(1985)

Rip Off Press, 1983 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Rip Off Press
Brand:
Rip Off Press
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print 1985 has 2.00 USD cover price.
2nd print has 2.50 USD cover price.
3rd print has 3.25 USD cover price.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fat Freddy; Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult

["Whew I gotta quit reading all those comic books..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy
Synopsis:
Fat Freddy has some wild dreams.

Indexer Notes

The strip ends with Fat Freddy falling out of bed in a Little Nemo homage. Inside front cover with indicia information at bottom of page.

["What a swell party!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy

["Shoo!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy
Synopsis:
Fat Freddy tries to hypnotise his cat.

["Come on, I'll teach you how to cross the street..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Good Afternoon. I represent the cute cats union."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Synopsis:
A new racket.

["Uncle F. why do humans wear the pelts of animals...."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Help me! Help me! I'm being held prisoner..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Pet shop owner
Synopsis:
The cat performs a rescue.

["Unemployed, eh?"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Synopsis:
The cat is offered a job.

Indexer Notes

Due to the French theme of the gag, this strip is actually titled Les Aventures du Chat de Fat Freddy.

["Uncle F, why is it that humans want to keep cats as pets?"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Synopsis:
Why cats are pets.

["Too bad cats don't like to go to the beach."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Hey, you damn kittens be quiet."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Yik! Not again!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas; Fat Freddy
Synopsis:
Another mess on the floor.

["What's my cat doing out here?"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy
Synopsis:
There's an intruder in the house.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["You were a lot funnier when you were a little kitten!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy; Phineas
Synopsis:
The old days
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["Uncle F, we'd like to talk to you!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Come on outside! Let's do some caterwauling."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Why do the humans insist on using spray enamel..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Synopsis:
How cats spray grafitti.

["Wow! That guy has trained his cat to ride around..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas
Synopsis:
Fat Freddy tries to teach an old cat a new trick.

["Good afternoon, Sir. I'm taking an opinion poll..."] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy; Poll taker

["Arrrrghh! I stepped in another pile of dog shit!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy; Dog Owner

No. 368 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
All about the Citroen 2CV.

Indexer Notes

Single page gags.

France (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A look at French cars

#682 Places Of Particular Automotive Interest (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Number 303 (Table of Contents)

Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

No. 111 Honk Therapy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to honk effectively.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The French Push (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How friendly French drivers help the 2CV along.

["Notice annoying reflection."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

No. 275 This Week: London (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A look at London traffic.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

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

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Cars aren't being worn out as fast as they should be.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

#149 [The Hurry Tax] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Why not pay to change a red light?
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#113 The Urban Equalizer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The ideal car for the offensive driver.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

#115 [Defective Cars and Incompetent Drivers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to deal with incompetent drivers.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Fables of Freddy: How Hashish Got Its Name (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy; Phineas; Freewheelin' Franklin

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside of back cover.

[Upstairs, Downstairs Motor Home Conversion] (Table of Contents)

Double-Decker Bus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to convert a bus into a home.

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover of issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fat Freddy
  2. 1. ["Whew I gotta quit reading all those comic books..."]
    Fat Freddy
  3. 2. ["What a swell party!"]
    Fat Freddy
  4. 3. ["Shoo!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  5. 4. ["Come on, I'll teach you how to cross the street..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  6. 5. ["Good Afternoon. I represent the cute cats union."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  7. 6. ["Uncle F. why do humans wear the pelts of animals...."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  8. 7. ["Help me! Help me! I'm being held prisoner..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  9. 8. ["Unemployed, eh?"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  10. 9. ["Uncle F, why is it that humans want to keep cats as pets?"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  11. 10. ["Too bad cats don't like to go to the beach."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  12. 11. ["Hey, you damn kittens be quiet."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  13. 12. ["Yik! Not again!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  14. 13. ["What's my cat doing out here?"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  15. 14. ["You were a lot funnier when you were a little kitten!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  16. 15. ["Uncle F, we'd like to talk to you!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  17. 16. ["Come on outside! Let's do some caterwauling."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  18. 17. ["Why do the humans insist on using spray enamel..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  19. 18. ["Wow! That guy has trained his cat to ride around..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  20. 19. ["Good afternoon, Sir. I'm taking an opinion poll..."]
    Fat Freddy
  21. 20. ["Arrrrghh! I stepped in another pile of dog shit!"]
    Fat Freddy
  22. 21. No. 368
    Gilbert Shelton's International Motoring Tips
  23. 22. France
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Trips
  24. 23. #682 Places Of Particular Automotive Interest
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Trips
  25. 24. Number 303
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  26. 25. No. 111 Honk Therapy
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  27. 26. The French Push
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  28. 27. ["Notice annoying reflection."]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  29. 28. No. 275 This Week: London
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  30. 29. #178 [Wearing Out Their Cars]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  31. 30. #149 [The Hurry Tax]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  32. 31. #113 The Urban Equalizer
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  33. 32. #115 [Defective Cars and Incompetent Drivers]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips
  34. 33. Fables of Freddy: How Hashish Got Its Name
    Fat Freddy
  35. 34. [Upstairs, Downstairs Motor Home Conversion]
    Double-Decker Bus
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