([September 1988])

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Price:
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:
Nancy; Ronnie
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)

Adaptation of Gospel of Mark / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; James; John; Bartimaeus
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

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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Eisner (signed)
Inks:
Will Eisner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Will Eisner; Typeset

Characters:
The Spirit
Synopsis:
Ad for Strip Aids USA from Last Gasp.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

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
    Adaptation of Gospel of Mark
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. Strip Aids USA
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