(August 1991)

Fantagraphics, 1991 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The cover month of publication (July) contradicts the indicia. Comic contains considerable text content. First printing: July 1991; Print run: 1800 copies


["Hello"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo [as Steinman Goldfarberg]
Pencils:
Scott Russo [as Steinman Goldfarberg]
Inks:
Scott Russo [as Steinman Goldfarberg]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Scott Russo [as Steinman Goldfarberg]

Genre:
biography

Spreading Warmth and Joy Since 1990 (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

With indicia at bottom

Editorial (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo [as Scotte Russow]; John Donne
Pencils:
Scott Russo [as Scotte Russow]
Inks:
Scott Russo [as Scotte Russow]
Letters:
Scott Russo [as Scotte Russow]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Russo rants against John Donne's "No Man is an Island"

Hey Kids! Time to Play Alienate Your Publisher (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Russo mocks the blurb for Jizz #6 in the June 1991 Fantagraphics "Coming Attractions" flyer. A small-size image of the rejected cover for this issue is also included.

Al Hackendola (Fictitious Teacher of a Certain Fictitious Art School's Cartooning Dept.) (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fanboy; Al Hackendola; Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Comments on artistic integrity and the work ethic involved in mainstream comics
Keywords:
Rant

["God, I'm so horny... I wish I could find a fat bitter comic artist who would sleep with me."] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
James Brady (photo); Michael Dukakis (photo); George Plimpton (photo); Dan Rather (photo); Bryant Gumbel (photo); Jane Pauley (photo); Willard Scott (photo)
Synopsis:
Nine blurbs combined with assorted photos

The Magic Eightball (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Woman; Dog; The President
Synopsis:
Assorted inexplicable happenings and comments

Indexer Notes

Pastiche of Eightball

Actual Dreams I've Had (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor

Kooky! (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Four text clippings and a few illustrations from oddball publications, most of them racist

Indexer Notes

"Special thanks to Jim Blanchard for sharing this material with me"

PBS Roundtable Discussion (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Discussion about AIDS

State of New Hampshire - Live Free or Die (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Glenn Westrom (photo collage)
Inks:
Glenn Westrom (photo collage)
Letters:
typeset

["I went to see a doctor about two years ago. He wasn't your ordinary M.D."] (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Doctor; Chiropractor; Scott Russo
Synopsis:
A strange experience at a doctor's office.

To Anyone Who Gives a Shit I Have the Following Mini-Comics for Sale (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gilligan's Island (A Heavily Symbolic Allegory for the Human Condition) (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
"A play in one act"

The World's Angriest Cartoonist (Table of Contents: 14)

Scott Russo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Scott Russo
Synopsis:
Scott doesn't like the books he bought
Keywords:
Rant

More Guns Less Nuns (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Mock-ad for an anti-nun rally

["If you've ever worked for the city you surely know about all the odd drawings and jokes that get passed around..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo; ?
Letters:
Scott Russo; typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Russo shows a humorous "Astrological Sign Analysis" horoscope he found on the office fax machine.

["The door slams shut loudly behind me as I climb the cracked stone staircase to the street."] (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a single illustration

The Classifieds (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Scott Russo's Jizzbag (Table of Contents: 19)

letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Indexer Notes

Letters from Justin Boise, Karin Falcone, George Maranville (a.k.a. Brother George), Laurence Sutherland, Cynthia McGarvie, J.J. Garland, Tamara and "Your Loving Daughter"

Etc. (Table of Contents: 20)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
George Herbert Walker Bush (photo); Gary Groth (photo); Ed Sullivan (photo)

["Step one: repeat: the art director is your friend... the art director is your friend..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Letters:
Scott Russo

Characters:
Scott Russo

[Lincoln] (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Russo
Pencils:
Scott Russo
Inks:
Scott Russo
Colors:
?

Characters:
Abraham Lincoln

Indexer Notes

Illustration on back cover.