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Anything Goes #1


The debut issue of the Comics Journal benefit anthology. His Name is Savage cover and story by Gil Kane; Alex Toth explains his philosphy on heroes; Michael T. Gilbert’s Mr. Monster; Bob Burden’s Flaming Carrot and contributions by Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley and Gilbert Hernadez.

Fantagraphic Books

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Anthology benefit book created by Fantagraphics to help pay legal costs for Gary Groth and The Comics Journal accrued during Michael Fleisher’s defamation and libel lawsuit against them and Harlan Ellison. The series was produced entirely under the auspices of The Comics Journal and Harlan Ellison was not connected with it.

Featuring the following stories:

  1. Savage by Gil Kane
  2. Who’s Stronger…? by Jan Strnad and Gilbert Hernandez
  3. Heroes by Alex Toth
  4. Come To Papa by Mike Baron and Dave Garcia
  5. Mr. Monster by Michael T. Gilbert
  6. The Man… The Automotive Machine by Scott Deschaine and Michael T. Gilbert
  7. I, Carrot… by Bob Burden
  8. Cartoon Man by Marc Hempel

32 page full color comic book
Fantagraphics Books, 1986

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 10 × 7 × 0.125 in

Alex Toth, Gil Kane, Bob Burden & Co.