Blab! #16
(Autumn 2005)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price
19.95 USD
Pages
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics
ISBN
1-56097-683-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560976837 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! 16 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Continous Entertainment 25 Exotic Girls (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia and production credits at bottom with a full-page background illustration.

Names In a Book In Random Order (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Andrea Dezsö
Pencils
Andrea Dezsö
Letters
Andrea Dezsö

Indexer Notes

The story is told using full-page illustrations.

The Man Who Saved the World (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
history
Characters
Submarine Captain; Deputy Commander Vasily Arkhipov

Indexer Notes

The story is told using full-page illustrations.

Destroy Accident City (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paco Alcazar
Pencils
Paco Alcazar
Inks
Paco Alcazar
Letters
Paco Alcazar

Characters
Thai Cat; Aaron Sebara; David's Wife; Aaron's Wife; Martin

Swamp Preacher (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Sandlin
Pencils
David Sandlin
Inks
David Sandlin
Letters
David Sandlin

Characters
Swamp Preacher

Indexer Notes

First lines of dialogue: "How did I get here? Who am I? It is like this..."

The Nice Devil (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Ruzzier
Pencils
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)
Inks
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)
Colors
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ludovico Altoforno; Ludovico's Mother; Little Bird

Fats Navarro - Lost Liner Notes • One of Six • (Table of Contents: 8)

Lost Liner Notes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fats Navarro
Reprints

["I think I'm in love." (Blab Cartoon #1)] (Table of Contents: 9)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Humanamals (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mats Stromberg [as Mats!?] (painting)
Inks
Mats Stromberg [as Mats!?] (painting)
Colors
Mats Stromberg [as Mats!?] (painting)

Ronnie and Pal, the Miniature Horse (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christian Northeast
Pencils
Christian Northeast
Inks
Christian Northeast
Colors
Christian Northeast
Letters
Christian Northeast

Characters
Ronnie; Pal

Legends, Rumors and Hearsay (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Esther Pearl Watson
Pencils
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Inks
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Colors
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)
Letters
Esther Pearl Watson (painting)

Dodo Marmarosa - Lost Liner Notes • Two of Six • (Table of Contents: 13)

Lost Liner Notes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dodo Marmarosa
Reprints

Wipe Away Credit Card Debt! (Blab! Cartoon #2) (Table of Contents: 14)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Clarke
Inks
Greg Clarke
Colors
Greg Clarke
Letters
Greg Clarke

Live Like An Artist (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Story is told using full-page illustrations.

Serge Chaloff - Lost Liner Notes • Three of Six • (Table of Contents: 16)

Lost Liner Notes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Serge Chaloff
Reprints

Ex-Lax (Blab! Cartoon #3) (Table of Contents: 17)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Todd [as M. Todd] (signed painting)
Inks
Mark Todd [as M. Todd] (signed painting)
Colors
Mark Todd [as M. Todd] (signed painting)

How to Dance (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Henrik Drescher (ink and crayon)
Inks
Henrik Drescher (ink and crayon)
Colors
Henrik Drescher (ink and crayon)
Letters
Henrik Drescher (ink and crayon)

Indexer Notes

Twenty-two drawings feauturing dancing figures.

Suddenly... (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Dick Twardzik - Lost Liner Notes • Four of Six • (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dick Twardzik
Reprints

["What can I say sweetheart, life is full of surprises ..." (Blab! Cartoon #4)] (Table of Contents: 21)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Vintage IMPKO Decals of the 1950s & 1960s (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 10 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (anonymous)
Inks
? (anonymous)
Colors
? (anonymous)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ten full-page illustrations. The titled ones are: "The Vampire;" "The Shape;" "No. 66-6 (Wolf Wagon);" "No. 66-13 (Rat Fink);" "The Creep;" "Pin Up." Also included are of one of a flaming skull, two pinup ones and one featuring three flaming eyeballs.

Notty (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Taxali [as Gtaxali]
Inks
Gary Taxali [as Gtaxali]
Colors
Gary Taxali [as Gtaxali]

Characters
Notty

Dragon Lady (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Nadia (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Brian Cronin (painting)
Inks
Brian Cronin (painting)
Colors
Brian Cronin (painting)
Letters
typeset

Angel of Redemption in a Web of Sinsation (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Image Surplus (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
J. Bradley Johnson (painting)
Inks
J. Bradley Johnson (painting)
Colors
J. Bradley Johnson (painting)

Dog (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Nino (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Make It Please-Y On Me, Girly! (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)
Inks
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)
Colors
Lou Brooks [as Brooks] (signed painting)

Characters
Dory Ann Gray; Helena Handbasket; Sara Ann Rapp; Carlotta Tendant

Veronica Lake 1919-1973 (Table of Contents: 31)

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)

Characters
Veronica Lake

Doctor Wells (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Doctor Wells; Little Fella

Wardell Gray - Lost Liner Notes • Five of Six • (Table of Contents: 33)

Lost Liner Notes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wardell Gray
Reprints

