Graphic Classics #24 - Native American Classics
([March] 2013)

Eureka Productions, 2001 Series
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Price
17.95 USD; 22.50 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
2013-03-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eureka Productions
ISBN
978-0-9825630-6-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780982563069 51795
Editing
Tom Pomplun; John E. Smecler (associate editor); Joseph Bruchac (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Randy Keedah (painting)(credited)
Inks
Randy Keedah (painting)(credited)
Colors
Randy Keedah (painting)(credited)

Keywords
American Indians; horses; landscapes; Native Americans

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[title page] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joseph Erb (credited)
Inks
Joseph Erb (credited)
Colors
Joseph Erb (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes some Cherokee text that translates as "Older stories Indians have told."

After a Sermon at the Church of Infinite Confusion (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John E. Smelcer (credited)
Pencils
Bahe Whitethorn, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Bahe Whitethorn, Jr. (credited)
Colors
Bahe Whitethorn, Jr. (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mary Caught-in-Between
Synopsis
Mary is confused by Christian teachings.
Keywords
American Indians; Christianity; Native Americans; ravens

Indexer Notes

an illustrated poem

[Contents] (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (signed)(illustration)
Inks
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (signed)(illustration)
Colors
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (signed)(illustration)
Letters
typeset

The Soft-Hearted Sioux (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Zitkala-Sa (original story); Benjamin Truman (credited)
Pencils
Jim McMunn (credited)
Inks
Tim Truman (credited)
Colors
Mark Nelson (credited)
Letters
?

Synopsis
A young man returns to his tribe as a Christian missionary and finds his father dying.
Keywords
American Indians; Christianity; executions; gallows; medicine men; Native Americans; tipis

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Soft-Hearted Sioux" (1901) by Zitkala-Sa.

On Wolf Mountain (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Alexander Eastman (original story); Joseph Bruchac (credited)
Pencils
Robby McMurtry (credited)
Inks
Robby McMurtry (credited)
Colors
Robby McMurtry ?
Letters
Robby McMurtry ?

Characters
Manitoo (a wolf); Hank Simmons; Jake
Synopsis
The gray wolves declare war on white ranchers.
Keywords
buffaloes; deer; sheep; snow; wolves

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "On Wolf Mountain" (1904), by Charles Alexander Eastman.

The Red Man's Rebuke (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Simon Pokagon (original poem)
Pencils
Murv Jacob (credited)
Inks
Murv Jacob (credited)
Colors
Murv Jacob (credited)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Indians are forced west by white encroachment.
Keywords
American Indians; Native Americans; snow

Indexer Notes

An illustration of the poem "The Red Man's Rebuke" (1893), by Simon Pokagon.

The Cattle Thief (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Pauline Johnson (original story); Weshoyot Alvitre (credited)
Pencils
Weshoyot Alvitre (credited)
Inks
Weshoyot Alvitre (credited)
Colors
Weshoyot Alvitre
Letters
Weshoyot Alvitre ?

Characters
Eagle Chief; Eagle Chief's daughter
Synopsis
A young woman prevents the desecration of her father's body by his white murderers.
Keywords
American Indians; murders; Native Americans

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the original poem "The Cattle Thief" (1895) by E. Pauline Johnson.

The Hunter and Medicine Legend (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Elias Johnson (original short story); Andrea Grant (credited)
Pencils
Toby Cypress (credited)
Inks
Toby Cypress (credited)
Colors
Toby Cypress (credited)
Letters
?

Synopsis
A hunter who was always respectful of his prey is killed by his enemies and restored to life by the animals.
Keywords
American Indians; bears; cranes; eagles; foxes; magic; Native Americans; orioles; ravens; scalping

The White Man Wants the Indians' Home (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Harris Guy (credited)
Pencils
David Kanietakeron Fadden (credited)
Inks
David Kanietakeron Fadden (credited)
Colors
David Kanietakeron Fadden (credited)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Indians are pushed west by white encroachment.
Keywords
American Indians; landscapes; Native Americans

Indexer Notes

An illustration of the poem "The White Man Wants the Indians' Home" (1878) by James Harris Guy.

How the White Rage Came to America (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur C. Parker (original short story); Tom Pomplun (credited)
Pencils
Roy Boney, Jr. (signed)
Inks
Roy Boney, Jr. (signed)
Colors
Roy Boney, Jr. (signed)
Letters
?

Synopsis
Handsome Lake relates the story of how the devil tricked white men into destroying Indians.
Keywords
alcohol; castles; Christianity; playing cards; skeletons; treasure chests; violins

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the original short story "How the White Rage Came to America" (1912) by Arthur C. Parker.

A Prehistoric Race (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bertrand N. O. Walker (original short story); Tom Pomplun (credited)
Pencils
Tara Audibert (credited)
Inks
Tara Audibert (credited)
Colors
Tara Audibert (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Johnny; Neh-ah; Fox; Turtle; Buffalo; Bear
Synopsis
Johnny's Neh-ah tells him the story of Turtle's races with the other animals.
Keywords
bears; buffaloes; foxes; turtles; wolves

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the original short story "A Prehistoric Race" (1920) by Bertrand N. O. Walker.

I'm Wildcat Bill From Grizzle Hill (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Posey (original poem)
Pencils
Marty Two Bulls Sr. (credited)
Inks
Marty Two Bulls Sr. (credited)
Colors
Marty Two Bulls Sr. (credited)
Letters
Marty Two Bulls Sr. ?

