(May 1995)

Fantagraphics, 1995 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 19.95 CAD
Pages:
140
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
9781560971719 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781560971719
Editing:
Mark Thompson
Color:
Color Cover and Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
8.43" x 10.75" (21.4 cm x 27.3 cm)
Binding:
Softcover

God's Bosom and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Colors:
Jim Woodring
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Characters:
Yoyo Pintado
Reprints:

God's Bosom and Other Stories: The Historical Strips of Jack Jackson (Table of Contents)

credits / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
typeset; Jack Jackson

Indexer Notes

title page; publisher, production and copyrights credit page; title and publisher page; table of contents pages with a double-page blown-up panel from page twenty-five of the first story.

[Jaxon's Illustrated Tales no. 1] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Reprints:

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by three panels- one from page ninety of "The Colt Revolver and the Texas Rangers" story; two from page 128-9 of the "Why Do Texans Hate the Yankees so Much?" story

Part 1. ~ Old Tejas ~ (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Includes a blown-up panel from ? (1991)

Camino Real Comics - The King's Highway Across Texas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
history; western-frontier
Characters:
Louis XIV; Sieur de La Salle; General Alonso de Leon; Domingo Teran; Saint-Denis; Philip Nolan; Gutierrez; Magee; General Joachin de Arrendondo; Colonel Ignacio Elizondo; Moses Austin; Stephen Austin; Jose; Senor; Pa; President Mirabeau Lamar; Brigadier General John. E. Wool; Claudia Norvell; V.N. Zivley

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished. Originally intended to be a junior high school educational comic published in conjunction with the Texas Highway Department

God's Bosom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Genre:
historical; adventure
Characters:
Fray Marcos de Mena; Admiral; Pedro Mendez; Captain General; Maria; Don Diego; Lady Isabella; Ramon; Negress; Villager
Reprints:

The Good Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Yoyo Pintado; Rita Pintado; Rita's Lover [Jaraname Indian Vaquero]
Reprints:

The Savage Within (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Placido Gutierrez; Fray Camarena; Rita's Lover [Jaraname Indian Vaquero]; Rita's Daughter; Rita Pintado; Father Garcia; Francisco Rojas; Yoyo Pintado
Reprints:

Possum On a Stick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Yoyo Pintado; Diego Gortari; Sleepy
Reprints:

The Colt Revolver and the Texas Rangers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
history; western-frontier
Characters:
John Coffee "Jack" Hays; Svante M. Swenson; John Fuller; Mirabeau B. Lamar; Sam Houston; Samuel Walker; Samuel Colt

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished.

Nits Make Lice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
history; western-frontier
Characters:
Col. J.M. Chivington; Major Anthony; Capt. Soule; Grey Blanket Smith; Pvt. Louderback; Black Kettle; Elwood
Reprints:

Part II. ~ Modern Times ~ (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Includes a blown-up panel from ? (1979)

Rip Off Press- The Golden Era (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Fred Todd; Gilbert Shelton; Dave Moriaty; Jack Jackson
Reprints:

You Gotta Have a Lotta' Soul.. To Attend a Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Bob; Neal; Debbie; Local Resident Tick
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun (July 24 - August 6 1975) ?

Great Moments in Austin Music at Houston Prices: R&B Star Puts it to His Loyal Fans at $10 a Whack (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ol' Freeloader; Massa Dahl
Reprints:
  • from ? (1982)

Cozmic Cowboy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun (March 11, 1976) ?

["Way back in 1837 the capital of Texas was a tent city thrown up in a pestilence-ridden bayou area by A.C. Allen"] (Table of Contents)

The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
A.C. Allen; Sam Houston; Mirabeau B. Lamar
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun ?

["Used to be, approaching Austin from any direction, two and only two monuments broke the flat skyline- one dedicated to..."] (Table of Contents)

The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bertha
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun ?

["Then, slowly at first, Austin's skyline began to change. The large-breasted dome and the phallic-tower become lost..."] (Table of Contents)

The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
Jack Jackson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Money Hungry Developer
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun ?

["No place, no matter how pretty, is sacred to the real estate hustlers- not even Barton Springs, once described as the most beautiful"] (Table of Contents)

The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from The Austin Sun ? (1977)

Silent Invasion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clyde; Virgil; Shorty
Reprints:
  • from ? (1983)

Why Do Texans Hate Yankees so Much? (Let Me Count the Ways...) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Buddy; Friend; Bug; Mama; Baron de Ripperdaa; Tex
Reprints:
  • from ? (1983)

Sutherly Breeze (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Virgil; Emma Jo
Reprints:
  • from ? (1982)

Oat Willie's Mid-Life Crisis (Table of Contents)

Oat Willie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mariann Wizard [as Wizard]; Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed) ?
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Oat Willlie; God Nose; Jesus Christ (one-panel silent cameo)
Reprints:

["Jack Jackson a.k.a. "Jaxon," was born in Pandora, Texas, on May 15, 1941."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Jackson
Inks:
Jack Jackson
Letters:
typeset; Jack Jackson

Indexer Notes

Brief text bio accompanied from a panel from ?

[Doug Sahm and the Texas Tornados, illustration for "Texas Rock for Country Rollers"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.43 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (signed)

Characters:
Doug Sahm; The Texas Tornados

Indexer Notes

On the back cover. From 1976. Made for a T-shirt and poster promoting the titular LP

["This collection is drawn from nearly twenty years' work by the well-known cartoonist-historian Jack Jackson."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.57 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. God's Bosom and Other Stories
  2. 1. God's Bosom and Other Stories: The Historical Strips of Jack Jackson
  3. 2. [Jaxon's Illustrated Tales no. 1]
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Part 1. ~ Old Tejas ~
  6. 5. Camino Real Comics - The King's Highway Across Texas
  7. 6. God's Bosom
  8. 7. The Good Life
  9. 8. The Savage Within
  10. 9. Possum On a Stick
  11. 10. The Colt Revolver and the Texas Rangers
  12. 11. Nits Make Lice
  13. 12. Part II. ~ Modern Times ~
  14. 13. Rip Off Press- The Golden Era
  15. 14. You Gotta Have a Lotta' Soul.. To Attend a Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic!
  16. 15. Great Moments in Austin Music at Houston Prices: R&B Star Puts it to His Loyal Fans at $10 a Whack
  17. 16. Cozmic Cowboy!
  18. 17. ["Way back in 1837 the capital of Texas was a tent city thrown up in a pestilence-ridden bayou area by A.C. Allen"]
    The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious
  19. 18. ["Used to be, approaching Austin from any direction, two and only two monuments broke the flat skyline- one dedicated to..."]
    The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious
  20. 19. ["Then, slowly at first, Austin's skyline began to change. The large-breasted dome and the phallic-tower become lost..."]
    The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious
  21. 20. ["No place, no matter how pretty, is sacred to the real estate hustlers- not even Barton Springs, once described as the most beautiful"]
    The Rise and Rapid Decline of Austin Tacious
  22. 21. Silent Invasion
  23. 22. Why Do Texans Hate Yankees so Much? (Let Me Count the Ways...)
  24. 23. Sutherly Breeze
  25. 24. Oat Willie's Mid-Life Crisis
    Oat Willie
  26. 25. ["Jack Jackson a.k.a. "Jaxon," was born in Pandora, Texas, on May 15, 1941."]
  27. 26. [Doug Sahm and the Texas Tornados, illustration for "Texas Rock for Country Rollers"]
  28. 27. ["This collection is drawn from nearly twenty years' work by the well-known cartoonist-historian Jack Jackson."]
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