(January 2011)

Fantagraphics, 2011 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
35.00 USD
Pages:
248
On-sale date:
2011-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
FB
ISBN:
978-1-60699-362-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781606993620 53500
Editing:
Rick Norwood; Gary Groth (Editorial Liaison); Adam Grano (designer); Paul Baresh (production)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior with small color section
Dimensions:
9.25" x 9.25"
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; White matte interior
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series; Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buz Sawyer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Buz Sawyer

Crane's Great Gamble (Table of Contents)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeet Heer
Pencils:
Roy Crane (illustrations)
Inks:
Roy Crane (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

["Christmas Eve, 1942:"] (Table of Contents)

Buz Sawyer / comic story / 202 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane; Ed Granberry
Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Letters:
Roy Crane

Genre:
adventure; aviation; war
Characters:
Buz Sawyer; Rosco Sweeney; Chili Harrison; Tot Winter; Dr. John Sawyer; Mary Sawyer; Hinena; Fritz von Steuben; April Forrest; Ted Sawyer; Peggy Sawyer; Veeby Smith; Colonel Bushira; Pops Ruggles; Jimmy; Beano; Captain Gulliver; Commander Smith; Major Yamasaki; the Cobra [Maharani Nasinga]; Sucha; Yogi Woegi; Mary Mason; Colonel Lynn; General Watanabi; Jack Hanson; Penfield Winter; Spot; Christy Jameson; Mrs. Winter; Colonel Cedric; Commander Flint; Rita; Kissable Jones; Wiggy Higgins; Gooch; Scuttlebutt; Orville Hix; Bushira; Ushayki
Synopsis:
Pilot Buz Sawyer and his gunner Rosco Sweeney fight in the Pacific Theater during World War II, meeting the Japanese in aerial battles. Buz is also romanced by the guerilla fighter Maharani Nasinga. On a visit home to Willow Springs, Buz is pressured into an engagement with Tot Winter, despite his strong feelings for Christy Jameson. Buz returns to the war in time to fight in the last few months before Japan's surrender then prepares to return home for good.
Reprints:
  • from Buz Sawyer daily (King Features) 1943-11-01 - 1945-10-05
Keywords:
Fujiyama; Halmahera; Melatonga; Monterey; Morotai; Tinabonga; Tippecanoe; Willow Springs

Roy Crane Letters (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane; Ward Greene; Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Three letters from Crane's personal correspondence files.

[Original Buz Sawyer Art] (Table of Contents)

Buz Sawyer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Letters:
Roy Crane

Genre:
adventure; aviation; war
Characters:
Buz Sawyer; Rosco Sweeney
Synopsis:
Original Buz Sawyer art from Roy Crane's personal files.

Selected Sundays (Table of Contents)

Buz Sawyer / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane; Ed Granberry
Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Roy Crane

Genre:
humor; aviation; war
Characters:
Rosco Sweeney; Buz Sawyer; Captain Gulliver; Butch; John Hoolahan; Chili Harrison; Pops Ruggles; Orville Hix
Synopsis:
Buz's pal Rosco gets into various comedic misadventures amongst the other sailors, including a boxing match.
Reprints:
  • from Buz Sawyer Sundays (King Features) 1943-11-28 - 1943-12-26, 1944-01-30, 1933-03-19, 1944-05-07 - 1944-06-11, 1944-09-03, 1945-02-25
Keywords:
Tippecanoe

[Creator Biographies] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roy Crane (illustration)
Inks:
Roy Crane (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Buz Sawyer

["[Roy Crane] is a treasure. There is still no one around who draws any better."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Buz Sawyer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buz Sawyer
  2. 1. Crane's Great Gamble
  3. 2. ["Christmas Eve, 1942:"]
    Buz Sawyer
  4. 3. Roy Crane Letters
  5. 4. [Original Buz Sawyer Art]
    Buz Sawyer
  6. 5. Selected Sundays
    Buz Sawyer
  7. 6. [Creator Biographies]
  8. 7. ["[Roy Crane] is a treasure. There is still no one around who draws any better."]
    Buz Sawyer
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