Writers / Artists: Doug Potter

Best of Dallas Fantasy Comics, The

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Collects work from Dallas Fantasy Comics (souvenir mini-comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair) and Dallas Fantasy Fair Mini-Comics Workshop minis.

It also includes Tosh's autobiographical "Dinner with Crumb" story and a number of jam comix pages by artists like R. Crumb, Spain Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton, Denis Kitchen, Bill Sienkiewicz and others.

There are a few contributors I'm not sure about:
-- "KH"
-- "Roe" (Charles Roe?)
-- "Cavazos"
-- unknown (the piano wire flossing illo)
-- "CLJ"

Best of Dallas Fantasy Comics, The (proof copy)

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Collects work from Dallas Fantasy Comics (souvenir mini-comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair) and Dallas Fantasy Fair Mini-Comics Workshop minis.

Bombshell #10

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Comics, art, fiction and articles. Contents include: "Hokum?", a 2½-page column written by Gene Klein (later Gene Simmons); ama-hero comics starring The Fighters of Evil and Sonar; letters; lots of art; more.

Offset/ditto, side-stapled.

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.

Collector, The #25

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Contents include: "The Real Jack Kirby" article; "Jack Kirby: All Father Man" article; "Green Beam" comic (Green Lantern/Flash spoof) by Hanley; funny animals/Carl Barks article; profile of artist Donald Wong; The Flying Dutchman article; a memorial to Pittsburgh talk show host Ed King; crossword puzzle; letters; more.

Characters appearing include: Darkseid, Guardian, Mister Miracle, Big Barda, Captain Marvel/Tom Tyler, Warlock, Captain America, Red Skull, the Shadow, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, Dynamo, NoMan, Menthor, Superman, Batgirl, Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Batman

Offset, some interior color, saddle-stitched.

Collector, The #26

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Contents include: six-page Mr. A comic and wraparound cover; biography of Ken Barr; a Tarzan art portfolio; a John Fantucchio portfolio (with color centerspread); "The By-Products of Adventure" (radio drama); biography of Joe Sinnott; a "Greenhorn" comic by Hanley (Marvel/DC parody); a brief interview with C.C. Beck; a gorgeous 10-page Hyperman comic; letters (Al Hewetson, Kenneth Smith, Joe Kubert, others); more.

Characters include: Batman, Tarzan, Superman, Deadman, Lone Ranger, the Old Witch (EC Comics), Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr., Cthulhu, Doc Savage

Offset, some interior color, saddle-stitched.

Comic Reader #046

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Contains a letter from Paul Gambaccini, a tribute to Reed Crandall, news that Steve Ditko would no longer be doing Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, Catwoman art by Doug Potter, The Spirit art by Will Eisner, and The Fox by Ronn Foss.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #2

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Dallas Fantasy Comics was a souvenir mini-comic David Tosh (Hey!, Scratchface Doodlehead) used to produce at the Dallas Fantasy Fair comic book conventions. The contents were solicited, produced and turned in during the show and the mini-comix would be available for sale by the final day of the show.

This one is from the November 1987 Fantasy Fair.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #3 (1st)

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Souvenir comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair, produced and publishing during the show.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #3 (2nd)

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Souvenir comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair, produced and publishing during the show.

2nd printing printed on darker blue stock.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #4

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Dallas Fantasy Comics was a souvenir mini-comic David Tosh (Hey!, Dinner With Crumb) used to produce at the Dallas Fantasy Fair comic book conventions. The contents were solicited, produced and turned in during the show and the mini-comix would be available for sale by the final day of the show.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #5

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Dallas Fantasy Comics was a souvenir mini-comic David Tosh (Hey!, Scratchface Doodlehead, Dinner With Crumb) used to produce at the Dallas Fantasy Fair comic book conventions. The contents were solicited, produced and turned in during the show and the mini-comix would be available for sale by the final day of the show.

Dallas Fantasy Comics #6

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Souvenir comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair, produced and publishing during the show.

Dallas Fantasy Fair July 1-3, 1988 program

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This one came was available in both regular and deluxe editions.

The deluxe edition has a Nick Smith wraparound cover and includes the articles "The Faces Behind the Dallas Fantasy Fair: A Little Background on Bulldog Productions and Its Staff" and "Dallas Fandom: A Partially Personal History" by Edd Vick. Also contains photos from shows past featuring Frank Miller, Dave Stevens, Doug Wildey, Jaxon, Gilbert Shelton, Robert Crumb, Burne Hogarth, Harvey Kurtzman, Moebius, Will Eisner, Sergio Aragones, Denis Kitchen, Dave Sim, Jim Starlin, the Hernandez Bros., Roger Zelazny, Stanislaus Szukalski and many others.

8¼ x 10¾"
Regular edition: 36 pages
Deluxe edition: 32 pages

Dallascon Bulletin #06

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Features ads for Richard Corben posters, Worldbeater Frazetta posters, Star Studded Comics #17, Mount to the Stars, Funnyworld #12, Voice of Comicdom #16, Futura #9, The Collector #19, Seraphim, Xanadu #1, Realm, The Collector’s Chronicle #3, True Hero #2, Nucleus #3*4, Phoenix #’s 3 and #4, and All Dynamic #5*6.

 

Dallascon Bulletin #07

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Features ads for This is Legend #1, Trumpet #11 and #12, Cinefantastique, Torture Murder Pictorial #1, David Anthony Kraft’s Omnifan, Squa Tront #4, Anomaly, Comic Crusader #9, All Dynamic, Black Oracle #3, and Gore Creatures #18.

Letters page includes letters from Landon Chesney, Joe Krolik, and Jack Williamson.

 

Fever Pitch #5

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Contents include a three-page Sherlock Holmes parody, a Snow White parody, Par Holman's "Forgotten Comics of the '40s", Ultra Vixen Kitten Natividad, and a one-page spoof on Marvel/DC superheroines featuring Wasp, Raven, Valkyrie, Scarlet Witch, Wonder Girl, Fly Girl, She-Hulk, Spider-Woman, Wonder Woman, Power Girl, Hellcat, Black Canary, Nova, Invisible Woman, Huntress, Starfire, Zatanna, Batgirl, Moondragon, Storm, Black Widow, Kitty Pryde, Saturn Girl, Thundra and Vampirella.

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Glass Eye #1

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Signed/numbered edition of 75. Possibly more than one printing?

5½ × 8½", 48 pages

Goodies #15

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4¼ × 5½"
12 pages