(2013)

Skoda Man Press, 2013 Series
 
Price
15.00 USD
Pages
108
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Skoda Man Press
Brand
?
ISBN
978-0-9831103-0-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780983110309 51500
Editing
Lauren Davis

Issue Notes

Collected and edited by Lauren Davis. Looks at San Francisco's Mission District through the eyes of two dozen artists and writers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chuck Whelon (signed)
Inks
Chuck Whelon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Residents; tourists; workers; police
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Comic Book Guide to the Mission

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Fragments in the Mission (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jamaica Dyer (signed)
Pencils
Jamaica Dyer (signed)
Inks
Jamaica Dyer (signed)
Letters
Jamaica Dyer

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
As a teenager, in college, and after college, Jamaica Dyer repeatedly visits the Mission District. When she realizes that all of her memories and experiences come from a six-block area, she makes that area her home. There she's fallen in love, found the best burritos ever, and never run out of things to do.
Keywords
City; Mission District; San Francisco

Adobe Bookshop (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

Keywords
Bookshop; bookstore

Murray the Attorney (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Clint Woods
Pencils
Nomi Kane
Inks
Nomi Kane
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Murray; bartenders; Mission denizens
Synopsis
Murray is a lawyer, he wears a suit, he isn't hip, and he even lives in the non-trendy section of the Mission. Though he's been there for years people pretty much ignore him, until one of the bartenders at his favorite joint is arrested. Murray gets him out, and from that time is acknowledged and even welcomed around the District. After ten years, it's nice to fit in.
Keywords
Attorney; bartender; lawyer; Mission District; San Francisco

Nothing About Nothing (Table of Contents: 8)

A Waste of Time / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Worley
Pencils
Rick Worley (signed)
Inks
Rick Worley (signed)
Letters
Rick Worley ?

Genre
drama
Characters
Rick Worley; roommate
Synopsis
The new resident's roommate promises to take him to the Mission District, where they can get the best burritos in the world. After wandering the District fruitlessly the guy announces that the nearby taqueria is the right one. The burritos are pretty good.
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Rick Worley presents himself as a giant rabbit.

Weird Fish (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

Buy Used, Buy Bulk (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Twu
Pencils
Alfred Twu (signed)
Inks
Alfred Twu (signed)
Letters
Alfred Twu

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Narrator
Synopsis
The narrator describes a shopping trip through the Mission's thrift and bulk stores.
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco; shopping

Down on Mission Street (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Vasile
Pencils
Geoff Vasile [as GCV] (signed)
Inks
Geoff Vasile [as GCV] (signed)
Letters
Geoff Vasile

Genre
drama
Characters
Narrator; Jasmine; Karla; Mike; thugs
Synopsis
The narrator doesn't fit in with hipsters, none of whom seem to have time for him. He's beaten, robbed and put on crutches by street thugs. When a friendly girl in a local coffee house shows sympathy he asks her for a date, but it turns out she's dating one of the thugs.
Keywords
Mission District; mugging; San Francisco

Roxie (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

Luna Park (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

The Mission Taco (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Omar Mamoon
Pencils
Greg Hinkle
Inks
Greg Hinkle
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Narrator; girl friend; taco shop operators
Synopsis
When the narrator moves to the Mission District, he sets himself the mission of finding the perfect taco. After a lengthy search, he succeeds.
Keywords
Mission District; restaurant; San Francisco

Beretta (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

Veinitidos (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan V.
Pencils
Dan V.
Inks
Dan V.
Letters
Dan V.

Genre
drama
Characters
Narrator; narrator as a child; street people
Synopsis
As a child, the narrator believed that the cracks in the sidewalk led to an underground world, and that the street people were from that world, living among us.
Keywords
Homeless; inside earth; Mission District; San Francisco

Fourteenth & Mission (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sean Chiki
Pencils
Sean Chiki [as Chiki] (signed)
Inks
Sean Chiki [as Chiki] (signed)
Letters
Sean Chiki ?

