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Museum of Mistakes by Julia Wertz

Museum of Mistakes by Julia Wertz

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In 2004, Julia Wertz began a series of funny, irreverent autobiographical comics she called The Fart Party. After posting these comics online to acclaim and controversy, she eventually started collecting these comics as self-published minis which found their way to Atomic Books in Baltimore, who thought they ought to be collected into a proper book so as to garner Julia more laughs and hate mail. As these things go, the first volume was so successful, there was a second volume. Both are now out of print, but Museum of Mistakes collects them into one book, plus numerous pages of Julia s early comic work, unpublished and/or previously uncollected comics, short stories, illustrations, process pages, hate mail, sketchbook pages, tear stains and more.

Julia Wertz is the cartoonist behind the autobiographic comic books The Fart Party vol 1 and vol 2 (Atomic Books, 2007/2009) Drinking at the Movies (Random House, 2010) and The Infinite Wait and Other Stories (Koyama Press, 2012), and Tenements, Towers & Trash (Hachette, Oct 2017) Her work appears regularly in The New Yorker and the New York Times. See her comics at and her photography of abandoned places at She currently lives in Petaluma, California. 

Published by Uncivilized Books. 

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