(1997)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.95 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
44
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
For Advanced Readers
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

1st printing: March 1997. No month of publication given. The comics contains a stitched-in insert titled Modern Cartoonist.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Eightball Number Eighteen • 1997 (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Chance, Natalie Larios, Louisa Michaels, Reny Fleur, J. Franklin. Includes two illustrations from the artist and a blurb for this issue's insert.

["So... after the test is over how long do you have to decide?"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ghost World / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes (duotone)
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Enid Coleslaw; Rebecca Doppelmeyer; Josh; Duane; Mr. Coleslaw; John Ellis; Carol; Dorky Hick Newscaster; Bob Skeetes
Synopsis:
Enid's life progresses away from Rebecca.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Slice of Life

Indexer Notes

Story is in black, white and blue. Final chapter.

Modern Cartoonist (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Daniel Clowes
Pencils:
Daniel Clowes
Inks:
Daniel Clowes
Colors:
Daniel Clowes (duotone)
Letters:
Daniel Clowes

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A saddle-stitched 4" x 6.06" pamphlet stapled to the periodical's spine between pages 14-15. It was also available separately.

Black Nylon (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Cap'n; Shrink; Boy Hero; Nutcase Woman; Doctor; The Hag; The Boy
Synopsis:
The sordid life of a superhero.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This and the following sequence are on the inside back cover.

The Latch-Key Kid (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; satire-parody
Characters:
Latch-Key Kid
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An eight-panel sequence that provides order info for other publications from the artist.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Eightball Number Eighteen • 1997
  3. 2. ["So... after the test is over how long do you have to decide?"]
    Ghost World
  4. 3. Modern Cartoonist
  5. 4. Black Nylon
  6. 5. The Latch-Key Kid
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Per Sandell
  • Steven Samuels
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Christopher Day