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The Comics Journal No. 39, April 1978

Featuring an interview with Paul Levitz; Kim Thompson on Jack Kirby; a report on the San Francisco Comix Scene.

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Editorial
Gary Groth, Editorial (p. 9)

Letters
Blood ‘N’ Thunder (p. 18)

News
Word Baloons (p. 6)
Newswatch (p. 10)

Interviews
Jay Zilber and Gary Groth, “An Interview with DC’s Boy Wonder: Paul Levitz” (p. 26)

Reviews
Kim Thompson, “Spider -Woman: Incest in the Marvel Family” (p. 51)
Kim Thompson, “From Dinosaurs to Robots: Kirby Strikes Out Again” (p. 52)
Gene Phillips, “An Overpriced Underachievement” (p. 54)
Jim Dawson, “Reviving Cliches” (p. 55)
Dwight Decker, “The Mouse: Then and Now” (p. 68)

Essays
Gary Groth, “Superman vs Ali: Punch-Drunk Pap” (p. 46)
Alexandre Koehn, “Superman vs Ali: DC Comics — TKO” (p. 47)
Don McGregor, “A Dragonflame Against the Threatening Night” (p. 58)
Wesley Kobylak, “Those Dizzney Years — Where’d They Go?” (p. 65)
Jim Korkis, “The Death of Uncle Walt” (p. 69)

Columns
Marilyn Bethke, Fandom Review: “Mediocrescene” (p. 73)
Clay Geerdes, Underground Comix: “The San Francisco Comix Scene” (p. 76)
Frank Catalano, Afoot in the Airlock: “The Legacy of Star Wars” (p. 82)

Poetry
Jim Dawson, “Cimmerian” (p. 53)

Reprints
Steve Gerber and Gene Colan, “Howard the Duck” (p. 85)
Stan Lee and John Romita, “The Amazing Spider-Man” (p. 88)

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