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Rip Off Comix (1977) comic books

  • #1, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 1st Printing
    Published Apr 1977 by Rip Off Press.

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    1st printing with 75c cover price. Gilbert Shelton cover art. 16 page story starring the Freak Brothers in "The Parakeet that Outwitted the D.E.A." by written by Joe Brown, penciled by Gilbert Shelton, 4 pages "The Case of Dr. Feelgood" by Foolbert Sturgeon, 4 pages "Dopin' Dan and the Mysterious Stranger" by Ted Richards, 10 pages "Wonder Wart-Hog goes on Welfare!" by Gilbert Shelton, plus many one pagers with the likes of E.Z. Wolf and other underground characters. Other artists include Justin Green, Dave Sheridan, and Frank Stack; 7-in. x 10-in. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 1st printings have a $0.75 cover price. Cover price $1.00.

  • #1, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 2nd Printing
    Published 1978 by Rip Off Press.

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    2nd printing with $1.00 cover price. Gilbert Shelton cover art. 16 page story starring the Freak Brothers in "The Parakeet that Outwitted the D.E.A." by written by Joe Brown, penciled by Gilbert Shelton, 4 pages "The Case of Dr. Feelgood" by Foolbert Sturgeon, 4 pages "Dopin' Dan and the Mysterious Stranger" by Ted Richards, 10 pages "Wonder Wart-Hog goes on Welfare!" by Gilbert Shelton, plus many one pagers with the likes of E.Z. Wolf and other underground characters. Other artists include Justin Green, Dave Sheridan, and Frank Stack; 7-in. x 10-in. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 2nd printings have a $1.00 cover price. Cover price $1.00.

  • #1, 3rd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 3rd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #1, 3rd Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published 1980 by Rip Off Press.

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    3rd Printing. Gilbert Shelton cover art. 16 page story starring the Freak Brothers in "The Parakeet that Outwitted the D.E.A." by written by Joe Brown, penciled by Gilbert Shelton, 4 pages "The Case of Dr. Feelgood" by Foolbert Sturgeon, 4 pages "Dopin' Dan and the Mysterious Stranger" by Ted Richards, 10 pages "Wonder Wart-Hog goes on Welfare!" by Gilbert Shelton, plus many one pagers with the likes of E.Z. Wolf and other underground characters. Other artists include Justin Green, Dave Sheridan, and Frank Stack; 7-in. x 10-in. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 3rd printings have a $1.25 cover price. Cover price $1.25.

  • #2, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #2, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #2, 1st Printing
    Published Jul 1977 by Rip Off Press.

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    1st printing with 75ยข cover price. Classic underground comix stories. Wonder Wart-hog, Freak Brothers and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; The Forty-Year-Old Hippie by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Justin Green, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 7-in. x 10-in., 48 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 1st Printings have a $0.75 Cent Cover Price Cover price $0.75.

  • #2, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #2, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #2, 2nd Printing
    Published 1977 by Rip Off Press.

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    2nd printing. Classic underground comix stories. Wonder Wart-hog, Freak Brothers and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; The Forty-Year-Old Hippie by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Justin Green, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 7-in. x 10-in., 48 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 2nd printing has a $1.00 cover price. Cover price $1.00.

  • #3, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #3, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #3, 1st Printing
    Published Mar 1978 by Rip Off Press.

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    1st Printing. Wonder Wart-Hog in "Return From the Planet of the Pigs" by Gilbert Shelton, Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton, Dealer McDope "In Hawaii" by Dave Sheridan, The Forty Year Old Hippie by Ted Richards, Fat Freddy's Cat by Shelton, plus other comics and stories by Bill Griffith, Fred Schrier, Larry Rippee, and J. Michael Leonard. 7-in. x 10-in., 48 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 1st printings of issue 3 have a $0.75 Cent cover price. Cover price $0.75.

  • #3, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #3, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #3, 2nd Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published 1980 by Rip Off Press.

    2nd Printing. Wonder Wart-Hog in "Return From the Planet of the Pigs" by Gilbert Shelton, Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton, Dealer McDope "In Hawaii" by Dave Sheridan, The Forty Year Old Hippie by Ted Richards, Fat Freddy's Cat by Shelton, plus other comics and stories by Bill Griffith, Fred Schrier, Larry Rippee, and J. Michael Leonard. 7-in. x 10-in., 48 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS. NOTE: 2nd printings of issue 3 have a $1.25 Dollar cover price. Cover price $1.25.

  • #4, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #4, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #4, 1st Printing
    Published Nov 1978 by Rip Off Press.

    1st printing with $1.00 cover price. Classic underground comix stories. The Fourth Freak Brother Revealed! by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; E.Z. Wolf by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: Issue 4 1st Printings have a $1.00 Cover Price Cover price $1.00.

  • #4, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #4, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #4, 2nd Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published 1980 by Rip Off Press.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).

    2nd printing. Classic underground comix stories. The Fourth Freak Brother Revealed! by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; E.Z. Wolf by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: Issue 4 2nd Printings have a $1.25 Cover Price Cover price $1.25.

  • #5, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #5, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #5, 1st Printing
    Published Sep 1979 by Rip Off Press.

    1st printing. Classic underground comix stories. Wonder Wart-hog in The Famous Superheroes School and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; The Forty-Year-Old Hippie by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 1st printings have a $1.25 dollar cover price. Cover price $1.25.

  • #5, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #5, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #5, 2nd Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published 1981 by Rip Off Press.

    2nd printing. Classic underground comix stories. Wonder Wart-hog in The Famous Superheroes School and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; The Forty-Year-Old Hippie by Ted Richards; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Dave Sheridan, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 2nd printings have a $1.50 dollar cover price. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 6
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    1st printing with $1.25 cover price. Classic underground comix stories by Gilbert Shelton. Philbert Desanex' 100,000th Dream and Fat Freddy's Cat; The Death of Fat Freddy! by Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Advanced International Motoring Tips: London. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • #7, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #7, 1st Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #7, 1st Printing
    Published 1980 by Rip Off Press.

    1st printing Classic underground comix stories. Dealer McDope by Dave Sheridan; Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 1st printings have a $1.25 Cover Price. Cover price $1.25.

  • #7, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #7, 2nd Printing
    Rip Off Comix (1977) #7, 2nd Printing
    Tags: Underground
    Published 1981 by Rip Off Press.

    2nd printing. Classic underground comix stories. Dealer McDope by Dave Sheridan; Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Griffith Observatory by Bill Griffith; other stories by Foolbert Sturgeon, Joel Beck, and R. Diggs. Cover by Shelton. 52 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS NOTE: 2nd printings have a $1.50 Cover Price. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #8
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 8

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    1st printing with $1.50 cover price. Classic underground comix stories. Special feature on British comix includes stories by Terry Gilliam, Hunt Emerson, Leo Baxendale, Steve Moore, and Alan Moore (under the whimsical name Curt Vile)! Also, Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Jesus by Foolbert Sturgeon. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #9
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 9

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    1st printing. Classic underground comix stories. Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Goose by Dave Sheridan. Special feature on French alternative comix. Cover by Shelton. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #10
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 10

    1st printing with $1.50 cover price. Classic underground comix stories. The Freak Brothers in the 21st Century! by Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan and Paul Mavrides; Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; other stories by Hal Robins and Foolbert Sturgeon. Special feature on Spanish alternative comix. Cover by Shelton. Last issue before the switch to a magazine format. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #11
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 11

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    Classic underground comix stories. The Freak Brothers in The Idiots Abroad! by Gilbert Shelton, and Paul Mavrides; Tributes to Dave Sheridan and Joe E. Brown; features on The Church of the SubGenius and Greg Irons tattoo art, as well as stories by Hal Robins and Foolbert Sturgeon. Special feature on Dutch alternative comix includes Evert Geradts, and Joost Swarte on Herge. Cover by Shelton. First issue in magazine format. Mature readers. Black and white; 76 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 12

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    Classic underground comix stories. The Freak Brothers in The Idiots Abroad, Part 2! by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; other stories by Robert Williams, Marti Riera, Hal Robins and Foolbert Sturgeon. Special feature on Danish alternative comix. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 64 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
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    Note: According to the Rip Off Press website, there was no issue #13 of Rip Off Comix: It ceased publication following issue 12 in 1983. In 1987 we brought the series back as a quarterly anthology magazine, starting with issue 14 (thereby neatly avoiding the "jinx" factor and also any disappointment on the part of readers who may have read the original ads for issue 13, and expected contents which never materialized). Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #14
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 14

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    Big Comeback Issue! Classic underground comix stories. The Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; Wonder Wart-hog by Gilbert Shelton; other stories by Dori Seda, Larry Todd, Spain Rodriguez, Guy Colwell, Hal Robins and Foolbert Sturgeon. First issue edited by Kathe Todd. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #15
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 15

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    The magazine resumes its focus on international alterative comix with a selection of European cartoonists. Also, Wonder Wart-hog and Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton; other stories by Bruce Bolinger, Jim Bennett, Charlie Schlingo, and Foolbert Sturgeon. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #16
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 16

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    Battle of the Sexes. The Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton and Paul Mavrides; other stories along gender lines by Trina Robbins, Mark Bode, Dori Seda, Larry Todd, Spain Rodriguez, Guy Colwell, Hal Robins and Foolbert Sturgeon. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #17
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 17

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    Busted!!Busted!! Underground cartoonists discuss run-ins with John Law. Stories by Dan O'Neill, R. L. Crabb, Dennis Worden, J. R. Williams, Krystine Kryttre, Larry Welz, Mary Fleener, Dori Seda, and Don Simpson. Cover by Crabb. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #18
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 18

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    Firkin the Cat by Hunt Emerson. Other stories by R. Diggs, R. L. Crabb, Dennis Worden, Ace Backwords, Larry Todd, Charlie Schlingo, and Foolbert Sturgeon. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #19
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 19

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    Rock N Roll. Stories by Mary Fleener, R. L. Crabb, Ace Backwords, Charlie Schlingo, and Larry Todd, including Fat Freddy's Cat by Gilbert Shelton and Stickboy by Dennis Worden. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 20

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    Special Religion Issue featuring Jesus by Foolbert Sturgeon. Other stories by Mary Fleener, Wayno, Bruce Bolinger, Paul Ollswang, Ronn Foss, and Larry Todd. Cover by Hal Robins. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #21
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 21

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    20th Anniversary Special featuring underground cartoonists from throughout the titles run, including Gilbert Shelton, Bill Griffith, Ace Backwords, Paul Mavrides, Spain, Jim Siergey, Trina Robbins, Guy Colwell, R. L. Crabb, Mark Bode, Foolbert Sturgeon, Ronn Foss, and an anniversary retrospective by Fred Todd. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 60 pages. Cover price $3.50. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #22
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 22

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    Wonder Wart-hog by Gilbert Shelton; other stories by Mary Fleener, Wayno, Bruce Bolinger, Paul Ollswang, Hunt Emerson, and Foolbert Sturgeon. Freak Brothers appear on the cover, but not in the comic. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #23
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 23

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    Rip-Snorting Science Fiction Issue! Beatnik Maidens of the Moon by Trina Robbins; other stories by Mary Fleener, Joe Lee, Paul Ollswang, and Larry Todd. Cover spoof of old EC sci-fi comics by Hal Robins. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #24
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 24

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    R.L. Crabb and his wife experience the San Diego Comic Con. Other stories by Mary Fleener, Pete Friedrich, Gilbert Shelton, Trina Robbins, Dennis Worden, Wayno, and Chris Harmon. Cover by Crabb. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #25
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 25

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    Workin for a Living. Stories by Mary Fleener, Pete Friedrich, Gilbert Shelton, Nina Paley, Paul Ollswang, and Joe Lee. Cover by Shelton. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.25. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #26
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 26

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    Vampiric Cowboys. Stories about exactly that by Wayno, Mary Fleener, J. R. Williams, R. L. Crabb, Richard Sala, Carol Lay, Mack White, John Howard, and Steve Lafler. Cover by Natasha Shawver. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #27
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 27

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    Sex Sells. Stories about carnality by Carol Lay, Jim Siergey, R. Diggs, Gilbert Shelton, Joshua Quagmire, and Angela Bocage. Includes a rare underground story illustrated by Nicola Cuti. Cover by Bruce Bolinger. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.25.

  • Issue #28
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 28

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    Dreams. Stories about somnolent visions by Julie Doucet, Sharon Rudahl, R. L. Crabb, Ed Brubaker, Dennis Worden, Richard Sala, Los Bros Hernandez, John Howard, and Mary Fleener. Cover by George Parsons. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #29
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 29

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    Stories by Dennis Worden, Eddie Campbell, Michael T. Gilbert, Gilbert Shelton, R. L. Crabb, Nina Paley, and Eric Vincent. Cover by Paul Mavrides. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #30
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 30

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    Save the Humans. Stories of the grim future by Sharon Rudahl, Bruce Bolinger, Guy Colwell, R. Diggs, and Ronn Foss, plus a Cutey Bunny story by Joshua Quagmire. Cover by Dave Meraz. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #31
    Rip Off Comix (1977) 31

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    Wheels! Stories about cars and the people who drive them by Gilbert Shelton, Nina Paley, Dave Meraz, Joshua Quagmire, Chris Harmon, and even a story written and drawn by longtime Rip Off Comix editor Kathe Todd herself. Skateboard art by Lyndal Ferguson. Cover by Shelton. Final issue of the series. Mature readers. Black and white; 52 pages. Cover price $3.50. Cover price $3.50.