(January 1991)

Fantagraphics, 1991 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Title logo is hand-lettered. First printing: December 1990. Print run: 3000 copies


(What Are You Waiting For? Buy it Already!) (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Sister Ellspeth; Scott Russo
Keywords:
autobiography

Welcome to My Private Hell (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Franz Kafka (photo)

Indexer Notes

"First off, I should tell you that I loathe each and every one of you. I really do."

Editorial - One Dude's Opinion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Russo (signed)
Letters:
Scott Russo (signed); typeset

Indexer Notes

"Walking down one street in New York City the other day, I was assaulted by no less than four cretins who stuffed flyers in my face."

Writer's Block (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
A writer cannot write.
Keywords:
autobiography

["Sister Hell we used to call her."] (Table of Contents)

Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Sister Ellspeth
Synopsis:
Memories of a nun at school.
Keywords:
autobiography

["In the fifth grade, my class had this pen pal thing with another school. The guy in charge of it was Mr. Topper."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Mr. Topper; Unnamed Girl
Synopsis:
How a pen-pal system run through New York schools worked out for Scott.
Keywords:
autobiography

Those Wacky Skinheads! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo; ? (photo)
Inks:
Scott Russo; ? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Two Skinheads; Mulugeta Seraw [as Mulegeta Seraw] (photo)
Synopsis:
Scott's outrage at a racist attack.

Spiked (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Spike Lee; The Other White Guy
Synopsis:
Scott attends a signing and talk by Spike Lee.
Keywords:
autobiography

["Remember Matthew 9:4! Yes Mr. Crumb?"] (Table of Contents)

Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Sister Ellspeth; Mr. Crumb
Synopsis:
An exchange during high school.
Keywords:
autobiography

["Dear Mr. Russo: Governor Cuomo has asked me to thank you for your recent letter concerning the Supreme Court's..."] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerald C. Crotty; Scott Russo [as Mario Cuomo]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; biography; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Two letters are shown- A reply from New York State's Secretary to the Governor and Russo's sarcastic translation of it.

An Overheard Conversation. Really. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Pencils:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Inks:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Letters:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
People believe leaflets are being passed out demanding people turn gay.
Keywords:
autobiography

Inside Fantagraphics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Pencils:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Inks:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)
Letters:
Scott Russo [as Scott] (signed)

Genre:
humor; fantasy
Characters:
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson; Stan Lee (cameo)
Synopsis:
Fantagraphics work on the cure for AIDS.

["Did anyone ever tell you that you have absolutely no talent whatsover?"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Self-doubt.
Keywords:
autobiography

Tuesday, Sister Gets a Package Meant for Her Neighbor (Table of Contents)

Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sister Ellspeth
Synopsis:
Sister Ellspeth finds a dildo

Fantagraphicus Liberi (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo (signed)
Pencils:
Scott Russo (signed)
Inks:
Scott Russo (signed)
Letters:
Scott Russo (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Satirical comment about the Comics Journal.

["Bishop Thomas V. Daily of the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York at a press conference describing the size of "[his]..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Bishop Thomas V. Daily (photo)

["Sometimes I wish that I could be a different person."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Scott wants to be someone else.

What is Wrong With These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo (photo montage)
Inks:
Scott Russo (photo montage)
Letters:
Scott Russo (newspaper montage)

Characters:
Malcolm X (photo); Jesse Helms (photo); Thomas Jefferson

Finally, a Use for the Crippled (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo (typeset)

Synopsis:
A use for the crippled.

The Classifieds (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
A series of mock-classified ads.

["Ingredients: Enriched Corn Syrup; Salt..... Dehydrated Fun."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. (What Are You Waiting For? Buy it Already!)
  2. 1. Welcome to My Private Hell
  3. 2. Editorial - One Dude's Opinion
  4. 3. Writer's Block
  5. 4. ["Sister Hell we used to call her."]
    Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins
  6. 5. ["In the fifth grade, my class had this pen pal thing with another school. The guy in charge of it was Mr. Topper."]
  7. 6. Those Wacky Skinheads!
  8. 7. Spiked
  9. 8. ["Remember Matthew 9:4! Yes Mr. Crumb?"]
    Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins
  10. 9. ["Dear Mr. Russo: Governor Cuomo has asked me to thank you for your recent letter concerning the Supreme Court's..."]
  11. 10. An Overheard Conversation. Really.
  12. 11. Inside Fantagraphics
  13. 12. ["Did anyone ever tell you that you have absolutely no talent whatsover?"]
  14. 13. Tuesday, Sister Gets a Package Meant for Her Neighbor
    Sister Ellspeth of the Flaming Loins
  15. 14. Fantagraphicus Liberi
  16. 15. ["Bishop Thomas V. Daily of the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York at a press conference describing the size of "[his]..."]
  17. 16. ["Sometimes I wish that I could be a different person."]
  18. 17. What is Wrong With These Pictures?
  19. 18. Finally, a Use for the Crippled
  20. 19. The Classifieds
  21. 20. ["Ingredients: Enriched Corn Syrup; Salt..... Dehydrated Fun."]
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