(1986)

Knockabout, 1980 Series
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Price
3.95 GBP
Pages
68
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Knockabout Comics
Barcode
9780861660445
Editing
Carol Bennett; Tony Bennett; Hunt Emerson
Color
Black and white with colour covers
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US (#1-6); British A4 size (#8-14)
Binding
Saddle-stitched (#1-6); Squarebound (#8-14)
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue's themed stories deal with paranoia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Higgins
Inks
Graham Higgins
Colors
Graham Higgins

Characters
Jack Alarum

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

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Hunt Emerson
Inks
Hunt Emerson

Synopsis
Front and back endpaper illustrations.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Craig Forrester
Inks
Craig Forrester

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Graham Higgins
Pencils
Graham Higgins
Inks
Graham Higgins
Letters
Graham Higgins

Genre
humour; historical
Characters
Jack Alarum; Inkeeper; Lord Lawkes
Synopsis
18th century highwayman Jack Alarum hears a story of a local Lord.

Charlie Chirp, The Tweeting Twerp. (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humour
Characters
Charlie Chirp; Ferdinand Birdinando; Charlie's Mate; Worm; Strolling Crazy Scientist
Synopsis
Persuading a worm to come out and be eaten is posing problems.
Reprints

Trumped-Up Truisms For Scrmabled Eggheads (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Matthews
Pencils
Mike Matthews
Inks
Mike Matthews
Letters
Mike Matthews

Genre
humour
Characters
Doktor Chester Choak; Mike Matthews; Dan Maniac
Synopsis
An investigation of daydreams.

The House Next Door (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Rigg
Pencils
Peter Rigg
Inks
Peter Rigg
Letters
Peter Rigg

Genre
humour
Characters
Laura; Joe; Ivan; Buck; Olga; Sascha; Emma; Nadine
Synopsis
A parody of US TV sitcoms with a patriotic Republican family living next door a family of Godless Commies.

The Encylopedia Of Babies (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Goossens; Gilbert Shelton (English script)
Pencils
Daniel Goossens
Inks
Daniel Goossens
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
humour
Characters
Jacques Boudinot; Blackie; Mr Gringoire; Harper
Synopsis
A TV discussion about the use of babies in film accompanied by sequences from films.

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

The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Look! The Premier of the Soviet Union is paying us a visit.
Characters
Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas; Fat Freddy
Synopsis
What do the Freak Brothers have to say to the Soviet Premier, and how should they convey it?

Wine Experts (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
humour
Synopsis
Discussions between the local winos who hang out in the park.

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced International Motoring Tips No. 368 (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
humour
Synopsis
A look at the unigue and much loved Citroen 2CV.
Reprints

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

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle F, why do humans wear the pelts of animals...
Genre
humour
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat; Nephews; Fat Freddy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you damn kittens...
Genre
humour
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat; Nephews

That Awful Borgia Pope (Table of Contents: 13)

Great Teddy Boys Through History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humour
Characters
Roderigo Borgia
Synopsis
What the young Pope Alexander VI got up to.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Calculus Cat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good evening Boss.
Genre
humour
Characters
Calculus Cat; Sea creature; TV
Synopsis
Calculus discovers the sea in a cupboard.
Reprints

Portrait Of The Artist As A Burnt Baboon (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Irons
Pencils
Greg Irons
Inks
Greg Irons
Letters
Greg Irons

Genre
humour
Characters
Gregor
Synopsis
Gregor's preparation for drawing a comic.
Reprints

Monkey Lust (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Irons
Pencils
Greg Irons
Inks
Greg Irons
Letters
Greg Irons

Genre
humour
Characters
Gregor
Synopsis
What's happened to Gregor's drive, inspiration and enthusiasm?
Reprints

Peter Pank (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Francesco Capdevila [as Max]; Elias Garcia (English script); Mike Steel (English script)
Pencils
Francesco Capdevila [as Max]
Inks
Francesco Capdevila [as Max]
Letters
?

Genre
humour
Characters
Peter Pank; Captain Quiff; Wendy; Hippie Princess; Teddy; Hippie King
Synopsis
Peter rescues the Hippie Princess and the boys, but has forgotten about Wendy at Nympho Lake.

Indexer Notes

This serialisation started in issue 10, is continued from 11 and continues in 13.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Charlie Chirp, The Tweeting Twerp.
  6. 5. Trumped-Up Truisms For Scrmabled Eggheads
  7. 6. The House Next Door
  8. 7. The Encylopedia Of Babies
  9. 8. ["Wow! Look! The Premier of the Soviet Union is paying us a visit."]
    The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  10. 9. Wine Experts
  11. 10. Gilbert Shelton's Advanced International Motoring Tips No. 368
  12. 11. ["Uncle F, why do humans wear the pelts of animals..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  13. 12. ["Hey you damn kittens..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  14. 13. That Awful Borgia Pope
    Great Teddy Boys Through History
  15. 14. ["Good evening Boss."]
    Calculus Cat
  16. 15. Portrait Of The Artist As A Burnt Baboon
  17. 16. Monkey Lust
  18. 17. Peter Pank
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