(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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Around Ice Haven with Random Wilder
  3. 2. Our Children and their Friends
  4. 3. The True Story of Leopold And Loeb
  5. 4. Melancholy Serenade
  6. 5. Seventeen
  7. 6. David Goldberg is Missing
  8. 7. Vida and Her Grandmother
  9. 8. Mr. & Mrs. Ames: Detectives For Hire
  10. 9. Charles
  11. 10. Violet in Love
  12. 11. Harry Naybors: Comic Book Critic
  13. 12. Rocky: 100,000 B.C.
  14. 13. The Hole
  15. 14. Seersucker
  16. 15. Julie Patheticstein
  17. 16. Mrs. Ames
  18. 17. Kim Lee
  19. 18. Officer Kaufman
  20. 19. "Mosquito"
  21. 20. Blue Bunny
  22. 21. Random Wilder in Toilet Time
  23. 22. Charles and his Therapist
  24. 23. The Ransom Note
  25. 24. Random Wilder, Again
  26. 25. David Goldberg is Alive
  27. 26. Our Children, Revisited
  28. 27. Violet: Alone Forever
  29. 28. Vida Goes to Hollywood
  30. 29. Harry Naybors Explains Everything
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Christopher Day
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Christopher Day