(October 2002)

Fantagraphics, 2002 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
published twice a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers; Black and white interior with some Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First printing: August 2002


Grab Yourself a Slice of... (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Altergott (painting); Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Rick Altergott (painting); Ariel Bordeaux
Colors:
Rick Altergott (painting); Ariel Bordeaux
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Doofus

Indexer Notes

The bulk of the cover is by Rick Altergott, with the bottom strip the work of Ariel Bordeaux.

Starting Over (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Altergott; Ariel Bordeaux
Pencils:
Rick Altergott; Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Rick Altergott; Ariel Bordeaux
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Altergott; Ariel Bordeaux

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Rick Altergott; Ariel Bordeaux
Synopsis:
Rick and Ariel consider their forthcoming move to Providence and their new joint comic.
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

This is a jointly created strip in black, white and red.

["Inside the courthouse."] (Table of Contents)

Doofus / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Rick Altergott
Pencils:
Rick Altergott
Inks:
Rick Altergott
Letters:
Rick Altergott

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Judge Jason Haardstitch; Connie Pagano; Tommy Cottonwood; Henry Hotchkiss; Astrid; Scotty; Heather; Doofus; Stitch; Donny; Stink Hair Stu;
Synopsis:
Tommy Cottonwood is released from jail, but has learned nothing, and Doofus is searching for Henry Hotchkiss.

Indexer Notes

This story is continued in the following issue.

Maple Valley Public Library (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ariel Bordeaux
Pencils:
Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Ariel Bordeaux
Letters:
Ariel Bordeaux

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Nora; Shelly; Paul; Student; Old Lady
Synopsis:
Friendly Librarian Nora helps out and takes a complaint about a book a visitor considers obscene.

The Ladies Line (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ariel Bordeaux
Pencils:
Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Ariel Bordeaux
Letters:
Ariel Bordeaux

Characters:
Ms Strauss; Tricia; Darla; Hiromi; Joan
Synopsis:
Darla overhears the conversation of a woman she considers a friend.

Raisin' Pie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edgar Guest
Pencils:
Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Ariel Bordeaux
Letters:
Ariel Bordeaux

Synopsis:
An illustrated version of a 1916 poem extolling the virtues of raisin pie.

Indexer Notes

This strip is in black, white and pink.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ariel Bordeaux
Inks:
Ariel Bordeaux
Colors:
Ariel Bordeaux

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Grab Yourself a Slice of...
  2. 1. Starting Over
  3. 2. ["Inside the courthouse."]
    Doofus
  4. 3. Maple Valley Public Library
  5. 4. The Ladies Line
  6. 5. Raisin' Pie
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Frank Plowright
  • Steven Samuels