Yahoo #5
(December 1991)

Fantagraphics, 1988 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published once or twice a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Kim Thompson

Issue Notes

1st printing: October 1991

How I Loved the War (Table of Contents)

Joe Sacco / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Sacco (signed)

Characters
Norman Schwarzkopf

Indexer Notes

Illustration is based on a photo from the March 1991 "The Middle East." Lipstick kiss provided by Claudia Basrawi. Dated April 1991

Yahoo number five: "How I Loved the War" (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Title page, production credits and indicia

Indexer Notes

Dedicated "To George, Saddam, and Helen." A panel from the "Notes from a Defeatist" story is included.

Wait! (Table of Contents: 2)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Sacco compares the anxiety of the Gulf War media buildup to being stuck in an L.A. traffic jam.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated May 1991

The Human Spirit (Berlin '90) (Table of Contents: 3)

Joe Sacco / 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
Olga; Olga's Groupie; Joe Sacco; P; B; M
Synopsis
An anxious Sacco drinks heavily in a bar that he went to with his friends.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated March-April 1991

Desert Sheep #1 (Table of Contents: 4)

Joe Sacco / 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; Walt
Synopsis
Joe talks to Walt about creating a T-shirt that satirizes the Gulf War.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated April 1991

Palestinians and Other Problems (Table of Contents: 5)

Joe Sacco / 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; German Teacher; Ali; Mahmoud
Synopsis
Sacco chips his tooth when a case full of empty bottles falls on his head. He goes on to briefly touch on the Palestinian situation and a humorous incident that occurred in a class he was taking.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated May-June 1991

Notes from a Defeatist (Table of Contents: 6)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Sacco gives his feelings on the rationales given by officials in the run-up to the Gulf War.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated August 1991

Save Us (Table of Contents: 7)

Joe Sacco / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco
Synopsis
Joe's "open" long distance relationship makes him feel neurotic, while at the same time making his girlfriend feel "empowered."
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Desert Sheep #2 (Table of Contents: 8)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Joe has doubts about the Gulf War inspired T-Shirt he's designing.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated July 1991

Next Tuesday After Midnight (Table of Contents: 9)

Joe Sacco / 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
Fulvio the Italian; Joe Sacco
Synopsis
Sacco plays poker the night before the Gulf War deadline as people's anxieties are at a fever pitch.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated July-August 1991

War Junkie! (Table of Contents: 10)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Sacco is glued to the Gulf War TV coverage, torn between self-righteousness and remembering the true meaning of the footage being broadcast.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated August 1991

Much Better, Thank You! (Table of Contents: 11)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Sacco's long distance relationship collapses.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated August 1991

Think Zinc (Table of Contents: 12)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
Sacco is ebullient while grooving to T. Rex's "Think Zinc," while his friends are subdued. Later on, they go to a club.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated August 1991

Hate is Love (Table of Contents: 13)

Joe Sacco / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Ali
Synopsis
Sacco ponders the hatefulness of the Palestinians who were cheering the Iraqi scuds that were landing in Israel, and why that hatred exists.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Was I Right? (Table of Contents: 14)

Joe Sacco / 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
Synopsis
With the war over, Sacco gives his feelings on the human cost of it.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated August-September 1991

Goodbye to All That (Table of Contents: 15)

Joe Sacco / 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; Ali
Synopsis
Sacco contrasts his personal feelings with that of his friend Ali, whose personal tragedies include his family having to flee Palestine in 1948.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated September 1991

Desert Sheep #3 (Table of Contents: 16)

Joe Sacco / 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; Walt
Synopsis
Sacco's Gulf War T-Shirts have sold out.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated September 1991

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How I Loved the War
    Joe Sacco
  2. 1. Yahoo number five: "How I Loved the War"
  3. 2. Wait!
    Joe Sacco
  4. 3. The Human Spirit (Berlin '90)
    Joe Sacco
  5. 4. Desert Sheep #1
    Joe Sacco
  6. 5. Palestinians and Other Problems
    Joe Sacco
  7. 6. Notes from a Defeatist
    Joe Sacco
  8. 7. Save Us
    Joe Sacco
  9. 8. Desert Sheep #2
    Joe Sacco
  10. 9. Next Tuesday After Midnight
    Joe Sacco
  11. 10. War Junkie!
    Joe Sacco
  12. 11. Much Better, Thank You!
    Joe Sacco
  13. 12. Think Zinc
    Joe Sacco
  14. 13. Hate is Love
    Joe Sacco
  15. 14. Was I Right?
    Joe Sacco
  16. 15. Goodbye to All That
    Joe Sacco
  17. 16. Desert Sheep #3
    Joe Sacco
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
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