(April 1967)

Wham-O, 1967 Series
 
Price:
0.98 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1967-05-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
WHAM-O Manufacturing Company
Editing:
Bill McIntyre; Don Peters (story editor); Del Potter (art director); Ward Kimball (faculty advisor); Dee Landon (editorial assistant)
Color:
full color
Dimensions:
21" tall x 14" wide
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
stapled
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

The biggest-sized comic ever published in terms of surface area.

Intended to be an ongoing series, but only one issue came out.

Not saddle-stitched but stapled along the left side of the comic, cover includes a manufactured crease to allow opening of the comic.

On sale date from the date of publication given in the application to the U.S. Copyright Office as found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 21, Part IIB, Number 1, Commercial Prints and Labels, January-June 1967. Copyright registration number KK200447. Submitted only a sheet of the comic for copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
W. T. Vinson (signed)
Inks:
W. T. Vinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Signature on lower left of back cover.

Fantastic Flying Machines (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A fact page of unusual flying machines.
Keywords:
airplanes; seaplanes; zeppelins

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["The time is now--the place, a great city..."] (Table of Contents)

Radian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Radian [Gilman Graves] (introduction, origin); The Steel Skull [Reese] (villain, introduction); Barbara Scott
Synopsis:
The origin of Radian is told as The Steel Skull tries to convince him to rule the world with him.

The Man From Aeons (Table of Contents)

Tor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tor (introduction, origin); General Hong (villain, introduction); Commander Briggs; Hawkins: Sandy Powers; Hong's troops
Synopsis:
Commander Briggs and Sandy, aboard the vessel Cobalt discover a hidden sea cave and stumble upon the lair of General Hong, who plans to bomb the United States. But Sandy finds a figurine that transforms into a giant caveman Tor and together they stop Hong and his men.

Indexer Notes

Tor is a caveman but is not the Joe Kubert character.

["In the early Winter of 1915..."] (Table of Contents)

Young Eagles / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Andre LeBlanc ?
Pencils:
Andre LeBlanc
Inks:
Andre LeBlanc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Young Eagles [Dan Winchester (introduction); Bud Hammer (introduction)]; unnamed French officers
Synopsis:
Corporals Dan and Bud learn how to become pilots for the French and have their first combat mission with Germany.
Keywords:
pilots; World War I

Experiment In Shock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Steffenhagen ?
Pencils:
Bruce Steffenhagen
Inks:
Bruce Steffenhagen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters:
Rodney Throgshire; a lawyer; Jarvis the Butler; Nancy the Maidservant; Mrs. Yates; Black Barney (villain); Canine Frankenstein; Uncle Tobias (behind the scenes)
Synopsis:
Uncle Tobias' will demands Rodney stay in his house for a day to earn the inheritance. But Tobias' half-brother Black Barney plans to make Rodney a monster and make him runaway so he can gain the inheritance.

["Colonel Ray Starkey, Astronaut, was about to die a flaming death."] (Table of Contents)

Mark of the Sun / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens (signed)
Inks:
Mike Arens (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star-Key [Colonel Ray Starkey] (introduction, origin); Sun-King; The Kelp People (villain, introduction); Dr. Waterman (villain, introduction); Lucy Lake (villain, introduction); Admiral Bright
Synopsis:
Colonel Starkey is saved by the Sun-King of the planet Mercury to stop The Kelp People from Venus from conquering Earth.

Indexer Notes

Signature on next to last panel.

Unexplored (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Ellefson [as Ellefson] (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Ellefson [as Ellefson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Three unnamed aliens
Synopsis:
Three alien explorers discover an asteroid is not what they think it is.

["With the meadow of his father's farm..."] (Table of Contents)

Kaleidoscope of Fear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ernie Colon ?
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Jason Jones (introduction, origin); Nor (introduction, origin); Evard (introduction, origin); The Kaleids (villains, introduction); Officer Kelly; unnamed assassin
Synopsis:
Law enforcement time travelers Nor and Evard meet up with Jason Jones and together they thwart the assassination of Officer Kelly and thereby stopping the plans of the Kaleids.

