Comics Journal (1977) comic books
Cover by R. Crumb. NEW FORMAT! Interview with R. Crumb about The Book of Genesis. Interview with Joe Sacco. Sketchbooks and interviews with Jim Woodring and Tim Hensley. Gerald McBoing Boing reprinted in full color in the comics section. First issue in the new annual format. Weighs a pound and a half! 7-in. x 8 1/2-in., 640 pages, PC/PB&W NOTE: Becomes an Annual publication with this issue. Cover price $30.00.
Cover by Maurice Sendak. Maurice Sendak discusses his career, influences, and politics in an interview conducted just before his death in 2012. Interview with French cartoonist Jacques Tardi. Art Spiegelman on kids comics of yesteryear. A history of the "Keep on Truckin" court case. A new look at the 1954 Senate hearings on comics books. Comics by Lewis Trondheim, Joe Sacco and others. A tribute to Dylan Williams. 7-in. x 8 1/2-in., 672 pages, PC/PB&W Cover price $30.00.