(1991)

Macmillan Publishing, 1991 Series
 
Price:
19.95 USD; 27.95 CAD
Pages:
296
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Collier Books
Brand:
Collier Books
ISBN:
0-02-009361-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978002009361990000
Editing:
Bob Callahan
Color:
Black & White with some Color
Dimensions:
8.25" x 10.93" (20.95 cm x 27.7 cm)
Binding:
Softcover

Issue Notes

Cover design by John Sullivan and Dennis Gallagher


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Comics Anthology / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Let it Bleed (Table of Contents)

New Comics Anthology / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Callahan
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]; Art Spiegelman; Tad Dorgan; Mark Beyer; Boris Artzybasheff; Basuk Wolverton; Dominique Grange; Jacques Tardi; Roy Crane; Bernard Krigstein; Harvey Pekar; J.R. Williams; Frank King
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]; Art Spiegelman; Tad Dorgan; Mark Beyer; Boris Artzybasheff; Basuk Wolverton; Dominique Grange; Jacques Tardi; Roy Crane; Bernard Krigstein; Harvey Pekar; J.R. Williams; Frank King
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Uses "clips" from: "Zombies on Broadway," Ace Hole Midget Detective," "Judge Rummy," "The Unpleasant Subway," "Springs With Stings" "The Story of Man," The Murder of Hung," "Buz Sawyer," "Master Race," "Hypothetical Quandary," "Out Our Way," and "Gasoline Alley."

The Laffin' Spittin' Man (Table of Contents)

Lloyd Llewellyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Qaalude Family (Table of Contents)

The Qaalude Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
J.R. Williams
Pencils:
J.R. Williams
Inks:
J.R. Williams
Letters:
J.R. Williams

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. The title is spelled exactly as shown on the page.

My Parents (Table of Contents)

My Parents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

In My Room (Table of Contents)

In My Room / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bagge
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
Peter Bagge

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Can We Go to a Gay Bar Tonight? (Table of Contents)

Life in Hell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Groening
Pencils:
Matt Groening
Inks:
Matt Groening
Letters:
Matt Groening

Characters:
Akbar; Jeff
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Raising Nancies (Table of Contents)

Raising Nancies / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

["Daybreak - a quiet farmhouse on the city's outskirts"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan; Jimmy's Mom; The Visitor; Grandpa
Synopsis:
Jimmy finds a cure for a grandfather's old age.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. Includes a small one-panel Quimby the Mouse strip -"That old-time tuba music sure is a gas..."

We All Live on a Garbage Barge (Table of Contents)

We All Live on a Garbage Barge / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Dangle
Pencils:
Lloyd Dangle
Inks:
Lloyd Dangle
Letters:
Lloyd Dangle

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Unexpected Journey With Los Garriris (Table of Contents)

Los Garriris / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]; Elizabeth Bell (Translation)
Pencils:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Inks:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

["This cave interior is filled with a huge painting, a magical snake symbol being created here by warrior Primitif..."] (Table of Contents)

Primitif / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Pinsent
Pencils:
Ed Pinsent
Inks:
Ed Pinsent
Letters:
Ed Pinsent

Characters:
Primitif; Viraille, the God of Sight
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Twiddlers (Table of Contents)

The Twiddlers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mokeït van Linden [as Mokeit]; Elizabeth Bell (translation)
Pencils:
Mokeït van Linden [as Mokeit]
Inks:
Mokeït van Linden [as Mokeit]
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Characters:
Dum Tweedle; Thumb Twiddle; Dee Tweedle; Badtrip; Twiddle-Ooh-La
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

[Frank and the Blessing of Reverse Containment] (Table of Contents)

Frank and Manhog / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Woodring
Pencils:
Jim Woodring
Inks:
Jim Woodring
Letters:
Jim Woodring

Characters:
Frank; Manhog
Synopsis:
Frank pulls an apple from a tree and takes it to his house. After he cuts the apple open he sees that he's killed the worm that was inside it. Distraught, he chucks the apple outside and returns to see Manhog has consumed the rest of it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. The title is taken from 2003's "The Frank Book." Originally just titled "Frank and Manhog."

Buster in Mouth City (Table of Contents)

Buster in Mouth City / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Hunt Emerson
Pencils:
Hunt Emerson
Inks:
Hunt Emerson
Letters:
Hunt Emerson

Characters:
Buster Keaton

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Farewell to Charlie Chaplin (Table of Contents)

Farewell to Charlie Chaplin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Rick Geary
Pencils:
Rick Geary
Inks:
Rick Geary
Letters:
Rick Geary

Characters:
Charlie Chaplin; Svod; Neighbor from the Room Next Door
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Public Utilities (Table of Contents)

Public Utilities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Francis Masse (French original); Elizabeth Bell (English Translation)
Pencils:
Francis Masse
Inks:
Francis Masse
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Tension Woman (Table of Contents)

Tension Woman / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Schwind
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Another non-linear photomontage piece from this creator. Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Dollboy (Table of Contents)

Dollboy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Characters:
Jockboy; Dr. Morton; Max; Nick
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Indeterminacy (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Characters:
John Cage; Mr. Richard; Henry; Brownie; Master Suzuki; Aunt Marge
Synopsis:
Sikoryak mashes up composer John Cage with classic newspaper strips. Strips like "Ripley's Believe it or Not!," Pogo, Mutt & Jeff, Barnaby, Krazy Kat, Blondie, Prince Valiant, Peanuts, Jimmy Hatlo's "They Do it All the Time" and others are evoked. The titles are "Believe it or Else," "John and Henry," "No Frills," "Jojo," "Father Paul," "Kitty Kook," "Brownie," "Suzuki, Zen Master," "They'll Do Windows," "The Mad Ad Man" and "Little Guys."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Famous Frauds no. 1) (Table of Contents)

Famous Frauds / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Characters:
Carlos Gonzales; Don Carlos Balmori [Senorita Concepcion Jurado]; Major; Major's Niece; Senoria Maria Antonieta
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

More Laugh Makers (Those Irrepressible Funsters...) (Table of Contents)

More Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Shemp Howard; Wally Cox; Richard Deacon; Edgar Buchanan; Junior Samples; Joe E. Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. This books mispells Friedman's name in both the table of contents and story pages.

["Bud Abbott made his final stage appearance in 1974 at the old actors home in Los Angeles."] (Table of Contents)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bud Abbott; Joe DeRita; Oliver Hardy; Fred Quimby; Doodles Weaver; Jimmy Nelson; Danny O'Day; Farfel
Synopsis:
Brief glimpses of the listed characters in their advanced old age.
Reprints:

Laugh Makers (Second of a Series) (Table of Contents)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Arthur Q. Bryan; Mantan Moreland; Dave O'Brien; Mousie Garner; El Brendel; Don Wilson; Frank Fontaine; Larry Fine
Synopsis:
Another set of brief glimpses at the last days of the listed characters.
Reprints:

Laugh Makers (Wallowing in Their Wacky Despair...) (Table of Contents)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jackie Coogan; Joe E. Brown; Bert Lahr; Paul J. Smith; Sammy Wolf; Dick York
Synopsis:
Another set of brief glimpses of "laugh makers" in the latter stage of their lives.
Reprints:

Ace Hole: Midget Detective (Table of Contents)

Ace Hole: Midget Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Characters:
Ace Hole; Greta; Al Floogleman; Laurence Potato-Head; Pablo Picasso (brief cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Bums and the Bird-Spirit (Table of Contents)

Bums and the Bird-Spirit / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Terror from the Grave (Table of Contents)

Terror From the Grave / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rory Hayes
Pencils:
Rory Hayes
Inks:
Rory Hayes
Letters:
Rory Hayes

