(Winter 1992)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1988 Series
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Price:
8.95 USD
Pages:
148
Indicia frequency:
annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kitchen Sink Press, Inc.
Brand:
Kitchen Sink Comix
ISBN:
0-87816-194-5 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Inks:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Daniel Clowes [as Clowes] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Wanna get your mind blown?"

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

Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware [as C. Ware]
Pencils:
Chris Ware [as C. Ware]
Inks:
Chris Ware [as C. Ware]
Colors:
Chris Ware ? (duotone)
Letters:
Chris Ware [as C. Ware]

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"I'm sure that someday you'll make someone very happy, Jimmy... but you're just not the kind of person I could ever fall in love with"
Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan
Synopsis:
Jimmy buys some candy at the pharmacy. At home, he allows a stray cat in and feeds it a piece of candy.

Indexer Notes

Starts & ends on inside front & inside back covers

Blab! No. 7 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, production credits, "special thanks to's," indicia

Psychorama (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 13 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:
Therapist; Aldo; Basil; Cecil; Dexter; Edna; Farley; Gunther; Hugo; Igor; Jervis; Kent; Lowell; Molly; Nigel; Osgood; Preston; Quilbey; Roderick; Siegfried; Tod; Upton; Vaughn; Wesley; Xenos; Yorick; Zed
Reprints:

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

Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"but first... an amusing cartoon short before our scheduled featured entertainment begin..."
Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan; Jimmy's Mother; Nelson Smellpants; Sparky, the Super-Boy; Quimby the Mouse; Superman; Mr. Johnson
Synopsis:
The day after spending a night out celebrating his birthday, Jimmy's family moves to a new house. Nelson gets fired at his job while taking Jimmy to meet his boss. The family go out on a boat trip. Suddenly, Jimmy wakes up on a piece of driftwood and remembers the ship capsized in a storm. He then winds up stranded on a deserted island for several weeks with only occasional visits from Superman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story opens with a "Quimby the Mouse" strip, which is revealed on the following page to be a cartoon Jimmy is watching on a kinetoscope-like machine.

Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Boxcar Bertha; Bertha's Mother; Leg-and-a-Half Peggy; Rough Looking "Dick"; Virginia Hargreaves; Virginia's Husband; Male Hobo; Franklin Jordan; Doctor; Big Otto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Single-page illustrations accompanied by a text story

Ashes of Passion (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Fleener (signed)
Pencils:
Mary Fleener (signed)
Inks:
Mary Fleener (signed)
Letters:
Mary Fleener (signed)

Characters:
Mary Fleener; Mary's Husband [Paul]; Bill; Celia; Celia's 8-Year-Old Daughter; Bill's Sons; Bill's Ex
Reprints:

Bang (Table of Contents: 7)

Steven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Allen (signed)
Pencils:
Doug Allen (signed)
Inks:
Doug Allen (signed)
Letters:
Doug Allen (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Steven; Ex-Editor; Cactus Plant; Bartender; Laverne Diablo; The Old Fisherman; Chas. Stinchfield; Fifi Doodle

My Mental Health??? Fine (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Leib (signed)
Pencils:
Gary Leib (signed)
Inks:
Gary Leib (signed)
Letters:
Gary Leib (signed)

Characters:
Tsuris

The Shadow of Fred Toote' (Table of Contents: 9)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 6 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)

Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Fred Toote'; Supervisor
Reprints:

Porn (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Laban (signed)
Pencils:
Terry Laban (signed)
Inks:
Terry Laban (signed)
Letters:
Terry Laban (signed)

Characters:
Ed; Father; Mother; Counselor; Pastor; Wife; New Baby; Prostitute

The Bard Must Die! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack
Pencils:
Frank Stack
Inks:
Frank Stack
Letters:
Frank Stack

Genre:
historical
Characters:
William Shakespeare; Lord General Robert Dudley; Queen Bess; The Earl; Mary Sidney; Bob; Philip Sidney; Henry Herbert; John Shakespeare; James I; The Chamberlain; Michael; Ben
Reprints:

Psychobabylon (Table of Contents: 12)

Necropolis Keester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Pencils:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Letters:
Skip Williamson (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Necropolis Keester; Manly Bungstein; Melanoma Obtuse; Emile; Suzanne Sommers (sic) (single-panel wordless cameo); Stacy Keach (single-panel wordless cameo); Snappy Sammy Smoot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Tales from the Land of Plenty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc Trujillo
Pencils:
Marc Trujillo
Inks:
Marc Trujillo
Letters:
Marc Trujillo

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
"Is Jack here?"
Characters:
Bill Dern

Come to Papa (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils:
Richard Sala
Inks:
Richard Sala
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by three illustrations of varying sizes

The Leadership Secrets of Ross Perot (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman ?; K. Bidus
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
Drew Friedman

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ross Perot; Nancy Reagan; Ronald Reagan
Reprints:

[In This Crazy Issue:] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wanna get your mind blown?"]
  2. 1. ["I'm sure that someday you'll make someone very happy, Jimmy... but you're just not the kind of person I could ever fall in love with"]
    Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth
  3. 2. Blab! No. 7
  4. 3. Psychorama
  5. 4. ["but first... an amusing cartoon short before our scheduled featured entertainment begin..."]
    Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth
  6. 5. Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography
  7. 6. Ashes of Passion
  8. 7. Bang
    Steven
  9. 8. My Mental Health??? Fine
  10. 9. The Shadow of Fred Toote'
    Fred Toote'
  11. 10. Porn
  12. 11. The Bard Must Die!
  13. 12. Psychobabylon
    Necropolis Keester
  14. 13. ["Is Jack here?"]
    Tales from the Land of Plenty
  15. 14. Come to Papa
  16. 15. The Leadership Secrets of Ross Perot
  17. 16. [In This Crazy Issue:]
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