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The Comics Journal (1977) - #75
Fantagraphics Books


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  Writer(s):
John Byrne
Shel Dorf
Kerry Gammill
Gary Groth
Robert C. Harvey - 'R.C. Harvey'
Jack Jackson - 'Jaxon'
Gil Kane
Dale Luciano
Kevin McConnell
Fred Patten
Gene Phillips
Peter Sanderson
Bill Sherman
Jan Strnad - 'J. Knight'
Kim Thompson

Penciller(s):
Gilbert Hernandez - 'Beto'
Jaime Hernandez - 'Xaime'

Inker(s):
Gilbert Hernandez - 'Beto'
Jaime Hernandez - 'Xaime'

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Editor(s):
Dwight R. Decker
Gary Groth
Dale Luciano
Kim Thompson

Cover Artist(s):
Kevin Nowlan
 

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Cover Date: September 1982
Cover Price: US $ 2.50

Issue Tagline:
Inside: Gil Kane, John Byrne, Jack Jackson
My Brilliant Career at Marvel by Jan Strnad

Format: Black & White; Magazine; 98 pages

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None entered.

Notes:
The "Blood and Thunder" letter column does not appear this issue.

Noteworthy full-page display advertisements throughout this issue include:
LOVE & ROCKETS #1
WARP #1
A Michael Golden and Terry Austin illustrated ad featuring a pantheon of Marvel heroes (headlined "Read Marvel Comics and Stand Out in a Crowd")
NEXUS #3 ("Now! Comics with Sound!)
TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 (full-page Perez illo of an angry Starfire's face)
CEREBUS #40
DALGODA
THE X-MEN COMPANION I and II

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"Opening Shots: Little Orphan Annie Goes to Hollywood" - Edit this story

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Shel Dorf

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An evaluation of ANNIE, the 1982 musical film based on the Broadway show adaptation of Harold Gray's comic strip.

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The two-page piece features a couple stills rom the movie.

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"Nostalgia, Mice, and Ducks" - Edit this story

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DALE LUCIANO reviews:
GATES OF EDEN
RAW #4
THE FINE ART OF WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK (Carl Barks' oil paintings, published by Russ Cochran and Bruce Hamilton).

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"Peanuts Unshelled" - Edit this story

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PETER SANDERSON reviews Dr. BEAGLE AND MR. HYDE, a collection of Peanuts comic strips by Charles Schulz.

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"The Death of Horror Comics" - Edit this story

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KEVIN C. McCONNELL briefly recaps the history of horror comics before reviewing Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan's NIGHT FORCE #1, noting this series evidences a maturation of the genre.

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"The Savage is Loosed!" - Edit this story

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GENE PHILLIPS reviews GIL KANE'S SAVAGE!, the Fantagraphics reprint of HIS NAME IS... SAVAGE!, the 1968 graphic novel by Archie Goodwin and Gil Kane.

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"A Biased Collection of the Undeniable Best" - Edit this story

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Robert C. Harvey - 'R.C. Harvey'

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R.C. HARVEY reviews THE SMITHSONIAN BOOK OF COMIC-BOOK COMICS. Repros of panels from Wolverton's "Powerhouse Pepper" and Kelly's "Pogo" illustrate the review.

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"Smurfin' USA" - Edit this story

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KIM THOMPSON reviews two Smurf albums released by Random House, KING SMURF and THE COSMOSMURF.

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"My Brilliant Career at Marvel" - Edit this story

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Jan Strnad - 'J. Knight'

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Jaime Hernandez - 'Xaime'

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Synopsis:
JAN STRNAD details his frustrating experience writing AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #228 under editor Tom DeFalco. Numerous panels from that issue complement Strnad's seven-page piece.

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The article's opening page boasts a JAIME HERNANDEZ spot illo of a beer-bellied Spider-Man capturing in his web a decrepit Dr. Octopus, who says, "Dag nab it! Don't you ever get tired of this routine?"

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"GIL KANE on the Evolution of Comics Artists and the State of the Art" - Edit this story

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Jack Jackson - 'Jaxon'
Gil Kane
Jan Strnad - 'J. Knight'

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Synopsis:
Transcript of GIL KANE's June 11th lecture on comics art from the 1982 Dallas Fantasy Fair. The introductory paragraph notes that "JAN STRNAD and JACK JACKSON were in the audience and more or less became participants, asking questions and offering opinions."

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The seven-page article includes repros of pages 2-5 of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33 (Spidey buried under machinery), which Kane contends is "Steve's best moment in all the comics he's ever done."

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"JOHN BYRNE Agrees and Disagrees with Jan Strnad, Gary Groth and Kerry Gammill" - Edit this story

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John Byrne
Kerry Gammill
Gary Groth
Jan Strnad - 'J. Knight'

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Transcript of the Contemporary Comics/Writing for Comics panel from the 1982 Dallas Fantasy Fair.

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"JACK JACKSON on His Work in the Underground and His New Book, Los Tejanos" - Edit this story

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Gary Groth
Jack Jackson - 'Jaxon'

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Transcript of GARY GROTH's June 10, 1982 interview of JACK JACKSON. The eight-page interview is liberally illustrated with JAXON art.

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"Erosions and Exceptions: Southern California Gets Me Down" - Edit this story

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Bill Sherman

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BILL SHERMAN's column on undergrounds looks at two recent offerings:
THE LOWBROW ART OF ROBERT WILLIAMS (Rip Off Press)
PARTY COMICS by Barry Siegel and Bruce Simon

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"Cinema Journal: E.T.: A Joyful Celebration of Innocence" - Edit this story

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Dale Luciano

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DALE LUCIANO's rave review of Steven Spielberg's Summer '82 blockbuster, E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL.

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"Cinema Journal: Poltergeist: Spielberg's Spook Sonata" - Edit this story

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DALE LUCIANO reviews "Spielberg's 'other' summer movie," POLTERGEIST (directed by Tobe Hooper, but "Spielberg storyboarded the script and supervised the on-set work").

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"Books Without Pictures: Looney 'Toons" - Edit this story

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FRED PATTEN reviews Gary Wolf's mystery novel WHO CENSORED ROGER RABBIT?, a "whodunit in the Raymond Chandler tradition."

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At the close of his review, Patten notes an adaptation of Wolf's book is on Walt Disney's schedule of forthcoming features. And six long years later in 1988 WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT was indeed released to popular acclaim.

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