(May 2006)

Slave Labor, 2005 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
SLG Publishing
Brand:
SLG
ISBN:
1-59362-048-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781593620486
Editing:
?
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex Libris / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Colors:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Rex Libris
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Barry's Brain / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
B. Barry Horst declares Rex Libris' comic book has been so successful he plans to flood the marketplace with similar comics.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

How to Read Advanced Visicomboics / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Describes how to use B. Barry Horst's Visicomboics system to derive more enjoyment from comic books.

Battle on Benzine! (Table of Contents)

Rex Libris / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Rex Libris; Simonides; Iblee; Grzt; Circe; Ammatas; Gaiseric; Hypatia Krypskaya
Synopsis:
Rex and Simonides battle the snowmen, during which Simon accidentally shoots Rex, which reminds Rex of the time Simon accidentally shot him in 19th century Afghanistan. Eventually they make peace with the snowmen and learn they were displaced by Vaglox. The snowmen need a new leader but don't understand democracy and ultimately Simon rises to power as their new dictator. At the library, Circe transforms Gaiseric into a pig and his men surrender. On Benzine V, the snowmen lead Rex and Simon to Vaglox's city, but a patrol of Vaglox's men finds them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Benzine V; Middleton Public Library

Indexer Notes

Concluded next issue.

Hell Unfair! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Geryon
Synopsis:
Text protests against the concept of Hell, demanding the release of "prisoners of conscience."

Temple Talk (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Four Aztec temples discuss their dinner plans.

Innsmouth Weddings (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ugh-lookulgu'lugnufflo; Gotglock'nucbamog
Synopsis:
Two horrific fish-beings are united in matrimony by a cosmic horror priest.

Pawn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two chess pawns discuss the sensation of being someone's pawn.

20 Toy Librarians (Table of Contents)

Rex Libris / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Turner
Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Letters:
James Turner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rex Libris; Hypatia Kypskaya
Synopsis:
Fake advertisement for miniature plastic librarian figures.
Reprints:

[Map of Humanity] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Turner
Inks:
James Turner
Colors:
James Turner
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Full image was sold as a poster by SLG. Another portion appears on the back cover of issue #7.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rex Libris
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Barry's Brain
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    How to Read Advanced Visicomboics
  4. 3. Battle on Benzine!
    Rex Libris
  5. 4. Hell Unfair!
  6. 5. Temple Talk
  7. 6. Innsmouth Weddings
  8. 7. Pawn
  9. 8. 20 Toy Librarians
    Rex Libris
  10. 9. [Map of Humanity]
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