(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.