(Fall 1975)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
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

Issue Notes

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


["This, to me, is sheer poetry!!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead
Reprints:

Ask Your Local Dealer (Table of Contents)

High Times / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for subscriptions to "High Times" magazine.

The Yum-Yum Book (Table of Contents)

Scrimshaw Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb ?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for "The Yum-Yum Book" by R. Crumb, published by The Scrimshaw Press, San Francisco, CA 94103.

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. The Robert Crumb self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in The Complete Crumb Volume 11.

Zippy: An Attempted Interview (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jane Lynch
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rory Hayes; Bill Griffith (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Rory Hayes; Bill Griffith (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Les Hancock; Dennis Lopez; Bruce Sweeney; Anna Pomaska; Alfred Bergdoll; Herb Caen; Josh Copeland; and Joe Streich.

That's Life (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:
biography
Characters:
Tommy Grady; Esther Grady; Willie; Red; Ed; Frank; Robert Crumb; Gary Seiden
Synopsis:
The recording career of Tommy Grady and the search for old blues recordings
Reprints:

Spiegelman Moves to N.Y. "Feels Depressed". (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Art Spiegelman
Synopsis:
Spiegelman's early experiences in New York
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Xanadu (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Samuel Coleridge
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Synopsis:
Adaptation of verses from Coleridge's poem

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Rat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Armstrong
Pencils:
Robert Armstrong
Inks:
Robert Armstrong
Letters:
Robert Armstrong

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Rat
Synopsis:
Experiments are carried out on Mickey

A Fool's Paradise Revisited (Table of Contents)

Zippy The Pinhead / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Zippy The Pinhead
Synopsis:
Zippy invades a tourist attraction
Reprints:

Deranged Doctors (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Mad doctors
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Centrespread

A Sacred Visitation (Table of Contents)

Little Dainty Dimples / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Williams
Pencils:
Robert Williams
Inks:
Robert Williams
Letters:
Robert Williams

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Dainty Dimples; Old Man; Chicken Thief
Synopsis:
Dainty sees a talking headless chicken.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Bop Bop Against That Curtain (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Teenage reminiscences
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fiction

Indexer Notes

Text story with five illustrations.

A Flaw in the Ointment (Table of Contents)

Arnold Peck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arnold Peck
Synopsis:
Arnold attends a gallery opening

H.P. Lovecraft (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
H.P. Lovecraft
Synopsis:
Biography of H.P. Lovecraft

Peter Kurten (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:
Peter Kurten
Synopsis:
Biographical details

Bunch Plays With Herself (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Bunch
Synopsis:
A bodily exploration
Reprints:

Count Screwloose Of Toulouse (Table of Contents)

Arcade Archives / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Gross
Pencils:
Milt Gross
Inks:
Milt Gross
Letters:
Milt Gross

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Count Screwloose; Iggy
Reprints:
  • from Count Screwloose of Tooloose (New York World) Sundays from 1929.04.14, 1929.12.29, 1929.09.28

Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime & Punishment (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Compressed version of novel

We Got Comics (Table of Contents)

Bob Sidebottom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Sidebottom
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for underground comix from Bob Sidebottom, San Jose, CA 95113. Border is made up of headshots of various underground characters.

On the Street With... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Bill Griffith
Synopsis:
The Search for the perfect image
Reprints:
Keywords:
political; social commentary

Stranded in Geek Town (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Denis Kitchen
Pencils:
Denis Kitchen
Inks:
Denis Kitchen

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mugging

Jungle Jive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Schenckman
Pencils:
Joe Schenkman
Inks:
Joe Schenkman
Letters:
Joe Schenckman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Southern pimps

Magic Clams (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Sally Cruikshank
Pencils:
Sally Cruikshank
Inks:
Sally Cruikshank
Letters:
Sally Cruikshank

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Magic clams come to life

Frozen Creeps in Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Tourists in space
Reprints:

Typhoon Ted (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:
Typhoon Ted
Synopsis:
Ted has a cosmic experience

Links Has Comix (Table of Contents)

Links Books / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad by Links Books, 33 W. 60th St., New York, N.Y. for "Apex Treasury" and "Best of Bijou."

Dealer McDope Rides Again (Table of Contents)

And/Or Press / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for "Mindwarp," an anthology by Dave Sheridan and Fred Schrier from And/Or Press, San Francisco, CA 94119.

The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline (Table of Contents)

Bélier Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Eric Stanton
Inks:
Eric Stanton
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for "The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline" from Bélier Press, New York, NY 10028.

The All-American Humor Magazine (Table of Contents)

Apple Pie / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for "Apple Pie" magazine featuring signatures of contributing cartoonists. (no art)

Blue Goose Records / Yazoo Records (Table of Contents)

Blue Goose Records; Yazoo Records / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for various records, including R. Crumb and the Cheap Suit Serenaders

Number 309 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A motoring tip

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This, to me, is sheer poetry!!"]
  2. 1. Ask Your Local Dealer
    High Times
  3. 2. The Yum-Yum Book
    Scrimshaw Press
  4. 3. Arcade the Comics Revue
  5. 4. Zippy: An Attempted Interview
    The Outline
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  7. 6. That's Life
  8. 7. Spiegelman Moves to N.Y. "Feels Depressed".
  9. 8. Xanadu
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Rat
  11. 10. A Fool's Paradise Revisited
    Zippy The Pinhead
  12. 11. Deranged Doctors
  13. 12. A Sacred Visitation
    Little Dainty Dimples
  14. 13. Bop Bop Against That Curtain
  15. 14. A Flaw in the Ointment
    Arnold Peck
  16. 15. H.P. Lovecraft
  17. 16. Peter Kurten
    They Shall Not Be Forgotten
  18. 17. Bunch Plays With Herself
  19. 18. Count Screwloose Of Toulouse
    Arcade Archives
  20. 19. Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime & Punishment
    Classics Crucified
  21. 20. We Got Comics
    Bob Sidebottom
  22. 21. On the Street With...
    Griffith Observatory
  23. 22. Stranded in Geek Town
  24. 23. Jungle Jive
  25. 24. Magic Clams
  26. 25. Frozen Creeps in Space
  27. 26. Typhoon Ted
  28. 27. Links Has Comix
    Links Books
  29. 28. Dealer McDope Rides Again
    And/Or Press
  30. 29. The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline
    Bélier Press
  31. 30. The All-American Humor Magazine
    Apple Pie
  32. 31. Blue Goose Records / Yazoo Records
    Blue Goose Records; Yazoo Records
  33. 32. Number 309
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Luther Weaver
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Steven Samuels
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright