Blab! #14
(Autumn 2003)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price
19.95 USD; 29.95 USD
Pages
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-557-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560975571 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

[Oxycontin] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (painting)
Inks
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (painting)
Colors
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (painting)
Letters
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (painting)

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tim Biskup (painting)
Inks
Tim Biskup (painting)
Colors
Tim Biskup (painting)

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Peter Hoey
Inks
Peter Hoey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Also includes indicia and production credits with a single background illustration

Vintage Junk '04: Fair-y Tales from the Mississippi Expo (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tom Huck (Linoleum Cuts)
Inks
Tom Huck (Linoleum Cuts)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Six illustrations. The titles are: "The Miraculous Maude Stevens and Her Band of Blowtorch Boys;" "Slobberknocker Blues;" "The Feast of Otta Benga;" "Weinermania: The Birth of Frankenskank;" "The Early Days of Soft Serve;" "Scud River"

Mein Hut (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Staake
Pencils
Bob Staake (computer artwork)
Inks
Bob Staake (computer artwork)
Letters
Bob Staake

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

The Forlorn Fungus (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Herve; Bertrand; Claudio; Antonio; Earl; Felicia; Paul; Ambrose; Julian; Mia; Bill; Emile

The Birth of Porn (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Eve Meyer; Store Owner; Chick; Skippy; Rabbit
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Second Slap (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Juan Soto
Pencils
Juan Soto
Inks
Juan Soto
Letters
Marcelo Rodriguez G.

Characters
Mother; Police Commissioner; Florencio; Reinaldo

Saltines (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Willem Rosenthal
Pencils
Willem Rosenthal (ink only)
Inks
Willem Rosenthal (ink only)
Letters
Willem Rosenthal

[Elvis Blabworld] (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (graphite on paper)
Inks
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (graphite on paper)

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents this is merely titled "Blabworld."

Pharmaceuticools (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG]
Pencils
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (acrylic and watercolor)
Inks
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (acrylic and watercolor)
Colors
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (acrylic and watercolor)
Letters
Camille Rose Garcia [as CRG] (acrylic and watercolor)

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Slumburbia (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
David Sandlin
Pencils
David Sandlin (painting)
Inks
David Sandlin (painting)
Colors
David Sandlin (painting)
Letters
David Sandlin (painting)

Indexer Notes

Three illustrations- "Slumburbia" (ink and watercolor); "Walpurgisnachtmart" (oil on canvas, double-page spread); "In the End" (ink and watercolor)

Coping With My Motor Skills (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

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)

Indexer Notes

Four full-page paintings.

What's Dat? (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Rosenthal
Pencils
Marc Rosenthal
Inks
Marc Rosenthal
Colors
Marc Rosenthal
Letters
Marc Rosenthal

Characters
Freud

Striking Images: Early Matchbox Cover Art (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 12 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (various anonymous) (painting)
Inks
? (various anonymous) (painting)
Colors
? (various anonymous) (painting)
Letters
? (various anonymous) (painting)

Indexer Notes

Twelve full-page images selected by Monte Beauchamp.

I Built You First (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund [as C. P. Freund]
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (typeset)

Reprints

A Series of Small Fires (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Doug Allen [as D. A.] (signed)
Pencils
Doug Allen [as D. A.] (signed)
Inks
Doug Allen [as D. A.] (signed)
Colors
Doug Allen [as D. A.] (signed)
Letters
Doug Allen [as D. A.] (signed)

Characters
Lawyer

Enfer-De (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Stephane Blanquet
Inks
Stephane Blanquet
Colors
Stephane Blanquet

Indexer Notes

A double-page spread

Wet Dreams (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gary Baseman (painting)
Inks
Gary Baseman (painting)
Colors
Gary Baseman (painting)

Indexer Notes

A double-page spread

The Solution (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jonathon Rosen
Pencils
Jonathon Rosen (graphite only)
Inks
Jonathon Rosen (graphite only)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by two illustrations.

Birdville (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Larry Day (ink and watercolor)
Inks
Larry Day (ink and watercolor)
Colors
Larry Day (ink and watercolor)

Indexer Notes

A double-page streetscape spread featuring anthropomorphic birds.

Love & Peace (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Noah Woods (painting + mixed media)
Inks
Noah Woods (painting + mixed media)
Colors
Noah Woods (painting + mixed media)

Indexer Notes

Two full-page illustrations incorporating painting, small photos and various paper flotsam

Thirty-Third and Third (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
David Goldin (painting + mixed media)
Inks
David Goldin (painting + mixed media)
Colors
David Goldin (painting + mixed media)
Letters
David Goldin (painting + mixed media)

Indexer Notes

Two full-page illustrations incorporating painting, drawings and various paper flotsam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Fetal Elvis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Landman
Pencils
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Inks
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Colors
Mark Landman (computer generated)
Letters
Mark Landman (computer generated)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A pleasant afternoon sucking down cheap cough syrup and watching trailer trash television is suddenly interrupted...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Fetal Elvis; Sid the White Corpuscle; Colonel Placenta

Lower Broadway Stash (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Sylvain Despretz
Pencils
Walter Minus (painted)
Inks
Walter Minus (painted)
Colors
Walter Minus (painted)
Letters
?

Characters
Gabriella

Indexer Notes

As always, the story is told using full-page pin-ups.

Dead Sea Stroll (Table of Contents: 25)

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; Peter's Mom; Peter's Dad; God
Keywords
autobiography

WOMD - Weapons of Mass Destruction (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Judy Brody
Pencils
Sue Coe (painting)
Inks
Sue Coe (painting)
Colors
Sue Coe (painting)
Letters
Sue Coe (painting)

Will He Can't (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

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

The Piccolo Midgets (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
The Piccolo Midgets [Adolf Schemmel; Otto Schemmel; Alex Ebert; Otto Thieme]; William P. Rudd

Indexer Notes

The story was painted on aged wood, using a circular border and incorporating news clippings and small photos.

Hard-Boiled Kekkonen (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Sylvi Kekkonen; Urho Kekkonen; Elvis Presley; J. Edgar Hoover; Tahmo; Pehmo; Irma; Priscilla Presley; Fonzie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tim Biskup (painting)
Inks
Tim Biskup (painting)
Colors
Tim Biskup (painting)

[Ritalin] (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)
Inks
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)
Colors
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)
Letters
Camille Rose Garcia (painting)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.