(July 1991)

Fantagraphics, 1991 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Comic contains considerable text content. First printing: May 1991; Print run: 2000 copies


Achtung! Special Genetic Purity Issue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Adolf Hitler
Keywords:
autobiography

The Successful Lover's Secret for Satisfying Women: Scott Russo's Jizz Personal Lubricant (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo; ? (photo)
Inks:
Scott Russo; ? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Ludwig van Beethoven (photo)

Indexer Notes

With indicia at bottom

Editorial Five (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

["Dear former Mayor Koch: I don't know what this city is going to do without you."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo [as Hymen Finkleberg]; Edward Koch
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; biography
Synopsis:
Two separate letters- Russo's pseudonymous letter sent to Koch, with Koch's reply.

["Stricken with a sudden flash of inspiration and clear thinking, Cecilia realized that her vagina was..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cecilia

["My first fan mail! And it's from Helena G. Harvilicz, Managing Editor of The Comics Journal."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo; Helena G. Harvilicz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Harvilicz's reply to a comment Russo had made in a letter sent to Gary Groth

My Dad Spreads His Brand of Warmth as We Decorate Our Christmas Tree (12•18•90) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Mr. Russo; Mrs. Russo; Scott's Brother
Synopsis:
Scott's family
Keywords:
autobiography

Jimmy Stewart Reads from the Torah (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Stewart (photo)
Synopsis:
A mock-ad for a spoken word CD release

Some Scenes from the Russo Family Album (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
? [as Scott Russo]; Dame Shiksa Goldberg; ? [as Isaac Asimov]

America, the Stinking Socialist Oligarchical Hole (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo; typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
George Herbert Walker Bush (photo); Adolf Hitler (photo)

Fugitive Pope (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Alamo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yasser Arafat (photo); Pope John Paul II (photo)
Synopsis:
A reprint of the noted bigot's anti-Catholic hate tract

Tom Metzger's Racial Etiquette (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo; Glenn Westrom
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Tom Metzger (photo)

Scott's Brother and Father Preaching Love for all Mankind (Real and Overheard - December 12, 1990) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott's Brother; Scott's Father; Scott's Grandma; Scott Russo; Anonymous Friend
Synopsis:
Assorted members of Scott's family make bigoted comments
Keywords:
autobiography

Fantagraphics Books (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; satire-parody
Characters:
Job Applicant; Secretary; Gary Groth
Synopsis:
A job interview at Fantagraphics HQ

Government Is a Bitter Pill. (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

The Classifieds (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Submissions from G. Gordon Liddy, Elton John, Natalie from "Facts of Life" and others....
Reprints:

Social Contract Between an Individual and the United States Government (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Alexander
Letters:
typeset

Pope John Paul II Has Never Made One Anti-Nazi Statement, Certainly Because He Is a Nazi (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Alamo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Characters:
Pope John Paul II (photo)
Synopsis:
A blown-up photo combined with text from Alamo's anti-Catholic "Fugitive Pope" tract.

Cleansing the Gene Pool (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn Westrom
Pencils:
Glenn Westrom
Inks:
Glenn Westrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Glenn Westrom

Synopsis:
Re-worked ad for "Genetico" brand BB guns. Done in the style of 1970s comic book ads.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Credits for this given in the next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Achtung! Special Genetic Purity Issue
  2. 1. The Successful Lover's Secret for Satisfying Women: Scott Russo's Jizz Personal Lubricant
  3. 2. Editorial Five
  4. 3. ["Dear former Mayor Koch: I don't know what this city is going to do without you."]
  5. 4. ["Stricken with a sudden flash of inspiration and clear thinking, Cecilia realized that her vagina was..."]
  6. 5. ["My first fan mail! And it's from Helena G. Harvilicz, Managing Editor of The Comics Journal."]
  7. 6. My Dad Spreads His Brand of Warmth as We Decorate Our Christmas Tree (12•18•90)
  8. 7. Jimmy Stewart Reads from the Torah
  9. 8. Some Scenes from the Russo Family Album
  10. 9. America, the Stinking Socialist Oligarchical Hole
  11. 10. Fugitive Pope
  12. 11. Tom Metzger's Racial Etiquette
  13. 12. Scott's Brother and Father Preaching Love for all Mankind (Real and Overheard - December 12, 1990)
  14. 13. Fantagraphics Books
  15. 14. Government Is a Bitter Pill.
  16. 15. The Classifieds
  17. 16. Social Contract Between an Individual and the United States Government
  18. 17. Pope John Paul II Has Never Made One Anti-Nazi Statement, Certainly Because He Is a Nazi
  19. 18. Cleansing the Gene Pool
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