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For the zine publisher see BlackJag Publishing.

Zine
Title: Black Jag
Publisher: Politically Imperfect Press, Secret Pleasures Press
Editor(s): Rachelle S.
Date(s): 1991-1999
Series?:
Medium: print zine
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Genre: gen and het
Fandom: Equalizer
Language: English
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Black Jag is a gen and het Equalizer anthology. It ran for fourteen issues.

cover of issue #1, Hindman

Issue 1

Black Jag 1 is subtitled "On Broadway." It contains 230 pages and was published in September 1991.

  • More Things Than Man Shall Know by Mabel Brown (9)
  • A Day in the Life of McCall's Answering Machine byAT&T (19)
  • Bridge by J.M. McClure (20)
  • A Visit from The Equalizer by Beth Didion (32)
  • A Romp in the Woods by Rachelle S. (35)
  • Futuristic Art by Hindman (85)
  • A Night in the Life of McCall's Answering Machine by AT&T (100)
  • Impasse by J.M. McClure and Smith (101)
  • Loss by Marcia Brin (154)
  • More Messages on McCall's Answering Machine by AT&T (158)
  • Russian Roulette by Jane Frazier (159)
  • Future Episodes We're Glad We Won't Get to See by AT&T (176)
  • The Monk Chronicles, Part 1: Uncivil War by Rachelle S. (177)

Artwork:


cover of issue #2, Rachelle S.

Issue 2

Black Jag 2 is subtitled "On Bleecker" and contains 297 pages. It was published in October 1992.

  • Commentary on the Play "Search and Destroy" by Hindman (10)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray ( 14)
  • Closed Files by Barbara Drake (15)
  • Mirror, Mirror by Marcia Brin (43)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (44)
  • Price to Pay by Rachelle S. (45)
  • Through a Glass Darkly by Marcia Brin (71)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (72)
  • White Lie by Hindman (73)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (78)
  • Promises by P.S. Calanni (79)
  • Another Kind of Advertisement by Sylvia Bartlett Mohr (229)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (238)
  • After the Funeral by Hindman (241)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (242)
  • Crossfire by Denyse Bridger (note: Agent With Style says this is by Lee Michaels) (243)
  • Jimmy's Lament by Marcia Brin (248)
  • The Monk Chronicles, Part 2: Foreign Policy by Rachelle S. (249)
  • The Man Who Cheated Death by Robin S. Walker
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (296)

Artwork:


Issue 3

cover of issue #3, Hindman

Black Jag 3 is subtitled "On Bowery". It was published in May 1993 and contains 240 pages.

  • Robert's City at Christmas by Robin S. Walker (10)
  • Hot Times in the City by Rachelle S.--Dr. Molly Pierce's new job, at a women's health clinic in NYC, lands her in the middle of the abortion controversy. A sequel to "A Romp in the Woods" in #1. (13)
  • Bless Me, Father, for I Have Sinned by Angela Field—In a state of delirium, one could come to believe he's done anything, even kill the son of a best friend. A response to "Futuristic Art" in #1. (61)
  • Ricochet by Lee Michaels—What happens to somebody after he's been caught in the "Crossfire"? (89)
  • End of May by Rachelle S. (109)
  • Con Job by Jane A. Evans (113)
  • Atlantic City at Night by Robin S. Walker (151)
  • Blood Debt by Hindman—Mickey's vacation in Miami becomes a nightmare when he's accused of being a serial killer. Crossover with Miami Vice. (157)
  • Dear Diary by Angela Field (185)
  • A Ghost of Christmas Past by Denyse M. Bridger—The best presents can be the ones you can't buy—a Harley Gage story. (191)
  • The Monk Chronicles, Part 3: In the Spirit of Glasnost by Rachelle S.--Mickey's latest assignment takes him to Lithuania where someone from his past puts the assignmennd, and his life, in jeopardy. (201)
  • Driving Home from the City by Robin S. Walker (236)
  • Cartoon by Nola Frame-Gray (239)

Artwork:


Issue 4

cover of issue #4, Rachelle S.

