Blab! #15
(Autumn 2004)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price
19.95 USD
Pages
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
1-56097-613-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560976134 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

Blab 15 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Brooks (painting)
Inks
Lou Brooks (painting)
Colors
Lou Brooks (painting)
Letters
Lou Brooks (painting)

This Book Belongs To (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a background illustration.

Subterranean Orphans (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

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

His Shoes Say Ukk (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Matti Hagelberg
Pencils
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)
Inks
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)
Letters
Matti Hagelberg (scratch cardboard)

Characters
Urho Kekkonen; Priest; Jesus Christ

They Got the Steely Dan T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Eight illustrations inspired by Steely Dan lyrics. The titles are "They got the shapely bodies. They got the Steely Dan t-shirts;" "I'm still working on that novel but I'm just about to quit;" "You be the showgirl and I'll be Sinatra way back in '59;" "Our man Abu squeezes off 20 tracer rounds;" "She turned my life into a living hell in those little tops and tight capris;" "I'll learn to play the saxophone. I'll play just what I feel;" "She thinks I'm crazy but I'm just growing old;" "Drive West on Sunset to the sea, turn that jungle music down, just until we're out of town"

The Holy Saints of the Desert (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Nicolas Debon
Pencils
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Inks
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Colors
Nicolas Debon (painting)
Letters
Nicolas Debon

Characters
St. Eusebius; Hesychasts; Bessarion; Father Arsenius; Hypetres; St. Simeon

Dream Machine (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper (painted)
Inks
Peter Kuper (painted)
Colors
Peter Kuper (painted)
Letters
Peter Kuper

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Convergence (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Rosenthal
Pencils
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Inks
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Colors
Marc Rosenthal (painted)
Letters
Marc Rosenthal

Kilroy Was Here! (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Beauchamp
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A brief single-page article pondering the origins of the WWII-era pop culture catchphrase "Kilroy Was Here." Includes ten photo images of the Kilroy character.

Mr. McGillicutty in What's That Stink? (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mr. McGillicutty; Jazz Musician

Astrida (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (signed)
Pencils
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Inks
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Colors
Walter Minus [as W. Minus] (painting)
Letters
Walter Minus [as W. Minus]

Characters
Astrida

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page pinup illustrations.

Garden of Unearthly Delights (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

I Dream of Joni (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Joni Dreams of Jake (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

My Burdened Heart (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Don Colley (scratchboard)
Inks
Don Colley (scratchboard)

Cornered (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Owen Smith (painting)
Inks
Owen Smith (painting)
Colors
Owen Smith (painting)

Race of the Wheelbarrow Brides (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)
Inks
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)
Colors
Tom Huck (hand-colored linoleum cut on paper)

Tim Biskup's Tiny Bubbles (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Inks
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Colors
Tim Biskup (painted gouache on paper)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Approximately eighty-five painted images from a handmade book. The images are shown actual size.

Yoo-Hoo (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
David Goldin (mixed media)
Inks
David Goldin (mixed media)
Colors
David Goldin (mixed media)

Indexer Notes

An illustration made using painting, colored felt (?), bottlecaps, old nails, a small wrench and a crushed Yoo-hoo can.

Gargarism of Paradise (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Stephane Blanquet
Inks
Stephane Blanquet
Colors
Stephane Blanquet

Dream of the Great Lake (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Home, Take Them Out (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)
Inks
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)
Colors
Rob Clayton (painting); Christian Clayton (painting)

A Pugilist's Alchemy or Pulp (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Douglas Fraser (painting)
Inks
Douglas Fraser (painting)
Colors
Douglas Fraser (painting)

Lunchbox (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gary Taxali (painting)
Inks
Gary Taxali (painting)
Colors
Gary Taxali (painting)

Miracle Mike the Headless Chicken (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Laura Levine
Pencils
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Inks
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Colors
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)
Letters
Laura Levine (acrylic on bristol board)

Characters
Lloyd A. Olsen; Hope B. Wade

Hope Yer Holy Daze Are a Blast (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Colley (painting)
Inks
Don Colley (painting)
Colors
Don Colley (painting)

Major Sands in Shadow of the Mirage (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Major Sands; Abeed; She

Indexer Notes

Story divided into six single-page chapters.

Fowl Plague (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Full-page illustrations incorporated with a hand-painted text article.

Fetal Elvis Gets Drafted! (Table of Contents: 29)

Fetal Elvis / comic story / 4 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)

Characters
Fetal Elvis; Colonel Placenta; Sid; Uncle Ahnold; Host Mother; Jesse

Comix Are For Losers! (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vinnie
Pencils
Vinnie
Inks
Vinnie
Colors
Vinnie
Letters
Vinnie

Characters
Houdini

The Unkindest Cut (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jeffrey Steele
Pencils
Teresa James (painting)
Inks
Teresa James (painting)
Colors
Teresa James (painting)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a single full-page illustration.

The Blithe Spirit of Tinseltown (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Fred

Four Horsemen (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)
Inks
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)
Letters
Helge Reumann; Xavier Robel (ink on paper)

The Education of an Underground Cartoonist (Table of Contents: 34)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 4 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; Spain's Mom; Fred Toote'; Shrink; Ron Walazuski; Walter Bowart
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Dime a Dance Girl (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Geoffrey Grahn
Pencils
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)
Inks
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)
Letters
Geoffrey Grahn (scratchboard)

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations.

Wonderful Land (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman (watercolor)
Inks
Drew Friedman (watercolor)
Letters
Drew Friedman (watercolor)

Thank You! Come Again (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Blab 15 (Table of Contents: 38)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Brooks (painting)
Inks
Lou Brooks (painting)
Colors
Lou Brooks (painting)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.