(April 2006)

Fantagraphics, 2006 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.95 USD
Pages
144
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN
978-1-56097-729-2; 1-56097-729-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781560977292
Editing
Kim Thompson
Color
color cover; color and black & white interior
Binding
hardcover
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Packaged with the CD 'Live with Long Hair' by the Miracle Workers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Colors
?

Reprints

[Title Page and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

Portrait of the Young Man as a Young Man (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco
Reprints
  • from Spin Magazine 1995

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Rockin' Rose City (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco
Reprints
  • from Willamette Week, 1994

Busman's Holiday: Sacco's Rock and Blues Comics 1988-2005 (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Mohr
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

Shame and Loathing (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

A Side: Road Trip (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

The Search for Credibility (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a German-language magazine; Sacco lost his original English dialogue and had to rescript it for this reprint.

In the Company of Long Hair (Table of Contents: 9)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
The Miracle Workers [Gerry Mohr; Matt Rogers; Gene Trautmann; Robert Butler]
Reprints

I Gotta Right (Table of Contents: 10)

Yahoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
Joe tags along with an American rock band during their European tour.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

I Called the Doctor (Table of Contents: 11)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The band has a few shows cancelled because Gerry is sick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

Looking at You (Table of Contents: 12)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
The story details the band's customs hassles when going through several different European borders.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Untold Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, let's just get to the club.
Genre
biography

Oh My and Boo Hoo (Table of Contents: 14)

Yahoo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene; Swiss Groupie
Synopsis
Joe meets a Swiss groupie, but his flirtations don't get very far.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated December 1988-January 1989

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Untold Fables... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go now on an empty stomach, while we're mean.
Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene; Tony
Synopsis
The band confronts their manager when their concert requirements aren't met.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

Magic Slide (Table of Contents: 16)

Yahoo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene
Synopsis
The band deals with tour routine and the logistical problems in playing a show while still being able to get enough rest for the next one.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

You've Got Your Head on Backwards (Table of Contents: 17)

Yahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Lurch; Gene; Italian Fan
Synopsis
Joe and Gene try to stay polite with an Italian fan they don't feel like hanging around with.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

[”Robert, your bass playing was Einstein...”] (Table of Contents: 18)

Untold Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
A few brief depictions of band disagreements.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

No Fun to Hang Around (Table of Contents: 19)

Yahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
Matt angers most of the other band members when he takes the touring van for a band errand without telling anyone.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated January 1989

Nothing More to Say (Table of Contents: 20)

Yahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The guys muse about their current broke state of affairs.
Reprints

Slow Death (Table of Contents: 21)

Yahoo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)
Letters
Joe Sacco [as J. Sacco] (signed)

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Gerry; Hutch; Matt; Robert; Gene
Synopsis
The band confronts Joe about his inability to score
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Indexer Notes

Dated February 1989

Miracle Worker (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Indexer Notes

Tour poster.

[Pencil Roughs] (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 16 pages (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Characters
Joe Sacco

The Top (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco

B Side: The Swiss Years (Table of Contents: 25)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
typeset

So You Wanna Meet a Rock Star (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Sacco

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

To the Max (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Death of a Roadie (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

The Rock Journalist (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Music Videos (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Sacco
Synopsis
Sacco complains about his date watching music videos.

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

A Teenage Bore (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Rock Spectacle! (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Elevator to Hell (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

The Hotel Room Destruction Specialists (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

The Guitars of the Stars (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at customized guitars.

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Transportation (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at the tour vehicles used by rock bands.

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

The Record Collector (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Indoor Woodstock! (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Rockin' Seniors (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

The Musician with a Mission (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Who Sleeps with Whom in the Music Business (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Singer-Songwriter (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Rock 'n' Roll Romance (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Originally published in a Swiss magazine.

