WITH THE APOCRYPHA
KING IMP EDITION
Introduction, Annotations, Cross-References,Special Articles, Map, and Indexes
, is copyright ©
by Dan Raeburn,
All rights reserved.Write me for permission to reprint.Frank is © Jim Woodring.All artwork not on the four sides of this cover is copyright © Jack T. Chick, unless noted otherwise, and its use herein is damn wellcovered by the provisions for parody and fair use outlined in §
Code.The cover is a parody, the guts are highfalutin literary criticism,and I’m deﬁnitely not going to make a cent from this. So Jack, please join me in saying God bless America.
You actually made me curious tosee more of Clowes’work.
Very uncomfortable reading forpoor, sensitive me…in a way it’smy dream come true, critical-response-wise.Thank you.
I saw no evidence of “commiepropaganda,”other than theusual pointless fretting over any possible trace of racism and sex-ism in Clowes’work, which Ipersonally don’t see at all.
It’s rather frightening how muchbetter Dan’s getting…
I’ve been working for
too.They are the greatest.
I was passing through somesmall town in Oregon and saw abillboard for some sort of bar orlounge that had a picture of fourClowes freaks sitting at a bar.
The most insightful writing onDan’s work (or comics for thatmatter) that I’ve seen yet.
on the Grey-hound back to Pittsburgh.WhenI got home, all I wanted to dowas re-read
Totally bowled over by
It’s just the sort of thing neededin the comics world—serious,in-depth discussion of ambitiouswork.
Thanks for the copy of
I’m very glad you didthis. Clowes is totally worthy of this sort of attention.
—Sean Tejaratchi—Jim Woodring
drew the reasonthis issue will sell, gave meChick apocrypha, and photo-graphed Chick Publications.The enigmatic
Unofﬁcial Jack T. Chick Archive
which providedthe means to contact the follow-ing chicklets:
• Dwayne Walker
interviewedChick and supplied countlessanecdotes, tips, and tracts; youshould obtain Dwayne’s ﬁlmsby writing him at:
Long Beach CA
• Jeremy Thomas
• Steven Scharff
• Dan Kapelovitz
gave tractsand weird Chick stuff.
will eventually publish earlier portions of thisstory in
Ben Is Dead.
The History of the World According to Jack T. Chick,
the acme of Chick scholarship. I made extensive useof his research in preparing thisissue of
and you canget your own copy of Bob’s insanely detailed book by sending
to him at:
High Site Dr.
hero worships toomuch and that kind of loyalty doesn’t produce the best analysis.
It’s really hard to make money selling items this cheap.
If it was about Jack Kirby we’dsell it. Jack Kirby sells.