(1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Yak Yak, No. 1348." No code number. Copyright 1962 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yak Yak / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Jack Davis (painting) (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
arrows; beatniks; bows

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A Pathology of Humor" on cover.

Sufferin Pain Reliever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Parody of ad for Bufferin pain releiver.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listed as "Volume 1, No. 2."

TV for All (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Matt Gunn; Lester Dog
Synopsis:
Adventures of a "singing private eye spy cowboy world traveler and wrestler from Cartoonland."

Indexer Notes

Caricatures of Alfred Hitchcock, Fidel Castro, and Nikita Khrushchev.

[Take Me to Your Leader] (Table of Contents)

A Yak Yak / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A short space alien reacts violently when he's laughed at by a beatnik.

Skin-Diving (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Satire about skin-diving.

[The Caddy] (Table of Contents)

A Yak Yak / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
A clumsy golfer hits his caddy with his golf club.

It Could Be Wurst (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A satire on the story of the Dutch boy and the hole in the dike.

[Hair Restorer] (Table of Contents)

A Yak Yak / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A street peddler selling hair grower disguises himself by using some of his product.

A Yak Yak Prediction (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nikita Khrushchev
Synopsis:
Fake editorial cartoon concerning Russian Premier Nikita Krushchev.

Indexer Notes

Two-page drawing across the centerfold.

How to Identify Road-Nuts! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Different types of bad drivers.

[Snake-bite Medicine] (Table of Contents)

A Yak Yak / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mountaineer is only allowed to drink moonshine when he's bit by a snake.

Romance/Realism (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A series of contrasts between the romantic view of the world and stark realism.

Hysterical Historical Quizzical Quiz (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A quiz involving historical events, with fake answers.

Belief It or Not! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Davis ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Parody of the "Believe It or Not" newspaper panel.

[The Lion Tamer] (Table of Contents)

A Yak Yak / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A lion takes the lion-tamer's chair and sits in it.

Status Midget (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Parody ad for Status Midget sports car.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Man in the Moon] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis (painting?)
Inks:
Jack Davis (painting?)
Colors:
Jack Davis (painting?)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Resolution of situation from front cover. Mostly monochrome blue, may be a water-color painting.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yak Yak
  2. 1. Sufferin Pain Reliever
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. TV for All
  5. 4. [Take Me to Your Leader]
    A Yak Yak
  6. 5. Skin-Diving
  7. 6. [The Caddy]
    A Yak Yak
  8. 7. It Could Be Wurst
  9. 8. [Hair Restorer]
    A Yak Yak
  10. 9. A Yak Yak Prediction
  11. 10. How to Identify Road-Nuts!
  12. 11. [Snake-bite Medicine]
    A Yak Yak
  13. 12. Romance/Realism
  14. 13. Hysterical Historical Quizzical Quiz
  15. 14. Belief It or Not!
  16. 15. [The Lion Tamer]
    A Yak Yak
  17. 16. Status Midget
  18. 17. [Man in the Moon]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Michael DeLisa
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Roger A. Budnick
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  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
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