(January 18, 1997)

Slave Labor, 1994 Series
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Price:
2.75 USD
Pages:
28
On-sale date:
1997-01-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Slave Labor Graphics
Brand:
SLG
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:
Stephanie Gladden
Inks:
Stephanie Gladden
Colors:
Sarah Dyer

Characters:
Action Girl

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sarah Dyer
Letters:
typeset

Pivotal Scenes From My Life As A Stage Actress (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leslee T. Parker
Pencils:
Leslee T. Parker
Inks:
Leslee T. Parker
Letters:
Leslee T. Parker

Synopsis:
Author recounts her childhood experience as a minion of the evil Morgan Le Fay in a stage production of Camelot. Before the show she peeked out through the curtain. people notice and applauded, so she came out on stage and took a bow. The orchestra director shooed her off stage, and the director yelled at her.

M.R.E. Blues: A True ROTC Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anastasia Moreno
Pencils:
Anastasia Moreno
Inks:
Anastasia Moreno
Letters:
Anastasia Moreno

Synopsis:
Author recounts an experience in ROTC when she and several other ROTC members were eating a MRE (Meal Ready-to-Eat), which have a notoriously long shelf life. The year was 1996, and the M&M candy in the meal had an Olympic logo on the bag, so they thought perhaps they had gotten lucky and gotten new MRE's since the 1996 Atlanta Olympics were going on at the time. A closer look, however, revealed the M&M package was commemorating the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

The Adventures of Pezgal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
PJ [Pexgal]; Ant; Monstroso; Yappy Dog
Synopsis:
PJ and Ant are working in their candy store - Fun Stuff - when Monstroso attacks. PJ transforms into Pezgal to defend the city. She shoots peppermint Pez candy at him, and discovers he wasn't attacking, he just wanted something for his bad breath. Instead of sending him away, they turn Monstroso into an interactive roller coaster ride that costs 50 Pez candy pieces to ride.

Flip Flop (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Author recounts her various dreams of wanting to be a writer, a radical lawyer, a celebrity, a great chef, or a saint, but most of all wanted to be a cartoonist.

Bunnygrunt High (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jen Wolfe
Pencils:
Jen Wolfe
Inks:
Jen Wolfe
Letters:
Jen Wolfe

Characters:
Jen; Matt; Karen
Synopsis:
Three high school students are in Saturday detention. At 8:00 a.m. Jen is writing in her diary about how she hopes the other two - the geek, Matt, and the snob, Karen - won't try to talk to her. By 2:00 p.m. they've decided to form a band, and by 10:00 p.m. they're playing in a band.

Sushi Lesson (Table of Contents)

Hopster's Tracks / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephanie Gladden
Pencils:
Stephanie Gladden
Inks:
Stephanie Gladden
Letters:
Stephanie Gladden

Characters:
Alky; Melba; Terry; Zeke; Mac; Kayoko
Synopsis:
Alky, Melba and Terry stop for some BBQ, but leave when they realize the fresh meat is probably from the pony that the BBQ joint no longer has (they used to give free pony rides on Saturdays). Instead they go for sushi. Terry is obnoxious to May and Kayobo who run the sushi restaurant, so because "the customer is always right" they allow Terry to eat a mouthful of hot wasabi that he at first thought was guacamole, and he then explodes in pain, literally breathing fire.

My Reality (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Author tells how she plans to spend the rest of her life secretly illustrating every aspect of her ordinary life, telling the pure truth in an illustrated diary that she thinks will be found after her death, then published and hailed as a masterpiece.

Life's Great Rewards (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Author recounts many of her favorite things ever - like soda, her first stuffed animal, leopard prints, kitties, old 1910s-1920s girls' adventure series books, Sanrio, video games, valentines, cooking, tiny fake food, and more.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Your Hostesses / text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Short biographies and information about other comics done by the contributors to this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Further Rambling / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sarah Dyer
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information about mini-comics and other comics that might appeal to readers of this comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from readers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information about how to order back issues of this comic, a catalog of other Slave Labor comics, and Action Girl T-shirts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advertisement for other Slave Labor Graphics titles, including: Hearts of Africa Vol II: Trials; Fun With Milk & Cheese; Abel; Dork!; the Waiting Place; Skeleton Key; Mister Blank; and Beer and Roaming in Las Vegas: Dante's Casino.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Action Girl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Pivotal Scenes From My Life As A Stage Actress
  4. 3. M.R.E. Blues: A True ROTC Story
  5. 4. The Adventures of Pezgal
  6. 5. Flip Flop
  7. 6. Bunnygrunt High
  8. 7. Sushi Lesson
    Hopster's Tracks
  9. 8. My Reality
  10. 9. Life's Great Rewards
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Your Hostesses
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Further Rambling
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Action Mail
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
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