Recent Fantagraphics Releases and Upcoming Arrivals as of January 2009.
RECENT FANTAGRAPHICS RELEASES
By various artists; edited and designed by Jacob Covey
200-page full-color 8″ x 8″ softcover • $24.99 USD
A classic mythological menagerie, comprised of creatures that were thought at one time to actually exist, depicted by about a hundred acclaimed artists and cartoonists. Now in softcover after 2 sold-out hardcover editions.
By Anders Nilsen
400-page monochrome/full-color 5″ x 8″ softcover • $22.99 USD
A creatively experimental laboratory, comprising a collection of free flowing stream-of-consciousness gags, strips, and drawings that slowly coalesce into an unexpectedly compelling and complex narrative.
200-page 7.5″ x 9.5″ b&w/color squarebound softcover magazine • $11.99 USD
Brian K. Vaughan on Y: The Last Man, Lost, Ex Machina and more; Paul Karasik interviews Gipi; John Kerschbaum talks brutality. Should superheroes come out of the closet? Reviews of Zot!, Kirby: King of Comics & more!
UPCOMING ARRIVALS COMING SOON
Explainers: The Complete Village Voice Strips (1956-1966) [2nd Printing]
By Jules Feiffer
568-page 9.25″ x 5.25″ black & white hardcover • $35.00 USD
The first of four volumes collecting Feiffer’s entire run of weekly strips from the Village Voice. This edition contains about 500 strips originally published from 1956 – 1966 in a gigantic landscape hardcover format.
By Esther Pearl Watson
416-page 5.75″ x 5.75″ two-color hardcover • $22.99 USD
From the pages of Bust magazine, the sometimes ordinary, sometimes humiliating, often poignant and frequently hilarious exploits of ’80s teen underdog Tammy Pierce: big hair, boogers, boys and other high school pitfalls.
By Hank Ketcham
672-page 5.5″ x 6.25″ black & white hardcover • $24.99 USD
The fifth volume of Ketcham’s phenomenal panel covers the end of the Postwar Era, 1959-1960. His legendary pen and ink work is in full flower, as are the various situations and themes that he would return to again and again.
By Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, Will Elder & Arnold Roth
400-page 8″ x 10″ duotone 2-volume hardcover set in slipcase • $60.00 USD
At last, the entire 11-issue run of Humbug, reprinted in a deluxe format, much of it reproduced from the original art. Some of the most trenchant and engaging satire of American culture ever to appear on newsstands.