This issue of the magazine The Angolite, Vol. XII, No. IV, features a cover illustration in yellow, brown, and white print. Below the masthead is a drawing of a man in prison stripes and a fedora sitting with his arms crossed over his chest and looking over his left shoulder. Behind his left shoulder is a drawing of a human skull with a syringe in front of it. Behind his right shoulder is a drawing of a man lying in a hospital bed hooked to an IV and a woman looking at him through a partially open chained door. Behind the man's left leg is a man wearing a surgical cap and mask looking out to his left. Featured stories in the issue include an article on Louisiana as the nationwide leader in executions, a story about Shirley Coody, the first female security supervisor at Angola, and a piece on AIDS in prisons. Also included are regular items such as legal reporting, original poems, sports news, and news briefs. There is also a report on the recent Arts and Crafts Festival including several photographs and a list of prize winners, along with a separate article featuring brief biographies of some incarcerated hobbyists. The final interior page includes subscription information. There are ninety-eight (98) interior pages and the magazine is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover has a burgundy background with a man's head in profile in white and several chains behind the profile. The man's skull has a keyhole cut into it, with a copy of this issue of The Angolite and a set of keys coming out of the keyhole.
This issue of The Angolite magazine, Vol. 15, No. 5, has a cover illustration in yellow and black featuring a man's head wearing a helmet with several nodes coming out of the helmet attached to light bulbs along the bottom of the drawing. A human brain is visible through the helmet and the man's face is obscured by a thick veil. The two main stories in the issue focus on failed or botched executions by electric chair, and on the high rate of incarceration of African American men. Regular features such as brief news reports, letters to the magazine, sports news, and original poems are also included. The final interior page contains subscription information. There are ninety-eight (98) interior pages and the magazine is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover has an illustration in yellow and black of a man wearing a black cover over his head and bound by leather straps to a wooden chair.
This issue of The Angolite, Vol. 16, No. 6, has a cover with a black-and-white photograph behind black and white text. The photograph features a tombstone in the shape of a cross with the numbers "81902" in the center. The feature story of the issue is about health and medical care in the prison system. Other stories include a review of the Prison Rodeo, a piece on food raised at the prison and donated to a regional food bank, and a story on the organization CURE (Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants). Regular columns include legislative news, sports coverage, religious organization news, and original poems. The final interior page contains subscription information. There are ninety-four (94) interior pages and the magazine is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover features an illustration in burgundy and black of a caduceus symbol signifying medicine behind a locked barred door.