Characters:
Pooh Rass; Linda
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Unpleasant Subway (Table of Contents)

Amy & Jordan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Beyer
Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Letters:
Mark Beyer

Characters:
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Reprints:
  • from ? (1980)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Dust to Dust (Table of Contents)

Dust to Dust / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Krystine Kryttre
Pencils:
Krystine Kryttre
Inks:
Krystine Kryttre
Letters:
Krystine Kryttre

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Zombies on Broadway (Table of Contents)

Zombies on Broadway / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Characters:
Deke; Blind Pharmacist
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

My Ancestors (Table of Contents)

My Ancestors / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bruce Hilvitz
Inks:
Bruce Hilvitz

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Robbery / Vol Robbery (Table of Contents)

The Robbery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Doucet
Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
Julie Doucet

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Buddha Popeye (Table of Contents)

Buddha Popeye / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roy Tompkins
Inks:
Roy Tompkins
Letters:
Roy Tompkins

Characters:
Buddha Popeye
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike (Table of Contents)

The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Roden
Pencils:
Michael Roden
Inks:
Michael Roden

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Suicide (Table of Contents)

Suicide / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paquito Bolino
Inks:
Paquito Bolino
Letters:
Paquito Bolino

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Job (Table of Contents)

The Job / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Y5/P5
Pencils:
Y5/P5
Inks:
Y5/P5
Letters:
Y5/P5

Characters:
Roger; Roger's Mother; The Boss
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Parfum de la Mort (Table of Contents)

Parfum de la Mort / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

All Consuming Guilt (Table of Contents)

All Consuming Guilt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shaw
Pencils:
Jim Shaw
Inks:
Jim Shaw
Letters:
Jim Shaw

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A send-up of "Chick Tracts." Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Bad (Table of Contents)

Bad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Maruo Suehiro (original Japanese); Hiroshi Amano (English Translation)
Pencils:
Maruo Suehiro
Inks:
Maruo Suehiro
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Characters:
Michael Jackson
Reprints:
  • from New National Kid
Keywords:
manga

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Mr. Cruise (Table of Contents)

Mr. Cruise / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section. This story's title was mispelled in the section title page.

Showdown at Rio Bobo (Table of Contents)

Showdown at Rio Bobo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mack White
Pencils:
Mack White
Inks:
Mack White
Letters:
Mack White

Characters:
Chuck Carson; Boy Howdy; Kid Cyclops
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

It Was Dinoboy's Finest Hour (Table of Contents)

Dinoboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Mavrides
Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavrides
Letters:
Paul Mavrides

Characters:
Dinoboy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Fun Fester Digester (Table of Contents)

Fun Fester Digester / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jonathon Rosen
Pencils:
Jonathon Rosen (signed)
Inks:
Jonathon Rosen (signed)
Letters:
Jonathon Rosen (signed)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Wonderland (Table of Contents)

Wonderland / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Pascal Doury
Inks:
Pascal Doury

Characters:
Theodore Death Head
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the double-page spreads from Raw #5's "Theodore Death Head" story. Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section.

The Junkie (Table of Contents)

The Junkie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruno Richard
Pencils:
Bruno Richard
Inks:
Bruno Richard
Letters:
Bruno Richard

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Melancholy Roustabout (Table of Contents)

The Melancholy Roustabout / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Panter
Pencils:
Gary Panter
Inks:
Gary Panter
Letters:
Gary Panter (typeset)

Characters:
Elvis Presley
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Vanity (Table of Contents)

Vanity / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)
Inks:
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)
Colors:
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)

Indexer Notes

Four illustrations. Part of the "Living Color" section

Gloom (Table of Contents)

Gloom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Sala
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Colors:
Richard Sala

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

Jimmy Rodgers (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Rodgers / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lynda Barry
Pencils:
Lynda Barry (painting)
Inks:
Lynda Barry (painting)
Colors:
Lynda Barry (painting)
Letters:
Lynda Barry

Characters:
Jimmy Rodgers

Indexer Notes

An illustration accompanied by a page of text. Part of the "Living Color" section.

