Second printing. Previously published as a hardcover. Viking Press did not want to publish further editions due to the subject matter. The next two printings were by Ballantine.
Certain panels in this edition were slightly altered by the publisher, to Crumb's displeasure.
An expanded edition was published in 1988 by Simon & Schuster.
The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
Library of Congress catalog #68-28025
Three of the stories were edited for content- "Life Among the Constipated," "Abstract Expressionist Ultra Super Modernistic Comics" and "Hey Boparee Bop." The first story was edited for racial language, the second story has a single censored panel while the latter has missing panels. Details in the respective story notes.
Title page; A full-page illustration; title and publisher page; Reprint, copyright, publication and bibliograpical credits page; table of contents page
Logo for this section is drawn by Crumb
A different title page logo than the previous one above
The publisher removed the words "niggers" and "Schwartz" from this story.
Originally intended for an aborted comic book titled "Fug"
The panel on the third page that shows a vagina is censored. A series of several bandage-like strips were drawn over the image by another artist.
Originally titled "Head Comix." Besides being reformatted to stretch out over two pages, the story has four panels missing from its original version. The panels in question featured the "Av 'n' Gar" characters accosting a woman in a sexually explicit manner. All future reprints published the story intact.
A sendup of Lyndon Johnson.
Titled "I Wanna Go Home" in the table of contents.
continued from the previous sequence
Back cover with promo quotes from Allen Ginsberg, Milton Glaser, David Levine, Tomi Ungerer, Terry Southern, Shel Silverstein