Price rise with this issue as does the page count.
Harvey praises Terry Laban's "Unsupervised Existence," Daniel Clowes' "Eightball" and Chester Brown's "Ed the Happy Clown." A Kominsky-Crumb masthead illustration is included.
A Kominsky-Crumb editorial, spot illustration and masthead logo are accompanied by letters from "A Fan in Sacto;" Sandee Bass (Sacto., Calif.); Britt Ivie (Austin, Texas); Jazon Royle (Kansas City, MO); Joe Robertson (Bethesda, MD); Beth Lewis (Burke, VA); Kun Kim (Bayville, N.Y.); Brett List (Scarborough, Ontario).
Three one-tier strips titled "The News with Up-Chuck," "Have My Lunch" and "Rejected Meat." Gross.
Title translates as My Head Is A Box. Redone as "Poor Me!" in Dirty Plotte #7 according to the letters page in that issue.
In "Twisted Sisters" this is titled "Vive la Difference."
The story incorporates a painting by Friederike Rheinheimer and a poem by Vinograd.