This glossary is intended to clarify what I mean by various terms I* use in this encyclopedia.
BOOK: a single issue or an annual publication It can have a hardcover, perfect or saddle stitch
CARTOON: the text and illustration are integrated.
CARTOONIST: (Car.) handles both the text and illustration aspects of a cartoon.
COLOURIST: (Col.) colours the illustration.
GRAPHIC: refers to a work that is driven completely or primarily by illustrations.
ILLUSTRATION: the visual part of a cartoon; illustrates a text or can stand on its own.
ILLUSTRATOR: (Illus.) handles the illustrative aspects of a cartoon, or at least pencil and ink
portions of those illustrative aspects, does illustrations separate from a text, or does stand alone pictures.
INKER: (In) overdraws in ink a penciled illustration.
LAYOUT ARTIST: (Lay.) translates a text into a graphic outline.
LETTERER: (Let.) scripts the text of a cartoon.
NEWSPAPER: a daily publication.
PENCILLOR: (Pen.) draws the pencil portion of an illustration.
PERIODICAL: multiple issues in a year, from weekly up to but not including annual.
TEXT: the written part of a cartoon; the written part of a work aided by an illustration or a stand alone
work. It also refers to a publication that is driven completely of primarily by text.
TEXT & GRAPHIC refers to a work where I can’t make up my mind where it belongs.
WRITER: (Writ.) handles the textual part of a cartoon or text that is assisted by illustration or is
WRITER &ILLUSTRATOR: (Writ. & Illus.) creates a work whose text and illustrations are
related but not integrated..