Raw #3
([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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sun is rising on center city as Dog-Boy starts his day with a cup of coffee
Characters
Dog Boy
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Graphix Magazine That Lost its Faith in Nihilism
  2. 1. Now We'll Spend Summer
  3. 2. RAW Volume 1 Number 3
  4. 3. The Girl Can't Help It...
  5. 4. Jimbo is "Running Sore"
    Jimbo
  6. 5. On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures
  7. 6. I. A Bachelor's Friendship
    Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad
  8. 7. Food for Thought
  9. 8. The Schoolboy Assassin
  10. 9. Crash
  11. 10. Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Chapter 2: The Honeymoon
    Maus, A Survivor's Tale
  12. 11. Maus
  13. 12. 6 Remarkable Innovations
  14. 13. Various Electrical Appliances
  15. 14. Waitress School
  16. 15. II. The Last Daiquiri
    Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad
  17. 16. Commerz
  18. 17. Frederico Flegmatico in Dazed Events
    Frederico Flegmatico
  19. 18. A Diagram of Ajax Campo's Criminal Activities
  20. 19. Automotive News
  21. 20. I Had a Clear Thought
  22. 21. ...And I Pressed My Hand Against His Face, Feeling His Thick Massive Lips, And...
  23. 22. Growing Pain
  24. 23. Ordinary Sentence
  25. 24. Reflection
  26. 25. ["The sun is rising on center city as Dog-Boy starts his day with a cup of coffee"]
    Dog Boy
  27. 26. School of Visual Arts
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