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: Christmas-themed issue with Mark Campos’ “I Killed Factsheet Five” comic, a tipped-in photograph by Jim Ryan, and lots more comics and commentary.
Comics and art by Mike Kazaleh, Roger Langridge, Bill Fitts, Gary Fields, Brian Buniak, George Erling, Bill White, Mark Campos, Darren Auck, Bruce Chrislip, Jim Ryan, Mike Kraiger and Hank Arakelian.
Print run: around 25 copies.
Characters in member art include: Plastic Man, Superswine, Art Dekko, Santa Claus, Carl the Rabbit, Apricot, Babette, Joe Tater
46 pages, side-stapled magazine. Central mailer: Gary Fields, 1991.
Condition: Minor wear, complete and intact, no tears or markings, tight binding, 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.