(1991)

Macmillan Publishing, 1991 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 27.95 CAD
Pages
296
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Collier Books
Brand
Collier Books
ISBN
0-02-009361-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780020093619 90000
Editing
Bob Callahan
Color
Black & White with some Color
Dimensions
8.25" x 10.93" (20.95 cm x 27.7 cm)
Binding
Softcover

Issue Notes

Cover design by John Sullivan and Dennis Gallagher

This is an anthology of shorts from various writers/artists, many "non-mainstream." Notables include Matt Groening, Harvey Pekar, and Will Eisner.

Amazon.com lists a hardcover version for this book, but it's not known at this time if it exists.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Comics Anthology / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Let it Bleed (Table of Contents: 1)

New Comics Anthology / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Callahan
Pencils
Art Spiegelman; Tad Dorgan; Mark Beyer; Dominique Grange; Jacques Tardi; Roy Crane; Bernie Krigstein; Harvey Pekar; Frank King; Kaz Prapuolenis; Basil Wolverton; J. R. Williams; Борис Арцыбашев (as Boris Artzybasheff)
Inks
Art Spiegelman; Tad Dorgan; Mark Beyer; Dominique Grange; Jacques Tardi; Roy Crane; Bernie Krigstein; Harvey Pekar; Frank King; Kaz Prapuolenis; Basil Wolverton; J. R. Williams; Борис Арцыбашев (as Boris Artzybasheff)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Uses "clips" from: "Zombies on Broadway," Ace Hole Midget Detective," "Judge Rummy," "The Unpleasant Subway," "Springs With Stings" "The Story of Man," The Murder of Hung," "Buz Sawyer," "Master Race," "Hypothetical Quandary," "Out Our Way," and "Gasoline Alley."

The Laffin' Spittin' Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Lloyd Llewellyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Qaalude Family (Table of Contents: 3)

The Qaalude Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Letters
J. R. Williams

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. The title is spelled exactly as shown on the page.

My Parents (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Matt
Pencils
Joe Matt
Inks
Joe Matt
Letters
Joe Matt

Genre
biography
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

In My Room (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Peter Bagge
Inks
Peter Bagge
Letters
Peter Bagge

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Can We Go to a Gay Bar Tonight? (Table of Contents: 6)

Life in Hell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Matt Groening
Pencils
Matt Groening
Inks
Matt Groening
Letters
Matt Groening

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Akbar; Jeff
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Raising Nancies (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Cruse
Pencils
Howard Cruse
Inks
Howard Cruse
Letters
Howard Cruse

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

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

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Letters
Chris Ware

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daybreak - a quiet farmhouse on the city's outskirts
Characters
Jimmy Corrigan; Jimmy's Mom; The Visitor; Grandpa
Synopsis
Jimmy finds a cure for a grandfather's old age.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. Includes a small one-panel Quimby the Mouse strip -"That old-time tuba music sure is a gas..."

We All Live on a Garbage Barge (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Dangle
Pencils
Lloyd Dangle
Inks
Lloyd Dangle
Letters
Lloyd Dangle

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Unexpected Journey With Los Garriris (Table of Contents: 10)

Los Garriris / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal; Elizabeth Bell (translation)
Pencils
Javier Mariscal
Inks
Javier Mariscal
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

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

Primitif / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Pinsent
Pencils
Ed Pinsent
Inks
Ed Pinsent
Letters
Ed Pinsent

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This cave interior is filled with a huge painting, a magical snake symbol being created here by warrior Primitif...
Characters
Primitif; Viraille, the God of Sight
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Twiddlers (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mokeït; Elizabeth Bell (translation)
Pencils
Mokeït
Inks
Mokeït
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Characters
Dum Tweedle; Thumb Twiddle; Dee Tweedle; Badtrip; Twiddle-Ooh-La
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

[Frank and the Blessing of Reverse Containment] (Table of Contents: 13)

Frank; Manhog / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Woodring
Pencils
Jim Woodring
Inks
Jim Woodring
Letters
Jim Woodring

Characters
Frank; Manhog
Synopsis
Frank pulls an apple from a tree and takes it to his house. After he cuts the apple open he sees that he's killed the worm that was inside it. Distraught, he chucks the apple outside and returns to see Manhog has consumed the rest of it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. The title is taken from 2003's "The Frank Book." Originally just titled "Frank and Manhog."

Buster in Mouth City (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hunt Emerson
Pencils
Hunt Emerson
Inks
Hunt Emerson
Letters
Hunt Emerson

Characters
Buster Keaton

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Farewell to Charlie Chaplin (Table of Contents: 15)

Charlie Chaplin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Geary
Pencils
Rick Geary
Inks
Rick Geary
Letters
Rick Geary

Characters
Charlie Chaplin; Svod; Neighbor from the Room Next Door
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Public Utilities (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Francis Masse (French original); Elizabeth Bell (English translation)
Pencils
Francis Masse
Inks
Francis Masse
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Tension Woman (Table of Contents: 17)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Schwind
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Another non-linear photomontage piece from this creator. Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Dollboy (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Characters
Jockboy; Dr. Morton; Max; Nick
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Indeterminacy (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Sikoryak
Pencils
Robert Sikoryak
Inks
Robert Sikoryak
Letters
Robert Sikoryak

Characters
John Cage; Mr. Richard; Henry; Brownie; Master Suzuki; Aunt Marge
Synopsis
Sikoryak mashes up composer John Cage with classic newspaper strips. Strips like "Ripley's Believe it or Not!," Pogo, Mutt & Jeff, Barnaby, Krazy Kat, Blondie, Prince Valiant, Peanuts, Jimmy Hatlo's "They Do it All the Time" and others are evoked. The titles are "Believe it or Else," "John and Henry," "No Frills," "Jojo," "Father Paul," "Kitty Kook," "Brownie," "Suzuki, Zen Master," "They'll Do Windows," "The Mad Ad Man" and "Little Guys."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Famous Frauds no. 1) (Table of Contents: 20)

Famous Frauds / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch

Characters
Carlos Gonzales; Don Carlos Balmori [Senorita Concepcion Jurado]; Major; Major's Niece; Senoria Maria Antonieta
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

More Laugh Makers (Those Irrepressible Funsters...) (Table of Contents: 21)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Shemp Howard; Wally Cox; Richard Deacon; Edgar Buchanan; Junior Samples; Joe E. Ross
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section. This books mispells Friedman's name in both the table of contents and story pages.

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

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bud Abbott made his final stage appearance in 1974 at the old actors home in Los Angeles.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Bud Abbott; Joe DeRita; Oliver Hardy; Fred Quimby; Doodles Weaver; Jimmy Nelson; Danny O'Day; Farfel
Synopsis
Brief glimpses of the listed characters in their advanced old age.
Reprints

Laugh Makers (Second of a Series) (Table of Contents: 23)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Arthur Q. Bryan; Mantan Moreland; Dave O'Brien; Mousie Garner; El Brendel; Don Wilson; Frank Fontaine; Larry Fine
Synopsis
Another set of brief glimpses at the last days of the listed characters.
Reprints

Laugh Makers (Wallowing in Their Wacky Despair...) (Table of Contents: 24)

Laugh Makers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jackie Coogan; Joe E. Brown; Bert Lahr; Paul J. Smith; Sammy Wolf; Dick York
Synopsis
Another set of brief glimpses of "laugh makers" in the latter stage of their lives.
Reprints

Ace Hole: Midget Detective (Table of Contents: 25)

Ace Hole: Midget Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Characters
Ace Hole; Greta; Al Floogleman; Laurence Potato-Head; Pablo Picasso (brief cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Ye Olde Vaudeville Days" section

Bums and the Bird-Spirit (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Terror from the Grave (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rory Hayes
Pencils
Rory Hayes
Inks
Rory Hayes
Letters
Rory Hayes

Characters
Pooh Rass; Linda
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Unpleasant Subway (Table of Contents: 28)

Amy & Jordan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

Characters
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Reprints
  • from ? (1980)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Dust to Dust (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Krystine Kryttre
Pencils
Krystine Kryttre
Inks
Krystine Kryttre
Letters
Krystine Kryttre

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Zombies on Broadway (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kaz Prapuolenis
Pencils
Kaz Prapuolenis
Inks
Kaz Prapuolenis
Letters
Kaz Prapuolenis

Characters
Deke; Blind Pharmacist
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

My Ancestors (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Hilvitz
Inks
Bruce Hilvitz

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Robbery / Vol Robbery (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julie Doucet
Pencils
Julie Doucet
Inks
Julie Doucet
Letters
Julie Doucet

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Buddha Popeye (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Roy Tompkins
Inks
Roy Tompkins
Letters
Roy Tompkins

Characters
Buddha Popeye
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Roden
Pencils
Michael Roden
Inks
Michael Roden

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Suicide (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paquito Bolino
Inks
Paquito Bolino
Letters
Paquito Bolino

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Job (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Y5/P5
Pencils
Y5/P5
Inks
Y5/P5
Letters
Y5/P5

Characters
Roger; Roger's Mother; The Boss
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Parfum de la Mort (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Fleener
Pencils
Mary Fleener
Inks
Mary Fleener
Letters
Mary Fleener

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

All Consuming Guilt (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Shaw
Pencils
Jim Shaw
Inks
Jim Shaw
Letters
Jim Shaw

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

A send-up of "Chick Tracts." Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Bad (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
丸尾末広 (as Suehiro Maruo); Hiroshi Amano (English translation)
Pencils
丸尾末広 (as Suehiro Maruo)
Inks
丸尾末広 (as Suehiro Maruo)
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Characters
Michael Jackson
Reprints
  • from New National Kid
Keywords
manga

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Mr. Cruise (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section. This story's title was mispelled in the section title page.

Showdown at Rio Bobo (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mack White
Pencils
Mack White
Inks
Mack White
Letters
Mack White

Characters
Chuck Carson; Boy Howdy; Kid Cyclops
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

It Was Dinoboy's Finest Hour (Table of Contents: 42)

Dinoboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Mavrides
Pencils
Paul Mavrides
Inks
Paul Mavrides
Letters
Paul Mavrides

Genre
humor
Characters
Dinoboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Fun Fester Digester (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jonathon Rosen
Pencils
Jonathon Rosen (signed)
Inks
Jonathon Rosen (signed)
Letters
Jonathon Rosen (signed)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Wonderland (Table of Contents: 44)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Pascal Doury
Inks
Pascal Doury

Characters
Theodore Death Head
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One of the double-page spreads from Raw #5's "Theodore Death Head" story. Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section.

The Junkie (Table of Contents: 45)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bruno Richard
Pencils
Bruno Richard
Inks
Bruno Richard
Letters
Bruno Richard

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

The Melancholy Roustabout (Table of Contents: 46)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Panter
Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Letters
Gary Panter (typeset)

Characters
Elvis Presley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "The New Punk Funnies" section

Vanity (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)
Inks
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)
Colors
Lorenzo Mattotti (painting)

Indexer Notes

Four illustrations. Part of the "Living Color" section

Gloom (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Sala
Pencils
Richard Sala
Inks
Richard Sala
Colors
Richard Sala

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

Jimmy Rodgers (Table of Contents: 49)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lynda Barry
Pencils
Lynda Barry (painting)
Inks
Lynda Barry (painting)
Colors
Lynda Barry (painting)
Letters
Lynda Barry

Characters
Jimmy Rodgers

Indexer Notes

An illustration accompanied by a page of text. Part of the "Living Color" section.

Hot Rod Tales (Table of Contents: 50)

Hot Rod Tales / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robert Williams (painting)
Inks
Robert Williams (painting)
Colors
Robert Williams (painting)

Indexer Notes

Three paintings. Part of the "Living Color" section

Two Covers (Table of Contents: 51)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Charles Burns (painting)
Inks
Charles Burns (painting)
Colors
Charles Burns (painting)

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Two magazine covers. Part of the "Living Color" section

Ocean View (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Loustal
Pencils
Loustal (painting)
Inks
Loustal (painting)
Colors
Loustal (painting)
Letters
?

Characters
Hansi; Full-Bosomed Widow
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

Babyland Babylon (Table of Contents: 53)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Sandlin (painting)
Inks
David Sandlin (painting)
Colors
David Sandlin (painting)

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Living Color" section

London's Changed (Table of Contents: 54)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Pencils
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Inks
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece
Letters
Gary Pleece; Warren Pleece

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People (Table of Contents: 55)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Characters
Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris; Ronald Reagan
Synopsis
An account of the British bombing of Germany from 1940-45, the U.S. bombing of Japan from 1944-45, and the U.S. bombing of Libya in 1986. Illustrations accompanied by quotes from politicians, military officials and the media are used.
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Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Jerusalem (Table of Contents: 56)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Willem
Pencils
Willem
Inks
Willem
Letters
Willem

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War - Some Excerpts from the C.I.A. War Manual for Rebels (in Nicaragua) (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Pencils
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Inks
Carel Moiseiwitsch
Letters
Carel Moiseiwitsch

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The artist mispelled the title, writing it like this: "Pscychological Operations in Guerrilla War." Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

The Black Freighter (Table of Contents: 58)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Harper; Bertolt Brecht
Pencils
Cliff Harper
Inks
Cliff Harper
Letters
Cliff Harper (typeset)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Belfast (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan O'Neill
Pencils
Dan O'Neill
Inks
Dan O'Neill

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Durruti (Table of Contents: 60)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Genre
history
Characters
Buenaventura Durruti; Salvador Segui; Archbishop of Saragosa; Archibishop Soldevilla of Saragosa; Soldevilla's Sister; Plantation Owner; Nestor Makhno; Alphonso XIII; Longshoreman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The "Cockeyed" Cook Story (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Zingarelli
Pencils
Mark Zingarelli
Inks
Mark Zingarelli
Letters
Mark Zingarelli

Characters
William Edward Cook; Carl Mosser; Gas Station Attendant; Luckless Officer; Robert Dewey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Dennis the Sullen Menace (Table of Contents: 62)

Real Stuff / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Eichhorn
Pencils
Michael Dougan
Inks
Michael Dougan
Letters
Michael Dougan

Characters
Dennis Eichhorn; Cellmate; Murderer from Pocatello; Kermit; The Guard; Dickie; Fred
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

34 Penn Station (Table of Contents: 63)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carlos Sampayo; Elizabeth Bell (English translation)
Pencils
José Muñoz
Inks
José Muñoz
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The Law (Table of Contents: 64)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Martí Riera
Pencils
Martí Riera
Inks
Martí Riera
Letters
Martí Riera

Characters
The Law; The State; Democracy
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section.

Stalingrad (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Colin Upton
Pencils
Colin Upton
Inks
Colin Upton
Letters
Colin Upton

Characters
Ivan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

Ticket, S.V.P! (Table of Contents: 66)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Caro; Elizabeth Bell (translation)
Pencils
Marc Caro
Inks
Marc Caro
Letters
Lea Hernandez

Characters
The Foreman
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Tales of Politics and Crime" section

The Murderer of Hung (Table of Contents: 67)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dominique Grange; Matthew Screech (translation)
Pencils
Jacques Tardi
Inks
Jacques Tardi
Letters
Woodrow Phoenix

Characters
Nguyen Thi Loan; The Manageress; Jerzy; Slim Anderson; Cliff Brixton
Reprints

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Supper Time (Table of Contents: 68)

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Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Letters
Will Eisner

Characters
Clara; Joe; Chuck
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Growing Up as Arnie's Girl (Table of Contents: 69)

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Aline Kominsky-Crumb
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Aline Kominsky-Crumb
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Aline Kominsky-Crumb
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Aline Kominsky-Crumb

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Aline Kominsky-Crumb; Arnie Kominsky; Aline's Mother [Blabette Kominsky]; Akkie; Punchie; Leonard
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Binky Brown in "The Taboo Gown" (Table of Contents: 70)

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Justin Green
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Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
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Justin Green

Characters
Binky Brown; Coach; O'Malley; Richard Burton (on-screen cameo); Victor Mature (on-screen cameo); Jean Simmons (on-screen cameo); Beulah
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Moonshine Mama (Table of Contents: 71)

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Lee Marrs
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Lee Marrs
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Lee Marrs
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Lee Marrs

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Grandma; Joyce; Papa; Ben; Aunt Melissa; Sam
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Midwestern Wedding (Table of Contents: 72)

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Carol Lay
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Carol Lay
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Carol Lay
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Carol Lay

Characters
Junior Brewser; Mr. Brewser; Mrs. Brewser; The Preacher; Pvt. Virginia; Pvt. Lloyd; Mr. Lloyd; Mrs. Lloyd; Cora Lloyd; Performance Artist
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The Whispering Tree (Table of Contents: 73)

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Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez
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Gilbert Hernandez

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Doralis; Guadalupe; Ofelia
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The Goat (Table of Contents: 74)

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Jaime Hernandez
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Jaime Hernandez
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Jaime Hernandez
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Jaime Hernandez

Characters
Becky Snyder; Big Girl
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Labor (Table of Contents: 75)

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Carol Tyler
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Carol Tyler
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Carol Tyler
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Carol Tyler

Characters
Mama; Teresa; Jamie Lea; Mr. Toga; Miss Tyler
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Funslower Feeds (Table of Contents: 76)

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Mario Hernandez
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Mario Hernandez
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Mario Hernandez
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Mario Hernandez

Genre
biography
Characters
Mario Hernandez; Brother Anthony
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autobiography

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It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night (Table of Contents: 77)

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Jayr Pulga
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Jayr Pulga
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Jayr Pulga
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Jayr Pulga

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Gabriela; Pedro
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 78)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

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Dream books are a perfectly legal outgrowth of that illegal pastime of the poor- the numbers game.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

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Last week- the main waiting for the bus, buys barber shop sweepings for a living.
Characters
The Man Waiting for the Bus
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 80)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last week- the oracle of the 'blue dollar' dream book spent his day in a self-service restaurant.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 81)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last week- a man was hired to come in at night and print the 'blue dollar' dream book.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

The Dream Book Business / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor

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Last week- the 'blue dollar' dream book was distributed by a man with an old station wagon.
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Dapper John Minds the Baby (Table of Contents: 83)

In the Days of the Ace Rock 'n' Roll Club / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell
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Eddie Campbell

Characters
Dapper John Marvin; Dapper John's Dad; Ellen; Ronald; Miles; Liz; Tracey
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How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist! (Table of Contents: 84)

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Dori Seda
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Dori Seda
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Dori Seda
Letters
Dori Seda

Genre
biography
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Dori Seda; Anton Seda; Mrs. Seda [Olga Seda]
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Keywords
autobiography

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50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Hergé) (Table of Contents: 85)

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Joost Swarte
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Joost Swarte
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Joost Swarte
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Joost Swarte

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Swanpool; Remy; Director
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Patton (Table of Contents: 86)

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Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
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Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
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Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
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Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)

Characters
Charley Patton; Henry Sloan; W.C. Handy; Eddie "Son" House [Son House]; Howlin' Wolf; Tommy Johnson; Bukka White; Washboard Sam; Mrs. Keith Dockery; Lizzie; Tom Rushen; Willie Brown; Louise Johnson; Robert Johnson; Bertha Lee; W.R. Calaway
Synopsis
This bio of Charley Patton covers some of the major events in his life from his introduction to the blues in the early 1900s to his death in 1934.
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What Big Girls are Made of (Table of Contents: 87)

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Diane Noomin
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Diane Noomin (signed)
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Diane Noomin (signed)
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Diane Noomin (signed)

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Hypothetical Quandary (Table of Contents: 88)

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Harvey Pekar
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Robert Crumb
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Robert Crumb
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Robert Crumb

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biography
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Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey weighs what the pros and cons would be if he made enough money from writing to support himself.
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Notes on New Comics Artists (Table of Contents: 89)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Comics Anthology
  2. 1. Let it Bleed
    New Comics Anthology
  3. 2. The Laffin' Spittin' Man
    Lloyd Llewellyn
  4. 3. The Qaalude Family
    The Qaalude Family
  5. 4. My Parents
  6. 5. In My Room
  7. 6. Can We Go to a Gay Bar Tonight?
    Life in Hell
  8. 7. Raising Nancies
  9. 8. ["Daybreak - a quiet farmhouse on the city's outskirts"]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  10. 9. We All Live on a Garbage Barge
  11. 10. Unexpected Journey With Los Garriris
    Los Garriris
  12. 11. ["This cave interior is filled with a huge painting, a magical snake symbol being created here by warrior Primitif..."]
    Primitif
  13. 12. The Twiddlers
  14. 13. [Frank and the Blessing of Reverse Containment]
    Frank; Manhog
  15. 14. Buster in Mouth City
  16. 15. Farewell to Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
  17. 16. Public Utilities
  18. 17. Tension Woman
  19. 18. Dollboy
  20. 19. Indeterminacy
  21. 20. The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Famous Frauds no. 1)
    Famous Frauds
  22. 21. More Laugh Makers (Those Irrepressible Funsters...)
    Laugh Makers
  23. 22. ["Bud Abbott made his final stage appearance in 1974 at the old actors home in Los Angeles."]
    Laugh Makers
  24. 23. Laugh Makers (Second of a Series)
    Laugh Makers
  25. 24. Laugh Makers (Wallowing in Their Wacky Despair...)
    Laugh Makers
  26. 25. Ace Hole: Midget Detective
    Ace Hole: Midget Detective
  27. 26. Bums and the Bird-Spirit
  28. 27. Terror from the Grave
  29. 28. The Unpleasant Subway
    Amy & Jordan
  30. 29. Dust to Dust
  31. 30. Zombies on Broadway
  32. 31. My Ancestors
  33. 32. The Robbery / Vol Robbery
  34. 33. Buddha Popeye
  35. 34. The Crazy Men Roller Coaster and Turnpike
  36. 35. Suicide
  37. 36. The Job
  38. 37. Parfum de la Mort
  39. 38. All Consuming Guilt
  40. 39. Bad
  41. 40. Mr. Cruise
  42. 41. Showdown at Rio Bobo
  43. 42. It Was Dinoboy's Finest Hour
    Dinoboy
  44. 43. Fun Fester Digester
  45. 44. Wonderland
  46. 45. The Junkie
  47. 46. The Melancholy Roustabout
  48. 47. Vanity
  49. 48. Gloom
  50. 49. Jimmy Rodgers
  51. 50. Hot Rod Tales
    Hot Rod Tales
  52. 51. Two Covers
  53. 52. Ocean View
  54. 53. Babyland Babylon
  55. 54. London's Changed
  56. 55. When Good Bombs Happen to Bad People
  57. 56. Jerusalem
  58. 57. Psychological Operations in Guerrilla War - Some Excerpts from the C.I.A. War Manual for Rebels (in Nicaragua)
  59. 58. The Black Freighter
  60. 59. Belfast
  61. 60. Durruti
  62. 61. The "Cockeyed" Cook Story
  63. 62. Dennis the Sullen Menace
    Real Stuff
  64. 63. 34 Penn Station
  65. 64. The Law
  66. 65. Stalingrad
  67. 66. Ticket, S.V.P!
  68. 67. The Murderer of Hung
  69. 68. Supper Time
  70. 69. Growing Up as Arnie's Girl
  71. 70. Binky Brown in "The Taboo Gown"
    Binky Brown
  72. 71. Moonshine Mama
  73. 72. Midwestern Wedding
  74. 73. The Whispering Tree
  75. 74. The Goat
  76. 75. Labor
  77. 76. Funslower Feeds
  78. 77. It's Very Hard to Find Her at Night
  79. 78. ["Dream books are a perfectly legal outgrowth of that illegal pastime of the poor- the numbers game."]
    The Dream Book Business
  80. 79. ["Last week- the main waiting for the bus, buys barber shop sweepings for a living."]
    The Dream Book Business
  81. 80. ["Last week- the oracle of the 'blue dollar' dream book spent his day in a self-service restaurant."]
    The Dream Book Business
  82. 81. ["Last week- a man was hired to come in at night and print the 'blue dollar' dream book."]
    The Dream Book Business
  83. 82. ["Last week- the 'blue dollar' dream book was distributed by a man with an old station wagon."]
    The Dream Book Business
  84. 83. Dapper John Minds the Baby
    In the Days of the Ace Rock 'n' Roll Club
  85. 84. How My Family Encouraged Me to Become an Artist!
  86. 85. 50 Years Ago (The Adventures of Hergé)
    The Adventures of Hergé
  87. 86. Patton
  88. 87. What Big Girls are Made of
  89. 88. Hypothetical Quandary
    American Splendor
  90. 89. Notes on New Comics Artists
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