([October 21] 2008)

Volume
2
Price
28.00 USD; 16.99 GBP
Pages
408
On-sale date
2008-10-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
978-0-300-12671-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780300126716
Editing
Ivan Brunetti; Chris Ware (assistant editor); Laura Mizicko (assistant editor); John Kuramoto (production)
Color
Color
Binding
Sewn Binding Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons & True Stories Vol. 2 (Table of Contents)

insert or dust jacket / pages (report information)

Script
? (blurbs)
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

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Indexer Notes

Dust jacket, front and back. Back contains two blurbs from the New York Times Book Review and Time, both about Volume One of the series.

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

Joe Bristolboard / insert or dust jacket / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, I get to do six pages... whatever I want.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature is printed on the inner front dustjacket flap.

Maternal Type (Table of Contents: 2)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Steig
Inks
William Steig
Colors
?

Reprints
  • from Persistent Faces (Duell, Sloan and Pierce, 1946) [presumably modified for printing on the cover]

Indexer Notes

Cubist face in metallic blue ink on the front cover cover (not on the dust jacket).

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents: 3)

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Pencils
Richard McGuire
Inks
Richard McGuire
Colors
Richard McGuire

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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Pencils
Onsmith
Inks
Onsmith
Colors
Onsmith
Letters
typeset

[Credits] (Table of Contents: 5)

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Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 7)

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Script
Ivan Brunetti
Pencils
Saul Steinberg (illustration)
Inks
Saul Steinberg (illustration)
Colors
Saul Steinberg (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Napoleon! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sammy Harkham
Pencils
Sammy Harkham
Inks
Sammy Harkham
Colors
Sammy Harkham
Letters
Sammy Harkham

Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Napoleon Bonaparte
Synopsis
Napoleon goes to war in Sicily and realizes he can't tell jokes as well as Benjamin Franklin.
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Rocket Sam on the Mysterious Cave Planet Of Zanndor (Table of Contents: 9)

Rocket Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Rocket Sam
Synopsis
Rocket Sam lands on a new planet
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Big Tex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Big Tex Johnson
Synopsis
Big Tex's life in reverse
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I Hate You and I'm Sure of it This Time. Really. I Just Decided. I Thought You'd Like to Know. (Table of Contents: 11)

Quimby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Quimby; bird
Synopsis
Quimby loses it
Reprints

No. 9 (Table of Contents: 12)

Tales Of Tomorrow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jimmy Corrigan
Synopsis
The future Jimmy goes on holiday
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God (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware (tones)

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
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Action Camus (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. Sikoryak
Pencils
R. Sikoryak
Inks
R. Sikoryak
Colors
R. Sikoryak
Letters
R. Sikoryak

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Synopsis
Albert Camus' "The Stranger," told as a set of mock covers in the style of Silver Age Superman comics.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dick Crazy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Michael Kupperman
Pencils
Michael Kupperman
Inks
Michael Kupperman
Letters
Michael Kupperman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm tired of being in this bucket!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Dick Crazy discovers a fly watching his wrist TV.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Cousin Granpa / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Michael Kupperman
Pencils
Michael Kupperman
Inks
Michael Kupperman
Letters
Michael Kupperman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why's this town so empty
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Cousin Granpa enters a town just before an atomic test on the site.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Snake 'n' Bacon / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Michael Kupperman
Pencils
Michael Kupperman
Inks
Michael Kupperman
Letters
Michael Kupperman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Damn it, Snake 'n' Bacon!
Genre
humor
Characters
Snake; Bacon
Synopsis
The police chief calls Snake and Bacon on the carpet for blowing up "half the harbor," but instead of punishing them gives them promotions.
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Here Come Madness (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Michael Kupperman
Pencils
Michael Kupperman
Inks
Michael Kupperman
Letters
Michael Kupperman

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A customer at a kitchen department store asks a clerk for a journey into madness. The clerk obliges.
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He Had a Funny Face (Table of Contents: 19)

