(January 2000)

North Atlantic Books, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
18.95 USD; 23.50 CAD
Pages
156
On-sale date
2000-01-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Frog, Ltd.
Brand
Frog, Ltd.
ISBN
1-58394-028-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781583940280 51895
Color
color cover, mostly black and white interior
Dimensions
8.5" x 11" (21.5 cm x 28 cm)
Binding
softcover

Issue Notes

New edition with two stories not included in the previous edition.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Minnie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints a black & white illustration from the previous edition, this time with color and some background details added.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

A Child's Life and Other Stories (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as Phoebe Louise Adams Gloeckner]
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as Phoebe Louise Adams Gloeckner]
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page with an illustration from the "Hommage à Duchamp" story; acknowledgements page with publication, bibliographic and reprint credits; table of contents page with an illustration

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Pencils
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Letters
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The full-page intro is accompanied by a full-page illustration (titled "Phoebe") from 1977

Foreword (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A full-page intro from 1998 accompanied by a full-page illustration- "Self-Portrait With Pemphigus Vulgaris, 1987"

[To A.G. Suits and Audrey S.L.M. Gloeckner-Kalousek] (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dedication page

A Child's Life: An Account In Words and Pictures (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

chapter title page with a full-page illustration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The following seven stories describe events in the life of Minnie, a child of approximately eight years...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brief intro accompanied by an illustration

A Shoulder to Cry On (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Lenka; Pascal; Minnie's Mother; Minnie's Sister
Reprints

Honni Soit Qui Mal y Pense (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Beth
Reprints

Hommage à Duchamp (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie
Reprints

[A Child's Life] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three full-page illustrations of the section's main character. The first page reprints the previous edition's front cover image, this time in black & white.

En Famille or Beggar's Banquet (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Colors
?
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Marybeth; Pascal; John; Butcher
Reprints

Developmental Developments (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Minnie's Grandmother; Cheryl; Cheryl's Dad [John Sheap]; Minnie's Grandfather
Reprints

An Object Lesson In Bitter Fruit (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Minnie's Sister
Reprints

Stepfatherly Counsel (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Minnie; Stepfather
Reprints

Other Childish Stories (Table of Contents: 16)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

chapter title page with an illustration that first appeared in the San Francisco Bay Guardian (1995)

Magda Meets the Little Men in the Woods (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Magda; Husband In Ten Years; Husband in 13 Years; Boyfriend in 17 Years; Magda's Mommy
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Cat Litter Caper (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Alice; Alice's Little Sister; Alice's Mom
Reprints
Keywords
dolls; litter box; prank

Quaker School Q-Ties in Plan Against The Boys (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre
humor
Characters
Alice
Synopsis
A group of schoolgirls discover one of their number has reached puberty
Reprints

Periodic Fantasy (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre
humor
Characters
Minnie; Mom; Miss Hess
Synopsis
Pre-pubescent Minnie wants to grow breasts
Reprints

Fun Things to Do With Little Girls (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre
biography
Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner; Phoebe's Sister; Stepfather; Mother's Boyfriend; Momma
Synopsis
Brutality during childhood
Reprints
Keywords
autobiography

Teen Stories (Table of Contents: 22)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

chapter title page

Minnie's 3rd Love or: Nightmare On Polk Street (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)

Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner; Minnie; Bitsy; Tabatha; Richie; Brandy; Mother's Boyfriend; Lance; Gary; Bethie; Hippie David; Doc; Total Stranger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In essence a precursor version of the artist's "Diary of a Teenage Girl" book featuring many of the same characters and events.

