(July 1975)

Kitchen Sink Press, 1975 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Kitchen Sink Enterprises
Brand:
Kitchen Sink Enterprises
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Comical Capers for Adults (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly; Gerald (cockroach); Orville (cockroach)
Keywords:
adult

[Garden] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly
Synopsis:
There is a garden in the middle of the strip.

[Milk] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barfootz; Glory
Synopsis:
Barefootz's pet Glory destroys her milk bowl.

[Teardrop] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz
Synopsis:
Barefootz gets teary eyed over a sunset.

["Some thanks are due..."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with introductory text and indicia information.

The Eclipse (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
?

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly; Minnie (cockroach); Hermie (cockroach); unnamed cockroaches
Synopsis:
Barefootz and Dolly encounter a cosmic phenomenon.
Keywords:
adult

[Bookmarks!] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
?

Characters:
Barefootz; Gerald (cockroach)
Keywords:
adult

[Hint & Run] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
?

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly
Synopsis:
Dolly wants to go on Barefootz's date.
Keywords:
adult

["Can I watch you transcend your ego, Wally?"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
?

Characters:
Barefootz; Wally
Synopsis:
Wally shows off.
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Sideways chuckles from Barefootz's early times.

["I just love my cat!"] (Table of Contents)

Barfootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Headrack
Synopsis:
Headrack's pet cat, Fritzi, gets zapped into a golf ball by Barefootz's pet, Glory.

["It's three o'clock, Glory! Time for your medicine!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Glory; un-named frogs
Synopsis:
Barefootz gives Glory her medicine and gets hit by a lot of frogs.
Keywords:
adult

["This is a nice place for a window!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Florence (cockroach); un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
The cockroaches don't like Barefootz's window placement.

["RING!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; un-named cockroach
Synopsis:
Barefootz tries to silence an alarm clock.
Keywords:
adult

["That was a great cake, Dolly!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
Barefootz gives the last piece of cake to the cockroaches.
Keywords:
adult

["We've been pretty close for quite a while, Barefootz!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly
Synopsis:
Dolly wonders why Barefootz hasn't been to bed with her.

["Is there anybody besides us in your apartment, Barefootz?"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Headrack; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
The cockroaches are getting kinky in the dark, in the bathroom.

["An artist must be an eternal optimist, Barefootz!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Headrack
Synopsis:
Headrack criticizes his own work.

["I'd like to paint today, but I don't feel inspired!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Headrack; Glory
Synopsis:
Headrack gets inspired by Barefootz's pet, Glory.

["Headrack is here for more artistic inspiration, Glory!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Headrack; Glory
Synopsis:
Sometimes the execution of painting falls short of the conception.

["Headrack has been on such high lately."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly; un-named frogs
Synopsis:
Dolly wants to see if Glory could inspire her and gets hit with frogs.

["You knew I had a thirst for blood when you married me, Margo."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
The cockroaches get scared watching television and run and find Barefootz.

["Why, it's Fizzo the Roach!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Fizzo (cockroach)
Synopsis:
Fizzo's motivational syndrome is having an identity crisis.

["Are you awake yet, Glory?"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Glory
Synopsis:
Glory is a picky eater.

["Hey, Barefootz... tell us a scary story!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
Barefootz tell the cockroaches a story that leaves nothing to their imagination.

["Say... here's an interesting South American recipe!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
Barefootz describes a wheatcakes recipe, that includes cockroaches, to a pair of cockroaches

["If I can only make it to the bedroom, I'll be safe!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Fizzo the Roach; Glory
Synopsis:
Fizzo gets zapped by Glory.

It All Fits! (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly
Synopsis:
Barefootz and Dolly contemplate God, trees, flowers, rain, Heaven and how it all fits.

["Don't make frogs at me, Glory!"] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly; Glory; un-named frogs
Synopsis:
When Glory gets made she makes a lot of frogs that make the vacuum cleaner all soggy.

["Sorry, but I don't need any magazine subscriptions."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Characters:
Barefootz; un-named gang members; un-named cockroaches
Synopsis:
A gang pretending to be selling magazine subscriptions robs Barefootz.

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Comical Capers for Adults
    Barefootz
  2. 1. [Garden]
    Barefootz
  3. 2. [Milk]
    Barefootz
  4. 3. [Teardrop]
    Barefootz
  5. 4. ["Some thanks are due..."]
  6. 5. The Eclipse
    Barefootz
  7. 6. [Bookmarks!]
    Barefootz
  8. 7. [Hint & Run]
    Barefootz
  9. 8. ["Can I watch you transcend your ego, Wally?"]
    Barefootz
  10. 9. ["I just love my cat!"]
    Barfootz
  11. 10. ["It's three o'clock, Glory! Time for your medicine!"]
    Barefootz
  12. 11. ["This is a nice place for a window!"]
    Barefootz
  13. 12. ["RING!"]
  14. 13. ["That was a great cake, Dolly!"]
    Barefootz
  15. 14. ["We've been pretty close for quite a while, Barefootz!"]
    Barefootz
  16. 15. ["Is there anybody besides us in your apartment, Barefootz?"]
    Barefootz
  17. 16. ["An artist must be an eternal optimist, Barefootz!"]
    Barefootz
  18. 17. ["I'd like to paint today, but I don't feel inspired!"]
    Barefootz
  19. 18. ["Headrack is here for more artistic inspiration, Glory!"]
    Barefootz
  20. 19. ["Headrack has been on such high lately."]
    Barefootz
  21. 20. ["You knew I had a thirst for blood when you married me, Margo."]
    Barefootz
  22. 21. ["Why, it's Fizzo the Roach!"]
    Barefootz
  23. 22. ["Are you awake yet, Glory?"]
    Barefootz
  24. 23. ["Hey, Barefootz... tell us a scary story!"]
    Barefootz
  25. 24. ["Say... here's an interesting South American recipe!"]
    Barefootz
  26. 25. ["If I can only make it to the bedroom, I'll be safe!"]
    Barefootz
  27. 26. It All Fits!
    Barefootz
  28. 27. ["Don't make frogs at me, Glory!"]
    Barefootz
  29. 28. ["Sorry, but I don't need any magazine subscriptions."]
    Barefootz
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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