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For Better or For Worse: The Complete Library, Vol. 6

by (author) Lynn Johnston

IDW Publishing
Initial publish date
Apr 2022
Comic Strips & Cartoons, Marriage & Family, Contemporary Women
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2022
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Collect the beloved newspaper comic strip that chronicles the saga of the Patterson family in real time, over three decades, in this definitive edition.

Romance is in the air as Michael starts dating a girl he hasn’t seen since childhood. Something tells him that she is “the one,” but only if he can first make it through the stress of attending university! The trials of school affect his younger siblings, as Elizabeth struggles to find her identity in the halls of high school and April begins kindergarten!

Meanwhile, Elly has to deal with the loss of a loved one, and John comes to peace with hitting the big 5-0. And if that isn’t enough, Gordon and Tracey have a baby, Weed and Mike go on a world tour, and Lawrence meets his father for the first time!

Lynn Johnston closes out the ’90s with pathos, affection, and of course, laughter! Includes every comic strip from September 1, 1996 through the end of 1999.

About the author

Lynn Johnston est l'illustratrice et la créatrice de la bande dessinée For Better or For Worse (trad. Pour le meilleur et le pire), publiée par l'intermédiaire d'agences dans plus de 2000 journaux répartis dans 160 pays. Elle a étudie les arts au Vancouver College of Art et a débuté comme illustratrice de revues médicales à l'U. McMaster.

En 1979, Johnston a crée sa célèbre bande dessinée. Elle s'est inspirée de sa vie familiale quotidienne et de son vécu. Plus de 20 livres regroupent ses bandes dessinées, parmi lesquels David, We're Pregnant!, Do They Ever Grow Up?, Hi Mom! Hi Dad!, Happiness is a Warm Puddle et If This Is a Lecture, How Long Will it Be?

Elle est la première femme à gagner le US National Cartoonists Society Ruben Award, en 1985, quand elle est proclamée meilleure bédéiste de l'année. Johnston est nommée Membre de l'Ordre du Canada en 1992 et est la première bédéiste à introduire un personnage homosexuel dans une bande dessinée canadienne destinée au grand public (1993). Elle est mise en nomination pour le Prix Pulitzer en 1994.

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