Raw #2 - Required Reading for the Post-Literate
([May] 1990)

Penguin, 1989 Series
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Volume
2
Price
14.95 USD; 19.95 CAD; 8.99 GBP
Pages
192
On-sale date
1990-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Penguin Group
Brand
[penguin in an oval]
ISBN
0-14-012281-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780140122817 90000
Editing
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly; Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak] (Associate Editor)
Color
color cover; mostly black and white interiors
Dimensions
5.5" x 8" (13.9 cm x 20.32 cm)
Binding
softcover

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


Required Reading for the Post-Literate (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

title page, production credits, indicia and a illustration; table of contents with brief creator blurbs; a list of other Raw publications

Sneaking Out (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lynda Barry
Pencils
Lynda Barry
Inks
Lynda Barry
Letters
Lynda Barry

Genre
biography
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Basket Case (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jacques Tardi; Robert Legault (translator); Kim Thompson (translator); Françoise Mouly [as F. M.] (translator); Art Spiegelman [as A. S.] (translator)
Pencils
Jacques Tardi
Inks
Jacques Tardi
Letters
Paul Karasik

Reprints

Indexer Notes

a.k.a. "La bascule à Charlot"

This Little Piggy Went to Market (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Françoise Mouly
Pencils
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks
Sue Coe (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

A single painting accompanies this intro

This Little Piggy Went to Market (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Tyler
Pencils
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks
Sue Coe (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

sixteen illustrations accompany the article

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

Midsummer Day Dreams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the first time I got into this car when it wasn't crowded..
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints
  • from ? (1912)

Collect Yourself (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Moriarty
Pencils
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"A Visual Crime - Number 7." The story is accompanied by a single painting.

He Had a Funny Face (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Road to Rana Poona (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Colors
?
Letters
Kim Deitch

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is in black & white except for the top part of the final page

Sweet (Table of Contents: 10)

Jopo de Pojo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Colors
Supermarc Zanzibar (color assist)
Letters
Joost Swarte

Genre
humor

The 7 Seas of Sin (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
David Sandlin [as D. Sandlin]
Pencils
David Sandlin [as D. Sandlin]
Inks
David Sandlin [as D. Sandlin]
Colors
David Sandlin [as D. Sandlin]
Letters
David Sandlin [as D. Sandlin]

Waking up Blind (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cowboy Henk / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Kamagurka; Anton VanDalen (translator)
Pencils
Herr Seele
Inks
Herr Seele
Colors
Robert Sikoryak [as R. S.]
Letters
Jonathan Shapiro

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse me, ma'am, may I come in to wind up my watch?
Genre
humor

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

Cowboy Henk / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Kamagurka; Anton VanDalen (translator)
Pencils
Herr Seele
Inks
Herr Seele
Colors
Robert Sikoryak [as R. S.]
Letters
Jonathan Shapiro

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ten steaks, please...
Genre
humor

Oba's Electroplate Factory (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Yoshiharo Tsuge; Akira Satake (translator); Paul Karasik (translator)
Pencils
Yoshiharo Tsuge
Inks
Yoshiharo Tsuge
Letters
Tomas Bunk

Characters
Oba
Reprints
  • from Manga Story (April 1973) ?
Keywords
manga

Indexer Notes

a.k.a. ”Oba denki mekki Kôgyôsho”

The Ultimate Debt (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Justin Green
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Letters
Justin Green

Outside Out (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where to, Babe?
Genre
humor
Characters
Babe
Reprints

The Mysterious Case of Mystery Mountain! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers; Eric Stanton (plot idea)
Pencils
Boody Rogers; Eric Stanton (art assist)
Inks
Boody Rogers; Eric Stanton (art assist)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

From Maracaibo (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Altan; Eduardo Kaplan (translated)
Pencils
Altan
Inks
Altan
Letters
Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak]

Maus Chapter Nine: ...And Here My Troubles Began... (Table of Contents: 21)

recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Maus Chapter Nine: ...And Here My Troubles Began... (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Reprints

The Child Slave Rebellion (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Darger (painting)
Inks
Henry Darger (painting)
Colors
Henry Darger (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a single painting

The History of My Life (Table of Contents: 24)

text story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Darger
Pencils
Henry Darger (painting)
Inks
Henry Darger (painting)
Colors
Henry Darger (painting)
Letters
Henry Darger (painting)

Indexer Notes

Excerpts from the first hundred pages of his autobiography. Four stunning Darger paintings accompany his handwritten text. The middle two pages are gatefolds.

I Fell Asleep Waiting for Her (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Pencils
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Inks
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]
Letters
Jayr Pulga [as J. Pulga]

Good ol' Gregor Brown (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak]
Pencils
Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak]
Inks
Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak]
Letters
Robert Sikoryak [as R. Sikoryak]

Characters
Gregor Brown; Manager; Grete; The Maid
Synopsis
The artist answers the question "What do you get when you cross "Peanuts” with Franz Kafka?"
Reprints

The Corner Location (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
Inks
Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

Reality (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marti Riera [as Marti]; Robert Legault (translator); Eduardo Kaplan (translator)
Pencils
Marti Riera [as Marti]
Inks
Marti Riera [as Marti]
Letters
Jonathan Shapiro

The Thinkers (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard McGuire
Inks
Richard McGuire
Letters
Richard McGuire

Reprints

The Smell of Shallow Graves (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Burns [as Burns]
Pencils
Charles Burns [as Burns]
Inks
Charles Burns [as Burns]
Colors
Charles Burns [as Burns]
Letters
Charles Burns [as Burns]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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