(Spring 1975)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Print Mint, Inc.
Brand
Print Mint
Editing
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Color
Color covers; Black and White interiors
Dimensions
Magazine size (8.12" x 10.5" (20.62 cm x 26.67 cm))
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Action packed!
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Caterina Sforza (Table of Contents: 1)

They Shall Not Be Forgotten / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Osborne
Pencils
James Osborne
Inks
James Osborne
Letters
James Osborne

Genre
biography
Characters
Caterina Sforza
Synopsis
Biographical details of the life of Caterina Sforza
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Number one in a series.

Arcade The Comics Revue (Table of Contents: 2)

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. Robert Crumb's self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in "The Complete Crumb" Volume 10.

Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents: 3)

The Outline / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction and comments on stories in the issue.

An Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Pencils
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Inks
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Letters
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman

Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Synopsis
A statement of intent

Indexer Notes

A comic strip editorial

Cracking Jokes (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jack In The Box; Man; Psychiatrist
Synopsis
An investigation of humour
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Nard 'n' Pat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Lynch
Pencils
Jay Lynch
Inks
Jay Lynch
Letters
Jay Lynch

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladies and Gentleman! A big round of your applause...
Genre
humor
Characters
Nard 'n' Pat
Synopsis
The contrast of bad times and easily available entertainment
Keywords
television

Detective Zippy, Plainclothes Pinhead (Table of Contents: 7)

Zippy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Zippy the Pinhead
Synopsis
Zippy runs a detective agency and locates a diamond-encrusted g-string in typically discursive manner.
Reprints

Once More With Or Without Feeling (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Arnold Peck
Synopsis
Arnold encounters gay society.

The Love Song Of Timothy Leary (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Krassner
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez

Synopsis
Paul Krassner's thoughts on society
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text feature

Mishkin's Folly (Table of Contents: 10)

Nate Mishkin / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Nate Mishkin; Dr Chambers; Waldo
Synopsis
Proclaimed dry, Mishkin is released back into scoiety
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credited to 'Fowlton Means'. Alternatively titled 'A Moon, A Fool And A Furlough'.

Big Ass Topics (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 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)

Synopsis
R. Crumb's obsession with big asses
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Centrespread

[Art School] (Table of Contents: 12)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Bill Griffith; Louie
Synopsis
A look at life-drawing at an art school.
Reprints
Keywords
artists; models

Midnight (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Kinney
Pencils
Jay Kinney
Inks
Jay Kinney

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A possible future

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Number 836 (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Motoring oddities
Reprints

Wm. Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Justin Green (comic adaptation); William Shakespeare (original story)
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Letters
Justin Green

Genre
humor
Characters
Leontes; Hermione; Mamillius; Camillo; Antigonus; Paulina; Polixenes; Florizel; Perdita
Synopsis
A Winter's Tale cast with caricatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Caricatures include Carl Anderson's Henry; Karl Malden; and Justin Green.

A Hand Job (Table of Contents: 16)

Real Dream / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Art Spiegelman
Synopsis
Dream recollection
Reprints

Harrison Cady (Table of Contents: 17)

Arcade Archives / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harrison Cady
Inks
Harrison Cady
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Glimpse at the work of cartoonist Harrison Cady

Indexer Notes

Harrison Cady cartoons from 1907-1912. Full pages are: A Spring Evening at the Beetleburg Amusement Park; The Summer School Opens in Beetleburg; and The Road to Hell (1910).

Sounds Of The Carnival (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Will Fowler
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson; typeset

Characters
Tony L'Amigo; Faye
Synopsis
A dysfunctional carnival relationship
Keywords
carnival

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

The Yma Sumac Story (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Yma Sumac
Synopsis
Fantasy about Yma Sumac

Kelvin the Human Fly (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Kelvin the Human Fly
Synopsis
Kelvin has a personality crisis.
Reprints

A Little Girl with a Grudge (Table of Contents: 21)

The Bunch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
The Bunch; Mom; Dad
Synopsis
How children absorb behaviour
Keywords
autobiography

Letter For Olga (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Olga; Rueben Ness
Synopsis
Olga attends an art show.

Bingo Bondage (Table of Contents: 23)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
DiDi Glitz; Gloria; Madame Ramona
Synopsis
DiDi goes to the bingo
Reprints

Looking At The World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Aldo Bobbo
Pencils
Aldo Bobbo
Inks
Aldo Bobbo
Letters
Aldo Bobbo

Genre
humor
Characters
Bum; injured man
Synopsis
The search for identity

Indexer Notes

Aldo Bobbo is an alias for Robert Armstrong

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

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

Arcade Plugs (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Mystic Comics Part 1 (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso
Pencils
Victor Moscoso
Inks
Victor Moscoso
Colors
Victor Moscoso
Letters
Victor Moscoso

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A fantasy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Action packed!"]
  2. 1. Caterina Sforza
    They Shall Not Be Forgotten
  3. 2. Arcade The Comics Revue
  4. 3. Behind the Scenes
    The Outline
  5. 4. An Introduction
  6. 5. Cracking Jokes
  7. 6. ["Ladies and Gentleman! A big round of your applause..."]
    Nard 'n' Pat
  8. 7. Detective Zippy, Plainclothes Pinhead
    Zippy
  9. 8. Once More With Or Without Feeling
    Arnold Peck The Human Wreck
  10. 9. The Love Song Of Timothy Leary
  11. 10. Mishkin's Folly
    Nate Mishkin
  12. 11. Big Ass Topics
  13. 12. [Art School]
    Griffith Observatory
  14. 13. Midnight
  15. 14. Number 836
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  16. 15. Wm. Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
    Classics Crucified
  17. 16. A Hand Job
    Real Dream
  18. 17. Harrison Cady
    Arcade Archives
  19. 18. Sounds Of The Carnival
  20. 19. The Yma Sumac Story
  21. 20. Kelvin the Human Fly
  22. 21. A Little Girl with a Grudge
    The Bunch
  23. 22. Letter For Olga
  24. 23. Bingo Bondage
    DiDi Glitz
  25. 24. Looking At The World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  26. 25. ["Print Mint proudly announces..."]
  27. 26. Arcade Plugs
  28. 27. Mystic Comics Part 1
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Plowright
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
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