(1989)

Penguin, 1989 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
14.95 USD; 19.95 CAD; 7.99 GBP
Pages:
204
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
[penguin in an oval]
ISBN:
0-14-012265-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978014012265790000
Editing:
Art Spiegelman; Francoise Mouly
Color:
color cover; mostly black and white interiors
Dimensions:
5.5" x 8" (13.9 cm x 20.32 cm)
Binding:
softcover

Open Wounds from the Cutting Edge of Commix (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Panter (painting) (credited); Art Spiegelman (inset)
Inks:
Gary Panter (painting) (credited); Art Spiegelman (inset)
Colors:
Gary Panter (painting) (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Putting The Litter Back Into Literature (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen] (credited)
Inks:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen] (credited)
Colors:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen] (credited)

[Contents] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman ?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Indicia, table of contents and very short bios of each of the contributors.

Teen Plague (Table of Contents)

Big Baby / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns (signed) [as C. Burns]
Pencils:
Charles Burns (signed) [as C. Burns]
Inks:
Charles Burns (signed) [as C. Burns]
Letters:
Charles Burns (signed) [as C. Burns]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Big Baby
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This was originally serialized in a number of alt weekly newspapers. Later on it was reprinted as "Big Baby" by Fantagraphics 1999 and by Cornélius in 2003.

Dead Dick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Letters:
Art Spiegelman (credited)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Existential parody of Dick Tracy.
Reprints:

A Shaggy Ant Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green (signed)
Pencils:
Justin Green (signed)
Inks:
Justin Green (signed)
Letters:
Justin Green (signed)

Genre:
biography

Reds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Newgarden (credited)
Pencils:
Drew Friedman (credited)
Inks:
Drew Friedman (credited)
Letters:
Drew Friedman (credited)

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Title appears as a neon sign in the first panel.

The Gurley Family (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joost Swarte (signed)
Pencils:
Joost Swarte (signed)
Inks:
Joost Swarte (signed)
Letters:
Joost Swarte (signed)

Poop Deck Mysto Cinema (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz] (signed)
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz] (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz] (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz] (painting) (signed)
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz] (signed)

The Glass Thief (Table of Contents)

Amy and Jordan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Beyer (credited)
Pencils:
Mark Beyer (credited)
Inks:
Mark Beyer (credited)
Colors:
Mark Beyer (credited)
Letters:
Mark Beyer (credited)

Characters:
Amy; Jordan

["Quick... Not a moment to lose!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Henk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kamagurka (credited)
Pencils:
Herr Seele (signed)
Inks:
Herr Seele (signed)
Colors:
R. Sikoryak (credited)
Letters:
Herr Seele ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cowboy Henk

With Margaret Neely as Peg (Table of Contents)

text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom De Haven (credited)
Pencils:
Francoise Mouly (design)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Various anti-communist images are used for illustration, none credited.

Wild Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
David N. Holzman (credited)
Pencils:
David N. Holzman (credited) (woodcuts)
Inks:
David N. Holzman (credited) (woodcuts)
Colors:
David N. Holzman (credited) (woodcuts)

Indexer Notes

Wordless comic done in woodcuts.

Inferno Joe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. Sikoryak (credited)
Pencils:
R. Sikoryak (credited)
Inks:
R. Sikoryak (credited)
Colors:
R. Sikoryak (credited)
Letters:
R. Sikoryak (credited)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Dante's Inferno and Bazooka Joe comics.
Reprints:

Karla In Kommieland (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Pencils:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters:
Kim Deitch (signed)

Genre:
biography; satire-parody
Characters:
Karla; Karla's Mother; John; Senator Joseph McCarthy; Kim Deitch; Gene Deitch
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes one page strip "Little Kimbo in Pinkoland"

Here (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard McGuire (credited)
Pencils:
Richard McGuire (credited)
Inks:
Richard McGuire (credited)
Letters:
Richard McGuire (credited)

Synopsis:
The story of a place over time (from 500,957,406,073 BC to 2033 AD) told in overlapping panels.
Reprints:

Bulimic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Villard (credited); Kim Thompson (translation)
Pencils:
Jacques Loustal (credited)
Inks:
Jacques Loustal (credited)
Colors:
Jacques Loustal ?
Letters:
Tomas Bunk (credited)

Reprints:
  • from ? (copyright Editions Albin Michel S. A.)

Social Butterfly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Krystine Kryttre (signed)
Pencils:
Krystine Kryttre (signed)
Inks:
Krystine Kryttre (signed)
Letters:
Krystine Kryttre (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Dated 1988.

["Congratulations Madame It's a son!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Henk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kamagurka (credited)
Pencils:
Herr Seele (credited)
Inks:
Herr Seele (credited)
Letters:
Herr Seele ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Paul (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Pascal Doury (credited)
Pencils:
Pascal Doury (credited)
Inks:
Pascal Doury (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Scratchboard drawings, one per page.

