Excerpts from the DCinthe80s website (interviews with Michel Fiffe, Rick Veitch, J.M. DeMatteis and Steve Lightle) plus fan art.
Feature on Asterix, Gary Groth interviews Gil Kane.
Roughly 8 × 10¾"
Interview with Joe Staton, indepth review of Superman: The Movie.
Roughly 8¼ × 10¾"
Other artists: Klinger (first name unknown), T. Herzog and Daly (first name unknown; Sam de la Rosa?).
Some writers/artists listed above were in the issue's list of contributors but may not be credited by the piece. It's a bit perplexing as some of the artists I can't match to art.
United Fanzine Organization memberzine.
Interviews with George Metzger and Phil Yeh; Rory Hayes obituary.
Other artists: Bradkirk (first name unknown), R. Kasman (Ron Kasman?).
The bulk of this issue deals with Jack Kirby's then-ongoing battle with Marvel Comics over the return of his original artwork. This includes interviews, Marvel warehouse photos, a Frank Miller essay and more.
Also in this issue: Dave Sim's "A Declaration of Independence" essay, Mark Burbey on Keith Giffen's Jose Munoz art swipes, an article on Franco-Belgian comics, Carter Scholz on science fiction, and spot illos by Chas Gillen of Captain America, Conan, Alice the Goon, Popeye, Swee'Pea and Yankee Poodle.
Ken Jones interviews Mark Evanier.
There are a couple of artists I can't identify: Craig and McCarthy.
Neal Adams excerpt from The Cartoonist Cookbook (bio, drawing and recipes); Schools Named After Edgar Allan Poe; a Poe-as-spaceman paper doll; and lots more.
Comes with a rocket ship bookmark (made of resin maybe?).
Published for FAPA #284 (August 2008).
Signed/numbered edition of 60.
Cover art by Gray Morrow; "The Raven" parody from Dell's 1930s Ballyhoo humor mag; Illustrated Poe: Part 1: 1826 to 1870 (with many examples); lots more.
Published for FAPA #297 (November 2011).
Numbered edition of 60.
The bulk of this issue is an exhaustive index to the first 400 issues of Alan Light's The Buyer's Guide for Comic Fandom. Other features include a tribute to Steve Ditko, "Is Publisher Greed Killing the Comic Book Industry?", commentary on The Comics Journal's "anti-superhero bias", and "Paperbacks, the Unsung Collectible".
1st printing: July 2002, 5½ x 7", beige cover, (printing indicated in the indicia), "maybe 30-40 copies" mostly sent to reviewers**
2nd printing: April 2003, 7 x 8½", yellow cover (printing indicated in the indicia), "maybe 100 copies" **
** According to publisher Russ Maheras, who also says: "There are also about 6-7 ashcan versions with white cover stock, side-stapled, and 8.5 x 11 in size, and they have 'first printing' on the indicia."
This issue is a tribute to Al Williamson with lots of biographical info and tons of art reproductions.
Published for FAPA #293 (November 2010).
Numbered edition of 50.
New Spotted Zebra Press #59.
The heavy stock covers are full-color. Some interior color.
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