(February 1979)

Apex Novelties, 1979 Series
 
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Apex Novelties
Brand:
Apex Novelties
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

1st printing has a $1.00 cover price. 2nd printing has a $1.25 cover price.
Consists primarily of material originally published in CoEvolution Quarterly, with the exception of "Aline and Bob Go To The Whole Earth Jam" which was rejected by that publication and appeared here for the first time.
This collection was reprinted with a new cover in Best Buy Comics (Last Gasp, 1988 series) #[nn]


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Don't touch that dial, friend, because we've got a big treat comin' up right here so don't go 'way!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia information at bottom of page. This is the second page from a story titled "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television" that appeared in the above listed issue.

R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop (Table of Contents)

R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Robert Crumb; Shoshana
Synopsis:
Crumb tries to direct a female modern dance troupe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Space Day Symposium (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 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
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
Crumb goes to the Space Day Symposium in Los Angeles and comes away less than impressed.
Reprints:

The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night (Table of Contents)

The Goose and the Gander / comic story / 4 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)

Characters:
The Goose; The Gander
Synopsis:
The Goose can't shake the feeling that humanity is doomed.
Reprints:

The Nerds (Table of Contents)

The Nerds / comic story / 5 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)

Characters:
The Nerds
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Pass the Jug (Table of Contents)

Kansas City Frank Melrose / comic story / 4 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
Characters:
Kansas City Frank Melrose; Georgie
Reprints:

And Hey, How About These Kids Today (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)

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

Searching for the Ultimate Shopping Mall (Table of Contents)

Patricia Pig / 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)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Patricia Pig
Reprints:

Morbid Preoccupations (Table of Contents)

Little Joe / 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)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Little Joe; The Grim Reaper
Synopsis:
Little Joe tries to talk the Grim Reaper into letting him go.
Reprints:

A Purely Aesthetic Exersize (Table of Contents)

R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Those Little Bears We Love So Much (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 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)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Final Solution (Table of Contents)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
The President of the United States of America
Synopsis:
The President of the U.S.A. feels overwhelmed to the point of being at the end of his rope. In order to save face, he decides to employ a drastic solution.
Reprints:

R. Crumb's Mr. Nostalgia (Table of Contents)

Mr. Nostalgia / 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)
Letters:
Robert Crumb [as R. Crumb] (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Nostalgia; Zidem
Reprints:

It's a Hup Ho World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Professor Wanowsky on Welfare (Table of Contents)

Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Professor Wanowsky
Synopsis:
A professor who reserves his disdain for liberals and the bourgeoisie.
Reprints:

Kiwi (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:

Happy Hour Comics (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)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tony; Henry
Reprints:

Maybe We'll End Like This... (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)

Synopsis:
Aliens decide what to do with that last few humans remaining from a contaminated Planet Earth.
Reprints:

Aline 'n' Bob Go to The Whole Earth Jamboree (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Pencils:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Inks:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky
Colors:
? (back cover)
Letters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Robert Crumb; Aline Kominsky; Wavy Gravy (cameo); J. Baldwin (cameo); Punchie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last page of story is on back cover of issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Don't touch that dial, friend, because we've got a big treat comin' up right here so don't go 'way!"]
  3. 2. R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop
    R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop
  4. 3. Space Day Symposium
  5. 4. The Goose and the Gander Were Talking One Night
    The Goose and the Gander
  6. 5. The Nerds
    The Nerds
  7. 6. Pass the Jug
    Kansas City Frank Melrose
  8. 7. And Hey, How About These Kids Today
  9. 8. Searching for the Ultimate Shopping Mall
    Patricia Pig
  10. 9. Morbid Preoccupations
    Little Joe
  11. 10. A Purely Aesthetic Exersize
    R. Crumb's Modern Dance Workshop
  12. 11. Those Little Bears We Love So Much
  13. 12. The Final Solution
  14. 13. R. Crumb's Mr. Nostalgia
    Mr. Nostalgia
  15. 14. It's a Hup Ho World
  16. 15. Professor Wanowsky on Welfare
    Bob's Plain-Talk Funnies
  17. 16. Kiwi
  18. 17. Happy Hour Comics
  19. 18. Maybe We'll End Like This...
  20. 19. Aline 'n' Bob Go to The Whole Earth Jamboree
    Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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