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Ink Stains 71: Comic Crusader 5 and 6

  Not one but TWO issues of Martin Greim’s Comic Crusader! Comic Crusader 5 and 6: 1969 Editor and publisher: Martin L. Greim Comic Crusader is one of those fanzines that really exhibited a real love for fandom and ...
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Ink Stains 70: Amazing Science Fantasy

  Talk about big guns blasting early…John Byrne, Gene Day, and Dave Sim are firing fast in this fanzine, Amazing Science Fantasy! Amazing Science Fantasy 1: 1975 Publisher: William McMichael; editor: George Breo (Windy C...
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Ink Stains 69: Fantastic Fanzine 8/9

  Back to one of the best fanzines of the past, Fantastic Fanzine, with early Dave Cockrum, Barry Smith, and more! Fantastic Fanzine 8*9: 1969 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth This month, we revisit one of my favorite fanz...
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Ink Stains 68: All Dynamic

  For me, Alan Light started it all with The Buyer’s Guide. Here is his earlier zine, All Dynamic! All Dynamic issues 3, 4: 1969/1970 Editor/Publisher: Alan Light Alan Light played a huge part in the proliferation of...
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Ink Stains 67: Chronicle 1

  George S. Breo produced a real quality fanzine back in the early seventies called Chronicle. His zine featured early work by Byrne, Sakai, Chuck Dixon, and others. Let’s see issue one! Chronicle 1: 1972 Publisher/...
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Ink Stains 67: Beyond the Clock 24 and 25

  Butch Guice is doing some incredible work these days. But, if you want to see him in a formative stage, then Beyond the Clock is the place to go! Beyond the Clock 24, 25: 1980 Editors and publisher: J. R. Sams and Rich M...
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Ink Stains 66: Woweekazowie 1

  More InterFan shenanigans ensue with the very first issue of Willie Blyberg’s Woweekazowie! Woweekazowie 1: 1976 Editor and publisher: William Blyberg Awhile back I profiled two later issues of this fun zine, Wowee...
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Ink Stains 65: Wonderful World of Comix 6

The gang’s all here! Some of fandom’s best appear in The Wonderful World of Comix 6.   The Wonderful World of Comix 6, 1971 Publisher and editors: Neal Pozner with Scott Harris On my trip up to the Rose City Co...
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Ink Stains 64: Word Balloons 1

In the fanzine world, Gary Groth is known for Fantastic Fanzine, but don’t forget Word Balloons! Word Balloons 1, March, 1974 Editor and Publisher: Gary Groth Those of you that are old codgers like myself, or that follow ...
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Ink Stains 63: The Collector 23

That’s right, it is another issue of The Collector! Issue 23, homeslice!   The Collector 23: May, 1971 Editor and Publisher: Bill G. Wilson Yes, it is true I have profiled The Collector several times so far in this c...
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Ink Stains 62: Feral

No, not the Marvel Comics Feral! Mine came first! Honest! Feral various publishers creator: Ken Meyer Jr. I  have been thinking for awhile about doing something here in Ink Stains on my fanzine work (other than the occasional ...
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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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