A Partial List of Comics Detained by Canada Customs

This list is incomplete; Canada Customs do not go out of their way to make their lists available to the general public. All the titles listed here have been "detained" by Customs at one time or another since 1989. The majority were eventually released. (Titles currently prohibited have an * in front.) If you have any additions or corrections to this list, please let us know.

A Life Force (Eisner -- Kitchen Sink)
An Author in Search of Six Characters (Manara -- Catalan)

Betty Page, Jungle Girl (Zone -- 3D Zone)
Betty's Diary (various -- Archie Comics)
Big Blown Baby #1 (Fleming/Wray -- Dark Horse Comics)
Big Numbers #1 (Moore/Sienkiewicz -- Mad Love)
Blab #4 (various -- Kitchen Sink)
*Boiled Angel # Ate (Diana -- Mike Diana)
Bride of Heavy Metal (various -- HM Communications)

*Cherry #s 2, 8, 9 (Welz -- Last Gasp)
Cherry #10 (Welz -- Last Gasp)
The Collected Omaha, Vol. 1 (Waller/Worley -- Last Gasp)
The Comics Journal #135 (various -- Fantagraphics Books)
The Complete Crumb Comics, Vol. 6 (Crumb -- Fantagraphics Books)
Crying Freeman #6 (Koike -- Viz Comics)

Deadworld #15 (Reed/Locke -- Caliber Press)

*Emmanuelle Erotica (Crepax -- NBM)

Fat Freddy's Cat #2 (Shelton -- Rip Off Press)
Faust #s 2, 4, 5 (Vigil -- Northstar Publishing)
Freak Brothers #2 (Shelton -- Rip Off Press)

Graphique Musique #2 (Allred --Slave Labor Comics)
The Great Adventure (Manara -- Catalan)

Harold Hedd in Hitler's Cocaine # 1, 2 (Holmes -- Kitchen Sink)
Horny Biker Sluts Comics #1 (Howard/Phillips -- Last Gasp)
Hothead Paisan, various issues

Leather and Lace #s 3, 6, 9, 10, 12 (Blair -- Aircel Comics)
*Little Ego (Giardino -- Catalan)
Lonely Nights (Seda -- Last Gasp)
Love and Rockets, Book 4: Tears From Heaven (Hernandez -- Fantagraphics Books)

Marada the She-Wolf (Claremont/Bolton -- Epic/Marvel Comics)
Mickey Rat #s 3, 4 (Armstrong -- Last Gasp)
Midnight Graffiti #5 (various -- Midnight Graffiti)

National Lampoon, June 1990 (various -- National Lampoon)

Olivia #s 1, 2 (Foster -- Jabberwocky Graphics)
Omaha the Cat Dancer #s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14 (Waller/Worley -- Kitchen Sink)
One-Fisted Tales #1 (various -- Slave Labor)

* Penthouse Comix #3, 9
Plastic Forks #4 (McKeever -- Epic/Marvel comics)
Post Brothers #18 (Howarth -- Vortex Comics)

*Revelry in Hell #1 (Wilber -- Eros Comics)
Rip-Off Comics #26 (various -- Rip-Off Press)

Sapphire #s 3, 4, 6 (Blair -- Aircel Comics)
Scimidar Books 3, 4 (Jones -- Eternity Comics)
Shadowland #1 (Deitch -- Fantagraphics Books)
Shorts (Manara -- Catalan)
Spicy Tales #s 11, 18 (various -- Malibu Graphics)
*Squeak the Mouse (Mattioli -- Catalan)

Taboo #2 (various -- SpiderBaby Graphix)
Trouble With Girls #7 (Jones/Jacobs/Hamilton -- Eternity Comics)

Underground Classics #1 (Shelton -- Rip-Off Press)

*Weird Smut Comics #3 (various -- Last Gasp)
Weirdo #s 21, 23, 24, 27 (various -- Last Gasp)
*Wendy Whitebread, Undercover Slut (Drek -- Eros Comics)
Wimmin's Comix #7, 10

Xenophile #3 (Foglio/various -- Palliard Press)
Xenozoic Tales: Cadillacs and Dinosaurs Collection (Schultz -- Kitchen Sink)

Yummy Fur #s 16, 18 (Brown -- Vortex Comics)

Zap Comics #s 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 (various -- Last Gasp)
*Zap Comics #4 (various -- Last Gasp)