Outside In was a long-running series that collected artist self-portraits. Originally begun by Steve Willis, this issue is from the Michael Dowers run.
Published in 1984?
The cover image is from a Fourth Dimension Comics display ad in Fan Scene #2 (Kevin Collier, 1984). A proper cover scan would be preferable.
Contents include a Q&A with Kevin Collier and a centerspread jam page from the Chicago Comicon.
Characters appearing in art or comics include the Joker, Conan the Barbarian, a Batman/Gizmo mash-up, Gantar the Last Nabu, Dr. Radium, Cynicalman, Holo Brothers, Vokes' Eagle, Gnatrat, Captain Confederacy
This issue's got a bit of news/commentary but is mostly mini-comics reviews (with cover scans) and ads.
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