Cerebus #2 - High Society [First Printing]
(June 1986)

Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1986 Series
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Price
25.00 USD; 28.00 CAD
Pages
516
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
Brand
Aardvark-Vanaheim Inc.
ISBN
0-919359-07-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Dave Sim
Color
Color Covers (#13-16); Black and White Interiors
Dimensions
7 1/2" x 10"
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Cerebus (Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1977 series) #26-50.

First printing June 1986
Second printing November 1987
Third printing January 1991
Fourth printing June 1992
Fifth printing September 1993
Sixth printing May 1995
Seventh printing November 1997

The first printing is unnumbered.


High Society (Table of Contents)

Cerebus / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Cerebus
Reprints

High Society (Table of Contents: 1)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Cerebus enters Iest where he finds he has political power as Lord Julius' Kitchen staff supervisor.
Reprints

Kidnapping of an Aardvark (Table of Contents: 2)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Dirty Fleagle McGrew; Dirty Drew McGrew
Synopsis
The McGrews kidnap Cerebus and hold him for ransom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The rules to Diamondback included.

Mind Game II (Table of Contents: 3)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Suenteus Po; Cirinists; Kevilists
Synopsis
Cerebus hallucinates. Po explains politics.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is a puzzle. You have to cut up the book to put it together?

Repercussions (Table of Contents: 4)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Regency Elf (introduction); Dirty Fleagle; Dirty Drew
Synopsis
Cerebus attempts to payback his ransom.
Reprints

Debts (Table of Contents: 5)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Regency Elf; Prime Minister of Iest; Moon Roach
Synopsis
Cerebus goes into the blackmail business.
Reprints

Chasing Cootie (Table of Contents: 6)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach; Astoria (2nd appearance-after Swords of Cerebus #3); Regency Elf
Reprints

Alliance (Table of Contents: 7)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach; Astoria; Regency Elf
Synopsis
Cerebus entrusts his finances to Astoria.
Reprints

Friction (Table of Contents: 8)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach; Astoria; Regency Elf
Reprints

Three Days Before (Table of Contents: 9)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach; Astoria; Regency Elf; Elrod; Bran MacMufin
Synopsis
Lord Julius announces Cerebus is being replaced by Elrod.
Reprints

Two Days Before (Table of Contents: 10)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Elrod; Bran MacMufin; Prime Minister; Lord Julius
Reprints

The Night Before (Table of Contents: 11)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jaka
Synopsis
Jaka reminds Cerebus of his past.
Reprints

It's Showtime (Table of Contents: 12)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Bran MacMufin; the artist
Synopsis
Petuniacon begins. Cerebus discovers Astoria is Lord Julius' ex-wife.
Reprints

Petuniacon Day Two (Table of Contents: 13)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jaka; Elrod; Astoria; Lord Julius
Reprints

The Ambassador Suite (Table of Contents: 14)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Lord Julius; Dirty Drew; Dirty Fleagle; Moon Roach; Elrod; Regency Elf
Reprints

Campaign (Table of Contents: 15)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Bran MacMufin; Dirty Drew; Dirty Fleagle; Moon Roach; Abess of Goodabbey (introduction)
Synopsis
Cerebus begins his campaign for Prime Minister.
Reprints

Goat (Table of Contents: 16)

Cerebus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
the Abbess; Lord Julius
Synopsis
Lord Julius tries to get the Abbess to back his goat for Prime Minister.
Reprints

Heroes (Table of Contents: 17)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Regency Elf; Moon Roach; Astoria; Bran MacMufin; Theresa (introduction)
Reprints

Campaign's End (Table of Contents: 18)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Regency Elf; Moon Roach; Astoria; Bran MacMufin; Lord Rodney of Oldcastle (introduction)
Reprints

Election Night (Table of Contents: 19)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Regency Elf; Moon Roach; Astoria; Bran MacMufin; Elrod; Lord Julius
Synopsis
The election is a tie.
Reprints

The Deciding Vote (Table of Contents: 20)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach [as Sgt Preston]; Astoria; Lord Stormsend
Synopsis
Cerebus searches for one more vote. Astoria and the Roach get drunk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

The Bureacratic Rebellion [Cerebus' Six Crises #1] (Table of Contents: 21)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Moon Roach; Astoria; Bran MacMufin: Regency Elf
Synopsis
Cerebus declares war on Lower Felda.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

A Night In Iest or Summit Enchanted Evening [Cerebus' Six Crises #2] (Table of Contents: 22)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Lord Julius; Duke Leonardi of New Sepra (intro); Moon Roach; Astoria; Arnold the Isshurian
Synopsis
Cerebus invades New Sepra.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

Balances [Cerebus' Six Crises #3] (Table of Contents: 23)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Moon Roach [as Sgt Preston]; Arnold the Isshurian; Bran MacMufin
Synopsis
Iest is invaded by the Hsiffies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

Upstairs Downstairs [Cerebus' Six Crisis #4] (Table of Contents: 24)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jaka; Moon Roach [as Sgt Preston]; Jaka; Arnold the Isshurian; Astoria
Synopsis
Jaka leaves Cerebus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

The Last Stand [Cerebus' Six Crises #6] (Table of Contents: 25)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria: Lord Julius; Moon Roach [as Sgt Preston]
Synopsis
Cerebus faces the invasion single-handedly.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story "rotates".

Denoument [Cerebus' Six Crises #6] (Table of Contents: 26)

Cerebus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Sim
Pencils
Dave Sim
Inks
Dave Sim
Letters
Dave Sim

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Astoria; Regency Elf
Synopsis
Cerebus walks out on Astoria.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Printed sideways.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. High Society
    Cerebus
  2. 1. High Society
    Cerebus
  3. 2. Kidnapping of an Aardvark
    Cerebus
  4. 3. Mind Game II
    Cerebus
  5. 4. Repercussions
    Cerebus
  6. 5. Debts
    Cerebus
  7. 6. Chasing Cootie
    Cerebus
  8. 7. Alliance
    Cerebus
  9. 8. Friction
    Cerebus
  10. 9. Three Days Before
    Cerebus
  11. 10. Two Days Before
    Cerebus
  12. 11. The Night Before
    Cerebus
  13. 12. It's Showtime
    Cerebus
  14. 13. Petuniacon Day Two
    Cerebus
  15. 14. The Ambassador Suite
    Cerebus
  16. 15. Campaign
    Cerebus
  17. 16. Goat
    Cerebus
  18. 17. Heroes
    Cerebus
  19. 18. Campaign's End
    Cerebus
  20. 19. Election Night
    Cerebus
  21. 20. The Deciding Vote
    Cerebus
  22. 21. The Bureacratic Rebellion [Cerebus' Six Crises #1]
    Cerebus
  23. 22. A Night In Iest or Summit Enchanted Evening [Cerebus' Six Crises #2]
    Cerebus
  24. 23. Balances [Cerebus' Six Crises #3]
    Cerebus
  25. 24. Upstairs Downstairs [Cerebus' Six Crisis #4]
    Cerebus
  26. 25. The Last Stand [Cerebus' Six Crises #6]
    Cerebus
  27. 26. Denoument [Cerebus' Six Crises #6]
    Cerebus
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