Fantagraphics Announces New Titles For Fall 2014 Including $500 Limited Edition Complete Zap Comics Two-Volume Box Set

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Richard Sala!  Jacques Tardi!  Robert Crumb!  Dylan Horrocks!  Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez!  Beastie Boys!  Roberto Clemente!  Basil Wolverton!
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Tardi’s WWI : It Was The War Of The Trenches/Goddamn This War Gift Box Set

Jacques Tardi, Jean-Pierre Verney
September 10, 2014
$39.99 USD
260 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997697, 1606997696
Summary: Jacques Tardi is responsible for two acknowledged graphic novel masterpieces about World War I: It Was the War of the Trenches and Goddamn This War! To honor the 100th anniversary in 2014 of WWI, Fantagraphics is proud to release a two-volume boxed set collecting these two perennial classics. The first book, It Was the War of the Trenches, focuses on the day to day of the grunts in the trenches, bringing that existence alive as no one has before or since with some of his most stunning artwork. His second WWI masterwork, Goddamn This War!, is told with a sustained sense of outrage, pitch-black gallows humor, and impeccably scrupulous historical exactitude, in masterful full color.

Love And Rockets : New Stories No. 7

Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez
September 23, 2014
$14.99 USD
100 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
Series: Love and Rockets
9781606997703, 160699770X
Summary: The seventh annual volume of Love and Rockets: New Stories, the most important and enduring alternative comics series in the history of the medium, finds Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez writing and drawing at the top of their game. In Jaime’s stories, Maggie and Hopey take a much-needed break from their humdrum domestic lives and go on a road trip to visit a “sick friend.” And, when the cat’s away, Ray visits some old, sick friends of his own. Plus Tonta’s nutty family! Gilbert offers a suite of stories, including “The Magic Voyage of Aladdin,” a sweeping epic of derring-do in which Morgan Le Fey (Fritz) teams up with Aladdin to stop the evil Circle from obtaining the magic lamp; “The Golem Suit,” a WWII sci-fi thriller starring “Killer”; and “Daughters and Mothers and Daughters,” in which flashbacks to Luba’s mother Maria reveal how ugly secrets of the past affect their family today.

Set To Sea

Drew Weing
September 22, 2014
$16.99 USD
144 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997710, 1606997718
Summary: The central character of Set to Sea is a big lug and an aspiring poet who runs up tabs at the local bars by day and haunts the docks by night, writing paeans to the seafaring life. When he gets shanghaied aboard a clipper bound for Hong Kong, he finds the sailor’s life a bit rougher than his romantic nautical fantasies, but he learns to live-and love-a Conradian life on the sea, all the while writing poetry about pirates, bad food, unceremonial funerals, foreign ports, and unexpected epiphanies. By the end of his life, he’s found satisfaction in living a life of adventure and finding a receptive and appreciative readership. What more could one ask for? Set to Sea is part rollicking adventure, part maritime ballad told in visual rhyme. Every page is a single panel, every panel is a stunning illustration, every illustration a part of a larger whole that tells a story in the deft language of cartooning.

21 : The Story Of Roberto Clemente

Wilfred Santiago
September 10, 2014
$19.99 USD
200 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997758, 1606997750
Summary: Now available for the first time in paperback, Wilfred Santiago’s instant classic 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente is a human drama of courage, faith, and dignity, inspired by the life of the acclaimed Pittsburgh Pirates baseball star who died too young. 21 chronicles Clemente’s life from his early days growing up, through the highlights of his career, capturing the grit of his rise from an impoverished Puerto Rican childhood to the majesty of his performance on the field, and to his fundamental decency off of it. Santiago’s inviting style combines realistic attention to detail and expressive cartooning to great effect. Click here to see more information about this title

Aces High

George Evans, Harvey Kurtzman, Al Feldstein
October 20, 2014
$29.99 USD
216 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels
Series: The EC Comics Library
9781606997840, 160699784X
Summary: George Evans was a master of the aviation war story. This collection includes all of his highly-acclaimed stories for Aces High, EC’s famous air war title. As a bonus, we present a rarity: Evans’ never-before-reprinted 3-D story of World War I ace Frank Luke (in regular, easy-on-the-eyes 2-D). This volume also includes numerous Evans crime and shock stories, including “As Ye Sow…,” “…My Brother’s Keeper,” and “Cadillac Fever.” Other war stories, many done in collaboration with Harvey Kurtzman, include “Napoleon!” and “Flaming Coffins” (which Evans wrote, about the inherent perils of WW I aircraft). Like all books in the Fantagraphics EC line, Aces High features essays and notes by EC experts on these superbly crafted, classic comic book masterpieces. Click here to see more information about this title

Massive : Gay Japanese Manga And The Men Who Make It

Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, Chip Kidd
October 7, 2014
$35.00 USD
272 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Erotica
9781606997857, 1606997858
Summary: Big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges: welcome to the hypermasculine world of Japanese gay manga. Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It is the first English-language anthology of its kind: an in-depth introduction to nine of the most exciting comic artists making work for a gay male audience in Japan. Jiraiya, Seizoh Ebisubashi, and Kazuhide Ichikawa are three of the irresistibly seductive, internationally renowned artists featured in Massive, as well as Gengoroh Tagame, the subject of The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame: Master of Gay Erotic Manga. Get to know each of these artists intimately, through candid interviews, photography, context-providing essays, illustrations, and manga. Massive also includes the groundbreaking, titillating work of gay manga luminaries Takeshi Matsu, Fumi Miyabi, Inu Yoshi, Gai Mizuki, and comic essayist Kumada Poohsuke.

Doctors

Dash Shaw
October 20, 2014
$16.99 USD
96 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606998038, 160699803X
Summary: This new graphic novel from acclaimed cartoonist Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button) is his most taut book to date. Dr. Cho is the creator of the Charon, a device that allows his staff to take the form of a memory in a dead patients’ consciousnesses, and bring them back to life, with one catch: the experience is traumatic and the process kills them again soon thereafter. But for some bereaved, the opportunity is priceless. So when Bell is killed in a random accident, her daughter hires Dr. Cho’s team to bring her back. But what if Bell didn’t want to come back? The dying unconsciously create the afterlife they want, or feel they deserve, in their minds before everything fades to black. Isn’t that better than the reality, and no less meaningful than life itself? Can unconsciousness coexist with consciousness? Doctors is part science-fiction thriller, part family drama, part morality play for the 21st century, and quite possibly Shaw’s best book to date.

The Complete Zap Comix Boxed Set

R. Crumb, S. Clay Wilson, Gilbert Shelton, Spain R…
November 5, 2014
$500.00 USD
920 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels
9781606997871, 1606997874
Summary: There scarcely was an underground comics world before Robert Crumb’s classic solo first issue ofZap. By Zap #2, he had begun assembling a Seven Samurai of the best, the fiercest, and the most stylistically diversified cartoonists to come out of the countercultural kiln. All of them were extremists of one sort or another, from biker-gang member Rodriguez to Christian surfer Griffin, but somehow they produced a decades-long collaboration: a mind-blowing anthology of abstract hallucination, throat-slashing social satire, and shocking sexual excess, that made possible the ongoing wave of alternative cartoonists like Daniel Clowes, Chris Ware, and Charles Burns. The Complete Zap Comix collects every issue of Zap – every cover and every story, and even the Zam mini comic jam among the Zap artists – in a five-volume, slipcased hardcover set. It will also include the 17th unpublished issue with work by Crumb, Moscoco, Wilson, Rodriguez, Shelton, Mavrides, and Williams. Plus, an introduction by founder R. Crumb and an oral history of Zap by Patrick Rosenkranz. Zap is the most historically and aesthetically important comics series ever published. Also included exclusively in this boxed set is a portfolio of Zap covers by the eight Zap artists, especially printed for this edition, production on an Epson 9900 Printer using Ultrachromne HDR ink. Each print is replicated from high resolution scans on fine art paper.

Zap: The Interviews (The Comics Journal Library Vol. 9)

Bob Levin, Gary Groth, Mike Dean
November 5, 2014
$35.00 USD
240 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction
9781606997888, 1606997882
Summary: The definitive Comics Journal interviews with the cartoonists behind Zap Comix, featuring: Supreme 1960s counterculture/underground artist Robert Crumb on how acid unleashed a flood of Zap characters from his unconscious; Marxist brawler Spain Rodriguez on how he made the transition from the Road Vultures biker gang to the exclusive Zap cartoonists’ club; Yale alumnus Victor Moscoso and Christian surfer Rick Griffin on how their poster-art psychedelia formed the backdrop of the 1960s San Francisco music scene; Savage Id-choreographer S. Clay Wilson on how his dreams insist on being drawn; Painter and Juxtapoz-founder Robert Williams on how Zap #4 led to 150 news-dealer arrests; Fabulous, Furry, Freaky Gilbert Shelton on the importance of research; Church of the Subgenius founder Paul Mavrides on getting a contact high during the notorious Zap jam sessions; and much more. In these career-spanning interviews, the Zap contributors open up about how they came to create a seminal, living work of art.

The Late Child And Other Animals

Marguerite Van Cook, James Romberger
November 25, 2014
$29.99 USD 180 pages
Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Contemporary Women
9781606997895, 1606997890
Summary: Hetty survives the bombing of Portsmouth by the Nazis in World War II, only to learn that her soldier husband has been killed on the way back home from North Africa. She must then complete the adoption of her young daughter June alone. A decade later, she gives birth to a bastard daughter, Marguerite. Now Hetty must go before a tribunal to prove that she will be a fit mother. What follows is the story of little Marguerite’s childhood in the recovering British naval port and the rural beauty of the Isle of Wight and in Normandy, France. The journeys and struggles over decades of this mother and daughter are linked in five episodes that veer between lyricism, wry wit, and harrowing suspense. The Late Child and Other Animals is an original graphic novel, a generational autobiography written by legendary punk diva and award-winning poet Marguerite Van Cook, adapted by artist James Romberger, the creator of the Eisner-nominated Post York. The team of Romberger and Van Cook is also responsible for the adaptation and art of 7 Miles a Second, their critically acclaimed graphic memoir collaboration with the late multimedia artist and AIDS activist, David Wojnarowicz.

Sam Zabel And The Magic Pen

Dylan Horrocks
November 25, 2014
$29.99 USD
210 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997901, 1606997904
Summary: Acclaimed cartoonist Dylan Horrocks returns with a long-awaited new graphic novel, the first since his perennial classic, 1998’s Hicksville. Cartoonist Sam Zabel hasn’t drawn a comic in years. Stuck in a nightmare of creative block and despair, Sam spends his days writing superhero stories for a large American comics publisher and staring at a blank piece of paper, unable to draw a single line. Then one day he finds a mysterious old comic book set on Mars and is suddenly thrown headlong into a wild, fantastic journey through centuries of comics, stories, and imaginary worlds. Accompanied by a young webcomic creator named Alice and an enigmatic schoolgirl with rocket boots and a bag full of comics, Sam goes in search of the Magic Pen, encountering sex-crazed aliens, medieval monks, pirates, pixies and – of course – cartoonists. Funny, erotic, and thoughtful, Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen explores the pleasures, dangers, and moral consequences of fantasy.

In A Glass Grotesquely

Richard Sala
November 25, 2014
$22.99 USD
96 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997970, 1606997971
Summary: This graphic novel is a selection of related short mysteries and thrills, all depicted in Sala’s trademark colorful watercolor washes and sharp, detailed line-work. Rising from the crumbling pages of some forgotten (and nonexistent) pulp magazine comes the diabolical villain Super Enigmatix. Following in the bloody footsteps of master criminals such as Fantomas, Fu Manchu, or Professor Moriarty, Super-Enigmatix is ruthless, cunning, and thoroughly evil. His only goal is to spread fear and cause chaos-but does he want to destroy civilization, or save it? Not even his loyal army of female commandos can guess his real motives, or his true identity. Will he fall at the hands of the unhinged music professor turned homicidal fiend who calls himself Phantasmiac? Or Quadrummando, the Undead Shaman?

Uptight

Jordan Crane
December 23, 2014
$16.99 USD
80 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997987, 160699798X

Summary: In this 80-page volume, Jordan Crane draws us in with two gripping and wrenching stories, one of the mundane, and the other of the fantastic. First, there is “Keeping Two.” William’s girlfriend goes missing during a trip to the supermarket, and he must look down the long dark narrow tunnel that his life will become without her. He is reading a book, but the book doesn’t help, and indeed feeds his anxieties, rendering his loss in starkly contrasting lines. The second story, “Discovering the Dark,” is 26 pages and drawn with two colors. Akihiro Akaike is employed as a repairman aboard an asteroid mining ship in the year 2033. In his spare time, he is an amateur astrophysicist, and a discovery he makes drives him steal supplies and a company ship in order to make a clandestine 7-month voyage. However, when the mining operation discovers his plans, he is forced into a rapidly deteriorating set of probabilities.

Prince Valiant Vol. 10 : 1955-1956

Hal Foster, Tim Truman
December 9, 2014
$35.00 USD
112 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Fantasy
Series: Prince Valiant
9781606998007, 1606998005
Summary: Our tenth volume finds our band of heroes making their way back to the Kingdom of Thule by way of Constantinople and Eastern Russia. Soon they are attacked by a tribe of barbarians who kidnap Aleta for the great Dragada Khan who wants to make her one of his wives. After nearly being killed in battle, Valiant returns to his homeland only to find the threat of hunger hovers over Thule. As Val explores new ways of feeding the kingdom’s growing populace, raiders threaten the lives of his family and friends. The volume ends with Val’s return to Camelot, a tournament of champions, and the threat of new treachery in Cornwall. This volume also includes an introduction by legendary comics artist Timothy Truman, and a special gallery containing more of Hal Foster’s incredible Mountie paintings annotated by comics historian Brian M. Kane.

Creeping Death from Neptune : The Life And Comics Of Basil Wolverton Vol. 1

Basil Wolverton, Greg Sadowski
December 9, 2014
$39.99 USD
288 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Science Fiction
9781606995051, 1606995057
Summary: This is the first of two volumes reprinting copious amounts of comics stories and recounting the career of cartoonist Basil Wolverton. Based on his correspondence and journals, the biographical portion of the books follow Wolverton from childhood to adult day-to-day life as freelance cartoonist, itinerant handyman, persistent contest enterer, and local pastor of the Radio Church of God. Wolverton lived and worked in the Pacific Northwest, unique among the first generation of comic book pioneers. In the precious period before the industry calcified into a commercial institution, Wolverton was free to work under the radar to explore in detail his weird tales of the future. All of Wolverton’s non-humorous comic book stories will be presented in full, along with prime examples of his humorous comics and dozens of pages of unpublished art, including editorial drawings, advertisements, caricatures, pulp illustrations, rejected comic book covers, and unsold features.

Cochlea & Eustachia

Hans Rickheit
December 23, 2014
$19.99 USD
80 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606998014, 1606998013
Summary: Cochlea & Eustachia appear to be twin human girls, but this has yet to be confirmed. Their actions seem to be motivated less by curiosity than boredom and an inclination towards purposeless destruction. Any connate objective remains to be determined. They never stray apart from each other, out of an unspoken proclivity. Perhaps they keep together because they resemble each other; a mixture of vanity and comfort is the foundation of their constant companionship. They seem to consider any creature with dissimilar features as inept or untrustworthy. They are suspected of giving hypnotic suggestions to cats. They do not seem particularly malicious, just meddlesome. This new graphic novel from the author of the acclaimed Squirrel Machine is lighter in tone than his previous works, yet its myriad charms remain as sinister as Rickheit fans would expect.

Vapor

Max
December 9, 2014
$24.99 USD
120 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606994603, 1606994603
Summary: In this Spanish graphic novel, Nick flees the city into the desert, where he witness the procession of a queen.Disgusted and appalled with today’s noisy and noisome world in which all is spectacle and surface sensation, Nick flees into the solitude of the desert. But even as he manages to recover some sort of spiritual balance thanks to an ascetic regimen of fasting and meditation, he is seduced by the most spectacular and mesmerizing spectacle of all time: the procession of the Queen of Saba. In Vapor, the award-winning Spanish cartoonist Max engages in delightful philosophical mind games, starring another wildly stylized and endearing protagonist – this time deploying a striking, crisp black-and-white graphic style perfectly suited for this desert-based fantasia.

