(Winter 1975)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1975-11-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Print Mint, Inc.
Brand
Print Mint
Editing
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date given in William S. Burroughs' copyright registration for the text of his story "Fun City in Ba'dan." No copyright registration was filed for the issue as a whole.

The publisher put a red $1.50 price sticker on the covers of some copies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / 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)
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's One for th' Baby Jeeziz!
Genre
humor
Characters
Frosty The Snowman
Reprints

Krupp Mail Order (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Krupp Mail Order / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Bizarre Comix (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bélier Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Arcade the Comics Revue (Table of Contents: 3)

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 (with "self-portraits.") and indicia. The R. Crumb self-portrait from the contents page was reprinted in The Complete Crumb vol. 10.

William S. Burroughs and S. Clay Wilson (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Mike Reynolds (as Michael Reynolds)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ken Jacobs; Roger Carrington; Dennis Carrington; Michael H. Price; Bruce Sterling; and Bob Singer.

Frosty the Snowman and His Friends (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 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; satire-parody
Characters
Frosty The Snowman; Stoop; Tuffy
Synopsis
Frosty and friends plot to throw bombs disguised as snowballs at the "Rockerfella" mansion.
Reprints
Keywords
bomb; Christmas; revolution

Indexer Notes

These are 12 two-tier gag strips, set up as half-page strips with a logo on each one.

Fun City In Ba'Dan (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
William S. Burroughs
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
typeset

Characters
Narrator; Audrey; Pu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with seven illustrations and an illustrated border on the last two pages.

Heidi's Story (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Armstrong (as Aldo & Bobbo)
Pencils
Robert Armstrong (as Aldo & Bobbo)
Inks
Robert Armstrong (as Aldo & Bobbo)
Letters
Robert Armstrong (as Aldo & Bobbo)

Genre
animal
Characters
Heidi (dog)
Synopsis
Heidi the dog is left alone in the house.
Keywords
dog

As the Mind Reels (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck; Barbie; Doctor Legman; Martha
Synopsis
A surreal soap opera.
Reprints

Dollboy (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dr Morton; Jocko
Synopsis
A ventriloquist's dummy is kidnapped.
Reprints
Keywords
ventriloquist

A Uniquely Complete Experience (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Arnold Peck; Packy
Synopsis
The President passes by the café where Arnold is sitting.
Reprints
Keywords
assassin; bomb; President; revolution

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Williams
Pencils
Robert Williams
Inks
Robert Williams
Letters
Robert Williams

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Dynamics of “An Ugly Incident
Characters
Hollywood 'Hairboy'; Portly Bohemian
Synopsis
A knife fight with fatal results.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; death; knives

Indexer Notes

Centerspread; pantomime story.

Coca-Cola: Der Volkseltzer (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Jim Hoberman
Pencils
Michael McMillan
Inks
Michael McMillan

Synopsis
The ubiquity of Coca-Cola
Keywords
Coca-Cola

Indexer Notes

Text article with four illustrations

Stalin (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez (as Spain)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez (as Spain)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez (as Spain)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez (as Spain)

Genre
biography; history
Characters
Josef Stalin; Lenin; Nadia Stalin; Winston Churchill; Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Synopsis
Biography of Stalin
Reprints
Keywords
revolution; Russia; World War II

Cat and Pup Come to Town (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cat; Pup; Plastic Man (cameo)
Synopsis
Cat and Pup wreak havoc.

Indexer Notes

Strip has a satirical Plastic Man cameo.

Genesis 38 Gluecified (Table of Contents: 16)

Chapel for Glueheads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Schenkman
Pencils
Joe Schenkman
Inks
Joe Schenkman
Letters
Joe Schenkman

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr More; Darlene; Mary Jo; Onan; Tamarra; Shela
Synopsis
Modern re-telling of a Biblical story from Genesis Chapter 38.
Keywords
Bible; Genesis; glue; sex

The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori (Table of Contents: 17)

Famous Frauds / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Carlos Gonzales; Don Carlos Balmori
Synopsis
The story of a Mexican hoaxer.
Reprints
Keywords
1920s; hoax; Mexico; society

Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland (Table of Contents: 18)

Arcade Archives / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George McManus
Pencils
George McManus
Inks
George McManus
Letters
George McManus

Genre
humor
Characters
Nibsy; The King;
Synopsis
The King needs a heir.
Reprints
  • from Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland Sunday newspaper strips.
Keywords
fairy

Indexer Notes

A parody of Winsor McKay's Little Nemo from 1905. Colour strips reprinted in black and white.

The 76 Marijuana Moonphase Calendar (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Dhrama Inner Light / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

While They Last! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Toadette Paranoia (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Toadettes
Synopsis
The secret life of toads
Reprints

National Weed On Sale Now (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

National Weed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The $62.14 Misunderstanding (Table of Contents: 23)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis
Rowdy is paid money to jump naked in the lake.
Keywords
dare; lake

No. 886 the French Push (Table of Contents: 24)

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
About the Citroen 2CV
Reprints
Keywords
auto; Citroen 2CV; France; Peugot

Blabette Yakowitz Takes a Vacation (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (as Aline Kominsky) (credited as Snarlene Kominsky)
Pencils
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (as Aline Kominsky) (credited as Snarlene Kominsky)
Inks
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (as Aline Kominsky) (credited as Snarlene Kominsky)
Letters
Aline Kominsky-Crumb (as Aline Kominsky) (credited as Snarlene Kominsky)

Genre
humor
Characters
Blabette Yakowitz; Murray Yakowitz
Synopsis
Parents visit their daughter in San Francisco.
Keywords
San Francisco; street cars

Household Appliances (Table of Contents: 26)

The TV Family / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Lynch
Pencils
Bill Lynch
Inks
Bill Lynch
Letters
Bill Lynch

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A baby-sitter sabotages the parents' car.
Keywords
baby-sitter; brakes; car

Indexer Notes

Household appliances as people.

Mommy's Song (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother sings an inappropriate song to her child.
Keywords
black magic; hoodoo

Indexer Notes

Song lyrics are apparently taken from "I've Been Hoodood" by Gussie L. Davis (1890s), with some variations.

Freak Circus (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 0.5 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
A girl feeds mushrooms to rabbits in the forest.
Keywords
forest; mushrooms; rabbits

Brillo 'n Burma (Table of Contents: 29)

Brillo 'n Burma / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Brillo; Burma; Bekins
Synopsis
The life of a bear family.
Reprints

Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The First sip

Factotum (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Black Sparrow Press / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Distributors (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

The Distributors / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

California Comics (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

California Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Uncle Sol's Creative Arts Seminars (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Green
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Colors
Justin Green
Letters
Justin Green

Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Sol
Synopsis
The abrasive Uncle Sol offers advice.
Reprints
Keywords
acting; art; ballet; music

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Five one-tier humour strips

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here's One for th' Baby Jeeziz!"]
    Frosty the Snowman
  2. 1. Krupp Mail Order
    Krupp Mail Order
  3. 2. Bizarre Comix
    Bélier Press
  4. 3. Arcade the Comics Revue
  5. 4. William S. Burroughs and S. Clay Wilson
    The Outline
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  7. 6. Frosty the Snowman and His Friends
  8. 7. Fun City In Ba'Dan
  9. 8. Heidi's Story
  10. 9. As the Mind Reels
  11. 10. Dollboy
  12. 11. A Uniquely Complete Experience
    Arnold Peck The Human Wreck
  13. 12. ["The Dynamics of “An Ugly Incident"]
  14. 13. Coca-Cola: Der Volkseltzer
    Space Age Confidential
  15. 14. Stalin
  16. 15. Cat and Pup Come to Town
  17. 16. Genesis 38 Gluecified
    Chapel for Glueheads
  18. 17. The Adventures of Don Carlos Balmori
    Famous Frauds
  19. 18. Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairyland
    Arcade Archives
  20. 19. The 76 Marijuana Moonphase Calendar
    Dhrama Inner Light
  21. 20. While They Last!
    Arcade
  22. 21. Toadette Paranoia
  23. 22. National Weed On Sale Now
    National Weed
  24. 23. The $62.14 Misunderstanding
    Rowdy Noody
  25. 24. No. 886 the French Push
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  26. 25. Blabette Yakowitz Takes a Vacation
  27. 26. Household Appliances
    The TV Family
  28. 27. Mommy's Song
  29. 28. Freak Circus
  30. 29. Brillo 'n Burma
    Brillo 'n Burma
  31. 30. Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  32. 31. Factotum
    Black Sparrow Press
  33. 32. The Distributors
    The Distributors
  34. 33. California Comics
    California Comics
  35. 34. Uncle Sol's Creative Arts Seminars
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