(Spring 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 3.40 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Leonard Rifas

Issue Notes

1st printing: March 1988


Crisis On Finite Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Suter; Sir John Tenniel
Inks:
David Suter; Sir John Tenniel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The "Alice in Wonderland" inset illustration is by Tenniel.

Itchy Planet no. 1 Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Reviews (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Brief reviews of "Witty World," "La Semana Comica," "PAX," "World War 3 Illustrated," "Barefoot Gen" and "Real War Stories." Accompanied by four spot illustrations taken from the respective publications.

Survey - AIDS Comics (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Brief reviews of the following AIDS-related comics: "The AIDS Plague," "AIDS is Looking for You," "Andrea and Lisa," "Safer Sex Comics" and "The Works: Drugs, Sex & AIDS." Includes five sample panels from the respective publications.

Pa•ra•dox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Gonick
Pencils:
Larry Gonick
Inks:
Larry Gonick
Letters:
Larry Gonick

Characters:
Richard Nixon; Ronald Reagan
Synopsis:
Commentary on the paradoxes of having a nuclear arsenal as "deterrence."
Reprints:

Nuclear Winter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Leonard Rifas (ink brush)
Inks:
Leonard Rifas (ink brush)
Letters:
Leonard Rifas

Love and Boundaries, or, How I Learned That I Cold Push the Button (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Gold
Pencils:
Leonard Rifas
Inks:
Leonard Rifas
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • from The Next War (text piece only)

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by five small illustrations.

Look out! It's the Nuclear Family (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Dog ?; Larry Gonick ?
Pencils:
Norman Dog ?; Larry Gonick ?
Inks:
Norman Dog ?; Larry Gonick ?
Letters:
Norman Dog ?; Larry Gonick ?

Characters:
Debbie; Mom; Dad

Television (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Neil Postman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text taken from Postman's "Amusing Ourselves to Death" (1985). Includes four spot illustrations.

Revival (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Dougan
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Michael Dougan; Mom; Sunday School Teacher
Keywords:
autobiography

U.S. Comic Books & Nuclear War (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The history of nuclear war depictions in comic books. Includes twenty-six small images taken from various comic book sources.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Crisis On Finite Earth
  2. 1. Itchy Planet no. 1 Contents
  3. 2. Reviews
  4. 3. Survey - AIDS Comics
  5. 4. Pa•ra•dox
  6. 5. Nuclear Winter
  7. 6. Love and Boundaries, or, How I Learned That I Cold Push the Button
  8. 7. Look out! It's the Nuclear Family
  9. 8. Television
  10. 9. Revival
  11. 10. U.S. Comic Books & Nuclear War
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels