Collects work from Dallas Fantasy Comics (souvenir mini-comic of the Dallas Fantasy Fair) and Dallas Fantasy Fair Mini-Comics Workshop minis.
It also includes Tosh's autobiographical "Dinner with Crumb" story and a number of jam comix pages by artists like R. Crumb, Spain Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton, Denis Kitchen, Bill Sienkiewicz and others.
There are a few contributors I'm not sure about:
-- "Roe" (Charles Roe?)
-- unknown (the piano wire flossing illo)
Publication of FAN (Fandom Alliance Network) and entirely produced during a 1988 Dallas Fantasy Fair.
Contents include a report on con meetings and panels, a three-page jam prose story, and a four-page jam comic.
Roughly 11 pages (one-sided), corner-stapled.
Each section of the Comics Code Authority's guidelines is illustrated by a different artist.
Characters appearing include Groo the Wanderer, Patty Cake, Akiko, Superman, Prometheus (Amoeba Adventures)
Hand-stamped logo on back.
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.
May 2, 1997
November 16, 1997
Dallas Fantasy Comics was a souvenir mini-comic David Tosh (Hey!, Scratchface Doodlehead) 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 is from the November 1987 Fantasy Fair.
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
• profiles (and some photos) of guests Sergio Aragones (nice photo), Dave Sim, Kurt Busiek, Gene Colan, Richard Corben, Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez, George Perez, Alex Ross, Gil Kane, Barron Storey, Al Williamson, Jim Woodring, Jim Lee, Scott McCloud, James O'Barr (The Crow), Susie Owens (Flaxen), Butch Patrick (Munsters) and others
• photos from past Fantasy Fairs of Sergio Aragones, R. Crumb, Stan Lee, Moebius, Brinke Stevens, Todd McFarlane, Clive Barker, Ray Harryhausen, Joe Kubert, Harvey Kurtzman, Gil Kane, Jack Kirby, Larry Niven, Philip Jose Farmer, Robert Adams, Adam West, Doug Wildey, Dave Stevens, Neil Gaiman, Frank Miller, Will Eisner, Burne Hogarth and others
Zap Comix tribute issue. Contents include a centerspread "paste-up phunny" collage piece featuring Zap imagery and a jam comic by D. Tosh, Denis Kitchen, Bill Sienkiewicz, Don Simpson, Larry Marder, Mark David Dietz and Mark Stokes.
There may be more contributors than listed above.
Printed in a flipbook format where half of the book is work by Tosh and the other half is full of jam comix by Tosh and others.
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