(December 1982)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Aardvark-Vanaheim Presents
Editing:
Deni Sim
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Death to the Aardvark] (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Colors:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cerebus
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["As you can see, Dave and I survived...] (Table of Contents)

A Note From the Publisher / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Deni Sim
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Deni talks about how comic shops are growing up.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

Cerebus' Six Crises Crisis Number One The Bureaucratic Rebellion (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cerebus
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Sideways pages and cover.

Now & Then Books / Grand Opening Party (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for back issues and a grand opening party of Now and Then Books in a larger location.

Silver Snail (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for the Silver Snail comic shop in Toronto.

["Someday 'e come along..."] (Table of Contents)

Neil the Horse; Mam'selle Poupee; A Unique Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Arn Saba
Pencils:
Arn Saba; Barb Rausch
Inks:
Warren Greenwood
Letters:
Arn Saba

Characters:
Mam'selle Poupee; Freddie
Synopsis:
Mam'selle Poupee prepares for a date.

Neil the Horse Advertises Himself !?! (Table of Contents)

Neil the Horse / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arn Saba
Pencils:
Arn Saba
Inks:
Arn Saba ?
Letters:
Arn Saba

Characters:
Neil the Horse; Soapy; Mam'selle Poupee
Synopsis:
Comic strip ad for Neil the Horse #1.

Indexer Notes

Includes a sly reference to the counterfeit printing of Cerebus #1.

Aardvark Comment (Table of Contents)

Aardvark Comment / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters.

["Dear Comic Fan..."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ballot for 2nd Annual Comic Fan Awards.

Michael T. Gilbert's Strange Brew (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for the comic Strange Brew from Aardvark-Vanaheim.

The Official Cerebus Toy (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheila M. Watson (toy); Dick Glass (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Cerebus
Synopsis:
Ad for a plush doll of Cerebus.

["Hi, there! You no doubt recognize us as Jim Engel and Chuck Fiala..."] (Table of Contents)

Fandom Confidential / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Engel; Chuck Fiala
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jim Engel; Chuck Fiala
Synopsis:
Ad for the magazine "Fandom Confidential starring Jim Engel and Chuck Fiala".

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Fumetti style.

Cerebus the Aardvark (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cerebus
Synopsis:
Ad for the Colour Portfolio.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Death to the Aardvark]
    Cerebus
  2. 1. ["As you can see, Dave and I survived...]
    A Note From the Publisher
  3. 2. Cerebus' Six Crises Crisis Number One The Bureaucratic Rebellion
    Cerebus
  4. 3. Now & Then Books / Grand Opening Party
  5. 4. Silver Snail
  6. 5. ["Someday 'e come along..."]
    Neil the Horse; Mam'selle Poupee; A Unique Story
  7. 6. Neil the Horse Advertises Himself !?!
    Neil the Horse
  8. 7. Aardvark Comment
    Aardvark Comment
  9. 8. ["Dear Comic Fan..."]
  10. 9. Michael T. Gilbert's Strange Brew
  11. 10. The Official Cerebus Toy
  12. 11. ["Hi, there! You no doubt recognize us as Jim Engel and Chuck Fiala..."]
    Fandom Confidential
  13. 12. Cerebus the Aardvark
    Cerebus
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