(December 2016)

Fantagraphics, 2016 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
49.99 USD
Pages
704
On-sale Date
2016-12-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
?
ISBN
978-1-60699-933-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606999332 54999
Editing
Tom Spurgeon; Michael Dean; R. J. Casey (assistant)
Color
color and black & white
Dimensions
8.12 x 10.25 (20.62 cm x 26.03 cm)
Binding
hardcover

Issue Notes

1st printing: December 2016

Contains many, many cover reprints however mostly at less than 1/4 page size.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

[Exodus] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Jonah Kinigstein (uncredited)
Inks
Jonah Kinigstein (uncredited)
Letters
?

Characters
Gary Groth; Robert Crumb; Victor Moscoso
Keywords
desert; pyramids; Zap Comix

Indexer Notes

On page one (title page).

Flop d'Estime (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tim Hensley
Pencils
Tim Hensley
Inks
Tim Hensley
Colors
Tim Hensley
Letters
Tim Hensley

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Gary Groth (unnamed); Andy Capp; Lone Stoker; Buddy Bradley (single-panel cameo); Flo (unnamed)
Keywords
cartooning; publishing

Indexer Notes

On page eight.

Moonlight Madness! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch (signed)
Pencils
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters
Kim Deitch (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Kim Deitch; Maria; Olaf Mayberry; Karl; Gary Groth; Kim Thompson

Indexer Notes

"Channeled by Kim Deitch in 2001." On pages 9-13.

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

cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kline
Inks
Bob Kline
Colors
?

Characters
Gary Groth; Jim Steranko
Reprints
  • from Fantastic Fanzine #11 (1971)

Indexer Notes

On page thirty-two.

Meet Gary!! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Karasik (signed)
Pencils
Paul Karasik (signed); ? (photo)
Inks
Paul Karasik (signed); ? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
Paul Karasik (signed)

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Paul Karasik; Gary Groth (photo); Frank Frazetta (photo)
Synopsis
The artist recalls going to the 1971 Metro Con that was held in Washington D.C.
Keywords
comic convention

Indexer Notes

Half of the panels on the page are color photos. On page sixty-eight.

Shoulders of the Giants- A Totally Made Up True Story (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ho Che Anderson
Pencils
Ho Che Anderson
Inks
Ho Che Anderson
Letters
Ho Che Anderson

Characters
Mike Catron; Kim Thompson; Gary Groth
Keywords
publishing

Indexer Notes

On pages 69-71.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime)
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime)
Inks
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime)
Letters
Jaime Hernandez (signed as Jaime)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't you think I should have been a girl?
Genre
humor; superhero
Synopsis
A woman dressed as Robin.

Indexer Notes

On page eighty-nine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Kwapisz (signed as Red Meat)
Pencils
Gary Kwapisz (signed as Red Meat)
Inks
Gary Kwapisz (signed as Red Meat)
Letters
Gary Kwapisz (signed as Red Meat)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heh heh say hi to Marv and Rick for me! Heh heh
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jim Shooter; Stan Lee; Jim Galton; Roy Thomas
Reprints
Keywords
knife; stabbed in the back

Indexer Notes

On page ninety-seven.

Critter Report (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Gary Kwapisz
Pencils
Gary Kwapisz
Inks
Gary Kwapisz
Colors
Gary Kwapisz
Letters
Gary Kwapisz

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Keywords
racoons; skunks

Indexer Notes

An image drawn for the publisher's office. On page ninety-eight.

Ho Ho... (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.19 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Kwapisz
Inks
Gary Kwapisz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Kim Thompson; Gary Groth

Indexer Notes

A publisher Christmas card circa 1982. On page 99.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.13 page (report information)

Script
Neal Adams (signed)
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors
? (duotone)
Letters
Neal Adams (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well... ex-cuuuuuu-uuse me!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Batman; Moon Knight
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This and the following are on page 101.

Adler? He's a Dinosaur! (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Neal Adams (signed)
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed)
Letters
Neal Adams (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Jack Adler; Paul Levitz
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?

Indexer Notes

On page 101.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
..Eyes bulging like hard-boiled eggs, his hands splashed into the gaping maw where his stomach has been.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This and the following are on page 104.

[Big Time Comics Inc.] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

Characters
Michelangelo
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say- hey Stu! How come you never do any Denny O'Neil jokes?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?

Indexer Notes

This and the next one are on page 105.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Raw!?? But I ordered mine well-done!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes folks, big-hearted-- that's the word for Marvel Comics!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Stan Lee
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?
Keywords
pet door

Indexer Notes

This and the next two are on page 106.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Uh.. 'scuse me! I'm uh, new here!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jenette Kahn; Paul Levitz
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #37 (December 1977)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heyyyy! I just flew in from Cleveland!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Howard the Duck; Cerebus
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?
Keywords
stand-up comedy; Steve Gerber

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Absolutely amazing! Truly a milestone in artistic achievement!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?
Keywords
comic book store; nerds

Indexer Notes

This and the next few are on page 107.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm... wow! Some of this stuff is really beautiful!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?
Keywords
Heavy Metal magazine

Stan Lee Presents the X-Men and Cerebus (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Pencils
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Inks
Scott Pellegrini (signed)
Letters
Scott Pellegrini (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jim Shooter; Cerebus
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?

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

cartoon / 0.14 page (report information)

Script
Gary Kwapisz
Pencils
Gary Kwapisz
Inks
Gary Kwapisz
Letters
Gary Kwapisz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death to the infidel purveyors of sacrilegious untruths about...
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Michael Fleisher
Synopsis
The comics writer as a holy warrior.
Keywords
blood; scimitar

Indexer Notes

A six-foot portrait placed in the publisher's office during the duration of the Fleisher lawsuit. On page 127.

For Losers Only (Table of Contents: 24)

Lloyd Llewellyn / comic story / 0.36 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lloyd Llewellyn; Nellie; Old Man Sorrow; The Girl Who Got Away; Joe; Spirit of Alcoholic Depression
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 131.

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

cartoon / 0.35 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Kwapisz (signed as GK)
Inks
Gary Kwapisz (signed as GK)

Characters
Michael Fleisher
Reprints
  • from Comics Journal #?

Indexer Notes

On page 135.

Expert Witness James Shooter Leaves Court (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Marschall
Pencils
Rick Marschall (ink only)
Inks
Rick Marschall
Letters
Rick Marschall

Genre
humor
Characters
Jim Shooter
Keywords
courtroom; trial

Indexer Notes

On page 149

25 Years Ago (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roberta Gregory (signed)
Pencils
Roberta Gregory (signed) (ink only ?)
Inks
Roberta Gregory (signed)
Letters
Roberta Gregory (signed)

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Roberta Gregory; Gary Groth; Bitchy Bitch
Keywords
production artist

Indexer Notes

On page 218.

You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Langridge (signed)
Pencils
Roger Langridge (signed)
Inks
Roger Langridge (signed)
Letters
Roger Langridge (signed)

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Roger Langridge
Keywords
cartoonist

Indexer Notes

On page 219.

40 Years (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carol Lay (signed)
Pencils
Carol Lay (signed)
Inks
Carol Lay (signed)
Colors
Carol Lay (signed)
Letters
Carol Lay (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Carol Lay; Erma
Synopsis
The artist takes a trip in a time machine to see her younger self.

Indexer Notes

On page 220.

Why Do You Hate Me? (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener
Pencils
Mary Fleener
Inks
Mary Fleener
Letters
Mary Fleener

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Mary Fleener; Gary Groth

Indexer Notes

On page 221.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Sandlin
Pencils
David Sandlin
Inks
David Sandlin
Colors
David Sandlin
Letters
David Sandlin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1980 move to N.Y.C.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
David Sandlin; The Owner; Virgil; Betty
Keywords
road trip

Indexer Notes

On page 222.

The Secret Origin of Fantagraphics (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Ryan
Pencils
Johnny Ryan (ink only ?)
Inks
Johnny Ryan
Letters
Johnny Ryan

Genre
humor
Characters
Kim Thompson; Gary Groth

Indexer Notes

On page 223.

How I Became a Porno Artist (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Colleen Coover (signed)
Pencils
Colleen Coover (signed)
Inks
Colleen Coover (signed)
Letters
Colleen Coover (signed)

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Colleen Coover; Kim Thompson; Gary Groth; Spain Rodriguez

Indexer Notes

On page 224.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carol Swain
Pencils
Carol Swain
Letters
Carol Swain

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Staring out from my side of the Atlantic, I wonder what does Fantagraphics land look like really?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On page 225.

Who Are the Night People of Fanta House?! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Altergott
Pencils
Rick Altergott
Inks
Rick Altergott
Colors
Rick Altergott
Letters
Rick Altergott

Genre
humor
Characters
Eric Reynolds; Gary Groth; Kim Thompson

Indexer Notes

On page 226.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's funny what you think about while you're drawing..
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bill Griffith
Keywords
cartooning; drawing board

Indexer Notes

On page 227.

