarterly 43(2; Jun):341-346.

Groth, Gary. 1999.
Maus: Round 3 [letter].
Village Voice (August 11).
online at

Groth, Gary. 1995.
Art Spiegelman [interview].
The Comics Journal (180)

Groth, Gary. 1995.
Art Spiegelman, Part II [interview].
The Comics Journal (181)

Hatfield, Charles. 1995.
It WAS 144 pages... [letter on Kirby and charges of fascism by Spiegelman].
Comics Journal (182; November): 2-3

Jacobowitz, Susan. 1994.
"Words and pictures together:" An interview with Art Spiegelman.
Writing On The Edge 6(1):49-58.

Jacobs, Alexandra and Rose Martelli. 1996.
The Tossing of the Tome [quote by A. Spiegelman].
Entertainment Weekly (Nov 22).

Juno, Andrea (ed.). 1997.
Dangerous Drawings [A. Spiegelman, C. Ware, E. Shimoda, D. Clowes, C. Brown, M. Almond, R. Crumb, P. Gloeckner, T. Rall].
Juno Books.

Kakutani, Michiko. 1991.
Rethinking the Holocaust with a comic book [Spiegelman's Maus II].
New York Times (Oct 29).

Keller, Charles and David Leopold. 1999.
The art of persuasion [letters on Spiegelman article on Dr. Seuss', George Grosz's, and Hirschfeld's World War II cartoons].
New Yorker (August 16): 5

Kiesoski, Kenneth. 1999.
Pigotry [letter accusing Spiegelman and Maus of racism].
Village Voice (April 28).
online at

Kurp, Patrick. 1990.
Author angers readers with Holocause comics [Art Spiegelman's 'Maus'].
Albany Times Union (Aug 3):C1.

LaBrecque, Eric. 1993.
In Search of the Graphic Novel [A. Spiegelman, J. and G. Hernandez, P. Kuper, B. Katchor, J. Muth].
Print 47(1; Jan):21.

Langer, Lawrence L. 1991.
A fable of the Holocaust [Speigelman's Maus II].
New York Times (Nov 3).

McPhee, Michele. 1999.
Mag Boycott Urged For Cop-Shoot Cover [Spiegelman's New Yorker cover].
New York Daily News (March 5)

Mouly, Francoise. 2000.
Cover story [reprints Crumb, Spiegelman, Mattotti, Charles Addams covers].
New Yorker (February 21 & 28): 79-85

Op De Beeck, Nathalie. 1994.
No more cat and Maus [review of Art Spiegelman's The Wild Party].
Washington City Paper (Dec 2):48.

Orvell, Miles. 1992.
Writing Posthistorically: Krazy Kat, Maus, and the Contemporary Fiction Cartoon.
American Literary History 4 (1; Spring): 110-128

O'Sullivan, Michael. 1997.
The peripatetic prints: At the Corcoran, the exhibit that keeps on growing [Art Spiegelman].
Washington Post (Oct 23):B7.

Pekar, Harvey. 1999.
The Harvey Pekar Issue [letter on Groth and Spiegelman].
Village Voice (August 18).
online at

Plagens, Peter and Ray Sawhill. 1997.
Throw out the brushes: Commercial artists are going digital [Art Spiegelman, Greg Evans].
Newsweek (Sep 1):75-77.

Rall, Ted. 1999.
The King of Comix: With Raw, a Pulitzer Prize for Maus, and a Strategic Job at the New Yorker, Art Spiegelman Has Become Lord of All New York Cartoonists. But His Power Is No Laughing Matter.
Village Voice (July 28)

Reid, Calvin. 1994.
A 'Maus' that roars [multimedia version of A. Spiegelman's book].
Publishers Weekly 241(Jan 31):26-27.

Richards, Paul. 1993.
Do look back: Today's cartoonists make you long for the past ['Comix Brut!' exhbit of Spiegelman, David Sandlin, Bruno Richard, Gary Panter, Pascal Doury and Mark Beyer].
Washington Post (March 21): G1, 14

Rothberg, Michael. 1994.
"We were talking Jewish:" Art Spiegelman's Maus as "Holocaust" production.
Contemporary Literature 35(Winter):661-687.

Savage, William J. 1999.
Comics, tragics and the meta-funnies: Genre labels, culture and critics of Maus.
Popular Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, Mar 31 - Apr 3.

Schechter, Russell. 1989.
Kat and Maus.
Communication Research 16(Aug):552-66.

Shannon, Edward A. 1999.
"It is not the mouse who is the thief but the mousehole": Art Spiegelman's Maus as Magical Realism.
Comics Journal (213; June): 91-96

Shapira, Ian. 1999.
A cartoonist sets the scary world of comic books to music [Art Spiegelman].
Miami Herald (August 19)

Spiegelman, Art, Signe Wilkinson, Tom Tomorrow, Roz Chast and Diane DiMassa. 1994.
Mightier than the sorehead [cartoons, stereotypes and politics].
The Nation 258(2; Jan 17):45.

Spiegelman, Art. 1992.
Gloomy Toons [Flood by Eric Drooker review].
New York Times (Dec 27).

Spiegelman, Art. 1993.
'M' Is for the Many Things She Gave Me.
New Yorker (May 10): cover

Spiegelman, Art. 1993.
Valentine's Day [Orthodox Jew kissing black woman].
New Yorker (February 15): cover

Spiegelman, Art. 1997.
Nature vs. Nurture [comic strip].
New Yorker (July 8)

Spiegelman, Art. 1998.
Overrated & Underrated: Comic strip [picked Dilbert as over; Tuthill's The Bungle Family as under].
American Heritage (May/June): 47-8.

