(October 1990)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1990 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.25 CAD; 1.10 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand
Aardvark-Vanaheim Presents [text]
Editing
Dave Sim

[Election Night] (Table of Contents)

Cerebus the Aardvark / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Colors
Dave Sim

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; sword and sorcery
Characters
Cerebus; Astoria; Bran Mak Muffin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reprint of the cover is reduced in size.

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

A Note from the Publisher / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denise Loubert
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanies the indicia on the inside front cover.

[The Last 136 Panels] (Table of Contents: 2)

Notebooks / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Synopsis
Sketches of characters and ideas made by Dave Sim for High Society.

Indexer Notes

A recurring feature of Dave Sim's sketches and notes of characters and story ideas. Each page is accompanied by a footnote by Dave Sim, giving additional information.

Election Night (Table of Contents: 3)

Cerebus the Aardvark / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
adventure; drama; humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; sword and sorcery
Characters
Cerebus; Astoria; Dirty Fleagle; Bran Mak Muffin; Elrod; Lord Julius; Prince Silverspoon
Synopsis
It's election time, but Cerebus doesn't want to see his potential voters. But Bran convinces him to go out, and Cerebus does and sees Elrod there. Also, Lord Julius' goat gets an early lead in the election, but by the end of this issue, it ends up as a tie, but there's a missing vote ...
Reprints

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

Aardvark Comment / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
John A. Wilcox
Inks
John A. Wilcox
Letters
typeset; John A. Wilcox

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is There Any Chance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reprint is reduced in size. Includes letters from Ron Langs, Liz Calhoun, John A. Wilcox, Alan Stewart, Micky DuPree, Dian Hardison, Ross Johnston and Terry O'Brien. Also included is an illustration by John A. Wilcox and an un-credited photograph of Dean Mullaney, Dave Sim and a Cerebus cosplayer.

Madeline (Table of Contents: 5)

The Single Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan North
Pencils
Stan North
Inks
Stan North
Letters
Stan North

Genre
humour
Synopsis
A young man waits for Madeline to meet him despite the lateness of the hour and, eventually, pouring rain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Single Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Forte
Pencils
Frank Forte
Inks
Frank Forte
Letters
Frank Forte

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My letter...
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Frank Forte applies for the Single Page feature in Cerebus, but after receiving a rejection letter he transforms into a berserk aardvark.

An Exercise in Futility (Table of Contents: 7)

The Single Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Jackson
Pencils
Mike Jackson
Inks
Mike Jackson
Letters
Mike Jackson

Genre
humour; science fiction
Synopsis
The invention of a time-space capsule causes wars over what should be placed inside of it. It is eventually decided to pack the capsule full of Styrofoam. The aliens who eventually find the capsule consider Styrofoam a recreational drug.

[Dave Sim Cerebus] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Cerebus / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Dave Sim Church & State] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Cerebus / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Church & State Dave Sim & Gerhard] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Cerebus / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[black] (Table of Contents: 11)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

The outside back cover is printed black.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Election Night]
    Cerebus the Aardvark
  2. 1. A Note from the Publisher
    A Note from the Publisher
  3. 2. [The Last 136 Panels]
    Notebooks
  4. 3. Election Night
    Cerebus the Aardvark
  5. 4. ["Is There Any Chance"]
    Aardvark Comment
  6. 5. Madeline
    The Single Page
  7. 6. ["My letter..."]
    The Single Page
  8. 7. An Exercise in Futility
    The Single Page
  9. 8. [Dave Sim Cerebus]
    Cerebus
  10. 9. [Dave Sim Church & State]
    Cerebus
  11. 10. [Church & State Dave Sim & Gerhard]
    Cerebus
  12. 11. [black]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steve Coates
  • Michael Hoskin