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 Editor)

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; Nikki Matheson (Translation); Paul Karasik (Translation); Art Spiegelman [as a. S.] (Translation); Françoise Mouly [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
Doug 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
Josef Schwind [as 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 [as a. S.] (Translation); Françoise Mouly [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 [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal [as 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 [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Fishing in the River (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal [as 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 [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Javier Mariscal [as 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
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Pencils
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Colors
?
Letters
Eddy Vermeulen [as 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
Christian Chapiron [as Kiki Picasso]
Inks
Christian Chapiron [as 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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