1st printing: June 20, 1988 - 100 copies - lighter green cover
2nd printing: ?
3rd printing: darker green cover
United Fanzine Organization memberzine.
There's a spot illo by a "Lavigne". Steve Lavigne?
Some of the contents include: a fold-out mini-poster by Brian Buniak, back cover jam page
Characters appearing in art and comics include: Fats Waller, Frankenstein's monster, Hokey Wolf, Frank Gorshin/the Riddler, Sandman (Marvel), Lee Meriwether/Catwoman, Batman, Larry Storch, the Joker, Deanna Lund, Susan Silo, Donna Loren, Terry Moore, Simpsons characters, Morty the Dog
Hand-colored element on cover.
Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).
Central Mailer for this issue: Darren Auck and Mike Kraiger
"The Professional Unofficial Chicago Comicon 1996 Whip Cream Jam Comic"
United Fanzine Organization memberzine.
TPB anthology themed around comics and creating comics. The interiors are packed with references (small and large) to EC Comics (MD, Mad magazine, Wally Wood, Will Elder), Sherlock Holmes, Plop!, Not Brand Echh!, Fin Fang Foom, Disney comics, Little Lulu, Harvey Comics, Pogo, the Archie Comics gang, Will Eisner, Cerebus, Flaming Carrot, Canadian fandom and so many others.
Roughly 6½ × 10¼"
Each section of the Comics Code Authority's guidelines is illustrated by a different artist.
Characters appearing include Groo the Wanderer, Patty Cake, Akiko, Superman, Prometheus (Amoeba Adventures)
Hand-stamped logo on back.
Generally speaking, Not Available printings beyond the 1st have a datestamp on the front or back cover which is the printing date of the batch that copy was from. Matt Feazell says those post-1st printings were usually 60 copies or fewer.
May 2, 1997
Inside this issue: interview with Leonard Rifas, art tips from Matt Feazell, news, tons of minicomics reviews (including lots of cover scans and art samples), columns, comic strips and more.
Inside this issue: Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station", interview with Bill Barminski (Tex Hitler), interview with Natalie d'Arbeloff (Augustine), a column by Brad W. Foster, news, tons of minicomics reviews (including lots of cover scans and art samples), columns, comic strips and more.
Roughly 11½ × 15"
In this issue: Bruce Sweeney interviews Spain, Bruce Chrislip on Cartoon Loonacy, an editorial by Steve Willis called "Turning Sacred Cows into Hamburger", Mary Fleener on the Exquisite Corpse drawing game, columns, comic strips and more.
Roughly 11¼ x 16¾"
There's a focus on Canadian comics and cartoonists in this issue. Contents include interviews with Colin Upton and Chester Brown; Q&As with John MacLeod, Julie Doucet, Jacques Boivin, Sylvie Rancourt, others; the regular comic strips but with different artists (Rooum draws Siergey's "Waldo & Emerson", for example); more.
Roughly 11½ x 16½"
Inside this issue: Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station", an interview with Carole Sobocinski (Zabawny), an intro to Wow Cool and the Art Dicks by Sam Henderson, a letter from Harlan Ellison, news, tons of minicomics reviews (including lots of cover scans and art samples), columns, comic strips and more.
Letters from Harlan Ellison, Steve Keeter, Colin Upton, Susan Dorne, T.M. Maple and Bruce Lewis.
Contents incude: Clay Geerdes' "Comix Wavola" (Part Two: The Origin of the Seven-Center), Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station" (with logo by Bryan Talbot), con reports, comic strips, reviews, more.
11½ x 17"
Inside this issue: Summer 1990 convention photos of Larry Welz, Mary Fleener, Joyce Farmer, Terry LaBan, Dan Clowes, Harvey Kurtzman, Harvey Pekar, Don Martinec, Larry Nibert, Larry Blake, Matt Feazell and others; news; tons of minicomics reviews (including lots of cover scans and art samples); columns; comic strips; more.
There may be more contributors than listed above.
AKA Conjam 5. What are the previous issues?
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