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Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor
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Messenger of Death (Table of Contents: 20)

Mr. Tooth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

Genre
humor
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The Tragedy of Satan (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre
humor; satire-parody
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The Nudist Nuns of Goat Island (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Mack White
Pencils
Mack White
Inks
Mack White
Letters
Mack White

Genre
humor
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Thrift Shop Love (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Jayr Pulga
Pencils
Jayr Pulga
Inks
Jayr Pulga
Letters
Jayr Pulga

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ZZZ (Table of Contents: 24)

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Script
Renée French
Pencils
Renée French
Inks
Renée French

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Indexer Notes

Basking Ridge (USA)

The Road to Rana Poona (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Deitch
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Colors
?
Letters
Kim Deitch

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Indexer Notes

The story is in black & white except for the top part of the final page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Sala
Pencils
Richard Sala
Inks
Richard Sala
Colors
Richard Sala

Genre
humor
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The Grolo & Co. (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Bradley Johnson
Pencils
J. Bradley Johnson
Inks
J. Bradley Johnson
Letters
J. Bradley Johnson

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Funny Bunny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archer Prewitt
Pencils
Archer Prewitt
Inks
Archer Prewitt
Letters
Archer Prewitt

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dunno'... ain't nuthin' good...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Chicago Reader, 2002

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Keith McCulloch (uncredited)
Pencils
Keith McCulloch (uncredited)
Inks
Keith McCulloch (uncredited)
Letters
Keith McCulloch (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy shit boy!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry J. Tuthill
Pencils
Harry J. Tuthill
Inks
Harry J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Bullwinkle would have made a wonderful lawyer.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sundays (McNaught Syndicate) 1929-11-17

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Count Screwloose / comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well-well, professor, so you're back from the jungle!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Count Screwloose Sundays (King Features) 1933-06-11

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Dave's Delicatessen / comic story / 0.65 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, I want you eggs to sit up all night and dope out a slogan for my store!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dave's Delicatessen Sundays (King Features) 1933-06-11

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sufferin' sycamores! What an idea!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sundays (Chicago Tribune) 1942-10-25

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Hey Look / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
Harvey Kurtzman

Job Number
3428
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm reading here where this cartoonist...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Genius / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Harvey Kurtzman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Towzer, Towzer!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

[Modern Art] (Table of Contents: 36)

Egghead Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5806
Genre
humor
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Ode To Harvey Kurtzman (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
humor
Characters
Robert Crumb; Harvey Kurtzman
Synopsis
What Harvey Kurtzman and his work meant to the young Robert Crumb and how he's influenced him since.
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Beautiful Girl of the Month Reads MAD (Table of Contents: 38)

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Script
?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (mixed media, signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (mixed media, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of LIFE cover.
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Kurtzman's Mad World (Table of Contents: 39)

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Script
Adam Gopnik
Letters
typeset

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H.K. (R.I.P.) (Table of Contents: 40)

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Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Colors
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Art Spiegelman reacts to the death of Harvey Kurtzman.

A Furshlugginer Genius! (Table of Contents: 41)

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Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Colors
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Art Spiegelman recounts the time he gave a lecture on Harvey Kurtzman with Kurtzman himself present.
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Nervous Rex, The Malpractice Suite (Table of Contents: 42)

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Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

The strip cuts up old Rex Morgan, M.D. newspaper strips and adds to them for new effect.

Dead Dick (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Pencils
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Inks
Art Spiegelman (credited)
Letters
Art Spiegelman (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Existential parody of Dick Tracy.
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Tricky Cad: Case V (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess
Pencils
Jess
Inks
Jess
Colors
Jess
Letters
Jess

Indexer Notes

An avant-garde art piece using rejiggered Dick Tracy art.

