Ink Stains 57: Fantastic Fanzine Special 1

What? Every issue of Fantastic Fanzine is special? I couldn’t agree more! Fantastic Fanzine Special 1: 1969 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth Welcome back to the wonderful fragrant world of Ink Stains, true believers! Du...
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Ink Stains 22: Epitaph

Gene Day worked in professional comics for a spell, including a great run on Marvel’s Master of Kung–Fu. But, before his big break came, he contributed to many fanzines, including today’s installment, Epitaph!...
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Ink Stains 83: Radion 7

Back for round 2, Tom Mason with Radion 7! Radion 7, July 1978 Editor and publisher, Tom Mason What?  Tom Mason won’t go away? This guy again, you say? Yes, I say! I was just recently gifted with issue 7, the cover of w...
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Ink Stains 11: Infinity 5

For the biggest names and the best artists, you could do no better than Infinity. With each issue the production got more lavish and more professional, culminating with issue 5, the final issue. Fans of Neal Adams, Richard Corb...
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Ink Stains 50: Comic Crusader 11 and 12

  Martin L. Greim published one of the most consistent and longest running fanzines, Comic Crusader! A double shot this installment, issues 11 and 12! Comic Crusader 11, 12, 1971, 1972 Publisher and Editor: Martin L. Greim...
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Ink Stains 76: Chronicle 2

John Severin, John Byrne, Stan Sakai and more in this second issue of Chronicle! Chronicle 2: 1972 Editor/Publisher: George Breo Way back in January of this year, I profiled Chronicle 1 (see the column here) and I am sure I wil...
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Ink Stains 45: The Collector 29

All good things come to an end. And The Collector went out swinging for the fences! Read about issue 29 only in Ink Stains!   The Collector 29, 1974 Editor/Publisher: Bill G. Wilson Yes, it is true, The Collector, one of t...
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Ink Stains 54: The Collector 13

Let’s go back…way, way back, to 1968 and a young Bill Wilson’s The Collector 13!   The Collector 13: November/December 1968 Editor and publisher: Bill G. Wilson First off, sorry for missing last month…t...
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Ink Stains 35: Infinity 2

Even early on, Infinity boasted a myriad of big name artists, including Berni Wrightson, Roy Krenkel, Jeff Jones, Frank Brunner and more…all this and more in the second issue! Infinity 2: 1970 Editors/Publishers: Adam Mal...
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Ink Stains 51: Robert Kline

It’s a Robert Kline special this month! In this installment, you will see a dozen or so images you will not have seen anywhere else! Robert Kline Special Because of an overload of current work, I don’t have the time...
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Ink Stains 58: Fandomonium

1978 brought many a fanzine into our viewing plane, this column we cover Fandomonium! Fandomonium 1, 1978 Editor and publisher: Russell Allen Stamets There were many fanzines published in the seventies, most being critiques of ...
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Ink Stains 19: CPL 11

Gil Kane. Alex Toth. Don Maitz. Rick Buckler. Joe Sinnott. Jim Starlin. Berni Wrightson. John Byrne…LOTS of John Byrne. All in one “little” zine. And that zine is…CPL 11! CPL 11: 1974 Publisher: Robert L...
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