"Tales from the Berkeley-Con," underground comic format program book published by Last Gasp/Rip Off Press. Wrap-around cover by Rand Holmes.
EC article illustrated with art by Wally Wood, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Graham Ingels, Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, and Will Elder. Notes from the Underground: remembrances of EC from numerous underground artists.
Nicely produced catalog from Collectors Book Store (Hollywood) with half-toned (and some color) reproductions of artwork for sale by Stephen Fabian, Hal Foster, Disney studio artists, Robert Williams, Milton Caniff, Winsor McCay, Bill Ward, Robert Kline, Carl Barks, Basil Wolverton, Jack Kirby, Milt Gross, Marge Henderson, Al Capp, Reed Crandall, Carl Lundgren, Virgil Finlay, Jay Lynch, Jack Gaughan, Bud Sagendorf, George Barr, Bob Zoell, Mac Raboy, Carl Anderson, Kenneth Smith and many others.
This issue also contains one-page biographical pieces on artists Vivie Risto and James McQuade.
Characters represented include: Doc Savage, Betty Boop, Disney ducks, Popeye, Henry
Remarkable publication from the team of Jim Vadeboncoeur, Al Davoren and Bud Plant. The most notable feature, however, is undoubtedly the 32 pages devoted to Robert Crumb. These pages contain a long interview and a nice selection of rarely seen art (including "Roberta Smith, Office Girl" strips).
80 pages plus fold-outs.
There may be more contributors not listed above.
Credited pseudonymously to "Fice Mook".
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