(October 1969)

Ballantine Books, 1969 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.95 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color Cover, Black and White Interior
Dimensions
10" x 13" (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm)
Paper Stock
white interior; glossy thin card cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Large format anthology of Robert Crumb's Fritz the Cat; first print only;
Ballantine number: #345.01742.295
it contains three complete stories, later published as separate issues:
Fritz Bugs Out (Ballantine, 1972 series)
Fritz the No-Good (Ballantine, 1972 series)
Secret Agent for the C.I.A. (Ballantine, 1972 series)

R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat (Table of Contents)

Fritz the Cat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Colors
?
Letters
Robert Crumb

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 6 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover, inside back cover, and four interior pages are blank.

Fritz the Cat (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb
Letters
Robert Crumb ?

Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration. "Ballantine" is hand-lettered, because a corner of zip-a-tone in the "t" is folded over.

[Credits] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Copyright and publisher information.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title sequences for the three stories. Same illustrations as the back cover, except in black and white.

Fritz Bugs Out (Table of Contents: 6)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Created October 1964 - February 1965 before it's appearance in Cavalier.

Special Agent for the C.I.A. (Table of Contents: 7)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Miss Oglemouse; Chief; Captain Stin Ki Chin Ki; Su-su; Tung Nchiki
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Titled "Secret Agent of the C.I.A" on the contents page and back cover. Previously unpublished. Created March-May 1965.

Fritz the No-Good (Table of Contents: 8)

Fritz the Cat / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Fritz's wife; Heinz; Winston; Fuzzy the Bun; Spick; Ira; Harriet
Synopsis
Fritz roams the streets after being thrown out by his wife. He hooks up with an old girlfriend, then later becomes involved with a small group of Marxist revolutionaries. An abortive attempt to blow up a bridge ends up with Fritz and his friend in jail.
Reprints

Fritz Bugs Out / Secret Agent of the C.I.A. / Fritz the No-Good (Table of Contents: 9)

Fritz the Cat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated title panels for the interior stories. Also used in black and white in the interior as a table of contents page. These illustrations would be used as covers for the later three individual printings of the stories.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat
    Fritz the Cat
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. Fritz the Cat
  4. 3. R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat
  5. 4. [Credits]
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. Fritz Bugs Out
    Fritz the Cat
  8. 7. Special Agent for the C.I.A.
    Fritz the Cat
  9. 8. Fritz the No-Good
    Fritz the Cat
  10. 9. Fritz Bugs Out / Secret Agent of the C.I.A. / Fritz the No-Good
    Fritz the Cat
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