(July 1977)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1977 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kitchen Sink Enterprises
Brand:
Kitchen Sink Enterprises
Editing:
Leonard Rifas
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Slightly Smaller then Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Second and third printings of the comic were issued with a cover price of $1.25. Some stories credited to the artists may have been written by Leonard Rifas.


True Stories of Corporate Crime! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Greg Irons
Inks:
Greg Irons
Colors:
Greg Irons
Letters:
Greg Irons

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Karen Silkwood
Keywords:
political; slice of life

A Message From The Editor (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Leonard Rifas
Inks:
Leonard Rifas
Letters:
Leonard Rifas

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Leonard Rifas
Synopsis:
How the idea for the comic came about.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover introductory strip with indicia information at bottom of page.

["November 13, 1974. About 7:30 P.M. Hiway 74 in Oklahoma:"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Pencils:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Inks:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Letters:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Karen Silkwood; Drew Stevens; Steve Wodka
Synopsis:
Karen Silkwood's union activism and death.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

This was drawn long before the Meryl Streep movie on the topic.

The ITT Scandal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Pete Poplaski
Pencils:
Pete Poplaski
Inks:
Pete Poplaski
Letters:
Leonard Rifas

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Larry O'Brien; Jack Anderson; Brit Hume; G. Gordon Liddy; Macgruder; Richard Kleindienst; Richard McLaren
Synopsis:
The financial scandal that led to Watergate.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

The Great American Airplane Scam of 1973 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
Trina Robbins

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Trina Robbins; Cher; Ken Moss
Synopsis:
The story of Freelandia Airlines.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Giant Monopolies Steal Land and Water In California (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Guy Colwell
Pencils:
Guy Colwell
Inks:
Guy Colwell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
How giant companies steal land in California.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Indexer Notes

Text story with an illustration.

Golden Years (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sharon Kahn Rudahl
Pencils:
Sharon Kahn Rudahl
Inks:
Sharon Kahn Rudahl
Letters:
Sharon Kahn Rudahl

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
John Huggins; Eugene Woods; Angela; Mary Burrows
Synopsis:
The appalling behaviour of nursing home owner Eugene Woods.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Mr. San Diego (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
C. Arnholt Smith; David Kleinberg; Benjamin Franklin
Synopsis:
The story of a man who swindled millions from banks in his charge.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Bad Drugs (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green; typeset

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Clark Gable; Hedy Lamarr; Errol Flynn; Marilyn Monroe
Synopsis:
The side-effects of a cholesterol reducing drug.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Indexer Notes

Text story with an illustration.

Racist TV (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Peter Loft
Inks:
Peter Loft
Letters:
Peter Loft; typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Racist TV in Jackson, Mississippi.
Keywords:
political

Indexer Notes

Text story with an illustration.

The Teapot Dome Scandal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Rippee [as Ripp]
Pencils:
Larry Rippee [as Ripp]
Inks:
Larry Rippee [as Ripp]
Letters:
Larry Rippee [as Ripp]

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy; history
Characters:
Albert M.Fall; Warren G. Harding; Harry Sinclair; Edward L. Doheny; Tom Walsh; Harry M. Daugherty; Edwin Denby; Jess Smith; Thomas Miller; Charles R. Forbes
Synopsis:
The corruption rife in Warren Harding's administration.
Keywords:
political

Anti-monopoly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Leonard Rifas
Inks:
Leonard Rifas
Letters:
Leonard Rifas

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
What's wrong with monopolies.
Keywords:
political

The Streetcars (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Jay Kinney
Inks:
Jay Kinney
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy; history
Synopsis:
The destruction of the Southern California streetcar system.
Keywords:
political

Indexer Notes

Text story with an illustration.

Outlawed Cartoons (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Denis Kitchen
Inks:
Denis Kitchen
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy; history
Synopsis:
A law is passed in California outlawing caricatures.
Keywords:
political

Indexer Notes

Text story with an illustration.

The Ludlow Massacre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Leonard Rifas
Pencils:
Leonard Rifas
Inks:
Leonard Rifas
Letters:
Leonard Rifas

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy; history
Synopsis:
An attempt to kill striking miners.
Keywords:
political

Minamata (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Irons
Pencils:
Greg Irons
Inks:
Greg Irons
Letters:
Greg Irons

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
How pollution affected a Japanese community.
Reprints:
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Bibliography (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover list of other sources of information.

Demon Seed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. Wilson
Pencils:
R. Wilson
Inks:
R. Wilson
Colors:
R. Wilson
Letters:
R. Wilson

Genre:
drama; non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
The scandal of the Dalkon Shield.
Keywords:
political; slice of life

Indexer Notes

Sequence on the back cover.