(Spring 1975)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1975
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Print Mint, Inc.
Brand
Print Mint
Editing
Bill Griffith (credited as B. Griffith) (editor); Art Spiegelman (credited as A. Spiegelman) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Colors
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Action packed!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Caterina Sforza (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Osborne (credited as James Osborne)
Pencils
Jim Osborne (credited as James Osborne)
Inks
Jim Osborne (credited as James Osborne)
Letters
Jim Osborne (credited as 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

Characters
Bob Rita; Don Shenker; Art Spiegelman; Bill Griffith; A. Bobbo; H. Cady; Robert Crumb; Kim Deitch; W. Fowler; Justin Green; Jay Kinney; Aline Kominsky; Paul Krassner; George Kuchar; Jay Lynch; C. McDowell; Mike McMillan; Victor Moscoso; W. Murphy; Diane Noomin; James Osborne; Gilbert Shelton; Span Rodriguez; Checkered Demon (as S. C. Wilson)

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.

Editorial: 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
Griffy [Bill Griffith]; Art Spiegelman
Synopsis
A statement of intent.

Indexer Notes

A comic strip editorial.

Cracking Jokes: A Brief Inquiry Into Various Aspects of Humor (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Pencils
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Inks
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Letters
Art Spiegelman (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Zippy the Pinhead (cameo) (single panel); Jack-In-the-Box; Man; Psychiatrist/Shrink; Court Jester
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 (signed)
Pencils
Jay Lynch (signed)
Inks
Jay Lynch (signed)
Letters
Jay Lynch (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladies and Gentlemen! A big round of your most cordial applause for Fido the Pup!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Nard; Pat; Fido the Pup
Synopsis
The contrast of bad times and easily available entertainment.
Keywords
television

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

Zippy the Pinhead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith (credited as Griffy)
Pencils
Bill Griffith (credited as Griffy)
Inks
Bill Griffith (credited as Griffy)
Letters
Bill Griffith (credited as Griffy)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Zippy the Pinhead; Fred Schnutzig; Pixie; Ace Hole (cameo); Baron Wurlitzer
Synopsis
Zippy runs a detective agency and locates a diamond-encrusted g-string in typically discursive manner.
Reprints
Keywords
stripper

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

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Arnold Peck; David Dimpleton; Bruce McQueen; Nelson; Teapot; Emily
Synopsis
Arnold encounters gay society.

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

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Krassner (credited)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez (credited as Spain)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez (credited as Spain)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Timothy Leary; Charles Manson; Allen Ginsberg
Synopsis
Paul Krassner's thoughts on post-Vietnam American society.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by eleven illustrations.

Mishkin's Folly (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Kim Deitch (credited as Fowlton Means)
Pencils
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters
Kim Deitch (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Nate Mishkin; Dr. Chambers; Waldo
Synopsis
Proclaimed dry, Mishkin is released back into society for a weekend furlough from Berndale Acres Sanitarium.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Big Ass Topics (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (credited as R. Crumb)

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 (signed)
Pencils
Bill Griffith (signed)
Inks
Bill Griffith (signed)
Letters
Bill Griffith (signed)

Characters
Bill Griffith; Louie; Mr. Wooster; Professor; Model
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 (signed)
Pencils
Jay Kinney (signed)
Inks
Jay Kinney (signed)
Letters
Jay Kinney (signed)

Synopsis
A possible future

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story, wordless except for a single panel that includes a newspaper.

Number 836 (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Gilbert Shelton (credited)
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton (credited)
Inks
Gilbert Shelton (credited)
Letters
Gilbert Shelton (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
A. J. Foyt, Jr.
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 (credited) (comic adaptation); William Shakespeare (credited) (original story)
Pencils
Justin Green (credited)
Inks
Justin Green (credited)
Letters
Justin Green (credited)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
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 (signed)
Pencils
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Inks
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Letters
Art Spiegelman (signed)

Characters
Art Spiegelman
Synopsis
Dream recollection.
Reprints

Harrison Cady (Table of Contents: 17)

Arcade Archives / illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harrison Cady (signed)
Inks
Harrison Cady (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Glimpse at the work of cartoonist Harrison Cady.

Indexer Notes

Seven 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 (credited)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (credited)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (credited)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (credited); 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 (signed)
Pencils
Curt McDowell (signed)
Inks
Curt McDowell (signed)
Letters
Curt McDowell (signed)

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 (signed)
Pencils
Michael McMillan (signed)
Inks
Michael McMillan (signed)
Letters
Michael McMillan (signed)

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-Crumb (signed as Aline Kominsky)
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (signed as Aline Kominsky)
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (signed as Aline Kominsky)
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (signed as 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 (credited)
Pencils
George Kuchar (credited)
Inks
George Kuchar (credited)
Letters
George Kuchar (credited)

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

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
Robert Armstrong (credited as Aldo Bobbo)
Pencils
Robert Armstrong (credited as Aldo Bobbo)
Inks
Robert Armstrong (credited as Aldo Bobbo)
Letters
Robert Armstrong (credited as Aldo Bobbo)

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

[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 (signed as Moscoso)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed as Moscoso)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed as Moscoso)
Colors
Victor Moscoso (signed as Moscoso)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed as Moscoso)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A fantasy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A three-panel sequence on the 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. Editorial: An Introduction
  6. 5. Cracking Jokes: A Brief Inquiry Into Various Aspects of Humor
  7. 6. ["Ladies and Gentlemen! A big round of your most cordial applause for Fido the Pup!"]
    Nard n' Pat
  8. 7. Detective Zippy, Plainclothes Pinhead
    Zippy the Pinhead
  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
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