OZ 28

OZ 28

Jim Anderson, Editor

Please be advised: This collection has been made available due to its historical and research importance. It contains explicit language and images that reflect attitudes of the era in which the material was originally published, and that some viewers may find confronting.


This issue of OZ appears with the help of Jim Anderson, Gary Brayley, Felix Dennis, Bridget Murphy, Richard Neville, Liz Watson and David Wills.

Content: The Schoolkids issue. 2p photo of editors & contributors, plus photos & biographies. ‘The Return of King Kong: Guerilla Babes Wipeout!’ – school experiences/letters. Jail Bait of the Month photo. School Atrocities. Headmaster of the Year and school articles. ‘Xam Blues’. Vivian Berger’s ‘Rupert/Crumb’ montage and ‘Rupert Dancing’. Gilbert Shelton Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers cartoon. Let it All Hang Out – Oz Freak of the Month. Photo of students/quote from Nixon about “bums… blowing up the campuses”. ‘High Skool Confidential: Billy Bunter Breaks Out’ – from The High School Revolutionaries’. 2p Rehearse for the Apocalypse text and graphic. ‘Brown Shoes Don’t Make It’ – music by Charles Shaar Murray. Back issue bonanza and ‘Pud’ cartoon. Siné cartoons. Oz Sucks – letters. Dr Hippocrates. ‘Head Books’ by Charles Shaar Murray. ‘Jeff Beck: Truth is Blue’. Review of Theodore Roszak’s The Making of a Counter Culture by Bob Hughes. LP reviews: Incredible String Band, Atomic Rooster, Lord Sutch, the Doors. Tony Palmer’s Born Under a Bad Sign reviewed. ‘Uncle Tom Holland and All!’ by Hakim A. Jamal. Oz Multi-Purpose Anti-Form from the International Society for the Abolition of Data Processing Machines. Speed Freak Fun cartoons. For more on the Oz trial, and specifically Rupert Bear’s role.