The Day We Shot My Car (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Dougan
Pencils
Michael Dougan
Inks
Michael Dougan
Colors
Michael Dougan
Letters
Michael Dougan

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Michael Dougan; Tow Truck Driver; Gary Groth
Reprints
  • from LA Weekly ?

Indexer Notes

On page 281.

40 Years (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Maggie; Ray Dominguez

Indexer Notes

On page 288.

Fantagraphics 40th (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Tipin' Tipin'; Luba

Indexer Notes

On page 289.

Hey Gary! (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 0.18 page (report information)

Script
Ian Boothby
Pencils
Ian Boothby
Inks
Ian Boothby
Letters
Ian Boothby

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Kim Thompson; Gary Groth

Indexer Notes

On page 295.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Pat Moriarity
Pencils
Pat Moriarity (ink only ?)
Inks
Pat Moriarity (ink only ?)
Letters
Pat Moriarity (ink only ?)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, honey. We just can't go on like this anymore.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On page 338.

The Girls Git Some Hands-On Experience (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ellen Forney (signed)
Pencils
Ellen Forney (signed)
Inks
Ellen Forney (signed)
Letters
Ellen Forney (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Ell; Carolyn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 340.

[Filthy] (Table of Contents: 43)

cartoon / 0.16 page (report information)

Pencils
Ted Jouflas (credited as Theodore Nicholas Jouflas)
Inks
Ted Jouflas (credited as Theodore Nicholas Jouflas)
Letters
Ted Jouflas (credited as Theodore Nicholas Jouflas)

Characters
Ted Jouflas

Indexer Notes

A self-portrait. On page 354.

A Note on Craft (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 0.21 page (report information)

Script
James Sturm (signed)
Pencils
James Sturm (ink only ?) (signed)
Inks
James Sturm (signed)
Letters
James Sturm (signed)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 359.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Brunetti
Inks
Ivan Brunetti

Characters
Ivan Brunetti

Indexer Notes

On page 370.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Goodin (signed as Goodin)
Pencils
Robert Goodin (signed as Goodin)
Inks
Robert Goodin (signed as Goodin)
Letters
Robert Goodin (signed as Goodin)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inside Fish Face's subterranean library of comics and books.
Characters
Fish Face
Synopsis
On the influence of Clowes' "Art School Confidential" story in Eightball.

Indexer Notes

On page 394.

The Big Bang (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Noah Van Sciver (signed)
Pencils
Noah Van Sciver (signed)
Inks
Noah Van Sciver (signed)
Colors
Noah Van Sciver (signed)
Letters
Noah Van Sciver (signed)

Characters
Noah Van Sciver
Synopsis
How the artist got into comics and then published.

Indexer Notes

On page 395.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leslie Stein
Pencils
Leslie Stein (ink only ?)
Inks
Leslie Stein
Colors
Leslie Stein
Letters
Leslie Stein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hm! There seem to be a few different publishers putting out this kind of stuff...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Leslie Stein; Kim Thompson; Gary Groth; Jim Woodring

Indexer Notes

On page 396.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. O. Blechman
Pencils
R. O. Blechman (ink only)
Inks
R. O. Blechman
Letters
R. O. Blechman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Face it?

Indexer Notes

On page 397.

Portrait of the Artist As a Self-Serious Young Dip-Shit (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lane Milburn
Pencils
Lane Milburn
Inks
Lane Milburn
Colors
Lane Milburn
Letters
Lane Milburn

Characters
Lane Milburn; Ryan Cecil Smith

Indexer Notes

On page 398.

How Fantagraphics Changed My Life (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Zak Sally (signed)
Pencils
Zak Sally (signed)
Inks
Zak Sally (signed)
Colors
Zak Sally (signed)
Letters
Zak Sally (signed)

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Zak Sally

Indexer Notes

On pages 399-401.

[Intergalactic Translator] (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Intergalactic Translator; Alien
Synopsis
An outer space publishing offer from the publisher.

Indexer Notes

On page 402.

40 Years of Fantagraphics- Blood, Sweat & Comics (Table of Contents: 53)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnold Roth (signed)
Pencils
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks
Arnold Roth (signed)
Colors
Arnold Roth (signed)
Letters
Arnold Roth (signed)

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On page 403.

