California Raisins The Ultimate Collection (1988) comic books
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Stories by Bobbi JG Weiss, credited as Weissworks. Art by Chris Miller, David Cody Weiss, Jeff Marghart and Andy Ice. Blackthorne Publishing presents a collection of comics featuring the popular 1980s advertising spokesfruit The California Raisins. Inspired by the Claymation commercials that also spun off albums, merchandise and TV specials, Stretch, Beebop, A.C., and Red have adventures in sunny California. Big Burger and his fast-food sidekicks plot to take over Raisinville, but the musical foursome opposes them with the power of dried grapes. Then, Big Burger plans to get rid of the raisins by giving them a mansion, but his fast-food henchmen are waiting inside with traps. Unlike the original comics, these stories are not in 3-D. 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $4.95.