(October 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:

Humbug Medal Awarded Merely for Pinning on (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

New Sheldon Morris Gives Pure Natural Smoke (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mail Pours In (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth; Will Elder
Inks:
Arnold Roth; Will Elder
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

He Who Didn't Watch Sid Caesar (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Fishing Lures (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Back to School (Table of Contents)

Education / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Hay Fever (Table of Contents)

Medicine / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

O.K. Corral (Table of Contents)

Movies / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Radiation (Table of Contents)

Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Pagan Place (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Lawrence Siegel [as Grace Maytellonus]
Pencils:
Arnold Roth
Inks:
Arnold Roth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Voyage of the Mayflower II (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

Stand-ins! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Single 2-page panel

TV Summer Replacements (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

New Home for the Majors (Table of Contents)

Sports / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Get off my Galaxy (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ira Wallach
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Highways (Table of Contents)

Travel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

You are There Then (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Bane Rock and Rolls on! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Dramatization (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sir Luke Fildes (painting); Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Sir Luke Fildes (painting); Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Ad for Humbug subscription pairing Fildes' 1887 painting "The Doctor" with Jack Davis illustration of how much better we'll all feel if we just read Humbug

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Humbug Medal Awarded Merely for Pinning on
  2. 1. New Sheldon Morris Gives Pure Natural Smoke
  3. 2. Mail Pours In
  4. 3. He Who Didn't Watch Sid Caesar
    The Humbug Award
  5. 4. Fishing Lures
  6. 5. Back to School
    Education
  7. 6. Hay Fever
    Medicine
  8. 7. O.K. Corral
    Movies
  9. 8. Radiation
    Science
  10. 9. Pagan Place
    A Humbug Book Condensation
  11. 10. Voyage of the Mayflower II
  12. 11. Stand-ins!
  13. 12. TV Summer Replacements
    Television
  14. 13. New Home for the Majors
    Sports
  15. 14. Get off my Galaxy
  16. 15. Highways
    Travel
  17. 16. You are There Then
    Television
  18. 17. Bane Rock and Rolls on!
  19. 18. A Dramatization
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk