([March] 1978)

Rip Off Press, 1977 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Rip Off Press, Inc.
Brand
Rip Off Press Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Black and white interior; Color covers
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US (#1-10); Standard US magazine format (#11-31)
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Underground Comix are known for using different prices, covers (art or color variations) and/or interior content to distinguish between printings.
1st print has 0.75 USD cover price.
2nd print has 1.25 USD cover price.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Wart-hog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gilbert Shelton; Ted Richards; Dave Sheridan; Fred Schrier; Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]; R. L. Rippee
Inks
Gilbert Shelton; Ted Richards; Dave Sheridan; Fred Schrier; Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]; R. L. Rippee
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Wonder Wart-hog; Freak Brothers; Dealer McDope; Forty Year Old Hippie; Griffith Observatory; Fat Freddy's Cat; Nerds
Keywords
adult

E. Z. Wolf's Kangaroo Court (Table of Contents: 1)

E. Z. Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

Characters
E. Z. Wolf
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with indicia information at bottom of page.

He Who Hesitates (Table of Contents: 2)

Freak Brothers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton; Manfred Mroczkowski (story inspiration)
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Characters
Freak Brothers
Reprints
Keywords
adult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell us some history, Uncle F.!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints

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

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why is it that we're supposed to refer to you as our Uncle...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints

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

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clickity clickity clickity
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, cat! Wake up and play!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints

Objective Study (Table of Contents: 7)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Normals (Table of Contents: 8)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

The 'Zine Scene (Table of Contents: 9)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

Ostentatious Humility (Table of Contents: 10)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Worriers (Table of Contents: 11)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

Media Addicts (Table of Contents: 12)

Griffith Observatory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Letters
Bill Griffith

Reprints
Keywords
adult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is no time for crazy trips!!
Characters
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis
Pyramid hats
Reprints
Keywords
adult

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

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A young super dope dealer has discovered our living legend...
Characters
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis
Primo collection.
Reprints
Keywords
adult

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

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, we were wondering if you've ever had a straight job?
Characters
Forty Year Old Hippie
Reprints
Keywords
adult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our attention is first directed toward the advertisement...
Characters
Forty Year Old Hippie
Synopsis
Holistic Kazoo Workshop
Reprints
Keywords
adult

A Different Drummer (Table of Contents: 17)

Forty Year Old Hippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards
Pencils
Ted Richards
Inks
Ted Richards
Letters
Ted Richards

Characters
Forty Year Old Hippie
Reprints
Keywords
adult

The Wings of Charley (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Pencils
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Inks
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]
Letters
Harry Driggs [as R. Diggs]

Genre
adventure
Reprints

The Islands (Table of Contents: 19)

Dealer McDope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Dealer McDope; Flo Wiffit; O'Brian; Toker
Synopsis
Dealer McDope and his lady friend Flo Wiffit travel to an island to attend a party.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; marijuana

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Nerds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What crap! How can you stand to watch that mindless garbage?
Characters
Nerds
Keywords
adult

Unspeakably Stupid! (Table of Contents: 21)

Stupid Stories / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schrier
Pencils
Fred Schrier
Inks
Fred Schrier
Letters
Fred Schrier

Genre
adventure
Characters
Clyde Hasselroad [Clyde Hassleroad]

Indexer Notes

Character Clyde's last name alternately spelled Hassleroad in other strips.

Luncheon Counters of the Worst Kind (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larry Rippee
Pencils
Larry Rippee
Inks
Larry Rippee
Letters
Larry Rippee

Genre
adventure

The Barroom Scene (Table of Contents: 23)

Star Weevils / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Michael Leonard
Pencils
J. Michael Leonard
Inks
J. Michael Leonard
Letters
J. Michael Leonard

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Star Weevils

Return From the Planet of the Pigs (Table of Contents: 24)

Wonder Wart-hog / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Wonder Wart-hog
Reprints

#178 [Wearing Out Their Cars] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside of back cover.

Proposed Office Building Rip Off Press, Inc. (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Image and text on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Wart-hog
  2. 1. E. Z. Wolf's Kangaroo Court
    E. Z. Wolf
  3. 2. He Who Hesitates
    Freak Brothers
  4. 3. ["Tell us some history, Uncle F.!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  5. 4. ["Why is it that we're supposed to refer to you as our Uncle..."]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  6. 5. ["Clickity clickity clickity"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  7. 6. ["C'mon, cat! Wake up and play!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  8. 7. Objective Study
    Griffith Observatory
  9. 8. The Normals
    Griffith Observatory
  10. 9. The 'Zine Scene
    Griffith Observatory
  11. 10. Ostentatious Humility
    Griffith Observatory
  12. 11. The Worriers
    Griffith Observatory
  13. 12. Media Addicts
    Griffith Observatory
  14. 13. ["This is no time for crazy trips!!"]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  15. 14. ["A young super dope dealer has discovered our living legend..."]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  16. 15. ["You know, we were wondering if you've ever had a straight job?"]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  17. 16. ["Our attention is first directed toward the advertisement..."]
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  18. 17. A Different Drummer
    Forty Year Old Hippie
  19. 18. The Wings of Charley
  20. 19. The Islands
    Dealer McDope
  21. 20. ["What crap! How can you stand to watch that mindless garbage?"]
    Nerds
  22. 21. Unspeakably Stupid!
    Stupid Stories
  23. 22. Luncheon Counters of the Worst Kind
  24. 23. The Barroom Scene
    Star Weevils
  25. 24. Return From the Planet of the Pigs
    Wonder Wart-hog
  26. 25. #178 [Wearing Out Their Cars]
    Gilbert Shelton's Advanced International Motoring Tips
  27. 26. Proposed Office Building Rip Off Press, Inc.
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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