(1988)

Little, Brown, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
7.95 USD; 10.95 CAD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1988
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Brand
LB Little, Brown
ISBN
0-316-10735-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780316107358 90000
Editing
?
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
10" x 9"
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
squarebound; softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A.

Bloom County strip reprints.

Other printings may exist.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bloom County / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Berke Breathed; Jim Newport
Inks
Berke Breathed; Jim Newport
Colors
Berke Breathed; Jim Newport

Genre
humor
Characters
Opus; George Bush [George H. W. Bush] [George Herbert Walker Bush]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tales Too Ticklish to Tell

Indexer Notes

Half-title page

Bloom County Books by Berke Breathed (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Berke Breathed
Inks
Berke Breathed
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tales Too Ticklish to Tell
Characters
Opus

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter

Introduction (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Mikhail Gorbachev]
Pencils
? (photo); ? (doodle) [as Mikhail Gorbachev]
Inks
? (photo); ? (doodle) [as Mikhail Gorbachev]
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ronald Reagan; Mikhail Gorbachev

Indexer Notes

Spoof introduction, purportedly from Gorbachev

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bloom County / comic story / 122 pages (report information)

Script
Berke Breathed
Pencils
Berke Breathed
Inks
Berke Breathed
Colors
?
Letters
Berke Breathed

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Opus; Milo; Binkley; Portnoy; Binkley's dad; Steve Dallas; Steve's mom; police; aliens; members of Congress; Cutter John; Lola Granola; W. A. Thornhump; Bill the Cat; Oliver Wendell Jones; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones; Basselope
Reprints
  • from Bloom County dailies and Sundays (Washington Post Writers Group Syndicate) 1987.??.?? - 1988.??.??
Keywords
Anxiety closet; labor union; lawyers; newspaper; newspaper comic strip; politics; strike; televangelists

Indexer Notes

Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips (Sundays in color). Notable story arcs include: Opus marries Lola; Bill the Cat becomes a televangelist; Binkley's anxiety closet; Opus in exile; contempt for Donald North; Bloom County goes on strike; suing Santa Claus; aliens reverse Steve's brain; Meadow Party caucuses; making fun of Gary Hart; putting out a newspaper; Binkley's dad dates; Oliver's scientific achievements; Oliver's mom is obsessed with Michael Jackson.

The Bloom Picayune (Table of Contents: 8)

insert or dust jacket / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Loose "newspaper" spoof insert, printed on either low-quality bond or high-quality newsprint. Dimensions 8 1/8" w 10 1/4" h. Includes bylines by Milo Bloom, Buddy Manly, Mable "Megadeath" Marple (all fictitious characters), and George F. Will. Spoof Family Circus cartoon. Spoof Jeff MacNelly editorial cartoon. Spoof priced at 25 cents.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jody Boyman (photo)
Inks
Jody Boyman (photo)
Colors
Jody Boyman (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Berke Breathed; rhinoceros

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bloom County
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Tales Too Ticklish to Tell"]
  4. 3. Bloom County Books by Berke Breathed
  5. 4. ["Tales Too Ticklish to Tell"]
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bloom County
  9. 8. The Bloom Picayune
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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