(Spring 1999)

Fantagraphics, 1993 Series
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Price:
4.50 USD; 5.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Printed at 155mm x 183mm (6.1" x 7.2"), four colour, saddle stitched. Most strips are modified from original appearance in Chicago newspaper New City.


["Our Evenings at Home Series • Appropriate for Any Occasion"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Big Tex; Rocket Sam; Jimmy Corrigan's Father [James William Corrigan]; Jimmy Corrigan; Quimby the Mouse; Chalky White; Rusty Brown

Our Spring Novelty Library (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Mock periodical cover complete with the artist's mock-archaic graphics and writing style. Includes publisher and copyright credits along with an intro titled "Trees Leafing Out, Dog Urine Thawing" and a letter from "Mr. Dax Delap." Also includes a cutout "Acme Novelty" matchbox case.

["Okay, I'll get you boys some menus in a second... you know what you wanna have to drink?"] (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; Jimmy Corrigan Snr.; Waitress, Mrs. Corrigan; Jimmy's Grandfather Jimmy
Synopsis:
Jimmy learns more about his father and meets his grandfather
Reprints:

["These complimentary sample views of one of our nation's many vital boroughs may be separated by following the guidelines..."] (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Twelve cutout mundane views of a city with descriptive blurbs on the opposite side that can be stored in the cutout matchbox case from the inside front cover.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Activity begins on the inside back and back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Our Evenings at Home Series • Appropriate for Any Occasion"]
  2. 1. Our Spring Novelty Library
  3. 2. ["Okay, I'll get you boys some menus in a second... you know what you wanna have to drink?"]
    Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid On Earth
  4. 3. ["These complimentary sample views of one of our nation's many vital boroughs may be separated by following the guidelines..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright