(September 1972)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
28
On-sale Date
1972-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Golden Gate Publishing Company
Brand
?
Editing
Robert Crumb ?
Color
Black and white
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date given in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
This issue has variants:

[A Comic for the Broad Masses!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

Reprints

On the Street with Shuman the Human (Table of Contents: 1)

Shuman the Human / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Max Crumb; Robert Crumb (signed as Bob Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as Bob Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as Bob Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb

Characters
Shuman the Human
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Confessions of R. Crumb (Table of Contents: 2)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb
Synopsis
Crumb sends up right wing patriotism and then is kicked out by a long lost Marx brother. He then changes into a fetus and is born again.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The R. Crumb $uck$e$$ Story (Table of Contents: 3)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Patricia Stays at Home (Table of Contents: 4)

Patricia Pig / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed)

Characters
Patricia Pig
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Superstar (Table of Contents: 5)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed)

Characters
Fritz the Cat; Abigail; Bruno Bear; Andrea Ostrich; Stevie; Ralphie; Johnny
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

The death of Fritz the Cat.

Crazy Ed (Table of Contents: 6)

Brilliant American Maniacs Series / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Pekar
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Harvey Pekar; Crazy Ed
Synopsis
Crazy Ed tells Harvey how he knew someone else with the same name.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This story is Pekar's comics debut.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A Comic for the Broad Masses!]
  2. 1. On the Street with Shuman the Human
    Shuman the Human
  3. 2. The Confessions of R. Crumb
    Robert Crumb
  4. 3. The R. Crumb $uck$e$$ Story
    Robert Crumb
  5. 4. Patricia Stays at Home
    Patricia Pig
  6. 5. Superstar
    Fritz the Cat
  7. 6. Crazy Ed
    Brilliant American Maniacs Series
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • R. S. Martin
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Steven Samuels