(March 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Denis Kitchen
Color:
Black and White
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The cover includes the distributor's mark: Curtis.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["But... naked ladies on covers is what sells magazines!!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Denis Kitchen
Pencils:
Denis Kitchen
Inks:
Denis Kitchen
Colors:
Denis Kitchen
Letters:
Denis Kitchen

Genre:
humor

The Rise And Fall And Rise And Fall And Rise And Fall Of The American Revolution (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joel Beck
Pencils:
Joel Beck
Inks:
Joel Beck
Letters:
Joel Beck

Synopsis:
What happened to the sixties revolution?
Reprints:

Intro (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Denis Kitchen
Letters:
Typeset

Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Various
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters about previous issues including comments from Robert Crumb and Bill Griffith

Indexer Notes

The letters continue after the Kim Deitch profile.

Doctor Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Pete Poplaski
Pencils:
Pete Poplaski
Inks:
Pete Poplaski
Letters:
Pete Poplaski

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Future
Synopsis:
A man seeks a consultation from Doctor Future.

Panthea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins
Pencils:
Trina Robbins
Inks:
Trina Robbins
Letters:
Trina Robbins

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Panthea
Synopsis:
Panthea flees to San Francisco
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues from issue 2 and continues in issue 4.

Mystic Madness (Table of Contents)

Ozzie & Lotta / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Armstrong
Pencils:
Bob Armstrong
Inks:
Bob Armstrong
Letters:
Bob Armstrong

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ozzie; Lotta Hipsworth; Clutch; Patty
Synopsis:
Ozxzie and Lotta consult the crystal ball and the magic 8 ball.
Reprints:

Fickle Freak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Characters:
Bev The Bearded Lady; Emile The Human Pincushion; Celia The Sword Swallower; Clown; Ringmaster
Synopsis:
A circus love triangle.
Reprints:

["Your father's going to ask Barefootz.."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Barefootz; Buddy; Cecil; Buddy's Mom
Synopsis:
Barefootz gives advice on the roach prom.

The Abduction Of Dot Darling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leslie Cabarga
Pencils:
Leslie Cabarga
Inks:
Leslie Cabarga
Letters:
Leslie Cabarga

Genre:
drama; historical
Characters:
Dot Darling; Mr. Darling; William Brooks; Mr. Jones; Joellen; Moron; Dr. Bronner
Synopsis:
Dot wants to work in the pictures, but discovers the hard way how that happens.
Reprints:

On the Job (Table of Contents)

On the Job / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson
Pencils:
Skip Williamson
Inks:
Skip Williamson
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jankowski; J. B.; Sparky; Sybil; Dwayne; Publisher; Henchman
Synopsis:
The pressures of publishing.
Reprints:

Junkie In A Grey Flannel Suit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joel Beck
Pencils:
Joel Beck
Inks:
Joel Beck
Letters:
Joel Beck

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Man; Dealer
Synopsis:
Everyone wants good gear.

Portrait Of Deitch Rising (Table of Contents)

Profile / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Schreiner; Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated profile of Kim Deitch.

The Penny Pinchers From Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Waldo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Deitch
Pencils:
Kim Deitch
Inks:
Kim Deitch
Letters:
Kim Deitch

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Waldo; Doctor Bruno Von Bowser; McSkizoid; Captain
Synopsis:
Waldo nearly meets aliens.
Reprints:

Tomorrow On Parade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Stiles
Pencils:
Steve Stiles
Inks:
Steve Stiles
Letters:
Steve Stiles

Synopsis:
Life in 2021 after the war.

The Bottle Shop (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Marrs
Pencils:
Lee Marrs
Inks:
Lee Marrs
Letters:
Lee Marrs

Characters:
Agnes Kowalski; Mrs. Snidlee; Alonzo
Synopsis:
Agnes finds her new landlady dabbles in witchcraft.
Reprints:

Two Fools Discover Pizza (Table of Contents)

Two Fools / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards; Willy Murphy
Pencils:
Ted Richards; Willy Murphy
Inks:
Ted Richards; Willy Murphy

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The two fools in ancient Rome
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the reprint.

["I'd never have figured panty hose sales..."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Barefootz; Dolly
Synopsis:
Dolly wants to buy panty hose.

The Star Sapphire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sharon Rudahl [as Sharon Kahn Rudahl]
Pencils:
Sharon Rudahl [as Sharon Kahn Rudahl]
Inks:
Sharon Rudahl [as Sharon Kahn Rudahl]
Letters:
Sharon Rudahl [as Sharon Kahn Rudahl]

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Sharon Rudahl; Mrs. Rudahl; Fiancé; Priest; Marge; Ted; Ed; Unitarian Priest; Anti-War Priest
Synopsis:
Sharon loses the star sapphire from her wedding ring and she recalls the relationship it came from.
Reprints:
Keywords:
autobiography

At A Comic Book Convention (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
R. Meltzer
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A visit to a comic convention in 1974.

["Did you hear about the plumber..."] (Table of Contents)

Barefootz / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Cruse
Pencils:
Howard Cruse
Inks:
Howard Cruse
Letters:
Howard Cruse

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Barefootz; Cockroaches

Bad Karma (Table of Contents)

Flip The Bird / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Pound
Pencils:
John Pound
Inks:
John Pound
Letters:
John Pound

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Flip The Bird; Sir Francis Bacon; Kid; Bob; Girl; Creator
Synopsis:
Flip catches the Mayor on the way back from Madame Fifi's and makes a suggestion.
Reprints:

We Fellow Traveleers Part 3 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Green
Pencils:
Justin Green
Inks:
Justin Green
Letters:
Justin Green

Characters:
Neurosis's Brother; Neurosis; Rector; Blind Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from issue 2 and continued in issue 4.

["I like it... But is it ART?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Subscription ad for this magazine

["I'm doin' this bit under duress, Claudey!! So don't ask too much!!"] (Table of Contents)

Claude Funston / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Colors:
Bill Griffith
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Claude Funston; Mr. Hornley; Toadette
Synopsis:
Mr. Hornley doesn't want frogs in his restaurant.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["But... naked ladies on covers is what sells magazines!!"]
  2. 1. The Rise And Fall And Rise And Fall And Rise And Fall Of The American Revolution
  3. 2. Intro
  4. 3. Letters
  5. 4. Doctor Future
  6. 5. Panthea
  7. 6. Mystic Madness
    Ozzie & Lotta
  8. 7. Fickle Freak
  9. 8. ["Your father's going to ask Barefootz.."]
    Barefootz
  10. 9. The Abduction Of Dot Darling
  11. 10. On the Job
    On the Job
  12. 11. Junkie In A Grey Flannel Suit
  13. 12. Portrait Of Deitch Rising
    Profile
  14. 13. The Penny Pinchers From Outer Space
    Waldo
  15. 14. Tomorrow On Parade
  16. 15. The Bottle Shop
  17. 16. Two Fools Discover Pizza
    Two Fools
  18. 17. ["I'd never have figured panty hose sales..."]
    Barefootz
  19. 18. The Star Sapphire
  20. 19. At A Comic Book Convention
  21. 20. ["Did you hear about the plumber..."]
    Barefootz
  22. 21. Bad Karma
    Flip The Bird
  23. 22. We Fellow Traveleers Part 3
  24. 23. ["I like it... But is it ART?"]
  25. 24. ["I'm doin' this bit under duress, Claudey!! So don't ask too much!!"]
    Claude Funston
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