(Summer 1976)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 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

[Ain't It Nice?] (Table of Contents)

Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]
Colors:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jippo; Boopsy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover title taken from interior story.

Cocaine Consumer's Handbook (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for the "Cocaine Consumer's Handbook" for $4.95 plus 50¢ postage from AND/OR, Berkeley, Calif. 94702.

Last Gasp Presents: Twisted Sisters, Cocaine Comix (Table of Contents)

Last Gasp / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Twisted Sisters and Cocaine Comix from Last Gasp. Covers are depicted.

Stanton Presents Sweeter Gwen (Table of Contents)

Bélier Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for "Sweeter Gwen" and "The Return of Gwendoline" from Bélier Press, New York, N.Y. 10028.

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 contributors, with "self-portrait" of each one, and indicia.

Willy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Patrick Rosenkranz (photograph)
Inks:
Patrick Rosenkranz (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Willy Murphy (photo)

Indexer Notes

Remembrance of the recently-deceased Willy Murphy by Ted Richards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils:
R. Crumb; Art Spiegelman (small illustrations)
Inks:
R. Crumb; Art Spiegelman (small illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Joseph W. Augustyn; Yiz Kid; Mike Donoho; Jay Kennedy; Max Gottfried; and H. Mandel. No editorial responses. Also small subscription ad.

Ain't It Nice (Table of Contents)

Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies / comic story / 7 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
Characters:
Jippo; Boopsy
Synopsis:
Teddy bears behaving like trash.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

16 to 20 panels per page.

Nervous Rex, The Malpractice Suite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The strip cuts up old Rex Morgan, M.D. newspaper strips and adds to them for new effect. Title from Table of Contents.

Social Problems of the Toadettes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Toadettes [Lance; Elvin; Eddie; Cecil]; Mr. Toad
Synopsis:
A sideways look at society.
Reprints:
Keywords:
philosophy

Monster Bride (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
Characters:
Doctor Fetterman; Nurse Baxter; The Chief
Synopsis:
A Frankenstein bride is created
Reprints:
Keywords:
Frankenstein

A Perfectly Divine Vision (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Diane Noomin (signed)
Pencils:
Diane Noomin (signed)
Inks:
Diane Noomin (signed)
Letters:
Diane Noomin

Genre:
humor
Characters:
DiDi Glitz
Synopsis:
Didi becomes a cult leader.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cult; religion

["Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear..."] (Table of Contents)

Flamed-Out Funnies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How San Francisco's Haight Street has changed since the 1960s.
Keywords:
Haight Street; party; San Francisco

King Of The Road (Table of Contents)

Henry Henpeck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Henry Henpeck; Henry's wife
Synopsis:
Henry's wife has a dream about Henry.
Reprints:
Keywords:
car; dream; speeding

Automatic Transmission (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Teenagers in a car.
Reprints:
Keywords:
car; teenagers

["Arnold, I won't be more than ten minutes."] (Table of Contents)

Arnold Peck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Arnold Peck
Synopsis:
Arnold's companion goes shopping
Keywords:
shopping

Teddy Beariana (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Pencils:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks:
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Characters:
Hollis Hale
Synopsis:
Hollis Hale's final moments
Reprints:
Keywords:
teddy bears

Indexer Notes

Centerspread. Title from Table of Contents.

Big Broadcast of 1952 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Hoberman
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman (illustrations)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pope Pius
Synopsis:
War and flying saucers in 1952.
Keywords:
flying saucers; Pope

Dad for a Day (Table of Contents)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Father Flanellton; Sol; Rowdy Noody
Synopsis:
A day out for the teenage orphans, who are put to work at Sol's used car lot.
Keywords:
Cadillac; orphanage; priest; used car lot

Indexer Notes

Story written entirely in rhyme.

Mr. Bunch (Table of Contents)

The Bunch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
The Bunch
Synopsis:
Bunch's inner man
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Age Of Reason (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 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:
Philosophy
Keywords:
philosophy

Deadline (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as Spain] (signed)
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A corporate conspiracy, ending in murder.
Keywords:
automobile; conspiracy; corporation; murder; television reporter

Getting A Document Stamped At Somerset House (Table of Contents)

Arcade Archives / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
H.M. Bateman
Pencils:
H.M. Bateman
Inks:
H.M. Bateman

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The trials of bureaucracy
Keywords:
document; government; London

Indexer Notes

Reprint of a 1928 strip

They Came From Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
M.K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Pencils:
M.K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Inks:
M.K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Letters:
M.K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Woo; Mr. Burns
Synopsis:
An alien abduction.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; Salt Lake City

Indexer Notes

Previously credited as M.K. Brown

High Rollin' (Table of Contents)

Mickey Rat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mickey Rat
Synopsis:
After finding a lost wallet full of cash, Mickey buys a junk car.
Keywords:
used cars; wallet

A Fear Of Froaks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr Pooh; Froaks
Synopsis:
Mr. Pooh's fear of Froaks.

Childhood Adventures In South Modesto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Rippee
Pencils:
Larry Rippee
Inks:
Larry Rippee
Letters:
Larry Rippee

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nick The Wino
Synopsis:
A traumatic childhood experience.
Keywords:
California; swimming; wino

Farmer Ned (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gerald Jablonski
Pencils:
Gerald Jablonski
Inks:
Gerald Jablonski
Letters:
Gerald Jablonski

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Farmer Ned
Synopsis:
Farmer Ned acts in haste when his fence is damaged.
Keywords:
bees; farming; horses

Blabette Gets An Afro (Table of Contents)

Blabette / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky] (signed)
Pencils:
Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky] (signed)
Inks:
Aline Kominsky [as A. Kominsky] (signed)
Letters:
Aline Kominsky

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Blabette; Murray
Keywords:
afro; autobiography; beauty parlor

Indexer Notes

Blabette and Murray are Aline Kominsky's cartoon version of her parents.

Pictograms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Beyer
Pencils:
Mark Beyer
Inks:
Mark Beyer
Letters:
Mark Beyer

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Amy; Emil
Synopsis:
Amy goes on a treasure hunt

Indexer Notes

Very early published work from Mark Beyer

Moves To The Ivory Tower (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:
humor
Characters:
Bill Griffith; Louie
Synopsis:
The Observatory moves

A New Hot Item from the Print Mint (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for "Original Old Time Cigar Labels" and back issues of Arcade for $1.50 each.

Hot Dog Stand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Strange events at a hot dog stand

Indexer Notes

Back cover one tier strip

Dead Mule (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Three Men lost in the desert

Indexer Notes

Back cover one tier strip

The Green Spot Strikes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Green Spot
Synopsis:
The Green Spot takes action

Indexer Notes

Back cover; one tier strip.

A Sardine Saga (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Retreat into a sardine label

Indexer Notes

Back cover one tier strip

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Ain't It Nice?]
    Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies
  2. 1. Cocaine Consumer's Handbook
  3. 2. Last Gasp Presents: Twisted Sisters, Cocaine Comix
    Last Gasp
  4. 3. Stanton Presents Sweeter Gwen
    Bélier Press
  5. 4. Arcade The Comics Revue
  6. 5. Willy
    The Outline
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  8. 7. Ain't It Nice
    Those Cute Little Bearzy Wearzies
  9. 8. Nervous Rex, The Malpractice Suite
  10. 9. Social Problems of the Toadettes
  11. 10. Monster Bride
  12. 11. A Perfectly Divine Vision
    DiDi Glitz
  13. 12. ["Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear..."]
    Flamed-Out Funnies
  14. 13. King Of The Road
    Henry Henpeck
  15. 14. Automatic Transmission
  16. 15. ["Arnold, I won't be more than ten minutes."]
    Arnold Peck
  17. 16. Teddy Beariana
  18. 17. Big Broadcast of 1952
    Space Age Confidential
  19. 18. Dad for a Day
    Rowdy Noody
  20. 19. Mr. Bunch
    The Bunch
  21. 20. Age Of Reason
  22. 21. Deadline
  23. 22. Getting A Document Stamped At Somerset House
    Arcade Archives
  24. 23. They Came From Space
  25. 24. High Rollin'
    Mickey Rat
  26. 25. A Fear Of Froaks
  27. 26. Childhood Adventures In South Modesto
  28. 27. Farmer Ned
  29. 28. Blabette Gets An Afro
    Blabette
  30. 29. Pictograms
  31. 30. Moves To The Ivory Tower
    Griffith Observatory
  32. 31. A New Hot Item from the Print Mint
  33. 32. Hot Dog Stand
  34. 33. Dead Mule
  35. 34. The Green Spot Strikes
  36. 35. A Sardine Saga
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Luther Weaver
  • Steven Samuels
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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