([July] 1981)

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:
1981-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Raw Books
Editing:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
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.

"RAW, is published between two and four times a year by RAW BOOKS, 27 Greene Street, NYC, N.Y. 10013, apparently on a non-profit basis. Entire contents ©1981 by Raw Books. All rights reserved. Reproduction is forbidden without prior written permission from the artist or Raw Books."

"Production assistant: Kevin Hein; Editorial Associate: Rick Gallagher

We gratefully acknowledge continuing support from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

This issue's subtitle courtesy of Philip K. Dick.

Typesetting: The Old Typosopher; Cover printing: Hudson Printing Co., Inc., NYC. Interior printing: Malmar Graphics, 55 Van Dam Street, N.Y."


The Graphix Magazine That Lost its Faith in Nihilism (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Panter [as GP.] (signed)
Inks:
Gary Panter [as GP.] (signed)
Colors:
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly

Reprints:

Now We'll Spend Summer (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Scott Gillis (painting)
Inks:
Scott Gillis (painting)
Colors:
Scott Gillis (painting)

RAW Volume 1 Number 3 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Production credits, indicia, subscription info, brief blurbs and table of contents with tiny illustrations taken from the interior contents

The Girl Can't Help It... (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Meulen signs the page both with his name and with his "Eddy Flippo" pseudonym.

Jimbo is "Running Sore" (Table of Contents: 4)

Jimbo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Panter [as G. Panter] (signed)
Pencils:
Gary Panter [as G. Panter] (signed)
Inks:
Gary Panter [as G. Panter] (signed)
Letters:
Gary Panter [as G. Panter] (signed)

Characters:
Jimbo
Synopsis:
Jimbo walks the desert by himself in this sendup of Native American wannabes.
Reprints:

On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vesco de Kereven; Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]; Françoise Mouly (Translation); Art Spiegelman (Translation)
Pencils:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Inks:
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Excerpts from Vesco de Kereven's "On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures" are used to mock puritanical ideas on masturbation.
Reprints:

I. A Bachelor's Friendship (Table of Contents: 6)

Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carlos Sampayo; Eliette Markbein (Translation); Steve Guarnaccia (Translation)
Pencils:
José Antonio Muñoz
Inks:
José Antonio Muñoz
Letters:
Susan Moore

Characters:
Mr. Wilcox; Horace Conrad; Rita; Hilda
Reprints:

Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Françoise Mouly
Pencils:
Art Young
Inks:
Art Young
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Mouly critiques corporate and consumerist attitudes towards food. The article includes Art Young's "Capitalism" illustration.
Reprints:

The Schoolboy Assassin (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Kierkegaard
Pencils:
Rod Kierkegaard
Inks:
Rod Kierkegaard
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Pol Pot; Wendy O. Williams (unnamed)
Synopsis:
In order to impress Marie Osmond, the bored narrator goes to Bel Air to assassinate Pol Pot. Yes, that Pol Pot.

Crash (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Pencils:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks:
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)

Synopsis:
A lighthearted depiction of an urban automobile crash
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The crash in the story is the magazine's centerspread

Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Chapter 2: The Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 10)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Art Spiegelman; Vladek; Anja; Stefanska; Father-in-Law; Richiev; Janina
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This sixteen-page insert is 5.25" x 7" (13.33 cm x 17.78 cm)

Maus (Table of Contents: 11)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman

Characters:
Vladek; Anja

Indexer Notes

A full-page illustration accompanies the brief recap.

6 Remarkable Innovations (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.19 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint credits from Geary's web site.

Various Electrical Appliances (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 0.21 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Waitress School (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

II. The Last Daiquiri (Table of Contents: 15)

Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carlos Sampayo; Eliette Markbein (Translation); Steve Guarnaccia (Translation)
Pencils:
José Antonio Muñoz
Inks:
José Antonio Muñoz
Letters:
Susan Moore

Characters:
Mr. Wilcox; Horace Conrad; Rita; Hilda
Synopsis:
Mr. Conrad finds out what Mr. Wilcox is in New York for.
Reprints:

Commerz (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Frederico Flegmatico in Dazed Events (Table of Contents: 17)

Frederico Flegmatico / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joost Swarte; Françoise Mouly (translation)
Pencils:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks:
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters:
Françoise Mouly

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frederico Flegmatico; Zelda

A Diagram of Ajax Campo's Criminal Activities (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Ajax Campo; Detective

Automotive News (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Marc
Pencils:
Scott Gillis
Inks:
Scott Gillis
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Commentary on America's addiction to oil and the automobile.

Indexer Notes

A single-column article accompanied by a large illustration

I Had a Clear Thought (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Patricia Caire [as P. Caire] (signed)
Pencils:
Patricia Caire [as P. Caire] (signed)
Inks:
Patricia Caire [as P. Caire] (signed)
Letters:
Patricia Caire [as P. Caire] (signed)

Indexer Notes

"Adapted from a text by James Barth"

...And I Pressed My Hand Against His Face, Feeling His Thick Massive Lips, And... (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Letters:
Charles Burns

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A comic within a comic. A woman experiences a nightmare after reading a horror comic book story.
Reprints:

Growing Pain (Table of Contents: 22)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Josef Schwind
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An experimental photomontage piece involving a baby's obsession with toy model cars.
Reprints:

Ordinary Sentence (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Heinz Emigholz; Marcia Bronstein (Translation)
Pencils:
Heinz Emigholz
Inks:
Heinz Emigholz
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An experimental text with illustration about sentences that are stuck in the mind.
Reprints:

Reflection (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gerry Capelle
Pencils:
Gerry Capelle
Inks:
Gerry Capelle

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["The sun is rising on center city as Dog-Boy starts his day with a cup of coffee"] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dog Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Burns
Pencils:
Charles Burns
Inks:
Charles Burns
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charles Burns

Characters:
Dog Boy
Reprints:

School of Visual Arts (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)