(2003)

Top Shelf, 2001 Series
Volume:
?
Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Josh Simmons ?
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Smaller than standard US size
Paper Stock:
non-glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia gives title as "Happy: Zirkus (Issue Number Three in the 'Happy' Series of Comic Books)".


Zirkus (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Colors:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Genre:
biography

Laugh, Clown, Laugh! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josh Simmons
Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
A clown has a gun held to his head.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Printed in purple ink.

Zirkus Summer 2000 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Simmons
Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
The adventures of Josh Simmons with a travelling freak-show during the summer of 2000.

Indexer Notes

Contains many parts that could be considered separate strips but are indexed consecutively because they make one narrative.

Dude-ical! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Simmons
Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
Two guys use the word "dude" far too often.

www.topshelfcomix.com (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]; Josh Simmons
Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
Letter from Robert Crumb criticizing Josh's Cirkus New Orleans book, also Josh makes up a review from Tom Spurgeon and announces what is going to be in the next issue.

All About Fucking (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Josh Simmons
Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
Ad for All About Fucking (a mini-comic) and that Josh Simmons is an artist for hire.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Also includes indicia. Printed in purple ink.

Happy: Zirkus (#3) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Josh Simmons
Inks:
Josh Simmons
Colors:
Josh Simmons
Letters:
Josh Simmons

Synopsis:
Similar to front cover but with different characters.

Indexer Notes

Back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zirkus
  2. 1. Laugh, Clown, Laugh!
  3. 2. Zirkus Summer 2000
  4. 3. Dude-ical!
  5. 4. www.topshelfcomix.com
  6. 5. All About Fucking
  7. 6. Happy: Zirkus (#3)
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Katie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome