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(May 2009)

Desperado Publishing, 2009 Series
 
Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Desperado Publishing
Brand:
Desperado
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?; Jason Liebig (managing editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
6.5 in. x 10.25 in. (16.5 cm x 26.0 cm)
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

"Issue 1" on cover; no issue number in indicia. Copyright 2009 Brian Bolland and printed in China per indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop
Reprints:

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Brian Bolland (logo); typeset; Nate Pride (production)

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover has logo, Bolland's byline, Desperado masthead, and indicia.

[The Actress and the Bishop on the Couch] (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed; logo)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

The indexer's only known publication of this piece is in Comicology (TwoMorrows, 2000 series) #4, where a caption dates it 1989.

[The Actress and the Bishop's First Appearance] (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed; logo)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop
Reprints:
  • from Brian Bolland's Editions Déesse portfolio (1985)
Keywords:
whimsy

Indexer Notes

This was the first printed appearance of "The Actress and the Bishop".

The Actress and the Bishop Go Boating (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop; God [indeterminate] (flashback)
Synopsis:
Our story rewinds time to when the duo got together,
While in the present they avail themselves of pleasant weather.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dialogue and narration are presented exclusively in rhyming captions.

The Actress and the Bishop Throw a Party (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop; Ethyl White; Henry Pugh (flashback); God [indeterminate]
Synopsis:
The duo hosts a wingding (as the title says) in which
Some old flames are encountered and the irony is rich.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dialogue and narration are presented exclusively in rhyming captions.

The Actress and the Bishop and the Thing in the Shed (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors:
Brian Bolland (signed; graytones only)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop; the Thing in the Shed
Synopsis:
The Bishop sees the couple's next-door neighbour's disappeared;
The Actress must confront the backyard shed that she has feared.
Reprints:
Keywords:
whimsy

Indexer Notes

Dialogue and narration are presented exclusively in rhyming captions, save for one word balloon, also in rhyme.

[The Actress and the Bishop Pose for Friends] (Table of Contents)

The Actress and the Bishop / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks:
Brian Bolland (signed)
Letters:
Brian Bolland (signed; dedication)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Actress; The Bishop
Reprints:
  • from Bolland Strips (Knockabout, 2005 series) ?
Keywords:
whimsy

Indexer Notes

This illustration is dated 2005 with "thanks to June, Roy, and Joe".

[Promo Pages] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Actress and the Bishop
  2. 1. [Credits]
  3. 2. [The Actress and the Bishop on the Couch]
    The Actress and the Bishop
  4. 3. [The Actress and the Bishop's First Appearance]
    The Actress and the Bishop
  5. 4. The Actress and the Bishop Go Boating
    The Actress and the Bishop
  6. 5. The Actress and the Bishop Throw a Party
    The Actress and the Bishop
  7. 6. The Actress and the Bishop and the Thing in the Shed
    The Actress and the Bishop
  8. 7. [The Actress and the Bishop Pose for Friends]
    The Actress and the Bishop
  9. 8. [Promo Pages]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Mike Nielsen