Previews Solicitations for September Shipping

“Previews Solicitations for September Shipping” / Diamond Comics / Diamond Comics / May 8, 2003

September Shipping

Product Information Sheet

Title: Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography
Writers’ and Artists’ Names: Chester Brown

Intended Audience: Mature audiences

Format: Cloth, B/W, 260 pages, 6 x 9
Retail Price: $24.95

Ship Date: September 1st, 2003
ISBN: 1-896597-63-7

Synopsis:

Nominated for 2 Harveys and 2 Eisners for Best Continuing Series and Best Artist! This is one of the most hotly anticipated graphic novels of 2003. Now a gorgeous hardcover graphic novel with extensive notes, maps, and annotations by the author.

Chester Brown reveals in the dusty closet of Canadian history there are some skeletons that won’t stop rattling. Was Louis Riel one of the founding fathers of a nation, or a murderer who nearly tore a country apart? He was so charismatic he was elected to government twice while in exile with a prize on his head--but also impassioned his erratic behavior cast serious doubts on his sanity.

Title: I Never Liked You
Writers’ and Artists’ Names: Chester Brown

Intended Audience: Mature audiences

Format: Paper, B/W, 185 pages, 6 x 9
Retail Price: $15.95

Ship Date: September 1st, 2003
ISBN: 1-896597-14-0

Synopsis:
This is essential graphic novel reading, according to the New York Times and Library Journal. Make sure you have the classic memoir that Brown calls "in my humble opinion my best book ever." Brown’s haunting story of withdrawn adolescence and family mental illness is told with a stark, poetic elegance and urgency. Find out why The Onion declared Chester Brown "should be declared a national treasure."

Title: The Little Man
Writers’ and Artists’ Names: Chester Brown

Intended Audience: Mature audiences

Format: Cloth, B/W, 172 pages, 6 x 9
Retail Price: $24.95

Ship Date: September 1st, 2003
ISBN: 1-896597-16-5

Synopsis:
A handsome, hardcover book and a smart companion volume to Louis Riel, featuring Chester Brown’s signature design sensibility. A comprehensive fifteen year overview of short stories from one of today’s best cartoonists. Many of these strips originally appeared in Brown’s original comic book series, Yummy Fur. A cult classic from one of comics legends.

Title: The Playboy
Writers’ and Artists’ Names: Chester Brown

Intended Audience: Mature audiences

Format: Paper, B/W, 170 pages, 6 x 9
Retail Price: $12.95

Ship Date: September 1st, 2003
ISBN: 0-9696701-1-7

Synopsis:
D+Q’s first graphic novel, The Playboy is Chester Brown's courageous, frank and deeply unsettling account of his relationship with pornography. It begins in 1975 with an abandoned copy of Playboy. Guilt shadows Chester for the next 15 years as he tracks the influence of pornography on his relationships with women. A graphic novel collected from the pages of his classic comic book series Yummy Fur.




 

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