([September 1988])

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
[none given]
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

No indicia in comic (looks like space was left on inside back cover but it wasn't printed). Date of September 1988 based on bi-monthly publication and previous and next issue dates.


["I'm back!"] (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:
Ronald Reagan of the Micro-Dimension; Nancy Reagan of the Micro-Dimension
Keywords:
Alternative

Going Home (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown; Bick; Mrs. Backman; Gerry
Synopsis:
Bick and Ed get their penis's switched. Mrs. Backman brings Ed home from the hospital thinking it is her husband. Gerry tells the RCMP that he's seen Ed. The RCMP come and take away Bick.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Alternative

Indexer Notes

Starts on inside front cover.

Mark 10:35-12:27 (Table of Contents)

The Gospels / comic story / 10 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; James, Son of Zebedee; John the Apostle; Bartimaeus; Simon Peter [Saint Peter]; Andrew 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; the Pharisees
Synopsis:
Jesus preaches, heals Bartimaeus the blind man, enters Jerusalem on a colt. He also curses a fig tree and throws the money traders out of the temple.
Keywords:
Biblical

Indexer Notes

A comics adaptation of the Gospel According to Mark 10:35-12:27.

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. Notes on Mark. Mention of Yummy Fur minicomics with prices. Issues 1 to 7 and the compilation of issues 1-6. Stated that they were reprinted in first 3 issues of Yummy Fur. Inside back cover.

Strip Aids USA (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm back!"]
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. Going Home
    Ed the Happy Clown
  3. 2. Mark 10:35-12:27
    The Gospels
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. Strip Aids USA
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