Tales Designed To Thrizzle Vol. 1

Michael Kupperman, Robert Smigel
August 15, 2014
$22.99 USD
160 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997642, 1606997645
Summary: The smash hit humor comic, now finally available in paperback! What are tales designed to thrizzle? Tales designed to thrizzle are about evil girls and their owls. They are about Jesus’ half-brother, the Mysterious Avenger, Dick Crazy, scary snakes, delicious bacon, Private Eye Johnny Silhouette, the Silver Knight, Murder She Didn’t Write, the Mannister, the Space Patrol, portraits where the eyes move, Pablo Picasso, sex blimps (and their logical inverse, sex holes), the hot boy band Boybank, soccer joust, Underpants-On-His-Head Man, Hercules the Public Domain Superhero, Cousin Granpa, Mister Boss-man, Mark Twain, the silent robot Citobor and, of course, the ’30s.

How To Be Happy

Eleanor Davis
August 17, 2014
$24.99 USD
144 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997406, 1606997408
Summary: Eleanor Davis’s How to be Happy is the artist’s first collection of graphic/literary short stories. Davis is one of the finest cartoonists of her generation, and has been producing comics since the mid-2000s. Happy represents the best stories she’s drawn for such curatorial venues as Mome and No-Brow, as well as her own self-publishing and web efforts. Davis achieves a rare, subtle poignancy in her narratives that are at once compelling and elusive, pregnant with mystery and a deeply satisfying emotional resonance. Happy shows the full range of Davis’s graphic skills – sketchy drawing, polished pen and ink line work, and meticulously designed full color painted panels- which are always in the service of a narrative that builds to a quietly devastating climax.

Special Exits

Joyce Farmer
August 2014
$22.99 USD
208 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997604, 1606997602
Summary: In the vein of Alison Bechdel or Harvey Pekar, Joyce Farmer’s memoir chronicles the decline of the author’s parents’ health, their relationship with one another and with their daughter, and how they cope with the day-to-day emotional fragility of the most taxing time of their lives. Set in southern Los Angeles (which makes for a terrifying sequence as blind Rachel and ailing Lars are trapped in their home without power during the 1992 Rodney King riots), Farmer details the slow, inexorable decline in Lars’ and Rachel’s health, and perfectly captures the timbre of the exchanges between a long-married couple: the affectionate bickering; their gallows humor; their querulousness as their bodies break down.

Twelve Gems

Lane Milburn
August 3, 2014
$19.99 USD
220 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606997512, 1606997513
Summary: This sci-fi epic takes place somewhere in the outer cosmos, beyond reckoning or observation. The mysterious Dr. Z has enlisted three space heroes to search the galaxy for the fabled Twelve Gems of Power: the hulking alien-brawn Furz; the beautiful and deadly sabre-wielding Venus; and the soft-spoken canine technician, Dogstar. They meet many strange and storied characters on their journey, but none so strange or sinister as their dear benefactor himself. With a heavy dose of humor and wall-to-wall action, this is one of the most action-packed and funny books of the year.

The Complete Eightball 1-18

Daniel Clowes
August 2014
$94.99 USD
454 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
Summary: Before he rose to fame as a filmmaker and the author of the best-selling graphic novels Ghost World, David Boring, Ice Haven, and The Death Ray, Daniel Clowes made his name from 1989 to 1997 by producing 18 issues of the beloved comic book series Eightball, which is still widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential comic book titles of all time. Now, for the 25th Anniversary of Eightball, Fantagraphics is collecting these long out-of-print issues in a slipcased set of two hardcover volumes, reproducing each issue in facsimile form exactly as they were originally published. Included are over 450 pages of vintage Clowes, including such seminal serialized graphic novels/strips/rants as “Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron,” “Ghost World,” “Pussey,” “I Hate You Deeply,” “Sexual Frustration,” “Ugly Girls,” “Why I Hate Christians,” “Message to the People of the Future,” “Paranoid,” “My Suicide,” “Chicago,” “Art School Confidential,” “On Sports,” “Zubrick and Pogeybait,” “Hippypants and Peace-Bear,” “Grip Glutz,” “The Sensual Santa,” “Feldman,” and so many more.

