Contents include tributes to Wade Busby and Tim Corrigan, a bit of fiction, and lots of comics and art.
Publisher/Managing Editor: Jim Main
Editor/Interior Production: Robert J. Sodaro
Cover Production: Marc Haines
Excerpts from the DCinthe80s website (interviews with Michel Fiffe, Rick Veitch, J.M. DeMatteis and Steve Lightle) plus fan art.
Original paintings, comics, fake advertisements and illustrations.
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "This experimental comic tells the story of a group of canines that tackle depression, drug addiction and anger problems whilst roaming the streets and protecting their cardboard box home from outsiders. Lunney explores themes of fame/celebrity, mental health problems, class struggle, addiction and more through a pack of homeless street dogs. Lots of jokes! Lots of bones!"
Two-color risograph covers
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "New Yorker cartoonist Sara Lautman shares drips and drabs (never drab!) of her life in glorious black AND white (grays are included gratis). Calling a crisis hotline! Singing Karaoke to bros! Wearing other people's shirts! Accidental antisemitism! It's all here, and more!"
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "Bottoms Up! True Tales of Hitting Rock-Bottom is an anthology collecting real stories of bottoming out from alcoholism, drug dependency, sex addiction, body dysmorphia, pornography addiction and more. These stories have been adapted into comics by a team of incredibly talented and diverse cartoonists."
Full-color covers with b&w interior. Perfect-bound.
Edited by J.T. Yost
Characters appearing in art and comics include: Rocko's Modern Life, Thor, Hulk, John Lennon, Richie Rich, Batman, Jiminy Cricket, Boo Ferris, Ray Harrell, Donald Trump, Joker, Penguin, Riddler
Insert included with this issue: Truth Be Known book (Maximum Traffic), Hypnospiral Comics #7 (Alvarez) and a Riso print (Yeater)
Fewer than 50 copies usually printed (probably more like 25).
Central Mailer for this issue: George Erling and Gary Fields
Generally speaking, Not Available printings beyond the 1st have a datestamp on the front or back cover which is the printing date of the batch that copy was from. Matt Feazell says those post-1st printings were usually 60 copies or fewer.
1st printing: April 21, 2017
Other known printings:
July 14, 2020
Copy shop nostalgia in mini-comic (what else?) form.
2¾ x 3¼"
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