(January 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1986 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD; 5.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson (Consulting Editor); R. Fiore (Contributing Editor)
Color:
black & white with colour covers
Dimensions:
US magazine size - 10.75" x 8.25" (27.3 cm x 20.95 cm)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First printing: December 1987


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as Solano] (signed)
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as Solano] (signed)
Colors:
S*M Graphics (Color Separations)

Characters:
Ana

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters:
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

includes a blown up panel from the “Ana” story

Chicago '68 part I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Allen Ginsburg; Mayor [Richard J. Daley]; Jean Genet; Ed Sanders
Synopsis:
Spain recounts his adventures during the 1968 Democratic convention
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Chicago '68 part II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Jerry Rubin; Red Cross Girl
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

An Introduction to “Ana” (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kim Thompson
Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters:
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

article accompanied by a small drawing

[“I'm sorry, my child, I don't know what to tell you.”] (Table of Contents)

Ana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gabriel Solano Lopez [as G. Solano]; Kim Thompson (translation); Carol Kovinick-Hernandez (translation)
Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano]
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano]
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Simone de Beauvoir; Ana; Jacques; Pierre; Mr. Philosopher [The Cop]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first two chapters are presented here.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

production credits, indicia; order form for Prime Cuts back issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A gag panel showing four mice working out in their cage.

Conceptual Squalor (Table of Contents)

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man sleeping with a TV set.

[“Here, Spot!”] (Table of Contents)

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[“Yo, Mr. Groff! Here's the books ya wanted!”] (Table of Contents)

Gaston Lagaffe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Groff; Gomer Goof
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Gaston Lagaffe is called "Gomer Goof" in these reprints. Numbered #667

[“Huh? That sound! Watch out!!”] (Table of Contents)

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
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #668

[“Comin' through!”] (Table of Contents)

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
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #669

H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond (Table of Contents)

text story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
H.P. Lovecraft
Pencils:
Daryl Hutchinson
Inks:
Daryl Hutchinson
Letters:
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

Eleven illustrations accompany the text.

Formerly Bobby Buntrock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kronlage
Pencils:
Bob Kronlage
Inks:
Bob Kronlage
Letters:
Bob Kronlage

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bobby Buntrock

Treasure of the Lost Empire (Table of Contents)

Rory Randall, “the Singin' Cowboy” / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Mitch Manzer
Pencils:
Mitch Manzer
Inks:
Mitch Manzer
Letters:
Mitch Manzer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rory Randall; Maxine; Dick Pritkin; Smitty; Alice; Sy; Emperor Namron; Princess Lillian; President of the United States of America; Will

["Farewell: Choke back a sob when referring to Napoleon's farewell at Fontainebleau."] (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:
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

From “Farewell” to “Fulminate.” Includes a single drawing from Geary.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

an ad for “Hollywoodland” and various publications from Catalan Communications

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Chicago '68 part I
  4. 3. Chicago '68 part II
  5. 4. An Introduction to “Ana”
  6. 5. [“I'm sorry, my child, I don't know what to tell you.”]
    Ana
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Edge
  9. 8. Conceptual Squalor
    Edge
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Edge
  11. 10. [“Here, Spot!”]
    Edge
  12. 11. [“Yo, Mr. Groff! Here's the books ya wanted!”]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  13. 12. [“Huh? That sound! Watch out!!”]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  14. 13. [“Comin' through!”]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  15. 14. H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond
  16. 15. Formerly Bobby Buntrock
  17. 16. Treasure of the Lost Empire
    Rory Randall, “the Singin' Cowboy”
  18. 17. ["Farewell: Choke back a sob when referring to Napoleon's farewell at Fontainebleau."]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
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