American Flagg Hard Times HC (1985 First Publishing) comic books
Signed and numbered by Howard Chaykin - First Comics Graphic Novel Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects American Flagg (1983-1988 1st Series) #1-6. Story and art by Howard Chaykin. The story takes place in America, circa 2031, a time when the phone company owns the U.S. government and people live in shopping malls and fornicate with reckless abandon. Ex-actor Reuben Flagg, now a "Plexus Ranger," undertakes a mission to thwart weekly gang rampages. American Flagg is equal parts action and social satire. Written and drawn by Howard Chaykin. Includes a special nine-page prelude and an introduction by Michael Moorcock. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color. NOTE: Limited to 1,800 copies. Cover price $35.95.