Vic and Blood

Vic and Blood

The Chronicles of a Boy and his Dog
Mad Dog Graphics/Strnad Publishing. 7″x10″. $2.00. 36 pages. Both cover: glossy color. Guts: newsprint. s-Harlan Ellison. a-Richard Corben (© 1987). l-Diane Valentino. [id]

Vic and Blood #1

Oct .1987.

VicBlood1

“Vic and Blood #1” [PICT].
Wraparound Cover Art. a/c-Richard Corben. Color.

“Blood Close-Up” [PICT].
Inner Front Cover Art -Richard Corben. B&W.
Taken from the story, “Eggsucker”, pg 10, frame 5.

Back Cover: “World War III lasted…” (backgrounds for the comic story)

“Eggsucker” (story © 1977 Harlan Ellison; adapt. vers. © 1987 The Kilimanjaro Corp.) [SYNOPSIS].
12 pgs: pgs 3-14. B&W. Reprinted in Vic and Blood [Album] (1989).
“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 1(2) (story © 1969 Harlan Ellison; adapt. vers. © 1987 The Kilimanjaro Corp.)
19 pgs: pgs 15-33. B&W. Reprinted in Vic and Blood [Album] (1989).

Vic and Blood #2

Feb. 1988.

VicBlood2

“Vic and Blood #2” [PICT].
Wraparound Cover Art. a/c-Richard Corben. Color.

“Vic Close-Up” [PICT]. Inner Front Cover Art -Richard Corben. B&W.
Taken from the story, “Run, Spot, Run”, pg 3, frame 4.

Back Cover: “World War III lasted…” (backgrounds for the comic story)

“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 2(2)
18 pgs: pgs 3-20. B&W. Reprinted in Vic and Blood [Album] (1989).
There is one big, whole page frame (with last frame of Part One inside of it) as a beginning of the story, i.e. “itle”.
“Run, Spot, Run” (story © 1980 (original) and 1987 (adapt. vers.) The Kilimanjaro Corp.)
13 pgs: pgs 21-33. B&W. Reprinted in Vic and Blood [Album] (1989).

Vic and Blood [TB]

The Chronicles of a Boy and his Dog
1) Nov. 1989. Nantier-Beall-Minoustchine. Soft covers. 8-1/2″x11″x1/5″. $8.95. 64[+4] pages. Cover: glossy color. Guts: color on white. s-Harlan Ellison. a-Richard Corben. c-NBM. l-Diane Valentino. [id]2) 1989. Nantier-Beall-Minoustchine. Leather Bound. Signed. $35. Print run of 1000. Signed (by Richard Corben & Harlan Ellison). [hm134,ebay]

VicBloodTBV1

“Vic and Blood [TB] [VERS.1]” [PICT].
Art-Richard Corben. Collage/color-Mark Whealey. Collage of bits here and there from Richard Corben’s artwork!

“A Boy and his Dog” [PICT].
1 pict: pg 1. a-Richard Corben
Vic and Blood taken from the story, the opening frame of “A Boy and his Dog”, Part 1, cut out of background.

Pg 11: “World War III lasted…” (backgrounds for the comic story)

“Eggsucker” [SYNOPSIS].
12 pgs: pgs 3-14. r[Vic and Blood #1 (1987)]. Color.
“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 1(2)
19 pgs: pgs 15-33. r[Vic and Blood #1 (1987)]. Color.
“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 2(2)
17 pgs: pgs 34-50. r[Vic and Blood #2 (1988)]. Color.
There is no comic book version’s opening page; the story goes on straightly from next page (i.e. as Album version, there is no break between Part One and Two).
“Run, Spot, Run”
13 pgs: pgs 51-63. r[Vic and Blood #2 (1988)]. Color.

Vic and Blood [TB-2nd]

The Continuing Adventures of a Boy and his Dog
1) 2nd: June 2003.Edgeworks Abbey (iBooks). 7″x10″. $17.95. 124 [+4] pgs. s-Harlan Ellison. a-Richard Corben. c-NBM. [id]2) 2003. Edgeworks Abbey (iBooks) & Diamond comics special. Hard Bound. Dust jacket. Edition of 5000. Signed (Richard Corben & Harlan Ellison). [PICT]

Vic and Blood [TB] 2nd

“Vic in the Wasteland” [PICT].
Front Cover Art r[Ariel #2 (1977)]-Richard Corben. Color.
Back Cover Art of the Hard Bound version.

“Blood Attacks Zombie” [PICT].
Back Cover Art r[Ariel #2 (1977)]-Richard Corben. Color.
Front Cover Art of the Hard Bound version.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #3 [VERS.2]” [PICT].
Pg 70. Richard Corben. B&W.
Vic leaning, Blood on a ground next to him. In this version Blood has been repostioned right next to Vic.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #1” [PICT].
Pg 29. Richard Corben. 2-color.
A man pointing gun at Blood.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #2” [PICT].
Pg 32. Richard Corben. 2-color.
A zombie climbs from a hole at Vic, Blood jumps.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #3 [VERS.1]” [PICT].
Pg 70. Richard Corben. 2-color.
Vic leaning, Blood on a ground next to him. The original version.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #4” [PICT].
Pg 87. Richard Corben. 2-color.
A girl hits a boy with a hand gun.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #5” [PICT].
Pg 99. Richard Corben. 2-color.
A robot.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #6” [PICT].
Pg 103. r[Amazing Science Fiction XXVII:10 (1981)]-Richard Corben. B&W.
Headshots of Vic and Blood.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #7” [PICT].
Pg 126. Richard Corben. 2-color.
Infected Blood.

“Vic and Blood (1980) #8” [PICT].
Richard Corben. 2-color.
Only in Hard Bound version!

Pgs 1-2: “World War III lasted…” (backgrounds for the comic story)
Pgs 5-6: “Latest breaking news: The kid and the pooch”, forewords by Harlan Ellison (March 25, 2003).
Pgs 7-8: Creator introductions (Harlan Ellison & Richard Corben).

Pgs 21-33: “Eggsucker”, a prequel to “A Boy and his Dog”, the original short story by Harlan Ellison. With two illustrations by Richard Corben.
Pgs 70-104: “A Boy and his Dog”, the original short story by Harlan Ellison. With four illustrations by Richard Corben.
Pgs 118-128: “Run, Spot, Run”, excerpt from the sequel to “A Boy and his Dog”, written by Harlan Ellison. With one illustration by Richard Corben.

“Eggsucker” [SYOPSIS].
12 pgs: pgs 9-20. r[Vic and Blood #1 (1987)]. Color.
“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 1(2)
19 pgs: pgs 34-52. r[Vic and Blood #1 (1987)]. Color.
“A Boy and his Dog”, Part 2(2)
17 pgs: pgs 53-69. r[Vic and Blood #2 (1988)]. Color.
“Run, Spot, Run”
13 pgs: pgs 105-117. r[Vic and Blood #2 (1988)]. Color.

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Created: February 18, 1998. Last updated: July 19, 2019 at 11:12 am

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