(March 1992)

Fantagraphics, 1990 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
42
Indicia frequency:
published twice yearly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Angela Bocage
Color:
Black & White with colour covers
Dimensions:
US magazine size (#1); Standard Modern US (#2-9)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First printing: February 1992


[“The Sex Comik for all genders and orientations... by cartoonists who are good in bed!”] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[“Welcome to the polyperverse world of Real Girl... whatever “her” gender, orientation, or biological sex"] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Angela Bocage
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Also includes table of contents and indicia. The foreword is continued in the final page.

Tom's Stag (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Colin Upton
Pencils:
Colin Upton
Inks:
Colin Upton
Letters:
Colin Upton

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Colin Upton; Tom; Marsha; Stephie; James; Tom's Step-Father; Jerk Ex-Husband; Kevin; Dan; Terry; Roberta Gregory (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Colin talks about a bisexual friend of his.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

How I Spent My Xmas Vacation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Diane Noomin
Pencils:
Diane Noomin
Inks:
Diane Noomin
Letters:
Diane Noomin

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Didi Glitz; Diane Noomin; Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Sophie Crumb; Blabette
Synopsis:
Diane visits Miami with Aline and Sophie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The full title is “Yes Virginia, There Really is a Blabette Yakowitz, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation.”

Getting Committed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alison Bechdel
Pencils:
Alison Bechdel
Inks:
Alison Bechdel
Letters:
Alison Bechdel

Characters:
Ginger; Mo; Harriet; Clarice Clifford; Antonia Ortiz
Synopsis:
The immediate runup to a lesbian commitment ritual on the day of the event.

[“Hello. I'm Sparky™ the Wonder Penguin. Some of you may recognize me from the weekly comic strip version of This Modern World.”] (Table of Contents)

This Modern World / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Tomorrow
Pencils:
Tom Tomorrow
Inks:
Tom Tomorrow
Letters:
Tom Tomorrow

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Sparky; Mr. Carruthers

Altared States (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alison Bechdel
Pencils:
Alison Bechdel
Inks:
Alison Bechdel
Letters:
Alison Bechdel

Characters:
Clarice Clifford; Antonia Ortiz; Tanya; Ginger; Mo; Harriet
Synopsis:
The scene at the couple's ceremony.

Roxxie's New Weight-Loss Diet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roxxie
Pencils:
Roxxie
Inks:
Roxxie
Letters:
Roxxie

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Roxxie; Betsy

Death Takes a Working Vacation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Garret Gaston
Pencils:
Garret Gaston
Inks:
Garret Gaston
Letters:
Garret Gaston

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Death

The Psychobabology of Women's Humor (Table of Contents)

Real Girls' Real Books / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kris Kovick
Pencils:
Leslie Sternbergh
Inks:
Leslie Sternbergh
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article accompanied by margin illustrations. Text continues on pg. 24.

After Ten (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Mario Hernandez

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
The creator shares some thoughts on his divorce.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

“Written: '85; Drawn: '91”

The Psychobabology of Women's Humor (continued from pages 20-21) (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kris Kovick
Letters:
typeset

[“It was Gorbachev on the bus! He even had that wine-splash birthmark on his head.”] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kris Kovick
Pencils:
Kris Kovick
Inks:
Kris Kovick
Letters:
Kris Kovick; typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustration accompanied by a brief blurb on the artist's other work.

Roxxie's Mo' Better Weight-Loss Diet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roxxie
Pencils:
Roxxie
Inks:
Roxxie
Letters:
Roxxie

Genre:
satire-parody

Signed, Sister Ende (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Cheela Smith
Pencils:
Cheela Smith
Inks:
Cheela Smith
Letters:
Cheela Smith

Genre:
humor; historical; satire-parody
Characters:
Sister Ende; Father Don Pedro; Abbess/ Reverend Mother; Brother Ferdinand; Miss Elling; Seth
Synopsis:
A commentary on the historical treatment of women in this humorous depiction of Ende, the first known female European painter.

A Little S+M (A Sexual History) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Judy Becker
Pencils:
Judy Becker
Inks:
Judy Becker
Letters:
Judy Becker

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Judy; Sister; Mom; Jed
Keywords:
autobiography

The Honeymooners (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alison Bechdel
Pencils:
Alison Bechdel
Inks:
Alison Bechdel
Letters:
Alison Bechdel

Characters:
Clarice Clifford; Antonia Ortiz; Mo; Harriet
Synopsis:
The aftermath to the wedding.

[“continued from inside front cover”] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Angela Bocage
Letters:
typeset

Couples (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jennifer Camper
Pencils:
Jennifer Camper
Inks:
Jennifer Camper
Letters:
Jennifer Camper

Synopsis:
Eight illustrations of ladies on the top and eight on the bottom. Match the ladies from the upper section with their perfect partners in the lower one to create a lifetime commitment.

["Untitled"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Cara Tereno (watercolor)
Inks:
Cara Tereno (watercolor)
Colors:
Cara Tereno (watercolor)

Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Back cover.