Early '80s Dallas, Texas punk zine with cover art and an interior comic by Scott Stevens (Mr. Fix, VD Cage).
Music/general zine. This issue is designed around the theme of high school yearbooks. Contents include a cover featuring Binky from Matt Groening's "Life in Hell" punching out the Trix Rabbit, and an interview with Dan Clowes (including a teen yearbook photo).
Characters appearing in artwork: Mr. Spock, Binky, Trix Rabbit
This issue's theme is music.
Some of the contents include: George Erling comics adaptations of songs by the Smiths, The Free Design, True West, Lucinda Williams, Ralph McTell and the Go-Betweens; wordless comic by Russ Maheras
Characters appearing in art and comics include: Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, Linus Van Pelt, Garbage Pail Kids, Frank Zappa, Robert Smith (The Cure), Kurt Cobain, Flock of Seagulls, Ramones
Insert included with this issue: Dog Comix #11 mini-comic (Fields)
Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).
Central Mailer for this issue: Darren Auck and Mike Kraiger
Mary Fleener's great anthology full of music-themed art and comix (mostly comics adaptations of songs).
This issue's musicians include Slim Gaillard, Louis Jordan, The Duchess, Electric Prunes, Capt. Beefheart, Joy Division, The Residents and Screamin' Jay Hawkins.
Inventive comix by Pat Moriarity that tells the story (sort of) of musician Buzzy Linhart now and then.
This "issue" of Get BenT! is actually five separate mini-comics, all with color covers and wrapped in a color band. Inspired by rock band Queen's "Somebody to Love" the individual minis are titled "Can", "Anybody", "Find Me", "Somebody" and "To Love". Each is on the theme of love and the set is dedicated to the memory of Freddie Mercury.
80 pages total
Collects caricatures of great jazz and blues artists such as Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Big Bill Broonzy, Blind Lemon Jefferson and others.
One-sided flyer for a December 1982 show at Studio D in Dallas, Texas featuring Hüsker Dü, NCM and Hugh Beaumont Experience.
Artwork by comix artist Scott Stevens (ex-Butthole Surfers).
Characters appearing in art or comics include Albert Einstein, Elvis Presley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Charlie Parker.
What Is This Site?
A virtual archive of mini-comics, fanzines, small press comics, newave comix and related items. The physical archive, housed at PF headquarters, is being built with personal acquisitions as well as generous donations from supporters. This project is most definitely a work in progress.