Dance Drama (Table of Contents: 45)

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Script
John Hankiewicz
Pencils
John Hankiewicz
Inks
John Hankiewicz
Colors
John Hankiewicz
Letters
John Hankiewicz

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Smooth Jazz (Table of Contents: 46)

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Script
Tim Hensley
Pencils
Tim Hensley
Inks
Tim Hensley
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
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The Plot Thickens (Table of Contents: 47)

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Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Characters
Charlie Bendix; Shirley; Lester; Aunt Norleen
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The Thinkers (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard McGuire
Inks
Richard McGuire
Letters
Richard McGuire

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Drink, Fucker! (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
humor
Characters
Two drinkers
Synopsis
Bar philosophy
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Mosquito (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Primitives
Synopsis
A murder in the village
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She sleeps with Anybody but Me (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
Gilbert Hernandez
Pencils
Gilbert Hernandez
Inks
Gilbert Hernandez
Letters
Gilbert Hernandez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Female Superhero; Kid
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Particular Mind (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Woodring
Pencils
Jim Woodring
Inks
Jim Woodring
Letters
Jim Woodring

Genre
drama
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Artist (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David Collier
Pencils
David Collier
Inks
David Collier
Letters
David Collier

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Frogs (Table of Contents: 54)

Sunday Funnie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene Teal
Pencils
Eugene Teal
Inks
Eugene Teal
Letters
Eugene Teal

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Rock; Mr. Hammer
Synopsis
Bizarre behaviour by frogs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strip was allegedly passed to Roger Brand on a bus by the elderly Mr. Teal.

Biology 101 (Table of Contents: 55)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Burns
Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Letters
Charles Burns

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Keith Pearson; Chris Rhodes
Synopsis
Keith experiences a disturbing vision
Reprints

3 My Eye Land Cyclops? (Table of Contents: 56)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Karl Wirsum
Inks
Karl Wirsum
Colors
Karl Wirsum

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

Jimbo / comic story / 7.7 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Panter
Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Letters
Gary Panter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever had a dream where you knew you were dreaming, but it was so real
Characters
Jimbo
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Indexer Notes

This section is printed in light green-colored paper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Gary Panter
Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Letters
Gary Panter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
William?! Where are you going with that corpse?
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Indexer Notes

small strip running at the bottom of the previous story's first three pages

Bad (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paper Rad
Pencils
Paper Rad
Inks
Paper Rad
Colors
Paper Rad
Letters
Paper Rad

Genre
humor
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[The Anti-Solar Ray] (Table of Contents: 60)

Stardust / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks
Inks
Fletcher Hanks
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Stardust; Gyp Cliff (villain, introduction)
Reprints

MM22 (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Christopher Forgues [as C. F.]
Pencils
Christopher Forgues [as C. F.]
Inks
Christopher Forgues [as C. F.]
Letters
Christopher Forgues [as C. F.]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

Naughty Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Forbell
Pencils
Charles Forbell
Inks
Charles Forbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I feel like the captain on the bridge
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Naughty Pete Sundays (New York Herald) 1913-12-07

We Must Know, We Will Know (Table of Contents: 63)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Rege Jr.
Pencils
Ron Rege Jr.
Inks
Ron Rege Jr.
Colors
Ron Rege Jr.
Letters
Ron Rege Jr.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

Dream of the Rarebit Fiend / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Colors
?
Letters
Winsor McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Give me six ought five three jay.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dream of the Rarebit Fiend Sundays (New York Herald) 1913-01-19

Island of Silk and Ectoplasm (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matthew Thurber
Pencils
Matthew Thurber
Inks
Matthew Thurber
Colors
Matthew Thurber
Letters
Matthew Thurber

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Fervler 'n' Razzle (Table of Contents: 66)

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Script
Souther Salazar
Pencils
Souther Salazar
Inks
Souther Salazar
Letters
Souther Salazar

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Pie Face (Table of Contents: 67)

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Script
Kevin Scalzo
Pencils
Kevin Scalzo
Inks
Kevin Scalzo
Letters
Kevin Scalzo

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Kodachrome (Table of Contents: 68)

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Script
Megan Kelso
Pencils
Megan Kelso
Inks
Megan Kelso
Letters
Megan Kelso

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09/12/04 (Table of Contents: 69)

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Script
James McShane
Pencils
James McShane
Inks
James McShane
Letters
James McShane

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Sunday, April 4th (Table of Contents: 70)

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Script
Laura Park
Pencils
Laura Park
Inks
Laura Park
Letters
Laura Park

Indexer Notes

From an unpublished sketchbook.

