Cartoon Loonacy is an APA (amateur press association) such as CAPA-alpha or Rowrbrazzle, although it’s historically more tied to newave/minicomix. Its membership is comprised of cartoonists and its focus is comics of all kinds. Begun in 1984 by George Erling.
Contents include: seven pages of comics by Langridge, seven pages of funny animal comix by Bear, a Pee-Wee Herman/Pee-Wee’s Playhouse spoof cartoon, lots more.
Comics and art by Greg Bear (Greg Spagnola) , Gary Fields, Jim Ryan, Hank Arakelian, Pete Fitzgerald, Mark Campos, George Erling, Bill Shut (Jamie Alder), Michael Kraiger and Darren Auck.
Print run: around 25 copies.
Characters in member art include: George Jetson, Tennessee Tuxedo, Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent, Yogi Bear, Boo-Boo, Dr. Smith/Jonathan Harris (Lost in Space), Casper the Friendly Ghost, the Great Gazoo, Winky Dink, Felix the Cat, Deputy Dog, Droopy, Superswine, Hulk, Bart Simpson, Krazy Kat, Black Bolt, Josie and the Pussycats, Pee-Wee Herman, Pterri, Sea-Monkeys, Mary Worth
58 pages, side-stapled magazine. Central mailer: Gary Fields, 1991.
Condition: General storage wear, complete and intact, no tears or markings, binding is good, clean interiors. Please enlarge the images for a closer look.
>> Steven Ogden Collection <<
This item comes from the collection of the late Steven Ogden, fanzine author, publisher, researcher and my friend. Steve was active in fandom (SF/fantasy and comics), including APAs (FAPA, CAPA-Alpha) and publishing for decades under the Spotted Zebra Press/New Spotted Zebra Press banners (with his wife, Vicki). His publications include the massive Brad W. Foster Checklist of Published Works from the 20th Century, Edgar’s Journal, Ouroborus and many others.