(October 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 (Director)
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

first printing: July 1987


The Magazine That Laughs in the Face of the Law of Supply and Demand (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Inks:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Siergey (signed); typeset

Genre:
humor

Centrifugal Bumble Puppy (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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: The Gulf Between Hope and Reality (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by an illustration and a small photo

One Upon Welfare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Callahan (signed)
Pencils:
John Callahan (signed) (ink only ?)
Inks:
John Callahan (signed)
Letters:
John Callahan (signed)

Characters:
John Callahan; State Welfare Agent; Caseworker; Adrienne; Lizzy

Elegant Sam the Renaissance Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Inks:
Jim Siergey (signed)
Letters:
Jim Siergey (signed); typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Elegant Sam; Sweet Cheri; Chasee-Maree

The Mobile Home (East Texas 1967-1985) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Michael Dougan; Dougan's Mom

The Amazing Yet True Story of Arnold Sellebrite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerzy H. Szostek
Pencils:
Jerzy H. Szostek
Inks:
Jerzy H. Szostek
Letters:
Jerzy H. Szostek

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Arnold Sellebrite; Horace Fogg; Arnold's Wife; Queen Margarot; Optician; Ventriloquist

Roll Call (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:
Sarge Turdswallow; Carroll Asquith; Betty [Elizabeth Dudley]; Tonguefeeler; MP; Saint "P." [Saint Paul]; The Devil

The Philanthropist (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:
Philanthropist; Patience Pierce

Indexer Notes

This and the following are printed in the landscape format

Too Late for Schmoozing (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

[Walt Disney] (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; Mickey Mouse; Pepé Le Pew (single-panel cameo); Walt Disney
Synopsis:
Walt Disney is revived after an earthquake causes a power failure at an underground Disneyland cryonics lab.

Dog Boy (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Lafler
Inks:
Steve Lafler
Letters:
Steve Lafler; typeset

Characters:
Dog Boy

Rockin' Skins! (Table of Contents)

Dog Boy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Lafler (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Lafler (signed)
Inks:
Steve Lafler (signed)
Letters:
Steve Lafler (signed)

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Alfred Knoot; The Devil; Dog Boy; Dog Girl; Benb; Werewolf Biker [Mr. Spencer]

From the Big Broadcast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Tim; Dr. Suzy

[H-Bomb Terrorists] (Table of Contents)

Formless Fosdick the Invisible Detective / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Formless Fosdick; Mrs. Farnsworth
Synopsis:
Fosdick gets sidetracked after sensing that his upstair neighbors (who are making an H-Bomb) are causing trouble.

The Nutt House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Blackman
Pencils:
Ted Blackman
Inks:
Ted Blackman
Letters:
Ted Blackman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clara Nutt; Wing Nutt; Coco; Spudd; Arlene Porkdunk; Corky; Verve Porkdunk

Interview (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron K. White [as R. K. White] (signed)
Pencils:
Ron K. White [as R. K. White] (signed)
Inks:
Ron K. White [as R. K. White] (signed)
Letters:
Ron K. White [as R. K. White] (signed)

Characters:
Mr. Kent

Homo Eruptus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez [as Beto] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homo Eruptus

Centrifugal Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco (response)
Pencils:
John Callahan; Jim Siergey; Michael Dougan; Jerzy Szostek; J. R. Williams; Lloyd Dangle; Craig Bartlett; Steve Lafler; Matthew Finch; Ted Blackman; Ron K. White; Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
John Callahan; Jim Siergey; Michael Dougan; Jerzy Szostek; J. R. Williams; Lloyd Dangle; Craig Bartlett; Steve Lafler; Matthew Finch; Ted Blackman; Ron K. White; Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
John Callahan; Jim Siergey; Michael Dougan; Jerzy Szostek; J. R. Williams; Lloyd Dangle; Craig Bartlett; Steve Lafler; Matthew Finch; Ted Blackman; Ron K. White; Gilbert Hernandez

Indexer Notes

A letter from K. K. North. Accompanied by small self-portraits of the artists