(June 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1986 Series
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Price
3.95 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Gary Groth; Kim Thompson (Consulting 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

1st printing: April 1988


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Peter Kuper [as Kuper]
Inks
Peter Kuper [as Kuper]
Colors
?

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Franz Kafka's Fratricide (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Letters
Peter Kuper

Characters
Schmar; Pallas; Mrs. Wese; Policeman
Reprints

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents: 3)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano Lopez]
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez [as F. Solano Lopez]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

five panels from the series are included

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

Ana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gabriel Solano Lopez; Kim Thompson (translated by)
Pencils
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks
Francisco Solano Lopez
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ana, it's not much, I know, but let me tell you once again that I'm here to obey you
Genre
drama
Characters
Ana; The Cop; Salesman; The Fiancee; Indian Girl
Reprints

Down in the Dark (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Night Man; Merphex Bucephalus; The Wayward Hypnotist; The Ape

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 8 pages (report information)

Guys Without Penises (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Douglas Michael
Pencils
Douglas Michael
Inks
Douglas Michael
Letters
Douglas Michael

Genre
humor

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

Minor Memories and the Art of Adolescence / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Maynard
Pencils
Craig Maynard
Inks
Craig Maynard
Letters
Craig Maynard

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a very personal story.
Genre
biography
Characters
Craig Maynard; Mom; Local Pediatrician; Cheryl; Dad
Keywords
autobiography

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

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

Letter to a Young Poet 1910 (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Herman Hesse
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Mr. Groff! You can't pass up seeing this!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gomer Goof [Gaston Lagaffe]; Mr. Groff
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Page numbered #671

Survival (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
William Messner-Loebs
Inks
William Messner-Loebs
Letters
William Messner-Loebs

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Angeldot; Uncledaddy [Wizard Roark]; Toto; Harold George Wells; Tess

Literary Circles (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Thomas

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

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

Script
Gustave Flaubert
Pencils
Rick Geary
Inks
Rick Geary
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guests: Hold them up as examples to your son.
Synopsis
from “Guests” to “Hysteria”

Indexer Notes

Geary illustrates Flaubert's definition of "hasheesh"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (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. Franz Kafka's Fratricide
  4. 3. What Has Gone Before
  5. 4. ["Ana, it's not much, I know, but let me tell you once again that I'm here to obey you"]
    Ana
  6. 5. Down in the Dark
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Guys Without Penises
  9. 8. ["This is a very personal story."]
    Minor Memories and the Art of Adolescence
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Letter to a Young Poet 1910
  12. 11. ["C'mon, Mr. Groff! You can't pass up seeing this!"]
    Gaston Lagaffe
  13. 12. Survival
  14. 13. Literary Circles
  15. 14. ["Guests: Hold them up as examples to your son."]
    Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Samuels
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