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.
Contents : (insert: subscription/back issue/mail order form) A Letter Home cartoon by Trina. Joshua ‘A Letter from an Idle Fellow’ – letter from Vincent Van Goch to his brother Theo + Martin Sharp collage and graphics. ‘’Murder is an Absurd Suggestion’ - Michael X on his murder charge in Trinidad. David Sparling & Joshua Thomas graphics. ‘Twilight of the Machmen’ – anti-machine musings by Garth Murphy + Peter Till graphics. OZ back issue bonanza. Spike: OZ pays damages to teacher mentioned in #28. Spare Rib party disrupted by Gay Lib. Nasty Tales trial. OZ & the Post Office Act. ‘Post-Scarcity Anarchism’ Joel Whitbrook reviews Murray Bookchin’s book + anonymous painting + Goofy graphics by Claire Sargent. ‘Machines of Loving Grace’ – an introduction to negative ionization + illustration by Mike Moore. ‘Acupuncture: Oh the needle and the damage done’ + graphics. 3p The Loser cartoon by J. Osborne. Pink Fairies and Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange ads. Help Yourself. Emerson Lake & Palmer ad. ‘There Must Be Some Way Outa Here’ – scenes from a Lebanese jail by Panos Koutrouboussis. Full page ad for David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust. ‘Astrolozy’ – ambrose Hollingsworth + illustrations by Thomas Bewick and his school. Naked man graphic. Ad for Time Out’s Book of London. Film reviews: The Jerusalem File, Pocket Money, Cool Breeze, The Ruling Class. Book reviews: Watch Out Kids by Mick Farren and Edward Barker, Elvis: A Biography, Franco’s Prisoner, The Wild Boys by William Burroughs, Shots: Photographs from the Underground Press + photo of bloody student Columbia ‘68. 2p Oz mail order. LP reviews: Lou Reed, David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust, Edgar Winter, Jeff Beck, The Beach Boys. Ads for Revelation, MGM Records, Drugs and Society, Ed Sander’s The Family, film ad for Fritz the Cat. ‘Hippie Fingers in Bali Sugar’ by Jim Anderson. Ads for Bit Information Service, CBS Records, Hawkwind’s ‘Silver Machine’. Back Cover CBS Records ad.