O’MAHONEY MONDAYS: T.A.Z.
1975 saw the first and best skate art from Jim Evans (aka T.A.Z). Evans' early work in the 1960's included comic strips for the L.A. Free Press. He also drew Slow Death Funnies and Tales From The Tube collaborating with Rick Griffin. This beauty is the Read More
O’MAHONEY MONDAYS: JIM PHILLIPS
Here is the cover of Roadrash comics 1988. As you can see, skater etiquette hasn't changed much in 22 years, and the 'Skate or Die' theme still rules. This magazine was produced by Richard Novak of Santa Cruz Skateboards. The artwork is by Jim Phillips. Read More
O’MAHONEY MONDAYS: RICK GRIFFIN
In 1959, you were pigeon-holed as either a ho-dad or surfer at my school. The dress code for surfers was a J.C. Penney's Towncraft white t-shirt, Levi's, Jack Purcell kicks, and, oh yeah, blonde hair: natural or bottle. Our resident school newspaper cartoonist, Read More