Dimensions: 8½ x 11" (magazine)

CAPA-alpha #003

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Membership includes Jerry Bails (Central Mailer), Paul Gambaccini, Bob Jennings, Daniel Alderson, John & Tom McGeehan, Richard Kyle, David Castronuovo, Marc Nadel, Pete Jackson, David Kaler, Pete Phillips, Duncan Robertson, John Ryan, Elliot Brill, Ronn Foss, Dennis Richard, Joe Hehn, Bill Spicer, Howard Keltner and Al Kuhfeld.

Cover by Biljo White and Jerry Bails

Contributions include Agent X Reporting (Bails), Views and Verdict (Nadel), The Rambling Roamer #1 (Jackson), Listen Here! (Gambaccini), Small Talk (Johnson), Data Sheet (Bails), Checklist of Features in Comic Books of the First Heroic Age (Keltner), An Index of Periodical Literature Pertaining to Comics (Brill) and an ad for The Official Guidebook to Comics Fandom (Spicer)

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CAPA-alpha #004

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No membership roster given.

Cover by Ronn Foss

Contributions include Looking Back and Ahead (Foss), Operation Ishfael (Moslander), Agent X Reporting (Bails), House of Info (McGeehans), The Authoritative Guidebook for the Bewildered Comic Pro (Weingroff via Bails), A Clipping for Your Files (Bails), The Chopping Block (Robertson), Kid Stuff? (Kuhfeld) and Heavy Water #1 (Patten)

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Back cover by Fred Patten and Jack Harness

CAPA-alpha #005

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Membership roster not given

Cover by Howard Keltner

Contributions include Agent X Reporting (Bails), Edgemar Milk is Supermilk (bumper sticker inclusion, Patten), Operation Ishfael Part Two (Moslander), The World of Ryandom (Ryan), Richard Kyle's Wonderworld #3 (Kyle), Shmoz #1 (Castora), Secrets Behind All-Star Comics (Bails), The Rambling Roamer #2 (Jackson), Heavy Water #2 (Patten), Miss Suzy Fandom (Miller), Barton Werper - Apprentice Imitator (Hulan), Listen Here! (Gambaccini), Questionnaire for CAPA-alphans (Bails), Looking Back - And Ahead (Foss)

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Back cover by Ronn Foss

CAPA-alpha #006

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Membership includes Jerry Bails, Paul Gambaccini, Daniel Alderson, John and Tom McGeehan, Glen Johnson, Richard Kyle, Marc Nadel, Pete Jackson, David Kaler, Duncan Robertson, Howard Keltner, Al Kuhfeld, Elliot Brill, Ronn Foss, John Ryan, Dennis Richard, Paul Moslander, Roy Thomas, Fred Patten, Raymond Miller, Phil Castora, Richard Weingroff

Applicants include Derrill Rothermich, Joseph Wehrle, Coreen Casey, Richie Benyo, Gary Behymer, Don & Maggie Thompson

Cover by Jerry Bails

Contributions include Agent X Reporting (Bails), Index to Periodical Literature #2 (Brill), Checklist to First Heroic Age #2 (Keltner), ROY-al Ramblings #1 (Thomas), Listen Here #4 (Gambaccini), Heavy Water #3 (Patten), Shmoz #2 (Castora), Hints: Repro with Spirit Duppers (Bails), Sounding Off (Kaler), Wandering Miner #1 (Rothermich), The World of Ryandom #2 (Ryan), Summation of K-a #1-3 (Alderson), By-Laws of CAPA-alpha (Bails), Membership Roster (Bails)

Reproduction by ditto and mimeograph

Back cover by Jerry Bails

Captain Saucer #09

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Punk/newave-influenced retro/future sci-fi minicomic by Doug Holverson (Interstellar Overdrive, Fanboy).

This issue's got a fold-out Flexia Bast poster by Holverson and a Flexia pin-up by Brad W. Foster.

Two printings/editions: magazine and digest. I believe the magazine is the 1st.

1st printing?: magazine, 1984
2nd printing?: 5½ x 8½" digest

Captain Spaz #05

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Initial entry created from "newly released" info in Fan Scene #3 (Kevin Collier, 1985). The cover image in this entry was taken from a review in the same issue. A proper cover scan would be preferable.

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Published in 1985?

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Published in 1985?

Initial entry created from "newly released" info (not a review) in Fan Scene #3 (Kevin Collier, 1985).

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Published in 1985?

Cartoon Loonacy #001

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Some of the contents include: a two-page jam comic by George Erling and Craig Yoe, an eight-page Morty the Dog comic by Steve Willis

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Morty the Dog, Beanworld

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Centrail Mailer for this issue: George Erling

Cartoon Loonacy #035

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Some of the contents include: Mike Kazaleh's comics adaptation of Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues", Hank Arakelian's four-page article on Gustave Verbeck's "Incredible Upsidedowns", and a couple of (presumably previously unpublished) Frank Thorne sketches.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Superswine, Pogo, Harold (he of the Purple Crayon), Gumby and Morty the Dog.

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #036

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This issue contains a 15-page story by Brian Buniak that stars Bettie Page and his characters Apricot O'Toon & Babette Quark. It's kind of a talk-show format and features guest panels drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, Bob Laughlin, Gary Fields, Howard Simpson, George Erling, Howard Bender and Mark Campos.

Other standouts include: TV Guide parody cover by Buniak and three pages of Gene Deitch illustrations from The Record Changer.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Wolverine, Cap'n Crunch, Stan Lee, Howard the Duck, Joe Camel, Fred Hembeck, Bazooka Joe, Moebius' Arzach, Rocky Squirrel, Cathy, Flattop, Astro Boy, Kermit the Frog, Goofy, Superman, Kitz 'n' Katz, Krazy Kat, Mr. Natural, Joe Matt, Barney the Dinosaur, Beany & Cecil, the Cat in the Hat, Wile E. Coyote, Joe Tater, Bill Clinton, Jessica Rabbit, Dagwood Bumstead, Captain Haddock and Ren & Stimpy.

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #037

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Characters appearing in art and comics include: Sylvester Stallone / Rambo, Linus Van Pelt, Dr. Doom, Dr. Radium and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

This issue also came with a copy of Shel-Tone Catalog #2 (1993).

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #039

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Some of this issue's contents: Mark Campos' E.C. Comics-reminiscent cover, Brian Buniak's indepth analysis of Don Bluth's Thumbelina, a fold-out Buniak poster, a four-page jam comic between Gary Usher, Jeff Zenick and Jim Conatser.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Bullwinkle Moose, Superman, Christopher Reeve, George Reeves, Margot Kidder, Noel Neill, Bert and Ernie, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Snuffleupagus and Morty the Dog.

This issue also includes a Buniak flyer insert.

Cartoon Loonacy #040

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Some of this issue's contents: a Pee-Wee Herman fold-out poster by Buniak, Gary Usher's three-page comics adapation of Gary Roberts and the Satellites' "Do You Know the Difference Between Big Wood and Brush", Max Traffic's original zebra print (on heavy stock), candid photos of actresses Linnea Quigley and Lois Maxwell.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Pepe LePew, Daffy Duck, Opus the penguin, Danny DeVito's Penguin, Judd Hirsch, Tim Burton, Sean Young, Kim Basinger, Warren Beatty, Yosemite Sam, Michigan J. Frog, Cher, Madonna, Melanie Griffith, Raquel Welch, Ellen Barkin, Lena Olin, Annette Bening, the Cat in the Hat, Hobbes, Barney Fife / Don Knotts, Felix the Cat, Garfield, Arsenio Hall, Danny Bonaduce, Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Cartoon Loonacy #041

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Some of this issue's contents: a couple of pages of Gene Deitch drawings (from the Record Changer, I think), Scott Saavedra's story of meeting Jack Kirby, a reprinting of the George Erling / Craig Yoe jam cover to Cartoon Loonacy #4, a fold-out with a Bill Holman "Smokey Stover" strip on one side and a Gene Ahern "Squirrel Cage" on the other, Brian Buniak's "How Not to Write Elfquest: New Blood", Buniak's three-page article on the film "Jack the Giant Killer", Buniak's fold-out poster of Bernie Goetz (!).

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Laurel and Hardy, Rocko's Modern Life, Nancy Ritz, Little Lulu, cast of Beverly Hills 90210, Ted Kennedy, Bart Simpson.

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #042

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Some of this issue's contents: a jam page by Steve Willis & Hank Arakelian based on Gustave Verbeck's "Upsidedowns"; a foldout poster of Rhett Butler & Scarlett O'Hara by Brian Buniak.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Morty the Dog, TMNT, Hobbes, Madonna, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Arsenio Hall, Tom Cruise, Danny DeVito, Ed Sullivan, Ralph Kramden / Jackie Gleason, the Three Stooges, Jack Benny, Rochester, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh.

Gary Fields provides a two-panel sneak peek at "The Toonage Mutant Ninja Turtle", a 17-page Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles story that was originally intended for "a TMNT special which was canceled before it saw print" (for the Archie line, I believe).

This issue also included two flyer inserts.

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #043

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Some of this issue's contents: a cartoon tribute to MAD Magazine's Alfred E. Neuman (originally done for the San Diego con program) by Pete Fitzgerald; a five-page "Romwald vs the State" comic by Vince Kimszal, Tim Corrigan and Brian Buniak originally planned for the Comix Unlimited fanzine in the mid '70s but never published; a foldout poster by Brian Buniak of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Conan the Barbarian.

Characters appearing in art and comics include Garfield & Odie, Batman, Davy Crockett, Green Lantern, Bugs Bunny, Jughead, Archie, Casper, Space Ghost, Mickey Mouse and They Might Be Giants' John Linnell and John Flansburgh.

This issue also included two flyer inserts.

Fewer than 50 copies printed (probably more like 25).