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Convention organized by Nick Marcus, Mike Manyak, Jon Campbell, Clay Geerdes, John Barrett, Bud Plant, and Robert Beerbohm. Program printed by Rip Off Press. Comix World article by Clay Geerdes, front cover by Rick Griffin, back cover by Larry Todd.
"Tales from the Berkeley-Con," underground comic format program book published by Last Gasp/Rip Off Press. Wrap-around cover by Rand Holmes.
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)
EC article illustrated with art by Wally Wood, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Graham Ingels, Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, and Will Elder. Notes from the Underground: remembrances of EC from numerous underground artists.
One of the highlights of this issue is a centerspread jam comix by D. Tosh, Spain Rodriguez, Denis Kitchen, R. Crumb and Gilbert Shelton.
At least three printings exist. The 3rd has an Ozone Press logo in place of SoL (see images). Ozone Press is 3rd printing.
This was a two-volume minicomic series that spotlighted creators of independent comics with a half-page bio and one or two pages of art for each cartoonist (many drawn especially for this series).
There was also a numbered Limited Edition of 50 (green covers). Possibly a subset or a preliminary printing.
Characters appearing include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Flaming Carrot, Cutey Bunny, the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, Panda Khan, Twilight Avenger, Mechthings, Trollords, Captain Confederacy, Captain Keen, Superswine and Zombie Boy.
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