Publishers Weekly top anticipated titles of Fall 2019

“Fall 2019 Announcements: Comics & Graphic Novels” / Publishers Weekly / Meg Lemke / June 21, 2019

Much-anticipated titles by Chris Ware and Lynda Barry launch this fall alongside timely, topical debuts (and some quirky space opera and funnies—or it wouldn’t be comics!).

Top 10

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Making Comics

Lynda Barry. Drawn & Quarterly, Nov. 5, trade paper, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-77046-369-1

Influential indie cartoonist Barry follows up her bestselling Syllabus. Professor Skeletor (as she calls herself) doodles comics-making exercises, inspiring students to tap their inherent creativity.

Year of the Rabbit

Tian Veasna. Drawn & Quarterly, Oct. 1, trade paper, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-77046-376-9

Cambodian artist Veasna, who was born three days after the Khmer Rouge took over Phnom Penh, documents how his family survived the aftermath in this timely account.

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Listings

Drawn & Quarterly

The River at Night by Kevin Huizenga (Sept. 24, $34.95, ISBN 978-1-77046-374-5). Glenn Ganges has insomnia, and his attempts to sleep bring currents of consciousness that recall his career in the ’90s dot-com boom and bust; his marriage and its pleasures and small betrayals; and what he imagines it would be like to be someone else entirely.

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