([March] 1978)

Rip Off Press, 1977 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Rip Off Press, Inc.
Brand:
Rip Off Press Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Black and white interior; Color covers
Dimensions:
Standard modern US comic format (#1-10); Standard US magazine format (#11-31)
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 between printings.
1st print has 0.75 USD cover price.
2nd print has 1.25 USD cover price.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Wart-hog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton; Ted Richards; Dave Sheridan; Fred Schrier; Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]; R. L. Rippee
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton; Ted Richards; Dave Sheridan; Fred Schrier; Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]; R. L. Rippee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wonder Wart-hog; Freak Brothers; Dealer McDope; Forty Year Old Hippie; Griffith Observatory; Fat Freddy's Cat; Nerds
Keywords:
adult

E. Z. Wolf's Kangaroo Court (Table of Contents)

E. Z. Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
E. Z. Wolf
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia information at bottom of page.

He Who Hesitates (Table of Contents)

Freak Brothers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton; Manfred Mroczkowski (story inspiration)
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Characters:
Freak Brothers
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Tell us some history, Uncle F.!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:

["Why is it that we're supposed to refer to you as our Uncle..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:

["Clickity clickity clickity"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:

["C'mon, cat! Wake up and play!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:

Objective Study (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Normals (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The 'Zine Scene (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Ostentatious Humility (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Worriers (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Media Addicts (Table of Contents)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["This is no time for crazy trips!!"] (Table of Contents)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis:
Pyramid hats
Keywords:
adult

["A young super dope dealer has discovered our living legend..."] (Table of Contents)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis:
Primo collection.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["You know, we were wondering if you've ever had a straight job?"] (Table of Contents)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
Forty Year Old Hippie
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Our attention is first directed toward the advertisement..."] (Table of Contents)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis:
Holistic Kazoo Workshop
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

A Different Drummer (Table of Contents)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards
Pencils:
Ted Richards
Inks:
Ted Richards
Letters:
Ted Richards

Characters:
Forty Year Old Hippie
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

The Wings of Charley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Pencils:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Inks:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Letters:
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

The Islands (Table of Contents)

Dealer McDope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dealer McDope
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["What crap! How can you stand to watch that mindless garbage?"] (Table of Contents)

Nerds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Nerds
Keywords:
adult

Unspeakably Stupid! (Table of Contents)

Stupid Stories / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schrier
Pencils:
Fred Schrier
Inks:
Fred Schrier
Letters:
Fred Schrier

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clyde Hasselroad [Clyde Hassleroad]

Indexer Notes

Character Clyde's last name alternately spelled Hassleroad in other strips.

Luncheon Counters of the Worst Kind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Rippee
Pencils:
Larry Rippee
Inks:
Larry Rippee
Letters:
Larry Rippee

Genre:
adventure

The Barroom Scene (Table of Contents)

Star Weevils / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Michael Leonard
Pencils:
J. Michael Leonard
Inks:
J. Michael Leonard
Letters:
J. Michael Leonard

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Star Weevils

Return From the Planet of the Pigs (Table of Contents)

Wonder Wart-hog / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wonder Wart-hog
Reprints:

#178 [Wearing Out Their Cars] (Table of Contents)

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced International Motoring Tips / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Letters:
Gilbert Shelton

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside of back cover.

Proposed Office Building Rip Off Press, Inc. (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Image and text on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Wart-hog
  2. 1. E. Z. Wolf's Kangaroo Court
    E. Z. Wolf
  3. 2. He Who Hesitates
    Freak Brothers
  4. 3. ["Tell us some history, Uncle F.!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  5. 4. ["Why is it that we're supposed to refer to you as our Uncle..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  6. 5. ["Clickity clickity clickity"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  7. 6. ["C'mon, cat! Wake up and play!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  8. 7. Objective Study
    Griffith Observatory
  9. 8. The Normals
    Griffith Observatory
  10. 9. The 'Zine Scene
    Griffith Observatory
  11. 10. Ostentatious Humility
    Griffith Observatory
  12. 11. The Worriers
    Griffith Observatory
  13. 12. Media Addicts
    Griffith Observatory
  14. 13. ["This is no time for crazy trips!!"]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  15. 14. ["A young super dope dealer has discovered our living legend..."]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  16. 15. ["You know, we were wondering if you've ever had a straight job?"]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  17. 16. ["Our attention is first directed toward the advertisement..."]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  18. 17. A Different Drummer
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  19. 18. The Wings of Charley
  20. 19. The Islands
    Dealer McDope
  21. 20. ["What crap! How can you stand to watch that mindless garbage?"]
    Nerds
  22. 21. Unspeakably Stupid!
    Stupid Stories
  23. 22. Luncheon Counters of the Worst Kind
  24. 23. The Barroom Scene
    Star Weevils
  25. 24. Return From the Planet of the Pigs
    Wonder Wart-hog
  26. 25. #178 [Wearing Out Their Cars]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced International Motoring Tips
  27. 26. Proposed Office Building Rip Off Press, Inc.
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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