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Bill Kartalopoulos

Biography

Bill Kartalopoulos

Bill Kartalopoulos is a Brooklyn-based critic, educator, curator and publisher. He is the series editor for the Best American Comics series beginning with the 2014 volume and the publisher/editor of Rebus Books. He is the programming coordinator for SPX: The Small Press Expo, was a co-founder and the programming director for the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, and has taught classes about comics and illustration at Parsons the New School for Design and elsewhere. He is a member of the Executive Committee for the International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF), a Contributing Editor for Print Magazine, and has worked as an assistant to Art Spiegelman for several years. He is a frequent public speaker about comics and comics education, and has led public conversations with Chris Ware, Lynda Barry, Joe Sacco, Charles Burns, Brooke Gladstone, Chip Kidd, and many others. He previously published the comics newsblog EGON and edited Indy Magazine, which was the first online publication to be nominated for Eisner and Harvey Awards. He earned a Bachelors Degree in History from Dartmouth College and a Masters Degree in Media Studies at The New School.

Bill Kartalopoulos

Books by Bill Kartalopoulos

by Jonathan Lethem and Bill Kartalopoulos - Graphic Novel

Jonathan Lethem brings both literary and comics credibility to his picks for the best graphic pieces of the year.

by Bill Kartalopoulos and Scott McCloud - Anthology, Comic Books, Fiction, Graphic Novel

THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors and highlights both fiction and nonfiction --- from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web --- to make a unique, stunning collection. Frank Miller (SIN CITY, 300) called guest editor Scott McCloud “just about the smartest guy in comics.” (Click here to read Dr. Katie Monnin's interview with series editor Bill Kartalopolous.)