(September 1991)

Fantagraphics, 1991 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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: October 1991. Print run: 1600 copies ?


Mantra of the Christian World (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Keywords:
autobiography

Welcome to Scott Russo's Jizz #7 (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Durante (photo)

Indexer Notes

A text story accompanied by a small photo and indicia

Editorial Seven (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

["Am I dreaming?"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A man sitting in a bar is overwhelmed by the complexity of life including the human brain

Blowing the Lid Off the Corrupt Olive Oil Industry (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The dilution of olive oil by the olive oil industry.
Keywords:
Rant

Indexer Notes

Pages are text and illustration

A Very Black Day (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Lily; Tommy Metzger; David; Mike; Eugene; Narcoleptic Lesbian; Cuban Leper
Synopsis:
Exaggeration of political correctness in schools

Possessing Neither Foresight Nor Afterthought John Just Sort of Stood There and Vegetated (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
John

["Dear Mr. Russo: Your letter to the President postmarked... ...was recently referred to this office for response."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
David Margolis; Scott Russo
Letters:
typset

Synopsis:
A two-page letter sent from an official from the US Department of Justice in response to a letter Russo had sent. Also includes Russo's sarcastic response.

Class With Gene Colan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Gene Colan; Gene's Son; Henry Kissinger (photo); Albert Einstein (photo)
Synopsis:
Scott takes Gene Colan's art classes at the School of Visual Arts
Keywords:
autobiography

Did You Know? / Feature Letter of the Month (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo; Tom Heyman; Cecil Adams
Letters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

"Did You Know?" list several interesting facts culled from Tom Heyman's "The Unofficial U.S. Census" and Cecil Adams's "More of the Straight Dope." Accompanied by a letter from reader Walter J. Hickel

["Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Langston Hughes
Pencils:
Glenn Westrom
Inks:
Glenn Westrom
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Langston Hughes

Indexer Notes

Text combined with a blown-up image of Hughes.

Strange Adventures (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Scott's childhood nocturnal trips to McKinley Park
Keywords:
autobiography

Portrait of Scott Russo- Nothing Else Comes Close (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scott Russo; Jeff Stryker (photo)

Indexer Notes

Doctored magazine profile

This is a Universal Message for All People That Want to Do Right- Understanding Your Woman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Malcolm; Woman; Righteous Brothers (photo)
Synopsis:
A full-page letter Russo received on the subway accompanied by Russo's comic response to it.

I Wake Up Every Morning and Climb Into My Six Foot by Three Foot Plexiglass Box (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scott Russo

["Michigan lawmaker says autographs from pro athletes should be free"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
General George C. Marshall (photo)

Indexer Notes

Two newspaper clippings with Russo's thoughts on them accompanied by a doctored illustration.

A Slice o' Life During a Vacation in Florida, 6/91 (Table of Contents)

A Slice o' Life / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo; Russo's Dad; Ric Ocasek (photo)
Synopsis:
Racist comments from Mr. Russo
Keywords:
autobiography

-Mini-Comics- (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

Russo offers for sale hand-drawn buttons as well as his mini-comics: "The Manic Depressive" (1988); "The Manic Depressive" (2nd printing, 1991); "True Gossip" (1991); "Front-Line Lust" (1991); "Rights? What are Those?;" "Footprints in the Sand." Also includes a small ad for the "Film Threat Video Guide"

Scott Russo's Jizzbag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Cyril Chen, Charles W. Smith, Eric Fusco, Jana

The Classifieds (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset

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

I Must Have You... (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo (linoleum cut ?)
Inks:
Scott Russo (linoleum cut ?)
Letters:
Scott Russo (linoleum cut ?)

Tension (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Scott Russo; Short Arab Dude
Synopsis:
How wars break out
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mantra of the Christian World
  2. 1. Welcome to Scott Russo's Jizz #7
  3. 2. Editorial Seven
  4. 3. ["Am I dreaming?"]
  5. 4. Blowing the Lid Off the Corrupt Olive Oil Industry
  6. 5. A Very Black Day
  7. 6. Possessing Neither Foresight Nor Afterthought John Just Sort of Stood There and Vegetated
  8. 7. ["Dear Mr. Russo: Your letter to the President postmarked... ...was recently referred to this office for response."]
  9. 8. Class With Gene Colan
  10. 9. Did You Know? / Feature Letter of the Month
  11. 10. ["Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain."]
  12. 11. Strange Adventures
  13. 12. Portrait of Scott Russo- Nothing Else Comes Close
  14. 13. This is a Universal Message for All People That Want to Do Right- Understanding Your Woman
  15. 14. I Wake Up Every Morning and Climb Into My Six Foot by Three Foot Plexiglass Box
  16. 15. ["Michigan lawmaker says autographs from pro athletes should be free"]
  17. 16. A Slice o' Life During a Vacation in Florida, 6/91
    A Slice o' Life
  18. 17. -Mini-Comics-
  19. 18. Scott Russo's Jizzbag
  20. 19. The Classifieds
  21. 20. I Must Have You...
  22. 21. Tension
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