(1992)

Dark Horse, 1992 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jerry Prosser; Rich Shupe; Cryptic Corporation (creative director)
Format:
Full Color; Standard Comic Size; Squarebound prestige format; one-shot

Issue Notes

Part of a multi-media project by the avant garde music group The Residents. Stories are based on individual songs from the album eventually released as Freak Show (1994). The music, stories and art were adapted into an interactive CD-Rom released in 1994.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Colors:
Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense; satire-parody

Preface: Tour De Freak (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
The Residents (?)
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Preface credited to The Residents. The Residents do not name band members, and as such no individual is credited for writing the preface.

Everyone Comes To The Freak Show (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kyle Baker; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Kyle Baker
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Kyle Baker (?)
Letters:
Kyle Baker (?)

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Everyone Comes To The Freakshow" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

[Tex, The Sideshow Barker] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Kyle Baker (?)
Pencils:
Kyle Baker
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Kyle Baker (?)
Letters:
Kyle Baker (?)

Synopsis:
Seven single page introductions to the seven main stories starring Tex, The Sideshow Barker, announcing each story as he would announce each freak show attraction.

Indexer Notes

Listed as "Tex, The Sideshow Barker" in artist bio for Kyle Baker.

Harry the Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Bolland; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
Les Dorscheid
Letters:
Brian Bolland

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Harry the Head" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).
Les Dorscheid only credited in the Artists Bios section.

Jello Jack The Boneless Boy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Howarth; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Matt Howarth
Inks:
Matt Howarth
Letters:
Matt Howarth

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Jack the Boneless Boy" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).
Credited as "Jello Jack" on the Table of Contents page and "Jello Jack The Boneless Boy" on the first page of the story in the Artists Bios section.

Wanda The Worm Woman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Bolton; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
John Bolton (painted)
Inks:
John Bolton (painted)
Colors:
John Bolton (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Wanda The Worm Woman" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

Mickey The Mumbling Midget (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Savage Pencil; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Savage Pencil
Inks:
Savage Pencil
Letters:
typeset; Savage Pencil

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Mickey the Mumbling Midget" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

Herman The Human Mole (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Sala; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Colors:
Richard Sala
Letters:
Richard Sala

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Herman the Human Mole" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

Benny The Bouncing Bump (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Pore No Graphics [or Pourneaux Graphics]; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Pore No Graphics [or Pourneaux Graphics]
Inks:
Pore No Graphics [or Pourneaux Graphics]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Benny the Bouncing Bump" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).
Story listed as "Benny the Bouncing Bump" on the Table of Contents and Artists Bios sections, and as "Benny the Bump" on the first page of the story.
Artists credited as "Pourneaux Graphics" on the Table of Contents and as "Pore No Graphics" in the Artists Bio section. Pore No Graphics are described as the "in house graphics wing" of The Residents.

Lillie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave McKean; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Dave McKean
Inks:
Dave McKean
Colors:
Dave McKean
Letters:
Dave McKean

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Lillie" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

Nobody Laughs When They Leave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kyle Baker; The Residents (original song)
Pencils:
Kyle Baker
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Kyle Baker (?)
Letters:
Kyle Baker (?)

Indexer Notes

Based on the song "Nobody Laughs When They Leave" from the Residents' album "Freak Show" (1994).

The Residents In A Scleral Schell (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Rich Schupe
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listed as "Afterward" on Table of Contents and "The Residents In A Scleral Schell" on first page of article. Rich Schupe is described as "Career Manager, The Residents."

Artists Bios (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Includes biographies for all creators, as well as general credits for the book.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Preface: Tour De Freak
  3. 2. Everyone Comes To The Freak Show
  4. 3. [Tex, The Sideshow Barker]
  5. 4. Harry the Head
  6. 5. Jello Jack The Boneless Boy
  7. 6. Wanda The Worm Woman
  8. 7. Mickey The Mumbling Midget
  9. 8. Herman The Human Mole
  10. 9. Benny The Bouncing Bump
  11. 10. Lillie
  12. 11. Nobody Laughs When They Leave
  13. 12. The Residents In A Scleral Schell
  14. 13. Artists Bios
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