Zap Comix #3 [6th printing, Rick Griffen cover]
(1969)

Apex Novelties, 1967 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
[none printed]
Brand:
Apex Novelties
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern USA
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print has 0.50 USD cover. Has heavy stock cover.
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover. Has regular weight cover stock.
3rd print has 0.75 USD cover. 4th print has 1.00 USD cover. 5th print has 2.00 cover.
6th print has 2.50 USD cover (published by Last Gasp). 7th print has 2.95 USD cover.
8th print has 3.95 USD cover. 9th print has 4.95 cover.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Special 69 Issue (Table of Contents)

Zap Comix / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Griffin
Inks:
Rick Griffin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Gung Ho! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Griffin
Pencils:
Rick Griffin
Inks:
Rick Griffin
Letters:
Rick Griffin

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
adult; underground

Hairy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dirty Dick; Li'l Girl Goodvibes; Ace; Big Baby ?
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Camel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Come Fix (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Bernice; Local Stud; Lulu
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Wonder Blows an Easy One... (Table of Contents)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wonder Wart-Hog [Philbert Desanex]
Keywords:
adult; underground

Street Corner Daze (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Natural (narrator); Jolly Old Mr. Orange Juice; The Needle
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

["Arnie, my bra ain't on"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Bernice; Arnie
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

69 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Centerspread. Two pages of pinups that completes this side of this flip-book issue with second page art connected to the second page art of sequence #21.

[Pirate cover] (Table of Contents)

Captain Pissgums / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Pissgums
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Ain Ain-Soph Ain-Soph-Aur (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Griffin
Pencils:
Rick Griffin
Inks:
Rick Griffin
Letters:
Rick Griffin

Keywords:
adult; underground

Captain Pissgums and His Pervert Pirates (Table of Contents)

Captain Pissgums / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Pissgums; Felix; George; Lestera; The First Mate; Favorite Cabin Boy; Captain Fatima; Ruth; Hysterical Cabin Boy; The Cook; Mister Owens; Large Dyke
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

[AAAAAOMMMM] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Griffin
Pencils:
Rick Griffin
Inks:
Rick Griffin
Letters:
Rick Griffin

Keywords:
adult; underground

Gilded Moments (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson (ink pen only?)
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Ralph; Howard
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

"Dirty Dog" (Table of Contents)

Dirty Dog / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dirty Dog
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

[Captain Edward St. Miquel Tilden Bradshaw] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Characters:
Captain Edward St. Miquel Tilden Bradshaw; Mister Owens
Synopsis:
Captain Edward St. Miquel Tilden Bradshaw and his crew come to grips with blood thirsty pirates.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

For Gilbert Shelton.

Mr. Goodbar - "Off His Rocker" (Table of Contents)

Mr. Goodbar / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Goodbar; J. B.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Mr. Goodbar Sez: Go Fuck Yourself (Table of Contents)

Mr. Goodbar / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Mr. Goodbar
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Atomic Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Rick Griffin; Victor Moscoso
Pencils:
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Rick Griffin; Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Rick Griffin; Victor Moscoso
Letters:
Robert Crumb; S. Clay Wilson; Gilbert Shelton; Rick Griffin; Victor Moscoso

Characters:
Wonder Wart-Hog [Philbert Desanex]; Oat Willie; Mr. Natural; Angelfood McSpade (all cameos); Spot; Mrs. Johnson
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Jam session where the artists of the issue draw their own characters.

Let's Eat! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

["Mr. Natural's coming to visit me for the first time in months!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Characters:
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

69 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Victor Moscoso
Inks:
Victor Moscoso

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Two pages of pinups that completes this side of this flip-book issue with second page art connected to the second page art of sequence #8.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Special 69 Issue
    Zap Comix
  2. 1. Gung Ho!
  3. 2. Hairy!
  4. 3. Camel
  5. 4. Come Fix
  6. 5. Wonder Blows an Easy One...
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  7. 6. Street Corner Daze
  8. 7. ["Arnie, my bra ain't on"]
  9. 8. 69
  10. 9. [Pirate cover]
    Captain Pissgums
  11. 10. Ain Ain-Soph Ain-Soph-Aur
  12. 11. Captain Pissgums and His Pervert Pirates
    Captain Pissgums
  13. 12. [AAAAAOMMMM]
  14. 13. Gilded Moments
  15. 14. "Dirty Dog"
    Dirty Dog
  16. 15. [Captain Edward St. Miquel Tilden Bradshaw]
  17. 16. Mr. Goodbar - "Off His Rocker"
    Mr. Goodbar
  18. 17. Mr. Goodbar Sez: Go Fuck Yourself
    Mr. Goodbar
  19. 18. Atomic Comics
  20. 19. Let's Eat!
  21. 20. ["Mr. Natural's coming to visit me for the first time in months!"]
    Mr. Natural
  22. 21. 69
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