(September 1985)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 3.00 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
black and white with color covers
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11" (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going Series

Issue Notes

30 cents price hike with this issue. 1st printing: August 1985. 2nd printing: ?


Locas (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Colors:
The FBI Staff (color separations) ?

Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Penny Century; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]
Reprints:

Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Contains an editorial explaining the price hike.

[“Hi! I'm Roy Cowboy! And I'd like you to meet six friends of mine!”] (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Izzy [Isabel Maria Ortiz Ruebens]; Daffy [Daphne Matsumoto]; Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Penny Century [Beatriz Garcia]; Roy Cowboy; Julie Wree; Chucho
Synopsis:
Maggie and Hopey hit the thrift stores, then trail around town trying to find a new place to live. Terry is cold on the idea of putting Maggie up. Maggie heads back to Izzy's to get ready for work, and hears from Izzy how Hopey took the (misreported) news of Maggie's death in Chepan.
Reprints:

Boys Will Be Boys (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
drama; humor
Characters:
Heraclio; Pepo; Anacleto; Luba; Chelo; Carmen; Tonantzin Villaseñor; Tiburcia; Diana Villaseñor
Synopsis:
Heraclio and Pepo try to fix newcomer Anacleto up with one of the women of Palomar.
Reprints:

Holy Goodnight!...It's A Super-Special All-New 8-Page Bonus Lloyd Llewellyn Preview (Table of Contents)

Lloyd Llewellyn / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lloyd Llewellyn; Ernie Hoyle; Red Hoerring
Synopsis:
Introduction to the characters and the story that follows.

["The Last Time I Saw Irving"] (Table of Contents)

Lloyd Llewellyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lloyd Llewellyn; Ernie Hoyle; Fatima; Irving Melvin; Albert Melvin
Synopsis:
Irving Melvin plays his last practical joke.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Lloyd Llewellyn

["Llewellyn! Take that @#$@ bucket off your head and get an eyefull of this:"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Typeset; Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Lloyd Llewellyn; Ernie Hoyle
Synopsis:
Promo for the new Lloyd Llewellyn comic.

La Toña (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Rena Titañon; Tse Tse; Chief
Reprints:

Young Locas (Table of Contents)

Mechanics / Locas / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Letty Chavez; Harvey; Louis; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]
Synopsis:
Maggie is planning on leaving Sal's Garage because her job there is causing her to lose her friends. She forgets all about it when Harvey introduces her to her first prosolar job.
Reprints:

An American in Palomar (Table of Contents)

Heartbreak Soup / Palomar / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Howard Miller; Tonantzin; Carmen; Chelo; Luba; Diana; Theo
Synopsis:
Howard Miller walks the streets of Palomar photographing its citizens. He has an encounter with Tonantzin, who gets the idea he can help her get noticed by Hollywood. When Theo introduces Miller to some of the ruins outside town, Miller gets lost in one of them and has an hallucinatory experience. He returns home in a shaken frame of mind and finds Tonantzin waiting for him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Advert for New Age Comics #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters Page continued, with an illo from Mechanics. Contains a joint loc from Adam Philips and Kurt Busiek. Also a mention of next issues content and a subscription form.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
FBI staff (colour separations) ?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
In-house ad for Fantagraphics classic reprints.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Locas
  2. 1. Letters
  3. 2. [“Hi! I'm Roy Cowboy! And I'd like you to meet six friends of mine!”]
    Locas
  4. 3. Boys Will Be Boys
    Heartbreak Soup
  5. 4. Holy Goodnight!...It's A Super-Special All-New 8-Page Bonus Lloyd Llewellyn Preview
    Lloyd Llewellyn
  6. 5. ["The Last Time I Saw Irving"]
    Lloyd Llewellyn
  7. 6. ["Llewellyn! Take that @#$@ bucket off your head and get an eyefull of this:"]
  8. 7. La Toña
  9. 8. Young Locas
    Mechanics / Locas
  10. 9. An American in Palomar
    Heartbreak Soup / Palomar
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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