(February 1983)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.60 CAD; 1.40 USD
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
six times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand
Aardvark Vanaheim
Editing
Deni Loubert [as Deni Sim] (publisher); Karen McKiel (assistant to the publisher)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Neil The Horse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Colors
Mary MacGillivray (credited)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba]

Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Mam'selle Poupee; Soapy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mary MacGillivray is credited as Mary MacGiliivray (sic) on the back cover.

A Note From the Publisher (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Deni Loubert [as Deni] (signed)
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
A note about how Neil the Horse came to be published by Aardvark-Vanaheim.

Neil the Horse is dedicated to Carl Barks (Table of Contents: 2)

Neil the Horse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Donald Duck (silhouette)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Neil the Horse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladeez and gents, on the high wire...
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Ma'amselle Poupee; Soapy
Synopsis
Reprints of three comic strips dated 1977 and 1978.
Reprints
  • from (comic strip)

Sur Les Toits de Bananaburg (Table of Contents: 4)

Neil the Horse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Warren Greenwood (credited)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Soapy
Synopsis
Soapy comes up with suction-cup shoes for Neil so that they can explore the roof-tops.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some are special; born to run...
Synopsis
Poem and picture.

Goes to Hell (Table of Contents: 6)

Neil the Horse / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Dave Roman [as D. Roman] (signed)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Soapy the Cat
Synopsis
Neil is sentenced to go to Hell after eating 10000 bananas, but causes such a ruckus that Hell kicks him out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original in colour. Dave Roman is signed beside the Arn Saba signature, but his exact role is not given.

The Devil's Interlude (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Pete McCabe (arrangement)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Song from Neil the Horse Goes To Hell, including sheet music.
Reprints

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

Neil the Horse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who will help me plant my seeds?
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Soapy; Ma'amselle Poupee
Synopsis
Three daily strips from 1978.
Reprints
  • from (comic strips)

Neil the Horse in Old New France (Table of Contents: 9)

Neil the Horse / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Barb Rausch (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Neil the Horse; Soapy; Ma'amselle Poupee
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Barb Rausch is credited with "assistance and costume design". Continued in the next issue.

Mam'selle Poupee and Neil the Horse (Table of Contents: 10)

Neil the Horse / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mam'selle Poupee; Neil the Horse
Synopsis
Wordless strip of a dance between Mam'selle Poupee, Neil the Horse and a sailor.
Reprints

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

The Pony Express / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba]
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
No letters in this issue, instead it has thank-you's to people who helped get the book published, as if written by Neil, Poupee and Soapy.

Great Women of ze Comics (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Barb Rausch (signed)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Barb Rausch (signed)
Letters
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)

Characters
Mam'selle Poupee; Soapy
Synopsis
Dress-up doll with costumes to dress Mam'selle Poupee up as Daisy Mae, Sheena and Little Orphan Annie.

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

Neil the Horse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed)
Pencils
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Barb Rausch (credited)
Inks
Katherine Collins [as Arn Saba] (signed); Barb Rausch (credited)
Colors
Mary MacGillivray (credited)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ribbons and Bows...
Genre
humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mam'selle Poupee; Neil the Horse; Soapy
Synopsis
Poem about colour.

Indexer Notes

Appears on back cover of comic. Mary MacGillivray's name is spelt incorrectly here as MacGiliivray.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Neil The Horse
  2. 1. A Note From the Publisher
  3. 2. Neil the Horse is dedicated to Carl Barks
    Neil the Horse
  4. 3. ["Ladeez and gents, on the high wire..."]
    Neil the Horse
  5. 4. Sur Les Toits de Bananaburg
    Neil the Horse
  6. 5. ["Some are special; born to run..."]
  7. 6. Goes to Hell
    Neil the Horse
  8. 7. The Devil's Interlude
  9. 8. ["Who will help me plant my seeds?"]
    Neil the Horse
  10. 9. Neil the Horse in Old New France
    Neil the Horse
  11. 10. Mam'selle Poupee and Neil the Horse
    Neil the Horse
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Pony Express
  13. 12. Great Women of ze Comics
  14. 13. ["Ribbons and Bows..."]
    Neil the Horse
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