Taboo #7
(1992)

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Volume
1
Price
14.95 USD
Pages
162
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Stephen R. Bissette
Color
Color Cover; Black & White Interior
Paper Stock
Cardstock Cover

Issue Notes

Published in association with Tundra Publishing Ltd.


American Gothic (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Coleman (painting)
Inks
Joe Coleman (painting)
Colors
Joe Coleman (painting)

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Title for cover art taken from Table of Contents.

The Job (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Komoda
Inks
Paul Komoda
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

[Table of Contents] / "Garden of Dead Souls" (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Komoda (photo illustration)
Inks
Paul Komoda (photo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents information plus illustration titled "Garden of Dead Souls".

[Indicia] / ["Monsters" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia, copyright information, and acknowledgements along the left two-thirds of the page. The right third includes the introduction to the story "Monsters".

Monsters (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Elliot
Pencils
Paul Grist
Inks
Paul Grist
Letters
Paul Grist

Genre
horror-suspense

["Odradek" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Odradek (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Franz Kafka (original story); Kenneth Smith (adaptation)
Pencils
Kenneth Smith
Inks
Kenneth Smith
Letters
Kenneth Smith

Genre
horror-suspense

["From Hell" Title Page] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Chapter Six: September (Table of Contents: 8)

From Hell / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime; historical; horror-suspense
Characters
Fred Abberline; Charles Warren; Robert Anderson; George Godley; Wynne Baxter; Emily Holland; James Hatfield; William Nicholls; Mr. Walker; Edward Nicholls; William Thick; Mexico Joe; Black Elk; Mr. Allison; Marie Kelly
Synopsis
Abberline beings investigating the murder of Polly Nichols.
Awards
Reprints

["A Good Christian" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

A Good Christian (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Coleman
Pencils
Joe Coleman
Inks
Joe Coleman
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

["L'Araignée Mélomane" ("The Music-Loving Spider") Introduction] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

L'Araignée Mélomane ("The Music-Loving Spider") (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
P. Foerster; Randy Lofficier (translation); Jean-Marc Lofficier (translation)
Pencils
P. Foerster
Inks
P. Foerster
Letters
Mary Kelleher

Genre
horror-suspense

["Through the Habitrails" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

"Be Creative" (Table of Contents: 14)

Through the Habitrails / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Nicholson
Pencils
Jeff Nicholson
Inks
Jeff Nicholson
Letters
Chad Woody

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Escape #2: "The Dry Creek Bed" (Table of Contents: 15)

Through the Habitrails / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Nicholson
Pencils
Jeff Nicholson
Inks
Jeff Nicholson
Letters
Chad Woody (?)

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

["Lost Girls" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 16)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Chapter Four: Poppies (Table of Contents: 17)

Lost Girls / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Inks
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Colors
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Letters
C. D. Alexander

Reprints
Keywords
adult

Chapter Five: Straight on 'Til Morning (Table of Contents: 18)

Lost Girls / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Inks
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Colors
Melinda Gebbie (painting); C. D. Alexander (art assist)
Letters
C. D. Alexander

Reprints
Keywords
adult

["Breathing Is for Sissies" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Pencils
Rick Grimes
Inks
Rick Grimes
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes spot illustrations by Rick Grimes.

Breathing Is for Sissies (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

["Bad Things" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Bad Things (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Butterworth
Pencils
Eric Vincent
Inks
Eric Vincent
Letters
Eric Vincent

Genre
horror-suspense

["Sweeny Todd" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Prologue (Table of Contents: 24)

Sweeny Todd / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman
Pencils
Michael Zulli
Inks
Michael Zulli
Letters
Michael Zulli

Genre
horror-suspense

["After Life" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

After Life: Marquis My Love (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Thorpe
Pencils
Adrian Potts
Inks
Adrian Potts
Letters
Adrian Potts

Genre
horror-suspense

["Spider Baby Comix #0: A Life in Black and White" Title Page] (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Cover" image for Spider Baby Comix #0, which includes Stephen R. Bissette's 24-hour comic "A Life In Black And White".

["A Life in Black and White" Introduction] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Stephen R. Bissette
Letters
typeset

A Life in Black and White (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Those Wacky Cartoonists (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Salmons
Inks
Tony Salmons

Genre
horror-suspense

Untitled XL (Table of Contents: 32)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Sendelbach (painting)
Inks
Brian Sendelbach (painting)
Colors
Brian Sendelbach (painting)

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. American Gothic
  2. 1. The Job
  3. 2. [Table of Contents] / "Garden of Dead Souls"
  4. 3. [Indicia] / ["Monsters" Introduction]
  5. 4. Monsters
  6. 5. ["Odradek" Introduction]
  7. 6. Odradek
  8. 7. ["From Hell" Title Page]
  9. 8. Chapter Six: September
    From Hell
  10. 9. ["A Good Christian" Introduction]
  11. 10. A Good Christian
  12. 11. ["L'Araignée Mélomane" ("The Music-Loving Spider") Introduction]
  13. 12. L'Araignée Mélomane ("The Music-Loving Spider")
  14. 13. ["Through the Habitrails" Introduction]
  15. 14. "Be Creative"
    Through the Habitrails
  16. 15. Escape #2: "The Dry Creek Bed"
    Through the Habitrails
  17. 16. ["Lost Girls" Introduction]
  18. 17. Chapter Four: Poppies
    Lost Girls
  19. 18. Chapter Five: Straight on 'Til Morning
    Lost Girls
  20. 19. ["Breathing Is for Sissies" Introduction]
  21. 20. Breathing Is for Sissies
  22. 21. ["Bad Things" Introduction]
  23. 22. Bad Things
  24. 23. ["Sweeny Todd" Introduction]
  25. 24. Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Prologue
    Sweeny Todd
  26. 25. ["After Life" Introduction]
  27. 26. After Life: Marquis My Love
  28. 27. ["Spider Baby Comix #0: A Life in Black and White" Title Page]
  29. 28. ["A Life in Black and White" Introduction]
  30. 29. A Life in Black and White
  31. 30. Those Wacky Cartoonists
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. Untitled XL
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