(Summer 1989)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price:
7.95 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
semi-annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand:
Kitchen Sink Comix
Editing:
Monte Beauchamp
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors (#3-7); Color & Black & White (#8)
Dimensions:
8.5" x 5.5" (21.59 cm x 13.97 cm)- #3-7; 10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)- #8
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[It's Wild! It's Weird! It's...] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Colors:
Monte Beauchamp
Letters:
?

Just Say "Yes!" - Commission for a Drug-Filled America (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Xno
Inks:
Xno
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Blab! #4 (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by production credits and indicia

666- A Preview of the Comics Apocalypse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Inks:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Letters:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Antichrist; Jesus Christ
Reprints:

Fred Toote' Rides (Table of Contents)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Fred Toote'; Mrs. Rodriguez; Cynthia Rodriguez; Tex; Gas Station Attendant; "Big Joe" Marciniak
Reprints:

Hypnorama (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Pencils:
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Inks:
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Letters:
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)

Characters:
Graphic Artist; Dr. Verdegast; Boss; Large Man
Reprints:

Comics or Comix? (Table of Contents)

text article / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Pencils:
Robert Crumb; Rick Griffin; S. Clay Wilson; Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Lynch; Rick Corben; Ted Richards; Robert Williams; Art Spiegelman; Guy Colwell
Inks:
Robert Crumb; Rick Griffin; S. Clay Wilson; Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Lynch; Rick Corben; Ted Richards; Robert Williams; Art Spiegelman; Guy Colwell
Letters:
typeset; Robert Crumb; Rick Griffin; S. Clay Wilson; Victor Moscoso; Spain Rodriguez; Jay Lynch; Rick Corben; Gilbert Shelton; Ted Richards; Robert Williams; Art Spiegelman

Reprints:
  • from Infinity (1971)

Indexer Notes

Article divided into two parts- the first part is reprinted from the stated small-press zine. The second part was written in Winter 1988. The text is accompanied by sample artwork (usually small-size) from "Motor City Comics #1," "Homegrown Funnies #1," "Man from Utopia," "Zap Comix #8 & 9," "Big Ass Comics #2," "Nard n' Pat #1," "Up from the Deep #1," "Mr. Natural #3," "Short Order Comix #1," "Inner City Romance #5" and E. Z. Wolf #1. Also includes small-size reproductions of the covers to "Teen-Age Horizons of Shangri-La #1," "Zap Comix #8," "Truckin' #2," "Slow Death #9," "San Francisco Comic Book #3," "Sleazy Scandals of the Silver Screen #1"

["It says here that the Supreme Court has decided that local communities have the power to decide what is pornography!"] (Table of Contents)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Phineas; Freewheelin' Franklin]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This page is placed in the middle of the previous sequence.

["...How irritating!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy
Reprints:

["You ever seen a talking cat?"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy; Freewheellin' Franklin
Reprints:

["Hey dudes and dudettes! Ready to take a walk on the wild side? Then check out this line up of wanton weirdos who are just dying to meet you."] (Table of Contents)

Blab! Dating Depot! / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Xno
Inks:
Xno
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bow-Tie Bob; Belly Salivas; Reptilian Rita; Wall Street Wanda; Oral Olivia; Jimmy Jack Flash; The Bat Babe [Cyndi Storm]; Randy "King Dong" Rhesus

Steven Flips Out (Table of Contents)

Steven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Allen (signed)
Pencils:
Doug Allen (signed)
Inks:
Doug Allen (signed)
Letters:
Doug Allen (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Steven

Snappy Sammy Smoot- Death Merchant (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Pencils:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Letters:
Skip Williamson (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Mr. Blunderbutt; Ms. Von Bulow; J. C.; Bungstein; Ms. Twiglestump

Behind the Eightball- The Daniel Clowes Interview (Table of Contents)

text article / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Beauchamp ?; Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
typeset; Daniel Clowes

["Bix, can I ask you a personal question?"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1979)

Indexer Notes

Also known as "Phoebe & the Pigeon People"

["Like, is this where the free food is, man?"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix; Betty
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1979)

["Tom, baby! It's almost two o'clock in the p.m.! Like where's Grandma Moses with our chow?"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix; Tom
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1979)

["Forget suicide as an alternative, baby! I mean like, look at this way- Life is exactly like this cup of expresso!"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1979)

["Ptoui! Hey, like what is this stuff!"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix; J. R. "Bob" Dobbs (cameo)
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1982)

