Lifetime of Libraries

I should start a collection of cartoonists cartooning about libraries…  This example from Brooklyn-based Julia Wertz page, from a longer meditation on her lifelong relation with books (and libraries), is especially poignant:

Julia Wertz A Strange & Curious Place page

Page from “A Strange & Curious Place“, Copyright Julia Wertz (click for full comic)

Someone get this lady a booth at the American Library Association Conference!

There are plenty of other samples of her work, from longer works like this one to 4 panel gags, on her website, under Archives.  Here’s one that sums up her ornery nature:

Julia Wertz comic: Misery Is Funny

Misery is Funny, copyright Julia Wertz

Here’s her list of books and where to buy them!


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