([July] 1968)

Apex Novelties, 1967 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
1968-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Apex Novelties
Brand:
Apex Novelties
Editing:
Robert Crumb
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern USA
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Early printings by Apex Novelties. Later Printings by Print Mint or Last Gasp with the Apex Novelty logo still on the cover.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.

Apex Novelties-
1st print has 0.50 USD cover. Has heavy cover stock.

The Print Mint-
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover. Some have heavy cover stock, most have regular weight cover stock.
3rd print has 0.75 USD cover. 4th print has 1.00 USD cover.

Last Gasp-
5th print has 2.50 USD cover.
6th print has 2.95 USD cover. 7th print has 3.95 USD cover. 8th print has 4.95 USD cover.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

In This Issue! Gags, Jokes and Kozmic Trooths (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb
Pencils:
Robert Crumb
Inks:
Robert Crumb
Colors:
?
Letters:
Robert Crumb

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mice; Ducks; Eyeballs
Reprints:

Hamburger Hi-jinx featuring Cheesis K. Reist (Table of Contents)

Cheesis K. Reist / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cheesis K. Reist
Synopsis:
Cheesis' life goes downhill after eating a hamburger.
Reprints:

PIG (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
15 panels of abstractions, with kiwi, mouse, alligators, duck head.
Reprints:

["She's Sock-a-Delic - She's All Heart"] (Table of Contents)

Angelfood McSpade / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Angelfood McSpade
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Hike"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Luna Toon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Hog Ridin' Fools (Table of Contents)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Checkered Demon; Archie; Leroy; Beverly; Ramona; Wes; Felix; Goon; Bernice; Howard
Reprints:

[AMA] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One pager with an early abstraction of Mr. Peanut.

[He's shitting] (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

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

One pager of scatalogical humor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One pager with abstracted duck.

Bombs Away (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Head First (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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One pager with abstracted bear and frog.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One pager with Escher-like boxes, abstracted Mr. Peanut.

OXO 69 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Aloha Ahola (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

["Hm!! Some of these students of mine haven't been making their monthly payments of late!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Natural
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Valhala (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Omo Bob (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Oxo B'Eppo (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

camels, gladiators, hot dogs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Griffin's angelic and demonic flying eyeballs.

Sequence on inside back cover with abstracted duck and mouse.

Some information for this sequence from Denis Wheary via the GCD Error Tracker.

Zap Comics Tells It Like It Is!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In This Issue! Gags, Jokes and Kozmic Trooths
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Hamburger Hi-jinx featuring Cheesis K. Reist
    Cheesis K. Reist
  4. 3. PIG
  5. 4. ["She's Sock-a-Delic - She's All Heart"]
    Angelfood McSpade
  6. 5. ["Hike"]
  7. 6. Luna Toon
  8. 7. The Hog Ridin' Fools
    The Checkered Demon
  9. 8. [AMA]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [He's shitting]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Bombs Away
  14. 13. Head First
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. OXO 69
  18. 17. Aloha Ahola
  19. 18. ["Hm!! Some of these students of mine haven't been making their monthly payments of late!"]
    Mr. Natural
  20. 19. Valhala
  21. 20. Omo Bob
  22. 21. Oxo B'Eppo
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. Zap Comics Tells It Like It Is!!
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