(October 1987)

Pantheon, 1987 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD
Pages
120
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Pantheon Books
Brand
Pantheon
ISBN
0-394-75551-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Color
Black & White and some Color
Dimensions
10.5" x 14" (26.67 cm x 35.56 cm)
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Compiles only some of the contents from the first three issues of Raw magazine.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Colors
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pages from the rare first three issues of the comics magazine...

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

Jack Survives / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Moriarty
Pencils
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Colors
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters
Jerry Moriarty (painting)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Insurance, Jack?
Characters
Jack
Reprints

Read Yourself Raw (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Table of contents, dedications, copyright and indicia info.

Indexer Notes

The copyright section spells Eddy Vermeulen as 'Eddie.'

Raw Nerves (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman; Françoise Mouly
Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
This introduction discusses exactly how Raw came about. All eight covers of the magazine are shown.

The Graphix Magazine of Postponed Suicides (Table of Contents: 5)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Spiegelman [as spieg.] (signed)
Inks
Art Spiegelman [as spieg.] (signed)
Colors
Art Spiegelman [as spieg.] (signed)
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

["At last! Huf! Hi Piker!" (Los Garriris)] (Table of Contents: 6)

Fermin & Piker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Letters
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fermin; Piker
Synopsis
Piker has trouble crossing the street.
Reprints

Manhattan (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jacques Tardi; Art Spiegelman (Translation); Françoise Mouly (Translation)
Pencils
Jacques Tardi
Inks
Jacques Tardi
Letters
John Workman

Genre
drama
Synopsis
A hard boiled story told using first person point of view. The narrator is in New York, having fled Paris on impulse.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

(Drawn Over Two Weeks While on the Phone.) (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Synopsis
A cerebral deconstruction of the comics page. A series of unconnected panels where the thought balloons have squares and triangles inside them rather than words.
Reprints

Hommages Posthumes (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Jarry; Geoff Robison (Translation)
Pencils
Bruno Richard
Inks
Bruno Richard
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Corpus Delecti (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Geoff Robison
Pencils
Bruno Richard
Inks
Bruno Richard
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A brief bio of Alfred Jarry
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Industry News and Review No. 6 (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Françoise Mouly
Pencils
Françoise Mouly
Inks
Françoise Mouly
Letters
Françoise Mouly

Reprints

Two Fisted Painters (Table of Contents: 12)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Colors
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This and the story that follows are a 5.25" x 8" (13.33 cm x 20.32 cm) insert.

The Matisse Falcon (Table of Contents: 13)

Two Fisted Painters / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Colors
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
August Dabbler; Suzette; Performance Artist; Alien
Synopsis
A send-up of superhero comics and the fine art world as well.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Fifi Gaga Magazine / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christian Chapiron [as Kiki Picasso]
Pencils
Christian Chapiron [as Kiki Picasso]
Inks
Christian Chapiron [as Kiki Picasso]
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Modern Age: People Like It
Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dream of the Rarebit Fiend / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I might as well do it. I might as well hop off this old bridge and end
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man attempting suicide by jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge has trouble completing the task.
Reprints

Dead Things (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

Characters
Jordan; Amy
Synopsis
Amy and Jordan are on the run after strange creatures turn up dead outside their home.
Reprints

The Andy Griffith Show (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Sheriff Taylor; Deputy Fife; Aunt Bea; Goober
Synopsis
Mayberry's townfolk don't take kindly to a black man visiting their town.
Reprints

Canal Street (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Capelle
Pencils
Gerry Capelle
Inks
Gerry Capelle
Letters
Gerry Capelle

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sendup of pulp detective stories involving a man eating in a diner.
Reprints

The Graphix Magazine for Damned Intellectuals (Table of Contents: 19)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Colors
Françoise Mouly
Letters
Joost Swarte

Reprints

Indexer Notes

This illustration is titled "The Comix Factory"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Jack Survives / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Moriarty
Pencils
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Inks
Jerry Moriarty (painting)
Letters
Jerry Moriarty (painting)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Glad There's No Crime Here
Reprints

The Clock Strikes (Table of Contents: 21)

Anton Makasarr / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte; Johannes Van Dern (Translation)
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Letters
Gary Hallgren

