(September-October 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1973-06-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Joe Orlando
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

No ads.


The New Magazine of Weird Humor! (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (Signed); Sergio Aragones (Marginals)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (Signed); Sergio Aragones (Marginals)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sergio Aragones (logo design)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
"Arms" Armstrong
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art is smaller version of back cover. No ads. Logo design credit from Todd Klein (confirmed by Aragones through Mark Evanier) via his Facebook page, used with permission.

Table of Plop-Tents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (Signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (Signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-122

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Contents page with Sergio Aragones art filling in the marginals.

Plops [I] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-46

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve
Synopsis:
A few warm-up chuckles to soften you up for the idiocy to come.
Reprints:

The Escape! (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-38

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain (Story teller); Jonathan Francis
Synopsis:
A whimsical look at dungeon life by Sergio Aragones.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nominated for a Shazam Award in 1973 for best Humor Story.

Plops [II] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
You need a rest from all this sick humor, right? Your belly hurts from laughing, right? Well -- TOO BAD!... have another stomach ache!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.

A Plop Is Born (Table of Contents)

Editorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
ZA-79

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origin of Plop!

Kongzilla! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-76

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
What is this drooling, slurping, YEECHY thing emerging from the primeval slime and muck? You guessed it -- it's KONGZILLA!
Reprints:

Plops [III] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Time out for some more sicky-dickies, kids! Remember, PLOP and world PLOPS with you, right?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.

The Message (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1822

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A brief yarn for those of you who've occasionally had you TV reception ruined by... ghosts!
Reprints:

Plops [IV] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gimme a P and an L O P! Whattay got? PLOP! PLOP!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.

The Gourmet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson [Bernie Wrightson] (Signed)
Inks:
Berni Wrightson [Bernie Wrightson] (Signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1810

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (Story host); Vernon Glute; Hormsley (Death); Unnamed male and female customers at Slee-Zee Diner; Unnamed cook at Slee-Zee Diner; Unnamed male waiter at Slee-Zee Diner
Synopsis:
Bernie Wrightson drew this tasteless tale about a man who would pay any price for a meal of frogs' legs. You heard us right, kiddies... any price !
Reprints:

[Closing] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-47

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover page in black and white.

"Arms" Armstrong (Table of Contents)

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton; Sergio Aragones (Background)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton; Sergio Aragones (Background)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
"Arms" Armstrong

Indexer Notes

Character artwork same as front cover with the Sergio Aragones artwork filling in entire background not just marginal border. Text and Wolverton's signature are ommitted as well.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The New Magazine of Weird Humor!
    Plop!
  2. 1. Table of Plop-Tents
  3. 2. Plops [I]
    Plop!
  4. 3. The Escape!
    Plop!
  5. 4. Plops [II]
    Plop!
  6. 5. A Plop Is Born
    Editorial
  7. 6. Kongzilla!
  8. 7. Plops [III]
    Plop!
  9. 8. The Message
  10. 9. Plops [IV]
    Plop!
  11. 10. The Gourmet
  12. 11. [Closing]
    Plop!
  13. 12. "Arms" Armstrong
    Plop!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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