September 1, 2005/September 3, 2005/September 5, 2005 (Table of Contents: 71)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Vanessa Davis
Pencils
Vanessa Davis
Inks
Vanessa Davis
Colors
Vanessa Davis
Letters
Vanessa Davis

Genre
drama
Reprints

502 West Main Street (Table of Contents: 72)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Onsmith
Pencils
Onsmith
Inks
Onsmith
Letters
Onsmith

June 1st, 1988 (Table of Contents: 73)

Automatt; Peepshow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Matt
Pencils
Joe Matt
Inks
Joe Matt
Letters
Joe Matt

Genre
humor
Reprints

My Life in a Nutshell (Table of Contents: 74)

AutoMatt; Peepshow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Matt (credited)
Pencils
Joe Matt (credited)
Inks
Joe Matt (credited)
Letters
Joe Matt (credited)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Matt; Matt Wagner; Trish
Synopsis
A year by year account of Joe's life up to 1988.
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My Darkest Secret (Table of Contents: 75)

Automatt; Peepshow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Matt (credited)
Pencils
Joe Matt (credited)
Inks
Joe Matt (credited)
Letters
Joe Matt (credited)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Matt
Synopsis
Joe goes to New York City and has an encounter with a prostitute in a porn theatre.
Reprints

Driving (Table of Contents: 76)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jeffrey Brown
Pencils
Jeffrey Brown
Inks
Jeffrey Brown
Letters
Jeffrey Brown

Genre
drama
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I Want You to Like Me (Table of Contents: 77)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Cendreda
Pencils
Martin Cendreda
Inks
Martin Cendreda
Letters
Martin Cendreda

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Plainview (Table of Contents: 78)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Kiersh
Pencils
Dave Kiersh
Inks
Dave Kiersh
Letters
Dave Kiersh

Sam (Table of Contents: 79)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Porcellino
Pencils
John Porcellino
Inks
John Porcellino
Letters
John Porcellino

Genre
biography
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Beachy Head, Illinois (Table of Contents: 80)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carrie Golus
Pencils
Carrie Golus
Inks
Carrie Golus
Colors
Carrie Golus
Letters
Carrie Golus

Genre
biography
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Halloween was a Blast (Table of Contents: 81)

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Script
Carrie Golus
Pencils
Carrie Golus; Patrick W. Welch
Inks
Carrie Golus; Patrick W. Welch
Letters
Carrie Golus

Genre
biography
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Jack London (Table of Contents: 82)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jessica Abel
Pencils
Jessica Abel
Inks
Jessica Abel
Letters
Jessica Abel

Genre
biography
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Twigs and Stones (Table of Contents: 83)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Cole Johnson
Pencils
Cole Johnson
Inks
Cole Johnson
Colors
Cole Johnson
Letters
Cole Johnson

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Dancing (Table of Contents: 84)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
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Constellations (Table of Contents: 85)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Debbie Drechsler
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Debbie Drechsler
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Debbie Drechsler
Colors
Debie Dreschsler
Letters
Debbie Drechsler

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Some Of My Best Friends Are (Table of Contents: 86)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Diane Noomin
Pencils
Diane Noomin
Inks
Diane Noomin
Letters
Diane Noomin

Genre
humor
Characters
Diane Rosenblatt; Sonia Wyman; Teri; Eva
Synopsis
Diane's friends with whom she's lost touch
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The Bunch, Her Baby & Grammaw Blabette (Table of Contents: 87)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Aline Kominksy-Crumb
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb

Genre
biography
Characters
The Bunch; Her Mother [Grammaw Blabette]; Her Daughter [Der Soferschnitzel]
Synopsis
Baby Sophie's reactions to her grandmother
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Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

The Bunch is Aline Kominsky's self-caricature.

