The Surfer Archives: Volume 2, Issue 1 – In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past

The Surfer Archives: Volume 2, Issue 1 – In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past

His comic strip in this issue, “The Gremies,” pokes fun at surfers’ enthusiasm for big Hawaiian surf and then quickly retreating from it when seeing it in person.

After the success of John Severson’s first issue of “The Surfer” in 1960, which sold over 5,000 copies, he decided to go quarterly the following year.

It’s easy to romanticize surfing as a whole in decades past, but in this issue Severson laments about overcrowded lineups and the homogenization of surf culture even in the early 60s.

Embedded among Severson’s mixed-media content was a comic strip by a “Guest Cartoonist. ” That was 16-year-old Rick Griffin.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

The Surfer Archives: Volume 2, Issue 1   In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past surf photo  The Surfer Archives: Volume 2, Issue 1   In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past surf photo  The Surfer Archives: Volume 2, Issue 1   In our new video series, we take you on a thumb through of favorite Surfer issues from the past surf photo

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