Taboo #2
(1989)

Volume
1
Price
9.95 USD
Pages
148
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Stephen R. Bissette; Nancy O'Conner (assistant editor); John Totleben (assistant editor); Norm Krampetz (editorial consultant, introductions)
Color
Color Cover; Black & White Interior
Paper Stock
Cardstock Cover

"Untitled Blasphemy" (Table of Contents)

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Pencils
John Totleben (painting)
Inks
John Totleben (painting)
Colors
John Totleben (painting)

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Title of cover painting taken from Table of Contents.

The Droolies (study for an unrealised children's book project) (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clive Barker
Pencils
Clive Barker
Inks
Clive Barker
Colors
Clive Barker
Letters
Clive Barker

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front cover. Information taken from Table of Contents.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clive Barker
Inks
Clive Barker
Letters
Angelica Veitch (calligraphy)

Indexer Notes

Table of contents page, with small illustrations by Clive Barker and descriptive information on cover painting and inside front cover art.

["The Pyjama Girl's Big Night Out" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

The Pyjama Girl's Big Night Out (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eddie Campbell
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
Eddie Campbell

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An unsolved Australian murder from the 1930s.
Reprints

["Encore" Introducton] (Table of Contents: 5)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Encore (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Marshall
Pencils
Dave Marshall
Inks
Dave Marshall
Letters
Dave Marshall

Genre
horror-suspense

["Mad Eyes" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 7)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Mad Eyes (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew Elliott
Pencils
Ben Dilworth
Inks
Ben Dilworth
Letters
Ben Dilworth

Genre
horror-suspense

["Sweet Nothing" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 9)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Sweet Nothings (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Lucas
Pencils
Simonida Perica-Uth
Inks
Simonida Perica-Uth
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

["Wet" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 11)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Wet (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James Robert Smith
Pencils
Mike Hoffman
Inks
Mike Hoffman
Letters
Mike Hoffman

Genre
horror-suspense

["Sick Animal" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Sick Animal (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Grimes
Pencils
Rick Grimes
Inks
Rick Grimes
Letters
Rick Grimes

Genre
horror-suspense

Hell's Toupeé (Table of Contents: 15)

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Script
Rick Grimes
Pencils
Rick Grimes
Inks
Rick Grimes
Letters
Rick Grimes

Genre
horror-suspense

Numbleschitz (Table of Contents: 16)

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Script
Rick Grimes
Pencils
Rick Grimes
Inks
Rick Grimes
Letters
Rick Grimes

Genre
horror-suspense

Elly (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Grimes
Inks
Rick Grimes

Genre
horror-suspense

["Check-out Time" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 18)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Check-out Time (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Marnick
Pencils
Tom Marnick
Inks
Tom Marnick
Letters
Carrie Spiegle

Genre
horror-suspense

["Saying Grace" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Saying Grace (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Pencils
Stephen R. Bissette
Inks
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
Stephen R. Bissette

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features the character Cardinal Syn, who appeared to Bissette in a dream. Character also appeared in the cover painting to Taboo #1.

["Sharks" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Sharks (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Askwith
Pencils
R. G. Taylor [as Richard G. Taylor]
Inks
R. G. Taylor [as Richard G. Taylor]
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

["Life With The Vampire" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Life With The Vampire: Oh God It Feels Like Dying (Table of Contents: 25)

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Script
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Pencils
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Inks
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Letters
M. Archer

Genre
horror-suspense

Life With The Vampire: The Human Crux (Table of Contents: 26)

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Script
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Pencils
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Inks
Cara Sherman-Tereno
Letters
M. Archer (?)

