Jeffrey Catherine Jones
Profile of Bernie Wrightson by Bruce Jones, profile of John Stanley by Don Phelps, auto-bio by Frank Thorne, article about the annual costume parade by Jim Burns.
Edgar Rice Burroughs fanzine. Contains artwork by Jeffrey Catherine Jones, Roy G Krenkel and John Celardo.
The letter was included with direct-order copies.
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Features include reviews of fanzines and comics, and a 12-page “Inside Comix” section by Joe Brancatelli, which may have been a paid advertisement. The “Inside Comix” section bumped Part Three of the Richard Corben interview, which was re-scheduled for the following issue. Issue #6, however, was the final issue.
Includes ads for Fan Informer, Phantasmagoria, and various Middle Earth portfolios and prints.
Nickelodeon took the place of Trumpet after Tom 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.
Bill G. Wilson, in Ken Meyer Jr’s Ink Stains:
“I did Panorama as a convention one-shot prior to Phil Seuling’s ’71 con – in fact, there are pics of my dad and Kenneth Smith (!) hawking copies of it at my table in The Collector 24. About the color: I was experimenting with color reproduction as I gained more experience running the ol’ A.B. Dick 360 offset press at Prince Printing, and John Fantucchio’s great cover gave me the opportunity and inspiration to do even more. Registering color with multiple passes on a single-color press – especially printing its max sheet size of 11×17 – was no mean feat, and the success with Panorama gave me the confidence to explore full four-color, which I then used throughout The Collector from #24-on.”
A Warren fanzine. This oversize issue of Spooky reprints 10 pages from issues 1-3, including interviews with Bill Mohalley and Kevin Pagan, and features new interviews with Frank Brunner, Greg Bazaz, Boris Vallejo, Ken Gale, Mike Zeck, Angelo Torres, Flo Steinberg, Esteban Maroto, Terrance Lindall, Howard Chaykin, Ed Fedory, Paul Gulacy, Dick Giordano, Jeff Easley, Jim Laurier, Jeff Rovin, Don Maitz, Steve Englehart, Bob Toomey, Clark Dimond, Bruce Jones, Joe Wehrle, Barbara Leigh, Jeff Jones, Timothy Moriarty, David Allikas, Don McGregor, Russ Heath, Paul Neary, and Angelique Trouvere.
All art in this issue reprinted from Warren magazines.
Trumpet #7 got a second printing in 1970, and was advertised in Dallascon Bulletin #5.
Features include the third installment of George Barr’s adaptation of Poul Anderson’s The Broken Sword, and a profile of George Barr. Also features a portfolio by Jeffrey Catherine Jones.
Letters page includes letters from Bhob Stewart and Harry Warner Jr.
Letters page includes letters from John Brunner and Harry Warner Jr.
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