The Mystery of the Moving Islands (Table of Contents)

Galaxo the Cosmic Agent / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Galaxo (introduction, origin); Ronny Drake (introduction); Ronny's unnamed father and mother; Dr. Null (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Galaxo, Ronny, and the U.S. Navy help stop the world dominating plans of Dr. Null.

The Unhumans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mike Bates; Carl; Lois (Carl's wife); Andy (Carl's son); Grant Wells; Jerry; G. W. Dane; The Chiron [Roy the Butler]; unnamed F.B.I. agent
Synopsis:
Mike begins to worry about how his co-worker Carl has been acting, and after talking to his family, he investigates. His run in with Carl and half the lab he works in, as well as a mouthless mechanical dog results in their destruction, all turning out to be mechanical beings. He confronts company's owner, G. W. Dane. Dane confirms he is aiding an alien race by replacing the workings with android duplicates to help them. Roy the Butler turns out to be a disguised lizard-looking member of the Chiron. Mike knocks out Dane and tossing whiskey on the Chiron, which acts like acid and kills it.

Stellar Apes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Ellefson (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Ellefson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ship's Captain; Mr. Mc Baren; Lieutenant Hilger; Blake (death); Carter (death0
Synopsis:
While exploring a moon of Jupiter, the space ship's crew are set upon a group of "stellar apes." It is only the use of Lieutenant Hilger's harmonica that distracts the apes long enough for them to get to their ship and escape.

["You are handed a secret message to deliver to Agent X2..."] (Table of Contents)

The Secret Message / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

A drawn maze. The solution is found on the last interior page.

Put a Wham-O Wheelie-Bar on Your Bike! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wham-O Wheelie-Bar; The Wham-O Kid / advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

["Your son said his first word today."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
Roland Michaud
Pencils:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors:
Roland Michaud ?
Letters:
Roland Michaud

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Father comes home to find wife washed baby's mouth out with soap.

["With his pedigree, you're lucky if he speaks to you at all!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg
Pencils:
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg [as Lundberg] (signed)
Inks:
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg [as Lundberg] (signed)
Colors:
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg ?
Letters:
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
First prize dog at the Westchester Dog Show acts rather aloof.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Fine
Pencils:
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks:
Stan Fine (signed)
Colors:
Stan Fine ?
Letters:
Stan Fine

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man about to give trick and treaters kittens instead of candy.
Keywords:
halloween; wordless comic

Wham-O Flies Like Magic! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.08 page (report information)

["The year is 2068....far out in space..."] (Table of Contents)

Edge of Time / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sururi Gumen
Inks:
Sururi Gumen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Skip Savant (introduction, origin); Antares (an android, introduction); Captain Blud [Sam, The Space Salvage Man] (villain, introduction); Blud's robots; Captain Baldy Blair; Doctor Hultgren
Synopsis:
Doctor Savant is captured and nearly killed by Captain Blud while trying to retrieve the stolen element Savantium which can save a polluted Earth of dying. Left to die in a cosmic storm, he is saved by Antares who aids his transformation to a being with energy powers. Together they stop Blud and retrieve the element.

["Somewhere in time and space, between no-where and the unknown..."] (Table of Contents)

Goody Bumpkin / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Goody Bumpkin (introduction); Whatnot (introduction); Whatnot's mother (introduction); Moppet (introduction); Hindu Stan (introduction); Rufus Rottenbad (villain, introduction); Ralph (talking dog); Madcap
Synopsis:
Goody, Whatnot, Moppet, Ralph, Madcap, and Hindu Stan set off to take care of Rottenbad who had changed Whatnot's mother into a frog.
Reprints:

Bread (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Factoid on the history of bread.

Hospital Quiet (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.009 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn R. Bernhardt
Pencils:
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Inks:
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Colors:
Glenn R. Bernhardt ?
Letters:
Glenn R. Bernhardt

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man robbed quietly in a hospital zone.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Lost and Found (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.042 page (report information)

Script:
Somteby ?
Pencils:
Somteby (signed) ?
Inks:
Somteby (signed) ?
Colors:
Somteby ?
Letters:
Somteby

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Dog turns itself over to the lost and found office.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature not easy to read.

