(May 1991)

Fleetway Publications, 1991 Series
Price:
1.95 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fleetway Editions
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Frank Wynne; Peter Hogan (Consultant Editor)
Color:
Colour
Dimensions:
UK A4 (#1-2), 8.75" x 11.5" (#3)
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Although prominently cover titled The Xpresso Special, the smaller type at the top of the page is the indicia title. The month of publication is derived from the previous issue. No-one is credited for individual English scripts, but Elizabeth Bell, Lisette Blanchet Ball, Stefano Gaudiano and Frank Wynne are credited for translations. Likewise, no letterers are credited for individual strips, but Ellie DeVille, Elitta Fell, Tom Frame and Gordon Robson are named among the credits.


Dance With A Stranger (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Milo Manara
Inks:
Milo Manara
Colors:
Milo Manara

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Editorial & credits.

Prime Cut (Table of Contents)

Unlikely Stories, Mostly / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Miguelanxo Prado
Pencils:
Miguelanxo Prado
Inks:
Miguelanxo Prado
Colors:
Miguelanxo Prado
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
How to shoot the perfect tragedy news footage.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

This was originally published in Europe.

Commercial (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milo Manara
Pencils:
Milo Manara
Inks:
Milo Manara
Colors:
Milo Manara
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Actors in a TV screening revolt against commercial interruptions.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Descending (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
David Stone
Pencils:
Sean Phillips
Inks:
Sean Phillips
Colors:
Sean Phillips

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A criminal drama in a lift.

Indexer Notes

This is a wordless strip.

Christina (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Matthias Schultheiss
Pencils:
Matthias Schultheiss
Inks:
Matthias Schultheiss
Colors:
Matthias Schultheiss
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A gangster chooses the wrong ghost town.
Reprints:
  • From ?

High Contagion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Kramsky
Pencils:
Lorenzo Mattotti
Inks:
Lorenzo Mattotti
Colors:
Lorenzo Mattotti
Letters:
?

Marianne (Table of Contents)

Heart Throbs / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Cabanes; Frank Wynne (English script)
Pencils:
Max Cabanes
Inks:
Max Cabanes
Colors:
Max Cabanes
Letters:
Ellie DeVille

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Marianne
Synopsis:
A group of guys sit around the park serenading girls when they recognise one from a photo strip.
Reprints:
  • In Heart Throbs (Fleetway, 1991 series) [nn] (1991)

Indexer Notes

The credits for the reprint enable positive identification of the translator and letterer.

Rhapsody In Grey (Table of Contents)

Canardo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Benoit Sokal
Pencils:
Benoit Sokal
Inks:
Benoit Sokal
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Canardo; Ginette
Synopsis:
Has Canardo found true love?
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

This strip is in grey wash.

The Disappearing Act (Table of Contents)

Rice + Red Meat Stories / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rachel Ball
Pencils:
Rachel Ball
Inks:
Rachel Ball
Colors:
Rachel Ball
Letters:
Rachel Ball

Synopsis:
What it's like to be a victim of magicians.

Indexer Notes

Rachel Ball is often also credited as Rachael Ball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rian Hughes
Inks:
Rian Hughes
Colors:
Rian Hughes
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Creator biographies.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dance With A Stranger
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Prime Cut
    Unlikely Stories, Mostly
  4. 3. Commercial
  5. 4. Descending
  6. 5. Christina
  7. 6. High Contagion
  8. 7. Marianne
    Heart Throbs
  9. 8. Rhapsody In Grey
    Canardo
  10. 9. The Disappearing Act
    Rice + Red Meat Stories
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Frank Plowright