Characters
Wildcat Bill
Synopsis
Wildcat Bill is a rough and ready mountain man.
Keywords
alcohol; deserts; graves; hatchets; horses; tombstones; wildcats

Indexer Notes

An illustration of the original poem "I'm Wildcat Bill from Grizzle Hill" (1894) by Alex Posey.

The Thunder's Nest (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Copway (original short story); Niigaanwewdam James Sinclair (credited)
Pencils
Jay Odjick (credited)
Inks
Jay Odjick (credited)
Colors
Jay Odjick (credited)
Letters
?

Synopsis
A young man is carried away by the thunderbird.
Keywords
American Indians; Native Americans; thunderbirds

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Thunder's Nest" (1850) by George Copway.

They May Bury the Steel (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Israel Folsom (original poem)
Pencils
Larry Vienneau, Jr. (credited)
Inks
Larry Vienneau, Jr. (credited)
Colors
Larry Vienneau, Jr. (credited)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The spirit of Native American is indomitable.
Keywords
ravens

Indexer Notes

An illustration of the poem "They May Bury the Steel" (1875) by Israel Folsom.

The Story of Itsikamahidish and the Wild Potato (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert L. Wilson (original short story); Tom Pomplun (credited)
Pencils
Pat N. Lewis (credited)
Inks
Pat N. Lewis (credited)
Colors
Pat N. Lewis (credited)
Letters
Pat N. Lewis ?

Characters
Itsikamahidish; Wild Potato
Synopsis
Itsikamahidish eats too many wild potatoes and suffers from gas.
Keywords
coyotes; potatoes

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the original short story "The Story of Itsikamahidish and the Wild Potato" (1914) by Gilbert L. Wilson.

Anoska Nimiwina (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
William Jones (original short story); Joseph Bruchac (credited)
Pencils
Afua Richardson (credited)
Inks
Afua Richardson (credited)
Colors
Afua Richardson (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Shaskasie
Synopsis
The origins of the ghost dance and the story of Shaskasie.
Keywords
American Indians; ghost dance; Native Americans

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the original short story "Anoska Nimiwina" (1899) by William Jones.

The Stolen White Girl (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Rollin Ridge (original poem)
Pencils
Daryl Talbot (credited)
Inks
Daryl Talbot (credited)
Colors
Kevin Atkinson (credited)
Letters
?

Synopsis
A captive white girl falls in love with her Indian captor.
Keywords
horses

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the poem "The Stolen White Girl" (1868) by John Rollin Ridge.

The Middle Man (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / pages (report information)

Script
Roger Royal Eubanks (original short story); Jon Proudstar (credited)
Pencils
Terry Laban (credited)
Inks
Terry Laban (credited)
Colors
Terry Laban (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Kent; McNeil; Miss Reed; Chick; J.K. Haynes; Nancy Keycatcher
Synopsis
Land and oil speculators skirt the edges of criminal fraud in the days of the Dawes Commission allotments.
Keywords
fraud; real estate

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Middle Man" (1909) by Roger Royal Eubanks.

Changing is Not Vanishing (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carlos Montezuma (original poem)
Pencils
Arigon Starr (credited)
Inks
Arigon Starr (credited)
Colors
Arigon Starr (credited)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
American Indians will never vanish.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the poem "Changing is Not Vanishing" (1916) by Carol Montezuma.

Two Wolves (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Bruchac (original short story); Richard van Camp (credited)
Pencils
John Findley (credited)
Inks
John Findley (credited)
Colors
John Findley (credited)
Letters
?

Synopsis
An Indian hunter is hired to kill a livestock-stealing wolf.
Keywords
hunting; sheep; wolves

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Two Wolves" by Joseph Bruchac.

About the Writers and Artists (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ryan Huna Smith (credited)(illustration)
Inks
Ryan Huna Smith (credited)(illustration)
Colors
Ryan Huna Smith (credited)(illustration)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Short biographical sketches of the contributors to this book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Great Stories by Indigenous American Writers (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils
David Dawangyumptewa (credited)
Inks
David Dawangyumptewa (credited)
Colors
David Dawangyumptewa (credited)

Indexer Notes

right two-thirds of back cover

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["More titles in the Graphic Classics series"]
  3. 2. [title page]
  4. 3. After a Sermon at the Church of Infinite Confusion
  5. 4. [Contents]
  6. 5. The Soft-Hearted Sioux
  7. 6. On Wolf Mountain
  8. 7. The Red Man's Rebuke
  9. 8. The Cattle Thief
  10. 9. The Hunter and Medicine Legend
  11. 10. The White Man Wants the Indians' Home
  12. 11. How the White Rage Came to America
  13. 12. A Prehistoric Race
  14. 13. I'm Wildcat Bill From Grizzle Hill
  15. 14. The Thunder's Nest
  16. 15. They May Bury the Steel
  17. 16. The Story of Itsikamahidish and the Wild Potato
  18. 17. Anoska Nimiwina
  19. 18. The Stolen White Girl
  20. 19. The Middle Man
  21. 20. Changing is Not Vanishing
  22. 21. Two Wolves
  23. 22. About the Writers and Artists
  24. 23. ["More titles in the Graphic Classics series"]
  25. 24. Great Stories by Indigenous American Writers
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
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