Pop Goes the American Culture


Fifth Estate # 32, June 15-30, 1967

“Like nineteenth century capitalism, Mass Culture is a dynamic, revolutionary force, breaking down the old barriers of class, tradition, taste, and dissolving all cultural distinctions.” —Dwight Macdonald I The tribal psychedelic rock culture is today the ripest fruit on the …

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Detroit Fan Fair


Fifth Estate # 31, June 1-15, 1967

The second Detroit Triple Fan Fair of fantasy literature, films, and comic art convenes the weekend of June 17 and 18 at the Park Shelton Hotel, Woodward at East Kirby. The convention attracts not only Camp followers, but of Fandom, …

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The Great Comic Convention


Fifth Estate # 34, July 15-31, 1967

Attendance at the 2nd Detroit Triple Fan Fair the weekend of June 17 and 18 peaked at approximately 150 and audience enthusiasm burned with a hard, gem-like flame, despite program changes and setbacks.