It's Mary the Minor: A Confused Young Misfit Tells Her Story (Table of Contents: 24)

Mary the Minor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Genre
biography
Characters
Mary; Richard
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Drawn by the artist at the age of sixteen. The previous "Mary the Minor" story was in Young Lust #6 (Last Gasp)

Vocational Training (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Ann
Reprints
Keywords
adult; sex; virgin

The Girl From a Different World (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Penny; Walter; Walter's Mom; Walter's Dad; Old Guy At the Busstop
Reprints

Grown-Up Stories (Table of Contents: 27)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

chapter title page with a small-size image of the cover from Buzzard #20 (Cat-Head)

One Best Friend Too Many or Fie On You and Good Riddance! To Think That I Once Loved You! (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Friend
Reprints

The Bob Skoda Story (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (watercolor)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)

Characters
Jill; Rick; Bob Skoda; Sally
Reprints

Time Out For Pain (Three 3/4 Views) (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told using full-page illustrations

An Evening in Prague (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Jana Dvorakova; Dr. Anna Dvorakova; Officer
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Sad Tale of the Visible Woman and Her Invisible Man (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)

Characters
The Visible Woman
Reprints
Keywords
fetus; jilted bride; pregnancy

Tommy and Darryl (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner [as P. Gloeckner] (signed)

Characters
Darryl; Tommy
Reprints

Private Display (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Characters
Young Man
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Paintings, Drawings & Etchings (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 17 pages (report information)

Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Colors
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Reprints

Indexer Notes

With the exception of the chapter title page these are full-page images many of which show the artist's skill in medical illustration.

Pgs. 133 (chapter title page); 144-45: Three b&w drawings- a signed 1995 sketch and two from 1996- “My Mother” and “My Husband."

Pgs. 134-37; 146-49: Eight mostly untitled ones from the RE/Search Publications edition of J. G. Ballard's “The Atrocity Exhibition.” In black & white except for the one used for the book's cover.

Pgs. 138-43: Six paintings- "San Bruno Mountain State & County Park” (1991); "Guns n' Roses / Metallica - A Day On the Green - Thursday, September 24, Oakland Stadium" (1992 concert poster); two RE/Search Publications book cover paintings- “Angry Women” (1991) and “Angry Women of Rock” (1994); ”The Breast, 1997" (medical illustration); “Untitled” (1994) from Future Sex Magazine (1993).

A Decorative Pair (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phoebe Gloeckner
Pencils
Phoebe Gloeckner
Inks
Phoebe Gloeckner
Letters
Phoebe Gloeckner

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two full-page illustrations. The first one is titled "Desire Gratified," the latter one "Dreams and Desires Stillborn"

About the Author (Table of Contents: 37)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Phoebe Gloeckner (photo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by four small photos

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Child's Life and Other Stories
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Foreword
  6. 5. [To A.G. Suits and Audrey S.L.M. Gloeckner-Kalousek]
  7. 6. A Child's Life: An Account In Words and Pictures
  8. 7. ["The following seven stories describe events in the life of Minnie, a child of approximately eight years..."]
  9. 8. A Shoulder to Cry On
  10. 9. Honni Soit Qui Mal y Pense
  11. 10. Hommage à Duchamp
  12. 11. [A Child's Life]
  13. 12. En Famille or Beggar's Banquet
  14. 13. Developmental Developments
  15. 14. An Object Lesson In Bitter Fruit
  16. 15. Stepfatherly Counsel
  17. 16. Other Childish Stories
  18. 17. Magda Meets the Little Men in the Woods
  19. 18. Cat Litter Caper
  20. 19. Quaker School Q-Ties in Plan Against The Boys
  21. 20. Periodic Fantasy
  22. 21. Fun Things to Do With Little Girls
  23. 22. Teen Stories
  24. 23. Minnie's 3rd Love or: Nightmare On Polk Street
  25. 24. It's Mary the Minor: A Confused Young Misfit Tells Her Story
    Mary the Minor
  26. 25. Vocational Training
  27. 26. The Girl From a Different World
  28. 27. Grown-Up Stories
  29. 28. One Best Friend Too Many or Fie On You and Good Riddance! To Think That I Once Loved You!
  30. 29. The Bob Skoda Story
  31. 30. Time Out For Pain (Three 3/4 Views)
  32. 31. An Evening in Prague
  33. 32. The Sad Tale of the Visible Woman and Her Invisible Man
  34. 33. Tommy and Darryl
  35. 34. Private Display
  36. 35. Paintings, Drawings & Etchings
  37. 36. A Decorative Pair
  38. 37. About the Author
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. ["In this first collection, Phoebe Gloeckner offers an array of both hyper-real and wildly surreal..."]
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