(April 18, 1996)

Slave Labor, 1994 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Slave Labor Graphics
Brand:
SLG
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Sarah Dyer
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sarah Dyer
Inks:
Sarah Dyer
Colors:
Sarah Dyer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sarah Dyer
Letters:
typeset

Action Girl & Flying Girl in: Big Present (Table of Contents)

Action Girl / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sarah Dyer
Pencils:
Sarah Dyer
Inks:
Sarah Dyer
Letters:
Sarah Dyer

Characters:
Action Girl [Erica]; Flying Girl [Ginnie]
Synopsis:
Flying Girl drops a note down to Action Girl telling her to meet at a certain time and location on Saturday. Action Girl shows up, Flying Girl blindfolds her and takes her into a building. Once inside she tells her to jump as the blindfold is removed. It turns out that they are in a new vertical wind tunnel that will open to the public the next week - Flying Girl brought Action Girl here as a present so that Action Girl could feel what it's like to fly.

Indexer Notes

Last panel of this story is a smaller version of the art from the front cover.

Tobey's Terror Tales: 'Puppets from Hell' (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Tobey
Pencils:
Chris Tobey
Inks:
Chris Tobey
Letters:
Chris Tobey

Synopsis:
The author recounts how two friends (Dean & Erin) took her & her boyfriend to a puppet show based loosely on "Faust" that was awful, and how she had nightmares later of the puppets coming to life and biting her.

Zero Hour (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Patty Leidy
Pencils:
Patty Leidy
Inks:
Patty Leidy
Letters:
Patty Leidy

Characters:
Beth; Ant; P.J.; Stanley
Synopsis:
Beth decides she doesn't want the same old noodles for supper and decides to go out for Chinese food, three friends come with her. They tease her about getting the same thing every time. To challenge her, Ant orders a random item from the menu, even though she has no idea what is in it. The waiter offers a menu in English, but Ant declines. When the food arrives they all lose their appetite upon seeing Ant's food - which is chicken parts like claws, eyeballs and intestines.

Who Am I? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ms Phink
Pencils:
Ms Phink
Inks:
Ms Phink
Letters:
Ms Phink

Synopsis:
A woman describes various aspects of herself, such as that she likes cats, likes to cook, likes books, believes in good karma, and likes gummy bears.

The Devil's Doing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rebecca Dart
Pencils:
Rebecca Dart
Inks:
Rebecca Dart
Letters:
Rebecca Dart

Synopsis:
Tells how catfish lost their scales because during creation the Devil was about to fry the catfish and had already scraped off the colorful red, blue and yellow scales when the Good Lord came along and stopped him. The Devil threw the catfish back in the water, but the scales never grew back, which is why catfish today have no scales.

Indexer Notes

Noted as an adaptation of a tale from the American South.

Miss Africa Day (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Suzanne Baumann
Pencils:
Suzanne Baumann
Inks:
Suzanne Baumann
Letters:
Suzanne Baumann

Never (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jen Benka; Kris Dresen
Pencils:
Jen Benka; Kris Dresen
Inks:
Jen Benka; Kris Dresen
Letters:
Jen Benka; Kris Dresen

Synopsis:
A woman who is ill and sleeping on a couch, curled up in a blanket, has hallucinations involving romance with a cornfield scarecrow.

My Fugly Fabulous Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Amanda Lewis
Pencils:
Amanda Lewis
Inks:
Amanda Lewis
Letters:
Amanda Lewis

Synopsis:
A woman describes the percieved imperfections of various parts of her faces (nose, eyebrows, forehead, chin, etc), but it's all OK because she has a beautiful smile.

Tales from the Family Reastaurant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jennifer Sorensen
Pencils:
Jennifer Sorensen
Inks:
Jennifer Sorensen
Letters:
Jennifer Sorensen

Characters:
Gwen
Synopsis:
Gwen recounts the odd foods, bizarre customers, and the strange antics of her co-workers at her summer job in a Pennsylvania Dutch-style family restaurant.

Sky-Blue Pink (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
She-Ra
Pencils:
She-Ra
Inks:
She-Ra
Letters:
She-Ra

Synopsis:
A woman recounts some of her teen antics from the summer of 1956, especially how she and her girlfriends waited all summer for the release of a new lipstick color from Revlon called Sky-Blue Pink that was just pink lipstick with a little bit of blue in it.

Action Girl Coloring Page (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Anastasia Moreno
Inks:
Anastasia Moreno

Characters:
Action Girl
Synopsis:
A pin-up of Action Girl standing atop a pile of large stuffed animals and toys.

Your Hostesses (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Info about the contributors to this issue, in order of appearance in the issue. Info tells about their other credits, and gives mailing addresses for each contributor, along with mail order prices for their own publications.

Further Reading (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Info on other books recommended by the editor, both for self-published mini-comics and for other comics.

Action Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers about previous issues. Includes one unsigned and uncredited fan art illustration of Action Girl. Also includes info on the next issue, including a small black-and-white reproduction of the cover for the next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo advertisement for previous issues of this title, as well as two different T-shirts featuring Action Girl, and a small advertisement with the address and phone number to request a Slave Labor Graphics catalog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover advertisement is for Empty Love Stories #2 (Slave Labor, 1994 series), scheduled for Augustv 1996 publication. Text features quotes from Jeff Smith and James Robinsin. Advertisement also has a small color reproduction of the Michael Allred cover (without any trade dress or logo) for issue #2.