(July 1987)

Fantagraphics, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD: 3.40 CAD
Pages:
36
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

1st printing: May 1987. 2nd printing: ?


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez (signed)
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Contents/Staff/Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Groth
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Features creator credits, indicia information, letters of comment (from Stephen Farenza, West Plains NY; L. Dietrich Adonis, Philadelphia PA; "P.J.", Security, CO; Jeff Killian, Thoughts and Images' business manager, Seattle WA; Joel Stelt, Grand Rapids, MI; Chris Duffy, Winchester MA; Charles Van Meter, Upstate, South Carolina), next issue, and back issue information.

Bala (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Jerusalem Crickets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Zero Gravity (Charles Joseph Gravette); Monica Miranda Zandinski
Reprints:

Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters page continued plus small L&R promo

Human Diastrophism (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title page for this story.

Human Diastrophism part one (Table of Contents)

Palomar / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Luba (also in flashback); Maricela; Guadalupe; Doralis; Marlena Bernal (corpse); Peter (flashback); Antonino (flashback); Heraclio Calderon (also in flashback); Khamo (also in flashback); Ofelia Beltran (also in flashback); Archie; Tonantzin; Diana; Chelo; Mayor Alcalde Jesus Bernal; Humberto; Augustin; Boots; Lorraina; Chango Valdes; Concha; Riri; Casimira; Pipo; Carmen; Geraldo Mejia (flashback); Dude #1 [Gerry]; Dude #2 [Steve Stranski]; Martin; Chancla Garcia; Aldo Munkres (corpse, behind the scenes); Tomaso
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

The two white kids who call each other "dude" are not given names until their appearance in the "Love and Rockets X" story that runs in issues #31-39

Vida Loca: The Death of Speedy Ortiz (part one) (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Speedy Ortiz; Maggie [Margarita Luisa Chascarrillo]; Esther; Montoya loco Rojo; Ray Dominguez; 'Litos; Carlos; Danita Lincoln; Blanca Rizo; Chivita; Doyle Blackburn; Vicki Glori; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]
Reprints:

["Jim Shooter Under Oath"] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
promo for The Comics Journal. A quote from Jim Shooter's deposition in the Michael Fleisher/TCJ trial is used.

Jerusalem Crickets / Vida Loca (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez (signed)

Characters:
Monica Miranda Zandinski; Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Zero Gravity (Charles Joseph Gravette); Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Esther Chascarillo; Speedy Ortiz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents/Staff/Letters
  3. 2. Bala
  4. 3. Jerusalem Crickets
  5. 4. Letters
  6. 5. Human Diastrophism
  7. 6. Human Diastrophism part one
    Palomar
  8. 7. Vida Loca: The Death of Speedy Ortiz (part one)
    Locas
  9. 8. ["Jim Shooter Under Oath"]
  10. 9. Jerusalem Crickets / Vida Loca
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