([June] 1973)

Apex Novelties, 1973 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
28
On-sale Date
1973
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Apex Novelties
Brand
Apex Novelties
Editing
Robert Crumb
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Copyright held by Robert Crumb.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print June 1973 has 0.50 USD cover price and no(?) '(c) 1973 by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.
2nd print has 0.50 USD cover price and has '(c) by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.
3rd print has 0.75 USD cover price and has '(c) by R. Crumb' at bottom of inside front cover.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attention all personnel!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Will Shade; Ishman Bracey; Crazy Ed; Erton Snoody; Bill the Pill; Snoid (cameo)
Reprints

Squirrely the Squirrel (Table of Contents: 1)

Squirrely the Squirrel / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Squirrely the Squirrel; Farnsworth the Fox; Woman; Policeman
Synopsis
Squirrely destroys Farnsworth's garden and throws pesticide into his face in this brutal send-up.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence begins on inside front cover.

Namby Pamby and Her Friends (Table of Contents: 2)

Namby Pamby / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Namby Pamby; "Stoopid Jerk"; Billy Love
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Patricia Goes Shopping (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Patricia Pig; Suzy
Synopsis
Patricia and Suzy go to a new mall.
Reprints

Bill the Pill (Table of Contents: 4)

Bill the Pill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Bill the Pill
Reprints

Big Fine Legs (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Snoid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Snoid
Synopsis
Mr. Snoid is so enthralled by a woman's legs that he follows her across town.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

R. Crumb versus The Sisterhood (Table of Contents: 6)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "The Victim" Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "The Victim" Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "The Victim" Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "The Victim" Crumb)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb; Judy; Big Kate
Synopsis
After Crumb pulls a prank on Judy, Big Kate from the women's group comes out to settle the score. As Crumb puts it at the end, "another infantile fantasy from a sick, immature mind...."
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence ends on inside of back cover.

Those Goddamn Blues (Table of Contents: 7)

Will Shade & Ishman Bracey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Will Shade; Ishman Bracey; Jennie
Reprints
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Attention all personnel!!"]
  2. 1. Squirrely the Squirrel
    Squirrely the Squirrel
  3. 2. Namby Pamby and Her Friends
    Namby Pamby
  4. 3. Patricia Goes Shopping
    Patricia Pig
  5. 4. Bill the Pill
    Bill the Pill
  6. 5. Big Fine Legs
    Mr. Snoid
  7. 6. R. Crumb versus The Sisterhood
    Robert Crumb
  8. 7. Those Goddamn Blues
    Will Shade & Ishman Bracey
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