(March 1990)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Gary Groth (Editor-In-Chief); Kim Thompson (Consulting Editor)
Color:
Color Covers, Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
10.75" x 8.25" (27.3 cm x 20.95 cm)
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going

[Comix de Balthazar] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Balthazar
Inks:
Balthazar
Colors:
Balthazar Lui-meme
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Maria; The Boss

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

an ad for “The Art of Basil Wolverton”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roger Langridge; Ward Kimball; Franquin; Rick Geary; Balthazar; Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]; Douglas Michael; Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Roger Langridge; Ward Kimball; Franquin; Rick Geary; Balthazar; Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]; Douglas Michael; Jacques Tardi
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents, production credits and indicia; eight small illustrations taken from the story contents

Comix de Balthazar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Balthazar
Pencils:
Balthazar
Inks:
Balthazar
Letters:
?

Characters:
Maria; The Boss; Man
Synopsis:
A man tries to have an affair with his boss's wife

Homely on the Range (Table of Contents)

The Gump / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrew Langridge
Pencils:
Roger Langridge
Inks:
Roger Langridge
Letters:
Roger Langridge

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Gump

Popcorn Pimps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]
Pencils:
Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]
Inks:
Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]
Letters:
Pat Moriarity [as Patrick Moriarity]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Pat Moriarity; Sgt. Stream; Larry [Lexy Smith]; Dee [Darren Smith]; Steve; Jeff; Mark; Robert Cardoza
Synopsis:
Pat recounts the time he was abducted and forced to drive around town by two drug-addicted scam artists
Keywords:
autobiography

[“Parrington was notorious in the HCCA for his frequent repair stops.”] (Table of Contents)

Asinine Alley / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball
Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Parrington
Reprints:
  • from ?

[“NEWS ITEM: Totally disregarding the manditory departure ceremonies as prescribed” [sic]] (Table of Contents)

Asinine Alley / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball
Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

Alternate Fuel Sources... (Table of Contents)

Asinine Alley / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball
Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

Smog Solution Idea No. 1,643 (Table of Contents)

Asinine Alley / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball
Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

[“Gasohol”] (Table of Contents)

Asinine Alley / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

an ad for the Fantagraphics “World War 3 Illustrated” anthology

Chapter 3: The All Ohio Stilt Infantry (Table of Contents)

Adventure Ohio / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Douglas Michael
Pencils:
Douglas Michael
Inks:
Douglas Michael
Letters:
Douglas Michael

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
General Skeeze; Lydia; Phylabis Hayes; Major Lew 'Wrong Way' Shivers
Synopsis:
An ahem, stilted send-up of the American penchant for paranoia, war-mongering and those who profit from such things.

[“Yes! I said sort through all that stuff!”] (Table of Contents)

Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Franquin; Dwight R. Decker (translation)
Pencils:
Franquin
Inks:
Franquin
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]
Synopsis:
Gomer tries to shoot a wad with a rubber band
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #680

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Jacques Tardi
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

two illustrations taken from the story contents

[“And so it goes. For good or ill, things sometime happen quickly...”] (Table of Contents)

Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Malet; Jacques Tardi; Kim Thompson (translated by)
Pencils:
Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Jacques Tardi
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Belita Morales; Nestor Burma; Salvador; Forest; Norbert Ballin
Reprints:
  • from ?

[“Modelling: In front of any statue, say: “The modelling has a certain charm.””] (Table of Contents)

Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gustave Flaubert
Pencils:
Rick Geary
Inks:
Rick Geary
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

From “Modelling” to “Odalisk.” One small illustration for “Navigator.”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

ads for “Graphic Story Monthly” and “Best Comics of the Decade”