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Big Dirty Duck Book Forthcoming

February 27, 2017

Dirty Duck Book
Dirty Duck, by Bobby London

Reader Rob informs me that a new large format book, comprising nearly all of Bobby London’s Dirty Duck strips, is coming out in June. I know Dirty Duck from the National Lampoon, but the strip also appeared earlier in Air Pirates Funnies and later in Playboy, and apparently in a few other places. (I wonder if it includes the flip book animation from National Lampoon Comics?) It’s a hardcover book with over 300 pages, and you can pre-order it now from Amazon.

Update: As of January 2024, the book is still not published, unfortunately.


07/31/17 Amazon has just informed me that the release has been cancelled. I hope this is only a postponement and not permanent.

—John Dobbins

July 31, 2017 5:43 pm

Bummer. I hope you're right about it only being postponed.


August 1, 2017 3:08 pm

The IDW site now says the book will be published in July 2018. The "Coming Soon!" headline on that page seems a bit rich, all things considered, but it looks like there is still hope.


October 10, 2017 10:59 pm

It's been more than a year since I first sent word about this still-unpublished book -- but apparently there is light at the end of the tunnel. Bobby London posted a comment on Aug. 25 on his Facebook page that the project continues "apace." So it looks like something will be published at some point.


August 30, 2018 10:27 pm

Great! Thanks for the update.


August 30, 2018 10:40 pm

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