For Better or For Worse: The Complete Library, Vol. 9

Hardcover
$49.99 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D   | 20 oz | 12 per carton
On sale Nov 05, 2024 | 496 Pages | 9798887241470
| Kids to Adults
Collect the beloved newspaper comic strip that chronicles the saga of the Patterson family in real time, over three decades, in this definitive edition.

The For Better or For Worse saga comes to an end in this final volume that finishes collecting Lynn Johnston’s comic strip masterpiece. A fire at Michael and Deanna’s apartment building leaves their family without a place to stay, but this coincides with John’s retirement and desire to downsize their house. April takes one last summer trip to the farm and gets a job at a veterinarian clinic. And finally, the entire cast comes together for the wedding of Elizabeth and Anthony.

This volume collects every strip from July 20, 2006, to the series’ conclusion on August 30, 2008, plus all of the new strips created for the second run in newspapers!
Lynn Johnston was born in Ontario and currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is the first woman to receive the Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society. She has also received the Order of Canada. Johnston began For Better or For Worse in 1979. She told the saga of the Pattersons for 29 years, until August 2008, when she retired from the daily production of new strips and storylines.

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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.

The For Better or For Worse saga comes to an end in this final volume that finishes collecting Lynn Johnston’s comic strip masterpiece. A fire at Michael and Deanna’s apartment building leaves their family without a place to stay, but this coincides with John’s retirement and desire to downsize their house. April takes one last summer trip to the farm and gets a job at a veterinarian clinic. And finally, the entire cast comes together for the wedding of Elizabeth and Anthony.

This volume collects every strip from July 20, 2006, to the series’ conclusion on August 30, 2008, plus all of the new strips created for the second run in newspapers!

Creators

Lynn Johnston was born in Ontario and currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is the first woman to receive the Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society. She has also received the Order of Canada. Johnston began For Better or For Worse in 1979. She told the saga of the Pattersons for 29 years, until August 2008, when she retired from the daily production of new strips and storylines.