(August 1989)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Published three times a year
On-sale date
1989-08-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
?
Color
Color Covers, Mostly Black and White Interiors with some Color- (#1-21); Color (#22 & 23)
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US (#1-18); 7.56" x 10.25" (19.2 cm x 26 cm) (#19-22); irregular sized (#23)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Main Cover image is of Like A Velvet Glove, but secondary images include the other features. First printing: June 1989 (2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD); 2nd printing: June 1990 (2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD).

The on-sale date is the date of publication reported for the issue in Daniel Clowes' copyright registrations for "The Laffin' Spittin' Man" and the issue's installment of "Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Clay Loudermilk; Lloyd Llewelyn; Dan Pussey; Devil Doll
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Daniel Clowes; typeset

Synopsis
indicia and production credits; table of contents

Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron (Table of Contents: 2)

Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Clay Loudermilk; Paul; 2 Policemen
Synopsis
Clay sees a strange and compelling film titled 'Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron' and attempts to discover more about it.
Reprints

Devil Doll? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Pat; Greg; Ms. Nimrod; Dr. Nimrod; Pat's Father; Margaret (Pat's Mother); Bad Bill; The Ram; Ms. Chill; Satan; Moloch
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fred Altegott given credit for help with this strip, which is a pastiche of the Jack Chick published religious tracts and cameos some characters from them.

The Laffin' Spittin' Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Lloyd Llewelyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Lloyd Llewelyn; Emmet Ceeley
Synopsis
Lloyd's philandering has unforeseen consequences
Reprints

Young Dan Pussey (Table of Contents: 5)

Dan Pussey / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Dan Pussey; Dan Clowes; Doctor Infinity; Toothbrush Fukuda; Jackie Roth; Helmut Szucker; Chic Dusendorf; Dick Small; Herm Yunick
Synopsis
Satire about monthly mass-produced superhero comics
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fred Altegott given credit for help with this strip. Herm Yunick is a caricature of then Comic Buyers Guide editor Don Thompson

Puss In Booths (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from fake porno novel 'Puss In Booths'

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

What Is the Most Important Invention of the Twentieth Century? (Table of Contents: 8)

Duplex Planet / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapts answers given by people in an old folks home and originally published in Duplex Planet. This is the back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron
    Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
  4. 3. Devil Doll?
  5. 4. The Laffin' Spittin' Man
    Lloyd Llewelyn
  6. 5. Young Dan Pussey
    Dan Pussey
  7. 6. Puss In Booths
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. What Is the Most Important Invention of the Twentieth Century?
    Duplex Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Samuels
  • R. S. Martin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Christopher Day