(1997)

Jessica Abel, 1997 Series
 
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover features new illustration on front, backed by a montage of art from the comic spreading from front to back cover.

"...or whatever..." (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Report on an appearance by Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of Prozac Nation, at a Waterstone's Books in Chicago, IL in 1995. Includes quotes from the author and several attendees of the reading.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1995
Keywords
journalism

Indexer Notes

Runs on the inside front cover, alongside introductory text.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Over the last three years, I've developed a sort of second speciality ...
Synopsis
Introductory text, including information on the original appearances of all stories included.

Indexer Notes

Text run vertically on the page next to the story "...or whatever..."

Looking At Art Chicago 1997 At Navy Pier (or: "Shellacked at Vernissage") (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Story concerning the 1997 art show at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
Reprints
Keywords
journalism

Punk Pilgrimage, an Evening at the Fireside (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Story about an all-ages punk music club in a bowling alley in Chicago, IL.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1995
Keywords
journalism

The Miracle Tree (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
A story about the Christmas tradition of dining at the Walnut Room in Marshall Fields, a large department story in downtown Chicago, IL.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1995
Keywords
journalism

Camille Paglia (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Story about a speaking appearance by Camille Paglia.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1994
Keywords
journalism

Decatur, IL (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
A story about the town of Decatur, IL, a town in central Illinois affected by lockouts and strikes.
Reprints
Keywords
journalism

Waiting For Douglas Copeland (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Jessica Abel attempts to interview author Douglas Copeland.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1995
Keywords
journalism

Godzilla (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
A visit to a 1995 Godzilla fan convention in Chicago, IL.
Reprints
  • from the weekly Chicago newspaper NewCity, 1995
Keywords
journalism

At The United Center We Stand (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
A report on the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, IL.
Reprints
Keywords
journalism

I Hope That Frog Dies (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
Synopsis
A story about staff reaction to the Monet exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Reprints
  • from the magazine The Baffler, 1996
Keywords
journalism

Indexer Notes

Story originally ran on 8 separate pages, with one panel reproduced per page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. "...or whatever..."
  3. 2. ["Over the last three years, I've developed a sort of second speciality ..."]
  4. 3. Looking At Art Chicago 1997 At Navy Pier (or: "Shellacked at Vernissage")
  5. 4. Punk Pilgrimage, an Evening at the Fireside
  6. 5. The Miracle Tree
  7. 6. Camille Paglia
  8. 7. Decatur, IL
  9. 8. Waiting For Douglas Copeland
  10. 9. Godzilla
  11. 10. At The United Center We Stand
  12. 11. I Hope That Frog Dies
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Christopher Day
  • Jim Ordolis
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore