For Better or For Worse, Vol. 1: 1979-1982


by Lynn Johnston
Edited & Designed by Dean Mullaney, Kurtis Findlay, and Lorraine Turner

Oversized 11″ x 8.5″ full color hardcover-with-dustjacket, 544 pp.


Volume 1 of 9 books to collect the complete three decades of For Better or For Worse.

This book starts at the very beginning and reprints more than three years of the daily and Sunday comics. All Sunday comics are printed in color! It’s the definitive For Better or For Worse library!

“Here, from a woman’s perspective, was the reality of daily domestic life—beautifully drawn social satire, unafraid to skewer male chauvinism, or explore the twin challenges of women’s lib and motherhood. Johnston’s groundbreaking strip remains critical without being caustic and sweet without being sentimental.” — The Globe and Mail

“Fans of the highest virtuosity in cartooning will relish this deluxe introduction to the Patterson’s heartfelt and delightful story.”—Library Journal (starred review)

Check out this priceless video of Lynn seeing the book for the first time!

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