Alike-A-Look (Table of Contents: 88)

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Ariel Bordeaux
Pencils
Ariel Bordeaux
Inks
Ariel Bordeaux
Letters
Ariel Bordeaux

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biography
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Keywords
autobiography

My Mom Was a Schizophrenic (Table of Contents: 89)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Chester Brown
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Keywords
autobiography

Notes for "My Mom Was a Schizophrenic" (Table of Contents: 90)

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Chester Brown
Letters
Chester Brown

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 91)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Anders Nilsen
Pencils
Anders Nilsen
Inks
Anders Nilsen
Letters
Anders Nilsen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, welcome to my life.
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White Death (Table of Contents: 92)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
non-fiction
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Minnie's 3rd Love or: Nightmare On Polk Street (Table of Contents: 93)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)

Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner; Minnie; Bitsy; Tabatha; Richie; Brandy; Mother's Boyfriend; Lance; Gary; Bethie; Hippie David; Doc; Total Stranger
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Indexer Notes

In essence a precursor version of the artist's "Diary of a Teenage Girl" book featuring many of the same characters and events.

Depressed Dora Comics (Table of Contents: 94)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Elinore Norflus
Pencils
Elinore Norflus
Inks
Elinore Norflus
Letters
Elinore Norflus

Genre
humor
Characters
Depressed Dora
Synopsis
Depressed Dora needs to talk with someone
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Episodes 68 and 69 (Table of Contents: 95)

Ninja / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Chippendale
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Brian Chippendale
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Brian Chippendale
Letters
Brian Chippendale

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National Seashore (Table of Contents: 96)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Leif Goldberg
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Leif Goldberg
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Leif Goldberg
Letters
Leif Goldberg

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Near Miss (Table of Contents: 97)

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Script
David Mazzucchelli
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David Mazzucchelli
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David Mazzucchelli
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?
Letters
David Mazzucchelli

Characters
Ma; Steven; Ma'am
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Indexer Notes

Black-&-white line art, with spot gold coloring.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 98)

Jack Survives / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Jerry Moriarty
Pencils
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters
Jerry Moriarty (painting)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good fight coming on. Damn it. I'll try another spot.
Characters
Jack [John W. Jack]
Synopsis
Jack watches a boxing match.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 99)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Katchor
Pencils
Ben Katchor
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Ben Katchor
Letters
Ben Katchor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A dealer in antique office supplies explores a disused corridor...
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 100)

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Script
Frank Santoro
Pencils
Frank Santoro
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Frank Santoro
Colors
Frank Santoro
Letters
Frank Santoro

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As I approached Montreal, I felt that everything would have to be all right.
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Cross-Fader (Table of Contents: 101)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Zettwoch
Pencils
Dan Zettwoch
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Dan Zettwoch
Colors
Dan Zettwoch
Letters
Dan Zettwoch

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The Curse (Table of Contents: 102)

Glenn Ganges / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Kevin Huizenga
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Kevin Huizenga
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Kevin Huizenga
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Kevin Huizenga

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Is There Life After Levittown? (Table of Contents: 103)

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Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Genre
biography
Characters
Bill Griffith
Synopsis
Snippets from Bill Griffith's suburban childhood.
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Keywords
autobiography

How I Quit Collecting Records and Put Out a Comic Book With the Money I Saved (Table of Contents: 104)

American Splendor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre
biography
Characters
Harvey Pekar
Synopsis
Harvey Pekar explains how he quit collecting jazz records and used the money he saved to publish American Splendor.
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Keywords
autobiography

That's Life (Table of Contents: 105)

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Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Tommy Grady; Esther Grady; Willie; Red; Ed; Frank; Robert Crumb; Gary Seiden
Synopsis
The recording career of Tommy Grady and the search for old blues recordings
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Patton (Table of Contents: 106)

Charley Patton / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Charley Patton; Henry Sloan; W.C. Handy; Eddie "Son" House [Son House]; Howlin' Wolf; Tommy Johnson; Bukka White; Record Company Scout; Washboard Sam; Mr. Melrose; Mrs. Keith Dockery; Obediah; Patton's Father; The Chatmon Family; Lizzie; Tom Rushen; Willie Brown; Louise Johnson; Robert Johnson; Bertha Lee; W.R. Calaway
Synopsis
This bio of Charley Patton covers some of the major events in his life from his introduction to the blues in the early 1900s to his death in 1934.
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Keywords
adult

Hunting for Old Records (Table of Contents: 107)

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Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert Crumb
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Keywords
autobiography

Country Music (Table of Contents: 108)

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Script
Carol Tyler
Pencils
Carol Tyler
Inks
Carol Tyler
Colors
Carol Tyler
Letters
Carol Tyler

Genre
biography
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Waiting (Table of Contents: 109)

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Script
Maurice Vellekoop
Pencils
Maurice Vellekoop (painting)
Inks
Maurice Vellekoop (painting)
Colors
Maurice Vellekoop (painting)
Letters
Maurice Vellekoop

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 110)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Seth
Pencils
Seth
Inks
Seth
Letters
Seth

First Line of Dialogue or Text
July 6, 1966
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Hazel Eyes (Table of Contents: 111)

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Script
Adrian Tomine
Pencils
Adrian Tomine
Inks
Adrian Tomine
Letters
Adrian Tomine

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Jerusalem Crickets (Table of Contents: 112)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jaime Hernandez
Pencils
Jaime Hernandez
Inks
Jaime Hernandez
Letters
Jaime Hernandez

Genre
drama
Characters
Terry [Theresa Leeanne Downe]; Hopey [Esperanza Leticia Glass]; Zero Gravity (Charles Joseph Gravette); Monica Miranda Zandinski
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Blue Italian Shit (Table of Contents: 113)

Rodger Young / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Genre
drama
Characters
Rodger Young; Best Friend's Girlfriend; Bum; David; Nat; Larry; Homely Girl; Bemis
Synopsis
Rodger reflects on his youth
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Keywords
Slice of Life

Our Children and their Friends (Table of Contents: 114)

Ice Haven / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Characters
David Goldberg; Charles; Carmichael; Paula
Reprints

Melancholy Serenade (Table of Contents: 115)

Ice Haven / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Characters
Random Wilder; Mr. Knudson; Mrs. Ida Wentz; Vida
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Mr. & Mrs. Ames: Detectives For Hire (Table of Contents: 116)

Ice Haven / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Characters
Mr. Joe Ames; Mrs. Ames; Officer Kaufman
Reprints

Violet In Love (Table of Contents: 117)

Ice Haven / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Characters
Violet Vanderplatz; Dagmar; Penrod Pulaski; Paul
Reprints

Charles (Table of Contents: 118)

Ice Haven / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Daniel Clowes
Pencils
Daniel Clowes
Inks
Daniel Clowes
Colors
Daniel Clowes
Letters
Daniel Clowes

Characters
Charles; George; Violet Vanderplatz
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Indexer Notes

Story printed with black-&-white line art colored with shades of red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 119)

Building Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While I was still in art school, I developed a reputation amongst some of the faculty....
Characters
Unnamed Young Woman; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's Mom; Jeffrey's Dad
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 120)

Building Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't carry that... I can get it...
Characters
Unnamed Young Woman; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's Mom; Jeffrey's Dad
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 121)

