(March 1988)

Vortex, 1986 Series
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Volume
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vortex Publishing
Brand
Vortex Comics
Editing
William P. Marks (publisher)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Gunfire!] (Table of Contents)

Ed the Happy Clown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chester Brown
Pencils
Chester Brown
Inks
Chester Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Chester Brown

Genre
drama; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters
Ed the Happy Clown

Indexer Notes

The cover is a collage of four panels from this issue's Ed the Happy Clown episode.

Returning to the Way Things Are (Table of Contents: 1)

Ed the Happy Clown / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Brown
Pencils
Chester Brown
Inks
Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown
Editing
William P. Marks (publisher)

Genre
drama; fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters
Ed the Happy Clown

Mark Part Six (Table of Contents: 2)

The Gospels / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark the Evangelist (original scripture); Chester Brown (adaptation)
Pencils
Chester Brown
Inks
Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown

Genre
drama; biography; history; religious
Characters
Jesus Christ; Simon Peter [Saint Peter]; Andrew the Apostle; James, Son of Zebedee; John the Apostle; Philip the Apostle; Bartholomew the Apostle; Thomas the Apostle; Matthew the Apostle; James, Son of Alphaeus; Thaddeus [Jude the Apostle]; Simon the Zealot; Judas Iscariot

Indexer Notes

A comics adaptation of the Gospel According to Mark 7:24-8:21.

The Fur Bag (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

Chester Brown hand-lettered this issue's letter column. It includes a letter by John MacLeod. All replies are by Chester Brown.

The Horror That's Trying to Eat Yummy Fur (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown

Indexer Notes

An essay by Chester Brown that criticizes the proposed Canadian anti-obscenity bill C-54.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Gunfire!]
    Ed the Happy Clown
  2. 1. Returning to the Way Things Are
    Ed the Happy Clown
  3. 2. Mark Part Six
    The Gospels
  4. 3. The Fur Bag
  5. 4. The Horror That's Trying to Eat Yummy Fur
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