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Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing comic books

  • Issue #1
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 1

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    1st app Jimmy Corrigan, Smartest Kid on Earth. Cover art by Chris Ware. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy rustles up a new dad. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; God berates Jimmy for his dull life. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy fantasies about a possible course for his life. Jimmy Gets Out Of The House; Young Jimmy makes a rocket ship and tries it out. Cut out and construct model of the Jimmy robot on the back cover. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #2
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 2

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    1st printing; Summer 1994; Cover art by Chris Ware. Pastiche of Charles Atlas ad. Untitled Quimby The Mouse story; Quimby is burgled and hospitalized. Untitled Quimby The Mouse story; Quimby and his Siamese twin consider past misfortunes. Untitled Quimby The Mouse story; With his Siamese twin dying, the other Quimby remembers the past. Untitled Quimby The Mouse story; Quimby decides to go swimming. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. B&W (with spot color), 11-in. x 13-in., white paper with cardstock covers. 28 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #3
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 3

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Mexican Reminiscences; Potato Head' dances. Carolina Shout; Potato Head's dog needs fed. Wish I could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate; Potato Head' plays the guitar. Untitled Potato Head' story; Potato Head' is sucked down the bath plug hole; Batman guest-stars. Untitled Potato Head' story; 24 hours in the life of 'Potato Head. Untitled Potato Head' story; Potato Head' attacks a snowman. Funny Picture Stories; Potato Head' slips on a roller skate. Upstairs Neighbor; Quimby The Mouse composes a lonely hearts ad. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #4
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 4

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Cat Daddy; Quimby has a picnic. Campfire Tales; Sparky goes on a journey. Secret Hiding Place; Quimby takes Sparky to sea. Fishing Stories; Quimby and his pals tell fishing stories. Record Sale; Quimby runs short of cash. I Am A Sickness That Infects My Friends; Quimby loses Sparky. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. Oversized issue. 11 x 13 3/4. Black and white (plus 5 pages color). 28 pgs. $4.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #5
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 5

    Cover art by Chris Ware. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy is called about a rainbow. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy fantasises and takes a plane journey. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy's father wants him to visit. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy meets his father for the first time in years. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #6
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 6

    Cover art by Chris Ware. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy bonds with his father. Pastiche of ad once published on the back of comics. Script and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #7
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 7

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Untitled Big Tex story; Paw and Avery make a deal. A tour of the Acme company. Rocket Sam on the Mysterious Cave Planet Of Zanndor; Rocket Sam lands on a new planet. Text and illustration article redesigning the constellations. Untitled Big Tex story; Paw takes Tex shooting. Untitled Quimby The Mouse story; Quimby's night at home; presented as a cut out and construct miniature book. These Arms Were Made For Hugging; The Marooned Sam constructs a companion. Cut-out and construct miniature library. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 10 3/4-in. x 18-in., 32 pgs. $6.95. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #8
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 8

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Cut-out and construct peep show. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy's grandfather grows up during the time of the Chicago World Fair. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy goes for a walk in his father's town, and has an accident. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $4.75. Cover price $4.75.

  • Issue #9
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 9

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy and his father both see a doctor. Script and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $4.50. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #10
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 10

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Comic insert titled Acme Novelty Comics. Mouse Trap; Balloon day in Quimby's town. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy dislikes his mother's new lover. Adventures of the G.I. Jim Action Club; Rusty bilks Chalky out of another rare action figure. Fake ads. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 44 pgs. $4.95. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #11
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 11

    Cover art by Chris Ware. A Visit To The Acme Novelty Library; Chris Ware's working day, incorporating readers' letters. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; The solitary life of Jimmy Corrigan's grandfather growing up in Chicago at the turn of the 20th century. Instructions on how to find the messages in Jimmy Corrigan strips. Script and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $4.50. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #12
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 12

    Cover art by Chris Ware. Cut out mundane views of a city and an envelope to store them in. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy learns more about his father and meets his grandfather. Script and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $4.50. Cover price $4.50.

  • Issue #13
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 13

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Cut out and construct Corrigan house activity page. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy's grandfather makes some friends as a child, investigates the site of the Chicago World's Fair, and learns all parents are not the same. Untitled Frank Phosphate story; Frank's airship crashess Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 36 pgs. $4.50. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #14
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 14

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. Summer At Home Can Be Fun; Pastiche of advice strips found in 1960s comics. Untitled Jimmy Corrigan story; Jimmy meets his half-sister and learns more about his father. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 100 pgs. $12.95. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #15
    Acme Novelty Library (1995) 1st Printing 15

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    Cover art by Chris Ware. I Never Stopped Loving You starring Rocket Sam. Summer Thrill Ride; Quimby goes to the movies. Untitled Rusty Brown story; A tragedy befalls Rusty. No 12--Tales Of Tomorrow; The Jimmy Corrigan of the future checks his mail. Number Six--Tales Of Tomorrow; Jimmy of the future does his washing. Saturday Antics; Quimby goes shopping. Untitled Rusty Brown story; Rusty constructs a rare collectors' item. Untitled Rusty Brown story; Chalky divests himself of a porn movie. Untitled Big Tex story. Scripts and art by Chris Ware. 100 pgs. $12.95. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #16
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  • Issue #17
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  • Issue #18
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