San Francisco: The Lone Ranger Biology Press, 1969-1971. First two issues each mimeographed from typescript and side-stapled in offset printed covers, each with a silkscreen by t.l. kryss bound in. Third issue 8vo, mimeographed from typescript and saddle-stapled, as are nos. 5 and 7. Number 8, the penultimate issue, is a 4to, offset printed and saddle-stapled.
A complete run of the little poetry magazine, including the first two issues which are very uncommon and sought after due to work by the underground cartoonist R. Crumb. The first issue prints Crumb's strip "Edgar & Maryjane Crump", and the second issues features Crumb's infamous cover, with the byline "Dee-lishus Home-Cooked Poetry," as well as a full page strip inside the front cover.
The third number was in a smaller format, and complete devoted to work by Douglas Blazek. Likewise, no. 5 devoted to work by the editor, no. 6 to work by Al Masarik, and no. 7 devoted towork by E. R. Baxter III. Other contributors across the issues included those poets as well as Charles Bukowski, Janet Brown, Don Cauble, Steven Richmond, Hugh Knox, Brown Miller, A. D. Winans, Don Foster, Rich Manglesdorff, Philip Ramp, Mark Browning, Willie , Nancy Gauquier, Steve Hyman, Mike Trudeau, David Fowler, Art Cuelho, David Kelly, Gary von Tersch, Louis Cormier, Keith Wilson, Rubin Zar, John Oliver Simon, Charles Potts, Terry Crawford, Thomas Cassidy, Geoffrey Cook, Bruce Rogers, Robert Carande, Richard Latta, Henry O. Johnson, Wendy Crooks, Alta, Paul Vangelisti, C. H. Gervais, Laura Beausoleil, Craig Ellis, Jared Paul, Joanne Haigney, Lyn Lifshin, Larry Mollin, Tony Quagliano, Terry Stokes, Robert Joe Stout, Charles Tidler, Diane Wald, and Harald Wyndham.
Fine, and very scarce complete. Item #28295