In 1966, John Wilcock contributed to ASPEN MAGAZINE, an arts project dubbed "The Magazine in a Box" for its unconventional format. This same issue featured design throughout by Andy Warhol and the first single to ever be released for the Velvet Underground, entitled "Loop".
Further reading: WFMU's UBUWeb has an excellent survey of all ten issues of ASPEN.
From an ongoing biography of John Wilcock, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See previous Boing Boing posts)
Ethan Persoff is currently working on a daily comic book/audio series called The Bureau. Listen to a complete playlist of all current tracks:
Scott Marshall is currently working on a comics adaptation of Nietzsche's Zarathustra.
John Wilcock describes the circumstances behind his quitting The East Village Other over their review of Andy Warhol’s 1966 film Chelsea Girls.
Previous Wilcock/Lenny comics on Boing Boing: Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce! When Lenny Bruce Stayed at My Apartment – Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall
A history of The East Village Other, and its impact on New Journalism, Activism, and the Underground Press. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
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