(November 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 19.50 CAD
Pages:
140
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
0930193679 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978093019367690000
Editing:
Gary Groth (Editorial Coordination)
Color:
Color Covers with mostly Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
11" x 8.5" (27.94 cm x 21.59 cm)
Binding:
Softcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A small-size illustration.

The Scum Also Rises: An Anthology of Comic Art (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page with a small illustration; Indicia, production and copyright credits page; table of contents page with a small illustration

Foreword (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot

Indexer Notes

From 1988. Includes a small illustration.

Death and Taxes At the Pleasure of the Strange Bedfellows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ronnie [Ronald Reagan]; Mommie; Adolfo

Indexer Notes

Story created especially for this compilation.

Snappy Sammy Smoot Visits the Intergalactic World Brain (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Filthy Freddie; God; Boss
Reprints:

Snappy Sammy Smoot On the Road (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Gripped by wanderlust I seek the thrill of the open road!"

Snappy Sammy Smoot Joins the Jesus Revolution (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Kup; Pat Boone; Ragtime Billy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Pardon me sir... but are you prepared to take our lord, Jesus Christ, as your personal savior?"

Snappy Sammy's Handy Hints No. 1 (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Don't wee wee on yer tee vee set."

Snappy Sammy Smoot Defends Modern Humanity (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Ragtime Billy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Smoot! All things considered, modern humanity doesn't amount to a fart in the wind!"

Aw Heck! (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set to the lyrics of the titular John Prine song.

Ol' Sam Has a Revelation (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:

Snappy Sammy Smoot Delivers a Cake (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Tiajuana Jack
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Why goodness me!... If it isn't Tiajuana Jack, my old friend!"

Hef's Pad (Table of Contents)

Joey Tissue / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch; Skip Williamson; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Jay Lynch; Skip Williamson; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Jay Lynch; Skip Williamson; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Jay Lynch; Skip Williamson; Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Natural; Hugh Hefner [Joey Tissue]; Nard; Pat; Snappy Sammy Smoot; Ragtime Billy; Peter Max
Reprints:

Sex & Death (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Dorothy; Rita; Doris; Linda Lou
Reprints:

Snappy Sammy Smoot's Revenge (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Cisco Smoot; Fido
Reprints:
  • from National Lampoon Magazine (1975)

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Th' doorbell... Must be cousin Cisco... I've been expecting him..."

Snappy Sammy Smoot Battles to the Death With the Irrational Shithead (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; J. Edgar Harrihan; Irrational Shithead
Reprints:

Snappy Sammy Smoot Visits His Alma Mater (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Officer; Homecoming Queen
Reprints:

Snappy Sammy Smoot & Pigfarmer McSwill (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Pigfarmer McSwill; Rover
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Eek! I see by the morning mail that my country cousin, Pigfarmer McSwill is coming to visit!"

["I hope you're prepared for a wait, young man!"] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Ah! The thrills of public transit!"] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Gracious Lady; Baby Marmaduke
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Snappy Sammy Smoot checks out the latest in prurient periodicals..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot; Ragtime Billy
Reprints:
  • from ?

Snappy Sammy Smoot Meets a Fan (Table of Contents)

Snappy Sammy Smoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

First lines of dialogue: "Hey man! Don't I know you? Yeah! In th' comic books! Right?"

The Voice of Doom (Table of Contents)

Ragtime Billy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ragtime Billy; Flibber McGee; Montezuma Charlie; Youthful Anarchist; Sexploitation Filmmaker; Grip
Reprints:

["The End of the World Is At Hand"] (Table of Contents)

Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo (Table of Contents)

Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bozo Rebebo
Reprints:

Film Fun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Tru-Life Cartoons (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Vagabond; Pop
Reprints:

On the Job: A New Dawn In the Jungle (Table of Contents)

On the Job / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Coswell; Reggie; Martha; Coswell's Child; Nadine
Reprints:

On the Job: True Stories of Workaday Drama (Table of Contents)

On the Job / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
J.B.; Jankowski; Sparky; Dwayne; Sybil; The Publisher
Reprints:

Elephant Doody (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
George; Lester; Sam; Rudy
Reprints:

Slice of Life Comics & Stories I (Table of Contents)

Slice of Life Comics & Stories / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Imogene Bumstead; Ernesto; Ernestina; Junior
Reprints:
  • from National Lampoon Magazine

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "I've had it with you, Ernesto!"

