Slow Death #2 [2nd print white logo and price]

Last Gasp, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Last Gasp Eco-Funnies
Brand:
Last Gasp
Editing:
Ron Turner
Color:
Color Covers, Black and white interiors
Dimensions:
Standard modern US format
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 different printings.
1st print December 1972 has 0.50 USD cover price. Regular newsprint and glossy cover.
First 100 copies printed on silver paper. Given to employees and friends of Last Gasp.
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover price. Last Gasp cover logo is white. Page 34 ad is an Amorphia ad.
3rd print has 0.50 USD cover price. Last Gasp cover logo is now yellow. Grey zip-a-tone added to inside front cover.
4th print has 0.50 USD cover price. Page 34 ad is now Mind Candy for the Masses.
5th print has 1.00 USD cover price.


[Inter-Galactic Refuse Disposal Co.] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]; Dave Sheridan
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]; Dave Sheridan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover art.

["Hey grown-ups! Ever wonder why those old-timey horror stories don't chill you and thrill you like they used to?"] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover introductory sequence with indicia information at bottom of page.

The Sex Evulsors of Tecnicus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Sheridan
Pencils:
Dave Sheridan
Inks:
Dave Sheridan
Letters:
Dave Sheridan

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Secret (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Pencils:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Inks:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]
Letters:
Jack Jackson [as Jaxon]

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Routine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Osborne
Pencils:
Jim Osborne
Inks:
Jim Osborne
Letters:
Jim Osborne

Keywords:
adult

How Howie Made it in the Real World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Corben [as Gore]
Pencils:
Richard Corben [as Gore]
Inks:
Richard Corben [as Gore]
Letters:
Richard Corben [as Gore]

Characters:
Nick; Howie [Howard]; Nancy
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

DoLoop Letter Page (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

[Acapulco Gold / Mind Candy for the Masses] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Early printings (1-3) have the Acapulco Gold advertisement.
Later printings (4-5) have the Mind Candy for the Masses advertisement.

[Last Gasp Catalog] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover advertisement for items from Last Gasp.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Inter-Galactic Refuse Disposal Co.]
  2. 1. ["Hey grown-ups! Ever wonder why those old-timey horror stories don't chill you and thrill you like they used to?"]
  3. 2. The Sex Evulsors of Tecnicus
  4. 3. The Secret
  5. 4. Routine
  6. 5. How Howie Made it in the Real World
  7. 6. DoLoop Letter Page
  8. 7. [Acapulco Gold / Mind Candy for the Masses]
  9. 8. [Last Gasp Catalog]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Samuels
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas