Via Digital Spy:
Fantagraphics has announced a six-book deal with editor Greg Sadowski. All of the books will focus on old comic books.
Sadowski will produce a series of new collections of classic comic material for the publisher, reports ICv2.
The first collection, due in April 2010, is titled Four Color Fear: Forgotten Horror Comics of the 1950s. The massive 300 page book will feature comic book reprints by Ditko, Frazetta, Jack Cole, Basil Wolverton and Al Williamson.
The other planned titles, schedule for a one-a-quarter release are:
- Setting the Standard: Alex Toth at Standard Comics 1952-54,
- The Road to Plastic Man: The Golden Age Comics of Jack Cole 1937-41,
- Away from Home: EC Artists at Other Companies,
- Creeping Death from Neptune: Basil Wolverton’s Sci-Fi and Horror Comics 1938-55,
- and The Comic Book Frankenstein: The Monster According to Dick Briefer.