Raw #2
(1980)

Raw Books, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
4.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
published between two and four times a year
On-sale Date
1980-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Raw Books
Editing
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly; Rick Gallagher (editorial associate)
Color
Color Covers; Black & White Interiors with some Color
Dimensions
10.5" x 14.12" (26.67 cm x 35.86 cm)
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (#1-7); Squarebound (#8)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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

"Editorial Associate: Rick Gallagher; Staff: Kevin Hein and Mark Newgarden; Raw vol. 1 no. 2 is published between two and four times a year by Raw Books, 27 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013. Copyright © 1980 by Raw Books unless otherwise noted."

"Subscriptions are not available, but our next issue, or additional supplies of our current issue, or RAW 1 (limited supply) may be ordered from the publisher for $4.00 each plus $1.00 postage and handling. "

"RAW is interested in receiving text/art submissions. They must be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope. Payment in contributor's copies. Original art and copyright, of course, remain the contributor's property."

"Special tips-of-the-hat to: Marshall Arisman, Gary Hallgren, Jim Holberman, Ben Katchor, Laurence Mouly, Bruno Schmidt, Daniel Shapiro, Johannes Van Dam."

"A number of RAW's contributors and staff members are students, faculty or alumni of the School of Visual Arts in NYC. We gratefully thank the school for partially subsidizing this issue and for their support in general."


The Graphix Magazine for Damned Intellectuals (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Colors
Françoise Mouly
Letters
Joost Swarte

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This cover illustration is titled "The Comix Factory"

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

Jack Survives / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Insurance, Jack?
Characters
Jack [John W. Jack]
Reprints

RAW number two (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dom Blonde (painting)
Inks
Dom Blonde (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents; production credits; indicia; brief artist blurbs; Half-page illustration by the listed artist

Baby Picture (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Indexer Notes

A somewhat altered baby photo accompanied by a checkered border margin pattern.

The Clock Strikes (Table of Contents: 4)

Anton Makasarr / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte; Johannes Van Dern (Translation)
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Letters
Gary Hallgren

Genre
humor
Characters
Anton Makasarr; Mr. Van Genderen; The Sexton
Synopsis
Anton Makasarr has promised his wife to come back home no later than 11 p.m.
Reprints

The Plot Thickens (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Characters
Charlie Bendix; Shirley; Lester; Aunt Norleen
Reprints

A Little White Lie (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Caran d'Ache
Pencils
Caran d'Ache
Inks
Caran d'Ache
Letters
Caran d'Ache

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hunter; Hound
Synopsis
A nearly wordless story of a hunter who instructs his hound to go into a rabbit burrow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In this story from August 1896, there is one speech balloon, predating by two months The Yellow Kid and His New Phonograph.

Night Beat (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Geary
Pencils
Rick Geary
Inks
Rick Geary
Letters
Rick Geary

Reprints

Honk! Honk! It's the Bonk! History as Soap Opera; The News as Entertainment (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
David Levy; Art Spiegelman
Letters
typeset

What's Wrong With This Picture? (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Pencils
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wordless page packed with illogical details.
Reprints

City of Terror (Table of Contents: 10)

Amy & Jordan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Synopsis
Amy and Jordan bring in a stray dog they found. The dog eats some of Jordan's bubblegum cards and leaves. The duo go out and try to track him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A series of "City of Terror" trading cards are included right between these pages.

[City of Terror trading cards] (Table of Contents: 11)

Amy & Jordan / insert or dust jacket / ? pages (report information)

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

Characters
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Synopsis
A series of eight trading cards sealed in a bag with a stick of bubble gum
Reprints

Indexer Notes

These inserts are baseball card size- approximately 4" x 3" (10.16 cm x 7.62 cm)

Journal (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Letters
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet] (typeset)

Reprints
  • from Show (Le Dernier Terrain Vague, 1980 series) #[nn]

Pussyfooting (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Synopsis
A wordless story in Kaz's unique style involving a thief, a stolen gift and a long chase scene.
Reprints

Comic Strip (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Lou; Emily; Jim; Popeye; Norman; Drew Friedman; Art Spiegelman; Angelfood McSpade (single panel); Françoise Mouly

Fishing With the Moon (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Letters
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fermin; Piker

The Golden Calf (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lynne Tillman
Pencils
Scott Gillis
Inks
Scott Gillis
Letters
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

A large illustration accompanied by a text piece.

The Atlantic Ocean Laundry (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Pep Boys (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Newgarden
Pencils
Mark Newgarden
Inks
Mark Newgarden
Letters
Mark Newgarden

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Manny; Moe; Jack
Synopsis
Manny Pep, the last of the Pep Boys, looks back on his life.
Reprints

It's High Time for the Last Word in Fashion (Table of Contents: 19)

Anton Makasarr / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte; Johannes Van Dern (Translation)
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Letters
Gary Hallgren

Genre
humor
Characters
Anton Makasarr
Synopsis
Anton Makasarr talks about the virtues of trash.
Reprints

Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Chapter One) (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A brief intro to the series.

Maus, Chapter One: The Sheik (Table of Contents: 21)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale / comic story / ? pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Small-size booklet attached to the page listed just above in the upper right corner.

School of Visual Arts (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Graphix Magazine for Damned Intellectuals
  2. 1. ["Insurance, Jack?"]
    Jack Survives
  3. 2. RAW number two
  4. 3. Baby Picture
  5. 4. The Clock Strikes
    Anton Makasarr
  6. 5. The Plot Thickens
  7. 6. A Little White Lie
  8. 7. Night Beat
  9. 8. Honk! Honk! It's the Bonk! History as Soap Opera; The News as Entertainment
  10. 9. What's Wrong With This Picture?
  11. 10. City of Terror
    Amy & Jordan
  12. 11. [City of Terror trading cards]
    Amy & Jordan
  13. 12. Journal
  14. 13. Pussyfooting
  15. 14. Comic Strip
  16. 15. Fishing With the Moon
  17. 16. The Golden Calf
  18. 17. The Atlantic Ocean Laundry
  19. 18. The Pep Boys
  20. 19. It's High Time for the Last Word in Fashion
    Anton Makasarr
  21. 20. Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Chapter One)
  22. 21. Maus, Chapter One: The Sheik
    Maus, A Survivor's Tale
  23. 22. School of Visual Arts
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