Rock 'n' Roll Rot (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

Record Label Executive (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
humor

C Side: Artifacts (Table of Contents: 46)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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typeset

[Rock Posters] (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 24 pages (report information)

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Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco

D Side: Now I'm a Man (Table of Contents: 48)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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typeset

The Stones and I, part I (Table of Contents: 49)

The Stones and I / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Mick Jagger; Keith Richards; Ron Wood; Charlie Watts
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

The Stones and I, part II (Table of Contents: 50)

The Stones and I / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

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biography
Characters
Joe Sacco
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Keywords
autobiography

The Stones and I, part III (Table of Contents: 51)

The Stones and I / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Mick Jagger; Keith Richards
Reprints

The Stones and I, part IV (Table of Contents: 52)

The Stones and I / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Mick Jagger
Reprints

Suffering for the Stones (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

Genre
biography
Characters
Joe Sacco; Mick Jagger; Keith Richards
Synopsis
Joe Sacco's experiences from hearing the Rolling Stones are due to play a gig in Portland.
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Not the Same Old Blues Crap II (Table of Contents: 54)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Sacco

The Rude Blues (Table of Contents: 55)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Sacco

Reprints

Portrait of the Artist as an Aging Lightnin' Hopkins Enthusiast (Table of Contents: 56)

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Joe Sacco
Pencils
Joe Sacco
Inks
Joe Sacco
Letters
Joe Sacco

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biography
Reprints
  • from Oxford American #50 (Summer 2005)

Rock 'n' Roll Babylon (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Title Page and Credits]
  3. 2. Portrait of the Young Man as a Young Man
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Rockin' Rose City
  6. 5. Busman's Holiday: Sacco's Rock and Blues Comics 1988-2005
  7. 6. Shame and Loathing
  8. 7. A Side: Road Trip
  9. 8. The Search for Credibility
  10. 9. In the Company of Long Hair
  11. 10. I Gotta Right
    Yahoo
  12. 11. I Called the Doctor
    Yahoo
  13. 12. Looking at You
    Yahoo
  14. 13. ["Come on, let's just get to the club."]
    Untold Fables
  15. 14. Oh My and Boo Hoo
    Yahoo
  16. 15. ["Let's go now on an empty stomach, while we're mean."]
    Untold Fables...
  17. 16. Magic Slide
    Yahoo
  18. 17. You've Got Your Head on Backwards
    Yahoo
  19. 18. [”Robert, your bass playing was Einstein...”]
    Untold Fables
  20. 19. No Fun to Hang Around
    Yahoo
  21. 20. Nothing More to Say
    Yahoo
  22. 21. Slow Death
    Yahoo
  23. 22. Miracle Worker
  24. 23. [Pencil Roughs]
  25. 24. The Top
  26. 25. B Side: The Swiss Years
  27. 26. So You Wanna Meet a Rock Star
  28. 27. To the Max
  29. 28. Death of a Roadie
  30. 29. The Rock Journalist
  31. 30. Music Videos
  32. 31. A Teenage Bore
  33. 32. Rock Spectacle!
  34. 33. Elevator to Hell
  35. 34. The Hotel Room Destruction Specialists
  36. 35. The Guitars of the Stars
  37. 36. Transportation
  38. 37. The Record Collector
  39. 38. Indoor Woodstock!
  40. 39. Rockin' Seniors
  41. 40. The Musician with a Mission
  42. 41. Who Sleeps with Whom in the Music Business
  43. 42. Singer-Songwriter
  44. 43. Rock 'n' Roll Romance
  45. 44. Rock 'n' Roll Rot
  46. 45. Record Label Executive
  47. 46. C Side: Artifacts
  48. 47. [Rock Posters]
  49. 48. D Side: Now I'm a Man
  50. 49. The Stones and I, part I
    The Stones and I
  51. 50. The Stones and I, part II
    The Stones and I
  52. 51. The Stones and I, part III
    The Stones and I
  53. 52. The Stones and I, part IV
    The Stones and I
  54. 53. Suffering for the Stones
  55. 54. Not the Same Old Blues Crap II
  56. 55. The Rude Blues
  57. 56. Portrait of the Artist as an Aging Lightnin' Hopkins Enthusiast
  58. 57. Rock 'n' Roll Babylon
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