Art Spiegelman: Art or "Artie" Spiegelman is the novel's creator. Child of Vladek and Anja, he incorporates his father's Holocaust tales with stories of his aging father's contemporary life and his own thoughts and feelings while writing his book.
Art Spiegelman: Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus I and II
“I tried to explain that one has to sue the information and give shape to it in order to help people understand what happened--that historians, in fact do that as much as any artist--but that history was far too important to leave solely to historians. Pg. 100”
“I was at the Frankfurt Book Fair when it came out, and was aggressively barked at by a reporter: "Don't you think a comic book about Auschwitz is in bad taste?" I liked my response. I said, "No, I thought Auschwitz was in bad taste." Pg. 155”
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