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(Winter 1999)

 
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
East Willis Productions
Brand:
An East Willis Comic
Editing:
Mike Kazeleh
Color:
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Cover title is "Zorch! Comics." Some of these sequences may have appeared earlier in other publications. They are dated 1997-1999.


["I am not a nut!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Colors:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Trash Talk (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Characters:
Uncle Murry

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. "Editorial" by Uncle Murry, panel cartoon, and indicia.

"Well, Doc...I got this pain right here..." (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Chicken Licken and his Pals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chicken Licken; Mr. Fox
Synopsis:
Variation on the "sky is falling" fable.

I've Created a Huckster! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mad scientist plans to clone giant Elvis Presleys after buying what is claimed to be Elvis's fingernail clippings. The result is not what he expected.
Keywords:
clone; Elvis

Patience, Jackass, Patience (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
An impatient man crosses the street against the light, with predictable results.

What's Gone Wrong with the World? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
A follow-up to the previous story, from a different point of view.

Then Again, There's Stella (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Stella
Synopsis:
In a fast food restaurant, a woman hassles a boy for not eating his hamburger.

["Hey Foxie! Look at this!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Foxie
Synopsis:
A man gets irate when he's called "ignorant." (But he doesn't know what the word means.)

More on the Subject of Baldness... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man complains about going bald.

More on the Subject of Topics... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
A man writes about self-delusion.

[Fix America First] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A broken-down backwood house with a beat-up pickup truck beside it. The truck has a "Fix America First" bumper sticker.
Keywords:
bumper sticker; pickup truck

Indexer Notes

Centerfold, one panel.

Hobby Hal and his Helpful Hints (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh [as Heinrich Boltfelloff]
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh [as Heinrich Boltfelloff]
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh [as Heinrich Boltfelloff]
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh [as Heinrich Boltfelloff]

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Hobby Hal
Synopsis:
When a boy has trouble with his model car, Hobby Hal suggests blowing it up with a firecracker.
Keywords:
fireworks; model cars

Indexer Notes

Parody of Henry Boltinoff's "Cap's Hobby Hints" fillers in DC comics.

The Story of Piggly-Wiggly (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh (hand-lettered)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Big-Bad Wolf; Piggly Wiggly (supermarket)
Synopsis:
The wolf robs the supermarket, but breaks his hip in the robbery and becomes a millionaire after suing the supermarket.
Keywords:
lawyers; robbery; supermarket

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

You Can Lose Up to $8,000,000 in 2 Days (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of "get-rich quick" ads.

Shorty the Dwarf is No More (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Shorty the Elf
Synopsis:
An elf gives a nasty toast at the wake of a unpleasant old lady elf.
Keywords:
elf; funeral

Civilians Guide to Chinese Fortune Cookies (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh [as Doctor Murry]
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh (altered photo)
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh (altered photo)
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody about fortune cookies.
Keywords:
fortune cookies

Meanwhile--at a Restaurant Down the Street.... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
A woman wants all her food very well done. The waitress asks if she should burn the orange juice, too.
Keywords:
restaurant; waitress

More Jokes About Food! (Table of Contents)

Elwood & Larry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Elwood; Larry
Synopsis:
Elwood spends the day complaining about food.

Gathering Moss (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
An "over-night success" rock star gives an interview to a music magazine.

A Thousand Ants Dismantling a Caterpillar... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A boy watches ants swarm over the carcass of a caterpillar.

"So...You're sure..it's cancer, huh?" (Table of Contents)

Doctor Myleggé / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Doctor Myleggé
Synopsis:
A doctor uses a metaphor for life being the hand of cards drawn in poker.

Incredible Dustbin o' Values! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cashews featuring "Good Ol' Mooseface" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kazaleh [as Lipshitz]
Pencils:
Mike Kazaleh [as Lipshitz]
Inks:
Mike Kazaleh [as Lipshitz]
Colors:
Mike Kazaleh
Letters:
Mike Kazaleh

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mooseface
Synopsis:
A parody of the Peanuts running gag of Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown when he's trying to kick it.
Keywords:
football; Peanuts

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Strip is in Sunday newspaper strip half-page format.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I am not a nut!"]
  2. 1. Trash Talk
  3. 2. "Well, Doc...I got this pain right here..."
  4. 3. Chicken Licken and his Pals
  5. 4. I've Created a Huckster!
  6. 5. Patience, Jackass, Patience
  7. 6. What's Gone Wrong with the World?
  8. 7. Then Again, There's Stella
  9. 8. ["Hey Foxie! Look at this!"]
  10. 9. More on the Subject of Baldness...
  11. 10. More on the Subject of Topics...
  12. 11. [Fix America First]
  13. 12. Hobby Hal and his Helpful Hints
  14. 13. The Story of Piggly-Wiggly
  15. 14. You Can Lose Up to $8,000,000 in 2 Days
  16. 15. Shorty the Dwarf is No More
  17. 16. Civilians Guide to Chinese Fortune Cookies
  18. 17. Meanwhile--at a Restaurant Down the Street....
  19. 18. More Jokes About Food!
    Elwood & Larry
  20. 19. Gathering Moss
  21. 20. A Thousand Ants Dismantling a Caterpillar...
  22. 21. "So...You're sure..it's cancer, huh?"
    Doctor Myleggé
  23. 22. Incredible Dustbin o' Values!
  24. 23. Cashews featuring "Good Ol' Mooseface"
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