(Summer 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:
Art Spiegelman; Bill Griffith
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

Issue Notes

The publisher put a red $1.50 price sticker on the covers of some copies.


["Yum"] (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

Sawney Beane (Table of Contents)

They Shall Not Be Forgotten / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Osborne
Pencils:
Jim Osborne
Inks:
Jim Osborne
Letters:
Jim Osborne

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Sawney Beane
Synopsis:
Biographical details
Keywords:
cannibalism; Scotland

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Number two of 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 and listing of staff and writers and artists (with "self-portraits"). The Robert Crumb self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in the Complete Crumb Volume 10.

Hate's All the Rage (Table of Contents)

The Outline / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. Crumb; Bill Griffith
Inks:
R. Crumb; Bill Griffith
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Notes about features in the issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils:
Justin Green; Jay Kinney
Inks:
Justin Green; Jay Kinney
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Harvey Kurtzman; Dale Lee Covert; Jon Buller; K. Tannenbaum; Patrick Rosenkranz; John Benson; and Al Greenier. No editorial responses.

Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 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)

Genre:
humor; advocacy; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Crumb rants about America
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; political

#682 Places Of Particular Automotive Interest (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

Where Are They Now? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A reporter learns about a practical joker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

End credit reads 'Story by Fowlton Means, In Collaboration With Opal Dendrite'.

A Couch In the Sun- The Henri Rosseau Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Henri Rousseau; Alfred Jarry; Guillaume Apollinaire; Paul Gaugin; Edgar Degas; Pablo Picasso; Paul Cezanne; Puzzled Critic; Madame Epinal
Synopsis:
Biography of Henri Rousseau
Reprints:

Nard 'n' Pat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nard; Pat
Synopsis:
There is a disagreement about smoking.

Who Killed Lenny Bruce? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Krassner
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb; typeset

Characters:
Lenny Bruce; Paul Krassner
Synopsis:
Krassner rambles about his experiences with Lenny Bruce and criticizes the movie "Lenny."
Reprints:

["An average day on Mission Street..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Synopsis:
A view down Mission Street, San Francisco, emphasizing pretty women on the sidewalks and crude young men in customized cars on the street.
Keywords:
California; custom cars; Mission Street; San Francisco

Indexer Notes

Centerspread. "Dedicated to Lee Deveau".

La Cock A Roach Cho Cho (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rita Markee
Synopsis:
Rita is lost in the jungle

Back to Basics (Table of Contents)

Arnold Peck / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Willy Murphy
Pencils:
Willy Murphy
Inks:
Willy Murphy
Letters:
Willy Murphy

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arnold Peck
Synopsis:
Arnold goes to the country

["moan!"] (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:
Art Spiegelman dreams of being at a party and his mustache washing off.
Reprints:

The Labor Theory of Value (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
David Cohen
Pencils:
George Kuchar
Inks:
George Kuchar
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
An unusual assignment for a sculptor.

Indexer Notes

Text story with four illustrations.

A Bitter Pill (Table of Contents)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
DiDi Glitz
Synopsis:
DiDi in hospital
Reprints:

Goethe's Faust (Table of Contents)

Classics Crucified / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Projunior; Director; Comedian
Synopsis:
Does one have to compromise art?

Neighborhood Movie (Table of Contents)

Life Sketches / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W.E. Hill
Pencils:
W.E. Hill
Inks:
W.E. Hill
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A trip to the movies
Reprints:
  • from Life Sketches Sunday from 1936.

Television 'Round The Corner (Table of Contents)

Life Sketches / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W.E. Hill
Pencils:
W.E. Hill
Inks:
W.E. Hill
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
How television will change entertainment
Reprints:
  • from Life Sketches Sunday from 1939
Keywords:
television

The Jazz Babies (Table of Contents)

Life Sketches / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W.E. Hill
Pencils:
W.E. Hill
Inks:
W.E. Hill
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Jazz club afficianados
Reprints:
  • from Life Sketches (Chicago Tribune) Sunday from 1925
Keywords:
jazz

Rick Shaw (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Willy Murphy [as William Murphy]
Pencils:
Willy Murphy [as William Murphy]
Inks:
Willy Murphy [as William Murphy]
Letters:
Willy Murphy

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Rick Shaw
Synopsis:
American gung-ho imperialism

Indexer Notes

Pastiche of Milton Caniff signed as William Murphy.

Sir Plus Of Hollywood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Modern day sex clothing

On the Street with the Bunch Of Gibralter (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:
humor
Characters:
The Bunch
Synopsis:
People comment on the Bunch's figure

Indexer Notes

"Gibraltar" is spelled incorrectly in title.

Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Armstrong [as Aldo & Bobbo]
Pencils:
Robert Armstrong [as Aldo & Bobbo]
Inks:
Robert Armstrong [as Aldo & Bobbo]
Letters:
Robert Armstrong [as Aldo & Bobbo]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The perils of excess.

Indexer Notes

Aldo & Bobbo is Robert Armstrong

[“Bleeorp!”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rory Hayes
Pencils:
Rory Hayes
Inks:
Rory Hayes
Letters:
Rory Hayes

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
odd monsters
Reprints:

["Observation saves us from experience."] (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bill Griffith; Louie; Mr. Toad
Synopsis:
Bill's snooping is cut short.

Print Mint Inc. (Table of Contents)

Print Mint / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for items available from The Print Mint. Covers to Arcade #1, Zap Comix #2, Sleazy Scandals, Young Lust, and Despair are shown.

[Classifieds] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Small boxed ads for "The Apex Treasury of Underground Comics"; T-Shirts from Vaarkart; Paul Krassner and "The Realist"; "The Young Lust Reader"; and "Whole Grains."

Day at the Circuits (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman
Inks:
Art Spiegelman
Colors:
Art Spigelman
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Circular strip about drinking and depression.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bar; drinking

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Yum"]
  2. 1. Sawney Beane
    They Shall Not Be Forgotten
  3. 2. Arcade The Comics Revue
  4. 3. Hate's All the Rage
    The Outline
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  6. 5. Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America
  7. 6. #682 Places Of Particular Automotive Interest
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  8. 7. Where Are They Now?
  9. 8. A Couch In the Sun- The Henri Rosseau Story
  10. 9. Nard 'n' Pat
  11. 10. Who Killed Lenny Bruce?
  12. 11. ["An average day on Mission Street..."]
  13. 12. La Cock A Roach Cho Cho
  14. 13. Back to Basics
    Arnold Peck
  15. 14. ["moan!"]
    Real Dream
  16. 15. The Labor Theory of Value
  17. 16. A Bitter Pill
    DiDi Glitz
  18. 17. Goethe's Faust
    Classics Crucified
  19. 18. Neighborhood Movie
    Life Sketches
  20. 19. Television 'Round The Corner
    Life Sketches
  21. 20. The Jazz Babies
    Life Sketches
  22. 21. Rick Shaw
  23. 22. Sir Plus Of Hollywood
  24. 23. On the Street with the Bunch Of Gibralter
    The Bunch
  25. 24. Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  26. 25. [“Bleeorp!”]
  27. 26. ["Observation saves us from experience."]
    Griffith Observatory
  28. 27. Print Mint Inc.
    Print Mint
  29. 28. [Classifieds]
  30. 29. Day at the Circuits
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Luther Weaver
  • Steven Samuels
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright