stories of close encounters with Vancouver's drunken street
bums, known in Canadian slang as "Rubbies". Growing up in
the suburbs did not prepare me to deal with such lowlife,
although I gradually grew more empathetic with these examples
of damaged humanity.
A staggering, raving bundle of rage looking for a shoulder
to spit on.
Part 1: A Korean War veteran goes berserk on a late night
Part 2: Lots of screaming, threats and laying down the law.
I save a woman from being mugged by a drunk. A lot of thanks
A tussle involving Ray Douglas, since deceased, a legendarily
ugly rubbie who has also been featured in the comics of
A panhandler tries to bum money so he can get back to prison
for the weekend.
1985-1986, mini, 8 pages, $.40 (each)