Those Loveable Weird-os (Table of Contents)

Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix, Inc. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Sam; Larry; Ringo
Reprints:

Melvin Natural! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Melvin Natural; Funky Feet; Melvin's Dad
Reprints:

The Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo - He's Nobody's Fool! (Table of Contents)

Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Famous Pigfarmer; Bozo Rebebo
Reprints:

Domestic Intrigue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fritz; Junior; Fritz's Wife
Reprints:

Dick Disgusting's New-Wave Nature Notes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
David Standish; Jerry Sullivan
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dick Disgusting
Reprints:

In the Doghouse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ethel; Bowser; Boss; Hildegarde
Reprints:
  • from Playboy (February 1978)

Just Like a Man (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Slice of Life II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Cosmo; Estelle
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Inked in rough unfinished sketch form. First line of dialogue: "Well... wadda ya think, Estelle?"

Personal Turmoil (Table of Contents)

Projunior / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Projunior; Binky; Snappy Sammy Smoot
Reprints:

The Whiz Kidz (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Tom; Estelle; Coach; Malvene
Reprints:

Higher Education (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Elvin; Elmo; Dean; Professor
Reprints:

Bob Dylan (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bob Dylan
Reprints:
  • from Increscent (1966)

Indexer Notes

The caption included with it begins: "Right now I'd like to do an original composition which deals with the basic existentialistic thought and parallels...."

The Thrilling Adventures of... Bozo Rebebo (Table of Contents)

Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bozo Rebebo; Bebo Rebono; Bohunk Redondo; Judge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First lines of dialogue: "Order in th' court! Order in th' court!!!"

Mississippi PH-4789 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Reprints:
  • from ?

Class War Comix I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Richard Nixon; Spiro Agnew; Martha; Amphetamine Arnie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line in the story: "Th' highest office in th' land ain't no picnic... even now th' incumbent's advisors are informing him of a new top priority crisis..."

Chicago Seven Sketches (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Julius J. Hoffman; William Kunstler; Jerry Rubin; Bobby Seale; Tom Foran; Lee Weiner; Federal Marshall Preston; Tom Hayden; Abbie Hoffman; Leonard Weinglass

Indexer Notes

"These drawings were executed in Judge Julius Hoffman's courtroom in 1969 during the conspiracy trial of the Chicago Seven."

Yippie Night at Second City (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Originally a poster for a Second City fundraiser for the Chicago Eight (1969).

Class War Comix II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Julius Orangeblossum; Agent; Richard Nixon; Spiro Agnew; Herman; Mildred; Ferdinand
Reprints:
  • from We Are Everywhere (Jerry Rubin book)

Indexer Notes

First line of the story: "Class War Comix: During the 1968 Autocratic Convention youths from all over the land collectively conspired to commit life and freedom..."

Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix II (Table of Contents)

Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Hippie
Reprints:
  • from We Are Everywhere ?

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Lordy! A hippie!"

Class War Comix III (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
The Governor; Police Chief
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Eat leaden death imperialistic reactionary business administration majors!!"

Covers for Underground Press Publications During the Late '60s and Early '70s (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot

Indexer Notes

Five small-size cover reprints of The Chicago Seed vol. 5 #7, vol 6 #11, vol. 6 #7 and Bijou Funnies #2 and #5

A Series of Acrylic Paintings Executed Between 1976 & 1988 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson (painting)
Inks:
Skip Williamson (painting)
Colors:
Skip Williamson (painting)
Letters:
Skip Williamson; typeset

Characters:
Hattie; Molly; Christie Hefner; Hugh Hefner; Slim Whitman
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Twenty-three paintings. The titles are "Lost Angeles," "Hattie & Molly," "The Masses / Intellectuals," "The Udder Degenerates," "TV Dinner," "Cartune," "Cafe Society," "Ben Ochio," "Aliens Must Register," "Perquisites," "Mr. Ed," "The Skokie Swift," "Christie & Hugh Hefner," "Slim Whitman & His Fame," "All-American Hot Dog," "Not the Beatles," "Business Mouse," "The Rolling Stones Meet Heinrich Kley," "Meltdown," "Computer Camp," "Invest," "Mixed Metaphors" (a Gahan Wilson send-up) and "Nixon From Mars"

["Observe our modern condition, Nell!"] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:

["Tell me, Nell, how does your clinic differ from the normal medical establishment?"] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (March 1982)

