Yahoo #2
(October 1989)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
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Price
2.25 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1989
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Kim Thompson

Issue Notes

This issue details the goings-on of the West Coast band "The Miracle Workers" during a European tour. While the band member's first names are used, the band's name itself is never mentioned. 1st printing: June 1989

In the Company of Long Hair (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Miracle Workers [Gerry Mohr; Matt Rogers; Gene Trautmann; Robert Butler]
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

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

I Gotta Right (Table of Contents: 2)

Yahoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
Joe tags along with an American rock band during their European tour.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

I Called the Doctor (Table of Contents: 3)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The band has a few shows cancelled because Gerry is sick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

Looking at You (Table of Contents: 4)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
The story details the band's customs hassles when going through several different European borders.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

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

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

Oh My and Boo Hoo (Table of Contents: 6)

Yahoo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene; Swiss Groupie
Synopsis
Joe meets a Swiss groupie, but his flirtations don't get very far.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988-January 1989

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

Untold Fables... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go now on an empty stomach, while we're mean.
Characters
Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene; Tony
Synopsis
The band confronts their manager when their concert requirements aren't met.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

Magic Slide (Table of Contents: 8)

Yahoo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
The band deals with tour routine and the logistical problems in playing a show while still being able to get enough rest for the next one.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

You've Got Your Head on Backwards (Table of Contents: 9)

Yahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene; Italian Fan
Synopsis
Joe and Gene try to stay polite with an Italian fan they don't feel like hanging around with.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

[”Robert, your bass playing was Einstein...”] (Table of Contents: 10)

Untold Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
A few brief depictions of band disagreements.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

No Fun to Hang Around (Table of Contents: 11)

Yahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
Matt angers most of the other band members when he takes the touring van for a band errand without telling anyone.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

Nothing More to Say (Table of Contents: 12)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The guys muse about their current broke state of affairs.
Reprints

Slow Death (Table of Contents: 13)

Yahoo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The band confronts Joe about his inability to score
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated February 1989

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In the Company of Long Hair
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. I Gotta Right
    Yahoo
  4. 3. I Called the Doctor
    Yahoo
  5. 4. Looking at You
    Yahoo
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Oh My and Boo Hoo
    Yahoo
  8. 7. ["Let's go now on an empty stomach, while we're mean."]
    Untold Fables...
  9. 8. Magic Slide
    Yahoo
  10. 9. You've Got Your Head on Backwards
    Yahoo
  11. 10. [”Robert, your bass playing was Einstein...”]
    Untold Fables
  12. 11. No Fun to Hang Around
    Yahoo
  13. 12. Nothing More to Say
    Yahoo
  14. 13. Slow Death
    Yahoo
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
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