Raw #4
([March] 1982)

Raw Books, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
4.75 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
published twice a year
On-sale Date
1982-03-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Raw Books & Graphics
Editing
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly; Paul Karasik (associate)

Issue Notes

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

Indicia: "RAW is published twice a year by RAW BOOKS & GRAPHICS, INC., 27 Greene Street, NYC, NY 10013. Entire contents © 1982 by Raw Books & Graphics, Inc. All rights reserved."

"Thanks to: Andrew Baum, Rick Gallagher, Steve Heller, Lyonel Hoebecke and Julie Lauber."

"Production assistants: Kevin Hein; Wayne White" "This issue is dedicated to Philip K. Dick."

The Graphix Magazine for Your Bomb Shelter's Coffee Table (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns

Keywords
television

Indexer Notes

Die-cut cover. The color images are part of page one.

Raw 4 (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, subscription order info, indicia; info about other RAW books; the editors give a brief recounting of their difficulties getting the "Reagan Speaks for Himself" insert made.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

El Borbah / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Untitled
Characters
El Borbah; Ronald Reagan
Reprints

Autobiography (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bruno Richard
Inks
Bruno Richard
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Text from TV Movie Guide."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

School of Visual Arts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Race of Racers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Francis Masse; Paul Karasik (translation); Nikki Matheson (translation); Art Spiegelman (credited as a. S.) (translation); Françoise Mouly (credited as F. M) (translation)
Pencils
Francis Masse
Inks
Francis Masse
Letters
Paul Karasik

Reagan Speaks for Himself (Table of Contents: 6)

insert or dust jacket / pages (report information)

Script
Douglas Kahn

Indexer Notes

A flexi-disc insert bound to the magazine. The recording is a montage of Reagan's voice.

Reagan Speaks for Himself (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks
Sue Coe (painting)

Characters
Ronald Reagan

I Won't Say a Word About... Rebecca (Table of Contents: 8)

I Won't Say a Word About... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A send-up of the Hitchcock film.
Reprints
  • from KEN magazine (1939)

Jimbo Erectus (Table of Contents: 9)

Jimbo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Panter
Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Letters
Gary Panter

Characters
Jimbo
Reprints

Slug Alley Gazette (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Schwind
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A photomontage piece with text.

[“They say porno's good in Saskatoon."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Characters
Jack
Reprints

The Voice of Walking Flesh (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Roger; Jim; Cindy; Lena Burton
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another indian. Cup-a coffee.
Characters
Jack
Reprints

Living With Contradictions (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lynne Tillman
Pencils
Scott Gillis
Inks
Scott Gillis
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text accompanied by a half-page illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jacques Tardi; Art Spiegelman (credited as a. S) (translation); Françoise Mouly (credited as F. M) (translation)
Pencils
Jacques Tardi
Inks
Jacques Tardi
Letters
Phil Felix

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life had been tough on BELMONT, but not impossible.

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

Fermin and Piker / comic story / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal
Pencils
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's Go See the Moon
Genre
humor
Characters
Fermin; Piker

Little Mr. Horseman (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal
Pencils
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Fishing in the River (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal
Pencils
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fermin; Piker

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Garriris (Fermin & Piker) / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal
Pencils
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Piker
Genre
humor
Characters
Fermin; Piker

The Life of Alfred Jarry and Relevant Data (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Alfred Jarry; M. Hebert; Madame Rachilde; Edvard Munch
Synopsis
Griffith covers the major points in Jarry's life from his birth to his last request.
Reprints

Edgar P. Jacobs versus Colonel Olrick (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ever Meulen
Pencils
Ever Meulen
Inks
Ever Meulen
Colors
?
Letters
Ever Meulen

Indexer Notes

“An hommage (sic) to Edgar P. Jacob's comic strip “Blake and Mortimer.”" Credit on the page is given both to Meulen and his "Eddy Flippo" pseudonym.

Maus Chapter 3: Prisoner of War (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Art Spiegelman; Vladek; Mala; Vladek's Father; Jan; Officer; Rabbi; Orbach; Train Man; Vladek's Mother; Anja; Richieu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pgs. 35-61. A 9” x 6” (22.86 cm x 15.24 cm) insert stapled to the magazine. Includes three recap pages reprinting twenty-four pages from previous chapters.

Maus, A Survivor's Tale (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)

Reprints
  • from Life Magazine (March 1, 1937)

Indexer Notes

A nearly full-page photo titled "274 Laboratory Mice"

Joy and Sorrow in the USSR (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kiki Picasso
Inks
Kiki Picasso

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Graphix Magazine for Your Bomb Shelter's Coffee Table
  2. 1. Raw 4
  3. 2. ["Untitled"]
    El Borbah
  4. 3. Autobiography
  5. 4. ["It is quite easy to draw a kad!"]
    School of Visual Arts
  6. 5. A Race of Racers
  7. 6. Reagan Speaks for Himself
  8. 7. Reagan Speaks for Himself
  9. 8. I Won't Say a Word About... Rebecca
    I Won't Say a Word About...
  10. 9. Jimbo Erectus
    Jimbo
  11. 10. Slug Alley Gazette
  12. 11. [“They say porno's good in Saskatoon."]
    Jack Survives
  13. 12. The Voice of Walking Flesh
  14. 13. ["Another indian. Cup-a coffee."]
    Jack Survives
  15. 14. Living With Contradictions
  16. 15. ["Life had been tough on BELMONT, but not impossible."]
  17. 16. ["Let's Go See the Moon"]
    Fermin and Piker
  18. 17. Little Mr. Horseman
  19. 18. Fishing in the River
  20. 19. ["Hello Piker"]
    The Garriris (Fermin & Piker)
  21. 20. The Life of Alfred Jarry and Relevant Data
  22. 21. Edgar P. Jacobs versus Colonel Olrick
  23. 22. Maus Chapter 3: Prisoner of War
  24. 23. Maus, A Survivor's Tale
  25. 24. Joy and Sorrow in the USSR
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