From ABLAZE Publishing
Posted by ICv2 on June 2, 2021 @ 6:34 am CT
Publisher: ABLAZE Publishing
Release Date: June 24, 2021
Cover Price: $39.99
Writer: Jim Lawrence
Artist(s): Jorge Longaron, Gray Morrow
Cover: Jorge Longaron
Format: 304 pgs., Full-Color, 9"x12", Hardcover
Publisher Description. For the first time ever, the classic Friday Foster newspaper color comic strip created by James D. "Jim" Lawrence (of Buck Rogers and James Bond fame) and illustrated by acclaimed Spanish artist, Jorge "Jordi" Longarón, then later Gray Morrow is collected.
The strip is the first mainstream, nationally syndicated comic strip (Chicago Tribune) starring an African American character in the title role. It ran from 1970-1974 and inspired the 1975 movie of the same name starring Pam Grier. The Friday Foster comic strip is the story of a former nightclub "camera bunny" turned photographer’s assistant turned fashion model.
In addition to including all 214 Friday Foster Sunday comic strips with completely remastered colors and letters, the book will include a significant bonus section including multiple interviews, an expanded sketchbook section, artwork, photos, essays, articles, behind-the-scenes info, and more!
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