(January 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1986 Series
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Price
3.50 USD; 5.25 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson (Consulting Editor); R. Fiore (Contributing Editor)
Color
black & white with colour covers
Dimensions
US magazine size - 10.75" x 8.25" (27.3 cm x 20.95 cm)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First printing: December 1987


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez [as Solano] (signed)
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez [as Solano] (signed)
Colors
S*M Graphics (Color Separations)

Characters
Ana

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

includes a blown up panel from the “Ana” story

Chicago '68 part I (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Allen Ginsburg; Mayor [Richard J. Daley]; Jean Genet; Ed Sanders
Synopsis
Spain recounts his adventures during the 1968 Democratic convention
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Chicago '68 part II (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Jerry Rubin; Red Cross Girl
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

An Introduction to “Ana” (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Kim Thompson
Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

article accompanied by a small drawing

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

Ana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gabriel Solano Lopez [as G. Solano]; Kim Thompson (translation); Carol Kovinick-Hernandez (translation)
Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano]
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano]
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry, my child, I don't know what to tell you.
Genre
drama
Characters
Simone de Beauvoir; Ana; Jacques; Pierre; Mr. Philosopher [The Cop]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first two chapters are presented here.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

production credits, indicia; order form for Prime Cuts back issues

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

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
L. J. Kopf
Pencils
L. J. Kopf
Inks
L. J. Kopf

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A gag panel showing four mice working out in their cage.

Conceptual Squalor (Table of Contents: 8)

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
L. J. Kopf
Pencils
L. J. Kopf
Inks
L. J. Kopf
Letters
L. J. Kopf

Genre
humor

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

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
L. J. Kopf
Pencils
L. J. Kopf
Inks
L. J. Kopf

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man sleeping with a TV set.

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

Edge / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
L. J. Kopf
Pencils
L. J. Kopf
Inks
L. J. Kopf
Letters
L. J. Kopf

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, Spot!
Genre
humor

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

Gaston Lagaffe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Franquin; Dwight R. Decker (translation)
Pencils
Franquin
Inks
Franquin
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yo, Mr. Groff! Here's the books ya wanted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Groff; Gomer Goof
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Gaston Lagaffe is called "Gomer Goof" in these reprints. Numbered #667

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

Gaston Lagaffe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Franquin; Dwight R. Decker (translation)
Pencils
Franquin
Inks
Franquin
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh? That sound! Watch out!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gomer Goof
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #668

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

Gaston Lagaffe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Franquin; Dwight R. Decker (translation)
Pencils
Franquin
Inks
Franquin
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Comin' through!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gomer
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Numbered #669

H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
H. P. Lovecraft
Pencils
Daryl Hutchinson
Inks
Daryl Hutchinson
Letters
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

Indexer Notes

Eleven illustrations accompany the text.

Formerly Bobby Buntrock (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kronlage
Pencils
Bob Kronlage
Inks
Bob Kronlage
Letters
Bob Kronlage

Genre
humor
Characters
Bobby Buntrock

Treasure of the Lost Empire (Table of Contents: 16)

Rory Randall, “the Singin' Cowboy” / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Mitch Manzer
Pencils
Mitch Manzer
Inks
Mitch Manzer
Letters
Mitch Manzer

Genre
humor
Characters
Rory Randall; Maxine; Dick Pritkin; Smitty; Alice; Sy; Emperor Namron; Princess Lillian; President of the United States of America; Will

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

Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gustave Flaubert
Pencils
Rick Geary
Inks
Rick Geary
Letters
Everett O. Nielsen (typesetting)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Farewell: Choke back a sob when referring to Napoleon's farewell at Fontainebleau.

Indexer Notes

From “Farewell” to “Fulminate.” Includes a single drawing from Geary.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Chicago '68 part I
  4. 3. Chicago '68 part II
  5. 4. An Introduction to “Ana”
  6. 5. ["I'm sorry, my child, I don't know what to tell you."]
    Ana
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Edge
  9. 8. Conceptual Squalor
    Edge
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Edge
  11. 10. ["Here, Spot!"]
    Edge
  12. 11. ["Yo, Mr. Groff! Here's the books ya wanted!"]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  13. 12. ["Huh? That sound! Watch out!!"]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  14. 13. ["Comin' through!"]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  15. 14. H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond
  16. 15. Formerly Bobby Buntrock
  17. 16. Treasure of the Lost Empire
    Rory Randall, “the Singin' Cowboy”
  18. 17. ["Farewell: Choke back a sob when referring to Napoleon's farewell at Fontainebleau."]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
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