(June 1993)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
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

Letters page has comments from David Lasky


[The Big Favorite] (Table of Contents)

Ectomorph / The Fisherman / Ghost World / The Party / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Happy Fisherman; Furburger; Ectomorph

The Party (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Daniel Clowes
Synopsis:
Dan goes to a party to meet some people, but they're not there
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Velvet Glove (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Clay; Dan Clowes; Agent
Synopsis:
Dan's nightmare about filming his story 'Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron'
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

The Fairy Frog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Adaptation of an Irish folk tale
Reprints:
Keywords:
Folktale

The Happy Fisherman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Happy Fisherman; Worm; Smitty the Dowser; Furburger; Comb-Boiler
Synopsis:
The Fisherman has trouble getting to the water
Reprints:
Keywords:
whimsy

Why I Hate Christians (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Daniel Clowes; The Devil's Advocate; Grandmother; Mom; Girlfriend; Lonely Woman
Synopsis:
Why Dan hates Christians
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Ghost World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Enid Coleslaw; Rebecca Doppelmeyer; John Ellis; Tom; Bob Skeetes
Synopsis:
Enid and Rebecca slag off the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Indexer Notes

The entire Ghost World story was later adapted for a movie released in 2001. Story is in black, white and blue

Ectomorph (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Ectomorph; Miss; Bill
Synopsis:
The pain of being thin
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Indexer Notes

Story continues onto the back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Big Favorite]
    Ectomorph / The Fisherman / Ghost World / The Party
  2. 1. The Party
  3. 2. Velvet Glove
  4. 3. The Fairy Frog
  5. 4. The Happy Fisherman
  6. 5. Why I Hate Christians
  7. 6. Ghost World
  8. 7. Ectomorph
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