Writers / Artists: Alan Jim Hanley

Assorted Superlatives #2

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Contents incude: interview with John Celardo (with studio photos); article on the early work of Steve Ditko; a report on the Cartoonists' Fine Art Show in NYC (including photos of exhibited works by Joe Kubert, Rube Goldberg, Howie Post, Mort Walker, John Dirks, Alfred Andriola, Raeburn Van Buren and Alden McWilliams); article on the practice of swiping; three-page science fiction comic; more.

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Auction Block #4

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Cover art by Alan "Jim" Hanley, "Exposé!" article (on the similarities between a 1949 George Tuska-drawn character, Mr. Crime, and the earlier Postum advertising character, Mr. Coffee-Nerves), lots of fanzine reviews, letters (Fred Hembeck, Terry Austin, Bruce Hamilton and others), more.

Bazz Fazz #1

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20 or 24 pages?

The cover image was taken from a news release in The Fandom Journal #3 (Kevin Collier, 1985). A proper cover scan would be preferable.

CB Fan Fair #?

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Chronicle #1

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Characters appearing include: Flash, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Dr. Doom, Black Pirate, Spider-Man, Bouncing Boy (Legion of Super-Heroes), the Clown (Circus of Crime), Warlock, Nick Fury, Conan the Barbarian, Wonder Woman

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Cloak and Dagger Vol. 2, #2

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Collector's Chronicle, The #2

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Offset, side stapled.

Contains letters from Martin Greim, Mike Howell, Anthony Kowalik and Jim Pinkoski.

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Collector's Chronicle, The #4

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Contents include: "James Bond Code 007" feature article with plenty of photos by Folo Watkins; "The Masque of Broom Hilda" interview with cartoonist Russell Myers by Lund; "UFO's & Aliens: Fact or Fiction" article by Richard G Balaam; "Reminiscences" column by Andrew J Offutt; "Fan Scope" interview of Raymond Miller by Lund; "The Ghastly Business of Dick Tracy's Villains" article by Shel Dorf; "Mole Man: Mad or Mistreated?" by Neal S Pozner; "Rachel Welch. The Cinema, Nudity & Sex: Dirty Words?" article by Gerry Clifford; poetry by Lund and Balaam; "What Gives?" column with fanzine plugs and comments by Lund; Ad for San Diego's Golden State Comic Con 1971; Letters from John McLaughlin, Andrew Offutt, Neal Pozner; Ad for Fantagor 1 with Richard Corben's Kansas City, Missouri address.

32 pages, offset, wraparound cover.

Publisher Will Lund notes: "Richard G. Balaam was a collective pseudonym used by a few fans involved with Comic Con at that time. I don't recall who wrote what, and sometimes it was more than one writer."

Special thanks to Aaron Caplan for the detailed info on contents and contributors.

Collector, The #23

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Contents include: a bio of Kenneth Smith; a three-page Hyperman comic; interview with artist Jim Jones; some nice non-comics art by Dan Adkins; fiction; letters (Alan Light, Gary Groth, Mark Ammerman, others); more.

One other artist: [?] Stuckey

Characters appearing include: Darkseid, Guardian, Orion, Batman, Captain Marvel (DC, Marvel & M.F. Enterprises), Flash (Golden/Silver Age), Volto, Dynamo, Blue Bolt, Lightning, Quicksilver, Thunderbolt

Offset, saddle-stitched.

This issue also came with the Newsflashes! companion insert.

Collector, The #24

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Contents include: indepth reportage on the 1971 Comic Art Convention (including Jim Warren's keynote speech, the "Comedy in the Comics" panel with Sergio Aragones & others, other panels, the Goethe Awards, Harvey Kurtzman's one-man panel, more); article on Kirk Alyn; article on Jim Steranko and Gardner Fox; article on cosplay at the con (with photos of Martin Pasko, Mike Zeck and Mike Nolan in costume); "Was Wertham Right After All?" article; The Flying Dutchman article; fiction; more.

Also contains photos of Frank Frazetta, Harvey Kurtzman, Denny O'Neil, Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, Len Wein, Neal Adams, Kirk Alyn, Gardner Fox, Phil Seuling, Jim Steranko, John Benson, Joe Sinnott, Bill Wilson, John Fantucchio, Kenneth Smith and Billy Graham.

Characters appearing include: Superman, Kirk Alyn, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Perry White, Clark Kent, Ka-Zar, Golden Age Green Lantern, Captain America (centerspread), Sub-Mariner, the Thing (by Sinnott), Captain Marvel, Green Ring (Green Lantern spoof)

Offset, saddle-stitched, some interior color.

Comic & Crypt #4

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Fandom Unlimited #1

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Fantasy Crossroads #02

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Fawcett Collectors of America #15

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Cover notes a focus on the Golden Age of Comics including Will Eisner, Jack Binder, Joe Kubert and C.C. Beck; an interview with Rod Reed; plus tributes to Wendell Crowley, Otto Binder and Bill Parker.

Appearances on the cover by Batman, Robin , Sub-Mariner, Flash, Green Lantern, Popeye, Sad Sack, L'il Abner, Nancy and Dagwood Bumstead.

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FVP #5

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Hemoglobin #1

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There may be more contributors than listed above.

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Maelstrom #6

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This issue's got a three-page Captain America / Red Skull story by Russ Maheras, an index for the first 101 issues of The Comic Reader fanzine, a science fiction story, a prose story and a nice two-pager from 1974 by Alan "Jim" Hanley.

United Fanzine Organization memberzine.