Anarchy Comics

 ANAO   (Last Gasp, 1978 - 1981, 1987)

™ and ©1987 The respective creators

(From the Slings & Arrows Comic Guide)

A mixture of political and social commentaries, plus historical strips about various Anarchist actions, there’s still room for poetry, humor, and melodrama in this fine series. In the spirit of the title, the first issue of Anarchy Comics is numbered #2.

From Spain’s excellent “Blood And Sky” about anarchy during the Spanish Civil War to Melinda Gebbie’s ornate story of Estelle Dufy, and Epistolier and Volny’s “Kronstadt” (reprinted from L’Echo Des Savanes), issue #1 sets a high standard, actually matched by the following issues. It also includes work by editor Jay Kinney, Paul Mavrides, Cliff Harper and Gilbert Shelton. Issue #2 features Kinney and Mavrides’ “Kultur Dokuments,” an Archie parody/parable, “The Black Freighter,” adapted by Cliff Harper from Brecht, another terrific history lesson by Spain about Spanish Anarchist leader Durruti (he of Column fame) and more work by Gebbie and Epistolier. Issue #3 is more of the same, augmented by strips from Albo Helm, Gerd Seyfried, early Gary Panter, Sharon Rudahl, Greg Irons, and Matt Feazell. Throughout Anarchy Comics squarely addressed its theme, prompting creators to produce work of the highest quality, and the inclusion of European material strengthens an already worthwhile package. ~NF

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#1

  1/1/1978
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B&W.Jay Kinney, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Gilbert Shelton, Epistolier, Volny, J.R. Burnham, Cliff Harper, Paul MavridesJay Kinney, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Gilbert Shelton, Epistolier, Volny, J.R. Burnham, Cliff Harper, Paul Mavrides

#1 (2nd printing)

 
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2nd Edition; Cover Still states Issue #2; ca. 1980Jay Kinney, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Gilbert Shelton, Epistolier, Volny, J.R. Burnham, Cliff Harper, Paul MavridesJay Kinney, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Gilbert Shelton, Epistolier, Volny, J.R. Burnham, Cliff Harper, Paul Mavrides, G. Seyfried

#2

  1/1/1979
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  $9.00
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B&W. Photo Cover.Steve Stiles, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Cliff Harper, Epistolier, Peter Pontiac, Sharon Rudahl, Gerhard Seyfried, Jay Kinney, Paul MavridesSteve Stiles, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, Cliff Harper, M. Trublin, Peter Pontiac, Sharon Rudahl, Gerhard Seyfried, Jay Kinney, Paul Mavrides

#3

  1/1/1981
  $2.00
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B&WPaul Mavirides, Jay Kinney, Epistolier, Rooum, Albo Helm, Pierre Joseph Proudhon, Adam Cornford, Lafler, Gerd Seyfried, G. Panter, Melinda Gebbie, S Kahn Rudahl, Dave Lester, Marian Lydbrooke, Matt FeazellPaul Mavirides, Jay Kinney, M. Trublin, Rooum, Albo Helm, Clifford Peter Harper, Spain Rodriguez, Lafler, Gerd Seyfried, G. Panter, Melinda Gebbie, S Kahn Rudahl, Dave Lester, Marian Lydbrooke, Matt Feazell

#4

  1/1/1987
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  $12.50
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B&WPaul Mavrides, Jay Kinney, Clifford Harper, Norman Dog, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, R Diggs, Harry S. Robins, Byron WernerPaul Mavrides, Jay Kinney, Clifford Harper, Norman Dog, Spain Rodriguez, Melinda Gebbie, R Diggs, Harry S. Robins, Byron Werner