Hip Hop Family Tree Book 2 : 1981-1983

Ed Piskor
August 2014
$24.99 USD
112 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction
9781606997567, 1606997564
Summary: Covering the early years of 1981-1983, Hip Hop has made a big transition from the parks and rec rooms to downtown clubs and vinyl records. The performers make moves to separate themselves from the paying customers by dressing more and more flamboyant until a young group called RUN-DMC comes on the scene to take things back to the streets. This volume covers hits like Afrika Bambaataa’s Planet Rock, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s the Message, the movie Wildstyle and introduces superstars like NWA, The Beastie Boys, Doug E Fresh, KRS One, ICE T, and early Public Enemy. Cameos by Dolemite, LL Cool J, Notorious BIG, and New Kids on the Block (?!)!

Black Light : The World Of L. B. Cole

L B. Cole, Bill Schelly
August 30, 2014
$39.99 USD
272 pages Paperback / softback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction
9781606997628, 1606997629
Summary: L.B. Cole created some of the most bizarre, proto-psychedelic, eye-popping comic book covers of all time, yet remarkably this is the first retrospective of his career, featuring the largest collection of Cole covers ever assembled, in an oversize format that showcases his attention to detail and his versatility in all the popular comic book genres of the day. Cole burst into comics during the glory years of the Golden Age of comics. He was famous for his bold covers, usually featuring “poster colors” – brilliant primaries often over black backgrounds – and an over-the-top sense of the bizarre mixed with whimsy. There’s never been a comic book cover designer like L.B. Cole and there’s never been a book like this one.

Run Like Crazy Run like Hell

Doug Headline, Jacques Tardi, Jean-Patrick Manchet…
August 30, 2014
$19.99 USD
104 pages Hardback
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
9781606996201, 1606996207
Summary: After the teeth-rattling, one-two punch of West Coast Blues and Like a Sniper Lining Up His Shot, Jacques Tardi makes a third appointment with ace crime writer Jean-Patrick Manchette for his wildest adaptation yet. Michel Hartog, a rich industrialist, hires a troubled young woman, Julie, straight out of the psychiatric asylum to which she has been consigned for several years, to work as a nanny for his bratty nephew Peter. But Hartog’s seemingly altruistic impulse to help rehabilitate a troubled soul hides a darker motive: He plans to stage a fake kidnapping of his nephew and use Julie as a scapegoat. Unfortunately for Hartog, Julie proves infinitely more tough and resourceful than he expected, the kidnapping goes horribly, bloodily wrong, and now Julie and Peter are on the run, pursued both by the police and by Hartog’s goons, led by the aging but fantastically dangerous contract killer Thompson – one of Manchette’s most unforgettable creations, a golem of Terminator-like tenacity who is barely slowed down by physical punishment that would instantly kill a lesser man (he does not end the book with the same amount of eyes and feet as he started). As with the other Tardi/Manchette books, Run Like Crazy… is full of moments of pitch-black humor, and a strong current of socio-political satire runs beneath its bleak surface. It’s a ride to hell, but a devilishly fun one.

Comments

  1. Robert Kramer says:

    A good number (about 80%) of these titles have been on amazon for several months already. I know that’s not the same as an all-encompassing press announcement, but still.

  2. $500!

    (faints)

  3. Torsten Adair says:

    Actually, I use Edelweiss.
    And speaking of which…

  4. The Basil Wolverton collection is long overdue. That guy was an amazing artist — well beyond the majority of his peers. He really deserves a lot more recognition.

  5. Charles says:

    Am I being cheap or is $90+ pretty extortionate for the Complete 8 Ball?

  6. Charles says:

    Actually, that’s not too bad

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