(Winter 1988)

Rip Off Press, 1977 Series
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Price:
3.50 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
four times annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Rip Off Press, Inc.
Brand:
Rip Off Press Inc.
Editing:
Kathe Todd
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

20th Anniv. Special (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gilbert Shelton
Inks:
Gilbert Shelton
Colors:
Guy Colwell
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The words "Rip Off" in title also have small images of characters in/on the letters.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kathe Todd
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text with a listing of the contents of the issue.

Rip Off Press 20 Years (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (title logo)
Inks:
? (title logo)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title logo with indicia information at bottom of page.

Rip Off Press The Golden Era (Table of Contents: 3)

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]

Reprints:

The Real Story According to Fred Todd (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Todd
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
History of Rip Off Press up through 1987 with black and white photoes.

Hey Kidskis, What Time Is It..?? (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Joe / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joshua Quagmire
Pencils:
Joshua Quagmire
Inks:
Joshua Quagmire
Letters:
Joshua Quagmire

Characters:
Uncle Joe

Rip Off Land - Rip Off Press Looks at Itself (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Text with images of art used in Rip Off Press publications over the years.

Night Shift! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Rip Off Comix Syndicate News (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two example pages of "Rip Off Comix Syndicate News."

The Rip Off Press Private Bus (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration with descriptive text underneath.

Another Typical Day at the Rip Off Press (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kathe Todd
Pencils:
Kathe Todd
Inks:
Kathe Todd
Letters:
Kathe Todd

Urban Paradise (Table of Contents: 11)

Freak Brothers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Freak Brothers
Reprints:

Rip Off Press in the Age of Movie Money (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Guy Colwell
Pencils:
Guy Colwell
Inks:
Guy Colwell
Letters:
Guy Colwell

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ronn Foss
Pencils:
Ronn Foss
Inks:
Ronn Foss
Letters:
Ronn Foss

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Janis Joplin; Jimi Hendrix

1969 (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
Trina Robbins

Characters:
Wonder Wart-hog

Magazines Called Rip Off (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Text article with cover reproductions of "The Rip Off Review of Western Culture", "Rip Off Comix" #1-10, "Rip Off" #11-13 (though #13 was never published) and "The New Rip Off Comix" #14-20.

Comics Before 1969 (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (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]

The Watermelon Baby Acid Trip (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Siergey
Pencils:
Jim Siergey
Inks:
Jim Siergey
Letters:
Jim Siergey

The Conclusive Argument (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Spain Rodriguez [as M. Spain Rodriguez] (signed)
Pencils:
Spain Rodriguez [as M. Spain Rodriguez] (signed)
Inks:
Spain Rodriguez [as M. Spain Rodriguez] (signed)
Letters:
Spain Rodriguez [as M. Spain Rodriguez] (signed)

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Spain Rodriguez; Gilbert Shelton
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

Paul Mavrides - Fabulous Furry Collaborator (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Mavrides
Pencils:
Paul Mavrides
Inks:
Paul Mavrides
Letters:
Typeset; Paul Mavrides

Characters:
Fat Freddy's Cat; Freak Brothers; Zippy the Pinhead

Indexer Notes

Text article interview from Knockabout Comic, London, England and "two jam strips done by Paul and whichever other zany cartoonist happened to be around at the time."

Twisted Image (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ace Backwords
Pencils:
Ace Backwords
Inks:
Ace Backwords
Letters:
Ace Backwords

Y'say It's Yer Birthday! 'Smy Birthday Tooo, Yeah! (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Welz
Pencils:
Larry Welz
Inks:
Larry Welz
Letters:
Larry Welz

Characters:
Cherry Poptart

Indexer Notes

Cherry Poptart appears, un-named, in first panel only.

Zippy Congratulates Rip-Off Press (Table of Contents: 22)

Zippy the Pinhead / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead

Reality for Da' Mice (Table of Contents: 23)

Miami Mice / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Bode
Pencils:
Mark Bode
Inks:
Mark Bode
Letters:
Mark Bode

Characters:
Miami Mice

My Cosmic Connection with Rip Off Press (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. L. Crabb
Pencils:
R. L. Crabb
Inks:
R. L. Crabb
Letters:
R. L. Crabb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Further Adventures (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (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]

Characters:
Jesus; Dr. Feelgood; Dorman's Doggie
Reprints:

A Message from President George (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joshua Quagmire
Pencils:
Joshua Quagmire
Inks:
Joshua Quagmire
Letters:
Joshua Quagmire

Where to Buy 'Em (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

List of stores that sell Rip Off Press publications.

Northern California's Answer to Disneyland (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Image one back cover of issue.