Oink! Book #1988
(1988)

IPC, 1988 Series
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Indicia Frequency
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On-sale Date
1988
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
A Fleetway Annual
ISBN
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Close-up photograph of a fired clay model of a pig's face.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Ian Jackson
Inks
Ian Jackson
Colors
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Letters
Ian Jackson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Pigg Presents
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mary Lighthouse; Uncle Pigg; Michal Hamgelo
Synopsis
List of contributors, presented as a cartoon of a sculptor engraving their names on a giant stone slab.
Keywords
sculpture

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

Burp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Banx
Pencils
Banx
Inks
Banx
Colors
Banx
Letters
Banx

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello readers! I've just perfected my brand new matter transporter!
Genre
humour
Characters
Burp; Margaret Thatcher (cameo)
Synopsis
Burp invents a matter transporter which teleports him randomly around the UK.
Keywords
House of Commons; parliament; teleportation

Dumb Ol' Duck And Goopy (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Swoffs
Inks
Swoffs
Colors
Swoffs
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumb Ol' Duck; Goopy
Synopsis
Parody of Disney's Donald Duck and Goofy.
Keywords
Disney

GBH Book Club (Table of Contents: 4)

Oink! Madvertisements / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Characters
Snatcher Sam (photo of Marc Riley)
Synopsis
Parody book club advertisement.
Keywords
advertising; books

Hadrian Vile's Interleckshual Guide To Nacheral Histry, Part One (Table of Contents: 5)

Hadrian Vile / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Ian Jackson
Inks
Ian Jackson
Colors
Ian Jackson
Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Characters
Hadrian Vile
Synopsis
8-year-old "intellectual" Hadrian Vile tells the story of the origins of life on Earth.
Keywords
evolution; natural history; prehistory

The Tragic Roundabout (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Swoffs
Inks
Swoffs
Colors
Swoffs
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the TV series "The Magic Roundabout", framed as the cover of spoof pre-schooler magazine "Fun-hour".
Keywords
crocodile; France; snail

Indexer Notes

First of a section in this book parodying pre-school comics.

Georgie & Zip's Party (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Philip
Pencils
Philip
Inks
Philip
Colors
Philip
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the pre-school TV show "Rainbow".
Keywords
puppets

Postman Pat and his Slightly Flat Cat (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Philip
Pencils
Philip
Inks
Philip
Colors
Philip
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Postman Fat
Synopsis
Parody of "Postman Pat".
Keywords
cat

At the library (Table of Contents: 9)

photo story / pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of pre-school educational books.
Keywords
library

Play and learn with Aunty Enid (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Synopsis
Aunty Enid attempts to tell a story using words beginning with "e".

Uncle Pigg reveals some facts of life (Table of Contents: 11)

Uncle Pigg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Ian Jackson
Inks
Ian Jackson
Letters
Ian Jackson

Genre
humour
Characters
Uncle Pigg; Mary Lighthouse
Synopsis
Uncle Pigg's lecture on "the birds and the bees" is interrupted by Mary Lighthouse.

Star Truck II: The Search for Sock (Table of Contents: 12)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of "Star Trek". "Science Officer Sock" is teleported off the "Startruck Enterpies" and Captain Slog goes to look for him.
Keywords
robots; star trek

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Tom Thug / comic story / pages (report information)

Script
Lew Stringer
Pencils
Lew Stringer
Inks
Lew Stringer
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cor! There's a new girl movin' into the street!
Genre
humour
Characters
Tom Thug; Satan the cat
Synopsis
Tom tries to impress a girl.

