(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)

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

Script:
various
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset; Nate Pride (production)

Indexer Notes

"The Actress and the Bishop" material is followed by two-page "Desperado Library" catalog and promo page for adaptation of Clive Barker's Age of Desire. The inside back cover promotes CGC as "the Official Grading Service of Desperado Publishing". The back cover promotes Brian Bolland's Burma Diary as "coming soon" from Desperado.

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