(Winter 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.


["Here's One for th' Baby Jeeziz!"] (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / 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)
Editing:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frosty The Snowman
Reprints:

Krupp Mail Order (Table of Contents)

Krupp Mail Order / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Krupp Mail Order Catalogue for $1.00 from Boulder, Colo.

Bizarre Comix (Table of Contents)

Bélier Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Bizarre Comics #1 and #2 from Bélier Press, New York, NY 10028. Covers are shown.

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 (with "self-portraits.") and indicia. The R. Crumb self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in The Complete Crumb vol. 10.

William S. Burroughs and S. Clay Wilson (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Michael Reynolds
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ken Jacobs; Roger Carrington; Dennis Carrington; Michael H. Price; Bruce Sterling; and Bob Singer.

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Frosty The Snowman; Stoop; Tuffy
Synopsis:
Frosty and friends plot to throw bombs disguised as snowballs at the "Rockerfella" mansion.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bomb; Christmas; revolution

Indexer Notes

These are 12 two-tier gag strips, set up as half-page strips with a logo on each one.

Fun City In Ba'Dan (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
William S. Burroughs
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Narrator; Audrey; Pu

Indexer Notes

Text story with seven illustrations and an illustrated border on the last two pages.

Heidi's Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 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:
animal
Characters:
Heidi (dog)
Synopsis:
Heidi the dog is left alone in the house.
Keywords:
dog

As the Mind Reels (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chuck; Barbie; Doctor Legman; Martha
Synopsis:
A surreal soap opera.
Reprints:

Dollboy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr Morton; Jocko
Synopsis:
A ventriloquist's dummy is kidnapped.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ventriloquist

A Uniquely Complete Experience (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arnold Peck; Packy
Synopsis:
The President passes by the café where Arnold is sitting.
Reprints:
Keywords:
assassin; bomb; President; revolution

["The Dynamics of “An Ugly Incident”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hollywood 'Hairboy'; Portly Bohemian
Synopsis:
A knife fight with fatal results.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; death; knives

Indexer Notes

Centerspread; pantomime story.

Coca-Cola: Der Volkseltzer (Table of Contents)

Space Age Confidential / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Hoberman
Pencils:
Michael McMillan
Inks:
Michael McMillan

Synopsis:
The ubiquity of Coca-Cola
Keywords:
Coca-Cola

Indexer Notes

Text article with four illustrations

Stalin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain]

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Josef Stalin; Lenin; Nadia Stalin; Winston Churchill; Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Biography of Stalin
Reprints:
Keywords:
revolution; Russia; World War II

Cat and Pup Come to Town (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cat; Pup; Plastic Man (cameo)
Synopsis:
Cat and Pup wreak havoc.

Indexer Notes

Strip has a satirical Plastic Man cameo.

Genesis 38 Gluecified (Table of Contents)

Chapel for Glueheads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr More; Darlene; Mary Jo; Onan; Tamarra; Shela
Synopsis:
Modern re-telling of a Biblical story from Genesis Chapter 38.
Keywords:
Bible; Genesis; glue; sex

The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Table of Contents)

Famous Frauds / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Carlos Gonzales; Don Carlos Balmori
Synopsis:
The story of a Mexican hoaxer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
1920s; hoax; Mexico; society

Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George McManus
Pencils:
George McManus
Inks:
George McManus
Letters:
George McManus

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nibsy; The King;
Synopsis:
The King needs a heir.
Reprints:
  • from Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland Sunday newspaper strips.
Keywords:
fairy

Indexer Notes

A parody of Winsor McKay's Little Nemo from 1905. Colour strips reprinted in black and white.

The 76 Marijuana Moonphase Calendar (Table of Contents)

Dhrama Inner Light / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
marijuana

Indexer Notes

Ad for a color calendar featuring photos of marijuana. $6.00 from Dharma Inner Light, Auburn, CA 95603.

While They Last! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for back issues of Arcade. Has illustration by Crumb.

Toadette Paranoia (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Toadettes
Synopsis:
The secret life of toads
Reprints:

National Weed On Sale Now (Table of Contents)

National Weed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
marijuana

Indexer Notes

Ad for subscriptions to the "National Weed," a magazine promoting marijuana.

The $62.14 Misunderstanding (Table of Contents)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis:
Rowdy is paid money to jump naked in the lake.
Keywords:
dare; lake

No. 886 the French Push (Table of Contents)

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
About the Citroen 2CV
Keywords:
auto; Citroen 2CV; France; Peugot

Blabette Yakowitz Takes a Vacation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky [as Snarlene Kominsky]
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky [as Snarlene Kominsky]
Inks:
Aline Kominsky [as Snarlene Kominsky]
Letters:
Aline Kominsky

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Blabette Yakowitz; Murray Yakowitz
Synopsis:
Parents visit their daughter in San Francisco.
Keywords:
San Francisco; street cars

Household Appliances (Table of Contents)

The TV Family / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Lynch
Pencils:
Bill Lynch
Inks:
Bill Lynch
Letters:
Bill Lynch

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A baby-sitter sabotages the parents' car.
Keywords:
baby-sitter; brakes; car

Indexer Notes

Household appliances as people.

Mommy's Song (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mother sings an inappropriate song to her child.
Keywords:
black magic; hoodoo

Indexer Notes

Song lyrics are apparently taken from "I've Been Hoodood" by Gussie L. Davis (1890s), with some variations.

Freak Circus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Pencils:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Inks:
Rory Hayes [as R. Hayes] (signed)
Letters:
Rory Hayes

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A girl feeds mushrooms to rabbits in the forest.
Keywords:
forest; mushrooms; rabbits

Brillo 'n Burma (Table of Contents)

Brillo 'n Burma / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Brillo; Burma; Bekins
Synopsis:
The life of a bear family.
Reprints:

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

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The First sip

Factotum (Table of Contents)

Black Sparrow Press / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles Bukowski (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for novel "Factotum" by Charles Bukowski from Black Sparrow Press, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

The Distributors (Table of Contents)

The Distributors / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for The Distributors, South Bend, Ind. 46635: "A 24 hour source for wholesale quality paperbacks." Cover of "A History of Underground Comics" is depicted.

California Comics (Table of Contents)

California Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Sidebottom
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for California Comics (Bob Sidebottom, San Jose, Calif.) Covers to Barbarian Comix #1-4, Barbarian Women #1, Little Book of Inner Space; and California Comics #1-2 are shown.

Uncle Sol's Creative Arts Seminars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Sol
Synopsis:
The abrasive Uncle Sol offers advice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
acting; art; ballet; music

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Five one-tier humour strips

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Here's One for th' Baby Jeeziz!"]
    Frosty the Snowman
  2. 1. Krupp Mail Order
    Krupp Mail Order
  3. 2. Bizarre Comix
    Bélier Press
  4. 3. Arcade the Comics Revue
  5. 4. William S. Burroughs and S. Clay Wilson
    The Outline
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  7. 6. Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
  8. 7. Fun City In Ba'Dan
  9. 8. Heidi's Story
  10. 9. As the Mind Reels
  11. 10. Dollboy
  12. 11. A Uniquely Complete Experience
    Arnold Peck The Human Wreck
  13. 12. ["The Dynamics of “An Ugly Incident”]
  14. 13. Coca-Cola: Der Volkseltzer
    Space Age Confidential
  15. 14. Stalin
  16. 15. Cat and Pup Come to Town
  17. 16. Genesis 38 Gluecified
    Chapel for Glueheads
  18. 17. The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori
    Famous Frauds
  19. 18. Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland
    Arcade Archives
  20. 19. The 76 Marijuana Moonphase Calendar
    Dhrama Inner Light
  21. 20. While They Last!
    Arcade
  22. 21. Toadette Paranoia
  23. 22. National Weed On Sale Now
    National Weed
  24. 23. The $62.14 Misunderstanding
    Rowdy Noody
  25. 24. No. 886 the French Push
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  26. 25. Blabette Yakowitz Takes a Vacation
  27. 26. Household Appliances
    The TV Family
  28. 27. Mommy's Song
  29. 28. Freak Circus
  30. 29. Brillo 'n Burma
    Brillo 'n Burma
  31. 30. Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  32. 31. Factotum
    Black Sparrow Press
  33. 32. The Distributors
    The Distributors
  34. 33. California Comics
    California Comics
  35. 34. Uncle Sol's Creative Arts Seminars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Luther Weaver
  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Frank Plowright