(January 1989)

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 (publisher)
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; Mark / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Becky; Jesus
Keywords:
Alternative

["Tom?"] (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ed the Happy Clown; Blanche; Becky
Synopsis:
Blanche, Becky's mother, comes over and reveals that Ed is Becky's long lost twin brother. They disguise Ed as Bick (her husband) so that he can go back to work.
Keywords:
Alternative

Indexer Notes

Starts on inside front cover.

Mark 14:53-16:20 (Table of Contents)

Adaptation of Gospel of Mark / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; Mark
Synopsis:
The trial of Jesus, the betrayal by Peter, the Crucifixion, the burial, the Resurrection
Keywords:
Biblical

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 78 to 90. Last section of Bible adaptation.

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

Handlettered by Chester Brown. Chester writes "I had two pages in Honk #1 (Fantagraphics), two pages in Prime Cuts #3 (Fantagraphics), one page in Escape #9 and seven pages in Taboo #1 (Spiderbaby)". Also mentions being in True North.

Subscribe! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for subscriptions to Those Annoying Post Bros. from Vortex.

The True North (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Cerebus
Synopsis:
Ad for The True North #1 comic, including a picture of the cover.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover of comic.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ty Templeton
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for trade paperback of Stig's Inferno from Vortex.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ed the Happy Clown; Mark
  2. 1. ["Tom?"]
    Ed the Happy Clown
  3. 2. Mark 14:53-16:20
    Adaptation of Gospel of Mark
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. Subscribe!
    Post Bros.
  6. 5. The True North
  7. 6. Who Said Hell and Damnation Couldn't Be Fun!
    Stig's Inferno
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