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Australia

Hagar the Horrible books were produced in several formats in Australia and New Zealand, not the least of which was the popular large soft-cover magazine size books. The publishers that produced these were Beaumont (from 1976 to 1984) and Capricorn (from 1985 to 1986). Budget Books also produced standard size paperbacks and some longer landscape books.

Many thanks to David Godfrey from New Zealand for image contribution

64-Page Books...

1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1985

192-Page Books

1977
1978
1979
1981
1982
1983
1985

Budget Books

No 1
No 2
No 3
No 4
No 5
No 6
No 7
No 8
No 9
No 10
No 11
No 12

The following books (No 1 and No 2 of the Budget Books landscape series) have recently been the topic of much discussion. It appears that there was a printing mixup during 1986/1987 so that both books ended up with the same comic strips in them (from No 2 in fact). With many thanks to James McCutcheon for bringing it to my attention, and to Mark Bishop from down under for this information you need to have to ensure you have the correct copies...

The CORRECT 1st printing (and some reprints) of "The Best of Hagar The Horrible No.1" has the ISBN 086801298X on the Copyright page and on the Bar code on the back cover. It has the introduction strip ending with "...devoted husband has returned".

The INCORRECT printing of "No.1" (perhaps only the 1986, 1987 reprint) has the "No.1" cover but it's contents is entirely "Even More of the Best of Hagar The Horrible No.2"! It has the ISBN 0868013358 on the Copyright page but (of course) the Bar code on the back cover is from "No.1". The first introduction strip ending with "with a cherry in mine".

The CORRECT first printing of "Even More of the Best of Hagar The Horrible No.2" has the ISBN 0868013358 on the Copyright page and the back cover. The first introduction strip ending with "with a cherry in mine".

The INCORRECT printing of "No.2" (probably only the 1986, 87 reprint) has the ISBN 086801298X on the Copyright page and the ISBN 0868013358 on the back cover.

No 1
No 2
No 3
No 4
No 5

1986

Thanks to James McCutcheon for this image
1987

Horwitz Grahame Books

1986

Yaffa Publishing
Anyone know anything about this book and if there were any others by Yaffa Publishing ?
Thanks to Mark Bishop for bringing it to my attention.

Circa 1981