Black Ace 8
This is the “Infinity Issue”, created as a tribute to Venice West progenitor, poet, artist and friend Tony Scibella who passed away in October of 2003. Book was printed by Ray Hoffman, Majestic Litho, Denver, CO, 500 copies.
Published for Temple of Man 2007. Dust jacket with band. Edited by Marsha Getzler, S.A. Griffin and John Macker. Fantastic original cover art by Black Ace Books’ Rose Idlet. Truly beautiful dust jacket/collage by artist and poet Steve Wilson, one of Tony’s closet pals. This is a very special book which includes poetry, art, flyers and remembrances by many who created the scene, their children, peers and friends. Beats, beatniks and those who carry on. Offset, 139 pages. Includes an entire section of Tony’s poetry.
Contributors include Frank T. Rios, Stuart Z. Perkoff, Philomene Long, John Thomas, Diane di Prima, Charles Bukowski, David Meltzer, Jack Hirschman, Jack Micheline, Gerald Nicosia, George Herms, Pixie Herms, Don Martin, Renick Stevenson, Steve Wilson, Saul White, Michelle White, Aaron White, Larry Lake, Yama Lake, James Ryan Morris, Joseph Patton, Shanna Baldwin Moore, Gayle Davis, Anna Scibella, Bill Scibella, Gina Scibella, Bill Dailey, Ben Talbert, Bob Branaman, John Munson, Mary Kerr, John Macker, Yoav Getzler, Todd Moore, RD Armstrong, Ed & Marcia Ward, John Fish, John Dorsey, Michael Wojzcuk, Scott Wannberg, Ellyn Maybe, S.A. Griffin and many others! 500 printed, 139 pages. Already rare. Signed.