Raw #8
([September] 1986)

Raw Books, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
7.95 USD
Pages
112
Indicia Frequency
published biyearly
On-sale Date
1986-09-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Raw Books & Graphics
Editing
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly

Issue Notes

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

"RAW is published biyearly by RAW BOOKS & GRAPHICS, 27 Greene Street, NYC, NY 10013. It is not published by or affiliated with any other corporation or organization. Entire contents © 1986 by Raw Books unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved. We are not responsible for unsolicited submissions and, for the most part, are unable to respond. Send only non-returnable photocopies. ISSN-0742-4434

PUBLISHER: Françoise Mouly; DESIGN & PRODUCTION: Françoise Mouly; ASSISTANTS: Lisa Kleinberg-Elliot, Geoff Notkin, Santiago Cohen; SPECIAL THANKS TO: Deborah Bonner, Charles Burns, Steven Guarnaccia, Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden.; TYPESETTING: Daniel Shapiro; Strong Silent Type; LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES: National Offset Plates, NYC; PRINTING: Malmar Graphics, NYC; BINDING: Advanced Graphics, LIC, NY"

The Graphic Aspirin for War Fever (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Colors
Françoise Mouly
Letters
typeset

Couple (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruno Richard (painting)
Inks
Bruno Richard (painting)
Colors
Bruno Richard (painting)

RAW Data (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief blurbs on the artists; Brief editorial; table of contents; indicia and production credits; a list of other RAW publications

Jailbreak Hotel (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Caro; Paul Karasik; Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Marc Caro
Inks
Marc Caro
Letters
Paul Karasik

Indexer Notes

“Rewrite by Paul Karasik and Art Spiegelman”

Crash, Skriiiiiiiiiiiiii ,,, Bang ! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christian Chapiron
Pencils
Christian Chapiron
Inks
Christian Chapiron
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from ? (1977)

Hell to Pay! (Table of Contents: 5)

Waldo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch

Characters
Waldo; Pauly Zimmer
Synopsis
After Waldo overdoses, his spirit is visited by the devil's emissary.
Reprints

Alliteration (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leo Gorcey
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Leo Gorcey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A full page illustration accompanied by a brief poem by Dead End Kid Leo Gorcey. The poem is from “Dead End Yells, Wedding Bells, Cockle Shells, and Dizzy Spells” (Vantage Press, 1967).

The Beginning of the End (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Boyer
Letters
typeset
Editing
Françoise Mouly

Indexer Notes

An excerpt from Boyer's book "By the Bomb's Early Light, American Thought and Culture At the Dawn of the Atomic Age" (Random House, 1985). The article also reprints a Harold Gray "Little Orphan Annie" strip from January 18, 1946, a few pages from a 1950 issue of "Real Life Comics" and the front cover to "Atomic War" #1 (all in small-size).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jimbo / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jimbo is stepping off the edge of a cliff!
Characters
Jimbo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is entirely in duotone except for pgs. six & seven which have an orange-colored illustration superimposed with the main illustration.

Advertisements (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale (Chapter Seven): Mauschwitz (Table of Contents: 10)

Maus, A Survivor's Tale / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Françoise Mouly; Art Spiegelman; Vladek; Mrs. Karp; Eddie Karp; Avraham; Priest; Mandelbaum; Kapo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The beginning of Maus part II. Pgs. 154-79. A 9” x 6” (22.86 cm x 15.24 cm) insert bound to the magazine.

Cats (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Theofile-Alexandre Steinlen
Pencils
Theofile-Alexandre Steinlen
Inks
Theofile-Alexandre Steinlen

Synopsis
A trio of cats play with a mouse.

Indexer Notes

From circa 1900.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Written On the Wind / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Toni Capuozzo
Pencils
Lorenzo Mattotti
Inks
Lorenzo Mattotti
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For months, cars were being burned in Florence.

