(November 1990)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD; 4.25 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Matt (signed)
Inks:
Joe Matt (signed)
Colors:
Joe Matt (signed); Rayson Films (separations)
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An ad for the first issue of “Dirty Plotte”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Matt; Emilie Harvey; Scott Russo; L.J. Kopf; Brian Sendelbach; Matt Stromberg; Wayne Honath; Rick Geary; Stephen Geary; T. Motley
Inks:
Joe Matt; Emilie Harvey; Scott Russo; L.J. Kopf; Brian Sendelbach; Matt Stromberg; Wayne Honath; Rick Geary; Stephen Geary; T. Motley
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Torments of My Mind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Matt
Pencils:
Joe Matt
Inks:
Joe Matt
Letters:
Joe Matt

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Matt; Dad; Chris; Mom; Peter; Monica; Grandpop; Grandmother; Laura #1; Kevin; Trish; Laura #2; Tom; Ron; Heidi
Synopsis:
Joe visits his dysfunctional family and describes his relationships with two women named Laura.
Keywords:
autobiography

I Was a Self-Confessional Cartoonist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Pimple
Pencils:
T. Motley
Inks:
T. Motley
Letters:
T. Motley

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Roger; Wes; Ginger Duck; Scott; Dennis Pimple
Synopsis:
A comic book writer gets over his brief dalliance with autobiographical comics.
Keywords:
autobiography

Letters to London (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Emilie Harvey
Pencils:
Emilie Harvey
Inks:
Emilie Harvey
Letters:
Emilie Harvey

Characters:
Truck Driver; Hippy Guy; Zoe

Silas II (The Epic) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dave; Silas Rhodes; Phil McCrack; Kalli Flower; Jerry Rabinowitz
Synopsis:
A send-up of Silas Rhodes and the School of Visual Arts

Der Fuhrer der S.V.A. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Silas Rhodes; Superman (cameo); Hawkman (cameo); Spider-Man (cameo)
Synopsis:
Silas addresses the students of the School of Visual Arts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An ad for the first issue of “Snake Eyes”

Artistic License (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Colin Upton
Pencils:
Stephen Geary
Inks:
Stephen Geary
Letters:
Stephen Geary

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Suzy Wong [Susan Wong]; Sculptor; David Letterman; Playwright Friend

Franz and Fine in Dreary Day (Table of Contents)

Franz and Fine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
L.J. Kopf
Pencils:
L.J. Kopf
Inks:
L.J. Kopf
Letters:
L.J. Kopf

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Franz; Fine

My Luck With Dogs (Table of Contents)

Billy Mathers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Sendelbach
Pencils:
Brian Sendelbach
Inks:
Brian Sendelbach
Letters:
Brian Sendelbach

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Mathers; Chewbacca; Felix; Grover; Ernie; Mr. Bill; Fred; Dwight
Synopsis:
A seven-year-old tells about his bad luck at having dogs that stay alive.

Card Club (Table of Contents)

Billy Mathers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Sendelbach
Pencils:
Brian Sendelbach
Inks:
Brian Sendelbach
Letters:
Brian Sendelbach

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Mathers; Mom
Synopsis:
Billy can't get to sleep on a school night because of his mom and her friends.

Haircuts (Table of Contents)

Billy Mathers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brian Sendelbach
Pencils:
Brian Sendelbach
Inks:
Brian Sendelbach
Letters:
Brian Sendelbach

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Mathers
Synopsis:
Billy hates getting his hair cut.

The Death of a Beatle (Table of Contents)

Billy Mathers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brian Sendelbach
Pencils:
Brian Sendelbach
Inks:
Brian Sendelbach
Letters:
Brian Sendelbach

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Mathers; Sammy

Muff Diver (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Stromberg
Pencils:
Matt Stromberg
Inks:
Matt Stromberg
Letters:
Matt Stromberg

Characters:
Driver; Harry; Dick; Muff Diver

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
José Muñoz
Inks:
José Muñoz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An ad for “Billie Holiday”

The Paperboy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wayne Honath
Pencils:
Wayne Honath
Inks:
Wayne Honath
Letters:
Wayne Honath

Characters:
Paperboy; Jim

[“Seneca: Wrote on a golden desk.”] (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 “Seneca” to “Suicide.” One illustration for “Stomach.”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A subscription ad for future issues of this soon-to-be-cancelled publication; back cover ad for “Peter Kuper's New York New York” and the Fantagraphics “World War 3 Illustrated” anthology

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Torments of My Mind
  5. 4. I Was a Self-Confessional Cartoonist!
  6. 5. Letters to London
  7. 6. Silas II (The Epic)
  8. 7. Der Fuhrer der S.V.A.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Artistic License
  11. 10. Franz and Fine in Dreary Day
    Franz and Fine
  12. 11. My Luck With Dogs
    Billy Mathers
  13. 12. Card Club
    Billy Mathers
  14. 13. Haircuts
    Billy Mathers
  15. 14. The Death of a Beatle
    Billy Mathers
  16. 15. Muff Diver
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. The Paperboy
  19. 18. [“Seneca: Wrote on a golden desk.”]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  20. 19. [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