Report on the world's first underground comic convention. Includes discussions of sex and sexism, science fiction, overground vs. underground comics, and women's comics. Music by R. Crumb and His Keep on Trucking Orchestra. Contains sensitive language. Participants include: Clay Geerdes, one of the organizers of the convention; cartoonists Bill Griffith (Mr. Toad), Justin Green (Binky Brown), David Geiser (Bobby Boilsucker), Tom Veitch (Legion of Charlies), Manuel "Spain" Rodriguez (Trashman), Shelby Sampson and Lee Marrs (Wimmin's Comix), and Gary Arlington; and publishers Denis Kitchen and Ron Turner. Dramatizations of comics performed by Mara Sabinson, Teddy Sobel, Ben Yahya, and Joe Lomuto. RECORDED: in Berkeley, California. BROADCAST: KPFA, 1973.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.