first edition Magazine
1978 · Los Angeles
by Cobbs, David L., editor, Mike Varady, Frank Caldwell, Steve Balcom et al.
Los Angeles: Bugle, 1978. Magazine. 48p. 8.5x10.75 inches, photos, ads, listings, very good pastebound magazine on newsprint. The name and format has changed from the earlier Waltzing Bugle days. Cover "story" is the Circus Disco Halloween party. Numbering of issues was erratic. No on Prop 6 ad. Map to gay bars and baths. More reviews and entertainment features in this issue than in earlier issues. Very low-level free gay guide. Mostly ads for bars, and gay-owned services and shops. Various Bugle incarnations were The Waltzing Bugle and The Los Angeles Bugle. (Inventory #: 186376)