In The Strange, French illustrator Jerome Ruillier tells the nonfiction story of an unnamed undocumented immigrant through the viewpoints of those he encounters. The 160-page, two-color trade paperback will be available in June for an MSRP of $21.95.
Artist and musician Genevieve Castree, who counted Herge among her influences, passed away in 2016 after a protracted battle with cancer. Her last work, A Bubble, is a brief but stunning contemplation of love and loss from the artist to her two-year-old daughter. The 16-page, full-color board book will be on sale in June for an MSRP of $12.95.
Underground comix pioneer Aline Kominsky-Crumb collects work from the 1970s to today in Love That Bunch. The artist’s only solo-authored work, Love That Bunch will be in stores in May. The 168-page, black-and-white hardcover has an MSRP of $14.95.
In Sabrina, Nick Drnaso explores conspiracy theories, mental breakdowns, murder, and more in the digital age. The 204-page, full-color hardcover will be on sale in May for an MSRP of $24.95.
Blame This on the Boogie is Rina Ayuyang’s autobiographical examination of how musicals helped her navigate cultural differences, postpartum depression, and political turmoil. The 160-page, full-color hardcover will be on sale in June for an MSRP of $21.95.
April will see the release of a new expanded edition of Craig Thomson’s travelogue Carnet de Voyage. The 256-page, black-and-white hardcover has an MSRP of $21.95.
The latest volumes of two beloved series will be available in July. Tove Jansson’s The Moomins and the Great Flood is a 56-page hardcover that has an MSRP of $16.95. The sixth volume of Shigeru Mizuki’s family-friendly manga series, Kitaro’s Yokai Battles, comes in at 192-pages and has an MSRP of $12.95.
These releases are in addition to previously announced 2018 titles from D&Q (see “D&Q Collects Independent Comics Masters in 2018”).
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