Hot Rod Tales (Table of Contents)

Hot Rod Tales / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Williams (painting)
Inks:
Robert Williams (painting)
Colors:
Robert Williams (painting)

Indexer Notes

Three paintings. Part of the "Living Color" section

Two Covers (Table of Contents)

Two Covers / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Burns (painting)
Inks:
Charles Burns (painting)
Colors:
Charles Burns (painting)

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Two magazine covers. Part of the "Living Color" section

Ocean View (Table of Contents)

Ocean View / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jacques Loustal
Pencils:
Jacques Loustal (painting)
Inks:
Jacques Loustal (painting)
Colors:
Jacques Loustal (painting)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hansi; Full-Bosomed Widow
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

Babyland Babylon (Table of Contents)

Babyland Babylon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Sandlin (painting)
Inks:
David Sandlin (painting)
Colors:
David Sandlin (painting)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

London's Changed (Table of Contents)

London's Changed / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Pencils:
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Inks:
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Letters:
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People (Table of Contents)

When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
Joe Sacco

Characters:
Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris; Ronald Reagan
Synopsis:
An account of the British bombing of Germany from 1940-45, the U.S. bombing of Japan from 1944-45, and the U.S. bombing of Libya in 1986. Illustrations accompanied by quotes from politicians, military officials and the media are used.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Jerusalem (Table of Contents)

Jerusalem / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernhard Willem Holstrop
Pencils:
Bernhard Willem Holstrop
Inks:
Bernhard Willem Holstrop
Letters:
Bernhard Willem Holstrop

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War - Some Excerpts from the C.I.A. War Manual for Rebels (in Nicaragua) (Table of Contents)

Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Pencils:
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Inks:
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Letters:
Carel Moiseiwitsch

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The artist mispelled the title, writing it like this: "Pscychological Operations in Guerrilla War." Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

The Black Freighter (Table of Contents)

The Black Freighter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bertolt Brecht; Cliff Harper
Pencils:
Cliff Harper
Inks:
Cliff Harper
Letters:
Cliff Harper (typeset)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Belfast (Table of Contents)

Belfast / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dan O'Neill
Pencils:
Dan O'Neill
Inks:
Dan O'Neill

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Durruti (Table of Contents)

Durruti / 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:
history
Characters:
Buenaventura Durruti; Salvador Segui; Archbishop of Saragosa; Archibishop Soldevilla of Saragosa; Soldevilla's Sister; Plantation Owner; Nestor Makhno; Alphonso XIII; Longshoreman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The "Cockeyed" Cook Story (Table of Contents)

The "Cockeyed" Cook Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Zingarelli
Pencils:
Mark Zingarelli
Inks:
Mark Zingarelli
Letters:
Mark Zingarelli

Characters:
William Edward Cook; Carl Mosser; Gas Station Attendant; Luckless Officer; Robert Dewey
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Dennis the Sullen Menace (Table of Contents)

Dennis the Sullen Menace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Eichhorn
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Characters:
Dennis Eichhorn; Cellmate; Murderer from Pocatello; Kermit; The Guard; Dickie; Fred
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

34 Penn Station (Table of Contents)

34 Penn Station / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carlos Sampayo; Elizabeth Bell (English Translation)
Pencils:
José Muñoz
Inks:
José Muñoz
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The Law (Table of Contents)

The Law / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marti Riera [as Marti]
Pencils:
Marti Riera [as Marti]
Inks:
Marti Riera [as Marti]
Letters:
Marti Riera [as Marti]

Characters:
The Law; The State; Democracy
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Stalingrad (Table of Contents)

Stalingrad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Colin Upton
Pencils:
Colin Upton
Inks:
Colin Upton
Letters:
Colin Upton

Characters:
Ivan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Ticket, S.V.P! (Table of Contents)

