(1986)

Crown Publishers, 1986 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
7.95 USD
Pages:
108
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Harmony Books
ISBN:
0-517-56325-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
8 1/4" x 11 1/4"
Paper Stock:
stiff cover
Binding:
squarebound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Originally published in French as "Histoire du Rock" by Editions Francis Van de Velde, Paris.


A Cartoon History of the First 30 Years of Rock 'n' Roll (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat

[blank page] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Rock Toons (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits page with illustration. Credit for "Rockology" (research?) to Domique Farran.

[indicia] (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Copyright and printing information.

The Editorial Team of Cat Rock News (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird
Synopsis:
Introduction of members of Cat Rock News team.

The Beginnings of Rock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Bill Haley and the Comets; Fats Domino; Little Richard; Carl Perkins; Elvis Presley; Jerry Lee Lewis; Everly Brothers; Gene Vincent; Eddie Cochran; Buddy Holly; Chuck Berry; Bo Diddley; Sam Cooke; Ray Charles; Alan Freed
Synopsis:
Rock and Roll in the 1950s.

Indexer Notes

Also cameos by The Ink Spots; The Platters; The Coasters; The Drifters; Martha and the Vandellas; The Marvelettes; Phil Spector; Clark Kent; Doris Day; Frank Sinatra; Bing Crosby; Dean Martin.

Teen Idols (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Alan Freed; Dick Clark
Synopsis:
Rise and fall of the manufactured teen idols and the payola scandal.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by: Frankie Avalon; Bobby Vinton; Paul Anka; Pat Boone; Leslie Gore; Ricky Nelson; Brenda Lee; Fabian; Tommy Sands; Curtis Lee; Bobby Darrin; Fidel Castro;

The Rise and Fall of Elvis the King (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Elvis Presley; Colonel Parker; Sam Phillips; Richard Nixon (cameo); Frank Sinatra (cameo); Chubby Checker
Synopsis:
An overview of the muscial career of Elvis Presley plus a look at the dance crazes of the early 1960s.

Beatles & Cie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; John Lennon; Paul McCarthy; George Harrison; Ringo Starr;
Synopsis:
Early English rock and the rise of the Beatles.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Lonnie Donegan; Tommy Steele; Terry Dene; Billy Fury; Marty Wilde; Laurie London; Adam Faith; Hank Marvin; Cliff Richard; Brian Epstein; George Martin; Maharisi Mahis Yogi; Yoko Ono; Linda McCarthy; Stan Laurel; Marlene Dietrich; Albert Einstein

Black Sound Part One (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Aretha Franklin; Wilson Pickett; Smokey Robinson; Otis Redding; James Brown
Synopsis:
Early 1960s black singers.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Ray Charles; Sam Cooke; Maxine Brown; Solomon Burke; Percy Sledge; Booker T. Jones; Arthur Conley; Marvin Gaye; Joe Tex;

The Stones Generation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Mick Jagger; Keith Richard; Brian Jones; Bill Wyman; Charlie Watts; Mick Taylor;
Synopsis:
The early years of Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones and a quick look at the British Invasion of the mid-1960s.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Alexis Korner; Jack Bruce; Robert Plant; Mary Quant; Andy Warhol; Johnny Rotten; Gerry and the Pacemakers; Herman's Hermits; Dave Clark Five; The Searchers; The Animals; Manfred Mann; The Moody Blues; Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas; Brian Poole and the Tremeloes; The Troggs; Petula Clark; Marianne Faithfull; Cilla Black; Lulu.

America is Beautiful (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman); Paul Simon; Art Garfunkel
Synopsis:
American in the early 1960s. Surf and Folk music evolve into Folk Rock. A look at Bob Dyland and Simon and Garfunkel.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Nikita Kruschev; the Beach Boys; Pete Seeger; Tom Paxton; Leonard Cohen; Joan Baez; Judy Collins; Donovan; Peter, Paul, and Mary; Woody Guthrie; Mamas and Papas; The Byrds; Lovin' Spoonful; Sonny and Cher; The Monkees; The Turtles;

Black Sound Part Two (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Stevie Wonder; Ray Charles;
Synopsis:
Black music in the mid-1960s to the 1970s.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by The Supremes; Gladys Knight and Pips; Jackson Five; Isaac Hayes; Marvin Gaye; Curtis Mayfield; Ike Turner; Tina Turner;

Supergroups & Guitar Heroes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Jimi Hendrix
Synopsis:
The evolution of the electric guitar.
Keywords:
British Mod-Rock; electric guitar

Indexer Notes

Cameos by John Mayall; Georgie Fame; Free; Stevie Winwood; Joe Cocker; The Who; The Kinks; Procol Harum; Charlie Christian; Leo Fender; Peter Green; Steve Marriott; Jimmy Page; Jeff Beck; Keith Richard; Pete Townsend; Alvin Lee; Eric Clapton; Jack Bruce; Ginger Baker;

Rock Trips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird;
Synopsis:
Quick overview of the 1960s American counter-culture, drawn in the style of Robert Crumb's underground comix.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Timothy Leary; Jefferson Airplane; Grateful Dead; Janis Joplin; Jim Morrison. Two of the three pages are black and white (except for one panel).

The Seventies - New Directions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Elton John; David Bowie; John Lennon;
Keywords:
Art Rock; Ballad Rock; Country Rock; Death of John Lennon; Disco; Glamour Rock; Hard Rock; Jazz Rock; New Wave; Punk; Reggae; Space Rock; Sympho Rock; Urban Rock; West Coast Rock; Woodstock

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Miles Davis; Herbie Hancock; Carlos Santana; Chick Corea; Stanley Clarke; John McLauglin; Wayne Shorter; Frank Zappa; Lou Reed; New York Dolls; Ramones; Debbie Harry (Blondie); Talking Heads; Patti Smith; Peter Gabriel; Bryan Ferry; Brian Eno; Kraftwerk; Tangerine Dream; Klaus Schulze; James Taylor; Carly Simon; Randy Newman; Billy Joel; Marc Bolan; Rod Stewart; Fleetwood Mac; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young; Hank Williams; Johnny Cash; Willie Nelson; Van Halen; Alice Cooper; Kiss; John Travolta; Abba; Bee Gees; Donna Summer; Peter Frampton; Johnny Rotten; Ian Drury; Joe Strummer; Nina Hagen; Paul Weller; Peter Tosh; Bob Marley; Elvis Costello; Joe Jackson; XTC; Human League; Yoko Ono; Paul McCarthy; George Harrison; Ringo Starr.

The Eighties - Trends and Bends (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; biography
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Michael Jackson; Bruce Springsteen;
Synopsis:
Rock in the 1980s and a fanciful look at the future.

Indexer Notes

Cameos by Ronald Reagan; Lionel Ritchie; Grace Jones; Prince; Madonna; Adam and the Ants; Style Council; Heaven 17; Wham!; Sade; Duran Duran; Kid Creole and the Coconuts; Bronski Beat; Klaus Nomi; Mari Wilson; Frankie Goes to Hollywood; Stray Cats; Boy George; Eurythmics; ZZ Top; Sting; Jim Kerr; Mark Knopfler

[index] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird;
Synopsis:
Index to individuals and musical groups in the book.

Indexer Notes

Typeset index (white on black) with framing illustration.

[wrap-up] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Sadler (English translation)
Pencils:
Serge Dutfoy
Inks:
Serge Dutfoy
Colors:
Sophie Bernes
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cat; Cookie; Andre; Raymond; Mr. Bird; Mr. Van Der Plook
Synopsis:
Wrap-up of framing story.

[blank pages] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Last interior page and inside back cover.

Harmony Books Presents (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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