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  • davidwills 3:22 pm on October 20, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Oz 28 – School Kids Issue 

    Here’s my copy of School Kids Oz #28, currently held in custardy (sic) in some lock-up somewhere. I worked on this issue. Page order is from left to right, top to bottom. Click on a spread to view the pages larger as a slideshow. Want to supersize a spread?: Click ‘View Full Size’ (bottom right) when in slideshow mode and then click on the image again to further magnify. The only limitation is your imagination – Vwwrreee!

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  • davidwills 7:57 am on April 15, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Schoolkids OZ 


    Jim Anderson found the art, by a French man If I recall right, but may have been found by the kids in one of his mags. I suggested using it on both front and back, designed it, positioned the strategically placed student, under orders from advisers, including Felix Dennis – to obscure the genitals.

     
  • davidwills 7:17 am on April 15, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Coprophilia, , , dot to dot, , , oz magazine, scat, ,   

    Schoolkids OZ – Dot To Dot Do It 


    Clue: Shiitake mushroom

     
  • davidwills 7:11 am on April 15, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: cartoon, , , , oz magazine, robert crumb, rupert bear, ,   

    Schoolkids OZ – Rubert Bares All! 


    Please read the numbers in the bottom left hand corner, the rugged logic of this epic is only apparent when one reads down the columns – not across.

    Here’s the Robert Crumb Rupert Bear strip collaged and hand colour-separated into Schoolkids OZ, done by schoolkid Viv Kylastron. This being one of the issues I helped design, I completed the overlay when Viv left it unfinished. Surprisingly this issue became the subject of a high-profile obscenity case with this cartoon attracting special note.

    At first, because the names in the credits did not list the occupations of the accused, everybody listed was prosecuted. When we were all herded into John Mortimer QC’s paneled office there were maybe 8 people in the room all charged with whatever the cops had cooked up. Council worked some legal words and all except the editors, Richard Neville, Jim Anderson and Felix Dennis, were able to leave.

    I heard Felix talking to Richard at a ’95 Oz reunion in London saying that he’d heard from so-snd-so that the whole court case was pre-arranged by the government to first have the fusty old judge declare them guilty, to give ’em a taste of jail, eh what, then let them go on appeal.

     
    • Lucy 10:41 pm on December 29, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      Where did you get the name Viv Kylastron from? His name is Viv (Vivian) Berger.

    • Paul Gravett 2:21 pm on February 1, 2014 Permalink | Reply

      Hello David, I am co-curating a big exhibition on British comics, incl undergrounds, for the British Library. It would be great to be in touch and hear more about the Oz schoolkids issue and trial. Is Viv Berger still around? The BL has audio tapes of the trial we will play extracts from incl. Viv’s cross examination. Paul

  • davidwills 3:18 pm on July 25, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    David Wills and Barney Bubbles – Blow Up Oz 12 

    Welcome to a digitally inflatable copy of Oz 12. Click on an image once, and then when it has opened in a new screen click on it again and it’ll go supersize XXXL as never seen before on the world-wide-web.

     
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