Contents include pieces on the history of comics fandom (with many fanzine profiles and scans), Lee & Kirby, anniversary tributes (Fantastic Four, Antonio Prohias' Spy vs Spy, comics in 1986, Watchmen, Dark Horse Comics, SLG, Bone), more.
Appearances in art by Fantastic Four, Justice League of America, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Galactus, the Watcher, Avengers, Inhumans, Black Panther, Sub-Mariner, Silver Surfer, Dr. Doom, Mole Man, Annihilus, Skrulls, Hulk, Spy vs Spy, Batman, Rorshach, Dr. Manhattan, the Comedian, Maus, the Joker, Boba Fett, Hellboy, Ghost, Predator, Concrete, Usagi Yojimbo, Groo, Conan, Willow, Alien, R2-D2, C-3PO, Stormtrooper, Milk & Cheese, Dr. Radium, Bone and more.
Scheduled guests included Dick Giordano, Steve Mitchell, George Perez and Marv Wolfman.
• profiles of guests Chris Ware, Sergio Aragones, Jim Steranko, Rob Liefeld, David Mack, Terry Moore, Martin Nodell, Shannon Wheeler, Jim Woodring, William Stout, Susie Owens, Julius Schwartz, Jeff Smith, scream queen Brinke Stevens and others
• three pages about the con's exhibit of rare, unpublished Jack Kirby artwork (article written by John Morrow of The Jack Kirby Collector, who I believe coordinated the exhibit)
• photos from past Fantasy Fairs of Al Williamson, Jim Woodring, James O'Barr, Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross, Rob Liefeld, Susie Owens (Flaxen), Butch Patrick (Munsters) and others
Scheduled guests included Sergio Aragones, Peter Bagge, Steve Bissette, Bob Burden, Dan Clowes, Robert Crumb, Ray Harryhausen, Jaime Hernandez, Gilbert Hernandez, Gill Kane, Martin Nodell, Mark Schultz, Julius Schwartz, Gilbert Shelton, Reed Waller, Al Williamson and many others.
Roughly 8¼ x 10¾".
This one came was available in both regular and deluxe editions.
The deluxe edition has a Nick Smith wraparound cover and includes the articles "The Faces Behind the Dallas Fantasy Fair: A Little Background on Bulldog Productions and Its Staff" and "Dallas Fandom: A Partially Personal History" by Edd Vick. Also contains photos from shows past featuring Frank Miller, Dave Stevens, Doug Wildey, Jaxon, Gilbert Shelton, Robert Crumb, Burne Hogarth, Harvey Kurtzman, Moebius, Will Eisner, Sergio Aragones, Denis Kitchen, Dave Sim, Jim Starlin, the Hernandez Bros., Roger Zelazny, Stanislaus Szukalski and many others.
8¼ x 10¾"
Regular edition: 36 pages
Deluxe edition: 32 pages
Scheduled guests included Sergio Aragones, Steve Bissette, David Boswell, Chester Brown, Bob Burden, Kurt Busiek, Daniel Clowes, Guy Davis, L Sprague de Camp, Carole Nelson Douglas, Will Eisner, Josh Alan Friedman, Neil Gaiman, Doug Gray, Rick Grimes, Gary Groth, Marc Hempel, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Adam Hughes, Jaxon, Denis Kitchen, Todd Klein, Harvey Kurtzman, Terry LaBan, Bob Layton, Jim Lee, Dick Lupoff, Mike Mignola, Lou Mougin, Martin Nodell, Steve Oliff, Tom Orzechowski, Richard Pini, Doug Potter, P. Craig Russell, Dave Schreiner, Mark Schultz, Julius Schwartz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jim Starlin, Frank Stack, Kim Thompson, John Totleben, Roger Zelazny and many others.
Roughly 8¼ x 10¾".
Scheduled guests included Robert Asprin, Peter Bagge, Kyle Baker, Steve Bissette, Mark Bode, Chester Brown, Bob Burden, , Paul Chadwick, Howard Chaykin, Daniel Clowes, L. Sprague de Camp, Colleen Doran, Ben Dunn, Will Eisner, Bill Fitts, Brad W. Foster, Gerhard, Gary Groth, Mark Gruenwald, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Burne Hogarth, Adam Hughes, Jaxon, Carol Kalish, Gil Kane, Denis Kitchen, Harvey Kurtzman, Bob Layton, Scott McCloud, Todd McFarlane, Mike Mignola, Richard Pini, Frederik Pohl, Don Ivan Punchatz, Steve Rude, Dave Schreiner, Julius Schwartz, Mark Schultz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Kenneth Smith, Dave Stevens, Rick Veitch, Bill Willingham, Al Williamson and many others.
8¼ x 10¾".
• profiles (and some photos) of guests Sergio Aragones (nice photo), Dave Sim, Kurt Busiek, Gene Colan, Richard Corben, Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez, George Perez, Alex Ross, Gil Kane, Barron Storey, Al Williamson, Jim Woodring, Jim Lee, Scott McCloud, James O'Barr (The Crow), Susie Owens (Flaxen), Butch Patrick (Munsters) and others
• photos from past Fantasy Fairs of Sergio Aragones, R. Crumb, Stan Lee, Moebius, Brinke Stevens, Todd McFarlane, Clive Barker, Ray Harryhausen, Joe Kubert, Harvey Kurtzman, Gil Kane, Jack Kirby, Larry Niven, Philip Jose Farmer, Robert Adams, Adam West, Doug Wildey, Dave Stevens, Neil Gaiman, Frank Miller, Will Eisner, Burne Hogarth and others
Scheduled guests included Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Joe Kubert, Harvey Kurtzman, Pat Boyette, Frank Miller, Gary Groth, Burne Hogarth, Jaxon, Gil Kane, Moebius, George R.R. Martin, Mike Gustovich, Dave Sim, Dave Stevens, Eric Vincent, Don Simpson, Kenneth Smith, Robert Asprin, Doug Wildey, John Wooley, Roger Zelazny, cat yronwode, Pat Broderick, John Carbonaro, Sam de la Rosa, Colleen Doran, Real Musgrave, Richard Pini, Ben Dunn, Brad W. Foster, Kerry Gammill, Gerhard, William Messner-Loebs, Don Ivan Punchatz and others.
Roughly 8¼ x 11".
Contains photos (by Joe Bob Williams) from early '70s Dallas cons featuring Harlan Ellison, Larry Herndon, Neal Barrett Jr., Paul McSpadden, Joe Bob Williams, Howard Waldrop, Burne Hogarth, Forrest J. Ackerman, Buddy Saunders, Don Punchatz and others.
Roughly 8¼ x 11" (8½ x 11" trimmed).
Contains a one-page Harvey Kurtzman/MAD tribute comic by David Tosh and Mark Stokes.
Scheduled guests included Forrest J. Ackerman, Sergio Aragones, Mike Allred, Clive Barker, Daniel Clowes, Mark Evanier, Ray Harryhausen, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Joe Linsner, Scott McCloud, Julius Schwartz, Mark Schultz, Reed Waller, Larry Welz, Al Williamson, Bill Willingham, Jim Woodring, Bob Burden, Brian Biggs, Steve Englehart, Gary Groth, Hanther, Denis Kitchen, Jeff Rovin, David Spurlock and many others.
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