([June] 1973)

Apex Novelties, 1973 Series
 
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Apex Novelties
Brand:
Apex Novelties
Editing:
Robert Crumb
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print June 1973 has 0.50 USD cover price and no(?) '(c) 1973 by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover price and has '(c) by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.
3rd print has 0.75 USD cover price and has '(c) by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.


["Attention all personnel!!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Will Shade; Ishman Bracey; Crazy Ed; Erton Snoody; Bill the Pill; Snoid (cameo)
Reprints:

Squirrely the Squirrel (Table of Contents)

Squirrely the Squirrel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Squirrely the Squirrel; Farnsworth the Fox; Woman; Policeman
Synopsis:
Squirrely destroys Farnsworth's garden and throws pesticide into his face in this brutal send-up.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence begins on inside front cover.

Namby Pamby and Her Friends (Table of Contents)

Namby Pamby / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Namby Pamby; "Stoopid Jerk"; Billy Love
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Patricia Goes Shopping (Table of Contents)

Patricia Pig / 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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Patricia Pig; Suzy
Synopsis:
Patricia and Suzy go to a new mall.
Reprints:

Bill the Pill (Table of Contents)

Bill the Pill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Bill the Pill
Reprints:

Big Fine Legs (Table of Contents)

Mr. Snoid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Snoid
Synopsis:
Mr. Snoid is so enthralled by a woman's legs that he follows her across town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

R. Crumb versus The Sisterhood (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Judy; Big Kate
Synopsis:
After Crumb pulls a prank on Judy, Big Kate from the women's group comes out to settle the score. As Crumb puts it at the end, "another infantile fantasy from a sick, immature mind...."
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence ends on inside of back cover.

Those Goddamn Blues (Table of Contents)

Will Shade & Ishman Bracey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Will Shade; Ishman Bracey; Jennie
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Attention all personnel!!"]
  2. 1. Squirrely the Squirrel
    Squirrely the Squirrel
  3. 2. Namby Pamby and Her Friends
    Namby Pamby
  4. 3. Patricia Goes Shopping
    Patricia Pig
  5. 4. Bill the Pill
    Bill the Pill
  6. 5. Big Fine Legs
    Mr. Snoid
  7. 6. R. Crumb versus The Sisterhood
    Robert Crumb
  8. 7. Those Goddamn Blues
    Will Shade & Ishman Bracey
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