(1984)

Raw Books, 1980 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
5.00 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages:
112
Indicia frequency:
Published about twice a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Raw Books & Graphics
Editing:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Color:
Color Covers; Black & White Interiors with some Color
Dimensions:
10.5" x 14.12" (26.67 cm x 35.86 cm)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched (#1-7); Squarebound (#8)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia: "RAW is published about twice a year by RAW BOOKS & GRAPHICS, 27 Greene Street, NYC, N.Y. 10013. It is not published by or connected with Real Art Ways (RAW) INK (INC.) or any other organization.

Entire contents © 1984 by Raw Books & Graphics unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved. We are not responsible for unsolicited submissions. Send only non-returnable photocopies.

Publisher: Françoise Mouly; Design & Production: Françoise Mouly; Aides: Kristin Barnet; Tomas Bunk; Kevin Hein; Paul Karasik; Mark Newgarden

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Andrew Baum, Judy Funk, Bob Guglielmo, Mark Michaelson and Daniel Shapiro.; PRINTING: Malmar Graphics, Inc., NYC; BINDING: Dependable Bindery, NYC"


The Graphix Magazine That Overestimates the Taste of the American Public (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Colors:
Françoise Mouly

Bolsheviks Returning Home After a Demonstration (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vitaly Komar (painting); Alexander Melamid (painting)
Inks:
Vitaly Komar (painting); Alexander Melamid (painting)
Colors:
Vitaly Komar (painting); Alexander Melamid (painting)

Indexer Notes

A 1981-82 painting. Photo of it taken by D. James Dee. "Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts."

Raw 6 (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

title page; table of contents; indicia and production credits; a list of other RAW publications; several dozen small illustrations taken from the interior contents

Nothing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Beyer
Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Letters:
Mark Beyer

Characters:
Tony

Modern Art (Table of Contents)

Anton Makasarr / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joost Swarte
Pencils:
Joost Swarte
Inks:
Joost Swarte
Letters:
Joost Swarte

Characters:
Anton Makasarr; Pierre; Kid
Reprints:
  • from ? (1978)

An Aborigine Among the Skyscrapers (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bin Labutau
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman [as Spieg.] (signed)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman [as Spieg.] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text excerpt from the book “In Search of Eden” (Mentor Books, 1981) accompanied by a full-page background illustration

Bad Money (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Reprints:

Tenochtitlan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carlos Sampayo; Michele Curel (translation); Kristin Barnet (translation); Françoise Mouly (translation)
Pencils:
José Muñoz
Inks:
José Muñoz
Letters:
Phil Felix

Characters:
H.H. Kuntz; Walker; Lisa; Heinz
Reprints:

Advertisements (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Gallagher; Paul Karasik; Mark Michaelson; Charles Burns; Mark Newgarden; Tomas Bunk; Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Rick Gallagher; Paul Karasik; Mark Michaelson; Charles Burns; Mark Newgarden; Tomas Bunk; Art Spiegelman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fourteen small ads designed by the listed artists for the following (from NYC unless otherwise noted): Danceteria; House Party; Village Comic Shop; Todd's; Hake's Americana & Collectibles (York, PA); Lynda Barry's “Big Ideas” book; Rhythm and Romance swing band; Hot House; Impulse magazine; Independent Publications (Chicago, ILL); Razzamatazza Catalog (Charlottesville, VA); Mark Marek's New Wave Comics; Gunther Graphics; Top-Drawer Rubber Stamp Co. (Hancock, VT)

Nectar of the Gods (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jayr Pulga
Pencils:
Jayr Pulga
Inks:
Jayr Pulga
Letters:
Jayr Pulga

Characters:
Brother; Mom; Dad

Use the Mood of the Past to Rewire Your Brain For the Future! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

This is the magazine's centerspread. Meulen is credited here with both with his name and his "Eddy Flippo" pseudonym.

[“After that- I need a glass of water. I need a plumber.”] (Table of Contents)

Jack Survives / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Moriarty
Pencils:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)

Characters:
Jack Moriarty; Plumber
Reprints:

Advertisements (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Gallagher; Paul Karasik; Mark Michaelson; Charles Burns; Mark Newgarden; Tomas Bunk; Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Rick Gallagher; Paul Karasik; Mark Michaelson; Charles Burns; Mark Newgarden; Tomas Bunk; Art Spiegelman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fifteen small comic-panel size ads designed by the listed artists for the following (from NYC unless otherwise noted): Anarcoma (Catalan Communications); Wayside Music (Wheaton, MD); Trash and Vaudeville; Soho Zat; Eastern Artists; “M” a Clothing Store (New Haven, CT); Tilden – Foley Gallery (New Orleans); Goods Department Store Inc. (Boston, MA); Detail; Rube Goldberg: A Retrospective; Lambiek (Holland); Clothing Warehouse; Printed Matter; Lifecafe; Modern Girls

Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Chapter Five): Mouse Holes (Table of Contents)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly; Vladek; Mala; Cousin; Doctor Orens; Friend of the Family; Lolek; Anja; Uncle Persis; Mashka; Tosha; Bibi; Lonia; Richiev; Jakov Spiegelman; Haskel; Sergeant; Miloch; Ben; Pesach
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pgs. 88-119. A 9” x 6” (22.86 cm x 15.24 cm) saddle-stitched insert bound to the magazine. The story includes all four pages of Spiegelman's “Prisoner of Hell Planet.”

[“Juden Ravs!”] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A reversed panel from pg. 105 of the booklet

The Polly Seed Expert (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor [as B. Katchor] (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Katchor [as B. Katchor] (signed)
Inks:
Ben Katchor [as B. Katchor] (signed)
Letters:
Ben Katchor [as B. Katchor] (signed)

Characters:
Maurice Kandel; Doctor Okrutnay

Zombie Shock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Fisher
Pencils:
Mark Fisher
Inks:
Mark Fisher
Letters:
Mark Fisher

A Marriage Made in Hell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Letters:
Charles Burns

Characters:
John Dough; Lydia; Miss Holburn
Reprints:

Humor Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Caro; Art Spiegelman (Translation); Françoise Mouly (Translation)
Pencils:
Marc Caro
Inks:
Marc Caro
Letters:
Françoise Mouly

[“Where's the puffed wheat?”] (Table of Contents)

Pud + Spud / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Newgarden
Pencils:
Mark Newgarden
Inks:
Mark Newgarden
Letters:
Mark Newgarden

Characters:
Pud; Spud
Reprints:

The Lou Costello Jr. Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Characters:
Lou Costello Jr.; Lou Costello; Bud Abbott; Jimmy Durante
Synopsis:
Another sampling of Friedman's pitch black humor. A story told from the point of view of Lou Costello's dead baby son.
Reprints:

[“How can it be taking the ambulances so long to get here!!??”] (Table of Contents)

Jimbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Panter
Pencils:
Gary Panter
Inks:
Gary Panter
Letters:
Gary Panter

Characters:
Jimbo; Smoggo
Reprints:

[“The sun fills the desert with heat, and Mr. & Mrs. Joshua with slumber”] (Table of Contents)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Herriman
Pencils:
George Herriman
Inks:
George Herriman
Letters:
George Herriman

Characters:
Krazy Kat; Ignatz
Reprints:
  • from Krazy Kat Sunday (King Features Syndicate)

Maman Que J'aime [I Love My Mommy] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Pascal Doury (painting)
Inks:
Pascal Doury (painting)
Colors:
Pascal Doury (painting)

School of Visual Arts (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Colors:
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jack
Synopsis:
Jack thinks of painting a canvas while painting a chair.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover contains a nearly full-page illustration with a brief blurb about the school.