Blab! #3
(September 1988)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price
7.95 USD; 10.95 CAD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
semi-annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand
Kitchen Sink Comix
ISBN
0-87816-045-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Monte Beauchamp
Color
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors (#3-7); Color & Black & White (#8)
Dimensions
8.5" x 5.5" (21.59 cm x 13.97 cm)- #3-7; 10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)- #8
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[It's Wild! It's Weird! It's...] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Colors
?
Letters
?

Ooga Booga Wooga! (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Drew Friedman [as D. F.]
Inks
Drew Friedman [as D. F.]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad for Blab!

Blab #3 (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by production credits and indicia

Seduction of the Innocent (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed); Fredric Wertham
Pencils
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Inks
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Six-Year-Old Boy; Boy of Seven; Eight Year Old Boy; Eight Year Old's Mother; Ten-Year-Old Son
Reprints

Tex's Bad Dream or The Egg Lady's Revenge (Table of Contents: 4)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Fred Toote'; Tex [George]; Spain Rodriguez; Louie; Egg Lady
Reprints

What the Censor Saw (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Inks
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Letters
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
The Censor; Censor's Grandmother

Bubbling Over (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bhob Stewart
Pencils
?; Howard Cruse; Wesley Morse; Mark Newgarden
Inks
?; Howard Cruse; Wesley Morse; Mark Newgarden
Letters
typeset; ?

Characters
Bazooka Joe; Shades; Mr. Martin; Robin; Mort; The Coach; Mr. Brown; Bazooka Joe's Mom; Hungry Herman; Pesty; Commissioner; Jane; Patsy; Val

Indexer Notes

Article about the Bazooka Joe comic strip and bubble gum. Includes approximately twenty-five sample strips, all small-size

The Final Days of Paul John Knowles (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Coleman (signed)
Pencils
Joe Coleman (signed)
Inks
Joe Coleman (signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Paul John Knowles; Sandy Fauwkes; Reporter Friend
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations

Scenes from Wagandi Island (An Excerpt from a Work in Progress) (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
typeset

Characters
Molly O'Dare

A Date with the Devil (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Inks
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Letters
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)

Characters
Satan

[Back by popular demand! The often imitated but never duplicated] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blab! Dating Depot! / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Xno ?
Inks
Xno ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donna Matrix; Sir Render; Dellvis Messley; Muhammad Maria; Sammy Sleaze; N. Drogynous; Harry Jawson; Mojo Howard; Needlin' Natasha; Backwards Barbie; Seeka Seaman; Acne Arnie; Joyce Genius; Dazzling Dorwana; Dick / Rick Duplex

Comments on Crumb (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 55 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Beauchamp; Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]; Kim Deitch; John Thompson; Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]; Joel Beck; Trina Robbins; Harvey Pekar; Ace Backwords; Savage Pencil; Tom Veitch; Spain Rodriguez; Josh Alan Friedman; Gilbert Hernandez; George Hansen; Don Donahue; Bob Burden; Justin Green; Daniel Clowes; Leslie Cabarga; Chester Brown; Richard Sala; Rev. Ivan Stang; Ralph Steadman; Jay Lynch; Alan Moore; B. N. Duncan; Drew Friedman; Charles Schneider
Pencils
Robert Crumb; Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]; Kim Deitch; John Thompson; Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]; Joel Beck; Trina Robbins; Ace Backwords; Savage Pencil; Tom Veitch; Spain Rodriguez; Drew Friedman; Gilbert Hernandez; George Hansen; Don Donahue; Bob Burden; Justin Green; Daniel Clowes; Leslie Cabarga; Chester Brown; Richard Sala; Rev. Ivan Stang; Ralph Steadman; Jay Lynch; Rick Veitch; B. N. Duncan; Charles Schneider
Inks
Robert Crumb; Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]; Kim Deitch; John Thompson; Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]; Joel Beck; Trina Robbins; Ace Backwords; Savage Pencil; Tom Veitch; Spain Rodriguez; Drew Friedman; Gilbert Hernandez; George Hansen; Don Donahue; Bob Burden; Justin Green; Daniel Clowes; Leslie Cabarga; Chester Brown; Richard Sala; Rev. Ivan Stang; Ralph Steadman; Jay Lynch; John Totleben; B. N. Duncan; Charles Schneider
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bearzy Wearzies; Mr. Natural; Vulture Demoness; Snoid; Fritz the Cat; Quanah; Waldo the Cat; Jumbo; Harvey Pekar; Luba; Archie; Flaming Carrot; Betty Boop; Nard; Pat; Swamp Thing; Charles Schneider

Indexer Notes

The artists give their thoughts on Robert Crumb and his work. Accompanied by a small-size sample panel from each of the listed artists.

Comic Shop Clerks of America (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Benny; Mordecai; Steve; Russ; Dogderbek; Chappy
Reprints

[In This Crazy Issue:] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [It's Wild! It's Weird! It's...]
  2. 1. Ooga Booga Wooga!
  3. 2. Blab #3
  4. 3. Seduction of the Innocent
  5. 4. Tex's Bad Dream or The Egg Lady's Revenge
    Fred Toote'
  6. 5. What the Censor Saw
  7. 6. Bubbling Over
  8. 7. The Final Days of Paul John Knowles
  9. 8. Scenes from Wagandi Island (An Excerpt from a Work in Progress)
  10. 9. A Date with the Devil
  11. 10. [Back by popular demand! The often imitated but never duplicated]
    Blab! Dating Depot!
  12. 11. Comments on Crumb
  13. 12. Comic Shop Clerks of America
  14. 13. [In This Crazy Issue:]
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