An all-star contributor list, all presenting three 16" x 21" pages.
As usual, someone else said it better already: "I always felt like The Loop was a timeless place where no matter what, the same guys would be there — spinning Blur, The Pixies and Bowie on that fabulously blinding dance floor."
The attention to detail in these is encouraging.
It's an interesting illustration of the relative name recognition of well rounded players vs. role-players. Also: Joe Dumars – the outlier in the scorer / perimeter scorer blend area.
All of the films for issues from 1958 through 2000 were stored in a building where one of the anthrax-laced letters was received and had to be destroyed for fear of contamination. The magazine published work for John Severin, Jack Davis, Will Elder, Al Jaffee, Bill Ward, Steve Ditko, Gene Colan and many other notables.
Apparently artist Dustin Nguyen was selling prints of this at SDCC.
New pinball vocab learned as a direct result of this article: biff bar, bangback.
I can't get over how well this visually captures so many variables.