([October] 2005)

Random House, 2005 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
24.95 USD; 34.95 CAD
Pages:
376
On-sale date:
2005-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Brand:
?
ISBN:
0-375-42380-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9780375423802 52495
Editing:
?
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
6.8" x 9.4"
Binding:
hardcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

Issue Notes

Reprinted from Black Hole (Kitchen Sink Press, Inc., 1995 series #1-4 and Black Hole (Fantagraphics, 1998 series) #5-12. Winner of the 2006 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Graphic Album: Reprint.


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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Indexer Notes

dust jacket front cover

["And you thought your adolescence was scary."] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Inside front dust jacket 1/2 page size. Promo copy accompanied by an illustration

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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Image taken from page sixteen of the book's final story.

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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Indexer Notes

High school yearbook-style endpapers

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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Indexer Notes

Three individual images of tree forest cover. Only the latter two pages are reprinted in the paperback edition.

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Black Hole (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

title page

["This book is dedicated to..."] (Table of Contents)

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Susan Moore

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Indexer Notes

Dedication, publisher, copyright and bibliographical credits

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A narrow slit that opens wider on the second page
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Biology 101 (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
Letters:
Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Chris Rhodes; Mr. Fullner
Synopsis:
Keith experiences a disturbing vision
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Keywords:
biology class; frog dissection; passed out

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tied bones
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Planet Xeno (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Rick [Richard Holstrom]; Todd; Dee
Synopsis:
Keith encounters his first victim of the disease
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Keywords:
high school yearbook; human skin; marijuana smoking

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A broken bottle
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SSSSSSSSSS (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Chris Rhodes
Synopsis:
Chris has a disturbing dream and awakes to a disturbing reality
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Keywords:
nightmare; shedding skin

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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Racing Towards Something (Table of Contents)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Marci Hunt; Jenny; Rob Facincani; Chris's Mom; Doug; Steve; Rick Ames; Tom
Synopsis:
Chris's friends discover she's caught the mutation disease
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Keywords:
house party; lake; swimming

Indexer Notes

Rob's last name is spelled with three 'n's" in the story

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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The Moon
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Who's Chris? (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Rob Fancincani; Lisa
Synopsis:
Rob's mutation gives him away
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Keywords:
dreaming; smoking

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
A foot with a slit down the middle
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Cut (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
Letters:
Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Dee; Todd; Chris Rhodes
Synopsis:
Keith helps Chris when she stumbles on glass
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Keywords:
cut foot; glass shard; marijuana smoking

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A shrub
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Bag Action (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
Letters:
Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Keith Pearson; Todd; Faust; Bruce; Burt; Girl Artist [Eliza]
Synopsis:
Keith meets an alluring artist
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Keywords:
marijuana smoking

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A twig
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Cook Out (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Roy; Dave Barnes; Rick; Doug; Carla; Rob Fancincani; Rick [Richard Holstrom]
Synopsis:
Rob hangs out with mutated friends in the woods
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Keywords:
campfire

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
half of a round fruit
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Seeing Double (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
Letters:
Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Rob Fancincani; Marci Hunt
Synopsis:
Chris comes to terms with her mutation.
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Keywords:
rain; shedding skin; smoking; storm

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Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Acid tab
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Windowpane (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jill; Keith Pearson; Mr. Pearson; Mrs. Pearson; Dee; Todd; Jill's Older Sister; Chris Rhodes; Roy; Dave Barnes; Doug; Carla
Synopsis:
Keith takes a trip
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Keywords:
acid trip; campire; forest; hallucination; house party; LSD

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A cluster of stars
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Under Open Skies (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Rob Fancincani
Synopsis:
Chris and Rob have a day by the water
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Keywords:
forest; ocean; picnic; trees

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Entwined thorns
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The Woods (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Rob Fancincani; Mrs. Rhodes; Mr. Rhodes; Doug Rhodes; Dave Barnes
Synopsis:
Chris leaves home
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Keywords:
beach; forest; tent; trees

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
Two broken popsicles
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Lizard Queen (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Characters:
Keith Pearson; Eliza; Faust; Bruce; Burt
Synopsis:
Keith comes to Eliza's house and they smoke some weed and get intimate.
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Keywords:
marijuana joint

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
The second mouth from the following story.
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I'm Sorry (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rob Fancincani; Chris Rhodes; Rick [Richard Holstrom]
Synopsis:
Rob is slain in the woods and his second mouth says it's sorry.
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Keywords:
forest; murder; tent

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Characters:
Rob Fancincani
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Summer Vacation (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Chris Rhodes; Keith Pearson; Dave Barnes; Carla; Roy; Doug; Marci Hunt; Rob Fancincani; Kyle
Synopsis:
Chris returns home and tells Keith about her past with Marci and Rob.
Reprints:
Keywords:
campfire; forest; nighttime

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
Sperm cells penetrating an egg
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A Dream Girl (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Eliza; Keith Pearson; Chris Rhodes; Doug; Carla; New Guy; Brian; Peggy; Uncle Ron; Mr. McCrosky; Mrs. McCrosky; Dave Barnes; Roy
Synopsis:
Keith's not happy with his life.
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Keywords:
bicycle; corpse; dream; flashback; rain

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
A chicken drum stick
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Rick the Dick (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rick [Richard Holstrom]; Dave Barnes; Don
Synopsis:
Dave ponders if it's worth continuing.
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Keywords:
chess; gun; Kentucky Fried Chicken; murder; suicide

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
An orange
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Driving South (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Eliza; Doug; Carla; Dave Barnes; Roy; The Girl; Poor Kid; Mrs. McCroskey; Mr. McCroskey; Mr. Pearson; Mrs. Pearson; Chris Rhodes; Burt
Synopsis:
Keith and Eliza break away.
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Keywords:
car; marijuana joint

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

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The End (Table of Contents)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns
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Susan Moore

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Keith Pearson; Burt; Chris Rhodes; Eliza; Dave Barnes; Todd; Dee; Driver; Rob Fancincani; Carla; Beach Lady
Synopsis:
Keith and Eliza seem to have a future, but how will Chris fare?
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Keywords:
beach; hitchhiking; nightmare; ocean; photograph

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
Stars in the sky and a galaxy
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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Synopsis:
High school yearbook-style endpapers
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Charles Burns
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Charles Burns

Indexer Notes

Back cover image taken from page seventeen of the book's final story.

["Charles Burns grew up in Seattle in the 1970s."] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Inside back dust jacket- artist blurb with a self-portrait

["It was like a horrible game of tag..."] (Table of Contents)

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dust jacket back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["And you thought your adolescence was scary."]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Black Hole
  9. 8. ["This book is dedicated to..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Biology 101
    Black Hole
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Planet Xeno
    Black Hole
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. SSSSSSSSSS
    Black Hole
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. Racing Towards Something
    Black Hole
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Who's Chris?
    Black Hole
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. Cut
    Black Hole
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Bag Action
    Black Hole
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Cook Out
    Black Hole
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. Seeing Double
    Black Hole
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Windowpane
    Black Hole
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. Under Open Skies
    Black Hole
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. The Woods
    Black Hole
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Lizard Queen
    Black Hole
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. I'm Sorry
    Black Hole
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. Summer Vacation
    Black Hole
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. A Dream Girl
    Black Hole
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. Rick the Dick
    Black Hole
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. Driving South
    Black Hole
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. The End
    Black Hole
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
  52. 51. ["Charles Burns grew up in Seattle in the 1970s."]
  53. 52. ["It was like a horrible game of tag..."]
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