["Click. Bong-Bong-Bong!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.03 page (report information)

Script:
Kenneth Woltz
Pencils:
Kenneth Woltz [as Woltz] (signed)
Inks:
Kenneth Woltz [as Woltz] (signed)
Colors:
Kenneth Woltz ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Monk pulls bell tower rope only to turn on a recorder with a loud speaker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.159 page (report information)

Script:
Roland Michaud
Pencils:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors:
Roland Michaud ?
Letters:
Roland Michaud

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Crying toddler boy tricks his father to provide water for his squirt gun.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["Cramming for the exam tomorrow?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script:
Bo Broises ?
Pencils:
Bo Broises (signed) ?
Inks:
Bo Broises (signed) ?
Colors:
Bo Broises ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Father and mother find son eating all the food in the kitchen.

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to read.

["Well, I got rid of the kittens Mrs. Jones gave me. I swapped it for these."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script:
? [as RUM]
Pencils:
? [as RUM] (signed)
Inks:
? [as RUM] (signed)
Colors:
? [as RUM] ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Son tells mom his exchanged kittens for a box full of rabbits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.008 page (report information)

Script:
Tabbila ?
Pencils:
Tabbila (signed) ?
Inks:
Tabbila (signed) ?
Colors:
Tabblia ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Whale meets astronaut space capsule in the ocean.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to read.

Ace Novelty (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script:
Glenn R. Bernhardt
Pencils:
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Inks:
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Colors:
Glenn R. Bernhardt ?
Letters:
Glenn R. Bernhardt

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man walks past a company store front that is just a movie set frontage and nothing behind it.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["I'm worried about Freddie - my folks like him!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script:
Roland Michaud
Pencils:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors:
Roland Michaud ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Teenage girl talks to her friend about Freddie.

["Calm down - you're getting wild again."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.034 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Colors:
Virgil Franklin Partch II ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Baseball catcher trying to calm down his pitcher, who happens to be an ape.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.083 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two brain teaser puzzles.

["I've scrubbed the floor; Better put on your skates."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.015 page (report information)

Script:
Harwege ?
Pencils:
Harwege (signed) ?
Inks:
Harwege (signed) ?
Colors:
Harwege ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Eskimo wife warns husband before entering the igloo that she scrubbed the ice floor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.005 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man with an eye patch drives a convertible automobile that has a blacken-out corresponding headlight.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Door Talk (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.13 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A series of doors whose door handles represent the personality of the organization within.

["Now then say..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
TAB
Pencils:
TAB (signed)
Inks:
TAB (signed)
Colors:
TAB ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Doctor attempt to place tongue depressor into a boy's mouth results in the boy biting his finger.

["Okay, Kosgriff, the lunch break is over!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Colors:
Virgil Franklin Partch II ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kosgriff; Kosgriff's supervisor
Synopsis:
The supervisor stops Kosgriff from making shadow puppets using his miner's cap light.

Indexer Notes

shadow puppet; mines

["Will you please stop that Orville."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script:
Roland Michaud
Pencils:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks:
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Orville Wright
Synopsis:
In what looks like a 19th century wood cut drawing, Orville Wright is tossing a paper airplane in class.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.005 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Answers to the brain teasers in the activity sequence.

Money (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A factoid about the history of money.

["A team of American scientists endure the cold..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Valoren / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stevens
Inks:
Marvin Stevens
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Valoren (introduction); The Toad (villain, introduction, death); Lieutenant Glaser (death); Ivan (Toad's henchman); Axel (Toad's henchmen); Ape-Man; unnamed Toad's henchmen; unnamed C.I.A. agent; unnamed general
Synopsis:
Captain Valoren is sent to discover why American ships are being destroyed in the Andean region of Argentina. On the way there his plane is shot down by anti-aircraft guns operated by The Toad's men, killing Lt. Glaser. During Valoren's escape he meets Ape-Man, whom he briefly fights and then befriends. Eventually two come upon The Toad's camp, destroying it and presumably killing all those there.

Wooden Sword (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Wilhelms
Inks:
George Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Artos (introduction, a gladiator); Lance (introduction, son of Artos); Scylax (introduction, servant of Artos); Graccus (villain, introduction, a gladiator); General Quintos (villain, introduction); Emperor Tiberius; unnamed servant of General Quintos; unnamed bet taker; unnamed Roman soldier
Synopsis:
Lance stumbles upon a plot to sabotage the equipment of Artos the gladiator. Together with Scylax they attempt to warn Artos, who still finds himself defenseless against Graccus. Artos still defeats Graccus and then earns favor of Emperor Tiberus and the Wooden Sword, symbolizing his retirement and freedom from the gladiator's ring.

["On the 17th day of a 30-day patrol..."] (Table of Contents)

Diary of Ty Locke / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Tufts [as Tufts] (signed)
Inks:
Warren Tufts [as Tufts] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ty Locke (introduction); Polaski; unnamed space patrolmen; unnamed aliens from Star Belt; unnamed female
Synopsis:
Ty Locke and Polaski and other space patrolmen travel to an experimental forward space colony, help stop the actions of some aliens from Star Belt, survive the wreck of their vehicle, and help save a woman being attacked by the giant lizard.

Fill Out & Mail (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Vehicle to Suit Your Hobby! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Nelson Dewey
Pencils:
Nelson Dewey [as NED] (signed)
Inks:
Nelson Dewey [as NED] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Nelson Dewey ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A series of five transportation devices humorously designed to help hobbyists.

Special Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["In the deep dark dank jungle..."] (Table of Contents)

Super Sibling and His Magic Chokes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. T. Vinson
Pencils:
W. T. Vinson
Inks:
W. T. Vinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Super Sibling (introduction); Wanda Wimp (villain); Juan
Synopsis:
Super Sibling stops Wanda Wimp, Queen of the Slugs. She falls in love with him and to the chagrin of Juan, take off on his Harley Davidson motor cycle to marry.

Fugitive From a Scrap Pile (Table of Contents)

Klunker the Misfit Monster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Willie Ito (signed)
Inks:
Willie Ito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Klunker (a robot, introduction); Stu Pydd; Mrs Pydd (Stu's mother); Butch; unnamed kids; George Pydd (Stu's father); Dr. Creep
Synopsis:
Walking around because none of the kids want to play monster with him, Stu meets the robot Klunker trying to escape from Dr. Creep. Stu helps him escape and then takes Klunker home as his new friend, much to the fear of his parents.

["I am glad we had this talk, Pop."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Basick ?
Pencils:
Basick ? (signed)
Inks:
Basick ? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Tables turned between father and son.

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to make out.

["Many thanks for calling!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A very wet kid is unhappy for having to get out of the bath to answer a telephone call.

["He's doing his homework for obedience school."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Johnson
Pencils:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A dog gathers things at the feet of his owner.

["That's nothing---he made 7 errors DURING the game."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney Harris
Pencils:
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Inks:
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Baseball player showers with his uniform on.

Outdoor Concert (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A conductor uses a fly swatter instead of a baton to conduct an outdoor concert.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

The Razor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A factoid on the history of the razor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
Two boys play tic-tac-toe on either side of a window.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["It doesn't seems as peppy as it should!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Willoughby
Pencils:
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A witch takes her broom to a mechanic.

["Will you take out the garbage before you solve the Viet Nam crisis?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
George Dole
Pencils:
George Dole (signed)
Inks:
George Dole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wife mocks her husband as he sits and talks to a friend.
Keywords:
Vietnam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.11 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The chest the two pirates dig up for their Captain turns out to be a Jack-in-the-box.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["I am waiting for Robert to call so I can hang up on him!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Willoughby
Pencils:
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Teen tells her mom why she is waiting by the phone.

Spectacles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
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?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A factoid on the history of eye glasses.

["You set a record of sorts-you broke everything."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Interlandi
Pencils:
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Inks:
Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wife breaks the news to bandaged husband in hospital.

["I tossed and turned all night."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
George Dole
Pencils:
George Dole (signed)
Inks:
George Dole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A yogi on a bed of nails talking to another yogi.

["I'm on a crash diet."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man at diner is eating a model airplane.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man hoses water on his automobile causing it to sink into a puddle of mud.
Keywords:
pantomine; wordless

["I'm a sloppy eater."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A sailor explains to a waitress why the flap from the back of his uniform is turned to the front.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.04 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Fine
Pencils:
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks:
Stan Fine (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A caveman chisels what looks like a wheel, but actually turns out to be a hula-hoop.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["That's what's humiliating-our own mascot!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Anderson
Pencils:
Hal Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Hal Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Football team's dog mascot chased three players up the field goal posts.