Black Jag 4 is subtitled "Abroad" and contains 286 pages. It was published in February 1994.

Artwork


Issue 5

cover of issue #5, Hindman

Black Jag 5 is subtitled "In the Bronx" and contains 180 pages. It was published in May 1994.

  • Discord by Hindman (7)
  • As I was Going Up the Stairs by Angela Field (41)
  • Caution—Heroes Ahead! by Yvette Clarke (57)
  • Snapshots by Denyse Bridger (59)
  • Simple Touch by Hindman (66)
  • M*I*C*K*E*Y* and M*O*L*L*Y* Go to Maine by Rachelle S. (69)
  • Taking Stock by Gerald D. Wilson (93)
  • File 666 by Angela Field (99)
  • Charlie by Marcia Brin (107)
  • Warped Humor Press by Hindman (120)
  • My Valentine by Rachelle S. (121)
  • The Protection of Jade by Jane A. Evans (129)
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside by Angela Field (172)

Artwork:

  • Anja Gruber
  • Hindman
  • KOZ
  • J.M. McClure
  • Bonnie Reitz
  • Christine Myers


Issue 6

cover of issue #6

Black Jag 6 is subtitled "On Wall Street" and contains 196 pages. It was published in September 1994.

  • One Grenade, No Pin by Angela Field (9)
  • Like Father, Like Son by Rachelle S. (31)
  • Ain't No Cure for Love by Jane A. Evans (35)
  • The Secret by Denyse Bridger (72)
  • Congratulations, Mr. K. by Angela Field (75)
  • Artistic Note by Hindman (89)
  • Pay the Piper by Marcia Brin (97)

Artwork:


Issue 7

cover of issue #7
another cove,r or frontispiece, of issue #7, Hindman

Black Jag 7 is subtitled "On the Road" and contains 190 pages. It was published in May 1995.

  • A Walk in the Park by Rachelle S. (11)
  • Photographic Evidence by Angela Field (37)
  • A Crime of Evidence by Jane A. Evans (47)
  • Gift Wrapped by Moira Hunter (99)
  • Mickey, the Gold Watch and Everything by Angela Field (103)
  • Just Another Fishing Trip by Rachelle S. (113)
  • Wrong Song by Hindman (135)
  • Frames by L.C. Wells and R.L. Belyea (143)

Artwork:

  • Hindman (front cover)
  • Anja Gruber
  • KOZ
  • Bonnie Reitz
  • Joy Riddle


Issue 8

cover of issue #8
another cover (or frontispiece) of issue #8, Rachelle S.

Black Jag 8 is subtitled "Before" and contains 220 pages. It was published in September 1995.

  • The Lesson Plastic Sandra McDonald (9)
  • Same Song, Different Day Hindman ( 31)
  • The Past is Prologue Rachelle S. (41)
  • But, Mom... Angela Field (53)
  • A Little Trivial Pursuit Jane A. Evans (61)
  • Raw Recruit Angela Field (127)
  • Monk: Redux Rachelle S. (133)
  • Babushka Dolls Jane A. Evans (177)
  • Wolf in Sheep's Clothing Angela Field (210)
  • Citizen's Arrest Jane A. Evans (215)

Artwork:

  • Anja Gruber
  • Hindman
  • Bonnie Reitz
  • Joy Riddle
  • Rachelle S.


Issue 9

cover of issue #9, Hindman

Black Jag 9 is subtitled "On Forty-Second" and contains 216 pages. It was published in March 1996.