Genre
humor
Characters
Anton Makasarr; Mr. Van Genderen; The Sexton
Synopsis
Anton Makasarr has promised his wife to come back home no later than 11 p.m.
Reprints

The Plot Thickens (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charlie Bendix; Shirley; Lester; Aunt Norleen
Synopsis
The story of Charlie Bendix, who gained a fortune only to lose it all and in the end found peace of mind.
Reprints

A Little White Lie (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Caran D'Ache
Pencils
Caran D'Ache
Inks
Caran D'Ache
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hunter; Hound
Synopsis
A nearly wordless story of a hunter who instructs his hound to go into a rabbit burrow.
Reprints

What's Wrong With This Picture? (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Pencils
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wordless page packed with illogical details.
Reprints

City of Terror (Table of Contents: 25)

Amy & Jordan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

Characters
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Synopsis
Amy and Jordan bring in a stray dog they found. The dog eats some of Jordan's bubblegum cards and leaves. The duo go out and try to track him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A series of "City of Terror" trading cards are included right between these pages.

[City of Terror trading cards] (Table of Contents: 26)

Amy & Jordan / illustration / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Beyer
Pencils
Mark Beyer
Inks
Mark Beyer
Colors
Mark Beyer
Letters
Mark Beyer

Characters
Amy Tilsdale; Jordan Levine
Synopsis
A series of eight trading cards
Reprints

The Pep Boys (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Newgarden
Pencils
Mark Newgarden
Inks
Mark Newgarden
Letters
Mark Newgarden

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Manny; Moe; Jack
Synopsis
Manny Pep, the last of the Pep Boys, looks back on his life.
Reprints

Pussyfooting (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Pencils
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Inks
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]
Letters
Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis [as Kaz]

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wordless story in Kaz's unique style involving a thief, a stolen gift and a long chase scene.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

It's High Time for the Last Word in Fashion (Table of Contents: 29)

Anton Makasarr / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joost Swarte; Johannes Van Dern (Translation)
Pencils
Joost Swarte
Inks
Joost Swarte
Letters
Gary Hallgren

Genre
humor
Characters
Anton Makasarr
Synopsis
Anton Makasarr talks about the virtues of trash.
Reprints

The Graphix Magazine That Lost its Faith in Nihilism (Table of Contents: 30)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Panter [as GP.] (signed)
Inks
Gary Panter [as GP.] (signed)
Colors
Gary Panter [as GP.] (signed)

Reprints

The Girl Can't Help It... (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Inks
Eddy Vermeulen [as Ever Meulen]
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Meulen signs the page both with his name and with his "Eddy Flippo" pseudonym.

Jimbo is "Running Sore" (Table of Contents: 32)

Jimbo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Panter
Pencils
Gary Panter
Inks
Gary Panter
Letters
Gary Panter

Characters
Jimbo
Synopsis
Jimbo walks the desert by himself in this sendup of Native American wannabes.
Reprints

Reflection (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Capelle
Pencils
Gerry Capelle
Inks
Gerry Capelle

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man getting dressed finds his own reflection right behind him in this wordless story.
Reprints

Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Françoise Mouly
Pencils
Art Young
Inks
Art Young
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Mouly critiques corporate and consumerist attitudes towards food. The article includes Art Young's "Capitalism" cartoon.
Reprints

I. A Bachelor's Friendship (Table of Contents: 35)

Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carlos Sampayo; Eliette Markbein (Translation); Steve Guarnaccia (Translation)
Pencils
José Antonio Muñoz
Inks
José Antonio Muñoz
Letters
Susan Moore

Genre
drama
Characters
Mr. Wilcox; Horace Conrad; Rita; Hilda
Synopsis
Mr. Wilcox and Mr. Conrad, two men in their fifties, meet up in a bar and discover they have some things in common. Unfortunately, Mr. Conrad doesn't realize that their meeting was no accident.
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II. The Last Daiquiri (Table of Contents: 36)

Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carlos Sampayo; Eliette Markbein (Translation); Steve Guarnaccia (Translation)
Pencils
José Antonio Muñoz
Inks
José Antonio Muñoz
Letters
Susan Moore