["Very nice of you to interrupt your video obsession in order to invite us to dinner, Beta Max."] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void; Beta Max
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (September 1982)

["I hope you're proud of yourself, Void!"] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (February 1982)

["That's some pair of hooters y'got there, lady!"] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (October 1981)

["I'm glad I moved in with you, Nell."] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (November 1980)

["Void! Just because you and I represent the paradigm of modern neurotic lifestyle..."] (Table of Contents)

Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Nell; Void
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (June 1981)

["There's nothing more rousing than a parade!"] (Table of Contents)

Area Code 666 / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Say, toots!... What's a snooty broad like yerself doin' in a comic strip like this?"] (Table of Contents)

The Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bozo Rebebo; Toots
Reprints:
  • from ?

Tuna Fart Funnies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jeezuz
Reprints:

Police State Antics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Gag Cartoons (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Ten cartoons, two of them untitled. Some of these are likely from Williamson's sketchbooks, and some have possibly been published in magazines like Playboy.

The titles or first line of dialogue are: "Seven Mouths to Feed," "Blow it out your pooh-pooh hole," "Frankly, man, it sounds a little like you're trying too hard to reconcile yourself to the states values and the implicit contradictions...," "Smuggling arms into Cuba again, eh, Rodrigues?," "I'm telling you, Christopher, ze world is flat!!;" "I believe I ordered a highball...;" "Normally we vampires suck our victim's throat... however, ..."

Hef's 119th Daydream (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Hugh Hefner

Indexer Notes

A preliminary unfinished inked strip.

Gag Cartoons (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Rudy "Tab" Topp; Rudy's Mom; Snappy Sammy Smoot; Ragtime Billy; Mr. Feeny; Nurse Fleshbottom; Drugstore Romeo; Doc; Clairissa; Richard Nixon; Ronald Reagan; Ringo Starr; John Belushi; Martha; Cyril; Darling Baby Snookums
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Eighteen gag cartoons and twenty illustrations. Like the sequence before last, many are likely from Williamson's sketchbooks, and at least some were likely published.

The titled ones are: "16 year old Rudy "Tab" Topp of Quincy, Illinois takes a firm grasp of his destiny and bravely confronts his parents;" "Thunderbolt, Lightning & Death Advertising Services, Inc.;" "It's been said that "men go to war because the women are watching!;" "Smoot! ... If there's anything I hate it's somethin' I don't like!!;" "I'd like to report an obscene house call!;" "Oh good afternoon, Mr. Feeny...;" "You realize, of course that this means interplanetary conflict.;" "Egg's McMuffin;" "Under the cover of darkness, the drugstore Romeo plies his trade...;" "Area Code 666 - Watch for Falling Angels;" "Need Help?;" "Clairissa, darling... the most marvelous opportunity... I've landed a job as a patronage clerk in the first ward aldermanic.;" "A Puerto Rican dressed as Oscar Wilde...;" "Eat your tater tots!;" "Richard Nixon" (as a zoo monkey); "Ronald Reagan;" "Ringo Star;" "John Belushi;" "Guard your nuts, Mr. & Mrs. America... as we nostalgically venture back to... 1968;" "Get Your Shit Together;" "Mommy has a Lou Reed lollipop for darling Baby Snookums..."

Down on the Farm - Homespun Euphoria & Agricultural Hi-Jinx (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Pigfarmer McSwill; Ruby Sue; Elbert; Ham Hock
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (March 1979)

Skip Williamson's Tomorrow's Venery Today! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A preliminary rough version of a story that appeared in Playboy Magazine (August 1981). The dialogue is the same, but the artwork is somewhat different from the finished version that saw print.

["I've always wanted a job where I could work with my hands!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Toots; Gentleman of the Arts; Vaness "The Vice" Genteel
Reprints:
  • from ?

["Welcome to Neon Vincent's massage parlor!... ...Our lovelies are eager to satisfy!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Melissa
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (September 1977)

["Thursday is Neon Vincent's birthday!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (December 1978)

["Listen, Vinny. The wages of sin are not what they used to be!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Monique Du L'Abattoir
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (March 1983)

["Why, it's the Cyclopean Crippler and Spunky, the Boy Wonder!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; The Cyclopean Crippler; Spunky, the Boy Wonder

Indexer Notes

A preliminary rough version. Previously unpublished?

