Interview with C.L. Moore.
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Hot Stuf' #1 was the only issue that was magazine size. Subsequent issues were standard comic book size, albeit on glossy paper.
Features interview with Richard Corben. A color print by Bernie Wrightson (“The Cryptics”) was inserted as a bonus.
Interviews with Mike Kaluta, Vaughn Bode, Tom Sutton, John Severin, Bernie Wrightson, and Jeff Jones. Strips by Steve Hickman, Jim Miller, Vaughn Bode. “The EC Answer to Comic Book Originality” by Meade Frierson III.
The second image is simply a color scan of the original cover painting.
EC fanzine. Two printings exist of this issue. The first printing has matte cover stock, and the second printing has glossy cover stock.
1st printing: 2500 copies
2nd printing: 2000 copies
Major format change from unstapled newsletter to saddle-stitched zine with more pages and heavier paper. Interview with Dick Giordano by Mike Friedrich, article about King Features Syndicate by Rudi Franke, Parts 6, 7 and 8 of Richard Corben’s first published strip, “Monsters Rule,” graphic critique of Will Eisner, and another strip by Corben called “The Lure of the Tower.”
Wrap-around cover by Richard Corben, first printing of first half of “Rowlf,” Corben profile by Rudi Franke, and a heavily illustrated Graphic Critique of Frank Frazetta.
With this issue Weirdom Illustrated continued as an underground comic.
7 x 10"
Original printing of “The Plague,” scripted by Dennis Cunningham and illustrated by Richard Corben, with a two-tone, wrap-around cover by Corben.
Also includes another installment of a 2-page feature titled “Accent on EC.”
“The Plague” was later reprinted by Dennis Cunningham as an underground comic, and by Bill Leach as a fanzine-sized edition with a new cover by Corben.
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