(Summer 1990)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price:
7.95 USD; 9.55 CAD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
semi-annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand:
Kitchen Sink Comix
ISBN:
0878160884 Search at WorldCat
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:
Joe Coleman (painting)
Inks:
Joe Coleman (painting)
Colors:
Joe Coleman (painting)
Letters:
?

Wacky World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Milton Berle; Lee Harvey Oswald; Jerry Lewis; Arthur Bremmer; David Berkowitz; Red Buttons; Edward Gein; Buddy Hackett; Mickey Rooney; Richard Speck; Charles Manson; Bob Hope
Reprints:

Blab #5 (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes production credits and indicia at bottom

The Big Dark Zero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Guy Welles; Dr. Adder; Laura Trilby; Arthur Marks; Pristeen; Les Moore
Reprints:

Lucky to Be Alive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Carol DaRonch; Ted Bundy; Ann Rule

Carl Panzram, #31614 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Carl Panzram; Sgt. Hale; 11-12-Year-Old Kid; Dr. Harris; Henry Lesser; Judge Hopkins; R.G. Warnke
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story told using single-page illustrations accompanied by text

4-Color Frenzy! The Rise and Fall of the Crime Comic Book (Table of Contents)

text story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Zone
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by small-size images of the covers to "Justice #15," "Crime Does Not Pay #42," "Police Lineup! #3," "Crime and Punishment #45," "Real Detective (November 1937, vol.XLII, #1)," "Crime Detective (January ?)," "Inside Detective (May ?)," "Timely Detective Cases (September ?)," "Detective Mysteries (February ?)," "Underwold Detective (October ?)," "Underworld Crime #7," "True Crime Comics v1#2," "The Crime Clinic #3," "Law-Crime #3," "Crime Suspenstories #20 & #22," "Wanted Comics #31," "Crimes by Women #15," "Crime Illustrated #2 (April 1956)," "Shock Illustrated #1," "Adult Tales of Terror Illustrated #1," "Corporate Crime Comics #1 & #2," "Thrillng Murder Comics #1"

Steven In Thin Air (Table of Contents)

Steven / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Steven; Stewardess; Old Lady; Alien Chief; Brock; Bert; Bill

Wilcoxson and Nussbaum (Table of Contents)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez (signed)
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez (signed)
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez (signed)
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez (signed)

Characters:
Robert Randal Wilcoxson; Albert Fredrick Nussbaum; Tex; Spain Rodriguez; Fred Toote'; Vezay Toote'; Principal; Toote's Father; Henry Krauss
Reprints:

["Ah, the vicissitudes of fate. Gunfire, so common in the far-flung hotspots of the world, can cause vexing change..."] (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; Leroy; Huey; Dewey; Neutron; Ragtime Billy; Widow Wyzinski
Synopsis:
Smoot becomes guardian to his three orphaned juvenile delinquent nephews.

One for the Father (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James Russell Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes [as Dan'l Gillespie Clowes]
Inks:
Daniel Clowes [as Dan'l Gillespie Clowes]
Letters:
Daniel Clowes [as Dan'l Gillespie Clowes]

Characters:
Dade; Lunatic with Machete
Reprints:

The Joe Coleman Interview (Table of Contents)

text article / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Beauchamp; Joe Coleman
Pencils:
Joe Coleman
Inks:
Joe Coleman
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interview accompanied by a full page Coleman illustration; two pages from "The Mystery of Woolverine Woo-Bait;" a small-size reproduction of a painting titled "Empress Gift Shop;" small-size images of his covers for "You Can't Win: The Autobiography of Jack Black" and "Apocalypse Culture;" small-size images of the covers to "Shock Suspenstories #12," "The Vault of Horror #30," "The Haunt of Fear #17," "Crime Suspenstories #30," "MAD #22," "Panic #4," "Humbug #7," "Trump #1"

Murder Ain't a Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
James Russell Clowes
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by seven illustrations of varied sizes

Snappy Sammy Smoot Speculates (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (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; Bozo Rebebo
Reprints:

[Bank] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

["In This Crazy Issue: Crime-Filled Tales that'll Yank yer Plug!!!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Accompanied by three panels taken from the "Steven in Thin Air," "Wilcoxson and Nussbaum" and "The Big Dark Zero" stories

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [It's Wild! It's Weird! It's...]
  2. 1. Wacky World
  3. 2. Blab #5
  4. 3. The Big Dark Zero
  5. 4. Lucky to Be Alive
  6. 5. Carl Panzram, #31614
  7. 6. 4-Color Frenzy! The Rise and Fall of the Crime Comic Book
  8. 7. Steven In Thin Air
    Steven
  9. 8. Wilcoxson and Nussbaum
    Fred Toote'
  10. 9. ["Ah, the vicissitudes of fate. Gunfire, so common in the far-flung hotspots of the world, can cause vexing change..."]
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  11. 10. One for the Father
  12. 11. The Joe Coleman Interview
  13. 12. Murder Ain't a Crime
  14. 13. Snappy Sammy Smoot Speculates
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  15. 14. [Bank]
  16. 15. ["In This Crazy Issue: Crime-Filled Tales that'll Yank yer Plug!!!"]
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