Building Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess this would've been the moment in any fiction (if I was making it all up)...
Characters
Nanna [Unnamed Young Woman]; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's Mom; Jeffrey's Dad
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 122)

Building Stories / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas came and went, though, and before I knew it, I was back to work, keeping Jeffrey company...
Characters
Nanna [Unnamed Young Woman]; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's Mom; Jeffrey's Dad
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Sleep (Table of Contents: 123)

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Script
Chris Ware
Pencils
Chris Ware
Inks
Chris Ware
Colors
Chris Ware

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Portrait of My Mom (Table of Contents: 124)

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Script
David Heatley
Pencils
David Heatley
Inks
David Heatley
Colors
David Heatley
Letters
David Heatley

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Portrait of My Dad (Table of Contents: 125)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
David Heatley
Pencils
David Heatley
Inks
David Heatley
Colors
David Heatley
Letters
David Heatley

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Contributors (Table of Contents: 126)

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?
Letters
typeset

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents: 127)

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Pencils
Richard McGuire
Inks
Richard McGuire
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Richard McGuire

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons & True Stories Vol. 2
  2. 1. ["Yeah, I get to do six pages... whatever I want."]
    Joe Bristolboard
  3. 2. Maternal Type
  4. 3. [Endpapers]
  5. 4. [Title Page]
  6. 5. [Credits]
  7. 6. Contents
  8. 7. Introduction
  9. 8. Napoleon!
  10. 9. Rocket Sam on the Mysterious Cave Planet Of Zanndor
    Rocket Sam
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Big Tex
  12. 11. I Hate You and I'm Sure of it This Time. Really. I Just Decided. I Thought You'd Like to Know.
    Quimby
  13. 12. No. 9
    Tales Of Tomorrow
  14. 13. God
  15. 14. Action Camus
  16. 15. ["I'm tired of being in this bucket!"]
    Dick Crazy
  17. 16. ["Why's this town so empty"]
    Cousin Granpa
  18. 17. ["Damn it, Snake 'n' Bacon!"]
    Snake 'n' Bacon
  19. 18. Here Come Madness
  20. 19. He Had a Funny Face
  21. 20. Messenger of Death
    Mr. Tooth
  22. 21. The Tragedy of Satan
  23. 22. The Nudist Nuns of Goat Island
  24. 23. Thrift Shop Love
  25. 24. ZZZ
  26. 25. The Road to Rana Poona
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. The Grolo & Co.
  29. 28. ["Dunno'... ain't nuthin' good..."]
    Funny Bunny
  30. 29. ["Holy shit boy!"]
  31. 30. ["Yes, Bullwinkle would have made a wonderful lawyer."]
    The Bungle Family
  32. 31. ["Well-well, professor, so you're back from the jungle!"]
    Count Screwloose
  33. 32. ["Now, I want you eggs to sit up all night and dope out a slogan for my store!"]
    Dave's Delicatessen
  34. 33. ["Sufferin' sycamores! What an idea!"]
    Smokey Stover
  35. 34. ["I'm reading here where this cartoonist..."]
    Hey Look
  36. 35. ["Come on, Towzer, Towzer!"]
    Genius
  37. 36. [Modern Art]
    Egghead Doodle
  38. 37. Ode To Harvey Kurtzman
  39. 38. Beautiful Girl of the Month Reads MAD
  40. 39. Kurtzman's Mad World
  41. 40. H.K. (R.I.P.)
