Arcade (comics magazine)

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Arcade: The Comics Revue
Arcade #1. Artwork by R. Crumb
Publication information
Publisher Print Mint
Schedule Quarterly
Format Oversize
Genre Underground
Publication date(s) Spring 1975 – Fall 1976
No. of issues 7
Creative team
Created by Art Spiegelman & Bill Griffith
Artist(s) Robert Armstrong, Mark Beyer, Aldo Bobbo, Michele Brand, Harrison Cady, Oliver Christianson (aka Revilo), Robert Crumb, Kim Deitch, Will Fowler, Justin Green, Bill Griffith, Rory Hayes, J. Hoberman, Jay Kinney, B. Kliban, Aline Kominsky, Paul Krassner, George Kuchar, Jay Lynch, Curt McDowell, Michael McMillan, Victor Moscoso, Willy Murphy, Diane Noomin, James Osborne, Spain Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton, Art Spiegelman, Lulu Stanley, Robert Williams, and S. Clay Wilson
Editor(s) Art Spiegelman & Bill Griffith

Arcade: The Comics Revue is a magazine-sized comics anthology created and edited by Art Spiegelman and Bill Griffith to showcase the work of underground artists. Published by the Print Mint, it ran for seven issues between 1975 to 1976. Arriving late in the era of underground comix, Arcade introduced key underground artists to a generation of readers who had been young children in the late 1960s.

Each issue's title page contained individual self-portraits by the contributors. In addition, each issue contained a reprint of work by a cartoonist from the medium's Golden Age, including Harrison Cady, George McManus, Billy DeBeck, and H. M. Bateman.

Issue guide[edit]

# Date Cover artist Back cover artist Contributors Notes
1 Spring 1975 Robert Crumb Victor Moscoso Bill Griffith, Art Spiegelman, Aldo Bobbo, Robert Crumb, Kim Deitch, Will Fowler, Justin Green, Jay Kinney, Aline Kominsky, Paul Krassner, George Kuchar, Jay Lynch, Curt McDowell, Michael McMillan, Willy Murphy, Diane Noomin, James Osborne, Spain Rodriguez, Gilbert Shelton and S. Clay Wilson, plus a Harrison Cady reprint
2 Summer 1975 Robert Crumb Art Spiegelman Jim Osborne, Robert Crumb, Gilbert Shelton, Kim Deitch, Bill Griffith, Jay Lynch, Paul Krassner, Spain Rodriguez, Michael McMillan, Willy Murphy, Art Spiegelman, David Cohen, George Kuchar, Justin Green, W. E. Hill, Jay Kinney, Aline Kominsky, Robert Armstrong, Rory Hayes
3 Fall 1975 Robert Crumb Gilbert Shelton Charles Bukowski/Robert Crumb, Jane Lynch, Bill Griffith, Rory Hayes, Art Spiegelman, Spain Rodriguez, Robert Armstrong, S. Clay Wilson, Willy Murphy, George Kuchar, Jim Osborne, Aline Kominsky, Milt Gross, Justin Green, Denis Kitchen, Joe Schenkman, Sally Cruikshank, Diane Noomin, Michael McMillan, Gilbert Shelton
4 Winter 1975 Robert Crumb Justin Green Michael Reynolds, S. Clay Wilson, Robert Crumb, William S. Burroughs, Robert Armstrong, Art Spiegelman, Bill Griffith, Willy Murphy, Robert Williams, J. Hoberman, Michael McMillan, Spain Rodriguez, Joe Schenkman, Kim Deitch, George McManus (reprint), Justin Green, Gilbert Shelton, Aline Kominsky, Bill Lynch, Curt McDowell, Rory Hayes, Diane Noomin
5 Spring 1976 Jay Lynch Robert Williams George DiCaprio, Justin Green, Robert Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Bill Griffith, Kim Deitch, S. Clay Wilson, Diane Noomin, Michael McMillan, Rory Hayes, Willy Murphy, J. Hoberman, M. K. Brown, Spain Rodriguez, Aline Kominsky, Billy DeBeck (reprint), Robert Armstrong, Dirk Burhans, Michele Brand, Curt McDowell, Robert Williams
6 Summer 1976 Robert Crumb Michael McMillan Robert Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Bill Griffith, S. Clay Wilson, Diane Noomin, Willy Murphy, Kim Deitch, J. Hoberman, Justin Green, Aline Kominsky, Rory Hayes, Spain Rodriguez, H. M. Bateman (reprint), M. K. Brown, Robert Armstrong, Geoffrey Hayes, Larry Rippee, Gerald Jablonski, Mark Beyer, Michael McMillan Included a tribute to the recently deceased Willy Murphy by Ted Richards
7 Fall 1976 M. K. Brown B. Kliban Sex Comics of the Thirties sections, as well work by Robert Armstrong, Mark Beyer, Michele Brand, Oliver Christianson (aka Revilo), Robert Crumb, Kim Deitch, Justin Green, Bill Griffith, Rory Hayes, J. Hoberman, B. Kliban, Aline Kominsky, Michael McMillan, Diane Noomin, Spain Rodriguez, Lulu Stanley, Robert Williams and S. Clay Wilson

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