TCJ Archive

The Comics Journal No. 115, 1987

Featuring the deposition of Dean Mullany; the testimonies of Jim Shooter, Harlan Ellison, Gary Groth; Joe Sacco on the Fleisher v. Fantagraphics libel case.

Newswatch (p. 9)

“The Deposition of Dean Mullaney” (p. 65)
“The Testimony of Jim Shooter” (p. 75)
“The Testimony of Harlan Ellison” (p. 109)
“The Testimony of Gary Groth” (p. 119)
“Closing Arguments” (p. 129)

Rob Rodi, “Girls Just Wanna Survive” (p. 35)
Jim Dawson, “Blood and Irony” (p. 42)
R.C. Harvey, “Shouts in the Street” (p. 44)

Joe Sacco, “The Fight for First Amendment Rights: An Overview of the Libel Suit Brought by Michael Fleisher Against Fantagraphics, Inc., Gary Groth, and Harlan Ellison” (p. 51)
Joe Sacco, “Personal Comment: Juror’s Recollections” (p. 57)
Harlan Ellison, “Preliminary Thoughts on The Big Lawsuit” (p. 61)
Gary Groth, “Notes on the Testimony” (p. 63)

R. Fiore, “Funnybook Roulette” (p. 30)
Bill Sherman, “Erosions and Exceptions: The Black and White Boom” (p. 144)