This special double issue – with two issues printed tête-bêche at a large, magazine size – is filled to the brim with sex, drugs and debauchery, all culled from Eichhorn's colorful life.
Contributors include: Michael Arnold, Jim Blanchard, Max Clotfelter, Mary Fleener, Ben Horak, Sean Hurley, Aaron Lange, Pat Moriarity, Tom Van Deusen, and Noah Van Sciver.
"…shit the bed, I sort of feel like I need to physically pass [Real Stuff] around to all of my friends until they're all on my wavelength. To quote The Big Lebowski, "I won't say 'a hero,' 'cause what's a hero?" –but Denny Eichhorn is a goddamn inspiration."
– Sean T. Collins, Attentiondeficitdisorderly link
"The conventional wisdom about Denny Eichhorn's autobiographical series is that it succeeded where some other have only antagonized because Eichhorn lived a life worth documenting. There's something to that: in just this issue alone [Real Stuff #1] we see a trip to jail, a sexual encounter or two, some drugs, and an encounter with a mass murderer. But there are plenty of people with crazy lives that don't make for good art. What really stands out reading Real Stuff … is how many quality artists Eichhorn put to work" – Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Reporter link