  42. 41. A Furshlugginer Genius!
  43. 42. Nervous Rex, The Malpractice Suite
  44. 43. Dead Dick
  45. 44. Tricky Cad: Case V
  46. 45. Dance Drama
  47. 46. Smooth Jazz
  48. 47. The Plot Thickens
  49. 48. The Thinkers
  50. 49. Drink, Fucker!
  51. 50. Mosquito
  52. 51. She sleeps with Anybody but Me
  53. 52. Particular Mind
  54. 53. Artist
  55. 54. Frogs
    Sunday Funnie
  56. 55. Biology 101
  57. 56. 3 My Eye Land Cyclops?
  58. 57. ["Have you ever had a dream where you knew you were dreaming, but it was so real"]
    Jimbo
  59. 58. ["William?! Where are you going with that corpse?"]
  60. 59. Bad
  61. 60. [The Anti-Solar Ray]
    Stardust
  62. 61. MM22
  63. 62. ["I feel like the captain on the bridge"]
    Naughty Pete
  64. 63. We Must Know, We Will Know
  65. 64. ["Give me six ought five three jay."]
    Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
  66. 65. Island of Silk and Ectoplasm
  67. 66. Fervler 'n' Razzle
  68. 67. Pie Face
  69. 68. Kodachrome
  70. 69. 09/12/04
  71. 70. Sunday, April 4th
  72. 71. September 1, 2005/September 3, 2005/September 5, 2005
  73. 72. 502 West Main Street
  74. 73. June 1st, 1988
    Automatt; Peepshow
  75. 74. My Life in a Nutshell
    AutoMatt; Peepshow
  76. 75. My Darkest Secret
    Automatt; Peepshow
  77. 76. Driving
  78. 77. I Want You to Like Me
  79. 78. Plainview
  80. 79. Sam
  81. 80. Beachy Head, Illinois
  82. 81. Halloween was a Blast
  83. 82. Jack London
  84. 83. Twigs and Stones
  85. 84. Dancing
  86. 85. Constellations
  87. 86. Some Of My Best Friends Are
  88. 87. The Bunch, Her Baby & Grammaw Blabette
  89. 88. Alike-A-Look
  90. 89. My Mom Was a Schizophrenic
  91. 90. Notes for "My Mom Was a Schizophrenic"
  92. 91. ["Hello, welcome to my life."]
  93. 92. White Death
  94. 93. Minnie's 3rd Love or: Nightmare On Polk Street
  95. 94. Depressed Dora Comics
  96. 95. Episodes 68 and 69
    Ninja
  97. 96. National Seashore
  98. 97. Near Miss
  99. 98. ["Good fight coming on. Damn it. I'll try another spot."]
    Jack Survives
  100. 99. ["A dealer in antique office supplies explores a disused corridor..."]
  101. 100. ["As I approached Montreal, I felt that everything would have to be all right."]
  102. 101. Cross-Fader
  103. 102. The Curse
    Glenn Ganges
  104. 103. Is There Life After Levittown?
  105. 104. How I Quit Collecting Records and Put Out a Comic Book With the Money I Saved
    American Splendor
  106. 105. That's Life
  107. 106. Patton
    Charley Patton
  108. 107. Hunting for Old Records
  109. 108. Country Music
  110. 109. Waiting
  111. 110. ["July 6, 1966"]
  112. 111. Hazel Eyes
  113. 112. Jerusalem Crickets
  114. 113. Blue Italian Shit
    Rodger Young
  115. 114. Our Children and their Friends
    Ice Haven
  116. 115. Melancholy Serenade
    Ice Haven
  117. 116. Mr. & Mrs. Ames: Detectives For Hire
    Ice Haven
  118. 117. Violet In Love
    Ice Haven
  119. 118. Charles
    Ice Haven
  120. 119. ["While I was still in art school, I developed a reputation amongst some of the faculty...."]
    Building Stories
  121. 120. ["Don't carry that... I can get it..."]
    Building Stories
  122. 121. ["I guess this would've been the moment in any fiction (if I was making it all up)..."]
    Building Stories
  123. 122. ["Christmas came and went, though, and before I knew it, I was back to work, keeping Jeffrey company..."]
    Building Stories
  124. 123. Sleep
  125. 124. Portrait of My Mom
  126. 125. Portrait of My Dad
  127. 126. Contributors
  128. 127. [Endpapers]
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