Batmania #21 New!
Batman-themed fanzine. Contents include "The World's Finest Team of Heroes" article, pieces on Batman novels, a Batman index, "Superman vs Mickey Mouse" (Metropolis, Illinois), letters, more.
Collector, The #23 New!
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
This issue also came with the Newsflashes! companion insert.
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Features an interview with Harvey Kurtzman by Alan Hewetson, and letters from Roy Thomas, Irene Vartanoff, and Mike Raub.
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.”
Wrap-around cover by Richard Corben, first printing of first half of “Rowlf,” Corben profile by Rudi Franke, and a heavily illustrated Graphic Critique of Frank Frazetta.