(February 1971)

Apex Novelties, 1971 Series
 
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Apex Novelties
Brand:
Apex Novelties
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard modern US format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

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 - 5th print are all 0.50 USD cover price.
1st print February (actually May) 1971 has ad for Thrilling Murder Comics on inside front cover.
2nd print has ad for "Posters by R. Crumb" added to inside front cover.
3rd print has "Eric Fromm has a 3-Foot Long One" on inside front cover.
4th print has matte cover? 5th print has glossy cover? Both have Apex Novelties poster ad on inside of front cover.
6th print has 0.75 USD cover price with "Apex Treasury of Underground Comics" on inside front cover.
7th print has 0.75 USD cover price with "Classics in their own time" ad on inside front cover.


["Strickly upa crust!!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Angelfood McSpade
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Exposed to the light of day at last!! The primal human urge to kill !!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Eric Fromm advertisement for the first issue of Thrilling Murder Comics, plus info for posters, back issues and wholesale ordering.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; underground

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover ad that differs in later printings.

Pete the Plumber (Table of Contents)

Pete the Plumber / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete the Plumber; Plungo; Pete's Wife
Synopsis:
Despondent over unpaid bills and an accident caused by one of his repairs, Pete attempts suicide by flushing himself down the toilet. After passing through a jungle of pipes, he winds up in a very unusual place.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

"Dedicated to my good ol' Uncle Pete"

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Mr. Natural Stops Talking (Table of Contents)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 3 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:
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont
Reprints:

Horny Harriet Hotpants (Table of Contents)

Horny Harriet Hotpants / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Horny Harriet Hotpants; Orra Lee; Recta Lee; Snoid; Jesus
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Stinko's New Car (Table of Contents)

Stinko the Clown / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Stinko the Clown
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Stoned Agin! (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:
humor
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Don't Forget to Wipe Your Ass Folks! (Table of Contents)

Tommy Toilet / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tommy Toilet
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Image on back cover of issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Strickly upa crust!!"]
  2. 1. ["Exposed to the light of day at last!! The primal human urge to kill !!"]
    Thrilling Murder Comics
  3. 2. Pete the Plumber
    Pete the Plumber
  4. 3. Puzzle Page
  5. 4. Mr. Natural Stops Talking
    Mr. Natural
  6. 5. Horny Harriet Hotpants
    Horny Harriet Hotpants
  7. 6. Stinko's New Car
    Stinko the Clown
  8. 7. Stoned Agin!
  9. 8. Don't Forget to Wipe Your Ass Folks!
    Tommy Toilet
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  • Steven Samuels
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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