(October 2006)

Fantagraphics, 2006 Series
 
Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-780-9; 978-1-56097-780-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097780351995
Editing:
Greg Sadowski; Kristy Valenti (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Black & White with some Color
Dimensions:
9.75" x 7.5" (24.76 cm x 19.05 cm)
Binding:
Softcover

The New Adventures of Jesus: The Second Coming (Table of Contents)

Jesus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack (painting)
Inks:
Frank Stack (painting)
Colors:
Frank Stack (painting)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jesus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack

Characters:
Jesus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Endpage.

The New Adventures of Jesus: The Second Coming (Table of Contents)

credits / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jesus

Indexer Notes

Title page with a small illustration; a full page Jesus illustration; title and publisher page with illustration; Publication, production and copyright credits with the cover illustration from "The Best of Rip Off Press vol. 3;" table of contents page with illustration

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Characters:
Robert Crumb

Indexer Notes

A signed illustration from the year 2000 accompanied by a full-page intro from December 2005.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gilbert Shelton

Indexer Notes

An illustration from the year 2000 accompanied by a full-page intro.

Some Notes On the Origins of My Jesus Cartoons (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Frank Stack; Robbie (photo)

Indexer Notes

Includes small-size cover reprints to "The New Adventures of Jesus #1," "Jesus Meets the Armed Services," "Jesus Comics #3" and "The Adventures of Jesus" from 1962-3. Also includes a portrait of Frank Stack by Bill Klapp, 1962 photos of Stack in the Lower East Side and of Lower Manhattan, a 1960 wash drawing made during basic training, a print made in a 1962.

["Back in my hey day elders paid some attention when youth spoke..."] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Mom; Dad
Reprints:

["But dammit, Momma, I don't want to go to Solly's wedding feast."] (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Momma
Reprints:

["You remind me of my cousin John the Baptist!"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; John the Baptist
Reprints:

["And did you ever really meet the devil, Mr. Christ?"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; The Devil / Satan
Reprints:

["Did I ever tell about the time I was a doctor!?"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Lazarus
Reprints:

["Back in those days we didn't need a degree to practice psychiatry!"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Fop
Reprints:

["May I ask just what the hell's going on here?"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Dirty Whore
Reprints:

["I got some advice of dubious value from my old man once too!"] (Table of Contents)

Stories from the Good Book / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; God; Judas; Officer
Reprints:

Jesus and His Gang on a Hot Day (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus
Reprints:

Jesus and the Man Possessed by Demons (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Brother
Reprints:

Doubting Thomas (Table of Contents)

Jesus / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Thomas
Synopsis:
Thomas literally reaches inside Jesus to pull out a mousetrap.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A wordless four-panel sequence

The Dog Messiah (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]; Roger Martin
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
The Dog Messiah
Reprints:
  • from City Moon ?

Indexer Notes

From 1985. Accompanied by a text piece credited to Martin. "City Moon" was a Lawrence, Kansas satirical newspaper.

Second Coming of Jesus Christ! (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Andy
Reprints:

Some Other Comings (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus
Reprints:

Somebody We All Know Rides Again (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:

Jesus Goes to the Movies (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; John the Baptist; Mary Magdalene; Jesus Christ (in-story movie version); Pontius Pilate; King Herod; Tiberius Caesar
Reprints:

Jesus Meets the Armed Services (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Sarge; Maud Mae; Headshrinker
Reprints:

Jesus Joins the Academic Community (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Dean "Smiley" Fibeus
Reprints:

Jesus Learns a Thing or Two (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Murderin' Murray; Judge Scrotum
Reprints:

Jesus Goes to a Faculty Party (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Brenda; Jeff; Ortense; Dom; Clyde; Merle; Harvey; Jim Gibbon; Rosco; Bernice; Carlos; Stan
Reprints:

The Daily Grind (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Chairman; Geraldo; Goodman
Reprints:

["This century is a real zero! It seems like nobody has any soul!"] (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:

And Now, a Word from God... (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
God
Reprints:

Jesus, Saviour of the World (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus; Souperman; God; Richard Nixon (silent cameo)
Synopsis:
Jesus and Souperman try to reconstruct Earth which has been completely destroyed by nuclear weapons.
Reprints:

Jesus and the Bank Robbers (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Zeke; Bob; The Clerk; Sheriff
Reprints:

Jesus In the Midwest (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:

Jesus Visits Hell (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; The Devil
Reprints:

The Return of Jesus (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:

Top Level Meeting (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Ron [Ronald Reagan]; George Bush; Mr. Big
Reprints:

At Home With Jesus (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:

Over the Hill With Jesus (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Joy
Reprints:

Down the River With Jesus (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Secretary; Lt. Gekko; Mike the Cameraman
Reprints:

Jesus On Ice (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Judge
Reprints:

Jesus Meets Intellectual Property Rights (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
Frank Stack

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Preston O. Vista; Studley Q. Mercurio; Richmond Numnutz; Vick Wack; Frank Sumatra

Indexer Notes

A brand new story.

About My Experience With Religion (Table of Contents)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jesus Christ; Frank Stack (photo); Maurice Stack (photo); Stephen Stack (photo); Jon Bracker (photo); Robbie (photo); Gilbert Shelton (photo); Lora (photo); Joan (photo)

Indexer Notes

Includes two full-page illustrations and nine small photos.

Jesus Rides Again! (Table of Contents)

Jesus / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Indexer Notes

Endpage. Same as inner front cover.

["Frank Stack is one of those artists whose work I gobble up eagerly whenever I find it."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.55 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A few back cover promo blurbs including one from Robert Crumb. Accompanied by the following story.

["If he were around today he'd be watching with the rest of us, wouldn't he?"] (Table of Contents)

The New Adventures of Jesus / comic story / 0.45 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (painting)
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (painting)
Colors:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (painting)
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon] (painting)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The New Adventures of Jesus: The Second Coming
    Jesus
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The New Adventures of Jesus: The Second Coming
  4. 3. Foreword
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. Some Notes On the Origins of My Jesus Cartoons
  7. 6. ["Back in my hey day elders paid some attention when youth spoke..."]
    Stories from the Good Book
  8. 7. ["But dammit, Momma, I don't want to go to Solly's wedding feast."]
    Jesus
  9. 8. ["You remind me of my cousin John the Baptist!"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  10. 9. ["And did you ever really meet the devil, Mr. Christ?"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  11. 10. ["Did I ever tell about the time I was a doctor!?"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  12. 11. ["Back in those days we didn't need a degree to practice psychiatry!"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  13. 12. ["May I ask just what the hell's going on here?"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  14. 13. ["I got some advice of dubious value from my old man once too!"]
    Stories from the Good Book
  15. 14. Jesus and His Gang on a Hot Day
    Jesus
  16. 15. Jesus and the Man Possessed by Demons
    Jesus
  17. 16. Doubting Thomas
    Jesus
  18. 17. The Dog Messiah
  19. 18. Second Coming of Jesus Christ!
    Jesus
  20. 19. Some Other Comings
    Jesus
  21. 20. Somebody We All Know Rides Again
    Jesus
  22. 21. Jesus Goes to the Movies
    Jesus
  23. 22. Jesus Meets the Armed Services
    Jesus
  24. 23. Jesus Joins the Academic Community
    Jesus
  25. 24. Jesus Learns a Thing or Two
    Jesus
  26. 25. Jesus Goes to a Faculty Party
    Jesus
  27. 26. The Daily Grind
    Jesus
  28. 27. ["This century is a real zero! It seems like nobody has any soul!"]
    Jesus
  29. 28. And Now, a Word from God...
    Jesus
  30. 29. Jesus, Saviour of the World
    Jesus
  31. 30. Jesus and the Bank Robbers
    Jesus
  32. 31. Jesus In the Midwest
    Jesus
  33. 32. Jesus Visits Hell
    Jesus
  34. 33. The Return of Jesus
    Jesus
  35. 34. Top Level Meeting
    Jesus
  36. 35. At Home With Jesus
    Jesus
  37. 36. Over the Hill With Jesus
    Jesus
  38. 37. Down the River With Jesus
    Jesus
  39. 38. Jesus On Ice
    Jesus
  40. 39. Jesus Meets Intellectual Property Rights
    Jesus
  41. 40. About My Experience With Religion
  42. 41. Jesus Rides Again!
    Jesus
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. ["Frank Stack is one of those artists whose work I gobble up eagerly whenever I find it."]
  45. 44. ["If he were around today he'd be watching with the rest of us, wouldn't he?"]
    The New Adventures of Jesus
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