Zephyr (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Kramsky (credited); Kim Thompson (credited) (translation); Lilia Amrosi (credited) (translation); Francoise Mouly [as F.M.] (credited) (translation); Art Spiegelman [as a.s.] (credited) (translation)
Pencils:
Lorenzo Mattotti (credited)
Inks:
Lorenzo Mattotti (credited)
Colors:
Lorenzo Mattotti (credited)
Letters:
Susan Moore (credited)

Reprints:
  • from ? (copyright Editions Albin Michel S. A.)

Mauschwitz (Time Flies) : Chapter Eight (Table of Contents)

Maus / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Genre:
biography; war
Synopsis:
Title page for Maus story in this issue.
Reprints:

Synopsis Chapter Seven (Table of Contents)

Maus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Letters:
Art Spiegelman (credited)

Genre:
biography; war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

26 pages of Chapter Seven reprinted at 9 original pages per reprinted page.

["An epic story told in tiny pictures..."] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for Maus Volume 1, including photo of cover.

["Time flies..."] (Table of Contents)

Maus / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Letters:
Art Spiegelman (credited)

Genre:
biography; war
Reprints:

Rough Sea (Table of Contents)

The Garriris / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed); Deborah Bonner (translation) (credited)
Pencils:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Colors:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed); R. Sikoryak (credited)
Letters:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed); R. Sikoryak (credited)

Indexer Notes

Includes multiple strips, possibly reprinted from various locations.

Public Baths (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Baru (credited); Francoise Mouley (translation) (credited); Art Spiegelman (translation) (credited)
Pencils:
Baru (credited)
Inks:
Baru (credited)
Letters:
R. Sikoryak (credited)

Reprints:
  • from ? [European]

A Nightmare Scare (Table of Contents)

Powerhouse Pepper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton (signed) [as Basil Freakbeak Wolverton]
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed) [as Basil Freakbeak Wolverton]
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed) [as Basil Freakbeak Wolverton]
Letters:
Basil Wolverton (signed) [as Basil Freakbeak Wolverton]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Powerhouse Pepper
Reprints:

The Smell on Exterior Street (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor (credited)
Pencils:
Ben Katchor (credited)
Inks:
Ben Katchor (credited)
Letters:
Ben Katchor (credited)

Few Are Chosen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Sorel (signed)
Pencils:
Edward Sorel (signed)
Inks:
Edward Sorel (signed)
Letters:
Edward Sorel (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
John Barrymore; Gary Cooper; John Updike
Synopsis:
How some famous people failed at being cartoonists.

Putting the Litter Back into Literature (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for various other Raw books.

The Single-Minded Pursuit of More (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Georganne Deen (credited)
Pencils:
Georganne Deen (credited) (painting)
Inks:
Georganne Deen (credited) (painting)
Colors:
Georganne Deen (credited) (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["Raw will rearrange your head."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Burns (credited)
Inks:
Charles Burns (credited)
Colors:
Charles Burns ?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Illustration by Charles Burns of various things coming out of a man's head while he sleeps. Also promotional writing about the book.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Open Wounds from the Cutting Edge of Commix
  2. 1. Putting The Litter Back Into Literature
  3. 2. [Contents]
  4. 3. Teen Plague
    Big Baby
  5. 4. Dead Dick
  6. 5. A Shaggy Ant Story
  7. 6. Reds
  8. 7. The Gurley Family
  9. 8. Poop Deck Mysto Cinema
  10. 9. The Glass Thief
    Amy and Jordan
  11. 10. ["Quick... Not a moment to lose!!!"]
    Cowboy Henk
  12. 11. With Margaret Neely as Peg
  13. 12. Wild Heart
  14. 13. Inferno Joe
  15. 14. Karla In Kommieland
  16. 15. Here
  17. 16. Bulimic
  18. 17. Social Butterfly
  19. 18. ["Congratulations Madame It's a son!!!"]
    Cowboy Henk
  20. 19. Paul
  21. 20. Zephyr
  22. 21. Mauschwitz (Time Flies) : Chapter Eight
    Maus
  23. 22. Synopsis Chapter Seven
    Maus
  24. 23. ["An epic story told in tiny pictures..."]
    Maus
  25. 24. ["Time flies..."]
    Maus
  26. 25. Rough Sea
    The Garriris
  27. 26. Public Baths
  28. 27. A Nightmare Scare
    Powerhouse Pepper
  29. 28. The Smell on Exterior Street
  30. 29. Few Are Chosen
  31. 30. Putting the Litter Back into Literature
  32. 31. The Single-Minded Pursuit of More
  33. 32. ["Raw will rearrange your head."]
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