Big Bang Exclusive "King of Kong" Special Issue

Cover A:
Billy Mitchell
Cover B:
Walter Day
Cover C:
Steve Weibe
Lithograph: Big Bang exclusive lithograph of the combined image from all three covers
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Issue Highlights

"King of Kong" Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell Interview

The film King of Kong made you a celebrity, even though you had long-standing records and achievements. Has anyone tried to license your image or make any Billy Mitchell products?

Truthfully I get asked about that stuff all the time. People always say ‘You should do this or that’ but it’s usually not anyone that can be taken seriously. If my friend from high school says ‘You should make a bunch of Billy Mitchell shirts and sell them’ I’m like ‘You go ahead and we’ll split the money ... Order now to read the rest!

"King of Kong" Walter DayTWIN GALAXIES: THEN AND NOW

Twin Galaxies is the world authority on player rankings, gaming statistics and championship tournaments, with pinball statistics dating from the 1930s and video game statistics from the early 1970s. As the electronic gaming industry’s premiere statistician, Twin Galaxies preserves the history of gaming in a historical database, which documents the historical milestones of the electronic gaming hobby as it evolves into a professional sport. Founded in 1981, Twin Galaxies grew from modest origins as an arcade chain operator to gain recognition as the “official scorekeeper for the world of video game & pinball playing,” invested with the authority to verify “official” world record high-scores and crown new world champions ... Order now to read the rest!

"King of Kong" Steve WiebeSteve Wiebe Interview

What were you into when you were growing up?

I was really into drawing. I was always drawing as a kid. I’d make my own baseball cards, copy the designs from other cards, and make my own players. Once I made a Darth Vader mask with five rolls of electrical tape. But I also had an Atari and I’d play it every day, especially in the summer. That was the only system I bought, but my friends would have other systems, so sometimes we’d play on one person’s Intellivision, and then someone got a ColecoVision, so we’d kind of play at different houses ... Order now to read the rest!

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