Genre
historical
Characters
Mexican-Americans; Ohlone people; kids; constable; United Farm Workers; the Katzenjammer Kids [Hans] [Fritz] (cameo)
Synopsis
Incidents of life in the Mission District, from 1846 through today. The stories begin (1846) and end (2010) with the observation that times are hard. A crow observes the proceedings from beginning to end.
Keywords
California; Mission District; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

The 1876 sequence plays off the Katzenjammer Kids comic strip.

Fair Weather Friends (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Amy Martin
Pencils
Amy Martin
Inks
Amy Martin
Letters
Amy Martin

Characters
Sunbathers
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

O Valencia! (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Farago; Shaenon K. Garrity
Pencils
Andrew Farago; Shaenon K. Garrity
Inks
Andrew Farago; Shaenon K. Garrity
Letters
Andrew Farago; Shaenon K. Garrity

Characters
Andrew; Shaenon
Keywords
Map; Mission District; San Francisco

Jason. (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roman Muradov
Pencils
Roman Muradov
Inks
Roman Muradov

Genre
humor
Characters
Smoker; tree
Synopsis
A careless smoker sets a tree on fire. The tree puts it out with a fire extinguisher, then puts up a no smoking sign.
Keywords
Cigarette; pantomime; wordless

Consuming. (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roman Muradov
Pencils
Roman Muradov
Inks
Roman Muradov
Letters
Roman Muradov ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Artists
Synopsis
At art shows, those in attendance are more interested in the food than in the art.
Keywords
Artist; Mission District; San Francisco

No one will ever love me anymore. (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roman Muradov
Pencils
Roman Muradov (signed)
Inks
Roman Muradov (signed)
Letters
Roman Muradov ?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Balding guy
Synopsis
A guy tries numerous hats and headgear, without finding anything satisfactory.
Keywords
Hats; Mission District; San Francisco

How to screw up Craigslist interviews. (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roman Muradov
Pencils
Roman Muradov
Inks
Roman Muradov
Letters
Roman Muradov ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Roman Muradov; Heather; male roommate
Synopsis
Roman Muradov goes to meet prospective roommates, and makes a fool of himself.
Keywords
Craigslist; Mission District; San Francisco

Hip. (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roman Muradov
Pencils
Roman Muradov
Inks
Roman Muradov

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bearded bird
Synopsis
A bird trims its beard with an axe.
Keywords
Axe; bird; pantomime; wordless

Mission Statements (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mario Hernandez
Pencils
Mario Hernandez
Inks
Mario Hernandez
Letters
Mario Hernadnez

Genre
humor
Characters
Narrator; street people; Mission dwellers; performers
Synopsis
The narrator moves to the Mission District, and loves its vitality. Over time he morphs into a stereotypical Mission dweller.
Keywords
Cartoonist; Hispanic; Mission District; San Francisco

A True Travel Tale (Table of Contents: 26)

True Travel Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Hall
Pencils
Justin Hall
Inks
Justin Hall
Letters
Justin Hall ?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Narrator
Synopsis
The narrator rides bicycle through the Mission, muses on the best things about the Mission, and concludes that the best part of going away is returning.
Keywords
Bicycle; Mission District; San Francisco

SF Dyke March (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ariel Schrag
Pencils
Ariel Schrag
Inks
Ariel Schrag
Letters
Ariel Schrag

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Narrator; lesbians; street people
Synopsis
The narrator has a series of pathetic experiences in connection with a demonstration.
Keywords
Gay; homosexual; lesbian; LGBT; Mission District; San Francisco

Field Notes from the Hipster Habitat (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Stewart
Pencils
John Mathis
Inks
John Mathis
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Narrator; hipsters
Synopsis
The narrator and his wife observe hipsters on visits to the Mission, then move into the neighborhood. There's much they enjoy there, but surrounded by the hipsters' aggressive self-centeredness at the expense of neighbors, landlords, and customers, they move out after eleven months. They enjoy their new neighborhood much better, and can still make easy forays into the Mission.
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Written in a parody of a scientist observing wildlife.

