Myriad, Issue 5, Page #23


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Myriad, Issue 5, Page #23


Science Fiction


This is the twenty third page in our collection featuring Myriad, Issue 5. It features "Haircut #2" by Stven Carlberg. He begins by explaining that the previously published "Pendertwist" is actually "Haircuit #1". It goes on to continue the story set up in "Pendertwist", and finishes with specifically addressing other members of the press alliance.


Steven Carlberg



March 25, 1969


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Haircut #2 page 3 Stven Carlberg


is almost impossibly forebidd5ng." I hear tell that Captain
'Action is getting a remotely controlled axe from Idea: Toys.
rfe CA doll, it seems, is being taken off the market. Six
months ago, I wouldn't have cared, but Julius Schwartz only re-
cently gave Gil Kane creative leeway on the strip, and it was
beginning to look interesting.

Harrington G. Purvis, Jr. - The Grimy Gulch Gazette #1 I was
aware that Charly was a science fiction movie. I'll have to go
see it, now... : A couple of beautiful movies were Yellow
Submarine and Romeo and Juliet-- the former from a graphic art
or rock fan's point of view, the latter from the point of view
of those who still consider romance an important, serious part
of life. : Foofoo seems a strange name for a ghod. Shouldn't
it be Fhufhu, or something like that? Or are you at to
get the "h" out of ghodolcgy? TANSTAAFL is something of a
m.Istery to me. I get the vague feeling that I should remember
it, but I don't. Lessee... There Are No Secrets Told About A
Fan's Life? No, that doesn't have anything to do with Heinle .n
or fit in especially well where you've got it, either.
grief , the things I'm expected to know... : I doubt that I
will pay $2.85 plus tax just to get a few corrections of Dan-
gerous Visions, although I imagine that the packaging and other
:actors will make the paperback set extremely tempting. Harlan
has best wishes from me on DV-2; what he should do is put out
something like a volume a year creating a permanent market foi°
unconventional stories. It would certainly be ironic if sci-
ence fiction itself wilted up because of a fear of crossing a
new horizon in subject matter now and then. ° "Last lilie?" he
wondered, getting up again. Oh yes, I see. "The Day After the
Vartians Came" is one of my favorites from DV, too. :
one of the worst excuses for a type I ever heard. "Spenisj" my
foot. : The reason I hesitate over pluralizing 'Quactre a8
'%O anti" is that the; well, for instance two copies of Atom0.2e
Atoms, not Atoms, right? So how do you ununderline the Tiural-
iZETEion fdrm ofQuantum? Pluralization? Good grief, : 'Lois
Lane and Superman would do best to stick with each other, A
reporter-on-the-job comic could conceivabltt be great, but only
ff done realistically. And the Daily Planet has been cone iA
a haphazard style for too long to be changed now. : Q,ua
tt3 is sold out, officially. There may be another copy lyingw
around in the bottom of a box or something that I can Send to
you, though. #6 will be out as soon as I can pay for 12 2eaM3

Fabian - Inane 3 You, too, would benefit from leaving
a little blank space here anci
And the paper you're printing on seems to be too thin to re-
strict the ink to one side or the other. You need some that
et ill have little pieces of thread floating around in it
ealled twill-tone or mimeo-tone or something like that, depen-
dineon where. you buy it. Stick with paper that s not whites

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