You probably haven’t even had a chance to pick your copy of volume two yet, but look out! Coming in April 2019, we finish up the first decade of Lynn Johnston’s long-running family drama in FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, VOL. 3: 1986-89! Three-and-a-half years of dailies and full-color Sundays in one massive book!
The Library of American Comics is kicking off 2019 with bang! Coming in January: STEVE CANYON, VOL. 9: 1963-1964, next volume from the comprehensive collection of Milton Caniff’s action adventure strip bring us to the dawn of the Vietnam war and is made up entirely of never-before reprinted dailies and full-color Sundays!
Today is Alex Toth’s birthday (born this day in 1928) and we here at The Library of American Comics can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to announce a new book full of comic art by one of the masters of the medium! Coming in March 2019: TREASURES RETOLD: THE LOST ART OF ALEX TOTH!
Coming in October 2018, The Man of Steel enters the Silver Age in full eye-popping color! The Library of American Comics proudly presents SUPERMAN: THE SILVER AGE SUNDAYS, VOL. 1—1959-1963, the first of two volumes that will cover Superman’s adventures in the 1960s!
We know you’ve been waiting, but the wait is over! Coming November 2018, The Library of American Comics proudly presents THE LIBRARY OF AMERICAN COMICS ESSENTIALS, VOL. 12: BARON BEAN, 1918, the concluding volume of George Herriman’s hilarious daily strip starring the self-appointed Baron Bean. Now the complete Baron Bean will be reprinted for the first time ever—three volumes that will be a must-have for fans of century-old comics!
Little Orphan Annie moves into the ’50s in this new collection in our long-running series starring that unwavering red-headed orphan and her pals!
Coming November 2018, The Library of American Comics proudly presents THE COMPLETE LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, VOL. 15: OPEN SEASON FOR TROUBLE, written and illustrated by Harold Gray.
Here’s hoping this still-New-Year is off to a fine start for our readers and all the visitors to this space! It’s been a mighty frosty start to 2018 here in New England (as it was in many parts of the country), where we tied the meteorological record for twelve consecutive days where the high temperature never topped twenty degrees. It’s been so cold in the greater Boston area that my intrepid dog, Gypsy, has consented to wearing the sweater my wife bought for her on December 29th (something I never thought she would do) —
Despite the wintry chill in my area, I’m working on a variety of LOAC projects that promise to make 2018 a hot year indeed! Let me offer you a tiny peek at what you’ll be seeing under our logo in the weeks and months ahead.
We here at the Library are checking out Star Wars: The Last Jedi today! We are so excited that we just had to share some special Star Wars news with you!
Coming September 2018, The Library of American Comics proudly presents STAR WARS: THE CLASSIC NEWSPAPER COMICS, VOL. 3, written by Archie Goodwin and illustrated by Al Williamson. This is the final of three books that will complete your Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics collection!
We loved last month’s release of Man of the Great North by the legendary Hugo Pratt, so why not follow that up with even more Pratt?
Coming July 2018, LOAC’s sister imprint EuroComics presents CORTO MALTESE: TANGO, volume seven in the acclaimed European classic by Hugo Pratt, Translated by Dean Mullaney and Simone Castaldi.