Genre
horror-suspense

Tom Veitch On S. Clay Wilson (Table of Contents: 27)

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Script
Tom Veitch
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • Excerpted from "Comix: How To Think The Unthinkable & Live," The San Francisco Phoenix, Vol. 1 #17 (May 3, 1978), p. 8

Rebel Reject Robots Dally with the Bastard Daughters of Corrupt Technocrats (Table of Contents: 28)

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Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Keywords
adult

Rotting Zombie Harpies Dispatch a Vampire (Table of Contents: 29)

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Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Checkered Demon and a Vampire Messmate Race to the Bottom (Table of Contents: 30)

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Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Characters
Checkered Demon; Vampire Messmate
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Merry Makers Parade by... Oblivious to the Odious Acts in the Alley. (Table of Contents: 31)

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Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Keywords
adult

[Tom Veitch On S. Clay Wilson 1987] (Table of Contents: 32)

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Script
Tom Veitch
Letters
typeset

Oh, Baby! Our Love Is Taboo (Table of Contents: 33)

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Script
Bernie Mireault
Pencils
Bernie Mireault
Inks
Bernie Mireault
Letters
Bernie Mireault

Genre
horror-suspense

["Mercy" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 34)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Mercy (Table of Contents: 35)

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Script
Michael Zulli
Pencils
Michael Zulli
Inks
Michael Zulli
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

["Hate Mail" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 36)

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Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Hate Mail (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

["From Hell" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 38)

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Script
Alan Moore
Letters
typeset

Salutation to Ganesa (Table of Contents: 39)

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Script
Alan Moore
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Prologue: The Old Men On The Shore (Table of Contents: 40)

From Hell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
Eddie Campbell

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Chapter One: The Affections of Young Mr. S (Table of Contents: 41)

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Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
Eddie Campbell

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Gut Reaction (Table of Contents: 42)

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Script
Paul Chadwick
Pencils
Paul Chadwick
Inks
Paul Chadwick
Letters
Paul Chadwick

Characters
Concrete

Major Arcana: The Lovers And The Star (Eddie -- Annie -- The London Pentacle) (Table of Contents: 43)

From Hell / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Moore (painting)
Inks
Alan Moore (painting)
Colors
Alan Moore (painting)
Letters
Alan Moore (painting)

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside back cover.

Home Is Where The Heart Is (Table of Contents: 44)

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Pencils
Charles Lang (painting)
Inks
Charles Lang (painting)
Colors
Charles Lang (painting)

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Untitled Blasphemy"
  2. 1. The Droolies (study for an unrealised children's book project)
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. ["The Pyjama Girl's Big Night Out" Introduction]
  5. 4. The Pyjama Girl's Big Night Out
  6. 5. ["Encore" Introducton]
  7. 6. Encore
  8. 7. ["Mad Eyes" Introduction]
  9. 8. Mad Eyes
  10. 9. ["Sweet Nothing" Introduction]
  11. 10. Sweet Nothings
  12. 11. ["Wet" Introduction]
  13. 12. Wet
  14. 13. ["Sick Animal" Introduction]
  15. 14. Sick Animal
  16. 15. Hell's Toupeé
  17. 16. Numbleschitz
  18. 17. Elly
  19. 18. ["Check-out Time" Introduction]
  20. 19. Check-out Time
  21. 20. ["Saying Grace" Introduction]
  22. 21. Saying Grace
  23. 22. ["Sharks" Introduction]
  24. 23. Sharks
  25. 24. ["Life With The Vampire" Introduction]
  26. 25. Life With The Vampire: Oh God It Feels Like Dying
  27. 26. Life With The Vampire: The Human Crux
  28. 27. Tom Veitch On S. Clay Wilson
  29. 28. Rebel Reject Robots Dally with the Bastard Daughters of Corrupt Technocrats
  30. 29. Rotting Zombie Harpies Dispatch a Vampire
  31. 30. The Checkered Demon and a Vampire Messmate Race to the Bottom
  32. 31. The Merry Makers Parade by... Oblivious to the Odious Acts in the Alley.
  33. 32. [Tom Veitch On S. Clay Wilson 1987]
  34. 33. Oh, Baby! Our Love Is Taboo
  35. 34. ["Mercy" Introduction]
  36. 35. Mercy
  37. 36. ["Hate Mail" Introduction]
  38. 37. Hate Mail
  39. 38. ["From Hell" Introduction]
  40. 39. Salutation to Ganesa
  41. 40. Prologue: The Old Men On The Shore
    From Hell
  42. 41. Chapter One: The Affections of Young Mr. S
    From Hell
  43. 42. Gut Reaction
    Concrete
  44. 43. Major Arcana: The Lovers And The Star (Eddie -- Annie -- The London Pentacle)
    From Hell
  45. 44. Home Is Where The Heart Is
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