Ticket, S.V.P! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Caro; Elizabeth Bell (translation)
Pencils:
Marc Caro
Inks:
Marc Caro
Letters:
Lea Hernandez

Characters:
The Foreman
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The Murderer of Hung (Table of Contents)

The Murderer of Hung / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dominique Grange; Matthew Screech (translation)
Pencils:
Jacques Tardi
Inks:
Jacques Tardi
Letters:
Trevs Phoenix

Characters:
Nguyen Thi Loan; The Manageress; Jerzy; Slim Anderson; Cliff Brixton
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section. In another case of slipshod copy editing, the writer's name was mispelled in multiple sections of this book.

Supper Time (Table of Contents)

Supper Time / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
Will Eisner

Characters:
Clara; Joe; Chuck
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Growing Up as Arnie's Girl (Table of Contents)

Growing Up as Arnie's Girl / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as Aline Kominsky]
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as Aline Kominsky]
Inks:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as Aline Kominsky]
Letters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb [as Aline Kominsky]

Characters:
Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Arnie Kominsky; Aline's Mother [Blabette Kominsky]; Akkie; Punchie; Leonard
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Binky Brown in "The Taboo Gown" (Table of Contents)

Binky Brown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Characters:
Binky Brown; Coach; O'Malley; Richard Burton (on-screen cameo); Victor Mature (on-screen cameo); Jean Simmons (on-screen cameo); Beulah
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Moonshine Mama (Table of Contents)

Moonshine Mama / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Marrs
Pencils:
Lee Marrs
Inks:
Lee Marrs
Letters:
Lee Marrs

Characters:
Grandma; Joyce; Papa; Ben; Aunt Melissa; Sam
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Midwestern Wedding (Table of Contents)

Midwestern Wedding / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Lay
Pencils:
Carol Lay
Inks:
Carol Lay
Letters:
Carol Lay

Characters:
Junior Brewser; Mr. Brewser; Mrs. Brewser; The Preacher; Pvt. Virginia; Pvt. Lloyd; Mr. Lloyd; Mrs. Lloyd; Cora Lloyd; Performance Artist
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

The Whispering Tree (Table of Contents)

The Whispering Tree / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto]

Characters:
Doralis; Guadalupe; Ofelia
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

The Goat (Table of Contents)

The Goat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Characters:
Becky Snyder; Big Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Labor (Table of Contents)

Labor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carol Tyler
Pencils:
Carol Tyler
Inks:
Carol Tyler
Letters:
Carol Tyler

Characters:
Mama; Teresa; Jamie Lea; Mr. Toga; Miss Tyler
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Funslower Feeds (Table of Contents)

Funslower Feeds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Mario Hernandez

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mario Hernandez; Brother Anthony
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night (Table of Contents)

It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jayr Pulga
Pencils:
Jayr Pulga
Inks:
Jayr Pulga
Letters:
Jayr Pulga

Characters:
Gabriela; Pedro
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

["Dream books are a perfectly legal outgrowth of that illegal pastime of the poor- the numbers game."] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

["Last week- the main waiting for the bus, buys barber shop sweepings for a living."] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Characters:
The Man Waiting for the Bus
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Last week- the oracle of the 'blue dollar' dream book spent his day in a self-service restaurant."] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Reprints:
  • from ?

["Last week- a man was hired to come in at night and print the 'blue dollar' dream book."] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Reprints:
  • from ? (1989)

["Last week- the 'blue dollar' dream book was distributed by a man with an old station wagon."] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Reprints:
  • from ?

