Blab! #11
(Autumn 2000)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price
19.95 USD; 29.95 CAD
Pages
122
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-407-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560974079 51995
Editing
Monte Beauchamp
Color
Color with some Black & White
Dimensions
10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

1st printing: ? 2000 (19.95 USD; 29.95 CAD); 2nd printing: September 2002 (19.95 USD; 29.95 CAD)


[Blab #11] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)
Inks
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)
Colors
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)
Letters
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)

Characters
Abraham Lincoln
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jonathon Rosen
Inks
Jonathon Rosen

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Peter Hoey
Inks
Peter Hoey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, production, artist credits and indicia. Includes a background illustration.

The Oak Sorrow (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Pencils
Stephane Blanquet [as Blanquet] (signed)
Inks
Stephane Blanquet [as Blanquet] (signed)
Letters
Stephane Blanquet [as Blanquet] (signed)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story told in full-size pages.

Alvar Aalto the Furious (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matti Hagelberg; Jukka Heiskanen (translation)
Pencils
Matti Hagelberg
Inks
Matti Hagelberg
Letters
?

Characters
Walt Disney; Albert Speer; Practical Pig; Alvar Aalto

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
Drew Friedman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come fly with me...

The Peculiar Milieu of Percival C. Wolcott (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Clarke
Pencils
Greg Clarke
Inks
Greg Clarke
Letters
Greg Clarke

Characters
Percival C. Wolcott; Florian; Albert; John the Baptist; Jane; Walter; Phil; Pauline; Sal; Veronique
Reprints

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

Enjoy or Suffer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Baseman [as Baseman]
Pencils
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)
Inks
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)
Letters
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes I get blinded by my own miserable thoughts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Virginia Blondes Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Agnes Muckensturm
Pencils
Walter Minus
Inks
Walter Minus
Letters
Walter Minus

Characters
Mr. Hudson; Judith; Dorothy; Mary; Lizbeth; Gabrielle; Baroness Karine de V.; Suburban Wonder Woman; Doctor

Attack of the Giant Buttocks People! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Brooks
Pencils
Lou Brooks
Inks
Lou Brooks
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a single illustration

Easy's Getting Harder Everyday (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Christian Northeast
Pencils
Christian Northeast (painting)
Inks
Christian Northeast (painting)
Colors
Christian Northeast (painting)
Letters
Christian Northeast

Reprints

Spine (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Colors
Peter Kuper
Letters
Peter Kuper

Genre
biography
Characters
Peter Kuper; Gili; Mrs. Rosner
Keywords
autobiography

Can You Live Forever in Happiness on Earth? (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Fred Stonehouse (painting)
Inks
Fred Stonehouse (painting)
Colors
Fred Stonehouse (painting)

Indexer Notes

A montage piece combining painting with old advertising labels, illustrations, postcards and logos

Waterman Moses (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Goldin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Images from books and sketchbooks of the apparently obscure artist Waterman Moses, whose life spanned from the mid-1800s to the mid-twentieth century. Accompanied by a brief Goldin text piece.

Baby Doll (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Michael Hernandez de Luna (painting)
Inks
Michael Hernandez de Luna (painting)
Colors
Michael Hernandez de Luna (painting)

Indexer Notes

Four full-page photos of old-style nudes with images of insects painted over them, superimposed over text from an erotic novel.

50 Times Brighter than the Brightest Star (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Hoey
Pencils
Peter Hoey; Maria Hoey ?
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ?
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ?
Letters
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ?

Characters
Action Tommy
Reprints

Good Boy! (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Clayton; Christian Clayton
Pencils
Rob Clayton (painting) ?; Christian Clayton (painting) ?
Inks
Rob Clayton (painting) ?; Christian Clayton (painting) ?
Colors
Rob Clayton (painting) ?; Christian Clayton (painting) ?
Letters
Rob Clayton (painting) ?; Christian Clayton (painting) ?

Characters
Carl; God; Snowball
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Full page images. Painting superimposed over Chinese (?) printed text.

Gruss Vom Krampus! (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Beauchamp
Pencils
? (various anonymous)
Inks
? (various anonymous)
Colors
? (various anonymous)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gruss Vom Krampus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrations from thirty-one nineteenth century German postcards depicting the old German folk character. Brief intro by Beauchamp.

I Don't Live Today (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jethro Kamberos (painting)
Inks
Jethro Kamberos (painting)
Colors
Jethro Kamberos (painting)

In the Picture Gallery (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Guarnaccia [as Guarnaccia] (signed)
Pencils
Steven Guarnaccia [as Guarnaccia] (signed)
Inks
Steven Guarnaccia [as Guarnaccia] (signed)
Colors
Steven Guarnaccia [as Guarnaccia] (signed)
Letters
Steven Guarnaccia [as Guarnaccia] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations

The Flying Saucer Review (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Laura Levine
Pencils
Laura Levine (painting)
Inks
Laura Levine (painting)
Colors
Laura Levine (painting)
Letters
Laura Levine (painting)

Indexer Notes

Images of a series of paintings made on wood maple sap bucket covers, laid out like comic book panels. Painted text with small illustrations.

Lucky Charms (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)
Inks
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)
Colors
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (painting)

The Old Haunts (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jeffrey Steele
Pencils
Teresa Mucha
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by two full-page pencil illustrations

The Seven Seas (Table of Contents: 23)

Little Baby Gumba / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
David Goldin
Pencils
David Goldin
Inks
David Goldin
Letters
David Goldin (typeset)

Characters
Little Baby Gumba; Captain Grimwad; The Chief; Chief's Daughter; Long Lost Father

The Story of the Inventor of the Paroximus Elixir (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Inks
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)
Letters
Richard Sala [as R. Sala] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Story divided into six full-page chapters.

E.Manifesto! (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd Dangle
Pencils
Lloyd Dangle
Inks
Lloyd Dangle
Letters
Lloyd Dangle (typeset)

Confessions (Table of Contents: 26)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Father Armbrewster; Spain's Dad; Sister Richard; Norman "The Nose" Boganowsky; Ed Raggazi; Sally Prosit; Paul Rourke; Frank Mutinani; Skippy; Bubbles; Fred Toote'; Vezay
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Obsessive Compulsive (sketchbook drawings) (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jonathon Rosen
Inks
Jonathon Rosen
Letters
Jonathon Rosen

Indexer Notes

Several dozen pages from Rosen's sketchbooks are pictured.

[Nine Artist Blurbs] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dumpy and the Punk Animals (Table of Contents: 29)

Dumpy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Allen [as Pants] (signed)
Pencils
Doug Allen [as Pants] (signed)
Inks
Doug Allen [as Pants] (signed)
Letters
Doug Allen [as Pants] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Dumpy

The Three Little Pigs (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Pamela Butler
Inks
Pamela Butler

Characters
The Three Little Pigs

Indexer Notes

A wordless story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jonathon Rosen (duotone painting)
Inks
Jonathon Rosen (duotone painting)
Colors
Jonathon Rosen (duotone painting)

[Child with Meat Ballons] (Table of Contents: 32)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)
Inks
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)
Colors
Mark Ryden [as Ryden] (painting)

Indexer Notes

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