(Spring 1976)

The Print Mint Inc, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1976
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Print Mint, Inc.
Brand
Print Mint
Editing
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jay Lynch (signed)
Inks
Jay Lynch (signed)
Colors
Jay Lynch
Letters
Jay Lynch

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Soon a cleansing!
Genre
humor

Welcome to the Weird World of The Monster Times (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Monster Times / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Outline / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arcade Marks One Year of Fine Service..
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Griffith; Art Spiegelman
Synopsis
The stress of publishing

Indexer Notes

Illustrated editorial

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from D. D. Drakely; Ralph Ginzburg; Bruce Sweeney; Erwin Bergdoll; Steve Fisk; Ann De Geer; Steve Anker; and Richard Levine.

Crybaby's Blues (Table of Contents: 5)

Crybaby Beanhead / comic story / 4 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
Characters
Crybaby Beanhead
Synopsis
The harshness of life
Reprints

Comedia Dell' Zippy (Table of Contents: 6)

Zippy The Pinhead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Zani; Zippy The Pinhead (as Zerbino); Mr. Toad (as Amphibio); Bilko; Henshaw; Rocco; Paparelli; Isabella; Claudio; Griffiani; Bishop; Prince
Synopsis
In Northern Italy in the 16th Century, clowns put on a show, which is broken up by militant priests.
Reprints
Keywords
16th Century; cathedrals; clowns; Northern Italy; pipe organ; priests

Indexer Notes

Griffith's usual cast of characters playing historical roles.

The Great Ajeeb, Chess Playing Automaton (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Kim Deitch (signed)
Pencils
Kim Deitch (signed)
Inks
Kim Deitch (signed)
Letters
Kim Deitch

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Harry Nelson Pillsbury; Sam Gonotsky; Jesse Hanson; Bobby Fischer
Synopsis
The history of a fake chess-playing machine.
Reprints
Keywords
Brooklyn; chess; Coney Island; New York City

Indexer Notes

No. 2 in a series.

The Corpse Gobblin' Ogre of Columbite Mountain (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson
Inks
S. Clay Wilson
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

Genre
humor
Characters
Checkered Demon; Hunchback Ogre; Fisk; Simpson
Synopsis
The Ogre hasn't eaten a good corpse in a while.
Reprints
Keywords
cannibalism; demon; ogre

DiDi Glitz & the 3 Bears (Table of Contents: 9)

DiDi Glitz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
DiDi Glitz; Brillo; Burma; Bekins
Synopsis
DiDi renovates the three bears' house.
Reprints
Keywords
Goldilocks

Indexer Notes

Parody of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

Anthony and the Temptations (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George DiCaprio (as George Di Caprio)
Pencils
Justin Green
Inks
Justin Green
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
St Anthony; Fontaine
Synopsis
St Anthony moves to the big city.
Keywords
hotel

Indexer Notes

Excerpted from an unfinished novel. George DiCaprio is the father of actor Leonard DiCaprio. Text with five illustrations.

Luminescent Progeny (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
aliens; spaceships

Indexer Notes

Centerspread. Title from Table of Contents.

Terror from the Grave (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rory Hayes
Pencils
Rory Hayes
Inks
Rory Hayes
Letters
Rory Hayes

Genre
humor
Characters
Pooh Rass; Linda
Synopsis
Pooh murders Linda for her inheritance
Reprints

A Modern Mystery (Table of Contents: 13)

Arnold Peck The Human Wreck / comic story / 4 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; superhero
Characters
Arnold Peck; Wreckman; Commissioner; Ronald McDonald
Synopsis
Arnold is superhero Wreckman in his dreams.
Reprints
Keywords
clowns; dream; McDonald's

Some Boxes for the Salvation Army (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Art Spiegelman; Shrink; Shorty
Synopsis
Scattershot panels
Reprints

The Calvin Coolidge Story (Table of Contents: 15)

Space Age Confidential / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Hoberman
Pencils
Kim Deitch
Inks
Kim Deitch
Letters
Kim Deitch

Genre
biography
Characters
Calvin Coolidge
Synopsis
Snapshots from Coolidge's life.
Keywords
President

Indexer Notes

Five short text articles with seven illustrations.

Self-Portrait (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown
Pencils
M. K. Brown
Inks
M. K. Brown
Letters
M. K. Brown

Genre
humor
Characters
Groucho Marx (cameo)
Synopsis
A woman's improbable biography.

Zen Time (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A zen fable pastiche
Reprints

Götterdämmerung (Table of Contents: 18)

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
history; war
Characters
Colonel General Gotthard Heinrici; Rudolph Reschke; Adolf Hitler; Colonel Hanselman; Bormann; Josef Stalin; General Zhukov; General Koniev; Eva Braun; Captain Sergei Golbov
Synopsis
The last days of Nazi rule in Berlin.
Reprints
Keywords
Berlin; Gestapo; Nazis; Red Army; suicide

Mondo Condo (Table of Contents: 19)

The Bunch and Her Family / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Aline Kominsky's family
Reprints

Bughouse Fables (Table of Contents: 20)

Arcade Archives / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck
Pencils
Billy DeBeck
Inks
Billy DeBeck
Letters
Billy DeBeck

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Bughouse Fables daily (King Features Syndicate) 1921.03.12
  • 1921.03.19
  • 1921.02.04
  • 1921.03.03
  • 1921.03.10
  • 1921.01.21
  • 1921.03.17
  • 1921.01.19
  • 1921.02.11.

Indexer Notes

Nine one-panel cartoon gags.

Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The drunk meets the Swedes

Trexler the Trilobite (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dirk Burhans
Pencils
Dirk Burhans
Inks
Dirk Burhans
Letters
Dirk Burhans

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A trilobite lands in the street

Indexer Notes

A parody of Winsor McCay's Little Nemo In Slumberland

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Michele Robinson (as Michele Brand)
Pencils
Michele Robinson (as Michele Brand)
Inks
Michele Robinson (as Michele Brand)
Letters
Michele Robinson (as Michele Brand)

Genre
humor
Characters
Michele Brand [Michele Robinson]
Synopsis
Dream recollection.

Highlights in the Life of Kathi Smith (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The eccentric Kathi Smith

Indexer Notes

Subtitled 'A True Story'

Bode's Cartoon Concert (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Cheech Wizard / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Marijuana Grower's Guide (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

It's a Turn-On!! (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Kozmic Electric Yo-Yo / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Bélier Press / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Deceasedland (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints
Keywords
death; Grim Reaper

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Soon a cleansing!"]
  2. 1. Welcome to the Weird World of The Monster Times
    The Monster Times
  3. 2. Arcade The Comics Revue
  4. 3. ["Arcade Marks One Year of Fine Service.."]
    The Outline
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  6. 5. Crybaby's Blues
    Crybaby Beanhead
  7. 6. Comedia Dell' Zippy
    Zippy The Pinhead
  8. 7. The Great Ajeeb, Chess Playing Automaton
    Famous Frauds
  9. 8. The Corpse Gobblin' Ogre of Columbite Mountain
  10. 9. DiDi Glitz & the 3 Bears
    DiDi Glitz
  11. 10. Anthony and the Temptations
  12. 11. Luminescent Progeny
  13. 12. Terror from the Grave
  14. 13. A Modern Mystery
    Arnold Peck The Human Wreck
  15. 14. Some Boxes for the Salvation Army
  16. 15. The Calvin Coolidge Story
    Space Age Confidential
  17. 16. Self-Portrait
  18. 17. Zen Time
  19. 18. Götterdämmerung
  20. 19. Mondo Condo
    The Bunch and Her Family
  21. 20. Bughouse Fables
    Arcade Archives
  22. 21. Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
  23. 22. Trexler the Trilobite
  24. 23. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  25. 24. Highlights in the Life of Kathi Smith
  26. 25. Bode's Cartoon Concert
    Cheech Wizard
  27. 26. The Marijuana Grower's Guide
  28. 27. It's a Turn-On!!
    Kozmic Electric Yo-Yo
  29. 28. The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline
    Bélier Press
  30. 29. Deceasedland
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