Love's Savage Fury (I saw you on the subway.) (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Nancy
Synopsis
A playful deconstruction of the Nancy comic strip character.
Reprints

Windows (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Sala
Pencils
Richard Sala
Inks
Richard Sala
Letters
Richard Sala

Gimme a Break! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Knuckleheads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Norman Dog
Pencils
Norman Dog
Inks
Norman Dog
Letters
Norman Dog

RAW Gagz (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alexander Melamid; Andrew Sachat; Art Spiegelman; Bob Zoell; Brad Holland; Charles Burns; Drew Friedman; Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]; Francis Masse; Françoise Mouly; Frans Masereel; Gary Panter; Harry Hershfield; Herr Seele; Howard Cruse; Infrarot; Joost Swarte; Joe Schwind; Justin Green; Kamagurka; Last Siou; Mark Marek; Mark Newgarden; Mark Tansey; Mary Ann Smith; Marshall Arisman; Muzo; Norman Dog; Ollie Harrington; Pascal Doury; Paul Karasik; Peter Saul; Placid; Poussin; Richard Sala; Ron Hauge; Ron Kolm; S. Clay Wilson; S. J. Perelman; S. Klein; Sean Kelly; Steven Guarnaccia; Tom De Haven; Tom Pappas; Vitaly Komar
Pencils
Alexander Melamid (painting); Andre Sachat (painting); Art Spiegelman; Bob Zoell; Brad Holland; Bruno Richard; Cathy Millet; Charles Burns; Drew Friedman; Ever Meulen; Francis Masse; Frans Masereel; Gary Panter; Harry Hershfield; Herr Seele; Howard Cruse; Ian Pollock; Infrarot (painting); Javier Mariscal; Joe Schwind (photomontage); Joost Swarte; Jorga Cardin; Justin Green; Kamagurka; Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]; Kiki Picasso; Last Siou; Loulou Picasso (painting); Mark Beyer; Marc Caro; Mark Marek; Mark Newgarden; Mark Tansey (painting); Marshall Arisman (painting); Mary Ann Smith (painting); Max; Muzo; Norman Dog; Ollie Harrington; Pascal Doury; Peter Saul (painting); Placid; Poussin; Richard Sala; S. Clay Wilson; S. Kerlin (painting); S. J. Perelman; Santiago Cohen; Scott Gillis (painting); Steven Guarnaccia; Stuart Davis; Tom Pappas; Vitaly Komar (painting); Wayne White; Willem; Yosuke Kawamura; Zorin
Inks
Alexander Melamid (painting); Andre Sachat (painting); Art Spiegelman; Bob Zoell; Brad Holland; Bruno Richard; Cathy Millet; Charles Burns; Drew Friedman; Ever Meulen; Francis Masse; Frans Masereel; Gary Panter; Harry Hershfield; Herr Seele; Howard Cruse; Ian Pollock; Infrarot (painting); Javier Mariscal; Joe Schwind (photomontage); Joost Swarte; Jorga Cardin; Justin Green; Kamagurka; Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]; Kiki Picasso; Last Siou; Loulou Picasso (painting); Mark Beyer; Marc Caro; Mark Marek; Mark Newgarden; Mark Tansey (painting); Marshall Arisman (painting); Mary Ann Smith (painting); Max; Muzo; Norman Dog; Ollie Harrington; Pascal Doury; Peter Saul (painting); Placid; Poussin; Richard Sala; S. Clay Wilson; S. Kerlin (painting); S. J. Perelman; Santiago Cohen; Scott Gillis (painting); Steven Guarnaccia; Stuart Davis; Tom Pappas; Vitaly Komar (painting); Wayne White; Willem; Yosuke Kawamura; Zorin
Letters
Bob Zoell (painting); Brad Holland; Charles Burns; Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]; Harry Hershfield; Infrarot (painting); Joost Swarte; Justin Green; Kamagurka; Norman Dog; S. Clay Wilson; Tom Pappas; typeset

Indexer Notes

A series of 101 gag illustrations. Thirty-eight of the gag captions are written by the RAW staff. Also includes fourteen small text pieces by Tom De Haven entitled “Gagz Amour.”

The titled ones are: Andrew Sachat - "George's Fear of a Life After Death Proved Well Founded."; Bob Zoell- "Running Turtle With Six-Pack" & "What S-stinks?"; Brad Holland- "Smoke As Much As You Can"; "God, help this poor junkie."; "You can fucking well get your own breakfast."; Charles Burns- "Now go, Tubor! Go seek the arches!"; "Aww, come on Timmy... don't be afraid... I'm your secret little friend!"; Drew Friedman- "Just then it hit me... EVERYBODY in the joint had Acromegaly."; Ever Meulen- "There's nothing wrong that $500 won't fix"; Francis Masse- "Time's Up"; Frans Masereel- "Circle of Death"; "Back From the Front"

Gary Panter- "Ouch! That's no worm!"; "Can't we ever come to the beach without those crazy old bankers killing someone to impress us?"; Harry Hershfield- "I'm telling you, Meyer, that he's singing "La Boheme"; "You can't tell till he's through= he's liable to switch, the last minute!!"; Howard Cruse- "Well, if I'd known you were brain-dead, I never would have brought it up!"; Infrarot- "Oh, it's daddy!! How long can you stay underwater?"; Joe Schwind- "Here Are People Just Like You Now Making Money Beyond Their Wildest Dreams!"

