MAG WARS ’67—SURFING OUT-COOLS SURFER!

This article is excerpted from a piece I wrote titled “Articles of Faith: 35 Years of Surf Magazines.” It ran in the Spring 1996 issue of Surfer’s Journal.  *  *  * John Severson and SURFER rolled through the early- and mid-’60s and took rear-guard action as needed, as a dozen or so American upstarts fought amongst themselves…