Comic Con (Table of Contents: 54)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steven Weissman
Pencils
Steven Weissman
Inks
Steven Weissman
Colors
Steven Weissman
Letters
Steven Weissman

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Ed Brubaker; Robert Williams
Keywords
comic book convention; loose change

Indexer Notes

On page 404.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Stack (signed)
Pencils
Frank Stack (signed) (ink only ?)
Inks
Frank Stack (signed)
Letters
Frank Stack (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I got to heaven after being assassinated by a holy gunman, I wanted to talk to Jesus
Characters
Mary Magdalen
Synopsis
A conversation with Jesus's public relations person.

Indexer Notes

On page 405.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

In Other Words / cartoon / 0.29 page (report information)

Script
David Lasky
Pencils
David Lasky (ink only ?)
Inks
David Lasky
Letters
David Lasky

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We publish the best cartoonists in the world!
Genre
humor
Characters
Kim Thompson; Gary Groth
Reprints
Keywords
ocean; rowboat; whale

Indexer Notes

On page 420.

The 'Boiled Angel' Case: It's Obscene!! (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Letters
Peter Kuper

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Mike Diana; Peter Kuper; Dick Tracy; Offica Pup [as Pinellas County "Intelligence" Officer]; Sergeant 1st Class Orville P. Snorkel [as Stuart Baggish]; "Expert" Art Witnesses; Luke Lirot
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Also made into a poster for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. On page 423.

Let's Twist Again or 'The Fantagraphics Two-Step' (Table of Contents: 58)

cartoon / 0.26 page (report information)

Script
Dave Sim (signed as Sim)
Pencils
Dave Sim (signed as Sim)
Inks
Dave Sim (signed as Sim)
Letters
Dave Sim (signed as Sim)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Tweedlegary; Dave Sim; Tweedlekim
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 431.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

cartoon / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
Roberta Gregory
Pencils
Roberta Gregory
Inks
Roberta Gregory
Letters
Roberta Gregory

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Gary, in some cases work-made-for-hire can be entirely appropriate.
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Scott McCloud; Gary Groth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 432.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

In Other Words / cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Mark Martin (signed)
Pencils
Mark Martin (signed)
Inks
Mark Martin (signed)
Letters
Mark Martin (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who bought who? Who bought who?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 433.

The Future of Comics (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware (ink only)
Inks
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

Genre
humor
Characters
Chris Ware; Eric Reynolds

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished from Eric Reynold's sketchbook (2000). On page 437.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

cartoon / 0.05 page (report information)

Script
Eric Reynolds
Pencils
Eric Reynolds (ink only)
Inks
Eric Reynolds
Letters
Eric Reynolds

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ♥︎ comics!
Genre
humor
Characters
Alfred E. Neuman [Steve Geppi]

Indexer Notes

On page 438.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (signed as Aragonés)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés (signed as Aragonés) (ink only)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés (signed as Aragonés)
Letters
Sergio Aragonés (signed as Aragonés)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
25 years! Wow! Caramba que maravilla!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sergio Aragones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 445.

[Debt Ray] (Table of Contents: 64)

cartoon / 0.46 page (report information)

Script
Pat Moriarity
Pencils
Pat Moriarity (ink only ?)
Inks
Pat Moriarity
Colors
Pat Moriarity (blue ink)
Letters
Pat Moriarity

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson
Reprints
  • from The Stranger (2003)
Keywords
bankruptcy

Indexer Notes

On page 478.

The Comics Wedding(s) of the Century (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Hanselmann
Pencils
Simon Hanselmann
Inks
Simon Hanselmann
Colors
Simon Hanselmann
Letters
Simon Hanselmann

Genre
humor
Characters
Simon Hanselmann; Julia Gfrörer; Jacq Cohen; Sean T. Collins; Gary Groth; Jason Leivian; Annie Koyama; Annie Mok; Michael David Thomas; Michael DeForge; Blaise Larmee; Charles Burns; Paul Pope; Chip Kidd; Frank Santoro
Synopsis
The artist gets married to comics at SPX and shares a long kiss with the publisher.

Indexer Notes

On pgs. 492-95.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Daly (signed)
Pencils
Joe Daly (signed)
Inks
Joe Daly (signed)
Letters
Joe Daly (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, kid, you don't wanna go in there!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A trip to the back room of a comic book store.

Indexer Notes

On page 496.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dash Shaw (signed)
Pencils
Dash Shaw (signed)
Inks
Dash Shaw (signed)
Colors
Dash Shaw (signed)
Letters
Dash Shaw (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's all the same old shit.

Indexer Notes

On page 497.

