(April 2003)

Random House, 2003 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
17.95 USD; 26.95 CAD
Pages:
392
On-sale date:
2003-04-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Brand:
?
ISBN:
978-0-375-71454-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9780375714542 51795
Editing:
Chip Kidd [as Chas. I. Kidd]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8" x 6.5" (20.32 cm x 16.51 cm)
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Corrigan / cover / 1.52 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware
Letters:
Chris Ware

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

wraps around into part of the back cover

General Instructions (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A mock introduction into the reading of comics, divided into five sections. Includes an "exam" and two tiny illustrations.

New Pictorial Language Makes Marks (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Quimby the Mouse
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A mock academic article from the "Journal of Liberal Arts Degrees" extolling the progress of "pictorial linguistics." Accompanied by a Quimby the Mouse diagram.

Popular Press Easily Duped (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 0.68 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Quotes from Time, The Chicago Tribune, The Village Voice Literary Supplement, The Onion, Entertainment Weekly, Mother Jones, Matt Groening, The Boston Herald, The Detroit Free Press, Wired, The Arkansas Democrat Gazette, The Hartford Courant, The Virginia Pilot, The Madison Daily Cardinal, The Dallas Morning News, The Nashville Scene, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Seattle Stranger, The Silicon Valley Metro, The Washington City Paper, The Wall Street Journal, Ted Rall, The Washington Post, Robert Cook (from the Comics Journal message board), The London Independent, Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, David Sedaris, San Jose Mercury News, The Omaha World Herald, The New York Times, The Boston Sunday Globe, The LA Times Book Review, The London Review of Books, The John Hopkins News-Letter, Time Out, CNN and BBC Newsnight.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 1.32 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan
Synopsis:
A complex two-page diagram that covers Jimmy Corrigan's family tree, his nineteenth century ancestors, his comic book collection, the layout of his house, the history of Chicago as well as the Earth and its relation to the Sun and other planets.
Reprints:

Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth (Table of Contents: 5)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 382 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Corrigan; Jimmy's Mom [Estelle]; Super-Man; Peggy; Jack; Jimmy's Dad [James William Corrigan]; Amos; Billy; Avery; Jimmy's Great Grandfather [William Corrigan]; Young Salesman Newsboy; Jimmy's Grandfather [James Reed Corrigan]; Jimmy's Great Great Grandmother [Marianne]; Matthew McClintock; William's Doctor; Andrew; Cheryl; Amy Corrigan; Mortician; Miss McGinty; Kinney; Phillip Stewart; Phillip's Mother; Marie; Phillip's Father; The Maid; Antonio; Culbert; Dr. Smith; Dr. Wilson; Kevin; Stephanie; Howard Johnson; Tammy; Mrs. Nelson
Reprints:

Corrigenda (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Ware
Pencils:
Chris Ware
Inks:
Chris Ware
Colors:
Chris Ware (duotone)
Letters:
Chris Ware

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Background details on how the story and book came into being. Accompanied by thirteen small drawings.

["Rise and shine, Mrs. Nelson."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Corrigan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Amy Corrigan
Synopsis:
Amy attends patients at the hospital during Thanksgiving.

Indexer Notes

Ends on the inside back cover.

["Somewhere near Hong Kong:"] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.48 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Chris Ware
Synopsis:
A strip detailing the life of a "Jimmy the Corrigan" book from the printing press to the bookstore to Chris Ware's house.

Indexer Notes

On the back cover

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  2. 1. General Instructions
  3. 2. New Pictorial Language Makes Marks
  4. 3. Popular Press Easily Duped
  5. 4. [untitled]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  6. 5. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
    Jimmy Corrigan
  7. 6. Corrigenda
  8. 7. ["Rise and shine, Mrs. Nelson."]
    Jimmy Corrigan
  9. 8. ["Somewhere near Hong Kong:"]
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