Talk to any graphic-novel fan—hell, talk to anyone smart who likes to read—and they have probably read Maus, Art Spiegelman's truly groundbreaking, awe-inspiring and overwhelmingly moving graphic novel about the Holocaust.

Twenty five years later, Spiegelman returns with MetaMaus, a deeper examination of what went into creating that seminal work. We called it, "Everything you ever wanted to know about the creation, impact and aftereffects of Maus." These panels below are just an example of why you'll likely want to revisit this work:

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MetaMaus, pp. 156-157, used with permission of the author.