Dapper John Minds the Baby (Table of Contents)

In the Days of the Ace Rock 'n' Roll Club / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Campbell
Pencils:
Eddie Campbell
Inks:
Eddie Campbell
Letters:
Eddie Campbell

Characters:
Dapper John Marvin; Dapper John's Dad; Ellen; Ronald; Miles; Liz; Tracey
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist! (Table of Contents)

How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dori Seda
Pencils:
Dori Seda
Inks:
Dori Seda
Letters:
Dori Seda

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dori Seda; Anton Seda; Mrs. Seda [Olga Seda]
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Herge) (Table of Contents)

50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Herge) / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joost Swarte
Pencils:
Joost Swarte
Inks:
Joost Swarte
Letters:
Joost Swarte

Characters:
Swanpool; Remy; Director
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Patton (Table of Contents)

Patton / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb)

Characters:
Charley Patton; Henry Sloan; W.C. Handy; Eddie "Son" House [Son House]; Howlin' Wolf; Tommy Johnson; Bukka White; Washboard Sam; Mrs. Keith Dockery; Lizzie; Tom Rushen; Willie Brown; Louise Johnson; Robert Johnson; Bertha Lee; W.R. Calaway
Synopsis:
This bio of Charley Patton covers some of the major events in his life from his introduction to the blues in the early 1900s to his death in 1934.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

What Big Girls are Made of (Table of Contents)

What Big Girls are Made of / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Diane Noomin
Pencils:
Diane Noomin (signed)
Inks:
Diane Noomin (signed)
Letters:
Diane Noomin (signed)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section. The artist's name is mispelled in multiple locations throughout the book.

Hypothetical Quandary (Table of Contents)

Hypothetical Quandary / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Pekar
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis:
Harvey weighs what the pros and cons would be if he made enough money from writing to support himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The Forthcoming American Splendor" section

Notes on New Comics Artists (Table of Contents)

credits / 6 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief blurbs with copyright credits for all the artists

