"Among [underground] comix readers, admitting that you like 'Barefootz' is about as cool as admitting that you like nose-hair."
— an (indisputably accurate) assessment by Bill Sherman, from "In Praise of Barefootz" (Cascade #21, May 1980)

What could I have been thinking for all those years? Just for fun, let's turn back the clock and see....