Pickle #1
(December 1992)

Tragedy Strikes Press, 1992 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
2.95 CAD; 2.50 USD; 1.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Shane Kenny (publisher); Michel Vrána (managing editor); Nick Craine (art director); Dylan Horrocks (editor)

Issue Notes

Dolan Hicks (mrs) is a psuedonym of Dylan Horrocks.
Entire comic reprinted by Black Eye in 1994. Possibly a different back cover.

[none] (Table of Contents)

Hicksville / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Colors
Dylan Horrocks ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Characters
Mr. Lupicinus; Cynthia
Keywords
slice of life

Letter from Hicksville (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction from mrs. (sic) Dolan Hicks (actually Dylan Horrocks).
Reprints

Moxie, Toxie & Foxie the Wonder Dog! (Table of Contents: 2)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
humour
Characters
Moxie; Toxie; Foxie
Synopsis
Introduction of Moxie, Toxie and Foxie. Moxie decides to beat Foxie to death and go underground.
Reprints

Incomplete Works (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
humour
Characters
Sam Zabel; Mr. Lupicinus; Cynthia; Moxie; Toxie; Tisco
Synopsis
Sam Zabel tries to finish various comics.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story was pretty much simultaneously published in The Dead Muse and Le Roquet #1 and Pickle: Incomplete Works (self published, 1990). Reprint link to The Dead Muse since that was the most widely distributed of the books.

Beata (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
drama
Characters
Beata; Lucy
Synopsis
Notes about a guardian angel.
Reprints
Keywords
slice of life

Indexer Notes

Dated London 1/91 - Auckland 7/92. Dedicated to Eleanor

Augustus E. (Table of Contents: 5)

Hicksville / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
drama
Characters
Dylan Horrocks; Augustus E.;
Synopsis
Dylan Horrocks receives pages of a comic about Captain Cook from Augustus E., who he doesn't know.
Reprints
Keywords
slice of life

Indexer Notes

dedicated to Jeffrey. First panel dated 10/91, last panel dated 7/7/92.

Being & Nothingness (Table of Contents: 6)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
humour
Characters
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis
"A brief foray into the mysteries of consciousness..."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated Auckland 1987/London 1992

Moxie and Toxie Seek the Truth! (Table of Contents: 7)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
humour
Characters
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis
Moxie dies from a virus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated 1986.

Moxie and Toxie Confront Mortality (Table of Contents: 8)

Moxie and Toxie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
humour
Characters
Moxie; Toxie
Synopsis
Moxie becomes Death.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated 1987.

Chapter One: Signs (Table of Contents: 9)

Cafe Underground / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Mystery surrounds a pub called Cafe Underground. A new guy arrives who the Tarot cards say something about.
Reprints
Keywords
slice of life

Unwritten Stories (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Poem about sadness.
Reprints
Keywords
slice of life

Indexer Notes

Dedicated to Glenn Dakin. Signed "#1 9-11/5/87 - dylan"

Dear Mrs. Hicks... (Table of Contents: 11)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dylan Horrocks
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letter from Eddie Campbell. Photo of Kupe (Dylan Horrocks).

A Tragic Postscript (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Nick Craine
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Filler page with text ads for other Tragedy Strikes Press comics (including Sin and Reactor Girl )

[Cafe] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cafe Underground / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dylan Horrocks
Inks
Dylan Horrocks
Colors
Dylan Horrocks ?
Letters
Dylan Horrocks

Synopsis
Abstract representation of Cafe Underground neon signs.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [none]
    Hicksville
  2. 1. Letter from Hicksville
  3. 2. Moxie, Toxie & Foxie the Wonder Dog!
    Moxie and Toxie
  4. 3. Incomplete Works
  5. 4. Beata
  6. 5. Augustus E.
    Hicksville
  7. 6. Being & Nothingness
    Moxie and Toxie
  8. 7. Moxie and Toxie Seek the Truth!
    Moxie and Toxie
  9. 8. Moxie and Toxie Confront Mortality
    Moxie and Toxie
  10. 9. Chapter One: Signs
    Cafe Underground
  11. 10. Unwritten Stories
  12. 11. Dear Mrs. Hicks...
  13. 12. A Tragic Postscript
  14. 13. [Cafe]
    Cafe Underground
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