(December 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)
Format:
Color; Saddle-stitched; Newsprint

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Trading Stamps This Issue, Gang! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Pain? Headache? No Furniture? Bofforin (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Wheee-Ew (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (masthead)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (masthead)
Colors:
? (brown wash)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Mike Sticker's Pandemonium Quiz (Table of Contents)

Television / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

How to Bring Up Your Child Without Really Lying (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Lodges Fraternal Orders and Other Secret Societies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Send John Kasper to the Moon (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Day Murray Schneiderman Was Shot (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mike Wallace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Tall Men in Basketball (Table of Contents)

Sports / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Evolution in Publishing (Table of Contents)

Press / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Thanksgiving Dinner (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

40 Years Have Brought Amazing Progress in Gasoline Improvement (Table of Contents)

Science / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Lots of Injuns to Shoot At (Table of Contents)

"And You Know Who" Gets Killed / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Like How to Carve Turkey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Voting Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Asiatic Flufrightus (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

Nifty Songs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

[Our Friends at the Ballantine Book Publishers Asked if They Could Run a Little Coupon in Our Magazine...] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

List of Ballantine humor titles

Announcing: An Entirely New Kind of Tobacco Smooth Veinless and Stemless! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Give Humbug for Christmas (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

Humbug subscription coupons (both regular and gift)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trading Stamps This Issue, Gang!
  2. 1. Pain? Headache? No Furniture? Bofforin
  3. 2. Wheee-Ew
  4. 3. Mike Sticker's Pandemonium Quiz
    Television
  5. 4. How to Bring Up Your Child Without Really Lying
  6. 5. Lodges Fraternal Orders and Other Secret Societies
  7. 6. Send John Kasper to the Moon
  8. 7. The Day Murray Schneiderman Was Shot
  9. 8. Mike Wallace
    The Humbug Award
  10. 9. Tall Men in Basketball
    Sports
  11. 10. Evolution in Publishing
    Press
  12. 11. Thanksgiving Dinner
  13. 12. 40 Years Have Brought Amazing Progress in Gasoline Improvement
    Science
  14. 13. Lots of Injuns to Shoot At
    "And You Know Who" Gets Killed
  15. 14. Like How to Carve Turkey
  16. 15. Voting Machine
  17. 16. Asiatic Flufrightus
    Medicine
  18. 17. Nifty Songs
  19. 18. [Our Friends at the Ballantine Book Publishers Asked if They Could Run a Little Coupon in Our Magazine...]
  20. 19. Announcing: An Entirely New Kind of Tobacco Smooth Veinless and Stemless!
  21. 20. Give Humbug for Christmas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk