(December 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: October 1987


["?!?!?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed)
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed)
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez [as Xaime] (signed); typeset

Indexer Notes

"The Official Publication of the Iran-Iraq War"

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 classifieds. Accompanied by fifteen examples of such. Also includes production and copyright credits and indicia

Cry the Beloved Bum-Pup? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

A single Sacco illustration, the same one from previous issues. Accompanied by a small anonymous classic advertisement, the same one shown on the lower right corner of the cover.

Ballad of the Mongrel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Corruption of a Highly Successful Illustrator (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Staake
Pencils:
Bob Staake
Inks:
Bob Staake
Letters:
Bob Staake

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Illustrator; Zelda

U.S. Fightin' Worms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
William Clark
Pencils:
William Clark
Inks:
William Clark
Letters:
William Clark

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Glow Worm; One-Eye Trouser Worm; Tony Planaria; Hadley Cutworm IV; The Sarge; Kowalski; Crawler; Dobbsy

At Home With the Contras (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Pablo; Brenda

Pat Robertson Agent of God (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Pat Robertson; Ray; Mildred

["It was Sunday. A time for idle introspection. I was thinking about my breakfast. Scotch and eggs."] (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; Trick Crazy; Garfield

How Lights Work (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mitch Manzer [as Manzer] (signed)
Pencils:
Mitch Manzer [as Manzer] (ink only ?)
Inks:
Mitch Manzer [as Manzer] (ink only ?)
Letters:
Mitch Manzer [as Manzer] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dad; Son

Little House on the Larry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ron K. White
Pencils:
Ron K. White
Inks:
Ron K. White
Letters:
Ron K. White

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Larry; The Shingles Family [Ma; Pa]; Mr. Getzby

No More Bottled Milk! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Miller
Pencils:
David Miller
Inks:
David Miller
Letters:
David Miller

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Baby

["I would like to play some jokes on "Fatty"!!"] (Table of Contents)

The Bad Boys / comic story / 2 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:
The Bad Boys; Fatty [Scott]
Reprints:
  • in Completely Bad Boys (Fantagraphics, 1992 series) ?

Small Potatoes Find Booze (Table of Contents)

Small Potatoes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Barclay
Pencils:
John Barclay
Inks:
John Barclay
Letters:
John Barclay

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Small Potatoes

Kat Mandu and the Accursed Hunger for Gold, Part II (Table of Contents)

Kat Mandu / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kat Mandu; Koala Lumpur; Playboy; Gilda Gildersleeve; Ornery Bear [Danger Zone]; Doctor Dewey Decible; Brawno; Bearnice

Face to Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Elliott
Pencils:
Phil Elliott
Inks:
Phil Elliott
Letters:
Phil Elliott

Leftoverz (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Whiteman; Matthew Finch; Mike Morris
Pencils:
David Whiteman; Matthew Finch; Mike Morris
Inks:
David Whiteman; Matthew Finch; Mike Morris
Letters:
David Whiteman; Matthew Finch; Mike Morris

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
God; Adam; Spike; Dirk; Rambo Jr.; Pit-Bull Puppy

Indexer Notes

Three individual strips- "In the Beginning" (Whiteman); "On Tuesdays, Survivalist Unit Elijah-Nine met for consciousness raising." (Finch); "Life with Pit-Bull Puppy" (Morris)

["Normally, I don't like to print letters that are included with submissions, but this one said such nice things about Centrifugal Bumble-Puppy..."] (Table of Contents)

Centrifugal Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Sacco
Pencils:
Joe Sacco; Jaime Hernandez; Jerzy Szostek; Bob Staake; Matthew Finch; Mitch Manzer; Ron K. White; J. R. Williams; Jim Siergey; Phil Elliot
Inks:
Joe Sacco; Jaime Hernandez; Jerzy Szostek; Bob Staake; Matthew Finch; Mitch Manzer; Ron K. White; J. R. Williams; Jim Siergey; Phil Elliot
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jaime Hernandez; Jerzy Szostek; Bob Staake; Matthew Finch; Mitch Manzer; Ron K. White; J. R. Williams; Jim Siergey; Phil Elliot

Indexer Notes

A letter from Gerard Ashworth. Also includes the winning submissions to the Centrifugal Bumble-Puppy Nicaragua Invasion Contest- Edward A. Shannon, Lydia Gold, Jeff Martin. In addition, nine small self-portraits from the issue's artists and a single one from Sacco