(Summer 1994)

Fantagraphics, 1993 Series
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Saddle-Stitched (#1-12; 15); Perfect Bound (#13-14)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Letters page has comments from David Collier. Most strips were originally published in University of Texas newspaper, the Daily Texan.


[Absolutely Free From Any Cant, Hypocrisy, Falsehood, Compromise, or Any Attempt to Conciliate the Stupid or the Ignorant] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Cover is typographical.

[He Was a Pale, Effete Shred of a Man --- With Nothing to Recommend Him] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware (duotone)
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Betty; Mr. Wm. Van Melling; Mr. Wm. Costa; N. R.; Mrs. J. Smith
Synopsis:
Pastiche of Charles Atlas ad from "The Acme Institute of Personal Interest"

Indexer Notes

Printed in blue and white. Comic story accompanied by text and photos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse; Superman
Synopsis:
Quimby is burgled by Superman and winds up hospitalised.

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimbies The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Siamese Quimby

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimbies The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Quimby and his siamese twin consider past misfortunes

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimbies The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
With his Siamese twin dying, the other Quimby remembers the past

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimbies The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Quimby considers how to adjust to life alone

["Score one for the big guy! Yes, he's in! Well, ha ha, two "rights" don't make a wrong, right?"] (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
A surreal conversation
Reprints:
  • from The Daily Texan (August 9, 1990)

["I just can't sleep in this hotel bed. Maybe I'll take a walk to the old house"] (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware (duotone)
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby revisits his past by taking a walk to see his old house.

Traveling Blues- Part Four (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby crashes the car

Indexer Notes

Strip produced as if old style animated film frames- "Acme Kine-comics Cut-Out Movies"

["Put it out where the customers can see it"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
The life of household objects
Keywords:
slice of life

["Oh, boy! What a swell day! I wonder what I should do today"] (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby decides to go swimming

Indexer Notes

Strip is presented landscape

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Machinery gone wild

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Quimby finds a cape

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby; Superhero mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby knocks on a door but no one answers. A leaf falls nears him, he kicks it and then chases it. His hat then flies off his head and winds up on a weather vane. He climbs up to get it but it then flies off. Annoyed, he removes his own head and tosses it to the ground. A superhero mouse helps him down to the ground.
Reprints:
  • from The Daily Texan (September 22, 1990)

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby; Superhero mouse
Synopsis:
Baby Quimby turns up

Open House (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby; Superhero Mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby rents a hotel room after being unable to open the door to a house. Later on he goes back to the house and finds the lights on and all the doors and windows open.
Reprints:
  • from The Daily Texan (October 25, 1990)

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimbies the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby; Superhero Mouse
Synopsis:
Quimby pulls his hat and tie out. He has difficult tying the tie. After several attempts he takes it off and kicks it. It winds up on a tree. A superhero mouse flies down to give it to him.
Reprints:
  • from The Daily Texan (October 18, 1990)

["What a pile of vomit! That car sucks. I hate everything!"] (Table of Contents)

Quimby the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
Life gets to Quimby

[Lunch Special] (Table of Contents)

Quimbies the Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
There's a long wait for lunch- Quimby puts out a "Lunch Special" sign but no one shows up.

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Quimby returns to his death bed

Untitled (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby

["...so she gave me one. And on the card she wrote 'from Larry'. Larry was her cat. I guess she thought Larry wanted..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
The loser on the bus

[Acme Presents Larry the Cat Starring In a Brand New Adventure! And Introducing 'Quimby the Mouse'] (Table of Contents)

Larry the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Larry the Cat; Quimby the Mouse
Synopsis:
Larry has a bad dream
Reprints:
  • from The Daily Texan (November 29, 1990)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan
Synopsis:
Pastiche of Ware's Corrigan strips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Type

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Fake ads

A Jolly Furniture Outfit for Our LIttle Soldier (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A cut out and construct room setting for the Robot toy presented in similar fashion in 1

Empty Existence (Table of Contents)

Quimby The Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Quimby
Synopsis:
Quimby avoids dodgeball

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Absolutely Free From Any Cant, Hypocrisy, Falsehood, Compromise, or Any Attempt to Conciliate the Stupid or the Ignorant]
  2. 1. [He Was a Pale, Effete Shred of a Man --- With Nothing to Recommend Him]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Untitled
    Quimby the Mouse
  5. 4. Untitled
    Quimbies The Mouse
  6. 5. Untitled
    Quimbies The Mouse
  7. 6. Untitled
    Quimbies The Mouse
  8. 7. Untitled
    Quimbies The Mouse
  9. 8. ["Score one for the big guy! Yes, he's in! Well, ha ha, two "rights" don't make a wrong, right?"]
    Quimby the Mouse
  10. 9. ["I just can't sleep in this hotel bed. Maybe I'll take a walk to the old house"]
    Quimby the Mouse
  11. 10. Traveling Blues- Part Four
    Quimby the Mouse
  12. 11. ["Put it out where the customers can see it"]
  13. 12. ["Oh, boy! What a swell day! I wonder what I should do today"]
    Quimby the Mouse
  14. 13. Untitled
    Quimby The Mouse
  15. 14. Untitled
    Quimby The Mouse
  16. 15. Untitled
    Quimby the Mouse
  17. 16. Untitled
    Quimby The Mouse
  18. 17. Open House
    Quimby the Mouse
  19. 18. Untitled
    Quimbies the Mouse
  20. 19. ["What a pile of vomit! That car sucks. I hate everything!"]
    Quimby the Mouse
  21. 20. [Lunch Special]
    Quimbies the Mouse
  22. 21. Untitled
    Quimby The Mouse
  23. 22. Untitled
    Quimby The Mouse
  24. 23. ["...so she gave me one. And on the card she wrote 'from Larry'. Larry was her cat. I guess she thought Larry wanted..."]
  25. 24. [Acme Presents Larry the Cat Starring In a Brand New Adventure! And Introducing 'Quimby the Mouse']
    Larry the Cat
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. A Jolly Furniture Outfit for Our LIttle Soldier
  29. 28. Empty Existence
    Quimby The Mouse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Per Sandell
  • Steven Samuels
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