  • Broken Record by Hindman (7)
  • The Trip by Angela Field (15)
  • Like a Refugee, Pt. 1 by Jane A. Evans (29)
  • Interlude by Rachelle S. (108)
  • Like a Refugee, Pt. 2 by Jane A. Evans (111)
  • Untitled by Angela Field (164)
  • Crescendos by Hindman (167)
  • The Jewel of the Navel by Hindman (174)
  • Rounds by Jane A. Evans (177)
  • Delivery Boy by Angela Field (189)
  • Acts of God by Rachelle S. (197)

Artwork:

  • Hindman (front and back covers)
  • Jane A. Evans
  • Anja Gruber
  • KOZ
  • Bonnie Reitz


Issue 10

cover of issue #10, Rachelle S.

Black Jag 10 is subtitled "Beyond" and contains 248 pages. It was published in October 1996.

  • Spring Fever by Jane A. Evans (7)
  • The Meeting by Denyse Bridger (59)
  • A Day at the Beach by Rachelle S. (63)
  • Knight Errant by Angela Field (69)
  • Promises to Keep by Denyse Bridger (107)
  • Runaway by Angela Field (130)
  • L.A. is a Great Big Freeway by Sandra MacDonald (135)
  • With Both Eyes Open by Jane A. Evans (143)
  • Paid with Tears by Rachelle S. (215)

Artwork

  • Jane A. Evans
  • Anja Gruber
  • Hindman
  • Rachelle S. (cover)


Issue 11

cover of issue #11

Black Jag 11 is subtitled "In Brooklyn" and contains 168 pages. It was published in May 1997.

  • Houston Holiday by Rachelle S. (7)
  • Vidi, Vici, Vini by Angela Field (27)
  • A Favor for a Friend by Hindman (33)
  • Holiday by Denyse Bridger (49)
  • The Three Hoods by Angela Field (86)
  • Unfinished Business by Jane A. Evans (91)
  • The quintessential fannish spouse list

Artwork:

  • Anja Gruber
  • Bonnie Reitz


Issue 12

cover of issue #12, Rachelle S.

Black Jag 12 is subtitled "On Fulton Street" and contains 258 pages. It was published in October 1997.

  • Bonds by Denyse Bridger and JM McClure (9)
  • Kostmayer's Katch by Michael Kostmayer (68)
  • The Love We Leave Behind by Rachelle S. (69)
  • Ghosts That Haunt Me Now by Jane A. Evans (117)
  • Taken on Faith by Denyse Bridger (199)
  • Summertime by Jane A. Evans (233)

Artwork

  • Anja Gruber
  • Corinna Hansen
  • Hindman


Issue 13

front and back covers of issue #13, Hindman

Black Jag 13 is subtitled "You Can't Edit Magic." It was published in May 1998 and contains 128 pages. The cover is by Hindman.

  • Covershot by Angela Field (5)
  • First Impressions by Jane A. Evans (21)
  • Kostmayer's Konjurings by Michael Kostmayer (26)
  • Destiny, Pt. 1 by Anna Sawitzky (27)
  • Kostmayer's Konjurings by Michael Kostmayer (30)
  • Spook by Hindman (31)
  • Destiny, Pt. 2 by Anna Sawitzky and Trudy A. Gould (44)
  • The Chiefest Enemy by Jane A. Evans (57)
  • Kostmayer's Konjurings by Michael Kostmayer (98)
  • Visitor at the Gate by Hindman (99)
  • A Chance Encounter by Jane A. Evans (119)


Issue 14

cover of issue #14, Hindman

Black Jag 14 is subtitled "Depths of Passion" and contains 148 pages. It was published in May 1999. Stories that wrap up the series from previous issues, project the future, offer hope.

  • Archangel by Barbara Robertson (7)
  • Kostmayer's Korner by Michael Kostmayer (33)
  • Notes from a Life by Rachelle S. (35)
  • Someone Else's Tears by Jane A. Evans (51)
  • Kostmayer's Korner by Michael Kostmayer (110)
  • Old Things by Hindman (111)
  • Jamaica, Jamaica by Jane A. Evans (123)
  • Kostmayer's Korner by Michael Kostmayer (143)

Artwork:

  • Anja Gruber
  • Hindman (cover)