Spiegelman, Art. 1998.
The Low Road [political cartoon].
New Yorker (February 16): cover.

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
The Evolution of Xmas [cartoon].
New Yorker (December 20): 69

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
"The Technophobe": the cover of our first digital issue, December 4, 1937 [cartoon].
New Yorker (December 6): 111

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
Horton hears a heil [Dr. Seuss' WWII political cartoons].
New Yorker (July 12): 62-63

Spiegelman, Art. 2000.
A Family Movie [comic strip].
New Yorker (September 4): 62-63

Spiegelman, Art. 2000.
Abstract Thought is a Warm Puppy [comic strip journalism on Schulz retirement].
New Yorker (February 14): 61-63

Spiegelman, Art. 1988
Commix: An Idiosyncratic Historical and Aesthetic Overview
Print 42(6): 61-73, 195-196

Spiegelman, Art. 1991.
A problem of taxonomy [letter].
New York Times (Dec 29).

Spiegelman, Art. 1992.
A Jew in Rostok [strip on visiting site of Maus].
New Yorker (Dec 7).

Spiegelman, Art. 1992.
Pigs, be not proud [review of Little Pig by Akumal Ramachander].
New York Times (Nov 8).

Spiegelman, Art. 1993.
H. K. (R. I. P.) [strip based on Spiegelman's lecture on Kurtzman's influence].
New Yorker (Mar 29).

Spiegelman, Art. 1994.
Birth of the Comics.
The New Yorker (December 24-January 2): 106-107

Spiegelman, Art. 1994.
The wild party.
New Yorker (Jun 27).

Spiegelman, Art. 1995.
Words, worth a thousand [strip on the New York Public Library].
New Yorker (Feb 20/27):196-199.

Spiegelman, Art. 1997.
Getting In Touch With My Inner Racist
Mother Jones 22 (5; September 1)

Spiegelman, Art. 1997.
Nature versus nurture [comic strip on child rearing].
New Yorker (Sep 8):75.

Spiegelman, Art. 1997.
Open Me... I'm A Dog [children's book]!
New York: HarperCollins.

Spiegelman, Art. 1997
Those Dirty Little Comics (introduction to Bob Adelman, "Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s)
Salon Magazine (August 19)

Spiegelman, Art. 1998.
Fast Company (October)

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
And now, on the big screen... [Star Wars and real world violence cartoon].
New Yorker (May 24): 81

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
Comix 101: Forms stretched to their limits [Jack Cole and Plastic Man].
New Yorker (April 19): 76-85

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
The Plastic Arts [Plastic Man].
New Yorker (April 19): cover

Spiegelman, Art. 1999.
41 Shots 10 cents [editorial cartoon on on shooting death of unarmed man].
New Yorker (March 8): cover

Spiegelman, Arthur / Reuters. 2000.
"Papa Duck est mort": Carl Barks a dessin E9 Donald pendant trente ans. =
Liberation (August 26): 34

Spiegelman, Arthur / Reuters. 2000.
Carl Barks, 99, dies; Drew Donald Duck and extended family.
Washington Post (August 26): B6

Spiegelman, Arthur. 2000.
Man Who Gave 'Donald Duck' Charm And Character Dies [Carl Barks].
Reuters (August 25)

Spiegelman, Arthur. 1998.
Batman creator Bob Kane dies at age 83
Reuters (November 5)

Staub, M. E. 1995.
The Shoah goes on and on: Remembrance and representation in Art Spiegelman's Maus.
MELUS 20(Fall):33-46.

Taylor, Ella. 1998.
The 5,000-Pound Maus: On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, Art Spiegelman revisits his legacy.
LA Weekly (November 13).
online at

Tucker, Brian. 2000.
Interview with Art Spiegelman 12/10/99.
X-Tra 3 (3; Spring): 3-19

Unknown. 1999.
The Color of Funny [McGruder's 'Boondocks' strip].
Chicago Tribune (May 26)

Unknown. 1999.
A cartoonist whines [editorial against Spiegelman].
New York Post (March 6)

Versaci, Rocco. 1996.
ReMaustering the Past: Art Spiegelman and the Second Generation of the Holocaust.
Millersville College, Millersville, PA: 15th Annual Conference on the Holocaust (April)

Wagner-Pacifici, Robin. 1996.
Memories in the making: The shapes of things that went [A. Spiegelman's Maus].
Qualititative Sociology 19(3; Fall):301-321.

Weinraub, Judith. 1991.
'Maus II:' Son's-eye view of a survivor: Art Spiegelman and a Holocaust enigma.
Washington Post (Dec 24):C1.

Weschler, Lawrence. 1998.
A wanderer in the perfect city [Art Spiegelman; Ben Katchor essays].
St. Paul, MN: Hungry Mind Press

Young, James E. 1998.
The Holocaust as vicarious past: Art Spiegelman's Maus and the afterimages of history.
Critical Inquiry 24(3; Spring).

Zimmer, Kenyon. 1999
"U.S. and Them: Iconographic Warfare and Propaganda in World War II Comics, from Flash Gordon to Maus"
(WWW Document URL: Date viewed: May26, 2000)

Zoba, Wendy Murray. 1995.
Trivializing the cross: Golgotha is no place for a bunny [New Yorker Spiegelman cover].
Christianity Today 39(7; Jun 19):17.