(1971)

Rip Off Press, 1971 Series
 
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Rip Off Press
Brand
Rip Off Press
Editing
?
Color
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

1st printing: 1971; 2nd printing: 1971 (0.50 USD). The second printing has the "Rip Off Press" logo in the upper left cover corner.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin
Inks
Jim Franklin
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Franklin ?

Characters
Armadillo

From Deep in the Heart of Texas (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by indicia at the bottom

Vaseline Machine Gun- For Waking Up Nude in a Sleeping Bag on the Shore of the Atlantic Surrounded by a Volleyball Game (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leo Kottke
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Includes a brief quotation taken from Kottke's song "Vaseline Machine Gun"

Big Armadillo and Little Armadillo (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 0.4 page (report information)

Pencils
Meggan Durden (ink only)
Inks
Meggan Durden (ink only)
Letters
Jim Franklin

Characters
Armadillo

Indexer Notes

An illustration from a three-year-old.

Alternate Route (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 0.6 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

[An illustration showing the ecological role played by the bull in fertilizing the soil.] (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

The Glyptodon (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2.6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Armadillo

Each One Starts Out in a Different Direction and Ends Up in the Same Place. (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.35 page (report information)

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

Characters
Armadillo

Lightnin Hopkins (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 0.65 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Lightnin' Hopkins

Oat Willie Disguised as an Armadillo Detection Device Riding Thru a Field of Pumpkins Disguised as Armadillos (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo Detection Device

Indexer Notes

"For Gilbert Shelton"

The Famous Texas Underground Pass! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

Survival in the Desert (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.76 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN] (signed)

Indexer Notes

Signed "By JFKLN & Ike"

Ripped Off... (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

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

comic story / 0.56 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo
Synopsis
A bird of prey tries to nab an armadillo.

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

comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thunk
Characters
Armadillo
Synopsis
An armadillo avoids a falling safe & an oncoming vehicle.

It Happens Every Time! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Mr. Peanut; Armadillo

The Famous First Flight of Transarmadillo Airways' Famous First Heavier-Than-Air Craft Made of Two Giant Enchiladas. (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

[Shiva's Headband] (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Van Vliet [as Captain Beefheart]
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A whirling dervish, honey of the white pigs bore snoots 'n touched tusks on either husk of the sun 'n moon...

Indexer Notes

Includes a brief Captain Beefheart quotation at bottom.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Sweet Funk (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Reprints

The Plaster of Paris (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
The Plaster of Paris

Indexer Notes

Signed "By Crowbar and Tiny"

"Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew!" (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 68] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo
Reprints

Foto•Booth (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

[For James Cotton] (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 0.68 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ummmm Ummmmuu mmmuu Chomp Huh? Akk! !??! Ah Ah Ah Chew!
Characters
Armadillo
Synopsis
A hamburger in the middle of being eaten changes into an armadillo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 0.32 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo
Synopsis
An armadillo on the moon.

The Tower of the University of Texas, Austin (Table of Contents: 29)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 69] (signed)

As They Surveyed the Dying Sea, Their Shadows Became the Rock Island Upon Which They Stood. (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

How to Catch Worms Without Using Bait! (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

U.S. Armydillo (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo
Reprints

Why Does the Umbrella Hover Above the Mother Armadillo? (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 71] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

[Drawing of Jim Franklin by Captain Beefheart] (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Van Vliet [as Captain Beefheart] (charcoal only ?)
Letters
Jim Franklin

Characters
Jim Franklin

Everything Began to Look Like Modern Art... (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Inks
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Franklin [as JFKLN 70] (signed)

Characters
Armadillo

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. From Deep in the Heart of Texas
  3. 2. Vaseline Machine Gun- For Waking Up Nude in a Sleeping Bag on the Shore of the Atlantic Surrounded by a Volleyball Game
  4. 3. Big Armadillo and Little Armadillo
  5. 4. Alternate Route
  6. 5. [An illustration showing the ecological role played by the bull in fertilizing the soil.]
  7. 6. The Glyptodon
  8. 7. Each One Starts Out in a Different Direction and Ends Up in the Same Place.
  9. 8. Lightnin Hopkins
  10. 9. Oat Willie Disguised as an Armadillo Detection Device Riding Thru a Field of Pumpkins Disguised as Armadillos
  11. 10. The Famous Texas Underground Pass!
  12. 11. Survival in the Desert
  13. 12. Ripped Off...
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. ["Thunk"]
  16. 15. It Happens Every Time!
  17. 16. The Famous First Flight of Transarmadillo Airways' Famous First Heavier-Than-Air Craft Made of Two Giant Enchiladas.
  18. 17. [Shiva's Headband]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. ["A whirling dervish, honey of the white pigs bore snoots 'n touched tusks on either husk of the sun 'n moon..."]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Sweet Funk
  23. 22. The Plaster of Paris
  24. 23. "Never Bite Off More Than You Can Chew!"
  25. 24. Foto•Booth
  26. 25. [For James Cotton]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. ["Ummmm Ummmmuu mmmuu Chomp Huh? Akk! !??! Ah Ah Ah Chew!"]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. The Tower of the University of Texas, Austin
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. As They Surveyed the Dying Sea, Their Shadows Became the Rock Island Upon Which They Stood.
  33. 32. How to Catch Worms Without Using Bait!
  34. 33. U.S. Armydillo
  35. 34. Why Does the Umbrella Hover Above the Mother Armadillo?
  36. 35. [Drawing of Jim Franklin by Captain Beefheart]
  37. 36. Everything Began to Look Like Modern Art...
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