["Is this that iniquitous place where a man might imbibe the nectar of forbidden fruit?!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Neon Vincent; The Envoy of Evangelical Retribution; Bernice
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (June 1982)

["Y'know, Neon Vincent, it must be great to own your own business such as this place."] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Law Enforcement Officer
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (July 1981)

["Take me to your kneader."] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Visitor from the Stars; Bernice
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (December 1979)

["You folks cater to aqua enthusiasts?"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Naomi Fleet
Reprints:
  • from Playboy Magazine (October 1982)

["Necropolis Keester, you scruffy old rake... how can we be of service today?!"] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent; Necropolis Keester

Indexer Notes

This and the following few strips are preliminary rough versions.

["In the words of the philosopher, my dear... ..."a hard man is good to find!""] (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent
Reprints:
  • from ?

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor (Table of Contents)

Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Neon Vincent
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A wordless story.

["It is the last few seconds in the life of Larry the Lunchbox... years of abuse, of too much Prestone..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Larry the Lunchbox; "Junebug" Wyzinski
Reprints:

["Sheila is out with the girls and teevee is a bore so Bosco Spoonbread seeks liquid solace at the Blue Moon Bar & Grill."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bosco Spoonbread
Reprints:
  • from Sidetracks ?

Indexer Notes

Sidetracks was a short-lived "underground-style" insert included in the Chicago Daily News.

["His revolutionary vision dimmed by the bottle, Johnny Walker Red homes in on the liquid ambiance..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bosco Spoonbread; Johnny Walker Red; Barkeep
Reprints:
  • from Sidetracks

["Well... the crosstown is a reality... ...and even though the late major wields only celestial clout..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bosco Spoonbread; Johnny Walker Red
Reprints:
  • from Sidetracks ?

["So! You think the media biz is just one three-hour lunch after another? Just one double Jack Daniels..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bosco Spoonbread; Sheila
Reprints:
  • from Sidetracks ?

["Wafting to the strains of Van Dyke and the Diesel Dogs, the paramours of Chicago punkdom..."] (Table of Contents)

Halsted Street / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from Sidetracks ?

The Silent Majority (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Stanilaus; Boss
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Good grief, Stanislaus... it's the all-encompassing silent majority on our trail again!"

