(June 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); Dale Yarger (design)
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

["Musk of Nun - A New Fragrance by Helena Frankenstein - Attracts Men Like Flies"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roger Langridge
Inks:
Roger Langridge
Colors:
Roger Langridge; Roberta Gregory (separations)
Letters:
Roger Langridge; typeset

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

promo for this very magazine

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roger Langridge; Emilie Harvey; Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]; Douglas Michael; Jim Siergey; Franquin; Roberta Gregory; Kenneth Smith; Jack Jackson; Rick Geary
Inks:
Roger Langridge; Emilie Harvey; Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]; Douglas Michael; Jim Siergey; Franquin; Roberta Gregory; Kenneth Smith; Jack Jackson; Rick Geary
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes ten small illustrations taken from the story contents

Professor Cucumber and His Stereotyped Assistants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Cucumber; Lunk; Miss Lizzy; Mummy of Goddaloddanerf; Uncle Scrooge (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Metamorpho (cameo); Simon Stagg (cameo); Sapphire Stagg (cameo); Java (cameo); Tintin (cameo); Captain Haddock (cameo); Professor Calculus (cameo); Scooby-Doo (cameo); Shaggy (cameo); Velma (cameo); Daphne (cameo); Fred (cameo); E-Man (cameo); Nova Kane (cameo); Mike Mauser (cameo); Teddy Q. (cameo); Popeye (cameo); Olive Oyl (cameo); The Gump (cameo)
Synopsis:
The professor and his assistants encounter a mummy (and others) in a tomb.

Letters From L.A.: Grand Disillusions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Emilie Harvey [as Emilie M. Harvey] (signed)
Pencils:
Emilie Harvey [as Emilie M. Harvey] (signed)
Inks:
Emilie Harvey [as Emilie M. Harvey] (signed)
Letters:
Emilie Harvey [as Emilie M. Harvey] (signed)

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Mom; Lauren; Ex-Boyfriend; Film Director; Tanya; Lucy

Buddy's Habits (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]
Pencils:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]
Inks:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]
Letters:
Lindsay Arnold [as Linzee Arnold]

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Buddy Rich; Lindsay Arnold (unnamed)
Synopsis:
A transcription of the famously abusive Buddy Rich castigating his band. Recorded via audio cassette in a tour bus somewhere in the USA.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the 1923 song by Arnette Nelson & Charles Straight

Adventure Ohio: The Immigrants (Table of Contents)

Adventure Ohio / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Rufus Fistula; Col. Decatheder Mall; H. Carter Sims; Giuseppe; Ma; Shopkeeper

October 24, 1947 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Roberts
Pencils:
Jim Siergey
Inks:
Jim Siergey
Letters:
Jim Siergey

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Walt Disney; Mr. Smith; Mr. Vail; Mr. McDowell
Synopsis:
Walt Disney testifies at the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Keywords:
political

Indexer Notes

All dialogue taken verbatim from Walt Disney's testimony before the H.U.A.C. hearings.

Gomer Goof (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Franquin
Pencils:
Franquin
Inks:
Franquin
Letters:
Franquin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #683

War of the Muses (Table of Contents)

Bitchy Bitch / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roberta Gregory
Pencils:
Roberta Gregory
Inks:
Roberta Gregory
Letters:
Roberta Gregory

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bitchy Bitch; Little Girl; Muffy; Smudge
Synopsis:
Roberta contrasts the artistic tension between following one's own muse and trying to please the audience.
Reprints:

Kafka (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Kenneth Smith
Pencils:
Kenneth Smith
Inks:
Kenneth Smith
Letters:
Kenneth Smith

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Possum On A Stick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Yoyo Pintado; Diego Gortari; Widow Guerra
Synopsis:
Yoyo finally receives his comeuppance after he steals an older man's horse.
Reprints:

Dictionary of Received Ideas [Raft to Selfishness] (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

Indexer Notes

A small illustration for "Restaurant."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Promo pages advertising Graphic Story Monthly (back issues/subscription); Lust of the Nazi Weasel Women; Peter Kuper's New York New York & World War 3.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Musk of Nun - A New Fragrance by Helena Frankenstein - Attracts Men Like Flies"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Professor Cucumber and His Stereotyped Assistants
  5. 4. Letters From L.A.: Grand Disillusions
  6. 5. Buddy's Habits
  7. 6. Adventure Ohio: The Immigrants
    Adventure Ohio
  8. 7. October 24, 1947
  9. 8. Gomer Goof
    Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]
  10. 9. War of the Muses
    Bitchy Bitch
  11. 10. Kafka
  12. 11. Possum On A Stick
  13. 12. Dictionary of Received Ideas [Raft to Selfishness]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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