(May 1992)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
thrice yearly
On-sale date:
1992
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
Editing:
Kim Thompson ?
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

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Hello! I have chosen you at random to obsessively pester and annoy for the rest of your life..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Attention Collector! Back Issues (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Part Eight (Table of Contents: 2)

Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Clay Loudermilk; Billings; Geat; Haskell; Dr Wilde; Barbara Allen
Synopsis:
Clay views another strange film
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black and white except for the splash panel which is in color.

The Raging Main (Table of Contents: 3)

Eightball / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Everett Gilmore, Charles Krafft, Don Simpson, Link Yaco, Steve Lerner and "name withheld".

Plugsville (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Ugly Girls (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Charlie
Synopsis:
Observations about beautiful and plain women
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Ye Olde Gift Shoppe (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Grist for the Mill (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Daniel Clowes; Bill
Synopsis:
The desperate hunt for material
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Komic Kollector's Korner (Table of Contents: 8)

Dan Pussey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dan Pussey
Synopsis:
Dan Pussey explains comics economics
Reprints:

Nature Boy (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A wander through a strange wood
Reprints:

Give It Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Synopsis:
What's the point of it all?
Reprints:

Attention, Art Lovers! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["John, how are you doing?"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Dave Greenberger (credited)
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Characters:
John
Keywords:
Question

Indexer Notes

Adapts answers given by people in an old folks home and originally published in Duplex Planet #27.

My Suicide... (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Synopsis:
Self-pity and suicide
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hello! I have chosen you at random to obsessively pester and annoy for the rest of your life..."]
  2. 1. Attention Collector! Back Issues
    Eightball
  3. 2. Part Eight
    Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
  4. 3. The Raging Main
    Eightball
  5. 4. Plugsville
  6. 5. Ugly Girls
  7. 6. Ye Olde Gift Shoppe
  8. 7. Grist for the Mill
  9. 8. Komic Kollector's Korner
    Dan Pussey
  10. 9. Nature Boy
  11. 10. Give It Up!
  12. 11. Attention, Art Lovers!
  13. 12. ["John, how are you doing?"]
    Duplex Planet
  14. 13. My Suicide...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Bill Devine
  • Steven Samuels
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Christopher Day