Yarrowstalks No. 2

Philadelphia: David Auten and Brian Zahn, Publishers, 1967. Tabloid. Good. Item #012832
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Side folding tabloid newspaper style. 16 by 11 inches. 16 pp., including covers. Artwork throughout. No text, except for the introduction by the editors. Second issue of this noted underground newspaper, embracing new technologies in printing to present a visually appealing alternative to mainstream newspapers. While many underground newspapers strayed toward political coverage and editorials of the 1960s ideal, Yarrowstalks embraced the more spiritual side of the counterculture movement. This issue notable for the very early appearance in print of an R. Crumb cartoon, a full page piece titled 'Head Comix,' being at the forefront of what would become the underground comix movement. The rest of the issue is devoted to psychedelic art by Margie Leamy, Paul Carlin, Bonnie Williams, Arnie Hendrickson, Louis Delsarte, Peter Scheidt, and John Hawke. GOOD condition. Front cover torn along the spine about ¾ of its length. Heavy uneven browning to the covers, with a chip at the center spine. Minor toning and soiling. (See Temple University Library Archives for some information in this description).

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