Four Moments In the Life of a Fantagraphics Books Fan (Table of Contents: 68)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Luce
Pencils
Ed Luce
Inks
Ed Luce
Letters
Ed Luce

Characters
Ed Luce

Indexer Notes

On page 498.

Somewhere In Portugal (Table of Contents: 69)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Daishu Ma
Pencils
Daishu Ma
Letters
?

Keywords
car; driving; lost; phone call

Indexer Notes

On page 499.

Doomed Romance (Table of Contents: 70)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Andrice Arp
Pencils
Andrice Arp (ink only ?)
Inks
Andrice Arp
Colors
Andrice Arp
Letters
Andrice Arp

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A breakup with the publisher's "Mome" anthology series.

Indexer Notes

On page 500.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Brodner (signed as SB)
Pencils
Steve Brodner (signed as SB)
Letters
Steve Brodner (signed as SB)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stories saved the world.
Characters
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson; Hopey; Charlie Brown; Mickey Mouse; Ignatz Mouse

Indexer Notes

On page 501.

One Day, While Sitting At a Nexus... (Table of Contents: 72)

photo story / 0.84 page (report information)

Script
Kim Thompson
Pencils
John Thompson (photo)
Inks
John Thompson (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Kim Thompson (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inspired by Myron & Mark Gruenwald's "A Primer on Reality in Comic Books." On pages 524-25.

Forward, Fantagraphics! Seattle's Great Comics Publisher Ventures Into the Unknown (Table of Contents: 73)

comic story / 0.63 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Colors
?
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)

Genre
humor
Characters
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson
Reprints
  • from Seattle Weekly (2013)

Indexer Notes

On page 528.

Man At Work- A Look Back At Kim Thompson On the Job (Table of Contents: 74)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pat Moriarity
Pencils
Pat Moriarity
Inks
Pat Moriarity
Letters
Pat Moriarity

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Kim Thompson; Pat Moriarity

Indexer Notes

On page 532.

A Life In Comics: Remembering Kim Thompson 1956-2013 (Table of Contents: 75)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Reynolds
Pencils
Ellen Forney (signed)
Inks
Ellen Forney (signed)
Letters
Ellen Forney (signed)

Characters
Kim Thompson; Gary Groth; Lynn Emmert; Ludwig

Indexer Notes

On page 533.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

cartoon / 0.12 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge) (ink only)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's... Fantagraphics!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson

Indexer Notes

Based on a photo from the Seattle Weekly. On page 537.

A Whole Lotta Love + Some Rockets to Boot! (Table of Contents: 77)

cartoon / 0.11 page (report information)

Script
Liz Suburbia
Pencils
Liz Suburbia
Inks
Liz Suburbia
Letters
Liz Suburbia

Genre
humor
Characters
Luba

Indexer Notes

A homage to the famous Sophia Loren/ Jayne Mansfield "side-eye" photo from 1957. On page 579.

A Cartoon Interview With Gary Groth (Table of Contents: 78)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Noah Van Sciver
Pencils
Noah Van Sciver
Inks
Noah Van Sciver
Colors
Noah Van Sciver
Letters
Noah Van Sciver

Genre
humor
Characters
Noah Van Sciver; Gary Groth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On page 597.

Moving In to Gary's House (Table of Contents: 79)

cartoon / 0.18 page (report information)

Script
Josh Simmons (signed as JHS)
Pencils
Josh Simmons (signed as JHS)
Inks
Josh Simmons (signed as JHS)
Letters
Josh Simmons (signed as JHS)

Genre
humor
Characters
Gary Groth

Indexer Notes

On page 609.

[Fantagraphics- The World's Greatest Cartoonists] (Table of Contents: 80)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Millionaire (signed)
Inks
Tony Millionaire (signed)
Letters
Tony Millionaire (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Drinky Crow
Keywords
battleships; cannonballs; cannons; fishing; windsails

Indexer Notes

On page 626.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 81)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeremy Eaton
Inks
Jeremy Eaton

Synopsis
A dense mashup of various characters the publisher has published.

