Issue Number 180, Jan. 1976. The Jaws issue, one of the best covers ever done for a humor magazine. The price is Cheap .50 cents! There still is no barcode to clutter up the artwork yet.
I have a small collection of magazines that I am repurposing into Appropriated art works, as my way of reintroducing the old collectors issues to a new generation.
My collection is paltry, not much to brag about, and certainly not impressive by any standard what so ever. I've poured over these magazines too many times to remember, and I was often too young to understand many of the subtle references that were scattered throughout the pages. When I page through these old magazines, I'm often surprised at the humor, it's often far too sophisticated for who I was back when these came out.
Still, I enjoyed them quite a bit, and all these years later, they still make me smile.
They have no real value as collectors issues, so I use them today as best I can, making art from their old dusty covers, and m...