Drawn & Quarterly's fall 2018 catalog reveals a few more entries in the publisher's lineup for this year.
In Bad Friends
, Korean Comics Prize and Angouleme Prix Revelation winner Ancco explores the friendship between Jinju and her best friend Jung-ae as they navigate abuse and cultural upheaval in 1990s South Korea. The 176-page, black-and-white paperback will be in stores in September for an MSRP of $19.95.
Also in September, cartoonist Tom Gauld will visit The Snooty Bookshop
with a postcard set that compiles 30 of Gauld’s most beloved strips for the Guardian. The full-color postcard set has an MSRP of $14.95.
A new paperback edition of Guy Delisle Pyongyang
is planned for August. The acclaimed international bestseller about Delisle’s journey in North Korea will feature a new cover and introduction by Gore Verbinski, who worked on a film version of the graphic novel (see “Gore Verbinski Does 'Pyongyang'
”) before the North Korean hack of Sony scuttled the project (see “Graphic Novel Adaptation Scrapped
”). The 192-page, black-and-white graphic novel has an MSRP of $19.95.
A group of newly homeless fairies tries to adapt to their new life in the forest in a paperback edition of Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoet’s Eisner-nominated Beautiful Darkness
(see “The 2015 Eisner Award Nominees
”). The 120-page, full-color paperback will be in stores in October for an MSRP of $18.95.
For previous announcements of Drawn & Quarterly’s 2018 catalog, see “D&Q Collects Independent Comics Masters in 2018,” “'Coyote Doggirl' OGN,” “D&Q Enters 'Woman World',” and “BD by Ruillier, Castree in D&Q's Spring List.”