(August 1989)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Published three times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Mostly Black & White Interiors with some Color- (#1-21); Full Color (#22 & 23)
Dimensions:
standard US comic size (#1-21); irregular sized (#22 & 23)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Main Cover image is of Like A Velvet Glove, but secondary images include the other features. First printing: June 1989; 2nd printing: ?


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Clay Loudermilk; Lloyd Llewelyn; Dan Pussey; Devil Doll

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Daniel Clowes; typeset

Synopsis:
indicia and production credits; table of contents

Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron (Table of Contents)

Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Clay Loudermilk; Paul; 2 Policemen
Synopsis:
Clay sees a strange and compelling film titled 'Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron' and attempts to discover more about it.
Reprints:

Devil Doll? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Pat; Greg; Ms. Nimrod; Dr. Nimrod; Pat's Father; Margaret (Pat's Mother); Bad Bill; The Ram; Ms. Chill; Satan; Moloch
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fred Altegott given credit for help with this strip, which is a pastiche of the Jack Chick published religious tracts and cameos some characters from them.

The Laffin' Spittin' Man (Table of Contents)

Lloyd Llewelyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Lloyd Llewelyn; Emmet Ceeley
Synopsis:
Lloyd's philandering has unforseen consequences
Reprints:

Young Dan Pussey (Table of Contents)

Dan Pussey / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dan Pussey; Dan Clowes; Doctor Infinity; Toothbrush Fukuda; Jackie Roth; Helmut Szucker; Chic Dusendorf; Dick Small; Herm Yunick
Synopsis:
Satire about monthly mass-produced superhero comics
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fred Altegott given credit for help with this strip. Herm Yunick is a caricature of then Comic Buyers Guide editor Don Thompson

Puss In Booths (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
?
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from fake porno novel 'Puss In Booths'

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Synopsis:
promo for "girlie ties" hand-painted by Clowes

What Is the Most Important Invention of the Twentieth Century? (Table of Contents)

Duplex Planet / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Various
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapts answers given by people in an old folks home and originally published in Duplex Planet. This is the back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron
    Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
  4. 3. Devil Doll?
  5. 4. The Laffin' Spittin' Man
    Lloyd Llewelyn
  6. 5. Young Dan Pussey
    Dan Pussey
  7. 6. Puss In Booths
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. What Is the Most Important Invention of the Twentieth Century?
    Duplex Planet
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