Ink Stains 94: CPL 5 and 6

One of the best zines of the past returns! CPL and John Byrne rule this month! CPL 5 and 6: 1973 Publisher: CPL/Gang Editor: Bob Layton As I say above this column’s banner, CPL was one of the best little zines around in 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 14: Nimbus 3

Many editors/publishers of fanzines used them as training grounds for what later became their careers. Frank Lovece did this with his art-crammed fanzine, Nimbus. This installment we examine issue 3, the final issue. Nimbus 3, ...
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Ink Stains 92: FOOM 4 and 5

FOOM, the Marvel fanzine, not only has in house fun from the Marvel staff and freelancers, but in these issues, a contest for fans! Fans that included future pros Steve Rude, Doug Hazlewood, and many more!
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Ink Stains 61: Inanity!

  Require a little satire in your fanzine viewing? Well, Jethro, you are in luck…time for Inanity numero uno! Inanity: 1971 Editors: Robert S. Napier and Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. Contrary to the banner artwork above, this is...
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Ink Stains 55: Panorama 1

Not satisfied with producing The Collector, one of the best fanzines around, Bill G. Wilson decided to exhibit even more excellence with Panorama! Panorama 1: 1971 Editor and Publisher: Bill G. Wilson In the summer of 1971, Bil...
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Ink Stains 84: No Sex 8

David Heath Jr. is no longer here, but his great zine, No Sex, lives on! No Sex 8: January, 1978 Editor: David Heath Jr., Publisher: Dan Watson Once again, David Heath Jr (and Dan Watson) bring us the deeply packed (with fun a...
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Ink Stains 72: The Collector 24

  The world has demanded more coverage of The Collector! Ok, just me, here is issue 24! The Collector 24: August, 1971 Editor and Publisher: Bill G. Wilson Howdy everyone, welcome to another installment of Ink Stains, wher...
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Ink Stains 25: 1970 Jim Steranko Portfolio

The ultimate stylist. Magician, designer, illustrator, painter, writer, and all around coolest man in comics. Jim Steranko. It’s all Jim, all the time…50 pages worth! Jim Steranko Portfolio, 1970 Editor and publishe...
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Wacky Comic Wednesday: Clint the Hamster Triumphant #2

Welcome back to another edition of Wacky Comic Wednesday! I’ve decided to pick up where we left off with our favorite punk hamster and review Clint the Hamster Triumphant #2 of 2. In case you missed the first segment, ...
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Ink Stains 5: CPL and John Byrne

CPL (Contemporary Pictorial Literature) 12 (1975) Publisher: Robert Layton, Editor: Roger Stern Much like The Collector, our current champion CPL could be lumped into the category of “semi-pro” fanzine. It had high producti...
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