Writers / Artists: Maximum Traffic

Cartoon Loonacy #037

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Characters appearing in art and comics include: Sylvester Stallone / Rambo, Linus Van Pelt, Dr. Doom, Dr. Radium and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

This issue also came with a copy of Shel-Tone Catalog #2 (1993).

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #039

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Some of this issue's contents: Mark Campos' E.C. Comics-reminiscent cover, Brian Buniak's indepth analysis of Don Bluth's Thumbelina, a fold-out Buniak poster, a four-page jam comic between Gary Usher, Jeff Zenick and Jim Conatser.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Bullwinkle Moose, Superman, Christopher Reeve, George Reeves, Margot Kidder, Noel Neill, Bert and Ernie, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Snuffleupagus and Morty the Dog.

This issue also includes a Buniak flyer insert.

Cartoon Loonacy #040

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Some of this issue's contents: a Pee-Wee Herman fold-out poster by Buniak, Gary Usher's three-page comics adapation of Gary Roberts and the Satellites' "Do You Know the Difference Between Big Wood and Brush", Max Traffic's original zebra print (on heavy stock), candid photos of actresses Linnea Quigley and Lois Maxwell.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Pepe LePew, Daffy Duck, Opus the penguin, Danny DeVito's Penguin, Judd Hirsch, Tim Burton, Sean Young, Kim Basinger, Warren Beatty, Yosemite Sam, Michigan J. Frog, Cher, Madonna, Melanie Griffith, Raquel Welch, Ellen Barkin, Lena Olin, Annette Bening, the Cat in the Hat, Hobbes, Barney Fife / Don Knotts, Felix the Cat, Garfield, Arsenio Hall, Danny Bonaduce, Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Cartoon Loonacy #041

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Some of this issue's contents: a couple of pages of Gene Deitch drawings (from the Record Changer, I think), Scott Saavedra's story of meeting Jack Kirby, a reprinting of the George Erling / Craig Yoe jam cover to Cartoon Loonacy #4, a fold-out with a Bill Holman "Smokey Stover" strip on one side and a Gene Ahern "Squirrel Cage" on the other, Brian Buniak's "How Not to Write Elfquest: New Blood", Buniak's three-page article on the film "Jack the Giant Killer", Buniak's fold-out poster of Bernie Goetz (!).

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Laurel and Hardy, Rocko's Modern Life, Nancy Ritz, Little Lulu, cast of Beverly Hills 90210, Ted Kennedy, Bart Simpson.

Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).

Cartoon Loonacy #053

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Some of this issue's contents: six pages of Langridge's "Fred the Clown" strips (still called "Bill the Clown" at this point); a Skinned-Alive Boy strip by Traffic and Edward Bolman; more.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Santa Claus, Calvin & Hobbes, The Family Circus, Fred the Clown, and Salvador Dali.

The cover is a Christmas collage of work by Jaime Hernandez, Jim Valentino, Bruce Chrislip and others. This issue also included a flyer insert that's a one-page jam comic (with the last panel blank) by Darryl Cunningham, Caspar Williams, Vic Pratt, Steve Willis and others.

Central Mailer for this issue: Bruce Chrislip

Fewer than 50 copies printed but probably more like 25.

This mailing also included a copy of Mike Kazaleh's Line the Dustbin Funnies #1 comic book.

Cartoon Loonacy #054

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Some of this issue's contents: 17 pages of b-movie reviews by Mike Bannon and Pete Fitzgerald (lots of poster/ad repros too); Bruce Chrislip discusses the number of times he's been drawn as a comic book character (with relevant panels reproduced by Steve Willis, George Metzger, Peter Bagge); "Seventeen Minute Pit-Bull Funnies" by Jim Ryan; a one-page jam comic by Darryl Cunningham, Caspar Williams, Steve Willis, Bruce Chrislip & others; a "Peanuts" parody of sorts by Mike Kazaleh.

Characters appearing in art and comics include: Fred MacMurray, Richard Deacon, Little Lulu, Lucy Van Pelt, Gumby, Zorak, Bob's Big Boy, Skidoo (from Felix the Cat).

Central Mailer for this issue: Bruce Chrislip

City Limits Gazette (Willis) April 1993, #Soft white Canadians wearing gaudy sombreros in Mexicali

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: CLG Reader Profile of Edward (Ted) Bolman, Jeff Zenick reports on the Tallahassee 'Zine Show, the Bil Keane Watch, news of R. Seth Friedman's Factsheet Five revival, and more.

Unbound, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) April 1993, #Zoop

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: the Bil Keane Watch, CLG Reader Profile of Ted DeLorme, and more.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) August 1992, #Je ne souviens

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: the Bil Keane Watch, CLG Reader Profile of Mark Campos, Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station" column, Lynn Hansen on the California Redemption Value, more.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) August 1992, #Purple bowling shoes on a spongy miniature golf course

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: the Bil Keane Watch, CLG Reader Profile of Hank Arakelian, Lynn Hansen's continued commentary on Jay Kennedy's Guide (list of missing issues), art by Max. Traffic.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) December 1992, #The world is so big and we are so small, yet we're turning it to shit in no time at all

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: a checklist of 1992 City Limits Gazette issues, the Bil Keane Watch, CLG Reader Profile of Brad Foster, more of Gary Usher's Comics Journal Small Press Index.

Unbound, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) December 1992, #ZZZZZZZerk-gigga-gigga-BOINK!

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: Lynn Hansen on the work of the late Jane J. Oliver, the Bill Keane Watch, more of Gary Usher's Comics Journal Small Press Index, the continuation of the Morty Dog Memorial Library Bad Beatles Countdown.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) February 1993, #¶•¶•¶

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: the Bil Keane Watch, Gary Usher's "Obscuro Press: 1961", Bruce Semans' want list, the continuation of Gary Usher's Comics Journal Small Press Index.

Unbound, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) January 1993, #?(¿)?

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: logo art by Chad Woody, "The Incredible Upsidedowns of Old Man Verbeck", CLG Reader Profile of Bob Vojtko, the Bil Keane Watch, the conclusion to the Morty Dog Memorial Library Bad Beatles Countdown.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

I'm guessing "Thad Willis" is Bryan Willis.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) January 1993, #[ . ]

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: the Bil Keane Watch, CLG Reader Profile of Jamie Alder (Bill Shut), and comix reviews by Lynn Hansen.

Saddle-stitched, b&w interiors.

The issue number should actually have a caret (^) over the period but I haven't found a way to do that.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) July 1992, #Peeling the toaster

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: Willis on Dale Luciano and newave comix, the Bil Keane Watch, Bruce Sweeney's "Underground Station" column, CLG Reader Profile of Wayno, Clay Geerdes and Max. Traffic on the "hobby" discussion, and the continuation of the Morty Dog Memorial Library Bad Beatles Countdown.

Unbound, b&w interiors.

City Limits Gazette (Willis) June 1992

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Steve Willis' biweekly newsletter full of comix news and commentary.

Also in this issue: logo art by Max. Traffic, readers answer questions, comix reviews by Lynn Hansen, Brad Foster on selling out, and the Bil Keane Watch.

Unbound, b&w interiors.

I believe this issue also came with Willis' State of Beings #11.

Unfortunately, I don't find a way to represent this issue's number, a period (.) with a caret (^) above it. Shaking my fist in the air and cursing Willis didn't seem to help.