Articles on Victor Fox, the 1939 Superman/Wonder Man controversy, Jack Mendelsohn, letterer Abe Kanegson and Captain Marvel.
CAPA-alpha #001 New!
Membership includes Jerry Bails (Central Mailer), Paul Gambaccini, Bob Jennings, Bill Placzek, Daniel Alderson, John Koch, John & Tom McGeehan, Tom Dietz, Richard Kyle, David Castronuovo, Marc Nadel, Pete Jackson, Dick Memorich, David Kaler, Pete Phillips, Glen Goggin, Duncan Robertson, Margaret Gemignani, Howard Keltner and Al Kuhfeld.
Cover by Jerry Bails.
Contributions are Agent X Reporting (Bails), House of Info (McGeehans), Listen Here! (Gambaccini), Comments and Suggestions Re Academy Elections (Kuhfeld), Mandrake the Magician in the Land of X (House of Info - McGeehans), Data Sheet - DC Scripts by Otto Binder (Bails), Checklists of Features in Comic Books of the First Heroic Age - Approx. 1938-51 (Keltner), I Was a Teenage Gambaccini! or Blecch! (Gambaccini) and Wonderworld #1 (Kyle).
Reproduction by ditto and mimeograph.
Special issue dedicated to Will Gould and his strip, "Red Barry."
Letters from Jerry De Fuccio, Dick Voll, Stanley Pitt, Alan J. Hanley, Roy Thomas, Jim Harmon, Hames Ware, Jim Jones, Jim Gardner, Larry Ivie, Howard Waldrop, Bill Blackbeard, John Benson, Frederic Wertham.
Results of Graphic Story Magazine Poll.
Features an interview with Dan Spiegle.
Features an interview with Jim Steranko. Debut of strip by Dan Spiegle titled "Penn & Chris."
Final issue under this title. Continues as WONDERWORLD #9.
Major format change from unstapled newsletter to saddle-stitched zine with more pages and heavier paper. Interview with Dick Giordano by Mike Friedrich, article about King Features Syndicate by Rudi Franke, Parts 6, 7 and 8 of Richard Corben’s first published strip, “Monsters Rule,” graphic critique of Will Eisner, and another strip by Corben called “The Lure of the Tower.”
Formerly titled Graphic Story World, and continued same numbering until this new title.
Letters page includes letters from Art Spiegelman, George Metzger, Joe Brancatelli, Jim Jones, Larry Johnson, Mort Walker.
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A virtual archive of mini-comics, fanzines, small press comics, newave comix and related items. The physical archive, housed at PF headquarters, is being built with personal acquisitions as well as generous donations from supporters. This project is most definitely a work in progress.