(June 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1986 Series
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Price:
3.95 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson (Consulting 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

1st printing: April 1988


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Peter Kuper [as Kuper]
Inks:
Peter Kuper [as Kuper]
Colors:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Franz Kafka's Fratricide (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Kuper
Pencils:
Peter Kuper
Inks:
Peter Kuper
Letters:
Peter Kuper

Characters:
Schmar; Pallas; Mrs. Wese; Policeman
Reprints:

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano Lopez]
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano Lopez]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

five panels from the series are included

[“Ana, it's not much, I know, but let me tell you once again that I'm here to obey you”] (Table of Contents)

Ana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gabriel Solano Lopez; Kim Thompson (translated by)
Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters:
Bill Spicer

Genre:
Drama
Characters:
Ana; The Cop; Salesman; The Fiancee; Indian Girl
Reprints:

Down in the Dark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Sala
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Letters:
Richard Sala

Characters:
The Night Man; Merphex Bucephalus; The Wayward Hypnotist; The Ape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 8 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

ads for various Fantagraphics publications

Guys Without Penises (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Humor

["This is a very personal story."] (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; Mom; Local Pediatrician; Cheryl; Dad
Keywords:
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

promo for back issues of “Prime Cuts”

Letter to a Young Poet 1910 (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Herman Hesse
Letters:
typeset

[“C'mon, Mr. Groff! You can't pass up seeing this!”] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Page numbered #671

Survival (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils:
William Messner-Loebs
Inks:
William Messner-Loebs
Letters:
William Messner-Loebs

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Angeldot; Uncledaddy [Wizard Roark]; Toto; Harold George Wells; Tess

Literary Circles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thomas

["Guests: Hold them up as examples to your son."] (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

Synopsis:
from “Guests” to “Hysteria”

Indexer Notes

Geary illustrates Flaubert's definition of "hasheesh"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

promo for “The Complete Crumb Comics”

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Franz Kafka's Fratricide
  4. 3. What Has Gone Before
  5. 4. [“Ana, it's not much, I know, but let me tell you once again that I'm here to obey you”]
    Ana
  6. 5. Down in the Dark
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Guys Without Penises
  9. 8. ["This is a very personal story."]
    Minor Memories and the Art of Adolescence
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Letter to a Young Poet 1910
  12. 11. [“C'mon, Mr. Groff! You can't pass up seeing this!”]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  13. 12. Survival
  14. 13. Literary Circles
  15. 14. ["Guests: Hold them up as examples to your son."]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Christopher Day