Blab! #17
(Autumn 2006)

Fantagraphics, 1997 Series
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Price
19.95 USD
Pages
124
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
Fantagraphics
ISBN
978-1-56097-776-6; 1-56097-776-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560977766 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 17 (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Inks
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Colors
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)
Letters
Jonathon Rosen (graphic and acrylic ?)

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

T.G.I. Friday's (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

While You Sleep (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Ruzzier
Pencils
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)
Inks
Sergio Ruzzier (watercolor)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story.

Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Christmas in Shacktown (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Matti Hagelberg
Pencils
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)
Inks
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)
Letters
Matti Hagelberg (scratchboard)

Characters
Hansel; Gretel; Social Worker; Surrogate Mother; Ernst Stavro Blofeld

The Dutch Tulip (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

The story is told using full-page illustrations.

Max Vesta Matchbook Artist (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Guarnaccia
Pencils
Steven Guarnaccia
Inks
Steven Guarnaccia
Letters
Steven Guarnaccia

Characters
Max Vesta; Norma La Flamme

Out of Nowhere (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Coleman Hawkins; Django Reinhardt
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A text story combined with several illustrations

The Pungent Gaul (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Clarke
Pencils
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Inks
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Colors
Greg Clarke (watercolor)
Letters
Greg Clarke

Characters
The Pungent Gaul; Winston Churchill

Vintage Roller Skating Labels (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 12 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Twelve full-page illustrations. The titles for them are: "Roll-o-Rink In Sheraden;" "Pallomar Roller Rink;" "Birch Park Skating Palace;" "East Lake Skating Rink;" "Artistic Skating Roller Center;" "Ernie's Skating Arena;" "Broyles Skateland;" "Rollerdrome Atlanta Georgia;" "Cicero's Rink Fair•Grounds;" "White Plains;" "North Shore Roller Arena;" "Hartford Skating Palace"

Hurricane (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
George W. Bush

Indexer Notes

Text combined with illustration.

["From the first time I laid eyes on you, honey, I knew you would make the perfect EX." (Blab Cartoon #1)] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Stone Maze (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Pound (painting)
Inks
John Pound (painting)
Colors
John Pound (painting)

The Wetter the Better (Table of Contents: 13)

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)

Monkey Love (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)
Inks
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)
Colors
Amy Crehore [as Crehore] (signed painting)

Migration (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Calef Brown
Inks
Calef Brown

Little Bug (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Sun Rays of Death (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ryan Heshka (painting)
Inks
Ryan Heshka (painting)
Colors
Ryan Heshka (painting)

Haunted Eleazer Plot (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 2 pages (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)

Indexer Notes

Text combined with illustration.

Li'l Egg Hunt (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

High-Ku Class of 89 (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Todd
Pencils
Mark Todd (painting)
Inks
Mark Todd (painting)
Colors
Mark Todd (painting)
Letters
Mark Todd (painting)

Characters
Matt Young; Pete Cahill; Mark Cozad; Tim D.; Phil C.

My Garden of Tongue-Listing Twimericks (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lou Brooks
Pencils
Lou Brooks
Inks
Lou Brooks
Colors
Lou Brooks
Letters
typeset

Characters
Slim; Snooky; Walt

["Of course she has no idea I finished her portrait last week." (Blab Cartoon #2)] (Table of Contents: 22)

Blab Cartoon / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Shag
Pencils
Shag (painting)
Inks
Shag (painting)
Colors
Shag (painting)
Letters
typeset

A Tribute to Bazooka Joe (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Bazooka Joe; Pesty; Herman

Indexer Notes

Four blown-up scans of "Bazooka Joe" comics selected by Monte Beauchamp.

Behold the Wave (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A small center-page strip superimposed over four-full page background photo images.

I Have Dyslexia But I Don't Know Ti (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A wordless story. The artist mispelled the title intentionally.

Fr Hennigan (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Fr Hennigan

Nine Lives (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Peter Kuper
Keywords
autobiography

The Fetal Sunday Funnies (Table of Contents: 28)

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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Fetal Elvis; Sid the White Corpuscle; Colonel Placenta; Li'l Abnormal; Trick Fetus; Liverface; Flat Colon; Colonel Coathangerhands; Crappy

Indexer Notes

Send-ups of the "Peanuts," "Dick Tracy," "Little Abner," and "Cathy" comic strips.

The Poker Game (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Taxali
Pencils
Gary Taxali
Inks
Gary Taxali
Letters
Gary Taxali

Characters
Earl; Dr. Franz; Serj; Pepe; Bel; Misha; Gurdeep; Funly; Waste-O; XI-Pen; Del Vecchio; Wesley; Loli; Pete; Lars; Omar; Titly; Ferm; Tomiko; Harilal; Oji

High Smile Guy In a Low Smile Zone (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Genre
biography
Characters
Spain Rodriguez; Charlie Bolger; Elmer Dedsel; Ron Radetsky
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Membrane (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Pencils
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Inks
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)
Letters
Paco Alcazar [as Alcazar] (signed)

Indexer Notes

A wordless story

Old Jewish Comedians (Table of Contents: 32)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Joe Smith [Joseph Seltzer]; Larry Fine [Louis Feinberg]; Jack Carter [Jack Chakrin]; Al Lewis [Albert Meister]

Planet Hollywood (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.