“Cidopey” aka “CidOpey”
8 pgs. Appeared first time in [COLOR] Up from the Deep #1 (1971) [VERS.1]. Reprinted [B&W] in Richard Corben’s Funny Book (1976) [VERS.2], [COLOR] in The Odd Comic World of Richard Corben (1978) [VERS.3] and [COLOR] in Richard Corben Complete Works #1 (1985) [VERS.4].
Story: no mention (prob. Richard Corben). Color/Art: Richard Corben (signed as Gore 71, in reprints also written sign © 1971 Richard Corben). Lettered by hand (unknown).
Prob. all translations in color.
Denmark [DK]: as “Cidopey [DK]” in Kvinden, der taenkte ting (1983).
France [FRA]: as “Cidopey [FRA]” in Metal Hurlant #1 (1974) [COLOR], and as “Cydopée” in Ogre (1979).
Germany [GER]: as “Cidopey [GER]” in U-Comix #15 (1978) and Die Aussergewöhnliche Welt des Richard Corben, Vol. 1 (1977).
Italy [ITA]: as “Cidopey [ITA]” in Collana Umanoidi #9 (1983), and Il piacere della paura.
The Netherlands [NL]: as “Cidopey [NL]” in Creepy [NL] #7 (1982).
Spain [SPA]: as “Cidopey [SPA]” in Ilustracion+Comix Internacional #5, El extraordinario mundo de Richard Corben [#1] (1977), Richard Corben obras completas #3 (1985), and [B&W] in Jail! Comics #1 (1989).
Sweden [SWE]: as “Cidopey [SWE]” in Epix #7 (7/84).
Style: Color with zipatone. Genre: Horror/Fantasy. Time Span: Fantasyworld. Nudity: Both female and male full frontal nudity.
Keywords: Aliens. Monsters. Giant. Surviving.
Synopsis: Nude balded couple have fun in waters. Guy wants to show to girl a tree-like gigant people. A monster disturbes their trip. Gigant people too.
Comment: Brilliant color artwork and story. Color zipatone is just perfect. Lots of beautiful nudity, voluptuous girl and well hunged guy.
Alternatives: Some dialogue (between different reprints) has got different lining (a lot specially in the end), i.e. relettered in every each print.
Alternative, [VERS.1]: On last frame of pg 4 Cid says “Run!” in dark blue letters on light blue background. On upper right corner of pg 5 Opay’s saying, “Cid!”, does not have outlining (vers. 2 and vers. 3 has).
Alternative, [VERS.2]: Totally B&W (?).
Alternative, [VERS.3]: Same saying, but now in black letters on dark blue.
Alternative, [VERS.4]: Same frase is longer: “Run, Opey!” and in black letters on white.
Extra: Same race as Cid and Opey (in outer space with space suits) appeared on a front cover of Slow Death #4.
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Created: 13th Sept. 1997. Last updated: July 4, 2019 at 21:20 pm