(May 1988)

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Comics Incorporated [CA]
Brand:
Vortex Comics
Editing:
Bill Marks (Publisher) [as William P. Marks]
Format:
Standard US Comic Size; Colour Cover; Black and White Interior; Saddlebound; Published Erratically

Flames of the Dark Pit! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Vampire
Keywords:
Alternative

Chester Brown's Yummy Fur (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for back issues of Yummy Fur from Vortex Comics. Includes a picture of a sculpture of Mary and baby Jesus where Jesus is holding a severed hand.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Destroy All Vampires (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Quincy and Quincy, Vampire Killers; Josie; Ed the Happy Clown
Synopsis:
Josie finds out she's a vampire and goes back into her body. The Vampire Killers kill the Pygmy hunter. Ed and Josie escape from the Adventures in Science building.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alternative

Mark 8:22-9:13 (Table of Contents)

Adaptation of the Gospel of Mark / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown (Adaptation)
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; Peter
Synopsis:
Jesus and his followers come to Bethsaida and Jesus talks to Elijah and Moses on a high mountain.
Keywords:
Biblical

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Chester Brown talks about almost getting kicked out of Vortex. Also a plug for The True North comic.

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

By Popular Demand! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for The Return of Mister X from Vortex Comics.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Flames of the Dark Pit!
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. Chester Brown's Yummy Fur
  3. 2. Destroy All Vampires
    Ed the Happy Clown
  4. 3. Mark 8:22-9:13
    Adaptation of the Gospel of Mark
  5. 4. The Fur Bag
  6. 5. By Popular Demand!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls