The Horror & Fantasy art of Ken Meyer Jr. collected- You can help!’s very own Ink Stains columnist, Ken Meyer Jr., is in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the printing of his new art book, Into the Crimson Light… and you can help! Ken Meyer Jr. has been w...
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Ink Stains 7: Rick McCollum

There were few minds as feverish or pens as prolific as Rick McCollum.  You will see why this artist and writer can arguably be given the mantle of the Kirby of the fanzine world! New Wave Heroes 1-3, Superhero Terror 1-7, Omn...
by kenmeyerjr


No column for March!

  Hey everyone, I apologize that there is no Ink Stains for March. I am in the middle of moving, so stuff is everywhere and nowhere! I will resume in April, maybe with a double whammy! Have a good, uh…March!   K...
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Comic Artists & More Pay Tribute to Prince!

Dig if you will a pitcture… Prince fans worldwide were shocked and saddened to hear that His Royal Badness had passed away. With a career that has spanned decades his music has brought together one of the most diverse ...
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Ink Stains 8: Witzend 3 and 7

The great Wally Wood did not only produce some of the greatest comics of all time, but one of the greatest fanzines of all time…Witzend! Witzend 3 (1967) and 7 (1970) Publisher: Wally Wood Editor: Bill Pearson Most comic read...
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Ink Stains 89: Amra 58-61

The big grandaddy of fantasy fanzines, Amra! Not one, but four issues! Amra 58-61: 1973-1974 Edited and published by George H. Scithers Amra may be the longest, or close to the longest running fanzine of all time. The only othe...
by kenmeyerjr



Ink Stains 99: Chronicle 5

This installment you see the last and best issue of what was a steadily improving fanzine, Chronicle, from George Breo. See John Byrne, Gene Day, Chuck Dixon, Brent Anderson and more, including 6 stories and a bunch of great p...
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Ink Stains 49: This is Legend 1

Want to see early Wrightson, Kaluta, and more? This is Legend gives it to you! This is Legend 1: 1970 Editor/Publisher: Richard L. Jennings With a name like This is Legend, you had better be sure you have the ammo to back up th...
by kenmeyerjr


Ink Stains 15: Fantastic Fanzine 12

Gary Groth is known as a lightning rod in the comics community, and was the editor and guiding light of The Comics Journal for many years…but he had to start somewhere, and Fantastic Fanzine is that somewhere! Fantastic F...
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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 102: Chronicle 3

Chronicle 3: March, 1973 Publisher and editor: George Breo Welcome to the 102nd installment of Ink Stains! Man, it does not seem like I have done over a hundred of these suckers, but I guess print (or the internet?) don’t...
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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...
by kenmeyerjr