first edition Newspaper
1969 · San Francisco
by O'Neill, Dan, Robert Altaman photos, Paul Glusman, Greil Marcus, et al.
San Francisco: Trystero Company, 1969. Newspaper. 20p., folded tabloid underground newspaper, 8 page Odds Bodkins comic, news, opinion, reports, actions, psychedelia, ads, illustrations, photos, lightly-worn and creased newsprint. San Francisco's longest lasting underground paper. Originally San Francisco Express Times. Cover cartoon by Dan O'Neill plugging his "comic book" inside, i.e., the center four pages divied up into an 8-page comic. It consists of a cover and 7 pages from his sketchbook roughs for the upcoming Odd Bodkins anthology published by Glide Press, along with a full-page interview with the irrepressible cartoonist. Also: Greil Marcus on a Chuck Berry show in Berkeley, Isaac Bonewits on Universal Life Church mailorder ordinations (he and Good Times are hawking them) plus the usual listings, letters, and ads of the era. (Inventory #: 227781)