(April 1994)

Fantagraphics, 1993 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Kim Thompson
Color:
Color cover & black and white interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

Subtitled "In the Gaza Strip"
First printing- April 1994

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Colors:
Roberta Gregory (Color Separations)
Letters:
Joe Sacco

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Title page, production credits, indicia. A panel from the "Black Coffee" story is included.

Refugeeland (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Sacco; Teacher; Deaf Kid
Synopsis:
Sacco tours a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip and sees some shocking poverty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1993

Rooms (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Sacco; Larry; Masud; Ibrahim; Ammar
Synopsis:
In Gaza's Nuseirat Camp, Sacco visits a roofless house and talks to several people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1993- January 1994

Law (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ammar; Joe Sacco; Larry; Lawyer
Synopsis:
Sacco talks to an Islamic lawyer who is defending an honor killing. One man sitting nearby asks Sacco several tough questions, including what good will his writings about Palestine do.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January-March 1994

Black Coffee (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ammar; Larry; Joe Sacco; Ammar's Uncle
Synopsis:
Sacco talks to Ammar's uncle, who was a Palestinian refugee from 1948.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated February 1994

Sons of the Curfew (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ibrahim; Ammar; Joe Sacco
Synopsis:
Ibrahim talks about his son and is offended by the illustration of a Palestinian in Sacco's guide book.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated February 1994

Tomatoes (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ibrahim; Masud; Ammar; Joe Sacco; The Cousin
Synopsis:
Sacco visits a desk factory and meets with some tomato farmers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated March 1994

One Shekel to Gaza Town (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Sacco; Ammar
Synopsis:
Sacco, who is leaving the camp, gets his taxi fare paid by Ammar.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated March 1994

Edward Said (Table of Contents)

Palestine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Larry; Joe Sacco
Synopsis:
Sacco spends the night at Larry's place in Gaza Town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated March 1994

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A brief blurb summarizing the issue plus quotes from "The Stranger" tabloid and the "Maximum RocknRoll" fanzine. A page from the "Refugeeland" story is shown.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Refugeeland
    Palestine
  4. 3. Rooms
    Palestine
  5. 4. Law
    Palestine
  6. 5. Black Coffee
    Palestine
  7. 6. Sons of the Curfew
    Palestine
  8. 7. Tomatoes
    Palestine
  9. 8. One Shekel to Gaza Town
    Palestine
  10. 9. Edward Said
    Palestine
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen