(1973)

Rip Off Press, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
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[none]
Pages
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Rip Off Press, Inc.
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Issue Notes

No price or ISBN listed. Later(?) printing with 3.50 USD cover price; not marked as later printing.

Comix (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Sheridan (signed as Sheridan)
Inks
Dave Sheridan (signed as Sheridan)
Colors
Dave Sheridan (signed as Sheridan)
Letters
Dave Sheridan ?

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


The Best of the Rip Off Press volume I (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

title page, indicia page, table of contents

Out of the Ashes (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Manfred Mroczowski ? (credited as Manfred)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson; ? (photo)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gilbert Shelton (photo); Jack Jackson [as Jaxon] (photo); Robert Crumb (photo); Fred Schrier (photo); Dave Sheridan (photo); Spain Rodriguez (photo); Greg Irons (photo); Robert Williams (photo); Jim Franklin (photo); S. Clay Wilson (photo); Foolbert Sturgeon [Jesus Christ]

Indexer Notes

Foreword dated San Francisco, October 1972.

A two-page intro is accompanied by eleven photo head shots of the artists with a small S. Clay Wilson illustration. Right after the first intro page there is a full-page illustration which is indexed just below.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Pencils
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Inks
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)
Letters
Dave Sheridan (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If this is what happened to your old man's head when he finally read one of the comics
Reprints

Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc. (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprints the Comics Code Authority's code in its entirety

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

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Inks
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)
Letters
Spain Rodriguez (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We sit... in patience
Characters
Lester Prong
Synopsis
Lester Prong from the Comics Code Authority is attacked by zombies who have risen from the sewer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This also appeared in the East Village Other vol. 4 #22 (April 30, 1969)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb
Synopsis
A satirical paranoid rant from Crumb, as he suspects fumes from his ink bottle is actually poison gas planted by a government agent.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Viva la Revolucion!
Characters
Lenore Goldberg; Bob

Indexer Notes

The very last panel from the following story blown up to full-page size

Lenore Goldberg and Her Girl Commandos (Table of Contents: 9)

Lenore Goldberg / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Lenore Goldberg; Janet Jones; Muncie; Bob
Synopsis
Lenore and the commandos barge into a gathering of intellectuals to make a statement on female liberation.
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And Now, A Word to You Feminist Women (Table of Contents: 10)

Robert Crumb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Robert Crumb
Reprints

Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin
Pencils
Jim Franklin
Inks
Jim Franklin
Letters
Jim Franklin

Characters
Policeman
Synopsis
An armadillo grows on a cop's head and consumes him.
Reprints

Wonder Wart-Hog and the Invasion of the Pigs From Uranus! (Table of Contents: 12)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Wonder Warthog [Philbert Desanex]; Editor; The Emperor; James; Richard Milhous Nixon (death); Spiro T. Agnew
Synopsis
The Emperor of Uranus sends his army to invade Earth after he hears that it's being riddled by conservationists.
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Indexer Notes

Dated April 1970

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I should DIE 'fore the REST of you should,
Reprints

Sweet Funk (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin
Pencils
Jim Franklin
Inks
Jim Franklin
Letters
Jim Franklin

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U.S. Armydillo (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin
Pencils
Jim Franklin
Inks
Jim Franklin
Letters
Jim Franklin

Synopsis
A group of soldiers transform to armadillos after being ordered to go “at ease.”
Reprints

Raw War Comics (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Irons (credited as Irons)
Pencils
Greg Irons (credited as Irons)
Inks
Greg Irons (credited as Irons)
Letters
Greg Irons (credited as Irons)

Genre
advocacy; war
Characters
Slugger McCord; Ace Johnson; Joe Spence; Major “Tuck” Pucker; Quan Hoy
Synopsis
Five soldiers meet their untimely end in this anti-war story.
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Space Age Shanannyguns (Table of Contents: 17)

Speedy Spivac & Tomorrow Topkins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Williams
Pencils
Robert Williams
Inks
Robert Williams
Letters
Robert Williams

Characters
Speedy Spivac; Tomorrow Topkins
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gad
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Likely a Fred Schrier panel but not from any story from this book.

Word Salad (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mr. Fibbing; Winslow
Reprints

The Balloon Salesman (Table of Contents: 20)

Mean Mr. Mustard / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mean Mr. Mustard; Kid #1; Kid #2
Reprints

The Doings of Dealer McDope (Table of Contents: 21)

Dealer McDope / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stanley; Bus Driver; Frank; Dealer McDope; Petipoo; Ernie; The King; Shnitski
Reprints

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

Tricky Prickears / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Receiving orders by braille.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Tricky Prickears
Synopsis
The police control board pull a prank on Tricky.
Reprints

Theme Song From the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers (Table of Contents: 23)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Jesus Christ; Mao Tse-tung
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Fat Freddy's Cat / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just love that shit-kickin' music!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fat Freddy's Cat
Reprints

Getting "Up" to Vote (Table of Contents: 25)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 0.88 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Coontny Splatterfoont; Oat Willie
Reprints

Don't Forget to Register and Vote (Table of Contents: 26)

Fat Freddy / public service announcement / 0.12 page (report information)

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

Characters
Fat Freddy
Reprints

The Origin of Trashman (Table of Contents: 27)

Trashman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Genre
adventure; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Trashman [Harry Barnes]
Reprints

Trashman Meets the Fighting She Devils (Table of Contents: 28)

Trashman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Spain Rodriguez
Pencils
Spain Rodriguez
Inks
Spain Rodriguez
Letters
Spain Rodriguez

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Trashman [Harry Barnes]; Nasty Elaine; Dr. Eugene Cranker; Thelma; Odette; Betty Lou; Luciele; Emile Nitrate
Reprints
Keywords
underground

Afterwards (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Eyeball Kicks (Table of Contents: 30)

Eggs Ackley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Eggs Ackley; Crow #1; Crow #2
Synopsis
A pair of crows steal Ackley's eyes.
Reprints

More Deep Meaning Gommigs (Table of Contents: 31)

Jeannie and Her Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Jeannie; Savannah Foomo
Reprints

All Meat Comics (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Scenes from the Revolution: The Legendary Dope Famine of '69 (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This also appeared in The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers #1 (Rip Off Press, 1971)

The Freaks Pull a Heist! (Table of Contents: 34)

Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers [Fat Freddy; Freewheelin' Franklin; Phineas T. Freakears]; Grocery Store Clerk
Synopsis
Unable to buy any junk food because he's short on cash, Fat Freddy gets into a violent withdrawal state. The Bros. decide to pull a heist on a grocery store in order to get Freddy some food.
Reprints

The Intruder (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Jackson
Pencils
Jack Jackson
Inks
Jack Jackson
Letters
Jack Jackson

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor; Antiques Dealer
Reprints

Jesus Meets the Armed Services (Table of Contents: 36)

Jesus / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Stack
Pencils
Frank Stack
Inks
Frank Stack
Letters
Frank Stack

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jesus Christ; Sarge; Maud Mae; Dr. Conscripto
Synopsis
Jesus is forcibly inscribed into the Armed Forces after being seen walking around in his robe.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got a million of 'em!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Sketchum
Reprints

[Like to Ride? Then Climb Aboard the Big Ass] (Table of Contents: 38)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "Hot Rod" Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "Hot Rod" Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "Hot Rod" Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed as R. "Hot Rod" Crumb)

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Rip Off Press is Hot! (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Comix
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Best of the Rip Off Press volume I
  4. 3. Out of the Ashes
  5. 4. ["If this is what happened to your old man's head when he finally read one of the comics"]
  6. 5. Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc.
  7. 6. ["We sit... in patience"]
  8. 7. ["The fact of the matter is, I know they're trying to get me because I bring you the TRUTH!"]
    Robert Crumb
  9. 8. ["Viva la Revolucion!"]
  10. 9. Lenore Goldberg and Her Girl Commandos
    Lenore Goldberg
  11. 10. And Now, A Word to You Feminist Women
    Robert Crumb
  12. 11. Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew!
  13. 12. Wonder Wart-Hog and the Invasion of the Pigs From Uranus!
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  14. 13. ["If I should DIE 'fore the REST of you should,"]
  15. 14. Sweet Funk
  16. 15. U.S. Armydillo
  17. 16. Raw War Comics
  18. 17. Space Age Shanannyguns
    Speedy Spivac & Tomorrow Topkins
  19. 18. ["Gad"]
  20. 19. Word Salad
  21. 20. The Balloon Salesman
    Mean Mr. Mustard
  22. 21. The Doings of Dealer McDope
    Dealer McDope
  23. 22. ["Receiving orders by braille."]
    Tricky Prickears
  24. 23. Theme Song From the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  25. 24. ["I just love that shit-kickin' music!"]
    Fat Freddy's Cat
  26. 25. Getting "Up" to Vote
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  27. 26. Don't Forget to Register and Vote
    Fat Freddy
  28. 27. The Origin of Trashman
    Trashman
  29. 28. Trashman Meets the Fighting She Devils
    Trashman
  30. 29. Afterwards
  31. 30. Eyeball Kicks
    Eggs Ackley
  32. 31. More Deep Meaning Gommigs
    Jeannie and Her Friends
  33. 32. All Meat Comics
  34. 33. Scenes from the Revolution: The Legendary Dope Famine of '69
  35. 34. The Freaks Pull a Heist!
    Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
  36. 35. The Intruder
  37. 36. Jesus Meets the Armed Services
    Jesus
  38. 37. ["I got a million of 'em!"]
    Mr. Sketchum
  39. 38. [Like to Ride? Then Climb Aboard the Big Ass]
  40. 39. The Rip Off Press is Hot!
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. ["Don't You Think It's Time to Stop Watching T.V.?"]
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