([July] 1968)

Apex Novelties, 1967 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1968-07-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only!!
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Apex Novelties
Brand
Apex Novelties
Editing
Robert Crumb

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Early printings by Apex Novelties. Later Printings by Print Mint or Last Gasp with the Apex Novelty logo still on the cover.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.

Apex Novelties-
1st print has 0.50 USD cover. Has heavy cover stock.

The Print Mint-
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover. Some have heavy cover stock, most have regular weight cover stock.
3rd print has 0.75 USD cover. 4th print has 1.00 USD cover.

Last Gasp-
5th print has 2.50 USD cover.
6th print has 2.95 USD cover. 7th print has 3.95 USD cover. 8th print has 4.95 USD cover.

In This Issue! Gags, Jokes and Kozmic Trooths (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
E Plurbus Unum!
Characters
Mice; Ducks; Eyeballs
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the Complete Zap Box Set volume one. Spelled exactly as shown on the page.

Hamburger Hi-jinx featuring Cheesis K. Reist (Table of Contents: 2)

Cheesis K. Reist / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cheesis K. Reist; Mr. Grillman
Synopsis
Cheesis' life goes downhill after eating a hamburger.
Reprints

PIG (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
15 panels of abstractions, with kiwi, mouse, alligators, duck head.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Angelfood McSpade / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's Sock-a-Delic - She's All Heart
Characters
Angelfood McSpade; Cops; Officially Sanctioned Researchers
Reprints
Keywords
adult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hike
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
A completely surreal vignette featuring Mickey Mouse-style figures and other cartoon animals.
Reprints

Luna Toon (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Another non-linear sequence featuring Mickey Mouse-style figures in a surreal landscape.
Reprints

The Hog Ridin' Fools (Table of Contents: 7)

The Checkered Demon / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

Characters
Tess; Checkered Demon; Archie; Leroy; Beverly; Ramona; Wes; Felix; Goon; Bernice; Howard; Bartender; Bernice's Girlfriend; Tossed Hog Owner
Reprints

Mamam (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Characters
Mr. Peanut
Synopsis
One pager with an early abstraction of Mr. Peanut. Twelve panels with a surreal landscape.
Reprints

[He's shitting] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Madge
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

One pager of scatalogical humor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Surreal one-pager with abstracted cartoon ducks. Nine wordless panels in a surreal landscape.
Reprints

Bombs Away (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Boss; Cooky
Reprints

Head First (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Completely surreal one-pager with (among other things) a flying skull, an abstracted bear on a unicycle and a frog.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Pencils
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Inks
Victor Moscoso (signed)
Letters
Victor Moscoso (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Surreal one-pager with Escher-like boxes, a saxaphonist, cartoon ducks and an abstracted Mr. Peanut.
Nine panels laid out in the landscape format.
Reprints

OXO 69 (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

Reprints

Alohaoahola (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin (signed)
Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Non-linear image that can be read as a comic or as a stand-alone image.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Natural / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
S. Clay Wilson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hm!! Some of these students of mine haven't been making their monthly payments of late!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Natural; Flakey Foont; Holy Ned
Synopsis
Mr. Natural heads to "Sham Francisco" to collect payment from delinquent students and runs into several of his imitators.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Valhala (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin
Pencils
Rick Griffin
Inks
Rick Griffin
Letters
Rick Griffin

Reprints

Omo Bob (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Rick Griffin
Pencils
Rick Griffin
Inks
Rick Griffin
Letters
Rick Griffin

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Oxo B'Eppo (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Griffin
Inks
Rick Griffin
Letters
Rick Griffin

Reprints
Keywords
camels; gladiators; hot dogs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Joe how ya doin?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Joe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Griffin's angelic and demonic flying eyeballs.

Sequence on inside back cover with abstracted duck and mouse.

Some information for this sequence from Denis Wheary via the GCD Error Tracker.

Zap Comics Tells It Like It Is!! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In This Issue! Gags, Jokes and Kozmic Trooths
  2. 1. ["E Plurbus Unum!"]
  3. 2. Hamburger Hi-jinx featuring Cheesis K. Reist
    Cheesis K. Reist
  4. 3. PIG
  5. 4. ["She's Sock-a-Delic - She's All Heart"]
    Angelfood McSpade
  6. 5. ["Hike"]
  7. 6. Luna Toon
  8. 7. The Hog Ridin' Fools
    The Checkered Demon
  9. 8. Mamam
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Peanut
  11. 10. [He's shitting]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Bombs Away
  14. 13. Head First
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. OXO 69
  18. 17. Alohaoahola
  19. 18. ["Hm!! Some of these students of mine haven't been making their monthly payments of late!"]
    Mr. Natural
  20. 19. Valhala
  21. 20. Omo Bob
  22. 21. Oxo B'Eppo
  23. 22. ["Hello Joe how ya doin?"]
  24. 23. Zap Comics Tells It Like It Is!!
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