April 14, 2010 | News

Rosebud Archives Announces 2010 Slate and Beyond

Our commitment to mining graphic gems marches on with a slate of releases for the rest of this year and beyond. We have to keep mum about some projects, including a major comics reprint of a long-desired title, but get ready for some exciting surprises. We will also continue to release new prints and portfolios on a regular basis and branch out into new formats. So fasten your seatbelts folks! It’s going to be a fun ride…

 

PEOPLE OF NOTES

by Gluyas Williams

Release Date: Summer 2010

A portfolio of twenty musical portraits by the inimitable Gluyas Williams. Williams’ unique style and approach create humorous and elegant depictions of symphonic personalities.

 

 

THE BIRDS-EYE VIEWS OF HARRISON CADY

by Harrison Cady

Release Date: Summer 2010

The inaugural entry into our “Kids at Play” series, which will feature children in the comics, is an over-sized collection of Harrison Cady’s elaborate tableaus. Further installments in this series will feature Clare Briggs, J.R. Williams, H.T. Webster, Dwig, and many others.

 

 

THE APOCALYPSE

by Albrecht D√ľrer

Release Date: Summer 2010

D√ľrer’s immortal woodcuts of the End-of-Days are here impeccably reproduced in a large format portfolio featuring historical and religious context.

 

 

CAMARA OBSCURA

by Leal de Camara

Release Date: Fall 2010

Before Herschfeld, before Freuh and Covarrubias there was Leal de Camara.¬†Reproduced in this book, for the first time, are all of Camara’s caricature portraits¬†from the pages of L’Assiette au Beurre and its supplements depicting then-notable figures from turn-of-the-centry France and around the world. The first of many forthcoming projects collecting material from the great graphics magazine.

 

 

THE END: ILLUSTRATIONS FROM OVER A CENTURY OF ENDINGS

by various

Release Date: Fall 2010

Collected in this book¬† are various images and spot illustrations accompanying the words “The End” from various books and magazines.

 

 

SUBURBAN HEIGHTS, or: THE MISADVENTURES OF FRED PERLEY

by Gluyas Williams

Release Date: Fall 2010

Our commitment to the astonishing work of Gluyas Williams continues with this collection of amusing panel cartoons “glorifying” the daily trials and tribulations facing middle-aged suburbian Fred Perley. From his morning commute to his failures at home improvement, a life here is collected in handsome fashion.

 

 

JUGEND – COVERS FROM A LANDMARK MAGAZINE

One of the most stunning magazines the world has known featured some of the most innovative, striking, and varied covers ever seen. This book presents the first installment in our comittment to collecting this historic magazine.

Release Date: Fall 2010

 

 

RACE

An examination of racial depictions from over a century and how they shape our views today.

Release Date: Winter 2010

 

 

CHARLES DANA GIBSON 

The first book in our series devoted to the great pen and ink masters features the intricate and lucious work of one of the most prolific craftsman of his day.

Release Date: Winter 2010

 

 

KLEY – One of the most influential pen and ink artists is given the deluxe treatment in a variety of formats and publications.

Release Date: Winter 2010

 

 

GEORGE HERRIMAN’S EARLY MASTERPIECES- the first in our volumes collecting the complete comics of the NY World features the early work of Krazy Kat’s famous father.

Release Date: Winter 2010

 

 

COVERS FROM L’ASSIETTE AU BEURRE

Release Date: Winter 2010

Continuing our reprint agenda of this touchstone magazine, as well as our series on the Great Magazine Covers, this collection of covers from the radical and biting French magazine that Art Spiegelman called the best magazine in the world features the most inspired covers from a just-over-decade-long run.

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COMING IN 2011: Future titles will include a compilation of comics-related pins and buttons, collections of graphic satire from the 19th and 20th century, Toonerville Folks, Edwina’s Dogs, Palmer Cox’s Brownies, Twee Deedle Story Books (in conjuction with Fantagraphics’ and Marschall Books’ Twee Deedle reprint project), Harrison Cady’s Peter Rabbit Story Books, Red, White, and Blue¬† (a series of products reproducing great patriotic images: war posters; political posters; ‚Äúpro‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúanti‚ÄĚ advocacy art; anti-war posters; War-bond posters; propaganda; etc), Cartoon New York, Big Little Nemo in Slumberland, and many, many more!

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