(Autumn 2006)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics
ISBN:
9781560977766; 1560977760 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097776651995
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 17 (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Inks:
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Colors:
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Letters:
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

T.G.I. Friday's (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia and production credits at bottom with a full-page background illustration.

While You Sleep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Ruzzier
Pencils:
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)
Inks:
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story.

Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Christmas in Shacktown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Matti Hagelberg
Pencils:
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)
Inks:
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)
Letters:
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)

Characters:
Hansel; Gretel; Social Worker; Surrogate Mother; Ernst Stavro Blofeld

The Dutch Tulip (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

The story is told using full-page illustrations.

Max Vesta Matchbook Artist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steven Guarnaccia
Pencils:
Steven Guarnaccia
Inks:
Steven Guarnaccia
Letters:
Steven Guarnaccia

Characters:
Max Vesta; Norma La Flamme

Out of Nowhere (Table of Contents)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ?
Pencils:
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks:
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors:
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Coleman Hawkins; Django Reinhardt

Indexer Notes

A text story combined with several illustrations

The Pungent Gaul (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Clarke
Pencils:
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Inks:
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Colors:
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Letters:
Greg Clarke

Characters:
The Pungent Gaul; Winston Churchill

Vintage Roller Skating Labels (Table of Contents)

illustration / 12 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Twelve full-page illustrations. The titles for them are: "Roll-o-Rink In Sheraden;" "Pallomar Roller Rink;" "Birch Park Skating Palace;" "East Lake Skating Rink;" "Artistic Skating Roller Center;" "Ernie's Skating Arena;" "Broyles Skateland;" "Rollerdrome Atlanta Georgia;" "Cicero's Rink Fair•Grounds;" "White Plains;" "North Shore Roller Arena;" "Hartford Skating Palace"

Hurricane (Table of Contents)

illustration / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
George W. Bush

Indexer Notes

Text combined with illustration.

["From the first time I laid eyes on you, honey, I knew you would make the perfect EX." (Blab Cartoon #1)] (Table of Contents)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Stone Maze (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
John Pound (painting)
Inks:
John Pound (painting)
Colors:
John Pound (painting)

The Wetter the Better (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)
Inks:
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)
Colors:
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)

Monkey Love (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)
Inks:
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)
Colors:
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)

Migration (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Calef Brown
Inks:
Calef Brown

Little Bug (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Sun Rays of Death (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ryan Heshka (painting)
Inks:
Ryan Heshka (painting)
Colors:
Ryan Heshka (painting)

Haunted Eleazer Plot (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Esther Pearl Watson
Pencils:
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Inks:
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Colors:
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Letters:
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)

Indexer Notes

Text combined with illustration.

Li'l Egg Hunt (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

High-Ku Class of 89 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Todd
Pencils:
Mark Todd (painting)
Inks:
Mark Todd (painting)
Colors:
Mark Todd (painting)
Letters:
Mark Todd (painting)

Characters:
Matt Young; Pete Cahill; Mark Cozad; Tim D.; Phil C.

My Garden of Tongue-Listing Twimericks (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Brooks
Pencils:
Lou Brooks
Inks:
Lou Brooks
Colors:
Lou Brooks
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Slim; Snooky; Walt

["Of course she has no idea I finished her portrait last week." (Blab Cartoon #2)] (Table of Contents)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Shag
Pencils:
Shag (painting)
Inks:
Shag (painting)
Colors:
Shag (painting)
Letters:
typeset

A Tribute to Bazooka Joe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bazooka Joe; Pesty; Herman

Indexer Notes

Four blown-up scans of "Bazooka Joe" comics selected by Monte Beauchamp.

Behold the Wave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Rosenthal
Pencils:
Marc Rosenthal
Inks:
Marc Rosenthal
Colors:
Marc Rosenthal
Letters:
Marc Rosenthal

Indexer Notes

A small center-page strip superimposed over four-full page background photo images.

I Have Dyslexia But I Don't Know Ti (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Cronin (painting)
Inks:
Brian Cronin (painting)
Colors:
Brian Cronin (painting)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story. The artist mispelled the title intentionally.

Fr Hennigan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Cronin
Pencils:
Brian Cronin (painting)
Inks:
Brian Cronin (painting)
Colors:
Brian Cronin (painting)
Letters:
Brian Cronin

Characters:
Fr Hennigan

Nine Lives (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Kuper
Pencils:
Peter Kuper (painting)
Inks:
Peter Kuper (painting)
Colors:
Peter Kuper (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Peter Kuper
Keywords:
autobiography

The Fetal Sunday Funnies (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)

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Fetal Elvis; Sid the White Corpuscle; Colonel Placenta; Li'l Abnormal; Trick Fetus; Liverface; Flat Colon; Colonel Coathangerhands; Crappy

Indexer Notes

Send-ups of the "Peanuts," "Dick Tracy," "Little Abner," and "Cathy" comic strips.

The Poker Game (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Taxali
Pencils:
Gary Taxali
Inks:
Gary Taxali
Letters:
Gary Taxali

Characters:
Earl; Dr. Franz; Serj; Pepe; Bel; Misha; Gurdeep; Funly; Waste-O; XI-Pen; Del Vecchio; Wesley; Loli; Pete; Lars; Omar; Titly; Ferm; Tomiko; Harilal; Oji

High Smile Guy In a Low Smile Zone (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Charlie Bolger; Elmer Dedsel; Ron Radetsky
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Membrane (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Pencils:
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Inks:
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Letters:
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story

Old Jewish Comedians (Table of Contents)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Smith [Joseph Seltzer]; Larry Fine [Louis Feinberg]; Jack Carter [Jack Chakrin]; Al Lewis [Albert Meister]

Planet Hollywood (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blab 17
  2. 1. T.G.I. Friday's
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. While You Sleep
  5. 4. Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Christmas in Shacktown
  6. 5. The Dutch Tulip
  7. 6. Max Vesta Matchbook Artist
  8. 7. Out of Nowhere
  9. 8. The Pungent Gaul
  10. 9. Vintage Roller Skating Labels
  11. 10. Hurricane
  12. 11. ["From the first time I laid eyes on you, honey, I knew you would make the perfect EX." (Blab Cartoon #1)]
    Blab Cartoon
  13. 12. Stone Maze
  14. 13. The Wetter the Better
  15. 14. Monkey Love
  16. 15. Migration
  17. 16. Little Bug
  18. 17. Sun Rays of Death
  19. 18. Haunted Eleazer Plot
  20. 19. Li'l Egg Hunt
  21. 20. High-Ku Class of 89
  22. 21. My Garden of Tongue-Listing Twimericks
  23. 22. ["Of course she has no idea I finished her portrait last week." (Blab Cartoon #2)]
    Blab Cartoon
  24. 23. A Tribute to Bazooka Joe
  25. 24. Behold the Wave
  26. 25. I Have Dyslexia But I Don't Know Ti
  27. 26. Fr Hennigan
  28. 27. Nine Lives
  29. 28. The Fetal Sunday Funnies
    Fetal Elvis
  30. 29. The Poker Game
  31. 30. High Smile Guy In a Low Smile Zone
  32. 31. Membrane
  33. 32. Old Jewish Comedians
  34. 33. Planet Hollywood
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