(November 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:
William P. Marks [as William Swine Marks]
Color:
colour covers; black and white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Publishers name given in typeset indicia with the middle name "Swine".


Saturday Morning (and Friday Evening) (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown (painting)
Inks:
Chester Brown (painting)
Colors:
Chester Brown (painting)
Letters:
Chester Brown

Keywords:
Alternative

Ed (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown; Becky
Synopsis:
Ed the Happy Clown is mistakenly brought home by Becky from the hospital after surgery when she mistakes him for her husband Bick. He is "re-introduced" to "his" children.
Keywords:
Alternative

Indexer Notes

First panel is tv with the dialogue "We can't go out there dressed like this."

Mark 12:28-14:52 (Table of Contents)

Adaptation of Gospel of Mark / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; Mark; Judas
Synopsis:
The Last Supper and Judas's Kiss.
Keywords:
Biblical

Indexer Notes

Bible adaptation. Pages numbered as 67 to 77

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Terry Laban
Inks:
Terry Laban
Letters:
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

Handlettered by Chester Brown. Small picture of Chester Brown. Also includes a panel from Terry Laban's Unsupervised Existence minicomic. Second page is on inside back cover.

Who Said Hell and Damnation Couldn't Be Fun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stig's Inferno / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Saturday Morning (and Friday Evening)
  2. 1. Ed
    Ed the Happy Clown
  3. 2. Mark 12:28-14:52
    Adaptation of Gospel of Mark
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. Who Said Hell and Damnation Couldn't Be Fun!
    Stig's Inferno
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