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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.

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Review of Chris Malloy/Jack Johnson’s film “Thicker Than Water”, A short riff on the birth and run of Legends Contests by Steve Pezman, Bob Bolan’s new tunnel fin, a plug for crayola-like surfboard wax, comments on a controversial proposed enhanced wave park at the now dead surf spot Stanley’s, north of Ventura, a Walk of fame critique by S.P., books:: Rickey Grigg’s new auto-biography, Edgar Leetag’s black velvet paintings, “Surf Stories” by Don Wolf, Gary Prettyman’s photo-realistic rendering of Severson’s pic of Noll standing at Pipeline, videos: Jack McCoy’s “Occumentary”, Opper’s “Super Slide”, Chris Klopf’s “Classical Gas”, Jeff Junkins obit, random wit and comments.