Genre
drama
Characters
Mr. Wilcox; Horace Conrad; Rita; Hilda
Synopsis
Mr. Conrad finds out what Mr. Wilcox is in New York for.
Reprints

On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures (Table of Contents: 37)

On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vesco de Kereven; Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]; Françoise Mouly (Translation); Art Spiegelman (Translation)
Pencils
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Inks
Christian Roux [as Cathy Millet]
Letters
Typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Excerpts from Vesco de Kereven's "On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures" are used to mock puritanical ideas on masturbation.
Reprints

Ordinary Sentence (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Heinz Emigholz; Marcia Bronstein (Translation)
Pencils
Heinz Emigholz
Inks
Heinz Emigholz
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
An experimental text with illustration about sentences that are stuck in the mind.
Reprints

Growing Pain (Table of Contents: 39)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Josef Schwind
Pencils
Josef Schwind (photo)
Inks
Josef Schwind (photo)
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
An experimental photomontage piece involving a baby's obsession with toy model cars.
Reprints

Crash (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal]
Pencils
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)
Inks
Javier Mariscal [as Mariscal] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A worldless comic depiction of an urban automobile crash
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Burns
Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Letters
Charles Burns

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And I pressed my hand against his face, feeling his thick massive lips, and...
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A wordless comic within a comic. A woman experiences a nightmare after reading a horror comic.
Reprints

Raw Data (Table of Contents: 42)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Brief bios on the creators with a small drawing from each.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Dog-Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Burns
Pencils
Charles Burns
Inks
Charles Burns
Colors
Charles Burns
Letters
Charles Burns

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sun is rising on center city as Dog-Boy starts his day with a cup of coffee
Genre
humor
Characters
Dog-Boy
Synopsis
On how Dog-Boy came to be.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Pages from the rare first three issues of the comics magazine..."]
  2. 1. ["Insurance, Jack?"]
    Jack Survives
  3. 2. Read Yourself Raw
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Raw Nerves
  6. 5. The Graphix Magazine of Postponed Suicides
  7. 6. ["At last! Huf! Hi Piker!" (Los Garriris)]
    Fermin & Piker
  8. 7. Manhattan
  9. 8. (Drawn Over Two Weeks While on the Phone.)
  10. 9. Hommages Posthumes
  11. 10. Corpus Delecti
  12. 11. Industry News and Review No. 6
  13. 12. Two Fisted Painters
  14. 13. The Matisse Falcon
    Two Fisted Painters
  15. 14. ["The Modern Age: People Like It"]
    Fifi Gaga Magazine
  16. 15. ["I might as well do it. I might as well hop off this old bridge and end"]
    Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
  17. 16. Dead Things
  18. 17. The Andy Griffith Show
  19. 18. Canal Street
  20. 19. The Graphix Magazine for Damned Intellectuals
  21. 20. ["Glad There's No Crime Here"]
    Jack Survives
  22. 21. The Clock Strikes
    Anton Makasarr
  23. 22. The Plot Thickens
  24. 23. A Little White Lie
  25. 24. What's Wrong With This Picture?
  26. 25. City of Terror
    Amy & Jordan
  27. 26. [City of Terror trading cards]
    Amy & Jordan
  28. 27. The Pep Boys
  29. 28. Pussyfooting
  30. 29. It's High Time for the Last Word in Fashion
    Anton Makasarr
  31. 30. The Graphix Magazine That Lost its Faith in Nihilism
  32. 31. The Girl Can't Help It...
  33. 32. Jimbo is "Running Sore"
    Jimbo
  34. 33. Reflection
  35. 34. Food for Thought
  36. 35. I. A Bachelor's Friendship
    Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad
  37. 36. II. The Last Daiquiri
    Mister Wilcox, Mister Conrad
  38. 37. On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures
    On the Adolescent's Solitary Pleasures
  39. 38. Ordinary Sentence
  40. 39. Growing Pain
  41. 40. Crash
  42. 41. ["...And I pressed my hand against his face, feeling his thick massive lips, and..."]
  43. 42. Raw Data
  44. 43. ["The sun is rising on center city as Dog-Boy starts his day with a cup of coffee"]
    Dog-Boy
  45. 44. ["Comics as a medium for self expression? Oh John, you're such a fool!"]
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