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Space Squid Archives - Fully Processed


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By Catherine Coker

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Collection Overview

Title: Space Squid Archives - Fully Processed, 2005-2017Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:2005-2017

ID: 00/C000144

Creator: Bey, Matthew

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by publication.

Date Acquired: 09/22/2010

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes a full run of the publication to date to date, including the master copies of several issues. There are some additional publications and ephemera.

Self-described as “the magazine Margaret Atwood warned you about,” referencing Atwood’s famous dismissal of science fiction as “rockets, chemicals and talking squids in outer space,” Space Squid is a science fiction/humor ‘zine published in Austin, Texas.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Physical Access Note: No restrictions.

Technical Access Note: No restrictions.

Acquisition Source: Matthew Bey and David Chang

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Processing Information: Processed by Cait  Coker.

Other Note: Fully Processed

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],

Box 1Add to your cart.

1/10    Issue guide, written by Matthew Bey.

1/20    Space Squid, issues 1-4 (not numbered as such).

1/30    Master copy of no. 5.

1/40    Space Squid, issues 6, 8, 9.

1/50    Space Squid no. 6c, with photocopy.

1/60    Color master of no. 7.

1/70    Articles about clay magazine issue.

1/80    “Hunting Bigfoot” by Kevin Brown.

1/90    Ephemera.

1/100  Tales of Mushroom Men.

1/110  Space Squid no. 10.

1/12    Space Squid no. 11 (Summer 2012)

1/13    Space Squid no. 12 (Summer 2015)

1/14    Space Squid no. 13 - 14 (Summer 2016 - Summer 2017)

Box 2Add to your cart.
Contains the “special edition” of issue 9, a clay tablet inscribed with the text of Brown’s “Hunting Bigfoot,” as well as the resin molds used to print the markings on the clay. One of the molds was broken into three pieces when the completed tablet was removed.

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