(September 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:

Exposed: The Truth About Radiation (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

I'll Take the Sportingman Type... Any Time! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder
Inks:
Will Elder
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Huge Publicity Campaign (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Sid Washer
Inks:
Sid Washer
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

The Fish Tail (Table of Contents)

Science / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Reverse Cliches (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Around the Days in 80 Worlds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder
Inks:
Will Elder
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Something of Mau Mau (Table of Contents)

A Humbug Book Condensation / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Charms and Hexes (Table of Contents)

Sports / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Vacation-Time (Table of Contents)

Travel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Night at the Castle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

British Armed Might Becomes Offensive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

My Fair Sadie (Table of Contents)

Theater / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Human Interest Story (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
R. O. Blechman [as Blechman] (signed)
Inks:
R. O. Blechman [as Blechman] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Television Bugs (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Tired Blood (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Robert Harrison - Editor of Confidential (Table of Contents)

The Humbug Award / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Just Sign Here (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Exposed: The Truth About Radiation
  2. 1. I'll Take the Sportingman Type... Any Time!
  3. 2. Huge Publicity Campaign
  4. 3. The Fish Tail
    Science
  5. 4. Reverse Cliches
  6. 5. Around the Days in 80 Worlds
  7. 6. Something of Mau Mau
    A Humbug Book Condensation
  8. 7. Charms and Hexes
    Sports
  9. 8. Vacation-Time
    Travel
  10. 9. A Night at the Castle
  11. 10. British Armed Might Becomes Offensive
  12. 11. My Fair Sadie
    Theater
  13. 12. A Human Interest Story
  14. 13. Television Bugs
    Television
  15. 14. Tired Blood
  16. 15. Robert Harrison - Editor of Confidential
    The Humbug Award
  17. 16. Just Sign Here
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