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Chicago Comic Chit-Chat #3

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Fanzine from the Chicago chapter of the Academy of Comic Book Fans and Collectors (aka Comic Collectors of Chicago). Formerly titled just Chicago Chit-Chat.

#3 may or may not have been distributed (bound together) with #4. The one copy I've seen had them stapled together but possibly not complete.

Contents in that double issue included artwork (by Placzek and "RM"), comics news, a puzzle page, letters, more.

Cover-dated August but may have actually been released in September.

Ditto, corner-stapled.

Chronicle #1

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Characters appearing include: Flash, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Dr. Doom, Black Pirate, Spider-Man, Bouncing Boy (Legion of Super-Heroes), the Clown (Circus of Crime), Warlock, Nick Fury, Conan the Barbarian, Wonder Woman

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Clawfang #1

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Contents include: "Super Heroes: Levity, Learning and Lightning Bolts" article; profile of illustrator Mario DeMarco; article on the Fleischer Superman cartoons; "The Forgotten Heroes: The Avenger" article; fiction; fanzine reviews; more.

Characters appearing include: Captain Marvel, Superman, the Avenger, Hawk & Dove, Howard the Duck, Batman, Vision, Deathlok, Dracula

Offset?, saddle-stitched.

Collector's Chronicle, The #1

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Contents include: interview with Bernie Wrightson; transcript of a 1969 talk by Al Capp; editorial on the state of comics; "The Future of TV" article; one page of poetry; more.

Characters in fan art include: Silver Surfer, Vision, Mickey Mouse, Deadman, Fandral, Triton, Doctor Mid-Nite, Sub-Mariner, Captain Marvel (DC and Marvel), the Shield, Flash Gordon, Captain America

Offset?, side stapled.

 

Collector's Gazette, The #1

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Contents include: a brief interview with Herb Trimpe; article on Marvel Mystery Comics; article on Wham-O Giant Comics; "Burt Blum, the Comic King" article (Cherokee Book Store in Hollywood); more.

Offset, 15 one-sided pages, side-stapled.

Collector's Guide: The First Heroic Age

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Jerry Bails' comprehensive listing of "all costumed- and super-hero strips appearing from 1934 through 1947, including reprints of newspaper strips and adaptations of heroes from pulps and radio."

Cover art by Rich Buckler. Also contains a full-page ad for Gosh Wow! #3 and other fanzine ads illustrated by Martin L. Greim, John Fantucchio, Joe Rabon, Rick Dey and others.

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Two printings?

Collector, The #10

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Contents include: articles on Deadman, reader participation in fanzines, and Flash Gordon; comics news; letters; more.

Characters appearing include: Deadman, Flash Gordon, Ming the Merciless, Daredevil, the Creeper

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Collector, The #23

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Contents include: a bio of Kenneth Smith; a three-page Hyperman comic; interview with artist Jim Jones; some nice non-comics art by Dan Adkins; fiction; letters (Alan Light, Gary Groth, Mark Ammerman, others); more.

One other artist: [?] Stuckey

Characters appearing include: Darkseid, Guardian, Orion, Batman, Captain Marvel (DC, Marvel & M.F. Enterprises), Flash (Golden/Silver Age), Volto, Dynamo, Blue Bolt, Lightning, Quicksilver, Thunderbolt

Offset, saddle-stitched.

This issue also came with the Newsflashes! companion insert.

Collector, The #24

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Contents include: indepth reportage on the 1971 Comic Art Convention (including Jim Warren's keynote speech, the "Comedy in the Comics" panel with Sergio Aragones & others, other panels, the Goethe Awards, Harvey Kurtzman's one-man panel, more); article on Kirk Alyn; article on Jim Steranko and Gardner Fox; article on cosplay at the con (with photos of Martin Pasko, Mike Zeck and Mike Nolan in costume); "Was Wertham Right After All?" article; The Flying Dutchman article; fiction; more.

Also contains photos of Frank Frazetta, Harvey Kurtzman, Denny O'Neil, Roy Thomas, Gil Kane, Len Wein, Neal Adams, Kirk Alyn, Gardner Fox, Phil Seuling, Jim Steranko, John Benson, Joe Sinnott, Bill Wilson, John Fantucchio, Kenneth Smith and Billy Graham.

Characters appearing include: Superman, Kirk Alyn, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Perry White, Clark Kent, Ka-Zar, Golden Age Green Lantern, Captain America (centerspread), Sub-Mariner, the Thing (by Sinnott), Captain Marvel, Green Ring (Green Lantern spoof)

Offset, saddle-stitched, some interior color.

Collector, The #25

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Contents include: "The Real Jack Kirby" article; "Jack Kirby: All Father Man" article; "Green Beam" comic (Green Lantern/Flash spoof) by Hanley; funny animals/Carl Barks article; profile of artist Donald Wong; The Flying Dutchman article; a memorial to Pittsburgh talk show host Ed King; crossword puzzle; letters; more.

Characters appearing include: Darkseid, Guardian, Mister Miracle, Big Barda, Captain Marvel/Tom Tyler, Warlock, Captain America, Red Skull, the Shadow, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, Dynamo, NoMan, Menthor, Superman, Batgirl, Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Batman

Offset, some interior color, saddle-stitched.

Collector, The #26

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Contents include: six-page Mr. A comic and wraparound cover; biography of Ken Barr; a Tarzan art portfolio; a John Fantucchio portfolio (with color centerspread); "The By-Products of Adventure" (radio drama); biography of Joe Sinnott; a "Greenhorn" comic by Hanley (Marvel/DC parody); a brief interview with C.C. Beck; a gorgeous 10-page Hyperman comic; letters (Al Hewetson, Kenneth Smith, Joe Kubert, others); more.

Characters include: Batman, Tarzan, Superman, Deadman, Lone Ranger, the Old Witch (EC Comics), Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr., Cthulhu, Doc Savage

Offset, some interior color, saddle-stitched.

Collector, The #27

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Contents include: article on Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptations from DC Comics (Tarzan, Korak, John Carter); "The Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs" article; a look at ERB character Ghek; an eight-page NoMan story by Pinkoski (T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents); portfolio of western art by Don Newton; a Greenhorn comic by Hanley (Marvel/DC parody); interview with Gray Morrow; eight-page "J Series" comic by Ditko; letters (Russell Myers, others); more.

Characters include: John Carter, Dejah Thoris, NoMan, Ghek, Darkseid, Glorious Godfrey, Desaad, Kalibak, Batman, Captain Marvel, Broom-Hilda, The Old Witch (EC Comics)

Offset, some interior color, saddle-stitched.

Collectors Link Fanzine #2

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In this issue: an interview with Verl Holt Bond (conducted by Jim Main), Alan's "Zine-ology Report" review column, 19 pages of very early work by Steve Keeter (the previously unpublished Galaxy Comics #1 with the first appearances of his Sunwing and Nightman characters), the continuation of Alan Sissom's "The Saga of the Link" strip, "Babies Behind Bars" by Micah Liesenfeld, a letters column, and other comics and art by Tisch, Sue Dorne, Clark Dissmeyer and Steve Shipley.

Saddle-stitched, full-color covers and inside covers.

Comic & Crypt #6

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Contents include: interview with Neal Adams; a Captain Marvel/Justice League of America parody comic by Hanley; an interview with Captain George Henderson; "Sunpot: The Creator & the Strip" (four-page article on Vaughn Bodé); "A Return to Greatness" article (Superman); "Inside King Kong" article; a report on the first Cosmic Con (with photos of Stan Lee and Jim Steranko); a Manny Maris ad illustrated by Steve Fritz; an ad for Cosmicon II illustrated by Mike Kaluta; fiction; letters; more.

Characters in fan art include: Batman, Vision, Black Canary, King Kong, Nick Fury, Captain America, Hawkman, Deadman

Offset, saddle-stitched magazine (trimmed).

Comic Advertiser, The #4

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Adzine with writing Whiz Comics and a Howard Rogofsky deal gone bad.

Characters include: The Atom, Golden Age Sandman, Captain America

Ditto, side-stapled.

Comic Artist, The #1

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Carmine Infantino issue, featuring a short interview with Infantino, and articles about Infantino’s work in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. 

Comic Artist, The #3

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Wally Wood issue, featuring articles about Wood’s career, and a Wally Wood checklist. 

 

Letters from Joe Kubert, Bob Cosgrove, and Duffy Vohland.

 

Characters in art include: Dynamo, Captain Science, Animen, Animan, Nudine, Daredevil, Radian, Captain Action, Captain America

 

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Comic Blasts #2

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Unusually formatted fanzine staple-bound at the top edge with a flap on the bottom of the cover that wraps to the back for the mailing address.

Contents include a Spider-Man review, a letter and want/sale list from Denis Kitchen, plus artwork and an ama-hero strip.

Characters in art include: Sub-Mariner, Elongated Man

Mimeo/ditto, top-stapled, 14 one-sided pages.

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