Recent Fantagraphics Releases and Upcoming Arrivals as of May/June 2009.
RECENT FANTAGRAPHICS RELEASES
208-page 8″ x 10″ black & white hardcover • $22.99 USD
The legendary anti-war comic is collected for the first time in its entirety in this hardcover volume. Tales from the Revolution through Vietnam, drawn by luminaries like Frazetta, Wood, Severin, Toth and many more.
136-page 9.75″ x 13.25″ full-color hardcover • $29.99 USD
This sumptuously designed oversized hardcover collects Brinkley’s spectacular, exquisitely colored full page strips: adventure and romance starring silent-era ingenues, flappers, and real-life heroines of the early 20th Century.
24-page 6.75″ x 10.25″ black & white comic book • $3.95 USD
In this issue, you’ll learn that the wise man always has the right goat for the job, and that sometimes you just have to say “Hooray for ridiculous.” Plus, you’ll find out what happens when a giant moves to your town!
208-page 7.5″ x 9.5″ b&w/color softcover • $11.99 USD
Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois creator Mort Walker; French artist Emmanuel Guibert on Alan’s War; a gallery of art by pioneering caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson; a biographical essay by Masses cartoonist Art Young; and more!
144-page 8.5″ x 11″ b&w/color softcover • $19.99 USD
This heretofore long out of print volume includes Zap #0 & #1 (“Keep On Truckin’!”), Crumb’s work from Yarrowstalks, plus much rare art, some of Crumb’s long-lost American Greetings cards from the ’60s, and more. Introduction by Crumb!
134-page 7.25″ x 8.25″ duotone hardcover • $22.99 USD
Video store clerk Darla Vogel takes a plunge down the rabbit hole into a surreal world of throbbing, veinous buildings, compulsory public nudity, weird creatures, and more in this boldly bizarre illustrated prose novel.
600-page 7″ x 10.25″ black & white hardcover • $39.99 USD
The imposing Luba (along with her ever-expanding family) takes center stage in this omnibus hardcover collection — over 100 stories chronicling Luba’s life as an immigrant in turn-of-the-millennium Southern California.
Luba: Collectors Edition
By Gilbert Hernandez
600-page 7″ x 10.25″ black & white hardcover • $100.00 USD
An exclusive, ultra-limited edition (30 copies) with a special, deluxe cloth binding; each copy is signed and numbered with an original hand-drawn sketch by Gilbert Hernandez. The ultimate collectible for the elite Beto fan.
Prince Valiant Vol. 1: 1937-1938 [BLACK & WHITE Libri Impressi Edition – NORTH AMERICA ONLY]
By Hal Foster
100-page 11″ x 14″ black & white hardcover • $35.00 USD
Imported from Portugal, a special, English-language black and white edition of the first two years of Prince Valiant, shot from the very best proof sheets and carefully restored. Limited stock! A must for collectors! (And combine with the Fantagraphics full-color edition for a special price!)
32-page two-color comic book • $4.50 USD
It’s the Old People’s issue, dedicated to the Greatiest Generations! Aliens give an innocent man sexy woman’s legs, Twain and Einstein have many, many adventures, hobo fashions and more comedy genius. The hit series marches on!
192-page black & white 6″ x 9″ softcover • $18.95 USD
The novel-length title story relates the heretofore untold story of the mercenary swordsrhino Gennosuke. This volume also introduces a new romantic interest for Usagi, tells the final fate of the Blind Swordspig, and more! All in a newly designed softcover edition.
104-page full-color 12″ x 10.75″ hardcover • $24.99 USD
A graphic memoir of the author’s relationship with her World War II veteran father, and how his war experience shaped her childhood and affected her relationships in adulthood, stunningly rendered in detailed inks and subtle watercolors.
UPCOMING ARRIVALS COMING SOON
208-page 7.5″ x 9.5″ b&w/color softcover • $11.99 USD
Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon on The Umbrella Academy and breaking into U.S. comics; Perry Bible Fellowship’s Nicholas Gurewitch talks about love; brutally honest Thriller artist Trevor Von Eeden; Percy Crosby’s Skippy; much more!
120-page 7.75″ x 10″ full-color softcover • $16.99 USD
A decade of informed, provocative, cantankerous & hilarious cartoon opinion pieces for Reason magazine from our favorite libertarian curmudgeon, on topics ranging from Stupid War to Stupid Sex and, of course, Stupid Politicians.
216-page 6.5″ x 8.75″ full-color hardcover • $24.99 USD
Five yarns from the Norwegian master: the titular New York Times serial collected for the first time and four all-new stories featuring murder, cavemen, sex, and alien abduction. Funny, poignant, and wry, this is Jason at his best.
120-page 7″ x 9″ b&w/color softcover • $14.99 USD
T. Edward Bak’s new graphic novel begins; Gilbert Shelton’s and Tim Hensley’s end; Dash Shaw, Andrice Arp, Sara Edward-Corbett, Conor O’Keefe, Noah Van Sciver, Robert Goodin, Paul Hornschemeier, and a bound-in minicomic by Max.
120-page 10.5″ x 14.25″ full-color hardcover • $29.99 USD
The most stunningly gorgeous adventure comic strip of all time finally returns in its definitive edition, the first to boast superb restored artwork that captures every delicate line and chromatic nuance of Foster’s original masterpiece.
160-page 7.25″ x 10″ full-color hardcover • $24.99 USD
The first 4 issues of the hit comic are finally collected into one deluxe hardcover. Even better, Kupperman has taken the original two-color printing and made the entire book full color! These tales are more thrizzling than ever!
By Jordan Crane
24-page 6.75″ x 10.25″ black & white comic book • $2.75 USD
Adult melancholia and delightful all-ages adventure go side-by-side in this versatile, masterful one-man anthology. A moody new serialized tale of infidelity, plus Simon & Jack from The Clouds Above return.