(December 1996)

Fantagraphics, 1996 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages:
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-261-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097261751495
Editing:
Gary Groth
Color:
Color Covers, Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
11" x 8.5" (27.94 cm x 21.59 cm)
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Colors:
Jessica Johnson [as Jeff Johnson]
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Back cover includes promo quotes from Robert Crumb & Poppy Z. Brite.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Two filler pages, two blank pages and the title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Synopsis:
Title and publisher page, indicia and publishing credits, table of contents and a blank page

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Zone
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Synopsis:
Three page introduction and a blank page

Turn Off That Jungle Music! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Mother; Mary's Grandmother; Mary's Father
Synopsis:
Mary relates how she discovered the blues and what her family's reaction was when she played it for them.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The story is subtitled "or: Fear of a Black Ten Inch!!"

Rock Bottom, part 1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Friend; Guitar Shop Clerk; Jane; Mary; Face
Synopsis:
Mary gets a paying bass playing gig after putting out an ad. While learning songs for the gig, her ex-boyfriend pays a visit.
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Keywords:
adult; autobiography

Rock Bottom, part 2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Jane; Sterling; Sky; Face; Roxanne; Charlie
Synopsis:
The bar gig goes smoothly until a fight breaks out in the audience. Mary gets away. When she arrives at her house she finds her ex-boyfriend has set up a surprise party for her.
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Keywords:
adult; autobiography

Just Another Gig (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Woman Who Harasses Mary; The Owner; Candy; Jane
Synopsis:
A woman pulls a knife on Mary as she's getting ready for a gig.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; autobiography

The Long Way Home (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Ex-Boyfriend; Hitchhiker; Guy #1; Guy #2
Synopsis:
Mary's ex-boyfriend gives a ride to three people he doesn't even know.
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Keywords:
autobiography

The Jelly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Roommate [The Jelly]; Dad; Mom
Synopsis:
Mary talks about a troubled large-bosomed friend who couldn't get attention from the guys she was interested in.
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Keywords:
adult; autobiography

As American as Mom, Apple Pie and Martinis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Gran'pa; Grandmother; Father
Synopsis:
Mary talks about the alcoholism that runs in her family.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Soap Flakes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Drug Pusher Friend #1; Drug Pusher Friend #2
Synopsis:
Mary talks about how she got addicted to soap operas.
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
autobiography

Skulls n' Stiffs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Friend; Dad
Synopsis:
Mary talks about the time her friend's dad, a mortician, took them to his mortuary to make a plaster cast of a corpse's head.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Do I Look Like I Work Here? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; The Boss
Synopsis:
Mary talks about how often she gets mistaken for a clerk when in a store.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Used! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Male Friend; Mom
Synopsis:
A longtime friend blatantly propositions Mary out of the blue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; autobiography

Kitty Stew (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Veterinarian
Synopsis:
Mary decides to make her own cat food after she gets fed up with high pet food prices.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Slug Fest (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Gran'pa; Grandmother; Father
Synopsis:
Mary installs a bird feeder and bath in her backyard. But instead of more birds, she gets more of everything else.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Mass Denial!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; 7th Grade Kid; Teacher; High School Cheerleader; Homeless Man; Cop
Synopsis:
Mary explains how sometimes people do weird things that everyone else ignores.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Career Opportunity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Sandy; Vito; Crystal
Synopsis:
Mary's friend offers her a job as a “cocktail waitress.” Little does she know what exactly the job entails.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Ashes of Passion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Paul; Bill; Celia
Synopsis:
Mary becomes the acquaintance of Bill and Celia, a couple who are more than a little dysfunctional.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Roust or You Play, You Pay (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
John; Mary Fleener; Mary's Boyfriend; Cop #1; Cop #2; Neighboring Boat Owner
Synopsis:
Mary and her boyfriend are out sailing with some of his co-workers. When they reach dock, they find themselves surrounded by the police.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Hush Yuppies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Linda; Mary Fleener; Jack; Paul
Synopsis:
Linda's husband has turned violent against her.
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Keywords:
autobiography

Skin Art! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Luke Miller; Mary Fleener
Synopsis:
Mary meets Luke Miller, who has one of her paintings tattooed on his back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

The Yin Yang Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary's Friend; Mary Fleener; Joel
Synopsis:
Mary tells a story about Joel, a friend of hers who takes his interest in Eastern philosophies to extremes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Boogie Chillun! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Brother; Mary's Mom; Hippie; Good Natured Slob; Behavioral Fanatic; The Big Kahuna; Paul; Pretty Girl
Synopsis:
Mary details how she got into surfing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Trauma Mama! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Patty
Synopsis:
Mary details her relationship with her drug dealing addict friend Patty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

A Mother and Daughter Chat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener [as Mary "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" Fleener] (signed)
Inks:
Mary Fleener [as Mary "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" Fleener] (signed)
Letters:
Mary Fleener [as Mary "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" Fleener] (signed)

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener
Synopsis:
Mary gets into a conversation with her mother about the proper way to pronounce 'clitoris.'
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Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Subtitled “or: Discussing the Small Elongated Organ of the Female Pudendum"

John Says Goodbye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
John; Chris; Mary Fleener; Mary's Friend
Synopsis:
Mary talks about an eerie dream she had about a college friend whom she hadn't seen for weeks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Tales from the Pink Coffin! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Paul; Peggy; Harold; Brent Scrivner
Synopsis:
Mary's friend Harold dies in a car crash. Some years later, she suspects his ghost is moving objects in her house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The final page from the original story (an epilogue) is not included in this reprint.

My Favorite Dream of 1991 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener
Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener
Letters:
Mary Fleener

Genre:
biography; humor
Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mr. Natural (cameo); Checkered Demon (cameo); Nancy (cameo); Buddy (cameo); Stickboy (cameo); Carol Tyler; Joe Sacco (cameo); Chester Brown (cameo); Didi Glitz (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mary had a dream where she and several cartoon characters were the faces for vegetables in a garden.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mary Fleener
Inks:
Mary Fleener

Synopsis:
Three blank pages and two end pages