(November 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:

Welcome to the Queen! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Channel (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Parody of Chanel No. 5 perfume

Sca-Da-Voom (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Cigar Store Indian, 1957 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Watching the World Series (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Cannon with the Passion (Table of Contents)

Movies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

The Earth Satellite (Table of Contents)

Science / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Favorite Formulas for Finishing Films (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Welcome to the Queen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Foot-Ball Safety Equipment (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Age of Specialization (Table of Contents)

Medicine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Classified Top Secret (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Fund Raising (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Ex-Miss U.S.: Leona Gage (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Consumer Retorts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Autumn Rambles (Table of Contents)

Travel / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Peri Coma (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Don't Say You Like Tchaikowsky (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Rosner
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (one-tone)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

What Happened When Humbug Hit... New York (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Humorous examples of reactions to stories in Humbug #1 & 2

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

House ad for Humbug subscriptions

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Welcome to the Queen!
  2. 1. Channel
  3. 2. Sca-Da-Voom
  4. 3. Cigar Store Indian, 1957
  5. 4. Watching the World Series
  6. 5. The Cannon with the Passion
    Movies
  7. 6. The Earth Satellite
    Science
  8. 7. Favorite Formulas for Finishing Films
  9. 8. Welcome to the Queen
  10. 9. Foot-Ball Safety Equipment
  11. 10. Age of Specialization
    Medicine
  12. 11. Classified Top Secret
  13. 12. Fund Raising
  14. 13. Ex-Miss U.S.: Leona Gage
    The Humbug Award
  15. 14. Consumer Retorts
  16. 15. Autumn Rambles
    Travel
  17. 16. Peri Coma
    Television
  18. 17. Don't Say You Like Tchaikowsky
  19. 18. What Happened When Humbug Hit... New York
  20. 19. Trick or Treat
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  • Chris Boyko
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