(June 1992)

Adrian Tomine, 1991 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
12
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Color
black & white cover (#1-5); color cover (#6,7); black and white interior
Dimensions
various

Issue Notes

Self-published and self-printed, most likely xeroxed, mini-comic. Final issue printed in this fashion; subsequent issues feature a marked improvement in paper stock and printing.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Comics With Nervous Energy (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and indicia page, with illustration.

All Choked Up: Evil High School Memory #332 (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Genre
biography; drama
Characters
Adrian Tomine
Synopsis
Adrian remembers an obnoxious girl in math class choking.
Reprints

Psycho Cook (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Genre
biography; drama
Characters
Adrian Tomine
Synopsis
Adrian recounts stories of Stephanie, a crazy cook he worked with.
Reprints

An Everyday Triumph (Back Break Part II) (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Genre
biography; drama
Characters
Adrian Tomine
Synopsis
Adrian throws his back out again while changing a tire.
Reprints

Kerouac's Life With Comics: A True Story About The Author of On The Road & The Dharma Bums (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Genre
biography
Characters
Jack Kerouac
Synopsis
True stories of how Jack Kerouac was interested in comics when he was a boy.
Reprints

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

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Train I Ride (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Genre
drama
Synopsis
A man takes off on a train headed north, not knowing where he is going to go.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Featured on backcover of comic.

Optick Nerve Stickers (Table of Contents: 8)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

Indexer Notes

Two free stickers, bound into the comic, featuring a copy of the Optic Nerve logo and art from the series.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Comics With Nervous Energy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. All Choked Up: Evil High School Memory #332
  4. 3. Psycho Cook
  5. 4. An Everyday Triumph (Back Break Part II)
  6. 5. Kerouac's Life With Comics: A True Story About The Author of On The Road & The Dharma Bums
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Train I Ride
  9. 8. Optick Nerve Stickers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Christopher Day
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Christopher Day