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2008 Releases

2008 Releases

This is the complete list of books and comics released by Fantagraphics in 2008. See our New Releases page for the 20 most recent arrivals, and our Upcoming Arrivals page for future releases which are available for pre-order. Keep up to date with all our new releases by subscribing to the Fantagraphics New Releases RSS Feed!

$12.95
Pages: 64, black & white, Softcover, 7" x 10", 1-56097-463-X, 978-1-56097-463-5, Year: 2008, www.comixology.com/Hey-Wait/digital-comic/110665, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/hey_wait_by_jason/781, play.google.com/store/books/details/Jason_Hey_Wait?id=WMV7CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Jason This superbly evocative story by the award-winning Norwegian cartoonist is a tale of childhood friendship and tragedy, and the terrible lingering aftereffects thereof. Gilbert Hernandez calls this one of the best graphic novels ever.
✔ In print
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$14.95
black & white, Softcover, 6" x 9", 978-1-60699-140-4
This volume in our long-running series of vintage dirty comix focuses on sassy cartoon women straight off the funny pages from those dear departed days (Dixie Dugan, Fritzi Ritz, Black Cat, Astra, Winnie Winkle, Dumb Dora) and a few who are still around.
✔ In print
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$14.95
black & white/color, Hardcover, 8" x 7.5", 978-1-56097-894-7
Debbie Drechsler A new edition of the groundbreaking collection of short comic stories. Drechsler's quasi-memoir is one of the most searingly honest, empathetic, and profoundly disturbing uses of the comics medium in its history.
Out of print

$12.95
Pages: 48, full color, Softcover, 7" x 10", 978-1-56097-889-3, Year: 2008, www.comixology.com/Last-Musketeer/digital-comic/118980, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/the_last_musketeer_by_jason/955, play.google.com/store/books/details/Jason_The_Last_Musketeer?id=gwSlCgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Jason Perhaps Jason's loopiest premise: the by-now centuries old musketeer Athos has been reduced to a suavely dressed but useless near-panhandler. All this changes when Martians attack Earth, and suddenly a swashbuckling hero is needed.
✔ In print
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$34.99
color/b&w, Softcover, 9" x 12", 978-1-56097-706-3, www.comixology.com/Rebel-Visions-The-Underground-Comix-Revolution/digital-comic/459998?ref=c2VhcmNoL2luZGV4L2Rlc2t0b3Avc2xpZGVyTGlzdC90b3BSZXN1bHRzU2xpZGVy, play.google.com/store/books/details/Patrick_Rosenkranz_Rebel_Visions?id=XyBmDAAAQBAJ&hl=en
Patrick Rosenkranz This definitive chronicle is the only major historical work about the most influential artistic movement in America since the Beat Generation. Now in a newly designed, expanded and revised softcover edition.
✔ In print
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$12.95
Pages: 48, full color, Softcover, 7" x 10", 1-56097-742-6, 978-1-56097-742-1, Year: 2006, www.comixology.com/Left-Bank-Gang/digital-comic/118985, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/the_left_bank_gang_by_jason/563, play.google.com/store/books/details/Jason_The_Left_Bank_Gang?id=7MV7CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Jason Set in 1920s Paris, this is a deliciously inventive re-imagining of the great literary figures of the period (Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Pound, and Joyce) as graphic novelists... and perpetrators of a thrilling, double-crossing heist!
✔ In print
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$29.95
black & white, Hardcover, 15" x 11", 978-1-56097-854-1
George Herriman A unique, stand-alone collection of some of the most graphic and brilliantly conceived daily strips ever created, along with many other gems, including the very first stand-alone Krazy & Ignatz strips and more rarities.
Out of print

$29.99
Pages: 720, monochrome, Softcover, 6.25" x 8.5", 978-1-56097-915-9, Year: 2017, www.comixology.com/Bottomless-Belly-Button/comics-series/8953, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/bottomless_belly_button_by_dash_shaw/717, play.google.com/store/books/details/Dash_Shaw_Bottomless_Belly_Button?id=pAOlCgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Dash Shaw In this atmospheric, nuanced 700+ page comedy-drama, the announcement of a planned divorce by Maggie & David Loony sparks a week-long family reunion at the dysfunctional family's creepy (and possibly haunted) beach house.
✔ Pre-Order
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This product will be shipped on 03/15/2018

$19.95
black & white, Hardcover, 6" x 6.5", 978-1-56097-884-8, www.comixology.com/Lust-Kinky-Online-Personal-Ads/digital-comic/490116?ref=c2VhcmNoL2luZGV4L2Rlc2t0b3Avc2xpZGVyTGlzdC9pdGVtU2xpZGVy, play.google.com/store/books/details/Ellen_Forney_Lust?id=VmAsDgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Ellen Forney Cartoons celebrating the sometimes stunningly crude, sometimes surprisingly sweet world of personal classifieds. Forney illustrates the most interesting, outrageous, or idiosyncratic ad in each week's The Stranger.
✔ In print
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$29.99
black & white with color, Hardcover, 10.5" x 14.75", 978-1-56097-962-3
E.C. Segar Our third volume collecting the entirety of Segar's original Popeye (Thimble Theatre) covers 1932-1934 and includes the never-republished extra-large strips set at the Chicago World's Fair and an insightful scholarly essay.
✔ In print

$16.99
Pages: 120, black & white, Softcover, 7" x 10", 1-56097-497-4, Year: 2008, www.comixology.com/Sshhhh/digital-comic/114225, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/sshhhh_by_jason/981, play.google.com/store/books/details/Jason_Sshhhh?id=6cR7CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Jason A sharp suite of short tales, ranging from funny to terrifying to surreal to touching, all told entirely in pantomime. Jason's clean, deadpan art style hides a wealth of emotion and human complexity, leavened with a wicked wit.
✔ In print
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$34.99
full color, Hardcover, 8" x 8", 978-1-56097-949-4, www.comixology.com/Beasts-Book-Two/digital-comic/490001?ref=c2VyaWVzL3ZpZXcvZGVza3RvcC9ncmlkTGlzdC9SZWNlbnRBZGRpdGlvbnM, play.google.com/store/books/details/Various_Artists_Beasts?id=LteeDgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Various Artists Like the first book, this deluxe collection includes a Who’s Who of the contemporary art world, collectively crafting a menagerie of mythological creatures, monsters, beasts and things that go bump in the night.
✔ In print
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