(October 1990)

Fantagraphics, 1990 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
published twice yearly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Angela Bocage
Color:
Black & White with colour covers
Dimensions:
US magazine size (#1); Standard Modern US (#2-9)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

1st printing: July 1990


["The Comic About Sex For All Genders & Orientations... by Cartoonists Who Are Good in Bed!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Angela Bocage
Inks:
Angela Bocage
Colors:
Angela Bocage

["Herbert Mancuse seemed to think that in a truly communist society, people would..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Angela Bocage
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Foreword, table of contents, a list of recommended comics and indicia.

Opportunities (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Donna Barr
Pencils:
Donna Barr
Inks:
Donna Barr
Letters:
Donna Barr

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Donna Barr
Synopsis:
Donna Barr's thoughts on war and violence and the questional usefulness of the male species.
Keywords:
polemic

Used! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mary; Mary's mother; guy
Synopsis:
Mary is propositioned.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Nowhere Chick Goes Vegas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Triptow
Pencils:
Robert Triptow
Inks:
Robert Triptow
Letters:
Robert Triptow

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nowhere Girl; Otis; Barney; Thelma
Synopsis:
Nowhere Girl tries a trick in a bar.

Paper Dolls of Marcel et RRose (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
Trina Robbins

Characters:
Rrose Selavy [Marcel Duchamp]
Synopsis:
Cut-out dress-up doll illustrations of Marcel Duchamp and his female alter-ego.
Keywords:
paper dolls

Lesbo-A-Go-Go (Table of Contents)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Diane Noomin
Pencils:
Diane Noomin
Inks:
Diane Noomin
Letters:
Diane Noomin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Didi Glitz; Cherry; Loretta; Marcy; Sis; Crystal; Glenda; Pierre
Synopsis:
DiDi frets over her response to being propositioned by a lesbian.
Reprints:

Mike Makes Right (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry LaBan
Pencils:
Terry LaBan
Inks:
Terry LaBan
Letters:
Terry LaBan

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Mike; T.J.; Jan
Synopsis:
The pressures of work extend to the home.
Keywords:
slice of life

Real Girl's Real Books (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rebecka Wright
Pencils:
Leslie Sternbergh
Inks:
Leslie Sternbergh
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The writer talks about Cynthia Heimel's "Sex Tips for Girls," Anita Loos' "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "The Girls of Esquire" and Angela Carter's "The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography." The text is bordered on all sides by the artist illustrations.

Likes and Lumps Of A He-Devil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mario Hernandez
Pencils:
Mario Hernandez
Inks:
Mario Hernandez
Letters:
Mario Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Daddy; The Ex; Jenny; Mom
Synopsis:
A separated man's love life takes a turn for the better.
Reprints:

Circa '87 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Lafler
Pencils:
Steve Lafler
Inks:
Steve Lafler
Colors:
Steve Lafler
Letters:
Steve Lafler

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Slim; Knoot
Synopsis:
Guys talk in the bar.
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

This is also the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Comic About Sex For All Genders & Orientations... by Cartoonists Who Are Good in Bed!"]
  2. 1. ["Herbert Mancuse seemed to think that in a truly communist society, people would..."]
  3. 2. Opportunities
  4. 3. Used!
  5. 4. Nowhere Chick Goes Vegas
  6. 5. Paper Dolls of Marcel et RRose
  7. 6. Lesbo-A-Go-Go
    DiDi Glitz
  8. 7. Mike Makes Right
  9. 8. Real Girl's Real Books
  10. 9. Likes and Lumps Of A He-Devil
  11. 10. Circa '87
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