Yep, the cover of the 40th issue of TARG ZINE features Double Dragon Birthday boys Spike & Hammer who turn 30 this month. Amazing!
INSIDE ISSUE #40 - Chef Sammy & his merry band of Perogi Wizards have created a new out-of-this world Perogi masterpiece - check our menu for details, learn all about our NEW & IMPROVED SUMMER WEEK NITE SHOWS - a special program aimed at making live music fans less grumpy at work, Curtis keeps getting weirder weirder - checkout his latest “Adventures of TARG” comic, SLO’ TOM tangles with Chipnut again & fields a question about crime all in his advice column, Pinball Josh of Ottawapinball.com continues his Obscure Summer Series by bringing in one extremely rare & unusual arcade oddity to TARG every month - read all about the latest addition: ROBOT an incredibly freaky 1984 pinball machine by the very strange Italian manufacturer ZACCARIA. We have 5 new games on location this month - all of them are covered in TARG ZINE. Josh created a custom DJ KJMAXX (of Toughen Up! Sunday Free Play fame) action figure to help imagine a didactic encounter with the Karate Kid in his Toys R Josh comic, FINS UP! We have a new island-styled brew in the TARG beer fridge, KJMAXX counts down the top 10 Free-Play Jamz of June, Big Bern gives us an exegesis on the rarely played 1981 Namco game “New Rally-X” in this months Video Game Superguide, Ska Jeff took a break from his Hi Fives article this month, but don’t worry we included a nice photo documenting his mop head replacement training session along with pics of other neat stuff that happened at TARG last month. Thank god for Monty & his Master Class articles or we would all suck at pinball - this month he's dishing out tips for our new BATMAN FOREVER wide body pin. The Hall of Wizards, the official leaderboard for our monthly free pinball tournaments is up to date & things are heating up - Next tournament is Wed Aug 23. There’s also some big news about V.I.P. passes for The Pinball event of the year - The Ottawa Pinball & Gameroom Show - Canada’s longest running Annual Pinball Expo, Jennilee has a cute summer wizard for you to colour, Petr Maur snapped a fun photo of Ottawa’s newest new wave super group The New Calling for this months TARG Pin-Up & of course, everything you need to know about all the amazing July shows at TARG can be found in Yogi’s Perogram. Grab yer copy at the arcade or download it here