(June 1989)

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.35 CAD
Pages:
28
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

Frankenstein Takes Skydiving Lessons! (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:
Frankenstein's Monster
Keywords:
Alternative

The Puma Blues (Table of Contents)

Puma Blues / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Zulli (signed)
Inks:
Michael Zulli (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for The Puma Blues #21 from Mirage Studios.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Ed (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 17.66 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Nancy; Ronnie; Kari; Priscilla; Frankenstein; Bick
Synopsis:
Kari and Priscilla explain Jesus to the aliens that kidnapped them and Frankenstein saves them. Ronnie and Nancy examine Bick's penis, which looks like Ronnie. Ronnie is accidentally killed.
Keywords:
Alternative

Indexer Notes

Last page is shared with first page of Matthew adaptation.

Matthew 2:14-2:23 (Table of Contents)

Adaptation of Gospel of Matthew / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus; Joseph; Herod
Synopsis:
Joseph finds out about Herod's slaughter of the children and moves to Nazareth.
Keywords:
Biblical

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Handlettered by Chester Brown. Illustration of Chester as a bunny at top of letter column. Includes a letter from T.M. Maple.

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
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for trade paperback of Stig's Inferno from Vortex. On back cover of comic.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Frankenstein Takes Skydiving Lessons!
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. The Puma Blues
    Puma Blues
  3. 2. Ed
    Ed the Happy Clown
  4. 3. Matthew 2:14-2:23
    Adaptation of Gospel of Matthew
  5. 4. The Fur Bag
  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