["You're the first stuffed animal I ever got that wanted to do more than just cuddle." (Blab! Cartoon #5)] (Table of Contents: 34)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Baseman [as Baseman]
Pencils
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (crayon drawing)
Inks
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (crayon drawing)
Colors
Gary Baseman [as Baseman] (crayon drawing)
Letters
Gary Baseman [as Baseman]

Four Pages (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Xavier Robel; Helge Reumann (painting)
Inks
Xavier Robel; Helge Reumann (painting)
Colors
Xavier Robel; Helge Reumann (painting)

Flotsam and Jetsam (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Rosenthal [as El Rosenthal] (signed)
Pencils
Marc Rosenthal [as El Rosenthal] (signed)
Inks
Marc Rosenthal [as El Rosenthal] (signed)
Colors
Marc Rosenthal [as El Rosenthal] (signed)
Letters
Marc Rosenthal [as El Rosenthal] (signed)

Characters
Tom

Sonny Criss - Lost Liner Notes • Six of Six • (Table of Contents: 37)

Lost Liner Notes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Paul Freund
Pencils
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Inks
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Colors
Peter Hoey ?; Maria Hoey ? (computer artwork)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sonny Criss
Reprints

[Crap Fecal's Shit (Blab! Cartoon #6)] (Table of Contents: 38)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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
I am the Lord, God almighty, and I want all mortals to know that my favorite comic strip is...
Characters
The Lord; Fetal Elvis; Sid the White Corpuscle

Run (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Mostly illustration with some text integrated with it.

Pepin & Joe Go to Work (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. Bradley Johnson
Pencils
J. Bradley Johnson
Inks
J. Bradley Johnson
Colors
J. Bradley Johnson
Letters
J. Bradley Johnson

Characters
Pepin; Joe; The Nuggler; Fairy Godmother

We Miss You (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Rob Clayton ?; Christian Clayton ?
Pencils
Rob Clayton ?; Christian Clayton ?
Letters
Rob Clayton ?; Christian Clayton ?

Indexer Notes

Mostly raw pencil with a few ink or paint illustrations.

The Return of James (Table of Contents: 43)

Fred Toote' / comic story / 9 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; Fred Toote'; James; James' Father; Ed; James' Mother
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Weltenshauung (Table of Contents: 44)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Drew Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman (ink wash)
Inks
Drew Friedman (ink wash)
Letters
Drew Friedman

Show Bar (Table of Contents: 45)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blab! 16
  2. 1. Continous Entertainment 25 Exotic Girls
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Names In a Book In Random Order
  5. 4. The Man Who Saved the World
  6. 5. Destroy Accident City
  7. 6. Swamp Preacher
  8. 7. The Nice Devil
  9. 8. Fats Navarro - Lost Liner Notes • One of Six •
    Lost Liner Notes
  10. 9. ["I think I'm in love." (Blab Cartoon #1)]
    Blab Cartoon
  11. 10. Humanamals
  12. 11. Ronnie and Pal, the Miniature Horse
  13. 12. Legends, Rumors and Hearsay
  14. 13. Dodo Marmarosa - Lost Liner Notes • Two of Six •
    Lost Liner Notes
  15. 14. Wipe Away Credit Card Debt! (Blab! Cartoon #2)
    Blab Cartoon
  16. 15. Live Like An Artist
  17. 16. Serge Chaloff - Lost Liner Notes • Three of Six •
    Lost Liner Notes
  18. 17. Ex-Lax (Blab! Cartoon #3)
    Blab Cartoon
  19. 18. How to Dance
  20. 19. Suddenly...
  21. 20. Dick Twardzik - Lost Liner Notes • Four of Six •
  22. 21. ["What can I say sweetheart, life is full of surprises ..." (Blab! Cartoon #4)]
    Blab Cartoon
  23. 22. Vintage IMPKO Decals of the 1950s & 1960s
  24. 23. Notty
  25. 24. Dragon Lady
  26. 25. Nadia
  27. 26. Angel of Redemption in a Web of Sinsation
  28. 27. Image Surplus
  29. 28. Dog
  30. 29. Nino
  31. 30. Make It Please-Y On Me, Girly!
  32. 31. Veronica Lake 1919-1973
  33. 32. Doctor Wells
  34. 33. Wardell Gray - Lost Liner Notes • Five of Six •
    Lost Liner Notes
  35. 34. ["You're the first stuffed animal I ever got that wanted to do more than just cuddle." (Blab! Cartoon #5)]
    Blab Cartoon
  36. 35. Four Pages
  37. 36. Flotsam and Jetsam
  38. 37. Sonny Criss - Lost Liner Notes • Six of Six •
    Lost Liner Notes
  39. 38. [Crap Fecal's Shit (Blab! Cartoon #6)]
    Blab Cartoon
  40. 39. ["I am the Lord, God almighty, and I want all mortals to know that my favorite comic strip is..."]
    Fetal Elvis
  41. 40. Run
  42. 41. Pepin & Joe Go to Work
  43. 42. We Miss You
  44. 43. The Return of James
    Fred Toote'
  45. 44. Weltenshauung
  46. 45. Show Bar
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
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