(November 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: December 1991


Vic Blows His Mother (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Keywords:
autobiography

["I was just looking at Jizz #7 and wincing because of how much I hate my own art."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

Russo includes here an issue-by-issue print run history for this series. Indicia at bottom

Editorial (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Synopsis:
Russo eulogizes Gene Roddenberry

My First Job (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 Russo; Nathan Ort
Synopsis:
Scott's boss in a department store
Keywords:
autobiography

Have You Felt Racism This Week? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gus Savage (photo); Flavor Flav (photo)
Synopsis:
Reprinted newspaper snippets- a photomontage combining newspaper text and photo clippings that focus on racial incidents
Keywords:
Rant

["Dear Mr. Russo, I am returning the enclosed ad to you. You sent the ad to us and requested that we run it..."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Synopsis:
A rejection letter for an ad submission Russo sent to the Comics Buyer's Guide.

["Christmas was meaningless to me once again"] (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
Synopsis:
Diary entries
Keywords:
autobiography

Freaks of the World Unite! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Synopsis:
Three magazine clippings and one classified ad clipping

A Poem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.23 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Low self-esteem
Keywords:
autobiography

Shrimping (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Scott objects to a homosexual practice
Keywords:
Rant

Letters to Santa (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.58 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor

Did You Know? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo; Tom Heyman; J. Allen Varasdi
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Miscellaneous factoids from Heyman's "On an Average Day," "The Unofficial U.S. Census" and Varadi's "Myth Information"

Smokes (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 Russo
Synopsis:
Scott tries to get high on tea and oregano
Keywords:
autobiography

The News (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Newsreaders
Synopsis:
Bad news

Scott's Obsession With Vacuum Cleaners (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 Russo; Scott's Brother
Synopsis:
Scott's love of the family's old Eureka vacuum cleaner
Keywords:
autobiography

["..Too late he realized the fistfulls of semen he had been packing into his open wound contained the deadly AIDS virus"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

["I don't judge him like a person. He's my brother."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Snippets of overheard bigoted conversation
Keywords:
slice of life

["I was jogging the other day and this incredibly hot chick ran by in the other direction..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Jogger
Synopsis:
A jogger claims to get an erection
Keywords:
slice of life

The Party's Over (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 Russo; Scott's Dad; Scott's Mother
Synopsis:
Scott cancels his Doctor's appointment
Keywords:
autobiography

A Christmas Carol (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Carol Kalish; Stan Lee's Spirit; John; Jane
Synopsis:
Post-death discussion about ethics

Scott Russo's Jizzbag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from George Maranville, Jana Kirkman, Lynne Brady, Dennis Eichhorn, Mike Levine, Harvey Kurtzman, Doug Anderson, Jason Conlan (with enclosed cartoon strip), Rev. Rasputin, and J.F.K.

Etc. (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Russo's random comments interspersed with a letter he received in the mail and a note he found in a hospital. Also includes an offer to become an official member of the Church of Jizz

The World's Best Loved 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 mini-comics for sale: "The Manic Depressive" (1988); "The Manic Depressive" (2nd printing, 1991); "True Gossip" (1991); "Front-Line Lust" (1991); "Rights? What are Those?" (1991); "Footprints in the Sand" (1991); Lovely People and Their Lovely Little Lives (1992). Also includes a small ad for the "Film Threat Video Guide"

The Classifieds (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset; Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Fuckin' Back Issues! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ads for back issues of Jizz

Wholesome Goodness (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover ad for James Sturm's "Cereal Killings"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Vic Blows His Mother
  2. 1. ["I was just looking at Jizz #7 and wincing because of how much I hate my own art."]
  3. 2. Editorial
  4. 3. My First Job
  5. 4. Have You Felt Racism This Week?
  6. 5. ["Dear Mr. Russo, I am returning the enclosed ad to you. You sent the ad to us and requested that we run it..."]
  7. 6. ["Christmas was meaningless to me once again"]
  8. 7. Freaks of the World Unite!
  9. 8. A Poem
  10. 9. Shrimping
  11. 10. Letters to Santa
  12. 11. Did You Know?
  13. 12. Smokes
  14. 13. The News
  15. 14. Scott's Obsession With Vacuum Cleaners
  16. 15. ["..Too late he realized the fistfulls of semen he had been packing into his open wound contained the deadly AIDS virus"]
  17. 16. ["I don't judge him like a person. He's my brother."]
    Slice o' Life
  18. 17. ["I was jogging the other day and this incredibly hot chick ran by in the other direction..."]
  19. 18. The Party's Over
  20. 19. A Christmas Carol
  21. 20. Scott Russo's Jizzbag
  22. 21. Etc.
  23. 22. The World's Best Loved Mini-Comics
  24. 23. The Classifieds
  25. 24. Fuckin' Back Issues!
  26. 25. Wholesome Goodness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Steven Samuels
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Peter Croome