(1988)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
 
Price:
3.50 USD
Pages:
48
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Paul Karasik; Mark Newgarden (associate)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Colors:
Mark Beyer

Mr. Hidious (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

["I'll go to the park."] (Table of Contents)

Jack Survives / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Moriarty
Pencils:
Jerry Moriarty
Inks:
Jerry Moriarty
Letters:
Jerry Moriarty

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Jack
Synopsis:
Jack at the park.

Italian Ices! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

Synopsis:
Snippets about Ciro ice creams.

Believe It Or Else! (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
John Cage
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

Quick Concerto (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
J. C.; Mr. Richard
Synopsis:
The naive J. C. tries to persuade a concert pianist to give a private recital.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue.

John And Henry (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
John; Henry
Synopsis:
A substitute teacher in the oriental music class.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue.

No Frills (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Woman shopper; John
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

Jojo (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jojo
Synopsis:
Jojo is not willing to commit
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Pogo.

Father Paul (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Father Paul; Priest
Synopsis:
Should religion be prioritised over parents?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue.

Kitty Kook (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kitty Kook; Mouse
Synopsis:
Kitty is practicing drawing with his left hand in case his right is injured.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Krazy Kat.

Brownie (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Brownie; Fellow Student
Synopsis:
Brownie's good at taking notes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Blondie.

Suzuki, Zen Master (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Master Suzuki; Jon
Synopsis:
Mastr Suzuki travels from the Orient to spread wisdom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Prince Valiant.

They'll Do Windows (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunt Marge; Nephew
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue.

The Mad Ad Man (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
John Cage; Ad Men
Synopsis:
The ad men listen to John Cage's silent work.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue.

Little Guys (Table of Contents)

Indeterminacy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils:
Robert Sikoryak
Inks:
Robert Sikoryak
Letters:
Robert Sikoryak

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Is there really too much pain in the world?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All the Sikoryak strips in this section are presented as if ripped from a newspaper syndicated cartoon section. They're all pastiches of familiar cartoons, drawn in the same style, but with deliberately obscure jokes or dialogue. This mimics Peanuts.

It's Very Hard To Find Her At Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Pencils:
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Inks:
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Letters:
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]

Characters:
Pedro; Gabriella; Aunt Rosa
Reprints:

Monday Morning (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ida Marx
Pencils:
Ida Marx
Inks:
Ida Marx
Letters:
Ida Marx

Characters:
Nancy
Synopsis:
Should one laugh at a funeral?

Indexer Notes

This borrows Ernie Bushmiller's Nancy.

Sitting Bull's Last Stand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Karasik (photo collage and manipulation)
Pencils:
Paul Karasik (photo collage and manipulation)
Inks:
Paul Karasik (photo collage and manipulation)
Letters:
Paul Karasik

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Sitting Bull; Buffalo Bill
Synopsis:
When Sitting Bull's former circus horse hears gunshots it starts tricks.

Just What Does It Mean Anyway? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Thomas B. Dutcher
Pencils:
Thomas B. Dutcher
Inks:
Thomas B. Dutcher
Letters:
Thomas B. Dutcher

Synopsis:
A guy over-analyses his relationship.

Ooh, Jesus (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jesus; Joe E. Ross
Synopsis:
A fake film poster
Reprints:

What We Like (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Newgarden
Pencils:
Mark Newgarden
Inks:
Mark Newgarden
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Assorted things we like.

Indexer Notes

The story is drawn as a series of symbols with text.

We Like Cheese (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Shea
Pencils:
Joe Shea
Inks:
Joe Shea
Letters:
Joe Shea

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The perils of changing the family diet.

Eli Whitney (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Karasik
Pencils:
Paul Karasik
Inks:
Paul Karasik
Letters:
Paul Karasik

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Eli Whitney; Paul Karasik
Synopsis:
A straight biography followed by the creator considering some less savoury aspects of Whtiney's life and how history could have been so different.

Indexer Notes

This is produced as if two different strips about Whitney with differing art styles. The first page is a faux conclusion.

William & Percy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Panter
Pencils:
Gary Panter
Inks:
Gary Panter
Letters:
Gary Panter

Genre:
humor
Characters:
William; Gary

"Wanna Hear A Joke?" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard McGuire
Pencils:
Richard McGuire
Inks:
Richard McGuire
Letters:
Richard McGuire

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
A fond recollection of a Grandfather

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Synopsis:
Sketchbook page.

The Can You Melt The Ice Game (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathryn Hyatt
Pencils:
Kathryn Hyatt
Inks:
Kathryn Hyatt
Letters:
Kathryn Hyatt

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Roland; Sally
Synopsis:
Will Roland and Sally find any compatible aspect in the other?

Belinda's Topless Go-Go Lounge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Glenn Head
Pencils:
Glenn Head
Inks:
Glenn Head
Letters:
Glenn Head

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chester; Bob; Mary-Anne; Mikey
Reprints:

The Dot Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard McGuire
Pencils:
Richard McGuire
Inks:
Richard McGuire
Letters:
Richard McGuire

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Dot Man
Synopsis:
The Dot Man has a dot obsession.

Wistful And Blue (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch

Synopsis:
A fairground scene.

Draw Your Favorite! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Newgarden
Pencils:
Mark Newgarden
Inks:
Mark Newgarden
Colors:
Mark Newgarden
Letters:
Mark Newgarden

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Mr. Hidious
  3. 2. ["I'll go to the park."]
    Jack Survives
  4. 3. Italian Ices!
  5. 4. Believe It Or Else!
    Indeterminacy
  6. 5. Quick Concerto
    Indeterminacy
  7. 6. John And Henry
    Indeterminacy
  8. 7. No Frills
    Indeterminacy
  9. 8. Jojo
    Indeterminacy
  10. 9. Father Paul
    Indeterminacy
  11. 10. Kitty Kook
    Indeterminacy
  12. 11. Brownie
    Indeterminacy
  13. 12. Suzuki, Zen Master
    Indeterminacy
  14. 13. They'll Do Windows
    Indeterminacy
  15. 14. The Mad Ad Man
    Indeterminacy
  16. 15. Little Guys
    Indeterminacy
  17. 16. It's Very Hard To Find Her At Night
  18. 17. Monday Morning
  19. 18. Sitting Bull's Last Stand
  20. 19. Just What Does It Mean Anyway?
  21. 20. Ooh, Jesus
  22. 21. What We Like
  23. 22. We Like Cheese
  24. 23. Eli Whitney
  25. 24. William & Percy
  26. 25. "Wanna Hear A Joke?"
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. The Can You Melt The Ice Game
  29. 28. Belinda's Topless Go-Go Lounge
  30. 29. The Dot Man
  31. 30. Wistful And Blue
  32. 31. Draw Your Favorite!
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