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jesus meets the armed services 1st
 
brilliant writing
exceptional art
historical bonus 4
total score 10
Jesus Meets the Armed Services
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REVIEW SCORE 10
1st Printing / July, 1970 / 28 pages / Rip Off Press
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Jesus Meets the Armed Services is a terrific lampoon of America's military recruitment and induction traditions. It also introduces one of my favorite underground characters, Dr. Feelgood. Full review coming soon.
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HISTORICAL FOOTNOTES:
There are three printings of this comic book, all by Rip Off Press and all with 50-cent cover prices. It is currently unknown how many copies were produced for any of the printings. The 1st printing is distinguished by the barber chair on the front cover, which is colored yellow on the upper right corner. In the other two printings, the barber chair is solid red. The 2nd printing has an ad on page 27 drawn by Gilbert Shelton. In the 3rd printing, the Shelton drawing on page 27 is replaced by nine comic book cover reproductions.
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COMIC CREATOR:
Frank Stack (aka Foolbert Sturgeon) - 1-26, 28
Gilbert Shelton - 27 (advertisement)