Yahoo #1
(October 1988)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1988
Publisher's Age Guidelines
'Mature' Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Kim Thompson

Issue Notes

1st printing: June 1988

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Colors
Doug Erb
Letters
Joe Sacco

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pull up a chair... have a cup of coffee... you an' me.
Characters
Joe Sacco
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Yahoo: The Jaded Comix Bistro (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title page, table of contents, publishing & production credits, indicia.

Cartoon Genius (Table of Contents: 2)

Yahoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Joe Sacco; Stan
Synopsis
Sacco mocks the self-righteousness of starving artists in this depiction of his struggle to make a living as an artist.
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Indexer Notes

Dated November-December 1987

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Stanton K. Pragmatron - Part of a New Breed (Table of Contents: 4)

Yahoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Stanton K. Pragmatron; Jed; Department Boss; Mr. Sweetthistles
Synopsis
A send up of bare-knuckled capitalism as the title character does anything he can to get to the top.
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Indexer Notes

Dated September 1987

The Buffoon's Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

Yahoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
John; Gwin; Friar; Cooper's Daughter; The Cooper; Bishop; Young Tot
Synopsis
A Brueghel-inspired tale about a Cooper's daughter who avoids being burned at the stake when people in the village start defecating riches instead of stool.
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Indexer Notes

Dated late 1986-November 1987

Portrait of an Artist as a Young Alessio Easelsmear (Table of Contents: 6)

Yahoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Alessio Easelsmear; Alessio's Admirer; Mrs. Bottomlessquidnumb; Zeno
Synopsis
A send-up of bohemian affectation in this story of a painter who leeches off a wealthy woman thirty years older than him.
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Indexer Notes

The story is dated May-July 1987

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Edward L. Warren (Table of Contents: 8)

Yahoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Edward L. Warren; Joe Sacco; Gerry
Synopsis
An honest portrait of Edward L. Warren, one of Sacco's college buddies.
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Indexer Notes

The story is dated December 1987-January 1988

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Truth Hurtz- The Mid-70s (Table of Contents: 10)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Joe Sacco
Synopsis
Sacco comes clean with the embarrassing things he and others did during the mid-70s.
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Indexer Notes

The story is dated November 1986

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)