OZ 48

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Contents: The last issue, nudes & Nixon cover. Allman Brothers & New York Dolls ads. ‘The Last Issue’ editorial by Felix Dennis + Jim Leon graphic. Enoch Powell into Hitler strip by Roy Knipe. ‘What Went Wrong?’ – David Widgery’s goodbye to the counter-culture + Red Saunders photo of Christ with Coca Cola. ‘In Search of the Almighty’ – Timothy Kidd on American tourists. ‘Once It’s Started’ – short story by Mick Farren + graphic. Jimi Hendrix & Janis Joplin graphic by William Rankin. ‘Everybody’s in Showbiz, Everybody’s a Star’ - Jim Anderson on redundancy, travel, and puppet theatre. Full page Ogoth/Cozmic Comics ad. Warner Bros ad/goodbye to OZ letter from Derek Taylor. ‘The Suede Jackboot’ – a speculative guide to fascism and latent fascism in Britain by Duncan Campbell + illustrations by Bill Sanderson. 2p A&M Records ad. DJM Distributors ad. ‘The Strange Case of Southall Police Station – police racism by Don Atyeo + illustrations by Paul Simmons. “Goodbye OZ but the music of Santana lives on” CBS ad. Other Guides ad. Film ad for The Rocky Horror Show. Dracula Annual ad. 2p Climax/Private ads. Centrespread photo from 100 Years of Erotica. Full page John Lennon Mind Games ad. ‘The Making of a Junta Culture’ – Dick Pountain on the end of democracy in Chile. 2p ad for Pink Floyd’s A Nice Pair. ‘Jailed Drug Cult Guru Speaks: “They Took Away My Credit Card” – an exclusive OZ interview with Timothy Leary + photos. Eddie Kendricks and Marvin Gaye ads. Compendium Books ad. Film reviews: Swastika, Electra Glide in Blue, The Long Goodbye, El Topo. Playpower ad. Edward cartoon/OZ back issues. Charisma ad. Rand H. Holmes cartoon Book reviews: What the Censor Saw by John Trevelyan, Strange Ecstasies edited by Michel Parry, Billion Year Spree by Brian Aldiss. LP reviews: David Bowie Pin Ups, Spirit, Suzi Quatro, The Who Quadrophenia + Rod Beddall illustration, Count Ossie, Bonnie Raitt. Traffic-On the Road ad. ‘Telex From Australia…’ by Richard Neville. Graphic by Adrian George. El Topo ad. Ad for Yoko Ono’s Run Run Run/Men Men Men. 3p ‘Wanker’s World’ dirty book semi-parody. 2p Imported porn ad. ‘Quadrophony’ – Eric Robbie on quadraphonic sound systems + Mike Moore graphics. 2p ‘Death Poem’ and Martin Sharp Van Goch/Superman montage – “Please Clark – don’t walk out on me! You’re the only secret identity I’ve got!” Time Out, Speed inc, Grounation ads. Inside and back cover ‘The Guitar Album’ guitarist cigarette cards.


OZ Publications Ink Limited, London, 72p


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.


Reproduced by permission of Richard Neville. This material is made available for the purposes of research and study. Commercial use is prohibited.

OZ 48

Publication Date

November 1973