Antic was primarily an Atari 8-bit magazine but through part of its life it covered both the Atari 8-bit line and the Atari ST. This was the case in April 1985 when the Atari ST was still brand new.
The April 1985 issue of Antic includes the following:
- First Look At The New Super Ataris – Inside the new 16-bit 512K Atari computer – and more!
- Robot Update – Latest robot-Atari interface news.
- Expert Systems – Antic’s first look at artificial intelligence
- The Eight Queens Problem – Your Atari’s brute strength solution (Type-In Software)
- ’84 Tax Spreadsheet Update – SynCalc tax preparation follow-up (Type-In Software)
- Secret Agent – Automatic secret code program! (Type-In Software)
- Dot Matrix Digitizer – Your printer can digitize photos! (Type-In Software)
- Splash In Action! – Demo of ACTION! vs. BASIC (Type-In Software)
- Speech Editor – Menu-driven S.A.M. talk! (Type-In Software)
- Picture Show – “Price’s Picture Painter” gets friendlier! (Type-In Software)
- Communications – Welcome To Antic Online
- Starting Out – Why You Want DOS 2
- Profile – Atari’s Founder Goes Robotic
- Toolbox – Parallel Bus, Revealed (Type-In Software)
- Game of the Month – Maneuver (Type-In Software)
- Bonus Game – Crazy Eights! (Type-In Software)