(March 1988)

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Publishing
Brand:
Vortex Comics
Editing:
William P. Marks (publisher)
Color:
colour covers; black and white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Gunfire!] (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
drama; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown

Indexer Notes

The cover is a collage of four panels from this issue's Ed the Happy Clown episode.

Returning to the Way Things Are (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown
Editing:
William P. Marks (publisher)

Genre:
drama; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown

Mark Part Six (Table of Contents)

The Gospels / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark the Evangelist (original scripture); Chester Brown (adaptation)
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
drama; biography; history; religious
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Simon Peter [Saint Peter]; Andrew the Apostle; James, Son of Zebedee; John the Apostle; Philip the Apostle; Bartholomew the Apostle; Thomas the Apostle; Matthew the Apostle; James, Son of Alphaeus; Thaddeus [Jude the Apostle]; Simon the Zealot; Judas Iscariot

Indexer Notes

A comics adaptation of the Gospel According to Mark 7:24-8:21.

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

Chester Brown hand-lettered this issue's letter column. It includes a letter by John MacLeod. All replies are by Chester Brown.

The Horror That's Trying to Eat Yummy Fur (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

An essay by Chester Brown that criticizes the proposed Canadian anti-obscenity bill C-54.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Gunfire!]
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. Returning to the Way Things Are
    Ed the Happy Clown
  3. 2. Mark Part Six
    The Gospels
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. The Horror That's Trying to Eat Yummy Fur
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • R. S. Martin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls