Inside this issue: Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station", interview with Bill Barminski (Tex Hitler), interview with Natalie d'Arbeloff (Augustine), a column by Brad W. Foster, news, tons of minicomics reviews (including lots of cover scans and art samples), columns, comic strips and more.
Roughly 11½ × 15"
Generally speaking, Not Available printings beyond the 1st have a datestamp on the front or back cover which is the printing date of the batch that copy was from. Matt Feazell says those post-1st printings were usually 60 copies or fewer.
1st printing: January 1988?
Other known printings:
June 24, 1989
January 21, 1990
Souvenir comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair, produced and publishing during the show.
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.
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
Scheduled guests included Ben Dunn, Chuck Dixon, Frank Kelly Freas, Brad W. Foster, Kerry Gammill, Lea Hernandez, Steve Jackson, Dan Jurgens, Real Musgrave, Denny O'Neil, Dan Piraro, Doug Potter, John Romita Jr., Doug Smith, David Tosh, Tim Truman and others.
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