(May 1998)

Fantagraphics, 1989 Series
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Price:
3.95 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
40
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

With this issue Eightball changes format to a size of 195mm x 260mm


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

David Boring / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
David Boring; Wanda Kraml

The Yellow Streak Annual (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Yellow Streak; Testor Truehand; Tangerine; Crater Carter; Allergy; The Hag
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Faked comic cover that ties into the main story.

Act One (Table of Contents)

David Boring / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
David Boring; Young Actress from Scene One [Emily Ransom]; Dot Paar; Whitey Whitman; Ginger; Lt. Anemone; Wanda Kraml; Prof. from O.U.; Whitey's Cousin; Whitey's Step-Brother; David's Mother [Mrs. Boring]; Testor Truehand; The Yellow Streak; Dr. Ferdinand Karkes; Edwards; The Hag
Synopsis:
David's obsession with an old girlfriend risks his current relationship with Dot, and he yearns to discover the truth about his absent father.
Reprints:

[Eightball- Paring Our Audience to a Manageable Elite for Over Eight Years] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
David Boring

Indexer Notes

A brief recap; three illustrations of varying sizes; indicia; letters from Steve, Bill Weaver, Daniel Farber, Doug Bateman, Eric Nelson.

["I'm Harry Naybors, comic book critic."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    David Boring
  2. 1. The Yellow Streak Annual
  3. 2. Act One
    David Boring
  4. 3. [Eightball- Paring Our Audience to a Manageable Elite for Over Eight Years]
  5. 4. ["I'm Harry Naybors, comic book critic."]
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