["It all began one day long, long ago..."] (Table of Contents)

Clyde! King of the Jungle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Shean
Pencils:
Al Shean [as Shean] (signed)
Inks:
Al Shean [as Shean] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; jungle
Characters:
Clyde (introduction, origin); Shirley (introduction); Clyde's mother; Clyde's father
Synopsis:
Clyde finds the Shirley he was searching for and then becomes her henpecked mate.

Powered by Toys (Table of Contents)

Whamo Fun Factory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II [as VIP] (signed)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II [as VIP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Virgil Franklin Partch II ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A funny look at the Wham-O toy factory.

["I'm going out mother-!"] (Table of Contents)

Bridget and Her Little Brother Newton the Nuisance / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Stanley
Pencils:
John Stanley [as Stanley] (signed)
Inks:
John Stanley [as Stanley] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Stanley ?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Bridget (introduction); Bridget's Mother (introduction); Newton (introduction)
Synopsis:
Newton makes Bridget's life worse when he helps her.

["It is the year 1605..."] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Melvin the Magician / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Melvin the Magician (introduction); Merlin the Magician (Melvin's uncle); Prince Harry; Officer Murphy; Murphy's Sergeant; unnamed dog trimmer; unnamed dog show patrons; unnamed female with room to rent
Synopsis:
Apprentice Melvin tries to help Prince Harry grow hair on his bald spot, instead makes him a harry beast, and they ended up being transported to the 20th Century where they cause further chaos.

Wild Earth Child (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Ellefson
Inks:
Dennis Ellefson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Glurf; Burfo; one unnamed alien; unnamed mod human male
Synopsis:
Aliens fly to Hollywood to attempt to catch a human for observation. But they get more than they bargained for when they pick up a male mod

A Helping Handsome (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Ned]
Pencils:
? [as Ned]
Inks:
? [as Ned]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Harper Goobik; Sally; Swifty Gearmesh
Synopsis:
Harper teaches Sally all about drag racing. Unbeknownst to Harper, Sally is Swifty Gearmesh's daughter and knows all about it.

Tree's a Crowd (Table of Contents)

Flabby and Gabby / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Ward Kimball
Pencils:
Ward Kimball
Inks:
Ward Kimball
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flabby (introduction); Gabby (introduction); unnamed squirrel; police officer; judge
Synopsis:
Flabby and Gabby's attempt at being tree surgeon's run them afoul of a squirrel which then runs them afoul of the law and eventual jail.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Frmooc ?
Pencils:
Frmooc ? (signed)
Inks:
Frmooc ? (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man shakes trees for fallen fruit until one releases birds instead.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature is hard to read.

["Reach!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Pencils:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Inks:
Virgil Franklin Partch II (uncredited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Policeman stops man in forest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Garel
Pencils:
Leo Garel (signed)
Inks:
Leo Garel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Leo Garel

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Motorcyclist forced to wait out the rain in a telephone booth.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

["Will they be surprised when they hear I can blow a bugle!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Jamusha ?
Pencils:
Jamusha ? (signed)
Inks:
Jamusha ? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Son and daughter about to wake up parents to a surprise.

Indexer Notes

Signature is hard to read.

Glass Jaw (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.03 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Fine
Pencils:
Stan Fine [as Fine] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Fine [as Fine] (signed)
Colors:
Stan Fine
Letters:
Stan Fine ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A sculpture chiseling out a boxer causes the statue to crumble to pieces when chiseling the statue's chin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Son carries his father's gardening tools in a golf bag.

Indexer Notes

wordless; pantomine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script:
Reyea
Pencils:
Reyea (signed)
Inks:
Reyea (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Housewife begins to brush the teeth of a Lion's head on the wall with toothpaste and a toothbrush.
Keywords:
pantomime; wordless

Solution: Follow the Colored Line to Learn the Safe Route for Delivering the Message. (Table of Contents)

The Secret Message / activity / 0.1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The solution to the drawn maze on page 25.

