(June 1998)

Deep-Sea Comics, 1998 Series
Published in English (Canada) Canada
 
Price
3.00 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Deep-Sea Comics
Brand
Deep Sea Comics
Editing
?
Color
Color cover; Black and white interior
Dimensions
8" x 10" (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-shot

Issue Notes

"The Georgia Straight" is a free Canadian weekly news and entertainment newspaper published in Vancouver, British Columbia, by the Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corp. Reprinted stories are taken from this publication.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Colors
?
Letters
David Boswell

Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]; Lowell Cooper; Ivan; Mr. Crabbe

Origins of Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Letters
typeset; David Boswell

Characters
Reid Fleming
Synopsis
Two essays on the origins of the Reid Fleming strip, along with the earliest Reid Fleming art.

Indexer Notes

The second essay starts on the inside front cover and concludes on the inside back cover. Includes four photos in addition to the illustration- two photos of Boswell, a photo of his 1966 school class and a photo of his filmmaking friend John Cunningham.

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Next Time You Make Fun Of My Milk-Truck I'll Tear Your Head Right Off!!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #550 (June 9-16, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 5 & 6 June 1978"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There Goes That Disgusting Reid Fleming
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #559 (August 11-18, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 8 August 1978"

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Damn!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #560 (August 18-24, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn August 1978"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh - Oh!! Here Comes Trouble!!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #565 (September 22-29, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 19 September 1978"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brute Strength!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #566 (September 29-October 6, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 27 September 1978"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Captain Coffee!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Captain Coffee [Lowell Cooper]; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #567 (October 6-13, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 3 October 1978." Boswell drew a somewhat revised version of this sequence in his self-published "Reid Fleming" comic from 1980.

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Monday Morning
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #569 (October 20-27, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 17-18 October 1978"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Day's End... 2:30 am
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Captain [Lowell Cooper]; Ivan; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #570 (October 27-November 3, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 24-25 October 1978." Boswell completely reworked this sequence and used it in his "A Day Like Any Other" story from 1980.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Can Put All That Newspaper Away, Raoul.
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Raoul; Reid Fleming; Cap [Lowell Cooper]; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 31 October - 1 November 1978; finished at 6:01 a.m." This also appeared in Boswell's self-published 1980 issue of Reid Fleming.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Payday
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Captain [Lowell Cooper]; Mr. Crabbe; Mr. O'Clock [Herbert O'Clock]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 8 November 1978; finished at 9:41 a.m."

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I Can't Miss This Week's Episode!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. Crabbe; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 14-15 November 1978; finished at 9:39 a.m."

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So That's Where I Left My Wallace Berry Shirt!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 20/22 November 1978; finished 3:29 a.m."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Wednesday, And--
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mr. Crabbe; Lowell Cooper; Poochie; Ivan
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #576 (December 8-15, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Finished 4 December 1978."

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Letters
David Boswell

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Eve Of The Company Christmas Party
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints
  • from Georgia Straight #577 (December 15-22, 1978)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 13 December 1978."

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Christmas!!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 20 December 1978; finished 4:33 p.m."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New Year's Eve
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Nigel G.D.T. Shaw; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Drawn 27 December 1978; midnight - 7:57 p.m."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Second-Hand 'Bargains'
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 9-10 January 1979; finished 7:06 a.m."

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

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Ivan, Despite your condition I watch your show every week, hoping against hope...
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 16-17 January 1979; finished 1:09 p.m."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why Bother, Reid? Ivan's Dead.
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Ivan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 22-23 January 1979."

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

text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And that was the end of Reid Fleming... for the time being.
Synopsis
A brief essay on the end of the Georgia Straight strips, Boswell's vacation from the weekly strips, and the brief run at the Vancouver Free Press.

Indexer Notes

Half of the essay is printed on the top third of the page (on page 20) with the first of the Vancouver Free Press strips. The rest of the essay is printed below the final Vancouver Free Press strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Check This, Cooper!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Mr. Crabbe
Reprints
  • from The Vancouver Free Press [formerly the Georgia Straight] (July 1979)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 5 July 1979."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The chucklesome part is that nobody knows where Skylab is gonna land...
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Lowell Cooper; Mr. Crabbe
Synopsis
A piece of Skylab falls on Reid's milk truck.

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished strip, drawn at this point in the weekly series chronology. The twenty-first Reid Fleming cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Pencils
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Inks
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)
Letters
David Boswell [as David E. Boswell] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Skinhead! Wanna Drag?!
Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming
Synopsis
Reid gets into a drag race with another driver.
Reprints
  • from The Vancouver Free Press [formerly the Georgia Straight] (July 1979)

Indexer Notes

"Drawn 23 July 1979." Boswell used a completely reworked version of this sequence in his "A Day Like Any Other" story from 1980.

Me And Comics (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
David Boswell talks about growing up reading comics.

Go To Hell! (Table of Contents: 26)

Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Letters
David Boswell

Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Reid Fleming; Mrs. Moron
Synopsis
The previously unpublished first full Reid Fleming strip.

Indexer Notes

From "Sunday 11 September 1977." Boswell used a completely reworked version of this sequence in his "A Day Like Any Other" story from 1980.

Ken Worm & Jerry (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Boswell
Pencils
David Boswell
Inks
David Boswell
Colors
David Boswell
Letters
David Boswell

Genre
humour; satire-parody
Characters
Ken Worm; Jerry

Indexer Notes

Back cover. A reworked version of this strip appears on the back cover of Reid Fleming #1 (1980). "Drawn May 1977."

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  2. 1. Origins of Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  3. 2. ["Next Time You Make Fun Of My Milk-Truck I'll Tear Your Head Right Off!!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  4. 3. ["There Goes That Disgusting Reid Fleming"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  5. 4. ["Damn!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  6. 5. ["Oh - Oh!! Here Comes Trouble!!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  7. 6. ["Brute Strength!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  8. 7. ["It's Captain Coffee!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  9. 8. ["Monday Morning"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  10. 9. ["Day's End... 2:30 am"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  11. 10. ["You Can Put All That Newspaper Away, Raoul."]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  12. 11. ["Payday"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  13. 12. ["But I Can't Miss This Week's Episode!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  14. 13. ["So That's Where I Left My Wallace Berry Shirt!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  15. 14. ["It's Wednesday, And--"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  16. 15. ["The Eve Of The Company Christmas Party"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  17. 16. ["It's Christmas!!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  18. 17. ["New Year's Eve"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  19. 18. ["Second-Hand 'Bargains'"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  20. 19. ["Dear Ivan, Despite your condition I watch your show every week, hoping against hope..."]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  21. 20. ["Why Bother, Reid? Ivan's Dead."]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  22. 21. ["And that was the end of Reid Fleming... for the time being."]
  23. 22. ["Check This, Cooper!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  24. 23. ["The chucklesome part is that nobody knows where Skylab is gonna land..."]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  25. 24. ["Hey, Skinhead! Wanna Drag?!"]
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  26. 25. Me And Comics
  27. 26. Go To Hell!
    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman
  28. 27. Ken Worm & Jerry
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