(February 1987)

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Comics Incorporated [CA]
Brand:
Vortex Comics
Format:
Standard US Comic Size; Colour Cover; Black and White Interior; Saddlebound; Published Erratically

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Man Who Couldn't Stop (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Colors:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Crime And Punishment (Table of Contents)

Ed The Happy Clown / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Chet Doodley; Doc; Ed The Happy Clown; Chief; Patrolman
Synopsis:
Chet loses his hand.
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Adventures In Science (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
How to tell worms and pianos apart.
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Garbage Day (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Madge; Hilda (Elda, Ergna, Irma)
Synopsis:
Madge is taking out the garbage.
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Indexer Notes

One character's name keeps changing.

My Old Neighborhood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
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The Man Who Couldn't Stop (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
That guy's on the toilet an awful long time.
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An Authentic Innuit Folk Song (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Quin; Fifi
Synopsis:
Quin the hunter needs a pee.
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Indexer Notes

The Innuit authenticity may be called into question.

I Live In The Bottomless Pit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A man on the run takes a flying leap.
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Confinement (Table of Contents)

Ed The Happy Clown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Ed The Happy Clown
Synopsis:
Ed is in prison.
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Adventures In Science (Table of Contents)

Ed The Happy Clown / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Ed The Happy Clown
Synopsis:
Some characters from previous stories interact and Ed escapes.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Couldn't Stop
  2. 1. Crime And Punishment
    Ed The Happy Clown
  3. 2. Adventures In Science
  4. 3. Garbage Day
  5. 4. My Old Neighborhood
  6. 5. The Man Who Couldn't Stop
  7. 6. An Authentic Innuit Folk Song
  8. 7. I Live In The Bottomless Pit
  9. 8. Confinement
    Ed The Happy Clown
  10. 9. Adventures In Science
    Ed The Happy Clown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Plowright
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls