Detroit: The Fifth Estate, 1968. Newspaper. 20p., folded tabloid, illus., toned, a few closed tears, tiny chips at spine quarterfold, mildly fraying, else very good.
One of the first underground newspapers, Detroit's The Fifth Estate is still being published, against all odds. This issue's cover sports a drawing of a long-haired guy in a suit & tie, whose face is a carefully lettered warning: "Businessmen Beware! Hippies are inte business world. They are shaving! bathing & even combing their hair!...etc." Inside: a full page of Q&A with Allen Ginsberg, an article on guerrilla theatre by R.G. Davis of the SF Mime Troupe, a full-page plug for the upcoming Yippee-sponsored "festival" in Chicago during the Dem. Convention, info on upcoming benefit poetry reading for LeRoi Jones, also two short strips by R. Crumb, "Gail Snail" and "The Walkie Talkies". Ads and ambiance of the era.