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Slow Death

Slow Death: | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | Anthology |
Cross-Reference: | Fakes |

Last Gasp Eco-Funnies. Cover: glossy color. Guts: newsprint.

Slow Death #2

Dec. 1970. 7″x10-1/4″. $.50. 36 pages.
1st. version with a silver cover. The first 100 or less copies off the press were printed on silver paper. These were given to employees and friends of Last Gasp. Rest with a regular glossy color cover. Says, “1st Edition” (on pg 34).
2nd. has an ad for Amorphia on pg 34 and the Last Gasp skull logo on the front cover is white.
3rd. has an ad like in 2nd, but yellow Grey zip-a-tone added to the character on pg 2.
4th. Mind Candy for the Masses ad on page 34. 5th? $1.00.
[oug,id]5th – 1.00,  prices  in  mind  candy  ad  updated  by  hand. [wug]

“How Howie Made It in the Real World” [SYNOPSIS].
8 pgs: pgs 25-32. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975) and The Odd Comic World of Richard Corben (1978).

Slow Death #3

Nov. 1971. 6-7/8″x9-7/8″. $.50. 44 pages.
1st. Has a Pentagram Press logo on the front cover.
2nd. Has a logo on the front cover that says, “Over 50,000 Sold”.
3rd. $.75, Has a blank grey circle on the cover. 4th. $1.00.
[oug, 4th]4th – 1.00. [wug]

“A Dumb Story” [PICT].
Cover Art [art1, pg 10]-Richard Corben. Color. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975).

“A Dumb Story” [SYNOPSIS].
10 pgs: pgs 3-12. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975) and Richard Corben Complete Works #2 (1986).

“Heirs of Earth” [SYNOPSIS].
2 pgs: pgs 26-27. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975) and Richard Corben Complete Works #1 (1985).

Slow Death #4

Nov. 1972. 7″x10-1/8″. $.50 (2nd: $1.00). 36 pages. [oug, id]1st. $.50.
2nd. $.75.
3rd. $1.00
. [wug]

“A World Peace Treaty…” [PICT].
Cover Art [art1, pg 10]-Richard Corben. Color. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975).

“The Awakening [VERS.1]” [SYNOPSIS].
4 pgs: pgs 17-20. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Richard Corben’s Funny Book (1976) and Rip in Time #4 (1986).

“Mangle, Robot Mangler” [SYNOPSIS].
6 pgs: pgs 21-26. s/a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975), The Odd Comic World of Richard Corben (1978) and Richard Corben Complete Works #3 (1987).

Slow Death #5

“Slow Death #5” [PICT].
Cover Art a-Randy Holmes, c-Richard Corben. Color. Reprinted in Anthology of Slow Death (1975). See “Fakes”.

April 1973. Last Gasp Eco-Funnies. 7″x10″. $.75 (2nd: $1.00). 36 pages. Cover: glossy color. Guts: newsprint. 1st: print run of 20,000.
1st: $.50. Says, “First Printing”. [oug,wug]
2nd. $.75. Says, “First Printing”.
3rd. $1.00
. Says nothing. [wug]

“Melton’s Big Game [VERS.1]” [SYNOPSIS].
8 pgs: pgs 27-34. s-Richard Corben & Ed Faust, a-Richard Corben. B&W. Reprinted in Richard Corben’s Funny Book (1976) and Rip in Time #1 (1986).

Anthology of Slow Death

June 1975. Wingnut Press & Last Gasp. Paperback book. 7″x10″. $5.00. 140 pages. Cover: Glossy color. Guts: white, except 4 sheets of slick paper inserted between pgs 64 and 65. [art1,oug,mocba,ober,bob]1st: “First printing june 1975” on pg 4.

“Anthology of Slow Death” [PICT].
Cover Art [art1, pg 11]-Richard Corben. Color.
“Self Portrait, as Gore”
Front Inside Cover. a-Richard Corben. B&W(?).
Six cartoonist selfportraits themselves.

“A Dumb Story” [PICT].
1 pict: a/r[Slow Death #3 (1971)]-Richard Corben. Color(?).
Full page pict on slick paper inserted between pgs 64 and 65.
“A World Peace Treaty…” [PICT].
1 pict: a/r[Slow Death #4 (1972)]-Richard Corben. Color(?).
Full page pict on slick paper inserted between pgs 64 and 65.

“How Howie Made It in the Real World” [SYNOPSIS].
8 pgs: pgs 23-30. s/a/r[Slow Death #2 (1970)]-Richard Corben. B&W.

“A Dumb Story” [SYNOPSIS].
10 pgs: pgs 33-42. s/a/r[Slow Death #3 (1971)]-Richard Corben. B&W.

“Heirs of Earth” [SYNOPSIS].
2 pgs: pgs 56-57. s/a/r[Slow Death #3 (1971)]-Richard Corben. B&W.

“Mangle, Robot Mangler” [SYNOPSIS].
6 pgs: pgs 73-78. s/a/r[Slow Death #4 (1972)]-Richard Corben. B&W.

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Created: March 1, 1998. Last updated: August 23, 2020 at 20:34 pm

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