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.