(2004)

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Price:
24.00 USD; 36.00 CAD
Pages:
272
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
978-1932416084; 1932416080 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Chris Ware (Temporary, Guest Editor); Dave Eggers (Standard, Regular Editor); Eli Horowitz (Managing Editor); Lawrence Weschler (Contributing Editor); Sean Wilsey (Editor At Large); Gideon Lewis-Kraus (Copy Editor)
Color:
Black & White and Color
Dimensions:
Various Formats
Publishing Format:
On-Going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Indexer Notes

hardcover with wraparound dust jacket

No image yet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Colors:
Ivan Brunetti

McSweeney's Quarterly Concern (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

title page and indicia

McSweeney's Quarterly Concern no. 13 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Colors:
Charles Burns

Ladies' & Men's Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Synopsis:
A take-off on the old Johnson & Smith catalog.

[“Will you marry me?”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
David Heatley
Pencils:
David Heatley
Inks:
David Heatley
Colors:
David Heatley
Letters:
David Heatley

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Production credits

Preface (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ira Glass
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Frank King; Sidney Smith

Indexer Notes

A full-page 1916 photo of King & Smith accompanies the introduction.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
typeset; Chris Ware

P. Mondrian, Paris 1920 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ivan Brunetti
Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Colors:
Ivan Brunetti
Letters:
Ivan Brunetti

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Piet Mondrian
Reprints:

The Unbearable Tediousness of Being (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Colors:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Characters:
Jay; Megan

The Darlington Sundays (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
Flora; Trudy; Haskell Sunday; Barber
Reprints:

Rodolphe Töpffer (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Inks:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Letters:
typeset

The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Inks:
Rodolphe Töpffer

Characters:
Obadiah Oldbuck
Reprints:
  • from The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck (Wilson and Company, 1842 series) #[nn] (September 14, 1842)

[“Mr. Oldbuck's first sight of his ladye-love.”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Pencils:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Inks:
Rodolphe Töpffer
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Obadiah Oldbuck; Ladye-Love; Rival
Reprints:
  • from Histoire de M. Vieux Bois (1839)
  • from The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck (Wilson and Company, 1842 series) #[nn] (September 14, 1842)

Noodle's Attempt at Suicide (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John McLenan
Pencils:
John McLenan
Inks:
John McLenan
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Noodles; Doctor
Reprints:
  • from Harper's New Monthly (Harper & Brothers, 1850 series) #v18#105 (February 1859)

[“Jeff, we're a couple of failures!”] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Fisher
Pencils:
Bud Fisher
Inks:
Bud Fisher
Letters:
Bud Fisher

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

The original artwork for a Mutt & Jeff strip dated to run April 13, 1922 in the "Monday Morning World." Numbered #193.

Cartoon Magic (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
John Updike
Pencils:
John Updike
Inks:
John Updike
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • from More Matter: Essays and Criticism (Knopf, 1999 series) #[nn]

Indexer Notes

Includes two small drawings

William Faulkner's novel “The Wild Palms” (Table of Contents)

I Won't Say a Word About / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Milt Gross
Inks:
Milt Gross
Colors:
?
Letters:
none; typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:
  • from Ken Magazine (April 6, 1939)

Circulation (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Louis Biedermann
Inks:
Louis Biedermann
Colors:
Louis Biedermann

Characters:
Krazy; Ignatz
Synopsis:
Many of the well known Kings Feature comic strip characters hover over New York City on top of a flying newspaper. Titled "The Magic Carpet of the Comics."
Reprints:
  • from Circulation Magazine (Kings Feature Services, ? series) (September 1926)

Indexer Notes

The artist is incorrectly credited as “Louis Beidermann” in the caption on the following page.

To Our Comic Artists (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles M. Schwab
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Charles M. Schwab
Synopsis:
An ad extolling the virtues of newspaper strip humor.
Reprints:
  • from Circulation Magazine (Kings Feature Services, ? series) (July 1923)

12 Samples of Underworld Comedy (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

[“Here, Snuff. I got a present for both of us.”] (Table of Contents)

Underworld / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Snuff; Creep Rat

[“I hate to see a little girl cry.”] (Table of Contents)

Underworld / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Snuff; Little Girl

[“The new Snippo® war protest lighter.”] (Table of Contents)

Smoking Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor

[“Do you think there are land mines ahead?”] (Table of Contents)

Balloon Army / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jonesy; Private

[“Mom? Are you still mad at me for putting you in this nursing home?”] (Table of Contents)

Creep Rat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Creep Rat

[“Good morning, Mr. Dung Beetle”] (Table of Contents)

Fuzzy Hollow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Rabbit; Mr. Dung Beetle

[“What'd you get for Christmas this year?”] (Table of Contents)