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

Weedy Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
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Inks
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eeach! A spider in the bath!
Genre
humour
Characters
Weedy Willy
Synopsis
Willy is scared by a spider in the bath.
Keywords
spider

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Nigel and Skrat the 2-Headed Rat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Noel Ford
Pencils
Noel Ford
Inks
Noel Ford
Letters
Noel Ford

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a posh nosh-house, Nige.
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Nigel and Skrat blag their way into an upmarket restaurant.
Keywords
restaurant

Stage Struck (Table of Contents: 16)

Pigg Tales / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Mike Green
Inks
Mike Green
Letters
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Genre
humour
Characters
Clarence Cranium
Synopsis
A boy with a brilliant memory gets the lead role in a school play.
Keywords
actor; memory; school; theatre

Welcome to the Cowpat County Annual Fair (Table of Contents: 17)

Cowpat County / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Davy Francis
Inks
Davy Francis
Letters
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Genre
humour
Synopsis
Cartoon showing various attractions at the Cowpat County fair.
Keywords
countryside; fairs; manure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Harry the Head / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marc Riley
Pencils
Marc Riley
Inks
Marc Riley
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, Barn! Look, it's Father Xmas.
Genre
humour
Characters
Harry the Head; Barney; Captain Slog
Synopsis
Harry notices a burglar dressed as Santa and hatches a plan to unmask him.
Keywords
christmas; crime

Indexer Notes

Captain Slog from "Star Trek II: The Search for Sock" appears as part of a running joke in the book.

The Truth About Santa (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lew Stringer
Pencils
Kev O'Neill
Inks
Kev O'Neill
Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
christmas; Santa Claus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Greedy Gorb / comic story / pages (report information)

Script
Mark Rodgers
Pencils
Davy Francis
Inks
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you post all those valentine cards you bought, Greedy?
Genre
humour
Characters
Greedy Gorb
Synopsis
Gorb eats valentine's cards.
Keywords
gluttony; valentine's day

Eric Knicker, the Whacky Vicar (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Graham Exton
Pencils
Tom Paterson
Inks
Tom Paterson
Letters
?

Genre
humour
Characters
Eric Knicker; Migel Smith; Ann Toiletroll
Synopsis
A vicar tries not to be put off by a bride with an unusual surname.
Keywords
vicar; wedding

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

Ham Dare, Pig of the Future / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lew Stringer
Pencils
J. T. Dogg
Inks
J. T. Dogg
Colors
J. T. Dogg
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a routine day for Colonel Ham Dare and his loyal assistant Pigby...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Ham Dare; Pigby; The Weakun
Synopsis
The Weakun attempts to steal Ham Dare's spaceship.
Keywords
space travel

Indexer Notes

Also has credit "Apologies to Frank Hampson", the creator of Dan Dare.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Uncle Pigg Presents"]
  3. 2. ["Hello readers! I've just perfected my brand new matter transporter!"]
    Burp
  4. 3. Dumb Ol' Duck And Goopy
  5. 4. GBH Book Club
    Oink! Madvertisements
  6. 5. Hadrian Vile's Interleckshual Guide To Nacheral Histry, Part One
    Hadrian Vile
  7. 6. The Tragic Roundabout
  8. 7. Georgie & Zip's Party
  9. 8. Postman Pat and his Slightly Flat Cat
  10. 9. At the library
  11. 10. Play and learn with Aunty Enid
  12. 11. Uncle Pigg reveals some facts of life
    Uncle Pigg
  13. 12. Star Truck II: The Search for Sock
  14. 13. ["Cor! There's a new girl movin' into the street!"]
    Tom Thug
  15. 14. ["Eeach! A spider in the bath!"]
    Weedy Willy
  16. 15. ["What a posh nosh-house, Nige."]
    Nigel and Skrat the 2-Headed Rat
  17. 16. Stage Struck
    Pigg Tales
  18. 17. Welcome to the Cowpat County Annual Fair
    Cowpat County
  19. 18. ["Wow, Barn! Look, it's Father Xmas."]
    Harry the Head
  20. 19. The Truth About Santa
  21. 20. ["Did you post all those valentine cards you bought, Greedy?"]
    Greedy Gorb
  22. 21. Eric Knicker, the Whacky Vicar
  23. 22. ["It was a routine day for Colonel Ham Dare and his loyal assistant Pigby..."]
    Ham Dare, Pig of the Future
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