The Last Prom

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The Last Prom was a research [[zine]] published out of Los Angeles, California in the early 90's.
The Last Prom was a research [[zine]] published out of Los Angeles, California in the early 90's.
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There were 5 issues, with subject matter that included "A History of the Drivers' Education Film'", which was featured in [[Chip Rowe]]'s ''[[Book of Zines]]'' and was the impetus behind the underground film ''Hell's Highway''. Another issue, entitled ''Whispers From Space-Part 2'', about West Virginia UFO publisher Gray Barker, was also made into a feature film. Other issues were about Southern California TV preacher Dr. Gene Scott and UFO contactee George Van Tassel. A fifth issue about Ouija Board inventor William Fuld's life and death was published, but few copies seem to exist.
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There were 5 issues, with subject matter that included "A History of the Drivers' Education Film'", which was featured in [[Chip Rowe]]'s ''[[Book of Zines]]'' and was the impetus behind the underground film ''Hell's Highway''. Another issue, entitled ''Whispers From Space-Part 2'', about West Virginia UFO publisher Gray Barker, was also made into a feature film. Other issues were about Southern California TV preacher Dr. Gene Scott and UFO contactee George Van Tassel. A fifth and last issue was published in 1995 about Ouija Board inventor William Fuld's life and death was published, but few copies seem to exist.
The Last Prom has been included in zine collections at DePaul University, New York University, and University of California at Los Angeles.
The Last Prom has been included in zine collections at DePaul University, New York University, and University of California at Los Angeles.

Revision as of 20:40, 31 January 2010

The Last Prom was a research zine published out of Los Angeles, California in the early 90's.

There were 5 issues, with subject matter that included "A History of the Drivers' Education Film'", which was featured in Chip Rowe's Book of Zines and was the impetus behind the underground film Hell's Highway. Another issue, entitled Whispers From Space-Part 2, about West Virginia UFO publisher Gray Barker, was also made into a feature film. Other issues were about Southern California TV preacher Dr. Gene Scott and UFO contactee George Van Tassel. A fifth and last issue was published in 1995 about Ouija Board inventor William Fuld's life and death was published, but few copies seem to exist.

The Last Prom has been included in zine collections at DePaul University, New York University, and University of California at Los Angeles.

The writer-publisher, Ralph Coon, a reclusive figure in the zine community, is believed to be a pseudonym used by an unidentified writer for The Los Angeles Times.

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