COMICS JOURNAL #306
This issue features a major interview with Roz Chast, (Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?) plus a focus on the intersections between comics and politics, a meditation on Dilbert creator Scott Adams, a piece about African American political cartoonist Daisy Scott, a gallery of John Pound's code-generated comics, a selection of Spider-Gwen artist Chris Vision's sketchbook pages and more.
COMPLETE PEANUTS TP #14
As the 1970s wind down, the last two recurring Peanuts characters have fallen into place: Snoopy's brother Spike and the youngest Van Pelt sibling, Rerun. Also featured are a profusion of distinctive one- (or two-) shot characters to create one of the most eclectic casts in Peanut's history along with the regular gang that fans have come to expect.
GEORGE HERRIMAN LIBRARY HC #2
KRAZY & IGNATZ 1919-1921
George Herriman's Krazy Kat detailed the comings and goings of a lovestruck vagabond "Kat," a malicious mouse, and a diligent dog trying to keep order. This new deluxe hardcover collects the full-sized Sunday pages from 1919 through 1921 including photographs, artwork, and introductory text by comic historians Bill Blackbeard and Michael Tisserand.
MAIDS HC PAPIN SISTERS TRUE CRIME
Maids is the scandalous true crime story of the Papin Sisters that fascinated 1930's France, as told by one of comics' most stylized talents. Maids has everything fans of all good comics, are looking for: high bravura, high intrigue, and murder, all drawn in Skelly's highly stylized manner, combining the best of pop art, manga, and Euro comics.
MINDVISCOSITY HC MATT FURIE
From Matt Furie (Boy's Club) comes Mindviscosity, a collection of paintings depicting monsters, weirdos, beasts, and anthropomorphs all done in Furie's meticulous style of representational surrealism. Produced in the wake of his experience as the creator of Pepe the frog (whose appropriation by neo-Nazi's can be seen in the new feature film, Feels Good Man), his unsettling menagerie of creatures seem content to withhold their true intent despite the paintings' inviting colors and friendly cartoon iconography.
PEANUTS EVERY SUNDAY HC #8
These late 1980s strips showcase Charles Schulz at his philosophical and illustrative peak in one oversized, full-color coffee table book. Peanuts Every Sunday: 1986-1990 has been scrupulously re-colored with better printing and paper than Peanuts has ever been treated to, allowing readers once again to immerse themselves in Charles Schulz's timeless masterpiece.
PRINCE VALIANT HC #22
The latest volume to collect the greatest adventure comic strip in history in full-color. Galan begins the journey to knighthood, bringing both shame and honor upon himself. Val is enslaved in the Berber salt mines while a death watch has begun for King Arthur, and Mordred plots to usurp the throne. Also: a tour of Prince Valiant's England by Cullen Murphy, son of John Cullen Murphy and Todd Goldberg further examines of the historical reality behind the Prince Valiant strip.
WHAT CARTOONING REALLY IS HC INTERVIEWS CHARLES SCHULZ
Fantagraphics is proud to present four extensive conversations with Charles Schulz which delve deeply into the moral, aesthetic, and intellectual foundations of Schulz's worldview and his art. Copiously illustrated with Peanuts strips and other comics and illustrations, "What Cartooning Really Is" humanizes the complex and charming man who drew Snoopy.