Gastric Fortitude"Gastric Fortitude"

5 pgs. Appeared first time in Death Rattle #1 (1972). Reprinted BW in Fritz the Cat #2 (1974), and BW in Richard Corben Complete Works #1 (1985).
Story/Art: Richard Corben (no signature, © 1972). Psychedelic color: (unknown, not by Mr. Corben). Lettered by hand (Corben).

FRA FRA: as "Glurp!", (!) in Actuel [II] #42 (1974?), and as "Pour faire passer" in Razar le lâche (1976) and L'Echo des savanes spécial U.S.A. [I] #21 (1981).
: as "Liebe geht durch den Magen" in Schwermetall #69 (1985) and Schwermetall, Neue Sammelband #10.
: as "Gastric Fortitude [ITA]" in Alter alter 5/77.
: as "Een zwakke maag" in Richard Corben #1 [NL]: Elf Gruwelijke Verhalen (1980).
: as "Fortaleza gástrica" in Creepy [SPA] #3, Corben o la ternura del monstruo (1979) and Richard Corben obras completas #3 (1985).

Style: B&W zipatone. Genre: Horror / Humour. Time Span: No particular moment of time. Nudity: Full frontal.
Keywords: Lost in rain. Shelter. Warmth of girl. Reward. Bones. Food.
Synopsis: Voluptuous girl lets man come in, because he losts himself with car in rain. Girl offers him warmth of house and herself, but demands a reward.
Comment: Corben's own story is short and simple, but B&W artwork is very interesting. There is lots of straight nudity.
Alternatives, : Only known existing (psychedelic!) color version is printed in France, Actuel [II] #42 (1974?).

Gastric Fortitude, 5 pgs

Copyright © 1997 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: September 13, 1997. Modified: July 5, 2017.