Ad for Hard Boiled Defective Stories by Charles Burns, 1988.

Ad for Hard Boiled Defective Stories by Charles Burns, 1988.

Promotional ad for the first book collection of Maus by Art Spiegelman, 1986.

Promotional ad for the first book collection of Maus by Art Spiegelman, 1986.

Promotional ad for RAW #8, the final issue of the classic anthology series’ original large format run, edited by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly, 1986.

Promotional ad for RAW #8, the final issue of the classic anthology series’ original large format run, edited by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly, 1986.

Title page from ‘Manhattan’ as published in RAW #1 by Jacques Tardi (translation by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly), 1980.This classic will be collected, newly translated by Kim Thompson, along with three other Tardi tales of the Big Apple in New York Mon Amour from Fantagraphics, due April, 2012.

Title page from ‘Manhattan’ as published in RAW #1 by Jacques Tardi (translation by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly), 1980.

This classic will be collected, newly translated by Kim Thompson, along with three other Tardi tales of the Big Apple in New York Mon Amour from Fantagraphics, due April, 2012.