(Autumn 2004)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1560976136 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097613451995
Editing:
Monte Beauchamp
Color:
Color with some Black & White
Dimensions:
10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Blab 15 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Brooks (painting)
Inks:
Lou Brooks (painting)
Colors:
Lou Brooks (painting)
Letters:
Lou Brooks (painting)

This Book Belongs To (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Inks:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Colors:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Letters:
Christian Northeast (painting)

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a background illustration.

Subterranean Orphans (Table of Contents)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Camille Rose Garcia
Pencils:
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)
Inks:
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)
Letters:
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)

His Shoes Say Ukk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Matti Hagelberg
Pencils:
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)
Inks:
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)
Letters:
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)

Characters:
Urho Kekkonen; Priest; Jesus Christ

They Got the Steely Dan T-Shirts (Table of Contents)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Staake (computer artwork)
Inks:
Bob Staake (computer artwork)
Letters:
Bob Staake (computer generated)

Indexer Notes

Eight illustrations inspired by Steely Dan lyrics. The titles are "They got the shapely bodies. They got the Steely Dan t-shirts;" "I'm still working on that novel but I'm just about to quit;" "You be the showgirl and I'll be Sinatra way back in '59;" "Our man Abu squeezes off 20 tracer rounds;" "She turned my life into a living hell in those little tops and tight capris;" "I'll learn to play the saxophone. I'll play just what I feel;" "She thinks I'm crazy but I'm just growing old;" "Drive West on Sunset to the sea, turn that jungle music down, just until we're out of town"

The Holy Saints of the Desert (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Nicolas Debon
Pencils:
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Inks:
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Colors:
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Letters:
Nicolas Debon

Characters:
St. Eusebius; Hesychasts; Bessarion; Father Arsenius; Hypetres; St. Simeon

Dream Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Kuper
Pencils:
Peter Kuper (painted)
Inks:
Peter Kuper (painted)
Colors:
Peter Kuper (painted)
Letters:
Peter Kuper

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Convergence (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Rosenthal
Pencils:
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Inks:
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Colors:
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Letters:
Marc Rosenthal

Kilroy Was Here! (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Monte Beauchamp
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A brief single-page article pondering the origins of the WWII-era pop culture catchphrase "Kilroy Was Here." Includes ten photo images of the Kilroy character.

Mr. McGillicutty in What's That Stink? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Christian Northeast
Pencils:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Inks:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Colors:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Letters:
Christian Northeast

Characters:
Mr. McGillicutty; Jazz Musician

Astrida (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Inks:
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Colors:
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Letters:
Walter Minus [as W. Minus]

Characters:
Astrida

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page pinup illustrations.

Garden of Unearthly Delights (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Baseman (painting)
Inks:
Gary Baseman (painting)
Colors:
Gary Baseman (painting)

I Dream of Joni (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Sandlin (painting)
Inks:
David Sandlin (painting)
Colors:
David Sandlin (painting)

Joni Dreams of Jake (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Sandlin (painting)
Inks:
David Sandlin (painting)
Colors:
David Sandlin (painting)

My Burdened Heart (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Don Colley (scratchboard)
Inks:
Don Colley (scratchboard)

Cornered (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Owen Smith (painting)
Inks:
Owen Smith (painting)
Colors:
Owen Smith (painting)

Race of the Wheelbarrow Brides (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)
Inks:
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)
Colors:
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)

Tim Biskup's Tiny Bubbles (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Inks:
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Colors:
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Approximately eighty-five painted images from a handmade book. The images are shown actual size.

Yoo-Hoo (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
David Goldin (mixed media)
Inks:
David Goldin (mixed media)
Colors:
David Goldin (mixed media)

Indexer Notes

An illustration made using painting, colored felt (?), bottlecaps, old nails, a small wrench and a crushed Yoo-hoo can.

Gargarism of Paradise (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Stephane Blanquet
Inks:
Stephane Blanquet
Colors:
Stephane Blanquet

Dream of the Great Lake (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Stonehouse (painting)
Inks:
Fred Stonehouse (painting)
Colors:
Fred Stonehouse (painting)

Home, Take Them Out (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)
Inks:
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)
Colors:
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)

A Pugilist's Alchemy or Pulp (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Douglas Fraser (painting)
Inks:
Douglas Fraser (painting)
Colors:
Douglas Fraser (painting)

Lunchbox (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Taxali (painting)
Inks:
Gary Taxali (painting)
Colors:
Gary Taxali (painting)

Miracle Mike the Headless Chicken (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Laura Levine
Pencils:
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Inks:
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Colors:
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Letters:
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)

Characters:
Lloyd A. Olsen; Hope B. Wade

Hope Yer Holy Daze Are a Blast (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Colley (painting)
Inks:
Don Colley (painting)
Colors:
Don Colley (painting)

Major Sands in Shadow of the Mirage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Paul Freund [as C.P. Freund]
Pencils:
Peter Hoey (computer artwork); Maria Hoey (computer artwork)
Inks:
Peter Hoey (computer artwork); Maria Hoey (computer artwork)
Colors:
Peter Hoey (computer artwork); Maria Hoey (computer artwork)
Letters:
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ?

Characters:
Major Sands; Abeed; She

Indexer Notes

Story divided into six single-page chapters.

Fowl Plague (Table of Contents)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Judith Brody
Pencils:
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks:
Sue Coe (painting)
Colors:
Sue Coe (painting)
Letters:
Sue Coe (painting)

Indexer Notes

Full-page illustrations incorporated with a hand-painted text article.

Fetal Elvis Gets Drafted! (Table of Contents)

Fetal Elvis / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Landman
Pencils:
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Inks:
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Colors:
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Letters:
Mark Landman (computer generated)

Characters:
Fetal Elvis; Colonel Placenta; Sid; Uncle Ahnold; Host Mother; Jesse

Comix Are For Losers! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vinnie
Pencils:
Vinnie
Inks:
Vinnie
Colors:
Vinnie
Letters:
Vinnie

Characters:
Houdini

The Unkindest Cut (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeffrey Steele
Pencils:
Teresa James (painting)
Inks:
Teresa James (painting)
Colors:
Teresa James (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a single full-page illustration.

The Blithe Spirit of Tinseltown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Clarke
Pencils:
Greg Clarke
Inks:
Greg Clarke
Letters:
Greg Clarke

Characters:
Fred

Four Horsemen (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)
Inks:
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)
Letters:
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)

The Education of an Underground Cartoonist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Spain's Mom; Fred Toote; Shrink; Ron Walazuski; Walter Bowart
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Dime a Dance Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoffrey Grahn
Pencils:
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)
Inks:
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)
Letters:
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Wonderful Land (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman (watercolor)
Inks:
Drew Friedman (watercolor)
Letters:
Drew Friedman (watercolor)

Thank You! Come Again (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Inks:
Christian Northeast (painting)
Colors:
Christian Northeast (painting)

Blab 15 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Brooks (painting)
Inks:
Lou Brooks (painting)
Colors:
Lou Brooks (painting)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blab 15
  2. 1. This Book Belongs To
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Subterranean Orphans
  5. 4. His Shoes Say Ukk
  6. 5. They Got the Steely Dan T-Shirts
  7. 6. The Holy Saints of the Desert
  8. 7. Dream Machine
  9. 8. Convergence
  10. 9. Kilroy Was Here!
  11. 10. Mr. McGillicutty in What's That Stink?
  12. 11. Astrida
  13. 12. Garden of Unearthly Delights
  14. 13. I Dream of Joni
  15. 14. Joni Dreams of Jake
  16. 15. My Burdened Heart
  17. 16. Cornered
  18. 17. Race of the Wheelbarrow Brides
  19. 18. Tim Biskup's Tiny Bubbles
  20. 19. Yoo-Hoo
  21. 20. Gargarism of Paradise
  22. 21. Dream of the Great Lake
  23. 22. Home, Take Them Out
  24. 23. A Pugilist's Alchemy or Pulp
  25. 24. Lunchbox
  26. 25. Miracle Mike the Headless Chicken
  27. 26. Hope Yer Holy Daze Are a Blast
  28. 27. Major Sands in Shadow of the Mirage
  29. 28. Fowl Plague
  30. 29. Fetal Elvis Gets Drafted!
    Fetal Elvis
  31. 30. Comix Are For Losers!
  32. 31. The Unkindest Cut
  33. 32. The Blithe Spirit of Tinseltown
  34. 33. Four Horsemen
  35. 34. The Education of an Underground Cartoonist
  36. 35. Dime a Dance Girl
  37. 36. Wonderful Land
  38. 37. Thank You! Come Again
  39. 38. Blab 15
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