(July 1996)

Vanguard Productions, 1993 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vanguard Studio Productions
Brand:
Vanguard Comic Production
Editing:
J. David Spurlock
Color:
Color Covers; Mostly Black & White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US Size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (#1-13, 15); Squarebound (#14)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Limited edition. Two thousand copies printed. Some information for this issue from Error Report #2835, from J. David Spurlock.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Pratt (painting)
Inks:
George Pratt (painting)
Colors:
George Pratt (painting)
Letters:
?

Letter from the Editor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. David Spurlock
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Indicia also included.

Indexer Notes

Spurlock notes that distribution changes caused this issue to have the lowest print run of the entire series up to that point.

Unfunny Comix: The Times, They Are Not Nifty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Barron Storey
Pencils:
Barron Storey
Inks:
Barron Storey
Letters:
Barron Storey

Synopsis:
Another stunning series of images from Storey, this time touching on themes of both financial and personal insecurity.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Barron Storey; Jim Steranko
Inks:
Barron Storey; Jim Steranko
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promos for "The Marat/Sade Journals" and a Steranko card set.

Meanwhile... (Table of Contents)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
George Pratt; J. David Spurlock [as David Spurlock]
Pencils:
George Pratt (painting)
Inks:
George Pratt (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Part three of the George Pratt interview. Three paintings and four sketches decorate the text.

["Welcome to the happy sales staff of Fred's Toys, Mr. Vengeance."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Vengeance! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed); Mike Stanfill
Pencils:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Inks:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Letters:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Vengeance
Synopsis:
Mr. Vengeance is at the receiving end of some violent toys in his new toy store salesman job.

["I'm telling you. We can keep the American wet dream alive."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Vengeance! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed); Mike Stanfill
Pencils:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Inks:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Letters:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Vengeance
Synopsis:
Mr. Vengeance tries out his lines on several women at Al's Singles Bar.

Numb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Scott Hay
Pencils:
Fernando Ramirez
Inks:
Fernando Ramirez
Letters:
Fernando Ramirez

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
The story of how a kid overcame his numbness after experiencing an accident and a fractured family life.

Animal Rights Comix (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Pencils:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Inks:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Letters:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
In a single page the cartoonist pokes fun at animals, animal rights activists and fur wearers.

["Thanks for agreeing to watch our kids, Mr. Vengeance."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Vengeance! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Pencils:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Inks:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)
Letters:
Buddy Hickerson [as Hickerson] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Mr. Vengeance takes a (very) extreme route in handling babysitting duties.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
J. David Spurlock [as David Spurlock] (signed)
Inks:
J. David Spurlock [as David Spurlock] (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promo for Rick Montana Space Cowboy.

Watchdog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ramirez [as Fernando H. Ramirez]
Pencils:
Fernando Ramirez [as Fernando H. Ramirez]
Inks:
Fernando Ramirez [as Fernando H. Ramirez]
Letters:
Fernando Ramirez [as Fernando H. Ramirez]

The Temptation of Christ (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fernando Ramirez
Pencils:
Fernando Ramirez
Inks:
Fernando Ramirez
Letters:
Fernando Ramirez

Genre:
religious
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Synopsis:
A brief passage featuring Jesus crossing the desert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
J. David Spurlock
Inks:
J. David Spurlock
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Promos for the following month's J. David Spurlock "Sledge Iris" story and the "Cutting Edge Creator Card Set."