(April 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

[A Tale of Lust, Murder, and Madness] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Colors:
Jim Woodring
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yoyo Pintado
Reprints:

[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” compilation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Lewis; Jack Jackson; Scott Saavedra; Craig Maynard; Jared Osborn; Jacques Tardi; Franquin; Rick Geary
Inks:
Mark Lewis; Jack Jackson; Scott Saavedra; Craig Maynard; Jared Osborn; Jacques Tardi; Franquin; Rick Geary
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents, production credits, indicia; eight small drawings from the story contents

The Big Quake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Lewis
Pencils:
Mark Lewis
Inks:
Mark Lewis
Letters:
Mark Lewis

The Good Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Yoyo Pintado; Rita
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

ads for “Ralph Steadman's America,” “Feiffer – The Collected Works” and “The Complete Crumb”

I've Cut My Thumb! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Saavedra
Pencils:
Scott Saavedra
Inks:
Scott Saavedra
Letters:
Scott Saavedra

Genre:
humor

[“On my first day of elementary school, I wanted to stay home.”] (Table of Contents)

Minor Memories and the Art of Adolescence / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Maynard
Pencils:
Craig Maynard
Inks:
Craig Maynard
Letters:
Craig Maynard

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Craig Maynard; Fred Maynard; Mom; Cheryl; Principal
Keywords:
autobiography

Organics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jared Osborn
Pencils:
Jared Osborn
Inks:
Jared Osborn
Letters:
Jared Osborn

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kim Thompson
Pencils:
Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Jacques Tardi
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text is accompanied by a page from the previous issue's story and an illustration from one of the earlier chapters

[“Doctor Couderat's practice was located in an elegant little hotel on boulevard Arago”] (Table of Contents)

Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Malet; Jacques Tardi; Kim Thompson (translation)
Pencils:
Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Jacques Tardi
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; detective-mystery
Characters:
Nestor Burma; Doctor Couderat; Guard; Charles Baurenot; Secretary; Jean “L'Insoumis” Deslandes
Reprints:
  • from ?

[“Some days I jus' gotta get muhself outta the pollootted air o' the big city!”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]; Mr. Groff
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #681

[“ODALISK: All Oriental women are Odalisks (See NAUTCH-GIRL.)”] (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 “Odalisk” to “Plant.” Geary illustrates the definition for “Ostrich.”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [A Tale of Lust, Murder, and Madness]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Big Quake
  5. 4. The Good Life
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. I've Cut My Thumb!
  8. 7. [“On my first day of elementary school, I wanted to stay home.”]
    Minor Memories and the Art of Adolescence
  9. 8. Organics
  10. 9. What Has Gone Before
  11. 10. [“Doctor Couderat's practice was located in an elegant little hotel on boulevard Arago”]
    Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge
  12. 11. [“Some days I jus' gotta get muhself outta the pollootted air o' the big city!”]
    Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]
  13. 12. [“ODALISK: All Oriental women are Odalisks (See NAUTCH-GIRL.)”]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Christopher Day