(January 1987)

Fantagraphics, 1986 Series
Volume:
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Price:
2.75 USD; 3.75 CAD
Pages:
28 ?
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Barcode:
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Editing:
Tom Mason; Mark Waid (contributing editor); Andrew Christie (contributing editor); Kim Thompson (contributing editor)
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
magazine size
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Issue features interviews with Bill Watterson and Drew Friedman.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Watterson
Inks:
Bill Watterson
Colors:
Mr Mace

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Calvin and Hobbes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Temptation / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn Dakin
Pencils:
Glenn Dakin
Inks:
Glenn Dakin
Letters:
Glenn Dakin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Devil; castaway
Synopsis:
The devil offers a deal
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

It's Spring (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Hempel
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Marc Hempel
Letters:
Marc Hempel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Asylum patient
Synopsis:
The joy of Spring

Indexer Notes

This is very much the forunner to Hempel's acclaimed Gregory strip

Main Course (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Trevs Phoenix; Eddie Campbell
Pencils:
Trevs Phoenix; Eddie Campbell
Inks:
Trevs Phoenix; Eddie Campbell
Letters:
Trevs Phoenix; Eddie Campbell

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Discursive food related stories

The Misadventures of Dostoyevsky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Miller
Pencils:
David Miller
Inks:
David Miller
Letters:
David Miller

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dostoyevsky
Synopsis:
Dostoyevsky ends up in one of his stories

The Clas Reunion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Boze Bell
Pencils:
Bob Boze Bell
Inks:
Bob Boze Bell
Letters:
Bob Boze Bell

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Strips and gags about Class Reunions

A Dinner Treat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marc Hempel
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Marc Hempel
Letters:
Marc Hempel

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man eats too much

Indexer Notes

Story is in rhyme

Paris (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Bagnall
Pencils:
John Bagnall
Inks:
John Bagnall
Letters:
John Bagnall

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Muffy; Morton
Synopsis:
A tour of Paris

Light Conversation (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Marc Hempel
Letters:
Marc Hempel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cartoon man; cartoon woman
Synopsis:
Dating problems in cartoon land

Winter '66: Anytown USA (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J.D.King
Pencils:
J.D.King
Inks:
J.D.King
Letters:
J.D.King

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mother; son
Synopsis:
A turning of the tables

Rodney: The Premonition II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Campbell
Pencils:
Phil Elliott
Inks:
Phil Elliott
Letters:
Phil Elliott

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rodney

Indexer Notes

Originally serialised as single tier strips in the British music paper Sounds

Brasso With Rosie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Peter Bagge
Inks:
Peter Bagge
Letters:
type

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Anecdotes about Moore's parents and relations
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is text and illustration. The essay originally appeared in the Knockabout Trial Special, illustrated by Savage Pencil.

The Parasite (Table of Contents)

Anton Path / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn Dakin
Pencils:
Glenn Dakin
Inks:
Glenn Dakin
Letters:
Glenn Dakin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Anton Path; Anton's mother; Rocky
Synopsis:
The origins of Anton's wardrobe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Bad Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J.R.Williams
Pencils:
J.R.Williams
Inks:
J.R.Williams
Letters:
J.R.Williams

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Bad Boys; Fatty
Synopsis:
The Bad boys play at superheroes

Indexer Notes

The strip is printed sideways across two pages

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Tale From Gimbley / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Elliott
Pencils:
Phil Elliott
Inks:
Phil Elliott
Letters:
Phil Elliott

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gimbley; Matthew; Mrs. Thomas; Girl
Synopsis:
Gimbley looks after a child

Death Takes A Walk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J.R.Williams
Pencils:
J.R.Williams
Inks:
J.R.Williams
Letters:
J.R.Williams

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Death; Mrs. Wenzel; Timmy; Old guy
Synopsis:
Fatalities follow a meeting with Death

Job Search (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brian James Riedel
Pencils:
Brian James Riedel
Inks:
Brian James Riedel
Letters:
Brian James Riedel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Courageous
Synopsis:
Captain Courageous needs a job
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Temptation
  3. 2. It's Spring
  4. 3. Main Course
  5. 4. The Misadventures of Dostoyevsky
  6. 5. The Clas Reunion
  7. 6. A Dinner Treat
  8. 7. Paris
  9. 8. Light Conversation
    Cartoon Man
  10. 9. Winter '66: Anytown USA
  11. 10. Rodney: The Premonition II
  12. 11. Brasso With Rosie
  13. 12. The Parasite
    Anton Path
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Bad Boys
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    A Tale From Gimbley
  16. 15. Death Takes A Walk
  17. 16. Job Search
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
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