(April 1990)

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

["About a week later"] (Table of Contents)

Autobiography of Chester Brown / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Chester Brown; Kris; Seth
Keywords:
autobiography

Showing Helder (Table of Contents)

Autobiography of Chester Brown / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Chester Brown; Kris; Seth; Mark Askwith
Synopsis:
Chester Brown writes and draws the previous issue of Yummy Fur and debates with his friends and fellow artists on whether he should speak directly to the audience or not.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

No panel borders, just white backgrounds. Also shows how Chester Brown works, individual panels stuck onto boards. Mark Askwith is only mentioned by first name, but at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2009, in on a panel with Scott McCloud, he mentioned being in this comic.

Matthew 4:23-5:10 (Table of Contents)

Adaptation of Gospel of Matthew / comic story / 4.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus
Synopsis:
People come to hear the Sermon on the Mount
Keywords:
Biblical

Indexer Notes

Last page only 2/3rds long. Letters page on rest.

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

Handlettered by Chester Brown.

Stuff You Should Buy! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Handdrawn ad by Chester Brown for stuff like The Comics Journal, Steven by Doug Allen, Ed the Happy Clown book, Unsupervised Existence and Julie Doucet.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["About a week later"]
    Autobiography of Chester Brown
  2. 1. Showing Helder
    Autobiography of Chester Brown
  3. 2. Matthew 4:23-5:10
    Adaptation of Gospel of Matthew
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. Stuff You Should Buy!
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