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.
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.
Interview with C.L. Moore.
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"The Filming of 'Fritz the Cat'; The Life of Ub Iwerks; Color Comics by Richard Corben"
Features interviews with Mike Kaluta, Steve Harper.
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.
Features include Part One of an interview with Richard Corben, and fanzine reviews.
Includes ads for Ragnarok #2, Gordon Bailey’s Fandom Newsstand Catalog, and various Middle Earth portfolios and prints.
Letters page includes letters from Jim Jones, and Duffy Vohland.
Features include Part Two of an interview with Richard Corben. Part Three was scheduled for issue #6, but was bumped by an “Inside Comix” feature. Issue #6 was the final issue, and the third part of the Corben interview would never appear.
Includes ads for Eternity Science Fiction, The Collector #27, and various Middle Earth portfolios and prints.
Nickelodeon took the place of Trumpet after Ted Reamy became embroiled in a publishing deal with Nostalgia Inc. that didn’t turn out as he had hoped or been led to believe. Reamy shared editing and publishing duties with Ken Keller, who would go on to publish Trumpet #12 in 1981, in an effort to resurrect the title.
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.”
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