TCJ Archive

The Comics Journal No. 53, Winter 1980

Featuring interviews with Trina Robbins, Harlan Ellison, Kelly Freas, and Murray Boltinoff; an essay by Harlan Ellison; illustrations by Willie Blyberg.

Blood and Thunder (p. 21)

Newswatch (p. 8)

Bill Sherman, “The Trina Robbins Interview” (p. 46)
Gary Groth, “The Harlan Ellison Interview” (p. 68)
Dr. Jeffrey Eliot, “At Home With Kelly Freas” (p. 114)
Robin Snyder, “Murray Boltinoff Interview” (p. 132)

Ed Via, “Project Pegasus: The Six-Month War” (p. 37)
Margaret O’Connell, “Ho, Ho, Ho, Howard--A Feeble Yuletide Yarn” (p. 40)
Bill Sherman, “Panels of History” (p. 42)
Richard Howell, “The American Comic Strip at Its Finest” (p. 44)

John Clifton and Joe Sinardi (illustrations), “The 7 Deadly Comics Cliches” (p. 59)
Harlan Ellison, “Postscript from Ellison” (p. 108)
Dwight R. Decker, “Stahlmann The Man of Steel: Adolf Hitler’s Comics Masterpiece” (p. 122)

Dale Luciano, “Cinema Journal: Star Trek 1979--A Space Odyssey” (p. 110)
Greg Potter, “Panel Progressions: Neal Adams” (p. 139)

Willie Blyberg, “Illustration” (p. 147)