Michael T Gilbert
Roy Thomas on DC in the '80s; origins of Alter-Ego; tributes; The 1964 Super Hero Calendar; Fawcett Collectors of America; more.
Green Lantern history, interview with Mart & Carrie Nodell, interview with Jack Mendelsohn, interview with Betty Tokar ("the woman who probably inspired Betty Cooper"), letterer Abe Kanegson, interview with Rudi Franke, more.
Science fiction-themed issue.
Contents include a fold-out faux movie poster jam page by Repka, Buniak, Kraiger, Barta, Erling, Campos and Ryan.
Characters appearing in art and comics include: Walt Disney, Mars Attacks martians, the Creature from the Black Lagoon and plenty of BEMs!
Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).
Centrail Mailer for this issue: Mark Campos
TPB anthology themed around comics and creating comics. The interiors are packed with references (small and large) to EC Comics (MD, Mad magazine, Wally Wood, Will Elder), Sherlock Holmes, Plop!, Not Brand Echh!, Fin Fang Foom, Disney comics, Little Lulu, Harvey Comics, Pogo, the Archie Comics gang, Will Eisner, Cerebus, Flaming Carrot, Canadian fandom and so many others.
Roughly 6½ × 10¼"
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This is essentially a 1975-76 guide to current fan publications (comic zines, underground comix and various fanzine categories) put together by Fred Burkhardt / 20th Century Anonymous (Meateaters).
Apart from many pages of fan publication listings there's also an article by Clay Geerdes ("Freelancing: An Essay"), a cover and huge two-color centerspread by Jim Siergey and other comix and art.
Roughly 7½ × 11¼" which unfolds to 11¼ × 15".
Covers and centerspread printed in two colors.