(Spring 1998)

Fantagraphics, 1993 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
4.50 USD; 5.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
very infrequent times
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Black and White and Color
Dimensions:
Various As Described
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched (#1-12; 15); Perfect Bound (#13-14)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No date of publication given. Printed at 155mm x 183mm, four colour, saddle stitched. Most strips are modified from original appearance in Chicago newspaper New City.


["Jimmy Corrigan is the little guy who is without a father:"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan; Jimmy's Dad; Jimmy's Grandfather; Superman
Reprints:
  • from Newcity (November 6, 1997) (Chicago weekly newspaper)

Indexer Notes

Synopsis strip continues on the inside front cover.

["Meanwhile, ninety years earlier, Jimmy's Grandfather grows up in Chicago. Here are some of the things that he will do there"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan
Reprints:
  • from Newcity (November 6, 1997)

Indexer Notes

Continues the story recap from the front cover. In the landscape format. Accompanied by the indicia and the first half of the story shown just below.

A Visit to the Acme Novelty Library (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Chris Ware's working day, incorporating readers' letters

Indexer Notes

Starts and ends on the inside front and inside back covers.

["It could be his father's dull monotone or maybe the dumb script but the brightly colored shadows fail to capture the boy's interest."] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; humor
Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan's Grandfather; William Corrigan; Widow; Matthew McClintock; Marianne Corrigan
Synopsis:
The solitary life of Jimmy Corrigan's grandfather growing up in Chicago at the turn of the 20th century.
Reprints:

Comic Art 101 With Dr. James Corrigan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dr. James Corrigan
Synopsis:
Instructions on how to find the messages in Jimmy Corrigan strips

Indexer Notes

Strip is in black, white and red

["Oh boy... finally! The auction results for the latest "Toy Town" bid list"] (Table of Contents)

Rusty Brown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rusty Brown
Synopsis:
Rusty misses out in an auction

Indexer Notes

Strip is inverted on the back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jimmy Corrigan is the little guy who is without a father:"]
    Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth
  2. 1. ["Meanwhile, ninety years earlier, Jimmy's Grandfather grows up in Chicago. Here are some of the things that he will do there"]
    Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth
  3. 2. A Visit to the Acme Novelty Library
  4. 3. ["It could be his father's dull monotone or maybe the dumb script but the brightly colored shadows fail to capture the boy's interest."]
    Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth
  5. 4. Comic Art 101 With Dr. James Corrigan
  6. 5. ["Oh boy... finally! The auction results for the latest "Toy Town" bid list"]
    Rusty Brown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright