(2018)

Fantagraphics, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
49.99 USD
Pages
264
On-sale Date
2018
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-68396-115-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781683961154 64999
Editing
Wally Wood (original editor); Bill Pearson (original editor); J. Michael Catron (senior editor); Bill Pearson (consulting editor)
Color
black & white
Binding
hardcover

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Crandall - ERB Part II (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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Indexer Notes

4 full-page illustrations

A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

4 full-page and one half-page illustrations for Edgar Rice Burroughs stories, with brief introduction.

Best of Witzend (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Letters
typeset

Savage World (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel; Frank Frazetta
Letters
Arlene Williamson

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally prepared for Lev Gleason's The Adventures of Buster Crabbe before the company went out of business. Rewritten by Wally Wood for Witzend.

Sinner (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Archie Goodwin
Inks
Archie Goodwin
Letters
Archie Goodwin ?

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Animan (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood; Ralph Reese ? (see notes)
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Animan
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Indexer Notes

Wally Wood notes that Reese assisted him on this story, likely on the script.

Animan (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Animan
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Midnight Special (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Steve Ditko

Genre
humor
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Orion (Table of Contents: 11)

Orion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gray Morrow
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
sword and sorcery
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Poetry by Ralph Reese (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ralph Reese
Pencils
Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon (illustration)
Inks
Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama
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Keywords
poetry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mr. A / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fools will tell you that there can be no honest person!
Genre
superhero
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. A / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Justice demands that man's principles be fixed...
Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. A [Rex Graine]; Lew Baggot; Roden; Icer; Krebs; Max; Purity; Lt. Brasher
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Indexer Notes

In "The Ditko Collection" this story is titled "Mr. A: Money."

Art Spiegelman Department (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Art Spiegelman
Inks
Art Spiegelman
Letters
Art Spiegelman ?

Genre
humor
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The Invaders (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Bassford
Inks
Richard Bassford
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
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Pipsqueak Papers (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
humor
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Pipsqueak Papers (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
humor
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Last Chance (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

The artwork was done in the 1950s but was unpublished. It has been rearranged and relettered here with a new script.

The Rejects (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bhob Stewart (ghost)
Pencils
Bhob Stewart (layouts); Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood; Dom Sileo
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits on original story, other than (c) Wallace Wood. Bhob Stewart on his blog
http://potrzebie.blogspot.com/search/label/kenneth%20banghart
gives information on story and gives the credits.

Reed Crandall Portfolio of Edgar Rice Burroughs Part Four (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

3 full-page illustrations

The Junkwaffel Invasion of Kruppenny Island (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bode
Pencils
Vaughn Bode
Inks
Vaughn Bode
Letters
Vaughn Bode

Genre
humor
Reprints

Prevue: The Adventures of Talon (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
Jim Steranko

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 full-page illustrations featuring sword-and-sorcery character.

Alien (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
Jeff Jones (signed)
Inks
Jeff Jones (signed)
Letters
Jeff Jones ?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gray Morrow (illustration)
Inks
Gray Morrow (illustration)

Genre
science fiction
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Cobalt 60 (Table of Contents: 26)

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Script
Vaughn Bode
Pencils
Vaughn Bode
Inks
Vaughn Bode
Letters
Vaughn Bode

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Limpstrel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernie Wrightson
Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Letters
Bernie Wrightson ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't see why you're distraught...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Journey (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gray Morrow ?; Betty Morrow ?
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
supernatural

Indexer Notes

Credited to Betty and Gray Morrow.

The City in the Sea (Table of Contents: 29)

text story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Allan Poe
Pencils
Frank Frazetta (illustrations)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (illustrations)
Letters
Gail Smith

Genre
drama
Reprints
Keywords
poetry

Indexer Notes

A series of Frazetta illustrations from an aborted project, accompanying the Poe poem.

The Hunting of the Snark (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Adkins Richardson; Lewis Carroll
Pencils
John Adkins Richardson
Inks
John Adkins Richardson
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most of the text is from Carroll's poem, which is very freely interpreted.

Lost in a Dream (Table of Contents: 31)

Kym / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

wordless (no dialog or captions)

39-74 (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Guyla Toth; Alex Toth
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
adventure
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Indexer Notes

Originally intended for Marvel's "Comix Book #1." It was rejected by Stan Lee.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Chaykin
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Howard Chaykin
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On March 17, 1969 I awoke at 8 A.M...
Genre
crime
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Austin (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
P. Craig Russell (illustration)
Inks
P. Craig Russell (illustration)

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Indexer Notes

Rejected cover to Dr. Strange Annual # 1 is slightly altered for this presentation.

The Avenging Dodo (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Letters
Mike Zeck

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)

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My Furry World... And Welcome To It! (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Joe Staton
Letters
Bruce Patterson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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The Care and Feeding of Geks (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Letters
Mike Zeck ?

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Booby Trap (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)

Reprints

Stargazer (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
James R. Blevins; Dennis Janke [as Z. Capistance]
Pencils
Dennis Janke [as Z. Capistance]
Inks
Dennis Janke [as Z. Capistance]
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Real World (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Norton
Pencils
Bhob Stewart
Inks
Bhob Stewart
Letters
Bhob Stewart

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Last Act of a Living Legend (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
Steve Stiles
Inks
Steve Stiles
Letters
Bill Pearson

Genre
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

According to notes by Bill Pearson, this story was originally slated for Witzend #14. However, a fire destroyed everything slated for that issue. Stiles and Pearson worked from copies of the artwork to bring it back to life.

An Idea in Any Form (Table of Contents: 44)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mason
Pencils
Al Williamson; Wally Wood; Vaughn Bode
Inks
Al Williamson; Wally Wood; Vaughn Bode
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Article about Witzend contributors, including short biographical comments.

Bucky Ruckus (Table of Contents: 45)

Bucky Ruckus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Wally Wood

Genre
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Montage of Bucky Ruckus images from Witzend.

A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood ?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 full-page and one half-page illustrations for Edgar Rice Burroughs stories, with brief introduction.

Witzend, Beginning to End (Table of Contents: 47)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Pearson
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Memoir by Pearson about his work on Witzend.

The World of the Wizard King (Table of Contents: 48)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood (illustrations)
Inks
Wally Wood (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with numerous illustrations

An Oral History (Table of Contents: 49)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Patrick Rosenkranz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Oral history of Witzend.

Wallace Wood 1927-1981 (Table of Contents: 50)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood; ?
Inks
Wally Wood; ?
Letters
typeset

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Contributors (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Archie Goodwin (layout); Wally Wood; Reed Crandall; Al Williamson; Dan Adkins; Jack Gaughan
Inks
Wally Wood; Reed Crandall; Al Williamson; Dan Adkins; Jack Gaughan

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Assemblage of panels. Wood portraits of Animan, Bucky Ruckus, and Snorky, plus bits by other artists excerpted from work in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Reese ? [as Ralph]
Inks
Ralph Reese ? [as Ralph]
Colors
Ralph Reese ?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson (illustration)
Inks
Al Williamson (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Frazetta (illustration)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (illustration)

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Roth (photograph)
Inks
Henry Roth (photograph)

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Indexer Notes

Black and white photograph.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ed Paschke
Pencils
Ed Paschke (illustration)
Inks
Ed Paschke (illustration)

Genre
humor
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Petunia Pig
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Hinge
Inks
Mike Hinge
Colors
Mike Hinge ?

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Indexer Notes

Wraparound front and back cover reprinted in reduced form as a half-page illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Vaughn Bode
Inks
Vaughn Bode

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Kenneth Smith (illustration)
Inks
Kenneth Smith (illustration)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Reese
Inks
Ralph Reese
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blow-up of inside panel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Pearson
Inks
Bill Pearson
Colors
Bill Pearson
Letters
Bill Pearson

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustration from original back cover. Credits from Witzend vol. II (Fantagraphics, 2014).

The W. C. Fields Book (Table of Contents: 67)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeffrey Catherine Jones [as J. Jones] (signed painting)
Inks
Jeffrey Catherine Jones [as J. Jones] (signed painting)
Letters
?

Characters
W. C. Fields
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[W.C. Fields as a Police Officer] (Table of Contents: 68)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Pearson
Inks
Bill Pearson
Colors
Bill Pearson

Indexer Notes

Reprinted in reduced form as a quarter-page illustration. Original back cover of Witzend #9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Pearson
Inks
Bill Pearson

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Adkins (illustration)
Inks
Dan Adkins (illustration)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
George Bush (painting)
Inks
George Bush (painting)
Colors
George Bush (painting)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

Kym / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)

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Indexer Notes

1/4 page reprint of original photograph of a woman dressed as Kym.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 74)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Dennis Janke
Inks
Dennis Janke
Letters
?

Reprints

[McLeod nude with lion] (Table of Contents: 75)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob McLeod
Inks
Bob McLeod

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A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio (Table of Contents: 76)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 full-page and one half-page illustrations for Edgar Rice Burroughs stories, with brief introduction.

A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio (Table of Contents: 77)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood ?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 full-page and one half-page illustrations for Edgar Rice Burroughs stories, with brief introduction.

Crandall - ERB Part II (Table of Contents: 78)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 full-page illustrations

Cartoonists Unite! (Table of Contents: 79) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Crandall - ERB Part II
  3. 2. A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio
  4. 3. Best of Witzend
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. Savage World
  8. 7. Sinner
  9. 8. Animan
  10. 9. Animan
  11. 10. Midnight Special
  12. 11. Orion
    Orion
  13. 12. Poetry by Ralph Reese
  14. 13. ["Fools will tell you that there can be no honest person!"]
    Mr. A
  15. 14. ["Justice demands that man's principles be fixed..."]
    Mr. A
  16. 15. Art Spiegelman Department
  17. 16. The Invaders
  18. 17. Pipsqueak Papers
  19. 18. Pipsqueak Papers
  20. 19. Last Chance
  21. 20. The Rejects
  22. 21. Reed Crandall Portfolio of Edgar Rice Burroughs Part Four
  23. 22. The Junkwaffel Invasion of Kruppenny Island
  24. 23. Prevue: The Adventures of Talon
  25. 24. Alien
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. Cobalt 60
  28. 27. ["I can't see why you're distraught..."]
    Limpstrel
  29. 28. The Journey
  30. 29. The City in the Sea
  31. 30. The Hunting of the Snark
  32. 31. Lost in a Dream
    Kym
  33. 32. 39-74
  34. 33. ["On March 17, 1969 I awoke at 8 A.M..."]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. The Avenging Dodo
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. My Furry World... And Welcome To It!
  40. 39. The Care and Feeding of Geks
  41. 40. Booby Trap
  42. 41. Stargazer
  43. 42. The Real World
  44. 43. Last Act of a Living Legend
  45. 44. An Idea in Any Form
  46. 45. Bucky Ruckus
    Bucky Ruckus
  47. 46. A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio
  48. 47. Witzend, Beginning to End
  49. 48. The World of the Wizard King
  50. 49. An Oral History
  51. 50. Wallace Wood 1927-1981
  52. 51. Contributors
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
  68. 67. The W. C. Fields Book
  69. 68. [W.C. Fields as a Police Officer]
  70. 69. [no title indexed]
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
  72. 71. [no title indexed]
  73. 72. [no title indexed]
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
    Kym
  75. 74. [no title indexed]
  76. 75. [McLeod nude with lion]
  77. 76. A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio
  78. 77. A Reed Crandall ERB Portfolio
  79. 78. Crandall - ERB Part II
  80. 79. Cartoonists Unite!
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