(1987)

Vortex, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vortex Magazine
Brand:
Vortex Comics
Editing:
Deborah Marks
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Vellekoop
Inks:
Maurice Vellekoop
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Deborah Marks
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Deborah Marks reflects on the talent from Toronto artists and introduces those that are in this particular issue.

Indexer Notes

Indicia information and publishing credits are included.

Guilt Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Maurice Vellekoop
Pencils:
Maurice Vellekoop
Inks:
Maurice Vellekoop
Letters:
Maurice Vellekoop

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Fred; Lucy
Keywords:
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Maurice Vellekoop is a Toronto-area artist and illustrator whose work has appeared in Time, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Vogue, The New York Times Magazine, and Wallpaper. His comics works are largely collected in the Drawn & Quarterly publication Vellevision, but he is probably best known to audiences for his erotic art books Maurice Vellekoops ABC Book: A Homoerotic Primer and his Mensroom Reader books.

The Boy Scientist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Le Carborator
Pencils:
Le Carborator
Inks:
Le Carborator
Letters:
Le Carborator

Genre:
science fiction

Gert the Mannequin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fiona Smyth
Pencils:
Fiona Smyth
Inks:
Fiona Smyth
Letters:
Fiona Smyth

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense

Holocaust (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry W. Longfellow
Pencils:
Dan Day
Inks:
Dan Day
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters:
Adolph Hitler

Indexer Notes

Poem "Christmas Bells" by Henry W. Longfellow.

The Main Course (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Citizen Ink
Pencils:
Citizen Ink
Inks:
Citizen Ink
Letters:
Citizen Ink

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Citizen Ink is a self-published underground cartoonist.

[Promotional Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bloodlines (comic book, Vortex Comics); Transit (comic book, Vortex Comics); The Return of Mister X (trade paperback, Vortex Comics).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Editorial
  3. 2. Guilt Comics
  4. 3. The Boy Scientist
  5. 4. Gert the Mannequin
  6. 5. Holocaust
  7. 6. The Main Course
  8. 7. [Promotional Advertisements]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome