Escape #9
(1986)

Escape Publishing, 1983 Series
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Price
1.95 GBP
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Paul Gravett; Peter Stanbury
Color
colour covers
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spanish Roulette / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Vicente
Inks
Fernando Vicente
Colors
Fernando Vicente

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

Sabotage / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Daniel Torres
Inks
Daniel Torres

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

Krazy Kat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have a brave affection for bricks
Genre
humour
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz; Officer Pupp
Synopsis
Offica Pup catches Ignatz with a brick
Reprints
  • From Krazy Kat synidicated strip (King Features) 5/2/1941

Popular Graphics (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Tucker
Pencils
Nick Burns; Judith Findlay; Dave Gibbons; Ian Irving; Dave McKean; Gary Panter
Inks
Nick Burns; Judith Findlay; Dave Gibbons; Ian Irving; Dave McKean; Gary Panter
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Comics in popular culture illustrated by some of artists from features mentioned.

Hip Parade (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
The hippest in comics as voted for by readers. The top five are Steve Bell, Hunt Emerson, Glenn Dakin, Alec and Gilbert Shelton.

Houston, Texas (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jean-Claude Götting
Pencils
Jean-Claude Götting
Inks
Jean-Claude Götting
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Diner dreams.

Overheard At America's Lunch Counters (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Various; Susan Catherine
Pencils
Susan Catherine
Inks
Susan Catherine
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Overheard at American lunch counters

A Breath Of Sierre (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett
Pencils
François Boucq; Milo Manara
Inks
François Boucq; Milo Manara
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Highlights of the 1986 Swiss comics festival with illustrations from some of the publications mentioned.

The Crow (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Eddie Campbell
Pencils
Eddie Campbell
Inks
Eddie Campbell
Letters
Eddie Campbell

Genre
drama; humour
Characters
Charlie; Suzie Campbell; Mrs. Campbell; Mr. Campbell
Synopsis
Charlie manages to say the wrong thing at every opportunity.
Reprints

Music (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Bagnall; Paul Gravett
Pencils
Floc'h; Mike Hawthorne; Gary Panter
Inks
Floc'h; Mike Hawthorne; Gary Panter
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
The collision of music and comics.

Punk Memories (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Bagnall
Pencils
John Bagnall
Inks
John Bagnall
Letters
John Bagnall

Genre
biography
Characters
John Bagnall; Paul Butler
Synopsis
Bagnall recalls how punk music changed his life.
Keywords
autobiography

Strange Question (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Sala
Pencils
Richard Sala
Inks
Richard Sala
Letters
Richard Sala

Characters
Roland; Jessica; Samantha; Little man
Synopsis
Roland and Jessica are concerned about Samantha
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An expanded redrawn & colored version of this story was later published in "McSweeney's Quarterly Concern" #13

El Neo Tebeo (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett; Will Rendell
Pencils
Mique Beltran; Miguel Catalayud; Javier de Juan; Ana Juan; Keko; Mariscal; Marti; Max; Michartmut; Sento
Inks
Mique Beltran; Miguel Catalayud; Javier de Juan; Ana Juan; Keko; Mariscal; Marti; Max; Michartmut; Sento
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
A feature on new Spanish comics illustrated by examples from the artists mentioned.

Indexer Notes

The Daniel Torres article splits the pages.

Daniel Torres (Table of Contents: 13)

Profile / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett
Pencils
Daniel Torres
Inks
Daniel Torres
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
A feature on Torres with examples of his work.

The Inheritors (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rian Hughes
Pencils
Rian Hughes
Inks
Rian Hughes
Letters
Rian Hughes

Genre
humour
Characters
Warminster; Knox; Prudhomme
Synopsis
Long after humanity has been wiped out, their successors discover vinyl albums.

Reviews (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Elliott; Paul Gravett; Alan Moore; Ed Pinsent; Savage Pencil
Pencils
Yves Chaland; Drew Friedman; Harvey Kurtzman; Lat; Oscar Zarate
Inks
Yves Chaland; Drew Friedman; Harvey Kurtzman; Lat; Oscar Zarate
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Reviews illustrated by examples from the titles considered.

Dagger! (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / pages (report information)

Script
Lawford Gates [Malcolm Bennett; Aidan Hughes as Biff]
Pencils
Lawford Gates [Malcolm Bennett; Aidan Hughes as Brute!]
Inks
Lawford Gates [Malcolm Bennett; Aidan Hughes as Brute!]
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Dirk Dagger; Deep Waterhouse
Synopsis
A violent detective on the case.

Film (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett
Pencils
Raymond Briggs; Robert Crumb; Will Eisner; Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Raymond Briggs; Robert Crumb; Will Eisner; Kevin O'Neill
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
The intersection of film and comics with illustrations from the topics mentioned.

Skiff (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Glenn Dakin
Pencils
Phil Elliott
Inks
Phill Elliott
Letters
Phil Elliott

Genre
drama
Characters
Skiff
Synopsis
Skiff turns up at a remote countryside guest house.
Reprints

An American Story (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chester Brown
Pencils
Chester Brown
Inks
Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown

Genre
humour
Synopsis
Americans and their guns
Reprints

Fast Fiction (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett
Pencils
Phillippe Gerbaud; Paul Grist; Jocelin; Lagautriere; Mark Robinson; Steve Way
Inks
Phillippe Gerbaud; Paul Grist; Jocelin; Lagautriere; Mark Robinson; Steve Way
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Small Press reviews with illustrations from the publications reviewed.

Sav Sadness Meets Mr. Death (Table of Contents: 21)

Sav Sadness / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Lynch
Pencils
Bob Lynch
Inks
Bob Lynch
Letters
Bob Lynch

Genre
humour
Characters
Sav Sadness; Rosalind; Death; Sav's Landlady; Kathy
Synopsis
Sav meets death.

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

Temptation / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Glenn Dakin
Pencils
Glenn Dakin
Inks
Glenn Dakin
Letters
Glenn Dakin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you sell your soul for a chance to meet a beautiful woman?
Genre
humour
Characters
Devil; Hermit

Two Sisters (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Lynda Barry
Pencils
Lynda Barry
Inks
Lynda Barry
Letters
Lynda Barry

Genre
humour
Characters
Delores; Delia; Mother
Synopsis
A lifetime fractious relationship.
Reprints
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spanish Roulette
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Sabotage
  3. 2. ["You have a brave affection for bricks"]
    Krazy Kat
  4. 3. Popular Graphics
  5. 4. Hip Parade
  6. 5. Houston, Texas
  7. 6. Overheard At America's Lunch Counters
  8. 7. A Breath Of Sierre
  9. 8. The Crow
  10. 9. Music
  11. 10. Punk Memories
  12. 11. Strange Question
  13. 12. El Neo Tebeo
  14. 13. Daniel Torres
    Profile
  15. 14. The Inheritors
  16. 15. Reviews
  17. 16. Dagger!
  18. 17. Film
  19. 18. Skiff
  20. 19. An American Story
  21. 20. Fast Fiction
  22. 21. Sav Sadness Meets Mr. Death
    Sav Sadness
  23. 22. ["Would you sell your soul for a chance to meet a beautiful woman?"]
    Temptation
  24. 23. Two Sisters
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