(October 2001)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
5.95 USD; 8.95 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Editing:
Gary Groth (proprietor); Kim Thompson (proprietor)
Color:
Color Covers, Mostly Black & White Interiors with some Color- (#1-21); Full Color (#22 & 23)
Dimensions:
standard US comic size (#1-21); irregular sized (#22 & 23)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue features a series of short stories that together tell one larger story. The issue was subsequently reformatted and updated into the graphic novel Ice Haven (Pantheon Books, 2005).
2nd printing: June 2002 (5.95 USD; 8.95 CAD). Dimensions- 10.25" x 7.62" (26.03 cm x 19.35 cm)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Violet Vanderplatz; Penrod Pulaski; David Goldberg; Harry Naybors; Mr. Joe Ames; George; Random Wilder; Paula; Charles; Carmichael; Vida; Mrs. Ida Wentz

Indexer Notes

Features a wrap-around cover.

Around Ice Haven with Random Wilder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Random Wilder; Carmichael; Mrs. Ida Wentz
Reprints:

Our Children and their Friends (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
David Goldberg; Charles; Carmichael; Paula
Reprints:

The True Story of Leopold And Loeb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bobby Franks; Jacob Franks; Richard Loeb; Nathan Leopold, Jr.; Clarence Darrow
Reprints:

Melancholy Serenade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Random Wilder; Mr. Knudson; Mrs. Ida Wentz; Vida
Reprints:

Seventeen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Violet Vanderplatz; Penrod Pulaski; Dagmar; Paul
Reprints:

David Goldberg is Missing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles; Carmichael; Paula; David Goldberg; Officer Kaufman
Reprints:

Vida and Her Grandmother (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vida; Mrs. Ida Wentz; Random Wilder
Reprints:

Mr. & Mrs. Ames: Detectives For Hire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Joe Ames; Mrs. Ames; Officer Kaufman
Reprints:

Charles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles; George; Violet Vanderplatz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story printed with black-&-white line art colored with shades of red.

Violet in Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Violet Vanderplatz; Dagmar; Penrod Pulaski; Paul
Reprints:

Harry Naybors: Comic Book Critic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Harry Naybors; Mr. Joe Ames
Reprints:

Rocky: 100,000 B.C. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rocky; Ogg
Reprints:

The Hole (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Carmichael; Charles
Reprints:

Seersucker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vida; Random Wilder
Reprints:

Julie Patheticstein (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Julie Patheticstein [Julie Rathman]; Mr. Joe Ames
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of four strips on a page, each formatted like a newspaper comic strip.

Mrs. Ames (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mrs. Ames; Mr. Joe Ames
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of four strips on a page, each formatted like a newspaper comic strip.

Kim Lee (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Kim Lee; Mr. Joe Ames
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of four strips on a page, each formatted like a newspaper comic strip.

Officer Kaufman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Joe Ames; Officer Kaufman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of four strips on a page, each formatted like a newspaper comic strip.

"Mosquito" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles; George
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed with black-&-white line art, colored in shades of red.

Blue Bunny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Blue Bunny; Grammaw; Officer Kaufman
Reprints:

Random Wilder in Toilet Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Random Wilder
Reprints:

Charles and his Therapist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles; Paula; Carmichael; Doctor Saul; Paul; Violet Vanderplatz; Dagmar
Reprints:

The Ransom Note (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Joe Ames; Mrs. Ames; Vida
Reprints:

Random Wilder, Again (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Random Wilder
Reprints:

David Goldberg is Alive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Vida; Julie Patheticstein [Julie Rathman]; Kim Lee
Reprints:

Our Children, Revisited (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles; Carmichael
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page is broken into fourths: two sections are formatted like single panel gag strips; the other two as nine panel comic pages.

Violet: Alone Forever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Violet Vanderplatz; Paul; Julie Patheticstein [Julie Rathman]; Dagmar; Charles
Reprints:

Vida Goes to Hollywood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Vida; Mrs. Ida Wentz
Reprints:

Harry Naybors Explains Everything (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Harry Naybors
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ends on inside back cover.