Joost Swarte- "Nice of Henry to take me out once in a while"; Jorga Cardin- "Suburban Ambush"; Justin Green; "Debtor's Solace" "Conceptual Art"; Kamagurka- "Hello Mary, we're your new parents!"; "Happy Birthday, Mother!"; Kamagurka & Herr Seele "Cowboy Henk Goes to New York" approx. 11 pg strip; Mark Marek- "The way I see it, lady, as compared with corporate rape of underdeveloped countries, this ain't diddly-squat." "Whataya know, my headache's almost gone!";

Mark Newgarden- "See What I Mean?"; Mark Tansey- "Secret of the Sphinx"; "Still Life"; "Homage to Susan Sontag"; Marshall Arisman- "I hope I never get the plague."; Mary Ann Smith- "Try Our "All You Can Eat" - Special"; Muzo- "Lucky stiff... Not many people reach such a high poin in their life...."; "Look, I drew the road: It's here, in this corner, that I had the accident." "Listen old man, I want to go to Trifouillis sous Bois..."; Norman Dog- "That's what I forgot to pick up at the market... mushrooms!"

Ollie Harrington "Body all achin' and wracked with pain... Tote that barge, life that bale..."; Pascal Doury- "For My Birthday, Natalie Made Me Some Noodles"; Peter Saul- "Donald Duck Descending a Staircase"; "Art & Life"; Placid- "Sorry Ladies, but The Boss has found a new secretary!"; Poussin- "Poor Folks... They've got a spermatozoid that didn't want to grow into a child..."; Richard Sala- "It was on a quite Tuesday evening, that my past finally caught up with me."; "There goes old Parker again."

S. Clay Wilson "Eat your nice dick, dear..."; S. Kerlin- "Das Fritined Fraulein un der Largen Knackwurst"; "The Artist Who Exploited His Dog"; "For Years, Scientists Have Been Making Guinea Pigs Out of Mice"; S.J. Perelman- "Learn From the Art Game! Fun! Profit! Fame! Banana Oil!!"; Stuart Davis- "Some Masses Artists Seeking Inspiration" (from The Masses #55, January 1918); Tom Pappas- "And this is my wife, the Prehistoric Hog" Vitaly Komar; Alexander Melamid- "The Origin of Socialist Realism"; "Yalta Conference (From a History Textbook, 1984)

Advertisements (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tour de France (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Baru; Deborah Bonner (Translation); Françoise Mouly (Translation); Art Spiegelman (Translation)
Pencils
Baru
Inks
Baru
Colors
Steven Guarnaccia (Grey Tones)
Letters
Tomas Bunk

Characters
Gillet; Leduc; Galus; Walter Fruloni; Alphonse Paus; Grisoni

Last Rites (Table of Contents: 19)

Pig / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Ostrem
Pencils
David Ostrem
Inks
David Ostrem
Letters
David Ostrem

Mr. Henry Crown, Merchant of Death (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sue Coe
Pencils
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks
Sue Coe (painting)
Colors
Sue Coe (painting)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Henry Crown; Ronald Reagan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Graphic Aspirin for War Fever
  2. 1. Couple
  3. 2. RAW Data
  4. 3. Jailbreak Hotel
  5. 4. Crash, Skriiiiiiiiiiiiii ,,, Bang !
  6. 5. Hell to Pay!
    Waldo
  7. 6. Alliteration
  8. 7. The Beginning of the End
  9. 8. ["Jimbo is stepping off the edge of a cliff!"]
    Jimbo
  10. 9. Advertisements
  11. 10. Maus, A Survivor's Tale (Chapter Seven): Mauschwitz
    Maus, A Survivor's Tale
  12. 11. Cats
  13. 12. ["For months, cars were being burned in Florence."]
    Written On the Wind
  14. 13. Love's Savage Fury (I saw you on the subway.)
  15. 14. Windows
  16. 15. Gimme a Break!
    The Knuckleheads
  17. 16. RAW Gagz
  18. 17. Advertisements
  19. 18. Tour de France
  20. 19. Last Rites
    Pig
  21. 20. Mr. Henry Crown, Merchant of Death
  22. 21. ["To be Good is not enough, when you dream of being Great."]
    School of Visual Arts
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