Indexer Notes

On page 639.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Exodus]
  2. 2. Flop d'Estime
  3. 3. Moonlight Madness!
  4. 4. [no title indexed]
  5. 5. Meet Gary!!
  6. 6. Shoulders of the Giants- A Totally Made Up True Story
  7. 7. ["Don't you think I should have been a girl?"]
  8. 8. ["Heh heh say hi to Marv and Rick for me! Heh heh"]
  9. 9. Critter Report
  10. 10. Ho Ho...
  11. 11. ["Well... ex-cuuuuuu-uuse me!"]
  12. 12. Adler? He's a Dinosaur!
  13. 13. ["..Eyes bulging like hard-boiled eggs, his hands splashed into the gaping maw where his stomach has been."]
  14. 14. [Big Time Comics Inc.]
  15. 15. ["Say- hey Stu! How come you never do any Denny O'Neil jokes?"]
  16. 16. ["Raw!?? But I ordered mine well-done!"]
  17. 17. ["Yes folks, big-hearted-- that's the word for Marvel Comics!"]
  18. 18. ["Oh! Uh.. 'scuse me! I'm uh, new here!"]
  19. 19. ["Heyyyy! I just flew in from Cleveland!"]
  20. 20. ["Absolutely amazing! Truly a milestone in artistic achievement!"]
  21. 21. ["Hmmm... wow! Some of this stuff is really beautiful!"]
  22. 22. Stan Lee Presents the X-Men and Cerebus
  23. 23. ["Death to the infidel purveyors of sacrilegious untruths about..."]
  24. 24. For Losers Only
    Lloyd Llewellyn
  25. 25. [no title indexed]
  26. 26. Expert Witness James Shooter Leaves Court
  27. 27. 25 Years Ago
  28. 28. You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby
  29. 29. 40 Years
  30. 30. Why Do You Hate Me?
  31. 31. ["1980 move to N.Y.C."]
  32. 32. The Secret Origin of Fantagraphics
  33. 33. How I Became a Porno Artist
  34. 34. ["Staring out from my side of the Atlantic, I wonder what does Fantagraphics land look like really?"]
  35. 35. Who Are the Night People of Fanta House?!
  36. 36. ["It's funny what you think about while you're drawing.."]
  37. 37. The Day We Shot My Car
  38. 38. 40 Years
  39. 39. Fantagraphics 40th
  40. 40. Hey Gary!
  41. 41. ["I'm sorry, honey. We just can't go on like this anymore."]
  42. 42. The Girls Git Some Hands-On Experience
  43. 43. [Filthy]
  44. 44. A Note on Craft
  45. 45. [no title indexed]
  46. 46. ["Inside Fish Face's subterranean library of comics and books."]
  47. 47. The Big Bang
  48. 48. ["Hm! There seem to be a few different publishers putting out this kind of stuff..."]
  49. 49. ["Face it?"]
  50. 50. Portrait of the Artist As a Self-Serious Young Dip-Shit
  51. 51. How Fantagraphics Changed My Life
  52. 52. [Intergalactic Translator]
  53. 53. 40 Years of Fantagraphics- Blood, Sweat & Comics
  54. 54. Comic Con
  55. 55. ["When I got to heaven after being assassinated by a holy gunman, I wanted to talk to Jesus"]
  56. 56. ["We publish the best cartoonists in the world!"]
    In Other Words
  57. 57. The 'Boiled Angel' Case: It's Obscene!!
  58. 58. Let's Twist Again or 'The Fantagraphics Two-Step'
  59. 59. ["Well, Gary, in some cases work-made-for-hire can be entirely appropriate."]
  60. 60. ["Who bought who? Who bought who?"]
    In Other Words
  61. 61. The Future of Comics
  62. 62. ["I ♥︎ comics!"]
  63. 63. ["25 years! Wow! Caramba que maravilla!!"]
  64. 64. [Debt Ray]
  65. 65. The Comics Wedding(s) of the Century
  66. 66. ["Hey, kid, you don't wanna go in there!"]
  67. 67. ["It's all the same old shit."]
  68. 68. Four Moments In the Life of a Fantagraphics Books Fan
  69. 69. Somewhere In Portugal
  70. 70. Doomed Romance
  71. 71. ["Stories saved the world."]
  72. 72. One Day, While Sitting At a Nexus...
  73. 73. Forward, Fantagraphics! Seattle's Great Comics Publisher Ventures Into the Unknown
  74. 74. Man At Work- A Look Back At Kim Thompson On the Job
  75. 75. A Life In Comics: Remembering Kim Thompson 1956-2013
  76. 76. ["It's... Fantagraphics!"]
  77. 77. A Whole Lotta Love + Some Rockets to Boot!
  78. 78. A Cartoon Interview With Gary Groth
  79. 79. Moving In to Gary's House
  80. 80. [Fantagraphics- The World's Greatest Cartoonists]
  81. 81. [no title indexed]
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