(July 2004)

Fantagraphics, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
2
Price
49.95 USD
Pages
248
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-573-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560975731
Editing
Greg Sadowski
Color
Color
Dimensions
9.5" x 12.5"
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This is a companion volume to an earlier work that primarily contained Bernie Krigstein's non-comics work. Reprinted by the publisher in 2013 as "Messages in a Bottle: Comic Book Stories by B. Krigstein"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket front cover.

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Sadowski
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
typeset

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

Nyoka / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

Eugene Vidocq...First Great Detective (Table of Contents: 4)

Eugene Vidocq / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Lou Copeland and Greg Sadowski.

Conning The Confidence Man (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 6)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Tone Up Time (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Krigstein's wife Natalie was the model for this PSA.
Reprints

Liar (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

One Way Street (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Restored by Greg Sadowski.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein

Indexer Notes

Reproduction of penciled panel for "The One and Only Tex" from All-Time Sports Comics (Hillman, 1949 series) #7.

Cooked In Oil (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

The World's Strangest Shuffle (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Now I Can Die Easy... (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Lily White Joe (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Lou Copeland; Greg Sadowski
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Highwayman (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime; historical
Reprints

The Huckster's Castle (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom tier of page 5 replaced by a photo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Characters
Bernie Krigstein

Indexer Notes

Photograph of Bernie Krigstein at a private party, taken around 1950.

Blacksmith Belle Malone (Table of Contents: 18)

Belle Malone / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Monster Of The Sea (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

original title: "Captain Splint's Hairy Helper"

Lester Of The Bowery (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Kid Talks Tough (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Love Puzzle (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?; Lou Copeland
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski and Lou Copeland.

Ghoul's Gold (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

missing last page(s)

Under Glass (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Lou Copeland
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First page printed from photostat of Krigstein's original art. Page as it was originally printed appears in the "notes" at the end of this volume.

The Miser (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

War Horse! (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Last Bullet (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Terrorist (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Greg Sadowski?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

The Monster from the Fourth Dimension (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Feldstein
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Reproduction in black and white, shot from original art.

Pipe-Dream (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Johnny Craig
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin was also the original colorist.

More Blessed To Give... (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.
Marie Severin was also the original colorist.

Key Chain (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
crime
Reprints

Murder Dream (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

In The Bag (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Poetic Justice (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

Salvage (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
adventure
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

Restored by Greg Sadowski.

Giribaldi (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Survival! (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Last Look (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Bernie Krigstein / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
photo
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Photo of Bernie Krigstein 1950.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • Six reduced single pages of Bernie Krigstein's early comic book work. One page each from Treasure Comics (Prize, 1945 series) #5, Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #78, Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) #v8#7 [85], Nyoka the Jungle Girl (Fawcett, 1945 series) #13, Western Fighters (Hillman 1948 series) #4, and The Westerner (Orbit-Wanted, 1948 series) #18.

Indexer Notes

Source of page from Western Fighters given as #1, but title ["The Iron Octopus"] appears in #4 according to GCD.
Title of story from The Westerner given as "Man with the Golden Hand", while GCD record of original comic book shows title being "Man with the Broken Hand".

notes (Table of Contents: 43)

text article / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Sadowski
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein; Mort Leav
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • Reduced single pages from Patches (Orbit-Wanted, 1945 series) #9, Dead-Eye Western Comics (Hillman, 1948 series) #v2#3, Real Clue Crime Stories (Hillman, 1947 series) #v6#6 [66], as well as reproduction of first page of "Under Glass" from Astonishing (Marvel, 1951 series) #14 as originally printed.

Indexer Notes

Illustrations include two censored pages from "Drummer Of Waterloo" from Our Army At War (DC, 1952 series) # 14. DC would not allow this story to be reprinted in its entirety.

Pepper Young's Family (Table of Contents: 44)

Pepper Young / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Elaine Sterne Carrington
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
?

Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

Unsold newspaper strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Bernie Krigstein / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
photo

Indexer Notes

Photos of Bernie Krigstein.

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Frontispiece]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nyoka
  5. 4. Eugene Vidocq...First Great Detective
    Eugene Vidocq
  6. 5. Conning The Confidence Man
  7. 6. Double Trouble
    Nuggets Nugent
  8. 7. Tone Up Time
  9. 8. Liar
  10. 9. One Way Street
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Cooked In Oil
  13. 12. The World's Strangest Shuffle
  14. 13. Now I Can Die Easy...
  15. 14. Lily White Joe
  16. 15. The Highwayman
  17. 16. The Huckster's Castle
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Blacksmith Belle Malone
    Belle Malone
  20. 19. Monster Of The Sea
  21. 20. Lester Of The Bowery
  22. 21. The Kid Talks Tough
  23. 22. Love Puzzle
  24. 23. Ghoul's Gold
  25. 24. Under Glass
  26. 25. The Miser
  27. 26. War Horse!
  28. 27. Last Bullet
  29. 28. The Terrorist
  30. 29. The Monster from the Fourth Dimension
  31. 30. Pipe-Dream
  32. 31. More Blessed To Give...
  33. 32. Key Chain
  34. 33. Murder Dream
  35. 34. In The Bag
  36. 35. Poetic Justice
  37. 36. Salvage
  38. 37. Giribaldi
  39. 38. Dinosaur
  40. 39. Survival!
  41. 40. The Last Look
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Bernie Krigstein
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. notes
  45. 44. Pepper Young's Family
    Pepper Young
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Bernie Krigstein
  47. 46. [Frontispiece]
  48. 47. ["The virtuosity, graphic invention ..."]
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