Brochure for the fifth Xornadas de BD de Ourense (Galicia, Spain).
Thick minicomix collection of Jim Valentino's underground/newave work published between 1977 and 1981. Signed/numbered edition of 25. Includes a few pages of notes on much (if not all) of the content therein.
I believe all copies contain original artwork on the back cover.
This volume contains comics, covers, illustrations, ads, San Diego Comic-Con badges, Comic-Con Progress Report covers, at least one unpublished cover, etc.
There's also a big "art party" jam page (actually a flyer for one of the parties) by Valentino, Rick Geary, Scott Shaw!, John Pound, Jim Cornelius, David Scroggy, Joel Milke and others.
Characters appearing within these pages include: Li'l Abner, MAD's Alfred E. Neuman, the Yellow Kid, Howard the Duck, Cap'n Retro, Jim Jones (of Jonestown), many UG comix characters and many, many others.
Thick minicomix collection of Jim Valentino's underground/newave work published between 1977 and 1981. Signed/numbered edition of 25.
This volume contains, in their entirety, 'Christmas Comics', 'Almost Normal Comix', 'Fuckin' A Funnies', 'Kid Stuf'', 'Nobel Sperm Funnies', 'First Klass Komiks', 'Conception', 'Real Assassin Thrills' (collab with Rick Geary), 'Joint Effort' (collab with Gary Whitney), 'Fit to Be Tied' (with Diane Valentino). Each of these comics is prefaced with a page or two of introduction/back story.
Characters appearing within these pages include: the Marx Bros. (Groucho, Harpo, Chico), the Pep Boys, Mr. Natural and many others.
#2145 in Jay Kennedy's Official Underground and Newave Comix Price Guide.
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