["Shortly after Harry S. Truman blasted us into the nuclear age my grandmother took to calling me "Skippy"..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Harriet Hiland (photo)
Inks:
Harriet Hiland (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Skip Williamson (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Scum Also Rises: An Anthology of Comic Art
  4. 3. Foreword
  5. 4. Death and Taxes At the Pleasure of the Strange Bedfellows
  6. 5. Snappy Sammy Smoot Visits the Intergalactic World Brain
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  7. 6. Snappy Sammy Smoot On the Road
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  8. 7. Snappy Sammy Smoot Joins the Jesus Revolution
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  9. 8. Snappy Sammy's Handy Hints No. 1
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  10. 9. Snappy Sammy Smoot Defends Modern Humanity
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  11. 10. Aw Heck!
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  12. 11. Ol' Sam Has a Revelation
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  13. 12. Snappy Sammy Smoot Delivers a Cake
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  14. 13. Hef's Pad
    Joey Tissue
  15. 14. Sex & Death
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  16. 15. Snappy Sammy Smoot's Revenge
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  17. 16. Snappy Sammy Smoot Battles to the Death With the Irrational Shithead
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  18. 17. Snappy Sammy Smoot Visits His Alma Mater
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  19. 18. Snappy Sammy Smoot & Pigfarmer McSwill
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  20. 19. ["I hope you're prepared for a wait, young man!"]
    Halsted Street
  21. 20. ["Ah! The thrills of public transit!"]
    Halsted Street
  22. 21. ["Snappy Sammy Smoot checks out the latest in prurient periodicals..."]
    Halsted Street
  23. 22. Snappy Sammy Smoot Meets a Fan
    Snappy Sammy Smoot
  24. 23. The Voice of Doom
    Ragtime Billy
  25. 24. ["The End of the World Is At Hand"]
    Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix
  26. 25. Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo
    Bozo Rebebo
  27. 26. Film Fun
  28. 27. Tru-Life Cartoons
  29. 28. On the Job: A New Dawn In the Jungle
    On the Job
  30. 29. On the Job: True Stories of Workaday Drama
    On the Job
  31. 30. Elephant Doody
  32. 31. Slice of Life Comics & Stories I
    Slice of Life Comics & Stories
  33. 32. Those Loveable Weird-os
    Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix, Inc.
  34. 33. Melvin Natural!
  35. 34. The Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo - He's Nobody's Fool!
    Bozo Rebebo
  36. 35. Domestic Intrigue
  37. 36. Dick Disgusting's New-Wave Nature Notes
  38. 37. In the Doghouse
  39. 38. Just Like a Man
  40. 39. Slice of Life II
  41. 40. Personal Turmoil
    Projunior
  42. 41. The Whiz Kidz
  43. 42. Higher Education
  44. 43. Bob Dylan
  45. 44. The Thrilling Adventures of... Bozo Rebebo
    Bozo Rebebo
  46. 45. Mississippi PH-4789
  47. 46. Class War Comix I
  48. 47. Chicago Seven Sketches
  49. 48. Yippie Night at Second City
  50. 49. Class War Comix II
  51. 50. Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix II
    Skip Williamson's Psychedelic Comix
  52. 51. Class War Comix III
  53. 52. Covers for Underground Press Publications During the Late '60s and Early '70s
  54. 53. A Series of Acrylic Paintings Executed Between 1976 & 1988
  55. 54. ["Observe our modern condition, Nell!"]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  56. 55. ["Tell me, Nell, how does your clinic differ from the normal medical establishment?"]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  57. 56. ["Very nice of you to interrupt your video obsession in order to invite us to dinner, Beta Max."]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  58. 57. ["I hope you're proud of yourself, Void!"]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  59. 58. ["That's some pair of hooters y'got there, lady!"]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  60. 59. ["I'm glad I moved in with you, Nell."]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  61. 60. ["Void! Just because you and I represent the paradigm of modern neurotic lifestyle..."]
    Nu-Wave Romance With Nell 'n' Void
  62. 61. ["There's nothing more rousing than a parade!"]
    Area Code 666
  63. 62. ["Say, toots!... What's a snooty broad like yerself doin' in a comic strip like this?"]
    The Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo
  64. 63. Tuna Fart Funnies
  65. 64. Police State Antics
  66. 65. Gag Cartoons
  67. 66. Hef's 119th Daydream
  68. 67. Gag Cartoons
  69. 68. Down on the Farm - Homespun Euphoria & Agricultural Hi-Jinx
  70. 69. Skip Williamson's Tomorrow's Venery Today!
  71. 70. ["I've always wanted a job where I could work with my hands!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  72. 71. ["Welcome to Neon Vincent's massage parlor!... ...Our lovelies are eager to satisfy!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  73. 72. ["Thursday is Neon Vincent's birthday!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  74. 73. ["Listen, Vinny. The wages of sin are not what they used to be!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  75. 74. ["Why, it's the Cyclopean Crippler and Spunky, the Boy Wonder!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  76. 75. ["Is this that iniquitous place where a man might imbibe the nectar of forbidden fruit?!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  77. 76. ["Y'know, Neon Vincent, it must be great to own your own business such as this place."]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  78. 77. ["Take me to your kneader."]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  79. 78. ["You folks cater to aqua enthusiasts?"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  80. 79. ["Necropolis Keester, you scruffy old rake... how can we be of service today?!"]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  81. 80. ["In the words of the philosopher, my dear... ..."a hard man is good to find!""]
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  82. 81. Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
    Neon Vincent's Massage Parlor
  83. 82. ["It is the last few seconds in the life of Larry the Lunchbox... years of abuse, of too much Prestone..."]
    Halsted Street
  84. 83. ["Sheila is out with the girls and teevee is a bore so Bosco Spoonbread seeks liquid solace at the Blue Moon Bar & Grill."]
    Halsted Street
  85. 84. ["His revolutionary vision dimmed by the bottle, Johnny Walker Red homes in on the liquid ambiance..."]
    Halsted Street
  86. 85. ["Well... the crosstown is a reality... ...and even though the late major wields only celestial clout..."]
    Halsted Street
  87. 86. ["So! You think the media biz is just one three-hour lunch after another? Just one double Jack Daniels..."]
    Halsted Street
  88. 87. ["Wafting to the strains of Van Dyke and the Diesel Dogs, the paramours of Chicago punkdom..."]
    Halsted Street
  89. 88. The Silent Majority
  90. 89. ["Shortly after Harry S. Truman blasted us into the nuclear age my grandmother took to calling me "Skippy"..."]
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