Kaz Kids / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor

[“This auto is going to make a beautiful addition to my car collection.”] (Table of Contents)

Creep Rat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Creep Rat

[“We're in international waters, boys... far away from the cops.”] (Table of Contents)

Underworld / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frank; Ed; Nick

[“Dirty Business.”] (Table of Contents)

Underworld / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Creep Rat

[“Hiya, kid.”] (Table of Contents)

Unisnuffcorn / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Unisnuffcorn; Kid

[“It says here that tonight Mars will be closer to Earth than it has been for 59,619 years.”] (Table of Contents)

Underworld / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters:
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Snuff; Creep Rat

Great Health Value of Comic Strips (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
F. W. Seward, Jr. M.D.
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
F. W. Seward, Jr. M.D.
Reprints:
  • from Circulation Magazine (Kings Feature Services, ? series) (August 1925)

The Little Nun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Newgarden
Pencils:
Mark Newgarden
Inks:
Mark Newgarden
Colors:
Mark Newgarden
Letters:
Mark Newgarden

Characters:
The Little Nun

Indexer Notes

Twelve silent strips featuring the title character. A series of small gag panels called "We All Die Alone" are on the bottom of each page.

Pupshaw (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Woodring
Pencils:
Jim Woodring
Inks:
Jim Woodring
Colors:
Jim Woodring

Characters:
Frank; Pupshaw

Where Were You Last Night? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Woodring
Pencils:
Jim Woodring
Inks:
Jim Woodring
Colors:
Jim Woodring

Characters:
Frank; Pupshaw

["Oh no! Flitty's trapped!"] (Table of Contents)

Flitty, Sof Boy's Fly Pal / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archer Prewitt
Pencils:
Archer Prewitt
Inks:
Archer Prewitt
Colors:
Archer Prewitt
Letters:
Archer Prewitt

Characters:
Flitty; Sof' Boy

["Hello, Pidgy!"] (Table of Contents)

Pidgy, Sof' Boy's Friend / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archer Prewitt
Pencils:
Archer Prewitt
Inks:
Archer Prewitt
Colors:
Archer Prewitt
Letters:
Archer Prewitt

Characters:
Sof' Boy; Pidgy

Two Questions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lynda Barry
Pencils:
Lynda Barry
Inks:
Lynda Barry
Colors:
Lynda Barry
Letters:
Lynda Barry

Reprints:

Charles Schulz's Preliminary Drawings (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Charles Schulz
Inks:
Charles Schulz
Letters:
Charles Schulz; typeset

Indexer Notes

A brief article is accompanied by five sketches

[“We'll sleep in my old room. You'll like it, I think..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Characters:
Unnamed Young Woman; Lance; Woman's Mom
Reprints:

["Except for the last time I was there, this really weird thing happened."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Characters:
Unnamed Young Woman; Woman's Mom; Lance
Reprints:

George Herriman's Last Drawings (Table of Contents)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Tim Samuelson
Pencils:
George Herriman
Inks:
George Herriman
Colors:
George Herriman
Letters:
George Herriman

Reprints:
  • from The Dingbat Family (October 18, 1913)
  • from Krazy Kat (November 14, 1943)

Indexer Notes

Approximately eight pages of art from 1944 accompany the article.

Philip Guston (Table of Contents)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Philip Guston (painting)
Inks:
Philip Guston (painting)
Colors:
Philip Guston (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The following paintings accompany the article: “Head and Bottle” (1975); “Head” (1975); Couple in Bed (1977)

Amy & Jordan (Table of Contents)

Amy & Jordan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Beyer
Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Colors:
Mark Beyer
Letters:
Mark Beyer

Indexer Notes

the first page is in color; the rest is in black & white

The Nightmare Studio (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Panter
Pencils:
Gary Panter
Inks:
Gary Panter
Letters:
Gary Panter

1963 Cat Club (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A drawing Burns made when he was seven years old.

["On the bus ride to school it was gray and drizzly, so I was kind of depressed...”] (Table of Contents)

Black Hole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Letters:
Charles Burns

Characters:
Rob; Chris
Reprints:
  • from Black Hole #?

Indexer Notes

An excerpt.

