(December 1992)

Tragedy Strikes Press, 1992 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 CAD; 2.50 USD; 1.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Shane Kenny (publisher); Michel Vrana (managing editor); Nick Craine (art director); "Dolan Hicks (mrs.)" (editor)
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Dolan Hicks (mrs) is a psuedonym of Dylan Horrocks.
Entire comic reprinted by Black Eye in 1994. Possibly a different back cover.


[none] (Table of Contents)

Hicksville / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Colors:
Dylan Horrocks (?)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Mr. Lupicinus; Cynthia
Keywords:
slice of life

Letter from Hicksville (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks [as mrs. Dolan Hicks]
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Introduction from mrs. (sic) Dolan Hicks (actually Dylan Horrocks).

Moxie, Toxie & Foxie the Wonder Dog! (Table of Contents)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Moxie; Toxie; Foxie
Synopsis:
Introduction of Moxie, Toxie and Foxie. Moxie decides to beat Foxie to death and go underground.

Incomplete Works (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks [as Kupe]
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks [as Kupe]
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks [as Kupe]
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks [as Kupe]

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Sam Zabel; Mr. Lupicinus; Cynthia; Moxie; Toxie; Tisco
Synopsis:
Sam Zabel tries to finish various comics.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story was pretty much simultaneously published in The Dead Muse and Le Roquet #1 and Pickle: Incomplete Works (self published, 1990). Reprint link to The Dead Muse since that was the most widely distributed of the books.

Beata (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Beata; Lucy
Synopsis:
Notes about a guardian angel.
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

Dated London 1/91 - Auckland 7/92. Dedicated to Eleanor

Augustus E. (Table of Contents)

Hicksville / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Dylan Horrocks; Augustus E.;
Synopsis:
Dylan Horrocks receives pages of a comic about Captain Cook from Augustus E., who he doesn't know.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

dedicated to Jeffrey. First panel dated 10/91, last panel dated 7/7/92.

Being & Nothingness (Table of Contents)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis:
"A brief foray into the mysteries of consciousness..."

Indexer Notes

Dated Auckland 1987/London 1992

Moxie and Toxie Seek the Truth! (Table of Contents)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis:
Moxie dies from a virus.

Indexer Notes

Dated 1986.

Moxie and Toxie Confront Mortality (Table of Contents)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis:
Moxie becomes Death.

Indexer Notes

Dated 1987.

Chapter One: Signs (Table of Contents)

Cafe Underground / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Mystery surrounds a pub called Cafe Underground. A new guy arrives who the Tarot cards say something about.
Reprints:
  • from Pickle: Cafe Underground (self published, 1990) in a slightly different form (according to his website)
Keywords:
slice of life

Unwritten Stories (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Poem about sadness.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

Dedicated to Glenn Dakin. Signed "#1 9-11/5/87 - dylan"

Dear Mrs. Hicks... (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks [as mrs. Dolan Hicks]
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letter from Eddie Campbell. Photo of Kupe (Dylan Horrocks).

A Tragic Postscript (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nick Craine
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Filler page with text ads for other Tragedy Strikes Press comics (including Sin and Reactor Girl )

[Cafe] (Table of Contents)

Cafe Underground / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Colors:
Dylan Horrocks (?)
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Synopsis:
Abstract representation of Cafe Underground neon signs.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
    Hicksville
  2. 1. Letter from Hicksville
  3. 2. Moxie, Toxie & Foxie the Wonder Dog!
    Moxie and Toxie
  4. 3. Incomplete Works
  5. 4. Beata
  6. 5. Augustus E.
    Hicksville
  7. 6. Being & Nothingness
    Moxie and Toxie
  8. 7. Moxie and Toxie Seek the Truth!
    Moxie and Toxie
  9. 8. Moxie and Toxie Confront Mortality
    Moxie and Toxie
  10. 9. Chapter One: Signs
    Cafe Underground
  11. 10. Unwritten Stories
  12. 11. Dear Mrs. Hicks...
  13. 12. A Tragic Postscript
  14. 13. [Cafe]
    Cafe Underground
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