TCJ ARCHIVE

The Comics Journal No. 117, September 1987

Featuring interviews with Dave Stevens and Russ Heath; a review by Harvey Pekar; essays by Alan Moore and Bhob Stewart; summer reading.

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Editorial
Gary Groth, “What Made Jimmy Run” (p. 5)

Letters
Blood and Thunder (p. 29)

News
Newswatch (p. 11)
International Newswatch (p. 23)

Interviews
Dave Stevens, “Unmasking the Rocketeer” (p. 68)
Russ Heath, “Shot from the Pencil” (p. 88)

Reviews
R. Fiore, “Funnybook Roulette” (p. 37)
Harvey Pekar, “Power Trip in a Milk Truck” (p. 41)
Rob Rodi, “The Big Three Get Smaller” (p. 42)
Russell Freund, “A Very Fine Pepper Jelly” (p. 45)
Dale Luciano, “Time, Effort and Expense” (p. 49)

Essays
Alan Moore, “The Politics of Ratings” (p. 35)
Gary Trudeau, “Who’s Got the Arrogance?” (p. 63)
Bhob Stewart, “Dreamwalker” (p. 99)
Summer Reading ‘87 (p. 103)

Columns
Robin Snyder, Opening Shots: “Freedom of the Press” (p. 9)
Steve Monaco, A Waste of Trees: “Exploiting Social Relevancy” (p. 121)
R. C. Harvey, Reruns and Revivals: “Detectives and Deep Space” (p. 123)
C.C. Beck, Crusty Curmudgeon: “Sex and Violence in Comics” (p. 128)

Illustrations
Steve Rude (p. 114)

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