(March 1992)

Drawn & Quarterly, 1990 Series
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Volume
1
Price
3.75 USD; 4.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1992
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Drawn & Quarterly Publications
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Chris Oliveros (credited) (editor)

[Portrait of Alberto Giacometti] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Inks
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Colors
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alberto Giacometti
Keywords
portraits

Indexer Notes

Same image appears on the back cover but without text.

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

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pierre Lefevre (credited)
Pencils
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Inks
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Colors
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first sculpture I probably ever saw...
Synopsis
Pierre recounts how he would have to go to sleep with his Tintin comics when he was a child.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Nearly full-page four-panel sequence accompanied by a brief text piece.

[Group of smiling people] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Diane Obomsawin (credited as Obom) (collage)
Inks
Diane Obomsawin (credited as Obom) (collage)

Synopsis
Collage of a 1940's photo of a group of people where all their heads have been replaced by a similar grinning cartoon head with a long nose.

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

credits, title page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Chris Oliveros ?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Short bios of all the people who created comics in this issue. Also includes indicia. Cover states "Drawn and Quarterly", indicia states "Drawn & Quarterly".

8 Pillars of Gay Culture (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Vellekoop (signed as Doctor Maurice "Vivienne" Vellekoop, Bachelor)
Pencils
Maurice Vellekoop (signed as Doctor Maurice "Vivienne" Vellekoop, Bachelor)
Inks
Maurice Vellekoop (signed as Doctor Maurice "Vivienne" Vellekoop, Bachelor)
Letters
Maurice Vellekoop (signed as Doctor Maurice "Vivienne" Vellekoop, Bachelor)

Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Oscar Wilde; Thaïs; Elizabeth; Lucia; Leonora (Forza); Manon Lescaut; Madama Butterfly; Aida; Elsa; Tosca; Mimi; Gilda; Desdemona; Violetta; Norma Desmond [Gloria Swanson]; Greta Garbo; Marlene Dietrich; Ingrid Bergman; Judy Garland; Bette Davis; Katharine Hepburn; Elizabeth Taylor; Marilyn Monroe; Joan Crawford
Synopsis
Eight things that gay men identify with, including Sunset Boulevard, Ancient Greece and the Wizard of Oz movie.
Reprints

Talkin' Nineties (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roberta Gregory (signed)
Pencils
Roberta Gregory (signed)
Inks
Roberta Gregory (signed)
Letters
Roberta Gregory (signed)

Genre
humour; satire-parody
Synopsis
A man and a woman argue about who is more inadequate and how to communicate more openly.
Reprints

The Yin Yang Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener (signed)
Pencils
Mary Fleener (signed)
Inks
Mary Fleener (signed)
Letters
Mary Fleener (signed)

Genre
humour; biography
Characters
Mary Fleener; Mary's Friend; Joel
Synopsis
Mary talks about Joel, a New Age guy who she calls a crackpot.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Another Job Story (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clara Bayliss Collier (signed as Clara)
Pencils
David Collier (signed as Dave)
Inks
David Collier (signed as Dave)
Letters
David Collier (signed as Dave)

Genre
biography
Characters
Clara Bayliss-Collier
Synopsis
Clara gets a job working as a sales rep in a fitness club and hates it.
Keywords
exercise; weightlifting

Night of the Oh-So-Very Dead (Table of Contents: 8)

Real Stuff / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Eichhorn (credited as Dennis P. Eichhorn)
Pencils
Fiona Smyth (signed)
Inks
Fiona Smyth (signed)
Letters
Fiona Smyth (signed)

Genre
biography; non-fiction
Characters
Dennis Eichhorn
Synopsis
Dennis recounts dreaming while on cocaine and why he quit the drug.
Reprints
Keywords
addiction

Le Baiser (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julie Doucet (signed)
Pencils
Julie Doucet (signed)
Inks
Julie Doucet (signed)
Letters
Julie Doucet (signed)

Synopsis
Paintings of 1930s couples kissing.

Whipped-up in Wichita (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Pencils
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Inks
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Colors
Lloyd Dangle (signed)
Letters
Lloyd Dangle (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Momma; Jimmy Joe; Grandma; Teenage Mother
Synopsis
A protest at a Wichita abortion clinic turns ugly when the family matriarch, a religious fanatic, goes there with a package of dynamite and the rest of her family in tow.

Time Bomb (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Sala (signed as R. Sala)
Pencils
Richard Sala (signed as R. Sala)
Inks
Richard Sala (signed as R. Sala)
Letters
Richard Sala (signed as R. Sala)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Anonymous Neighborhood Crackpot; Girlfriend; Mother; Girlfriend's Father; Local Undertaker
Synopsis
A dream-like story about being awakened by the sound of singing and realizing that a party is going on in your yard.
Reprints

Some Things I Think You Should Know About Joe Matt (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Seth (credited); Chester Brown (assist, see notes)
Pencils
Seth (credited); Chester Brown ? (assist, see notes)
Inks
Seth (credited); Chester Brown ? (assist, see notes)
Letters
Seth (credited)

Genre
biography
Characters
Chester Brown; Joe Matt; Seth; Nice Comic-Shop Owner
Synopsis
Seth tells his readers a few annoying things about Joe Matt.

Indexer Notes

Done using small panels like Joe Matt was using at the time. Credits at beginning of book state: "Seth wishes to thank Chester Brown for all his unseen help on this issue's two page assault on Joe Matt".

Where the Boys are (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Dougan (signed)
Pencils
Michael Dougan (signed)
Inks
Michael Dougan (signed)
Letters
Michael Dougan (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Michael Dougan; Susan Beverly Dougan; Donna Jean Dougan; Randy; Joe Bob; Greg; Cousin Bruce; Dougan's Mom
Synopsis
Michael remembers watching his sisters get ready for dates and the music of the 60's.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Nocturnal Emissions (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernie Mireault (signed as BEM)
Pencils
Bernie Mireault (signed as BEM)
Inks
Bernie Mireault (signed as BEM)
Colors
Bernie Mireault (signed as BEM)
Letters
Bernie Mireault (signed as BEM)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wagon broke.
Genre
drama
Synopsis
The wagon finally gets fixed and all the neighborhood children rejoice.

[Portrait of Alberto Giacometti] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Inks
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)
Colors
Luc Giard (signed) (painting)

Characters
Alberto Giacometti

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic. Same image as front cover.