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Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 1-1ST Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Crockett Johnson.

    Fantagraphics introduces Barnaby, with it's playful mix of fantasy, wit and elegantly spare images, to a new generation of children and parents.

    Created by Crockett Johnson (Harold and the Purple Crayon) in the 1940's, this five-volume series, with art direction by graphic novelist Daniel Clowes (Ghost World), will collect the entirety of the original newspaper strips!

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 6-in. x 10 1/2-in., 336 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Crockett Johnson.

    The second in a five volume series collecting Crockett Johnson's comic strip masterpiece features the years 1944-1945.

    In this volume, Barnaby and his Fairy Godfather, J.J. O'Malley, take a trip to D.C. to serve in Congress, and Launcelot McSnoyd, the invisible leprechaun is introduced. Also, O'Malley enlists Barnaby on a seaside treasure hunt. Plus Ermine hunters, soap salesmen and more!

    Foreword by Jules Feiffer and designed by Dan Clowes!

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 6-in. x 10 1/2-in., 372 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Crockett Johnson.

    The third volume of Crockett Johnson's comic strip masterpiece continues the misadventures of Barnaby Baxter and his Fairy Godfather J.J. O'Malley.

    The magic of Barnaby is its mix of fantasy and satire paired with Crockett Johnson's clean, spare art.

    This volume features an introduction by Jeff Smith (Bone) and is designed by Barnaby superfan Daniel Clowes (Ghost World).

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 6-in. x 10 1/2-in., 376 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 4-1ST Barnaby HC (2013-2020 Fantagraphics) By Crockett Johnson 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing.

    Story and art by Crockett Johnson.

    Volume Four collects the post-WWII years, continuing five-year-old Barnaby Baxter and his Fairy Godfather's misadventures.

    In its combination of sly wit, a child's feeling of wonder and a keen eye for the ridiculous, Barnaby expanded our sense of what comics can do. The magic of Barnaby resides in its mix of fantasy and satire, amplified by the elegance of Crockett Johnson's clean, spare art.

    Designed by Daniel Clowes, this volume features a foreword by cartoonist Trina Robbins, and essays by comics historian Jared Gardner and Johnson biographer Philip Nel.

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 6-in. x 10 1/2-in., 372 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $49.99.