The Best American Comics 2007, edited by Chris Ware, collects segments of what, in the editor's opinion, are the standout comics of the year. It includes a short piece about going back to New York City by R. and Aline Crumb, as well as a brief episode by their daughter, Sophie Crumb, and an especially poignant excerpt from Alison Bechdel's illustrated memoir Fun Home. There are also great pieces by Lynda Barry, Lauren Weinstein, Jeffrey Brown, Ben Katchor (whose bizarre storyline involves the disruptive powers of a shoehorn), Gilbert Hernandez, Gary Panter, Ivan Brunetti, Seth and several others.

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