(August 1987)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1986 Series
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Price:
25.00 USD 28.00 CAD
Pages:
540
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand:
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
ISBN:
0-919359-08-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Dave Sim
Color:
Color Covers (#13-16); Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Cerebus (Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1977 series) #1-25.
1st Printing August 1987; 2nd Printing January 1990; 3rd Printing January 1991;
4th Printing January 1992; 5th Printing July 1993; 6th Printing July 1994.
1st printing is unnumbered.


Cerebus (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Sim; Gerhard (back grounds)
Inks:
Dave Sim; Gerhard (back grounds)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cerebus

The Flame Jewel (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cerebus (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally untitled.

Captive in Boreala (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Eye of Terim (Introduction)
Reprints:

Song of Red Sophia (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Red Sophia (introduction); Henrot the Wizard (introduction); Feras (introduction)
Synopsis:
Sophia marries Feras
Reprints:

Death's Dark Tread (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Elrod (introduction); Death (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Diamondback first mentioned

The Idol (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Bran Mak Muffin (introduction)
Synopsis:
Cerebus discovers the Pigts consider him the reincarnation of their ancient god
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origianlly untitled.

The Secret (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jaka (introduction); Brothers of the Black Sun (introduction); E'Lass
Reprints:

Black Sun Rising (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Elrod; Brothers of the Black Sun
Reprints:

Day of the Earth-Pig (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Cerebus becomes leader of the Conniptins.
Reprints:

Swords Against Imesh (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Cerebus invades Imesh.
Reprints:

Merchant of Unshib (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Red Sophia; Meirgen (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Apparently Sophia killed Feras between issues.

The Merchant and the Cockroach (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Cockroach (introduction)
Reprints:

Beduin by Night (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Cockroach; Elrod
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Followed by "Magicking", originally printed in Swords of Cerebus #4, reprinted in Cerebus World Tour Book.

Black Magicking (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Necross the Mad (introduction); Thrunk (introduction)
Reprints:

The Walls of Palnu (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius (2nd appearance, after "Silverspoon")
Synopsis:
Lord Julius of Palnu appoints Cerebus Kitchen Staff Supervisor (in charge of security).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story follows "Silverspoon" originally printed as a serial in the Comic Buyer's Guide (1980), reprinted in Cerebus World Tour Book.

A Day In the Pits (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius
Reprints:

A Night at the Masque (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius; E'Lass
Synopsis:
Cerebus defeats the rebellion and leaves Palnu before discovering that Jaka is Lord Julius' niece.
Reprints:

Champion (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius
Synopsis:
Cerebus prepares to invade Palnu.
Reprints:

Fluroc (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius
Reprints:

She-Devil In the Shadows (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Julius; Henrot; Geeta (introduction)
Reprints:

Mind Game (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cirinists (introduction); Suenteus Po (founder of the Illusionists)(introduction)
Synopsis:
Cerebus is hallucinating.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is actually a puzzle. You have to chop up the issue to assemble it.

Captain Cockroach (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Elrod (Bunky); Captain Cockroach; President Weisshaupt (of the United Feldwar States)
Synopsis:
Weisshaupt uses racism against the Hsifians to build his political base.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Follows "What Happened Between Issues 20 and 21" originally printed in Swords of Cerebus #3, Fall 1981, reprinted in Cerebus World Tour Book.

The Death of Elrod (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Elrod (Bunky); Captain Cockroach; President Weisshaupt (of the United Feldwar States)
Synopsis:
Elrod is killed and comes back as a ghost who can inhabit others bodies.
Reprints:

The Beguiling (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Madame Dufort (introduction); Theresa; Janette; Katrina
Synopsis:
Cerebus recuperates at a school for girls.
Reprints:

Swamp Sounds (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Madame Dufort (revealed to be Prof Charles X Claremont) ; Theresa; Janette; Katrina; Woman Thing
Synopsis:
Claremont conjures up the Apocalypse Beast, Woman Thing.
Reprints:

This Woman, This Thing (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sim
Pencils:
Dave Sim
Inks:
Dave Sim
Letters:
Dave Sim

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Claremont; Woman Thing; Sump Thing (introduction); the artist (introduction)
Synopsis:
Woman Thing meets Sump Thing.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cerebus
    Cerebus
  2. 1. The Flame Jewel
    Cerebus
  3. 2. Captive in Boreala
    Cerebus
  4. 3. Song of Red Sophia
    Cerebus
  5. 4. Death's Dark Tread
    Cerebus
  6. 5. The Idol
    Cerebus
  7. 6. The Secret
    Cerebus
  8. 7. Black Sun Rising
    Cerebus
  9. 8. Day of the Earth-Pig
    Cerebus
  10. 9. Swords Against Imesh
    Cerebus
  11. 10. Merchant of Unshib
    Cerebus
  12. 11. The Merchant and the Cockroach
    Cerebus
  13. 12. Beduin by Night
    Cerebus
  14. 13. Black Magicking
    Cerebus
  15. 14. The Walls of Palnu
    Cerebus
  16. 15. A Day In the Pits
    Cerebus
  17. 16. A Night at the Masque
    Cerebus
  18. 17. Champion
    Cerebus
  19. 18. Fluroc
    Cerebus
  20. 19. She-Devil In the Shadows
    Cerebus
  21. 20. Mind Game
    Cerebus
  22. 21. Captain Cockroach
    Cerebus
  23. 22. The Death of Elrod
    Cerebus
  24. 23. The Beguiling
    Cerebus
  25. 24. Swamp Sounds
    Cerebus
  26. 25. This Woman, This Thing
    Cerebus
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