(Spring 1975)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Print Mint, Inc.
Brand:
Print Mint
Editing:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size (8.12" x 10.5" (20.62 cm x 26.67 cm))
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

["Action packed!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Caterina Sforza (Table of Contents)

They Shall Not Be Forgotten / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Osborne
Pencils:
James Osborne
Inks:
James Osborne
Letters:
James Osborne

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Caterina Sforza
Synopsis:
Biographical details of the life of Caterina Sforza

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Number one in a series.

Arcade The Comics Revue (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents, list of staff and writers and artists, each with a "self-portrait," and the indicia. Robert Crumb's self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in "The Complete Crumb" Volume 10.

Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents)

The Outline / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction and comments on stories in the issue.

An Introduction (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Synopsis:
A statement of intent

Indexer Notes

A comic strip editorial

Cracking Jokes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jack In The Box; Man; Psychiatrist
Synopsis:
An investigation of humour
Reprints:

["Ladies and Gentleman! A big round of your applause..."] (Table of Contents)

Nard 'n' Pat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Lynch
Pencils:
Jay Lynch
Inks:
Jay Lynch
Letters:
Jay Lynch

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nard 'n' Pat
Synopsis:
The contrast of bad times and easily available entertainment
Keywords:
television

Detective Zippy, Plainclothes Pinhead (Table of Contents)

Zippy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead
Synopsis:
Zippy runs a detective agency and locates a diamond-encrusted g-string in typically discursive manner.
Reprints:

Once More With Or Without Feeling (Table of Contents)

Arnold Peck The Human Wreck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Willy Murphy (signed)
Pencils:
Willy Murphy (signed)
Inks:
Willy Murphy (signed)
Letters:
Willy Murphy

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arnold Peck
Synopsis:
Arnold encounters gay society.

The Love Song Of Timothy Leary (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Krassner
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez

Synopsis:
Paul Krassner's thoughts on society

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text feature

Mishkin's Folly (Table of Contents)

Nate Mishkin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nate Mishkin; Dr Chambers; Waldo
Synopsis:
Proclaimed dry, Mishkin is released back into scoiety
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credited to 'Fowlton Means'. Alternatively titled 'A Moon, A Fool And A Furlough'.

Big Ass Topics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Synopsis:
R. Crumb's obsession with big asses
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Centrespread

[Art School] (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Characters:
Bill Griffith; Louie
Synopsis:
A look at life-drawing at an art school.
Reprints:
Keywords:
artists; models

Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Kinney
Pencils:
Jay Kinney
Inks:
Jay Kinney

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A possible future

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Number 836 (Table of Contents)

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Motoring oddities

Wm. Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (Table of Contents)

Classics Crucified / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green (comic adaptation); William Shakespeare (original story)
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Leontes; Hermione; Mamillius; Camillo; Antigonus; Paulina; Polixenes; Florizel; Perdita
Synopsis:
A Winter's Tale cast with caricatures
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Caricatures include Carl Anderson's Henry; Karl Malden; and Justin Green.

A Hand Job (Table of Contents)

Real Dream / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Characters:
Art Spiegelman
Synopsis:
Dream recollection
Reprints:

Harrison Cady (Table of Contents)

Arcade Archives / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harrison Cady
Inks:
Harrison Cady
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Glimpse at the work of cartoonist Harrison Cady

Indexer Notes

Harrison Cady cartoons from 1907-1912. Full pages are: A Spring Evening at the Beetleburg Amusement Park; The Summer School Opens in Beetleburg; and The Road to Hell (1910).

Sounds Of The Carnival (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Fowler
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson; typeset

Characters:
Tony L'Amigo; Faye
Synopsis:
A dysfunctional carnival relationship
Keywords:
carnival

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

The Yma Sumac Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Curt McDowell
Pencils:
Curt McDowell
Inks:
Curt McDowell
Letters:
Curt McDowell

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Yma Sumac
Synopsis:
Fantasy about Yma Sumac

Kelvin the Human Fly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Michael McMillan
Pencils:
Michael McMillan
Inks:
Michael McMillan
Letters:
Michael McMillan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kelvin the Human Fly
Synopsis:
Kelvin has a personality crisis.
Reprints:

A Little Girl with a Grudge (Table of Contents)

The Bunch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky
Pencils:
Aline Kominksy
Inks:
Aline Kominsky
Letters:
Aline Kominsky

Genre:
biography
Characters:
The Bunch; Mom; Dad
Synopsis:
How children absorb behaviour
Keywords:
autobiography

Letter For Olga (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Kuchar
Pencils:
George Kuchar
Inks:
George Kuchar
Letters:
George Kuchar

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Olga; Rueben Ness
Synopsis:
Olga attends an art show.

Bingo Bondage (Table of Contents)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Diane Noomin
Pencils:
Diane Noomin
Inks:
Diane Noomin
Letters:
Diane Noomin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
DiDi Glitz; Gloria; Madame Ramona
Synopsis:
DiDi goes to the bingo
Reprints:

Looking At The World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Aldo Bobbo
Pencils:
Aldo Bobbo
Inks:
Aldo Bobbo
Letters:
Aldo Bobbo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bum; injured man
Synopsis:
The search for identity

Indexer Notes

Aldo Bobbo is an alias for Robert Armstrong

["Print Mint proudly announces..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for catalogue of Print Mint items.

Arcade Plugs (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
(various)
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
(various)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ten small ads for "Whole Grains"; Cartoonists Co-Op Press; Nostalgia Press; "The Young Lust Reader"; Zippy and Toad t-shirts; "Nard 'n" Pat"; R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders record; "The Realist"; "Freak Brothers"; and "The Apex Treasury of Underground Comics". Available from the publishers and other sources.

Mystic Comics Part 1 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso
Colors:
Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Victor Moscoso

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A fantasy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Action packed!"]
  2. 1. Caterina Sforza
    They Shall Not Be Forgotten
  3. 2. Arcade The Comics Revue
  4. 3. Behind the Scenes
    The Outline
  5. 4. An Introduction
  6. 5. Cracking Jokes
  7. 6. ["Ladies and Gentleman! A big round of your applause..."]
    Nard 'n' Pat
  8. 7. Detective Zippy, Plainclothes Pinhead
    Zippy
  9. 8. Once More With Or Without Feeling
    Arnold Peck The Human Wreck
  10. 9. The Love Song Of Timothy Leary
  11. 10. Mishkin's Folly
    Nate Mishkin
  12. 11. Big Ass Topics
  13. 12. [Art School]
    Griffith Observatory
  14. 13. Midnight
  15. 14. Number 836
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  16. 15. Wm. Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
    Classics Crucified
  17. 16. A Hand Job
    Real Dream
  18. 17. Harrison Cady
    Arcade Archives
  19. 18. Sounds Of The Carnival
  20. 19. The Yma Sumac Story
  21. 20. Kelvin the Human Fly
  22. 21. A Little Girl with a Grudge
    The Bunch
  23. 22. Letter For Olga
  24. 23. Bingo Bondage
    DiDi Glitz
  25. 24. Looking At The World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  26. 25. ["Print Mint proudly announces..."]
  27. 26. Arcade Plugs
  28. 27. Mystic Comics Part 1
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