OZ 41

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Contents: Crime & Conspiracy! Issue. 2p Loudon Wainwright III lyric to ‘Old Friend’ and John Hurford graphic. 2p of ‘Wanted’ world figures (Golda Meir, Gandhi, Walt Disney, Ho Chi Minh, Albert Schweitzer, J.F. Kennedy). ‘Charlie Was a Bastard’ – a short story about murder in a commune by Christopher Priest. ‘The 1st Crime’ 2p cartoon. ‘War Crimes’ – a roll-call of war dead. Academy Editions ad. Bickershaw Festival ad. ‘Planet of the Apes’ graphic Mona Lisa parody. ‘Environmental Crime’ by Michael Allaby. OZ mail order. ‘Errant Guardians of the Law’ - Police crime. 2p Mike Unsted cartoon. ‘Mobs and Plotters’ – Andrew Sinclair on conspiracies. ‘A Rooky Gumshoe’s A.B.C.’ NME ad. RELEASE ad. Cinema Rising ad. ‘The Politics of Rape’ by Susan Griffin 6p + graphics. Charles Shaar Murray reviews Hendrix, Isaac Hayes, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Curtis Mayfield. Humble Pie ad. Lucifer ‘Fuck You’ ad. ‘Capital Punishments of all Nations’ text & graphic. “Astounding, Holmes’ – Peter Laurie examines scientific police detection. Mike McGear ad. Ad for William Morris/Ballantine Books. 3p Gilbert Shelton Wonder Wart-Hog cartoon. Gay News ad. ‘It’s the Poor What Gets the Blame’ by Jock Young + illustrations by Rod. ‘Identiquiz’. Spoof (?) Home Office memo about male/female crime rates and the need to ‘feminise’ males. Ad for The Image. Amon Duul II ad. Full page Martin Sharp graphic/ad for his work. ‘If the Cong Don’t Get You, Cadmium Will…’ – book reviews: Body Count, The Toxic Metals, Doomwatch. Gnidrolog ad. Full page ad for McCartney/Wing’s ‘Give Ireland Back to the Irish’. ‘Is Nothing Sacred?’ – egg on Che’s face graphic. Back cover portrait of Al Capone.


OZ Publications Ink Limited, London, 56p


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OZ 41

Publication Date

April 1972