(April 1994)

Black Eye, 1993 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
2.95 CAD; 2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dylan Horrocks [as Mrs. Dolan Hicks] (editor); Michel Vrana (publisher); Rob Veri (promotion)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Grace standing on a beach] (Table of Contents)

Hicksville / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Colors:
Dylan Horrocks ?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Grace

Letter from Hicksville: (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Intro to comic and one letter. Letters continue on page 22.

Hicksville (Table of Contents: 2)

Hicksville / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Grace; Leonard Batts; Mrs. Dolan Hicks; Dick Burger
Synopsis:
Leonard has a dream about Dick Burger and wakes up in Hicksville. Mrs. Dolan Hicks takes him out to the beach where he meets Grace.

Indexer Notes

Includes parody of Little Nemo in Slumberland and one page supposedly out of Komek, a comic from Europe.

Tisco on the Beach (Table of Contents: 3)

Thumbnail Theatre / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Tisco George
Synopsis:
Tisco walks around on the beach detailing out a new comic story while interesting things happen around him that he ignores.

Indexer Notes

Dedicated to Anne Culhane and Roger Langridge

Dear Mrs. Hicks (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from James Kochaika, Bernard Caleo, Sin (Jason Stephens), Lars Cawley. Answers to the Favourite New Zealand Prime Minister by Robert Boyd and Bernard Caleo.

Indexer Notes

On page 22 and inside back cover. Note that Pickle #1 (originally published by Tragedy Strikes Press) was newly reprinted (in August 1994).

Cafe Underground. Chapter Three. Just Desserts (Table of Contents: 5)

Cafe Underground / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dylan Horrocks [as Abe Zenas]
Pencils:
Dylan Horrocks [as Barney Hotere]
Inks:
Dylan Horrocks
Letters:
Dylan Horrocks

Synopsis:
Sitting in the Just Desserts Cafe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Abe and Barney are characters in the story.

Captain Cook's Comic Cuts (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Captain Cook
Synopsis:
Supposedly an essay on the comic books that Captain Cook wrote and published back in 1771.
Reprints:

Inside: Tisco on the beach (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters:
Tisco
Synopsis:
Pin-up/Ad for stories inside this issue.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Grace standing on a beach]
    Hicksville
  2. 1. Letter from Hicksville:
  3. 2. Hicksville
    Hicksville
  4. 3. Tisco on the Beach
    Thumbnail Theatre
  5. 4. Dear Mrs. Hicks
  6. 5. Cafe Underground. Chapter Three. Just Desserts
    Cafe Underground
  7. 6. Captain Cook's Comic Cuts
  8. 7. Inside: Tisco on the beach
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Christopher Day