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Comics Anthology
  2. 1. Let it Bleed
    New Comics Anthology
  3. 2. The Laffin' Spittin' Man
    Lloyd Llewellyn
  4. 3. The Qaalude Family
    The Qaalude Family
  5. 4. My Parents
    My Parents
  6. 5. In My Room
    In My Room
  7. 6. Can We Go to a Gay Bar Tonight?
    Life in Hell
  8. 7. Raising Nancies
    Raising Nancies
  9. 8. ["Daybreak - a quiet farmhouse on the city's outskirts"]
    Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
  10. 9. We All Live on a Garbage Barge
    We All Live on a Garbage Barge
  11. 10. Unexpected Journey With Los Garriris
    Los Garriris
  12. 11. ["This cave interior is filled with a huge painting, a magical snake symbol being created here by warrior Primitif..."]
    Primitif
  13. 12. The Twiddlers
    The Twiddlers
  14. 13. [Frank and the Blessing of Reverse Containment]
    Frank and Manhog
  15. 14. Buster in Mouth City
    Buster in Mouth City
  16. 15. Farewell to Charlie Chaplin
    Farewell to Charlie Chaplin
  17. 16. Public Utilities
    Public Utilities
  18. 17. Tension Woman
    Tension Woman
  19. 18. Dollboy
    Dollboy
  20. 19. Indeterminacy
    Indeterminacy
  21. 20. The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Famous Frauds no. 1)
    Famous Frauds
  22. 21. More Laugh Makers (Those Irrepressible Funsters...)
    More Laugh Makers
  23. 22. ["Bud Abbott made his final stage appearance in 1974 at the old actors home in Los Angeles."]
    Laugh Makers
  24. 23. Laugh Makers (Second of a Series)
    Laugh Makers
  25. 24. Laugh Makers (Wallowing in Their Wacky Despair...)
    Laugh Makers
  26. 25. Ace Hole: Midget Detective
    Ace Hole: Midget Detective
  27. 26. Bums and the Bird-Spirit
    Bums and the Bird-Spirit
  28. 27. Terror from the Grave
    Terror From the Grave
  29. 28. The Unpleasant Subway
    Amy & Jordan
  30. 29. Dust to Dust
    Dust to Dust
  31. 30. Zombies on Broadway
    Zombies on Broadway
  32. 31. My Ancestors
    My Ancestors
  33. 32. The Robbery / Vol Robbery
    The Robbery
  34. 33. Buddha Popeye
    Buddha Popeye
  35. 34. The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike
    The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike
  36. 35. Suicide
    Suicide
  37. 36. The Job
    The Job
  38. 37. Parfum de la Mort
    Parfum de la Mort
  39. 38. All Consuming Guilt
    All Consuming Guilt
  40. 39. Bad
    Bad
  41. 40. Mr. Cruise
    Mr. Cruise
  42. 41. Showdown at Rio Bobo
    Showdown at Rio Bobo
  43. 42. It Was Dinoboy's Finest Hour
    Dinoboy
  44. 43. Fun Fester Digester
    Fun Fester Digester
  45. 44. Wonderland
    Wonderland
  46. 45. The Junkie
    The Junkie
  47. 46. The Melancholy Roustabout
    The Melancholy Roustabout
  48. 47. Vanity
    Vanity
  49. 48. Gloom
    Gloom
  50. 49. Jimmy Rodgers
    Jimmy Rodgers
  51. 50. Hot Rod Tales
    Hot Rod Tales
  52. 51. Two Covers
    Two Covers
  53. 52. Ocean View
    Ocean View
  54. 53. Babyland Babylon
    Babyland Babylon
  55. 54. London's Changed
    London's Changed
  56. 55. When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People
    When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People
  57. 56. Jerusalem
    Jerusalem
  58. 57. Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War - Some Excerpts from the C.I.A. War Manual for Rebels (in Nicaragua)
    Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War
  59. 58. The Black Freighter
    The Black Freighter
  60. 59. Belfast
    Belfast
  61. 60. Durruti
    Durruti
  62. 61. The "Cockeyed" Cook Story
    The "Cockeyed" Cook Story
  63. 62. Dennis the Sullen Menace
    Dennis the Sullen Menace
  64. 63. 34 Penn Station
    34 Penn Station
  65. 64. The Law
    The Law
  66. 65. Stalingrad
    Stalingrad
  67. 66. Ticket, S.V.P!
    Ticket, S.V.P!
  68. 67. The Murderer of Hung
    The Murderer of Hung
  69. 68. Supper Time
    Supper Time
  70. 69. Growing Up as Arnie's Girl
    Growing Up as Arnie's Girl
  71. 70. Binky Brown in "The Taboo Gown"
    Binky Brown
  72. 71. Moonshine Mama
    Moonshine Mama
  73. 72. Midwestern Wedding
    Midwestern Wedding
  74. 73. The Whispering Tree
    The Whispering Tree
  75. 74. The Goat
    The Goat
  76. 75. Labor
    Labor
  77. 76. Funslower Feeds
    Funslower Feeds
  78. 77. It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night
    It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night
  79. 78. ["Dream books are a perfectly legal outgrowth of that illegal pastime of the poor- the numbers game."]
    The Dream Book Business
  80. 79. ["Last week- the main waiting for the bus, buys barber shop sweepings for a living."]
    The Dream Book Business
  81. 80. ["Last week- the oracle of the 'blue dollar' dream book spent his day in a self-service restaurant."]
    The Dream Book Business
  82. 81. ["Last week- a man was hired to come in at night and print the 'blue dollar' dream book."]
    The Dream Book Business
  83. 82. ["Last week- the 'blue dollar' dream book was distributed by a man with an old station wagon."]
    The Dream Book Business
  84. 83. Dapper John Minds the Baby
    In the Days of the Ace Rock 'n' Roll Club
  85. 84. How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist!
    How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist!
  86. 85. 50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Herge)
    50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Herge)
  87. 86. Patton
    Patton
  88. 87. What Big Girls are Made of
    What Big Girls are Made of
  89. 88. Hypothetical Quandary
    Hypothetical Quandary
  90. 89. Notes on New Comics Artists
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