(August 1957)

Humbug Publications, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Humbug Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Harvey Kurtzman; Al Jaffee (Assistant Editor); Arnold Roth (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The End of the World is Coming (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Elder (signed); Jack Davis
Inks:
Will Elder (signed); Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset; Jack Davis

Genre:
humor

Do Say Du Moirier (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Here We Go Again (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Will Elder; Jack Davis; Al Jaffee; Arnold Roth; Wallace Wood
Inks:
Will Elder; Jack Davis; Al Jaffee; Arnold Roth; Wallace Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Letter from John C. Roberts with reply by Kurtzman

Doll-Baby (Table of Contents)

Movies / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Excerpts from a Southern Dictionary (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ashley Cooper
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

The Keeper of the Gelded Unicorn (Table of Contents)

Fiction / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ira Wallach
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Bird Watchers Guide for Humbugs (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

A Candid View of Wm. Shakespeare at Work (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth [as A.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth [as A.R.] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Cereal Boxes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee [as Allan Jaffee] (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee [as Allan Jaffee] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Big Dave Beck (Table of Contents)

Pinup of the Month / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

... And "You Know Who" Gets Killed (Table of Contents)

Movies / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Model Making (Table of Contents)

Crafts / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Baseball Predictions (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth [as A.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth [as A.R.] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

... And "You Know Who" Gets Killed (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Twenty-Win (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

... And "You Known Who" Gets Killed (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Discovery Explains Atom Fusion (Table of Contents)

Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Intrigue in the Middle East (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. O. Blechman
Pencils:
R. O. Blechman
Inks:
R. O. Blechman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Humbug! The Only Magazine that Prints Money (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

House ad for Humbug subscription with trompe l'oeil image of cut-out $5 bill

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The End of the World is Coming
  2. 1. Do Say Du Moirier
  3. 2. Here We Go Again
  4. 3. Doll-Baby
    Movies
  5. 4. Excerpts from a Southern Dictionary
  6. 5. The Keeper of the Gelded Unicorn
    Fiction
  7. 6. Bird Watchers Guide for Humbugs
  8. 7. A Candid View of Wm. Shakespeare at Work
  9. 8. Cereal Boxes
  10. 9. Big Dave Beck
    Pinup of the Month
  11. 10. ... And "You Know Who" Gets Killed
    Movies
  12. 11. Model Making
    Crafts
  13. 12. Baseball Predictions
  14. 13. ... And "You Know Who" Gets Killed
  15. 14. Twenty-Win
    Television
  16. 15. ... And "You Known Who" Gets Killed
  17. 16. Discovery Explains Atom Fusion
    Science
  18. 17. Intrigue in the Middle East
  19. 18. Humbug! The Only Magazine that Prints Money
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  • Chris Boyko
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