(October 1994)

Dark Horse, 1988 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1994-10-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse Comics [chess piece]
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Flaming Carrot Version-A from Bob Burden follows this issue


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flaming Carrot Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Burden
Inks:
Bob Burden
Colors:
?
Letters:
Shannon T Stewart

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Flaming Carrot

A Note from the Author (Table of Contents: 1)

Flaming Carrot / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Burden
Pencils:
Bob Burden (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Burden (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial begins on inside front cover and concludes on page 31.

Alas Poor Carrot (Table of Contents: 2)

Flaming Carrot / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Burden
Pencils:
Bob Burden; Gabrielle Greene; John Eaton
Inks:
Bob Burden; Gabrielle Greene; John Eaton
Letters:
Shannon T. Stewart

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Flaming Carrot; Mr. Chicken Pants; Pincus Popnecker; Father Time; Professor Dogwood
Synopsis:
Herbie's teacher is fired for teaching literary heresy. Herbie needs to go back in time to show that Shakespeare did not write his plays and sonnets, but his grandfather clock is not working. Flaming Carrot has one, though, as does one person on the West Coast. Herbie and the Flaming Carrot Team up to battle Mr. Chicken Pants.

Indexer Notes

originally done for Dark Horse's Herbie comic

The Boobs of Avon (Table of Contents: 3)

Flaming Carrot / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Burden
Pencils:
Bob Burden; Gabrielle Greene; John Eaton
Inks:
Bob Burden; Gabrielle Greene; John Eaton
Letters:
Shannon T Stewart

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Flaming Carrot; Shakespeare; Buddy Hackett; Professor Dogwood
Synopsis:
Herbie and the Flaming Carrot go back in time to find out who wrote Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Shakespeare turns out to be an aerobics instructor who goes by the name "Billy Bob" and who has come up with the ideas for Mr. Ed, Gilligan's Island, and Batman. Someone must have helped him write his masterpieces.

Indexer Notes

Second part of a two-part story.

When Lilacs Last in the Doorway Bloomed... (Table of Contents: 4)

Flaming Carrot / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Burden
Pencils:
Bob Burden; Chris Hunter
Inks:
Bob Burden; Chris Hunter
Letters:
Shannon T Stewart

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Flaming Carrot
Synopsis:
The Carrot recites poetry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flaming Carrot / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Burden
Pencils:
Bob Burden (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Burden (illustration)
Letters:
Shannon T. Stewart

Indexer Notes

Ad for Flaming Carrot Stories # 1 includes cover reproduction.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flaming Carrot Comics
  2. 1. A Note from the Author
    Flaming Carrot
  3. 2. Alas Poor Carrot
    Flaming Carrot
  4. 3. The Boobs of Avon
    Flaming Carrot
  5. 4. When Lilacs Last in the Doorway Bloomed...
    Flaming Carrot
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flaming Carrot
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  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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