(September 1975)

Big Apple Productions, 1975 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1975
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Adults Only
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Big Apple Productions
Editing:
Flo Steinberg
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
1 cm shorter than Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Flo Steinberg is the publisher, and editor as a whole, rather than of the individual strips.

New York-themed anthology.

Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Larry Hama; Paul Kirchner; Stu Schwartzberg; Wally Wood
Inks:
Larry Hama; Paul Kirchner; Stu Schwartzberg; Wally Wood
Colors:
Michele Brand
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
pterosaurus; Tyrannosaurus Rex

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Michele Brand ?
Inks:
Michele Brand ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with border art and indicia information at bottom of page.

The Man without a City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stu Schwarzberg (signed)
Pencils:
Stu Schwarzberg ?; Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Marie Severin [as Sev] (signed)
Letters:
Sam Rosen ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
After denouncing New York, a man is sentenced to spend the remainder of his life having no contact with the city.

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin inks per Nick Caputo. Nick also notes that Marie likely penciled the story as well. Previous indexer credited John Severin on inks.

Peep Shows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
Archie Goodwin
Inks:
Archie Goodwin
Letters:
Archie Goodwin

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Characters:
Archie Goodwin
Synopsis:
Archie Goodwin investigates peep shows.

My Word (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters:
Wally Wood (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Wally Wood
Synopsis:
Wood exaggerates New York's reputation for sleaze and sex.

Indexer Notes

Strip is a parody of 'My World', which Wood drew for Weird Science (EC, 1951 series) #22.

Can You Spot the New York Air Breather? (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Tube (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed); Dan Green (see notes)
Inks:
Al Williamson (signed); Dan Green (see notes)
Letters:
Al Williamson ?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Brad Bickford
Synopsis:
Brad Bickford is transported to another dimension where he is considered their long-prophesied champion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dan Green is credited as helping to meet the deadline, assisting on either the pencils or inks. Bickford bears a strong resemblence to then Marvel editor Roy Thomas.

A Nice Place to Visit, But... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Fite
Pencils:
Linda Fite
Inks:
Linda Fite
Letters:
Linda Fite

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The contrast between New York and California.

Over & Under (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Neal Adams ?; Larry Hama ?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed); Larry Hama (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed); Ralph Reese (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
The contrasting lives of an office secretary and a prostitute.

Indexer Notes

Two contrasting strips run down each page. The Larry Hama pencilled section is inked by Ralph Reese.

New York City: The Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Inks:
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A paranoid's glimpse into New York's future.

The Battery's Down (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Pencils:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Letters:
Howard Weiss (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Genghis Green
Synopsis:
A new arrival in the city experiences a rapid dose of its downside.

Lotsa Yox (Table of Contents)

Rodger Farnsworth USAAF / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Inks:
Wally Wood (credited)
Letters:
Herb Trimpe

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rodger Farnsworth USAAF
Synopsis:
1933 pilot has an unexpected encounter.

Indexer Notes

Produced in newspaper strip format.

The Silent Minority (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Ploog (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks:
Mike Ploog (signed)
Letters:
Mike Ploog

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A day in the life of a hobo.

Token (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Letters:
Herb Trimpe

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A subway token is discovered in the far distant future.
Keywords:
fable

Backword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Flo Steinberg
Pencils:
Flo Steinberg ? [as FS] (signed)
Inks:
Flo Steinberg ? [as FS] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
Lady Liberty; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ralph Reese (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Reese (signed)
Colors:
Michele Brand
Letters:
Ralph Reese

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. The Man without a City
  4. 3. Peep Shows
  5. 4. My Word
  6. 5. Can You Spot the New York Air Breather?
  7. 6. The Tube
  8. 7. A Nice Place to Visit, But...
  9. 8. Over & Under
  10. 9. New York City: The Future
  11. 10. The Battery's Down
  12. 11. Lotsa Yox
    Rodger Farnsworth USAAF
  13. 12. The Silent Minority
  14. 13. Token
  15. 14. Backword
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
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