(December 1986)

Fantagraphics, 1985 Series
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Price
2.25 USD; 3.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
published thrice yearly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Recommended for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
Editing
Gary Groth (credited) (editorial co-ordinator)

Issue Notes

1st printing: July 1986; 2nd printing: February 1993 (2.50 USD; 3.25 CAD)
This issue has variants:

The Rise and Fall of Zoove Groover! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Colors
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge); Dave Nelson (credited) (color separations)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)

Genre
humor
Characters
Zoove Groover
Reprints

Letters (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (credited)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (credited)
Inks
Peter Bagge (credited)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Bagge editorial is accompanied by two tiny illustrations and letters from Linda Crothers; Chris Ellington; Vernon L. Wiley (Chicago); Jennifer Lerew (Los Angeles); Michael Dougan; Brent Bosler (San Diego); David Schwartz (Burbank, CA). The first page is on the inside front cover and continues after the final story on page thirty-one.

Life's a Bitch and Then You Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

Chet & Bunny Leeway / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Chet Leeway; Bunny Leeway; Alfonse; Darleen; Manager
Synopsis
Chet has a day out at the mall.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bagge wasn't able to create suitable names for the lead characters with this their debut story. He started a "Name These Two Cartoon Characters!" contest in this issue's letters page in order to resolve this. The contest results were announced the following issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Girly-Girl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, can you do this?
Genre
humor
Characters
Girly-Girl
Synopsis
Girly-Girl does contortion tricks.
Reprints

Fun With Girly-Girl (Table of Contents: 4)

Girly-Girl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)

Genre
humor
Characters
Girly-Girl
Synopsis
Girly-Girl does impersonations.
Reprints

The Fall and Rise of Zoove Groover (Table of Contents: 5)

Zoove Groover / text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge
Pencils
Peter Bagge
Inks
Peter Bagge
Letters
Peter Bagge; typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Zoove Groover
Synopsis
The life story of Zoove Groover
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told in articles, press releases and other faked forms of print media. Includes some illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Studs Kirby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed as P. Bagge)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh-oh, here comes ol' "Ack-Ack" Addison!
Genre
humor
Characters
Studs Kirby; Tate; Ack-Ack Addison
Synopsis
Ack-Ack can't get his point across.
Reprints

The Road to Manhood (Table of Contents: 7)

Junior / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bagge (signed)
Pencils
Peter Bagge (signed)
Inks
Peter Bagge (signed)
Letters
Peter Bagge (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Junior; Frank; Larry Silverman; Eddie; Eddie's associate; Junior's mother
Synopsis
Junior needs rent money, so does a job for Larry Silverman.
Reprints

If You've Enjoyed Reading This Magazine... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rise and Fall of Zoove Groover!
  2. 1. Letters
  3. 2. Life's a Bitch and Then You Die!
    Chet & Bunny Leeway
  4. 3. ["Hey, can you do this?"]
    Girly-Girl
  5. 4. Fun With Girly-Girl
    Girly-Girl
  6. 5. The Fall and Rise of Zoove Groover
    Zoove Groover
  7. 6. ["Uh-oh, here comes ol' "Ack-Ack" Addison!"]
    Studs Kirby
  8. 7. The Road to Manhood
    Junior
  9. 8. If You've Enjoyed Reading This Magazine...
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
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