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.
Previously titled Fandom Media or is this actually Fandom Media #4?
Features front cover by George Barr, back cover by Steve Ditko, fiction by Frank Littman, and strips by Mike Bennett, and Terry & Pat McGreal.
Eon #3 ad from RBCC #64.
Edited by George Beahm, with an interview with Tim Kirk, and annotated indices of Kirk’s work in fanzines, magazines, calendars, flyers, greeting cards, etc. 1500 square-bound paperback copies, and 100 hardback copies.
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.
Editorial features include:
Cover by Ron Wilber. Back cover by Morris Scott Collins.
“The World of Tim Kirk” by George Beahm.
ARTIST PROFILE of Morris Scott Dollens.
“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, and James Van Hise.
“The Bode Dialogues” by George Beahm.
“Twilight of the Heroes” by Ron Wilber.
"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.
“MUSEUM OF HORRORS” — reprint of “The Brain-Bats of Venus” by Basil Wolverton from Mister Mystery #7 (1952).
“Don Rosa’s COVER GALLERY” featuring a selection of gruesome horror covers.
“The Horrors of Brian DePalma” Part One by Mark Burbey.
Newspaper article about a Doonesbury strip that upset House Speaker Tip O’Neill.
“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.
"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Lou Mougin.
CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 7, #1
COLLECTOR’S PRESS PORTFOLIOS (Will Eisner, Wally Wood)
COPPER TOADSTOOL #2 thru 4
Portrait print of Basil Wolverton by Monte Wolverton
HARLAN ELLISON issue.
Editorial features include:
Cover by Bret Blevins. Back cover by Stephen Fabian.
“An Interview with Harlan Ellison” by James Van Hise, with acknowledgements to Marc Wielage.
“The Harlan Ellison Hornbook” by Ellison.
“William Rotsler Remembers … “ by Rotsler.
“Harlan Ellison Responds” by Ellison.
“Ellison Wonderland — A Photo-Journal” by JVH, with captions by Ellison.
“Harlan Ellison On The Air” conducted by Denny Lane.
“Aaargh! Help! The Giant Ant Ate My Maidenform Bra!” by Ellison (an introduction to a Science Fiction Book Club edition).
Introductions to the adaptations of “Basilisk” and “Soldier.”
“Basilisk” by Ellison, with illustrations by Bret Blevins.
“Soldier,” adapted by Kerry Gammill.
“A Conversation with the Man Who Hates Television,” reprinted from the May/June 1979 issue of The Videophile.
“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.
There also exists a limited signed edition (200 copies) of this issue.
BIZARRE THRILLS #1 (William Black)
CC Beck limited edition print
ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #8
IS IT FAST? by Mahlon L. Fawcett
FemFantastique #3 (William Black)
PORTFOLIO by Richard Harrison Green
STAR FEMS #1 (William Black)
TARA #2 (William Black)
THE COMICS JOURNAL #53 (Harlan Ellison issue)
THE HARLAN ELLISON / STEPHEN FABIAN PORTFOLIO (never published)
THE PRISONER NEWSLETTER
THRUST — Science Fiction in Review
Features include portfolios by Stephen Fabian and Robert Kline. Also included is Ellison’s “Repent Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman,” with illustrations by Tim Kirk.
Trumpet became Nickelodeon #1 in 1975 after Tom Reamy became embroiled in a publishing deal with Nostalgia Inc. that didn’t turn out as he had hoped or expected or been led to believe.
Trumpet #12 would be published in 1981, following the publication of Nickelodeon #1 and #2, when Ken Keller tried to resurrect the title. It would be the final issue.