["When I was in high school, they gave us this pamphlet in science called the Three Whys. General Electric published the thing."] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1980)

["Wake up, Bix! You'll be late for the first day of your new job!"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix; Boss
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1981)

["Hmmm... like, on the one hand- Dr. Ellis holds the thwarted sexual drive to be psychologically crippling to the individual."] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1988)

["I call this one "A Valentine Day's Ode to Society." How do I despise thee? Let me count the ways."] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1989)

["So dig it, Tom! Like, vintage Brubeck! Check out this "Back Bay Blues" cut off the Brubeck Storyville album!"] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix; Tom
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1981)

["Like, wish me luck, doll. I'm going on next."] (Table of Contents)

The Best of Bix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Gary Whitney
Inks:
Gary Whitney
Letters:
Gary Whitney

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bix
Reprints:
  • from The Chicago Reader ? (1985)

The Wages of Sin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Coleman
Pencils:
Joe Coleman
Inks:
Joe Coleman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Priest; Frank
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Single-page illustrations accompanied by text.

Garbage, Gum & Lawsuits: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Garbage Pail Kids, But Were Afraid to Ask (Table of Contents)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Beauchamp ?; Mark Newgarden
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Take-Out Dinah; Meg-A-Volt; Decapitated Hedy; Yicchy Mickey; Dead Ted; Shorned Sean; Armpit Britt; Snotty Lottie; Corroded Carl; Rock E. Horror; Mugged Marcus; Deadly Dudley; Messy Tessie; Ghastly Ashley; Mad Donna; Greaser Greg; Hedda Spreader; Trap Dora

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by eighteen small-size images of the famous cards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

[In This Crazy Issue:] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Sala; Gary Whitney; Doug Allen
Inks:
Richard Sala; Gary Whitney; Doug Allen
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Richard Sala; Gary Whitney; Doug Allen

Indexer Notes

Back cover with a sample panel apiece from the "Hypnorama," "Steven Flips Out" and "Best of Bix" sequences.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [It's Wild! It's Weird! It's...]
  2. 1. Just Say "Yes!" - Commission for a Drug-Filled America
  3. 2. Blab! #4
  4. 3. 666- A Preview of the Comics Apocalypse
  5. 4. Fred Toote' Rides
    Fred Toote'
  6. 5. Hypnorama
  7. 6. Comics or Comix?
  8. 7. ["It says here that the Supreme Court has decided that local communities have the power to decide what is pornography!"]
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  9. 8. ["...How irritating!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  10. 9. ["You ever seen a talking cat?"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  11. 10. ["Hey dudes and dudettes! Ready to take a walk on the wild side? Then check out this line up of wanton weirdos who are just dying to meet you."]
    Blab! Dating Depot!
  12. 11. Steven Flips Out
    Steven
  13. 12. Snappy Sammy Smoot- Death Merchant
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  14. 13. Behind the Eightball- The Daniel Clowes Interview
  15. 14. ["Bix, can I ask you a personal question?"]
    The Best of Bix
  16. 15. ["Like, is this where the free food is, man?"]
    The Best of Bix
  17. 16. ["Tom, baby! It's almost two o'clock in the p.m.! Like where's Grandma Moses with our chow?"]
    The Best of Bix
  18. 17. ["Forget suicide as an alternative, baby! I mean like, look at this way- Life is exactly like this cup of expresso!"]
    The Best of Bix
  19. 18. ["Ptoui! Hey, like what is this stuff!"]
    The Best of Bix
  20. 19. ["When I was in high school, they gave us this pamphlet in science called the Three Whys. General Electric published the thing."]
    The Best of Bix
  21. 20. ["Wake up, Bix! You'll be late for the first day of your new job!"]
    The Best of Bix
  22. 21. ["Hmmm... like, on the one hand- Dr. Ellis holds the thwarted sexual drive to be psychologically crippling to the individual."]
    The Best of Bix
  23. 22. ["I call this one "A Valentine Day's Ode to Society." How do I despise thee? Let me count the ways."]
    The Best of Bix
  24. 23. ["So dig it, Tom! Like, vintage Brubeck! Check out this "Back Bay Blues" cut off the Brubeck Storyville album!"]
    The Best of Bix
  25. 24. ["Like, wish me luck, doll. I'm going on next."]
    The Best of Bix
  26. 25. The Wages of Sin
  27. 26. Garbage, Gum & Lawsuits: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Garbage Pail Kids, But Were Afraid to Ask
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. [In This Crazy Issue:]
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