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2009 Releases

2009 Releases

This is the complete list of books and comics released by Fantagraphics in 2009. 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!

$29.99
Hardcover, 10.5" x 14.25", 978-1-60699-141-1
Hal Foster 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.
Out of print

$28.99
Hardcover, 7.25" x 10", 978-1-60699-289-0, www.comixology.com/Strange-Suspense-The-Steve-Ditko-Archives-Vol-1/digital-comic/JUL090862, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/strange_suspense_by_steve_ditko/681, play.google.com/store/books/details/Steve_Ditko_Strange_Suspense?id=H9i5CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Before Spider-Man and Dr. Strange, Steve Ditko conjured horrors at his drawing table. Pre-Code work from his first 2 years in the industry. Sold out, but available digitally from comiXology.
✔ In print

$22.99
full color, Hardcover, 7.75" x 10.25", 978-1-60699-163-3, www.comixology.com/The-Red-Monkey-Double-Happiness-Book/digital-comic/45337, play.google.com/store/books/details/Joe_Daly_The_Red_Monkey_Double_Happiness_Book?id=DPZ3CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Joe Daly Set in sun-drenched Cape Town, South Africa, this book features two full-length stories, “The Leaking Cello Case” and “John Wesley Harding,” rife with mystery, suspense, action, adventure, conspiracy theories, cool cars and excellent weed.
✔ In print
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$14.99
black & white, Softcover, 7.5" x 9.25", 978-1-60699-168-8, www.comixology.com/Love-Rockets-New-Stories-2/digital-comic/26979, store.sequential.cc/catalogue/book/love_rockets_new_stories_2_by_gilbert_hernandez_and_jaime_hernandez/556, play.google.com/store/books/details/Gilbert_Hernandez_Love_and_Rockets?id=CfV3CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
The Hernandez Brothers Your 2nd annual eye-popping 100-page dollop of all-new L&R material! With the conclusion of Jaime's "Ti-Girls Adventures" and two from Gilbert: the surreal, wordless "Hypnotwist" and the mysterious "Sad Girl."
✔ In print

$12.99
black & white, Softcover, 6.5" x 8.5", 978-1-60699-297-5, www.comixology.com/Prison-Pit-Book-One/digital-comic/29285, play.google.com/store/books/details/Johnny_Ryan_Prison_Pit_Book_One?id=LvV3CgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Johnny Ryan An orgy of escalating ultraviolence and perversity as monster criminals battle for supremacy in a barren negative zone. Sold out, but available digitally at comiXology.

$39.99
black & white, Hardcover, 7" x 10.25", 978-1-56097-960-9
Gilbert Hernandez 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.
✔ In print
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$29.99
black & white, Hardcover, 12" x 5", 978-1-56097-975-3
Tony Millionaire A sumptuously designed hardcover collecting the second five years of the world's most riotous comic strip, featuring the high-seas hi-jinx of the booze-soaked corvid and simian stars of TV's The Drinky Crow Show.
✔ In print
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$39.99
black & white/color, Hardcover, 8.5" x 11", 978-1-60699-306-4
Brian M. Kane et al. The ultimate book for Valiant fans, long out of print, and now completely updated with over 30 years of material, new interviews & articles, rare archival material, and a special color section of strips from every era.
Out of print

$75.00
full color, Hardcover, 8" x 10", 978-1-60699-298-2, www.comixology.com/Gahan-Wilson-50-Years-of-Playboy-Cartoons/digital-comic/490056?ref=c2VhcmNoL2luZGV4L2Rlc2t0b3Avc2xpZGVyTGlzdC9pdGVtU2xpZGVy, play.google.com/store/books/details/Gahan_Wilson_Gahan_Wilson?id=HVWqDgAAQBAJ&hl=en
Gahan Wilson Over 1000 cartoons drawn by the master of the macabre, plus illustrated prose and articles, from 5 decades of Playboy magazine, in one incredible, beautifully designed 3-volume slipcased hardcover set.
✔ In print
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$60.00
duotone/full color, Hardcover, 8" x 10", 978-1-56097-933-3, www.comixology.com/Humbug/digital-comic/304860?ref=c2VhcmNoL2luZGV4L2Rlc2t0b3Avc2xpZGVyTGlzdC90b3BSZXN1bHRzU2xpZGVy, play.google.com/store/books/details/Jack_Davis_Humbug?id=0FgeDAAAQBAJ&hl=en
Harvey Kurtzman et al. 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.
Out of print

$29.99
color/b&w, Hardcover, 10.5" x 14.75", 978-1-60699-169-5
E.C. Segar Popeye’s most legendary — and epic — adventure highlights this volume of our acclaimed series, pitting the intrepid sailorman against the malevolent Sea Hag and her terrifying, grotesque sidekick the Goon, aided (or hindered) by Wimpy.
✔ In print

$24.99
black & white/color, Softcover, 8.5" x 11", 978-1-60699-305-7
Brian M. Kane et al. The ultimate book for Valiant fans, long out of print, and now completely updated with over 30 years of material, new interviews & articles, rare archival material, and a special color section of strips from every era.
Out of print