Erik Satie: Compositeur de Musique (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ivan Brunetti
Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Letters:
Ivan Brunetti

Characters:
Erik Satie
Reprints:

[“...nothing less than a bursting shell could penetrate his skin!”] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Glen David Gold
Letters:
typeset

Strange Question (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Sala
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Colors:
Richard Sala
Letters:
Richard Sala

Characters:
Roland; Jessica; Samantha; Little Man

Indexer Notes

This is a redrawn & expanded version of a story that first appeared in Escape #9 (Escape Publishing, 1986)

Independent Comic Book Publishers of the Pre-Independent Era (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malachi B. Cohen
Letters:
typeset

The New Normal (Table of Contents)

In the Shadow of No Towers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Colors:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Etymological Vaudeville (Table of Contents)

In the Shadow of No Towers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Colors:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Waiting for That Other Shoe to Drop! (Table of Contents)

In the Shadow of No Towers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Colors:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

In the Shadow of No Towers (Table of Contents)

In the Shadow of No Towers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Colors:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Ready to Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Colors:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Kim Deitch; Ronald Fitzgerald; Huie Morrison; Randy Crank; Kelly Crank; Amanda White; Dale Mease; Michael McLaughlin; Kevin Germany; Wayne Morrison; Doris Morrison; Derek Barnabei; Steve Roach; Tommy Strickler; Nancy Fitzgerald; Dorothy Coles Noel; Lois Ann Coles; Jackie Coles; Mae Fitzgerald
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

[“Neven knows about line – of – sight.”] (Table of Contents)

The Fixer / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Sacco; Neven
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Moving to Hamilton (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Pencils:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Inks:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Colors:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Letters:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jen; Dave Collier; Ginette; Daryl
Keywords:
autobiography

The World Cycling Championships Really Are Coming to Hamilton (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Pencils:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Inks:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Colors:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]
Letters:
Dave Collier [as David Collier]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Brian Chewter; James; Dave Collier
Keywords:
autobiography

The Death of Thomas Scott (Table of Contents)

Louis Riel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Brown
Pencils:
Chester Brown
Inks:
Chester Brown
Letters:
Chester Brown

Reprints:
  • from Louis Riel (Drawn & Quarterly, 1999 series) #?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Excerpts from the Series Hotel & Farm (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Katchor
Pencils:
Ben Katchor
Inks:
Ben Katchor
Letters:
Ben Katchor

ctrl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard McGuire
Pencils:
Richard McGuire
Inks:
Richard McGuire
Colors:
Richard McGuire
Letters:
Richard McGuire

Sulk excerpts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeffrey Brown
Pencils:
Jeffrey Brown
Inks:
Jeffrey Brown
Letters:
Jeffrey Brown

Diary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Doucet
Pencils:
Julie Doucet
Inks:
Julie Doucet
Letters:
Julie Doucet

The Dead of Winter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Debbie Drechsler
Pencils:
Debbie Drechsler
Inks:
Debbie Drechsler
Letters:
Debbie Drechsler

Reprints:

Our Blood Was Blue and Yellow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chip Kidd
Letters:
typeset

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Matt
Pencils:
Joe Matt
Inks:
Joe Matt
Letters:
Joe Matt

Reprints:
  • from Peepshow #13 ? (Drawn & Quarterly)

A Perplexing Excerpt from “Clyde Fans” (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Seth
Pencils:
Seth
Inks:
Seth
Letters:
Seth

[“This rain... We've yet to see papa's grave in the warmth of the sun...”] (Table of Contents)

Julio's Day / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters:
Julio; Mama
Reprints:
  • from Love & Rockets (Fantagraphics, 2000 series) #?

[“This is so stupid, Penny.”] (Table of Contents)

Locas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Penny Century; Izzy [Isabel Ortiz Ruebens]
Reprints:
Keywords:
soap opera

[“Good morning, Benjamin. Julio.”] (Table of Contents)

Julio's Day / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters:
Julio; Benjamin; Mrs. Gates
Reprints:
  • from Love & Rockets (Fantagraphics, 2000 series) #?

[“You sure are happy for your first day of school, Julio.”] (Table of Contents)

Julio's Day / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Characters:
Julio; Araceliz Victor Isabela Melendez; Tommy Doakes
Reprints:
  • from Love & Rockets (Fantagraphics, 2000 series) #?

La Blanca (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils:
Jaime Hernandez
Inks:
Jaime Hernandez
Letters:
Jaime Hernandez

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
La Blanca
Reprints:

[“My daughter Sofia has just recovered from consumption, Lord”] (Table of Contents)

Julio's Day / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils:
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks:
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters:
Gilbert Hernandez

Reprints:
  • from Love & Rockets (Fantagraphics, 2000 series) #?

