(July 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]
Color:
colour covers; black and white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (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:
Chet Doodley; Josie
Keywords:
Alternative

Subscribe (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

How He Went To Hell (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown; Chet Doodley; Josie; Brian Mulroney
Synopsis:
Josie hunts down Chet at the hospital so she can have sex with him and then kill him. She does this so he will go to Hell. Ed talks to his penis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alternative

Indexer Notes

Brian Mulroney in the story is the Prime Minister of Canada, but looks nothing like the real Brian Mulroney who was Prime Minister of Canada.

Mark 9:14-10:34 (Table of Contents)

The Gospels / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; 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; Lazarus [un-named]
Synopsis:
Jesus preaches on the Ten Commandments and raises Lazarus from the dead in Bethany.
Keywords:
Biblical

Indexer Notes

A comics adaptation of the Gospel According to Mark 9:14-10:34. The pages are numbered 48 to 56.

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Handlettered by Chester Brown. Letters from Wayne Honath, P. Craig Russell, Jay Geldhof and Will Pfeifer. Also includes notes on Mark.

Chester Brown's Yummy Fur (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

By Popular Demand! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. Subscribe
  3. 2. How He Went To Hell
    Ed the Happy Clown
  4. 3. Mark 9:14-10:34
    The Gospels
  5. 4. The Fur Bag
  6. 5. Chester Brown's Yummy Fur
  7. 6. By Popular Demand!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • R. S. Martin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls