Religion: anthropomorphic animal
Name: Fritz the Cat
Other Names: Fritz
First Appearance: Help! #22 (Jan. 1965): "Fritz Comes on Strong"
Creators: Robert Crumb
Number of Appearances: 8
Comic Book Appearances: 6
TV, Film Appearances: 2
Occupation: con artist
Note: in "adult-themed" comics and animated films
Fritz the Cat was featured in "adult-themed" comics and animated films which dealt explicitly with the 1960s sex and drug culture.
Fritz the Cat appeared primarily as a character in short comic strips published in other magazines, originally in Help! and Cavalier. A few publications (which can be considered "comic books") feature collections of these strips. These include: Fritz the Cat (R. Crumb's Head Comix, 1968) and the following compilation publications all published by Fantagraphics Books: The Life & Death of Fritz the Cat (Apr. 1993); The Early Years of Bitter Struggle, (The Complete Crumb Comics. Vol. 1., 1996); Some More Early Years of Bitter Struggle, (The Complete Crumb Comics. Vol. 2., 1996); Starring Fritz the Cat (The Complete Crumb Comics. Vol. 3., 1996); The Death of Fritz the Cat (The Complete Crumb Comics. Vol. 8., 1998).
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