[“Gene, this is Autumn. She's just starting today.”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Adrian Tomine
Pencils:
Adrian Tomine
Inks:
Adrian Tomine
Letters:
Adrian Tomine

Characters:
Gene; Autumn; Ben Tanaka
Reprints:

Portrait of My Dad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
David Heatley
Pencils:
David Heatley
Inks:
David Heatley
Colors:
David Heatley
Letters:
David Heatley

S. Kierkegaard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ivan Brunetti
Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Colors:
Ivan Brunetti
Letters:
Ivan Brunetti

Characters:
Søren Kierkegaard
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Colors:
Ivan Brunetti
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. McSweeney's Quarterly Concern
  4. 3. McSweeney's Quarterly Concern no. 13
  5. 4. Ladies' & Men's Table of Contents
  6. 5. [“Will you marry me?”]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Preface
  9. 8. Introduction
  10. 9. P. Mondrian, Paris 1920
  11. 10. The Unbearable Tediousness of Being
  12. 11. The Darlington Sundays
  13. 12. Rodolphe Töpffer
  14. 13. The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck
  15. 14. [“Mr. Oldbuck's first sight of his ladye-love.”]
  16. 15. Noodle's Attempt at Suicide
  17. 16. [“Jeff, we're a couple of failures!”]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. Cartoon Magic
  19. 18. William Faulkner's novel “The Wild Palms”
    I Won't Say a Word About
  20. 19. Circulation
  21. 20. To Our Comic Artists
  22. 21. 12 Samples of Underworld Comedy
  23. 22. [“Here, Snuff. I got a present for both of us.”]
    Underworld
  24. 23. [“I hate to see a little girl cry.”]
    Underworld
  25. 24. [“The new Snippo® war protest lighter.”]
    Smoking Cat
  26. 25. [“Do you think there are land mines ahead?”]
    Balloon Army
  27. 26. [“Mom? Are you still mad at me for putting you in this nursing home?”]
    Creep Rat
  28. 27. [“Good morning, Mr. Dung Beetle”]
    Fuzzy Hollow
  29. 28. [“What'd you get for Christmas this year?”]
    Kaz Kids
  30. 29. [“This auto is going to make a beautiful addition to my car collection.”]
    Creep Rat
  31. 30. [“We're in international waters, boys... far away from the cops.”]
    Underworld
  32. 31. [“Dirty Business.”]
    Underworld
  33. 32. [“Hiya, kid.”]
    Unisnuffcorn
  34. 33. [“It says here that tonight Mars will be closer to Earth than it has been for 59,619 years.”]
    Underworld
  35. 34. Great Health Value of Comic Strips
  36. 35. The Little Nun
  37. 36. Pupshaw
  38. 37. Where Were You Last Night?
  39. 38. ["Oh no! Flitty's trapped!"]
    Flitty, Sof Boy's Fly Pal
  40. 39. ["Hello, Pidgy!"]
    Pidgy, Sof' Boy's Friend
  41. 40. Two Questions
  42. 41. Charles Schulz's Preliminary Drawings
  43. 42. [“We'll sleep in my old room. You'll like it, I think..."]
  44. 43. ["Except for the last time I was there, this really weird thing happened."]
  45. 44. George Herriman's Last Drawings
  46. 45. Philip Guston
  47. 46. Amy & Jordan
    Amy & Jordan
  48. 47. The Nightmare Studio
  49. 48. 1963 Cat Club
  50. 49. ["On the bus ride to school it was gray and drizzly, so I was kind of depressed...”]
    Black Hole
  51. 50. Erik Satie: Compositeur de Musique
  52. 51. [“...nothing less than a bursting shell could penetrate his skin!”]
  53. 52. Strange Question
  54. 53. Independent Comic Book Publishers of the Pre-Independent Era
  55. 54. The New Normal
    In the Shadow of No Towers
  56. 55. Etymological Vaudeville
    In the Shadow of No Towers
  57. 56. Waiting for That Other Shoe to Drop!
    In the Shadow of No Towers
  58. 57. In the Shadow of No Towers
    In the Shadow of No Towers
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
  60. 59. Ready to Die
  61. 60. [“Neven knows about line – of – sight.”]
    The Fixer
  62. 61. Moving to Hamilton
  63. 62. The World Cycling Championships Really Are Coming to Hamilton
  64. 63. The Death of Thomas Scott
    Louis Riel
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
  66. 65. Excerpts from the Series Hotel & Farm
  67. 66. ctrl
  68. 67. Sulk excerpts
  69. 68. Diary
  70. 69. The Dead of Winter
  71. 70. Our Blood Was Blue and Yellow
  72. 71. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  73. 72. A Perplexing Excerpt from “Clyde Fans”
  74. 73. [“This rain... We've yet to see papa's grave in the warmth of the sun...”]
    Julio's Day
  75. 74. [“This is so stupid, Penny.”]
    Locas
  76. 75. [“Good morning, Benjamin. Julio.”]
    Julio's Day
  77. 76. [“You sure are happy for your first day of school, Julio.”]
    Julio's Day
  78. 77. La Blanca
  79. 78. [“My daughter Sofia has just recovered from consumption, Lord”]
    Julio's Day
  80. 79. [“Gene, this is Autumn. She's just starting today.”]
  81. 80. Portrait of My Dad
  82. 81. S. Kierkegaard
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
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