(September 1987)

Fantagraphics, 1987 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 3.40 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Editing:
Joe Sacco
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
10.75" x 8.37" (27.3 cm x 21.25 cm); Saddle-Stitched; On-Going
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going

Issue Notes

1st printing: June 1987


[A Very Funny Magazine] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

"...and other artists willing to work for pathetic page rates"

Centrifugal Bumble Puppy (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Formatted in the style of classic comic book-style want ads. Accompanied by eight examples of such, along with production credits and indicia

Centrifugal Manifesto (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Sacco
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco]; ? (photo)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco]; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a single illustration and a small photo

A Night on the Town! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Letters:
J. R. Williams (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buford; Clayton; Rosie; Blackie
Reprints:

["Q. What do East Texas think about East Texas? What do it think about it in general?"] (Table of Contents)

East Texas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Dougan
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Characters:
Bank Vice President; Small Town News Editor; Houston Lawyer; Lawyer's Wife; Evangelist

President Doody (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Beaupre
Pencils:
Steve Lafler [as S. Lafler]
Inks:
Steve Lafler [as S. Lafler]
Letters:
Steve Lafler [as S. Lafler]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
President Doody [Ronald Reagan]

D'Keeriko County (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Clark (signed)
Pencils:
William Clark (signed)
Inks:
William Clark (signed)
Letters:
William Clark (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bambino; Michaelangelo Leonardo; The Monster

Narties- The Breakfast of Champuns! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Siergey
Pencils:
Jim Siergey
Inks:
Jim Siergey
Letters:
Jim Siergey

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Immanuel Kant; Jersey Kowzinski; Stand-Up Khomenian

Indexer Notes

Eight punny cartoons

["Hee hee! I haven't eaten in a week! Ah, my old friend Philo Fish... studious as ever, eh?"] (Table of Contents)

Plato the Lovable Clown! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Dog
Pencils:
Norman Dog
Inks:
Norman Dog
Letters:
Norman Dog

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Plato the Lovable Klown; Philo Fish

The Girl With the Gills (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matthew Finch
Pencils:
Matthew Finch
Inks:
Matthew Finch
Letters:
Matthew Finch

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Beth; Lester; Little Ed

Aching in the 80's (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Pencils:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Inks:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Letters:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This and the following sequence are in the landscape format

That Big, New Trend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Pencils:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Inks:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Letters:
Lloyd Dangle (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Perth Amboy; Bob; Glen Ridge; J. Walter Doghouse

I Must Be a Genius (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Nickel (signed)
Pencils:
Scott Nickel (signed)
Inks:
Scott Nickel (signed)
Letters:
Scott Nickel (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dog

Hungry 4 Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerzy Szostek
Pencils:
Jerzy Szostek
Inks:
Jerzy Szostek
Letters:
Jerzy Szostek

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Tod Pinbatt; Pretty Lady; Ancient Mary; Harold

["Name's Trail, Organ Trail. Private eye by day. Naturalist on weekends. It was looking like just another day..."] (Table of Contents)

Organ Trail / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Pencils:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Inks:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Letters:
Craig Bartlett (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Organ Trail; Dagwood Bumstead; Garfield; Mary Worth; Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Private eye Organ Trail tries to find out who murdered Garfield.

Indexer Notes

A send-up of the Mark Trail strip

It Was an Accident!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Lawton
Pencils:
Mary Lawton (ink only ?)
Inks:
Mary Lawton
Letters:
Mary Lawton

Characters:
Baby Niece

Anus 'n' Andy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Siergey [as Jsiergey] (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Siergey [as Jsiergey] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Siergey [as Jsiergey] (signed)
Letters:
Jim Siergey [as Jsiergey] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Anus; Andy
Reprints:
  • from Anus 'n' Andy mini-comic (1981 ?)

Fun with Uncle Diddums! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Hawthorne (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Hawthorne (signed)
Inks:
Mike Hawthorne (signed)
Letters:
Mike Hawthorne (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Diddums; Jack; Jill

Information Acres (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Dougan
Pencils:
Michael Dougan
Inks:
Michael Dougan
Letters:
Michael Dougan

Contest! Contest! Help Your President! Undermine a Central American Nation! Win Prizes! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco
Pencils:
Joe Sacco
Inks:
Joe Sacco
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A contest to find the best reason for the United States to invade Nicaragua

The Arnold Homecastle Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters:
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Arnold Homecastle; Wilfred
Synopsis:
The story of a Marxist accountant who one day decides to do his part for the revolution by abusing his office beverage privileges.
Reprints:

Nothing is Real (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Pencils:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Inks:
Craig Bartlett (signed)
Letters:
Craig Bartlett (signed)

Characters:
John Lennon
Synopsis:
Bartlett reflects on how Lennon and his music affected him