(March 2007)

Dark Horse, 2007 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD
Pages:
140
On-sale date:
2007
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Brand:
?
ISBN:
1-59307-728-9; 978-1-59307-728-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978159307728051495
Editing:
Diana Schutz; Dave Marshall (assistant editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
5" x 7.25" (12.7 cm x 18.4 cm)
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Graphic Novel

Issue Notes

Blank inside covers.

No copyright info save for afterword.

"Special thanks to Arnold Drake, Elizabeth Waller, Fredrick L. Robertson, Davey Estrada, Chris Horn, and Gary Groth for their help with the publication of this book."

Printed in the United States of America.

Replica edition with new text matter.


It Rhymes with Lust (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Ray Osrin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jason Hvam (Production); ?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rust Masson
Reprints:
Keywords:
Melodrama

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
? (original); Amy Arendts (reprint) (Design); Jason Hvam (Production); ?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title page is reproduced with Dark Horse Books logo.

[Edition Notice] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

It Rhymes with Lust (Table of Contents)

It Rhymes with Lust / comic story / 126 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake [as Drake Waller]; Leslie Waller [as Drake Waller]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Ray Osrin
Letters:
Jason Hvam (Production); ?
Editing:
? (original edition)

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Hal Weber; McPhee; Rust Masson; Audrey Masson; Monk Shirl; Arthur Masson [Buck Masson] (images only); Marcus Jeffers; Jimmy Sloan; Tiny Shirl
Synopsis:
Hal Weber, onetime crusading journalist, is summoned to Copper City by his old flame Rust after the death of her husband, mining magnate and political heavyweight Arthur "Buck" Masson. As editor of The Express, a newspaper with an anti-Masson stance secretly owned by Rust, Hal is drawn back to her even as he falls for her stepdaughter Audrey. The situation in Copper City soon literally becomes explosive, with Hal having to choose between Rust and Audrey, the bottle and his conscience, safety and the truth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Melodrama

Indexer Notes

Story pages numbered 3 through 128. There is no discrete Chapter 1 title. Chapter 2, Caught in the Web, begins on 25. Chapter 3, Deadly Female, begins on 45. Chapter 4, Indecision, begins on 69. Chapter 5, The Counterplot, begins on 89. Chapter 6, The Serpent Coils, begins on 109.

Afterword: The Graphic Novel -- And How It Grew (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake (article); Frans Masereels (excerpt); Harvey Kurtzman (excerpt); Will Eisner (excerpt); George Metzger (excerpt)
Pencils:
Frans Masereels (excerpt); Harvey Kurtzman (excerpt); Will Eisner (excerpt); Milt Gross (excerpt); George Metzger (excerpt)
Inks:
Frans Masereels (excerpt); Harvey Kurtzman (excerpt); Will Eisner (excerpt); Milt Gross (excerpt); George Metzger (excerpt)
Letters:
Amy Arendts (Design); Jason Hvam (Production); typeset (article); Harvey Kurtzman (excerpt); Will Eisner (excerpt); George Metzger (excerpt)

Synopsis:
Drake traces the history of long-form comics, including the 1949 creation of It Rhymes with Lust.

Indexer Notes

Afterword copyright 2007 Arnold Drake per indicia. Excerpts are woodcuts from Masereels' Private Journey, published in 1919 as Mein Stundenbuch; a page from Kurtzman's 1959 Jungle Book; a page from Eisner's 1979 A Contract with God; the cover to the 1963 edition of Gross' He Done Her Wrong; and a sequence from Metzger's 1976 Beyond Time and Again. Copyright is attributed for all excerpts, which were reduced for publication.

Arnold Drake (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Amy Arendts (Design); typeset

Genre:
biography

Leslie Waller (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Amy Arendts (Design); typeset

Genre:
biography

Matt Baker (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Amy Arendts (Design); typeset

Genre:
biography

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Arnold Drake [as Drake Waller]; Leslie Waller [as Drake Waller] ?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Ray Osrin
Letters:
? (original); Amy Arendts (reprint) (Design); Jason Hvam (Production); ?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rust Masson; Hal Weber; Audrey Masson; Monk Shirl; Marcus Jeffers
Reprints:
Keywords:
Melodrama

Indexer Notes

Original back cover showcasing cast of characters is reproduced with Dark Horse Books logo and bar code.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It Rhymes with Lust
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. [Edition Notice]
  4. 3. It Rhymes with Lust
    It Rhymes with Lust
  5. 4. Afterword: The Graphic Novel -- And How It Grew
  6. 5. Arnold Drake
  7. 6. Leslie Waller
  8. 7. Matt Baker
  9. 8. [Cast of Characters]
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