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Interview with Marc Franklin, photographer of psychedelic explorers and High Frontiers' art director

R.U. Sirius interviewed Marc Franklin, art director of issue #2 of High Frontiers (the forerunner to Mondo 2000 by way of Reality Hackers), magazine which 17" x 11". I still have the copy I bought when it came out in 1985 or so and it ranks as one of my favorite issues ever of any [...]
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