Flying Saucers Mystify the Air Force (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
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? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A history of reported encounters with unidentified flying objects or "flying saucers."
Keywords:
UFOs

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fantastic Flying Machines
  3. 2. ["The time is now--the place, a great city..."]
    Radian
  4. 3. The Man From Aeons
    Tor
  5. 4. ["In the early Winter of 1915..."]
    Young Eagles
  6. 5. Experiment In Shock
  7. 6. ["Colonel Ray Starkey, Astronaut, was about to die a flaming death."]
    Mark of the Sun
  8. 7. Unexplored
  9. 8. ["With the meadow of his father's farm..."]
    Kaleidoscope of Fear
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Moving Islands
    Galaxo the Cosmic Agent
  11. 10. The Unhumans
  12. 11. Stellar Apes
  13. 12. ["You are handed a secret message to deliver to Agent X2..."]
    The Secret Message
  14. 13. Put a Wham-O Wheelie-Bar on Your Bike!
    Wham-O Wheelie-Bar; The Wham-O Kid
  15. 14. ["Your son said his first word today."]
  16. 15. ["With his pedigree, you're lucky if he speaks to you at all!"]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Wham-O Flies Like Magic!
  19. 18. ["The year is 2068....far out in space..."]
    Edge of Time
  20. 19. ["Somewhere in time and space, between no-where and the unknown..."]
    Goody Bumpkin
  21. 20. Bread
  22. 21. Hospital Quiet
  23. 22. Lost and Found
  24. 23. ["Click. Bong-Bong-Bong!"]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. ["Cramming for the exam tomorrow?"]
  27. 26. ["Well, I got rid of the kittens Mrs. Jones gave me. I swapped it for these."]
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Ace Novelty
  30. 29. ["I'm worried about Freddie - my folks like him!"]
  31. 30. ["Calm down - you're getting wild again."]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["I've scrubbed the floor; Better put on your skates."]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Door Talk
  36. 35. ["Now then say..."]
  37. 36. ["Okay, Kosgriff, the lunch break is over!"]
  38. 37. ["Will you please stop that Orville."]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Money
  41. 40. ["A team of American scientists endure the cold..."]
    Captain Valoren
  42. 41. Wooden Sword
  43. 42. ["On the 17th day of a 30-day patrol..."]
    Diary of Ty Locke
  44. 43. Fill Out & Mail
  45. 44. Vehicle to Suit Your Hobby!
  46. 45. Special Subscription Offer!
  47. 46. ["In the deep dark dank jungle..."]
    Super Sibling and His Magic Chokes
  48. 47. Fugitive From a Scrap Pile
    Klunker the Misfit Monster
  49. 48. ["I am glad we had this talk, Pop."]
  50. 49. ["Many thanks for calling!"]
  51. 50. ["He's doing his homework for obedience school."]
  52. 51. ["That's nothing---he made 7 errors DURING the game."]
  53. 52. Outdoor Concert
  54. 53. The Razor
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. ["It doesn't seems as peppy as it should!"]
  57. 56. ["Will you take out the garbage before you solve the Viet Nam crisis?"]
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
  59. 58. ["I am waiting for Robert to call so I can hang up on him!"]
  60. 59. Spectacles
  61. 60. ["You set a record of sorts-you broke everything."]
  62. 61. ["I tossed and turned all night."]
  63. 62. ["I'm on a crash diet."]
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
  65. 64. ["I'm a sloppy eater."]
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. ["That's what's humiliating-our own mascot!"]
  68. 67. ["It all began one day long, long ago..."]
    Clyde! King of the Jungle
  69. 68. Powered by Toys
    Whamo Fun Factory
  70. 69. ["I'm going out mother-!"]
    Bridget and Her Little Brother Newton the Nuisance
  71. 70. ["It is the year 1605..."]
    The Adventures of Melvin the Magician
  72. 71. Wild Earth Child
  73. 72. A Helping Handsome
  74. 73. Tree's a Crowd
    Flabby and Gabby
  75. 74. [no title indexed]
  76. 75. ["Reach!"]
  77. 76. [no title indexed]
  78. 77. ["Will they be surprised when they hear I can blow a bugle!"]
  79. 78. Glass Jaw
  80. 79. [no title indexed]
  81. 80. [no title indexed]
  82. 81. Solution: Follow the Colored Line to Learn the Safe Route for Delivering the Message.
    The Secret Message
  83. 82. Flying Saucers Mystify the Air Force
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Walls
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  • Lou Mougin