(1973)

Rip Off Press, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
[none]
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Rip Off Press, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interior
Binding:
Softcover

Issue Notes

No price or ISBN listed.


Comix (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed) (painting)
Letters:
Dave Sheridan ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Best of the Rip Off Press volume I (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

title page, indicia page, table of contents

Out of the Ashes (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Manfred
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson; ? (photo)
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gilbert Shelton (photo); Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (photo); Robert Crumb (photo); Fred Schrier (photo); Dave Sheridan (photo); Spain Rodriguez (photo); Greg Irons (photo); Robert Williams (photo); Jim Franklin (photo); S. Clay Wilson (photo); Jesus Christ

Indexer Notes

A two-page intro is accompanied by eleven photo head shots of the artists with a small S. Clay Wilson illustration. Right after the first intro page there is a full-page illustration which is indexed just below.

["If this is what happened to your old man's head when he finally read one of the comics"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Pencils:
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Inks:
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Letters:
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)

Reprints:

Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc. (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprints the Comics Code Authority's code in its entirety

["We sit... in patience"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)

Characters:
Lester Prong
Synopsis:
Lester Prong from the Comics Code Authority is attacked by zombies who have risen from the sewer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This also appeared in the East Village Other vol. 4 #22 (April 30, 1969)

["The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Synopsis:
A satirical paranoid rant from Crumb, as he suspects fumes from his ink bottle is actually poison gas planted by a government agent.
Reprints:

[“Viva la Revolucion!”] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lenore Goldberg; Bob

Indexer Notes

The very last panel from the following story blown up to full-page size

Lenore Goldberg and Her Girl Commandos (Table of Contents)

Lenore Goldberg / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Lenore Goldberg; Janet Jones; Muncie; Bob
Synopsis:
Lenore and the commandos barge into a gathering of intellectuals to make a statement on female liberation.
Reprints:

And Now, A Word to You Feminist Women (Table of Contents)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 1 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; satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Crumb
Reprints:

Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Franklin
Pencils:
Jim Franklin
Inks:
Jim Franklin
Letters:
Jim Franklin

Characters:
Policeman
Synopsis:
An armadillo grows on a cop's head and consumes him.
Reprints:

Wonder Wart-Hog and the Invasion of the Pigs From Uranus! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Wonder Warthog [Philbert Desanex]; Editor; The Emperor; James; Richard Milhous Nixon (death); Spiro T. Agnew
Synopsis:
The Emperor of Uranus sends his army to invade Earth after he hears that it's being riddled by conservationists.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dated April 1970

[“If I should DIE 'fore the REST of you should,”] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Sweet Funk (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Franklin
Pencils:
Jim Franklin
Inks:
Jim Franklin
Letters:
Jim Franklin

Reprints:

U.S. Armydillo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Franklin
Pencils:
Jim Franklin
Inks:
Jim Franklin
Letters:
Jim Franklin

Synopsis:
A group of soldiers transform to armadillos after being ordered to go “at ease.”
Reprints:

Raw War Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Irons [as Irons]
Pencils:
Greg Irons [as Irons]
Inks:
Greg Irons [as Irons]
Letters:
Greg Irons [as Irons]

Genre:
advocacy; war
Characters:
Slugger McCord; Ace Johnson; Joe Spence; Major “Tuck” Pucker; Quan Hoy
Synopsis:
Five soldiers meet their untimely end in this anti-war story.
Reprints:

Space Age Shanannyguns (Table of Contents)

Speedy Spivac & Tomorrow Topkins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Williams
Pencils:
Robert Williams
Inks:
Robert Williams
Letters:
Robert Williams

Characters:
Speedy Spivac; Tomorrow Topkins
Reprints:

[“Gad”] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Likely a Fred Schrier panel but not from any story from this book.

Word Salad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Pencils:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Inks:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Letters:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Mr. Fibbing; Winslow
Reprints:

The Balloon Salesman (Table of Contents)

Mean Mr. Mustard / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Pencils:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Inks:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]
Letters:
Fred Schrier [as F. Schrier]

Characters:
Mean Mr. Mustard; Kid #1; Kid #2
Reprints:

The Doings of Dealer McDope (Table of Contents)

Dealer McDope / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy
Characters:
Stanley; Bus Driver; Frank; Dealer McDope; Petipoo; Ernie; The King; Shnitski
Reprints:

[“Receiving orders by braille.”] (Table of Contents)

Tricky Prickears / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Tricky Prickears
Synopsis:
The police control board pull a prank on Tricky.
Reprints:

Theme Song From the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers (Table of Contents)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Jesus Christ; Mao Tse-tung
Reprints:

["I just love that shit-kickin' music!"] (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints:

Getting "Up" to Vote (Table of Contents)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 0.88 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Coontny Splatterfoont; Oat Willie
Reprints:

Don't Forget to Register and Vote (Table of Contents)

Fat Freddy / public service announcement / 0.12 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fat Freddy
Reprints:

The Origin of Trashman (Table of Contents)

Trashman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Trashman [Harry Barnes]
Reprints:

Trashman Meets the Fighting She Devils (Table of Contents)

Trashman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Trashman [Harry Barnes]; Nasty Elaine; Dr. Eugene Cranker; Thelma; Odette; Betty Lou; Luciele; Emile Nitrate
Reprints:
Keywords:
underground

Afterwards (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. Clay Wilson
Pencils:
S. Clay Wilson
Inks:
S. Clay Wilson
Letters:
S. Clay Wilson

Reprints:

Eyeball Kicks (Table of Contents)

Eggs Ackley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Eggs Ackley; Crow #1; Crow #2
Synopsis:
A pair of crows steal Ackley's eyes.
Reprints:

More Deep Meaning Gommigs (Table of Contents)

Jeannie and Her Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jeannie; Savannah Foomo
Reprints:

All Meat Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Scenes from the Revolution: The Legendary Dope Famine of '69 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This also appeared in The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers #1 (Rip Off Press, 1971)

The Freaks Pull a Heist! (Table of Contents)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Grocery Store Clerk
Synopsis:
Unable to buy any junk food because he's short on cash, Fat Freddy gets into a violent withdrawal state. The Bros. decide to pull a heist on a grocery store in order to get Freddy some food.
Reprints:

The Intruder (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]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor; Antiques Dealer
Reprints:

Jesus Meets the Armed Services (Table of Contents)

Jesus / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Pencils:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Inks:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]
Letters:
Frank Stack [as Foolbert Sturgeon]

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jesus Christ; Sarge; Maud Mae; Dr. Conscripto
Synopsis:
Jesus is forcibly inscribed into the Armed Forces after being seen walking around in his robe.
Reprints:

["I got a million of 'em!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Sketchum / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Sketchum
Reprints:

[Like to Ride? Then Climb Aboard the Big Ass] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Rip Off Press is Hot! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed)
Inks:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed)
Letters:
Dave Sheridan [as Sheridan] (signed)

Reprints:
  • from ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

["Don't You Think It's Time to Stop Watching T.V.?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Comix
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Best of the Rip Off Press volume I
  4. 3. Out of the Ashes
  5. 4. ["If this is what happened to your old man's head when he finally read one of the comics"]
  6. 5. Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc.
  7. 6. ["We sit... in patience"]
  8. 7. ["The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!"]
  9. 8. [“Viva la Revolucion!”]
  10. 9. Lenore Goldberg and Her Girl Commandos
    Lenore Goldberg
  11. 10. And Now, A Word to You Feminist Women
    Robert Crumb
  12. 11. Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew!
  13. 12. Wonder Wart-Hog and the Invasion of the Pigs From Uranus!
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  14. 13. [“If I should DIE 'fore the REST of you should,”]
  15. 14. Sweet Funk
  16. 15. U.S. Armydillo
  17. 16. Raw War Comics
  18. 17. Space Age Shanannyguns
    Speedy Spivac & Tomorrow Topkins
  19. 18. [“Gad”]
  20. 19. Word Salad
  21. 20. The Balloon Salesman
    Mean Mr. Mustard
  22. 21. The Doings of Dealer McDope
    Dealer McDope
  23. 22. [“Receiving orders by braille.”]
    Tricky Prickears
  24. 23. Theme Song From the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  25. 24. ["I just love that shit-kickin' music!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  26. 25. Getting "Up" to Vote
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  27. 26. Don't Forget to Register and Vote
    Fat Freddy
  28. 27. The Origin of Trashman
    Trashman
  29. 28. Trashman Meets the Fighting She Devils
    Trashman
  30. 29. Afterwards
  31. 30. Eyeball Kicks
    Eggs Ackley
  32. 31. More Deep Meaning Gommigs
    Jeannie and Her Friends
  33. 32. All Meat Comics
  34. 33. Scenes from the Revolution: The Legendary Dope Famine of '69
  35. 34. The Freaks Pull a Heist!
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  36. 35. The Intruder
  37. 36. Jesus Meets the Armed Services
    Jesus
  38. 37. ["I got a million of 'em!"]
    Mr. Sketchum
  39. 38. [Like to Ride? Then Climb Aboard the Big Ass]
  40. 39. The Rip Off Press is Hot!
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. ["Don't You Think It's Time to Stop Watching T.V.?"]
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