For those that don't "get it" (and it took me a long time), that scribble on the masthead is the letter "micro" followed by three of the letter "gnu". Yes, that's Micro-gnus. Micronews. See? We've always been geeks.
The company was small enough that acceptances were newsworthy:
Two things of note: One, I think I've outlasted everyone else in the list. Two, the person who was to become my Worst Boss Ever, truly Dilbert's PHB incarnate, is on that list. No, I won't name names, though friends of that era will recognize immediately.
The day approached, so finally...