Boogaloo's (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

All Over Coffee #396 (Table of Contents: 30)

All Over Coffee / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Madonna
Pencils
Paul Madonna
Inks
Paul Madonna
Letters
Paul Madonna ?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The artist tries to assemble a narrative from his life.
Keywords
California

What Hazel Eats (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jonas Madden-Connor
Pencils
Jonas Madden-Connor [as JMC] (signed)
Inks
Jonas Madden-Connor [as JMC] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Hazel (dog); Hazel's owners
Synopsis
Hazel eats everything, and she finds plenty on the streets of the Mission.
Keywords
Dog; Mission District; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

The male owner is presented as a penguin.

Eight Blocks (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jen Oaks
Pencils
Jen Oaks
Inks
Jen Oaks
Letters
Jen Oaks

Genre
humor
Characters
Artist; Mission dwellers
Synopsis
As the artist walks from home to studio, her mind churns on all sorts of topics and images. Once she starts work, the mind is blank.
Keywords
Artist; Mission District; San Francisco

Amnesia (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)
Inks
Aindrila Mukopadhyay [as Aindrila] (signed)

The Murals of the Mission (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Walker
Pencils
Jeff Walker
Inks
Jeff Walker
Letters
Jeff Walker

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Jeff; Susan Kleck Cervantes; Sirron; muralists; Yuka; kids
Synopsis
Mission dwellers begin creating outdoor murals in the early 1970s as an expression of conscience and heritage. Over time murals become (and now remain) major presentations in the Mission.
Keywords
Artist; Mission District; mural; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Last page ("How It's Done") shows creation of a mural.

Amity Blamity Presents: The Mission (Table of Contents: 35)

Amity Blamity / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mike White
Pencils
Mike White
Inks
Mike White
Letters
Mike White

Genre
humor
Characters
Chester; Gretchen; Downey; Leef Smith
Synopsis
The kids enjoy all the best that the Mission has to offer, while Downey wallows in its seedy aspects.
Keywords
Comic book store; Mission District; pig; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Chester is presented as a piglet.

Places Seen in the Comics (Table of Contents: 36)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Mission District; San Francisco

Contributor Bios (Table of Contents: 37)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Artist; cartoonist

Acknowledgements & Notes (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Lauren Davis
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

blank page(s) / 4 pages (report information)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["The Comic Book Guide to the Mission"]
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Fragments in the Mission
  7. 6. Adobe Bookshop
  8. 7. Murray the Attorney
  9. 8. Nothing About Nothing
    A Waste of Time
  10. 9. Weird Fish
  11. 10. Buy Used, Buy Bulk
  12. 11. Down on Mission Street
  13. 12. Roxie
  14. 13. Luna Park
  15. 14. The Mission Taco
  16. 15. Beretta
  17. 16. Veinitidos
  18. 17. Fourteenth & Mission
  19. 18. Fair Weather Friends
  20. 19. O Valencia!
  21. 20. Jason.
  22. 21. Consuming.
  23. 22. No one will ever love me anymore.
  24. 23. How to screw up Craigslist interviews.
  25. 24. Hip.
  26. 25. Mission Statements
  27. 26. A True Travel Tale
    True Travel Tales
  28. 27. SF Dyke March
  29. 28. Field Notes from the Hipster Habitat
  30. 29. Boogaloo's
  31. 30. All Over Coffee #396
    All Over Coffee
  32. 31. What Hazel Eats
  33. 32. Eight Blocks
  34. 33. Amnesia
  35. 34. The Murals of the Mission
  36. 35. Amity Blamity Presents: The Mission
    Amity Blamity
  37. 36. Places Seen in the Comics
  38. 37. Contributor Bios
  39. 38. Acknowledgements & Notes
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. ["Take a Cartoon Tour Through San Francisco's Mission District..."]
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