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(May-June 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Paul Levitz (assistant)
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
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
"Nails" Nittle

Indexer Notes

Image is right half of back cover image.

Table of Plop-tents (Table of Contents)

Plop! / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Paul Levitz (assistant)
Job Number:
ZA-232

Genre:
humor

[Plop Celebrates] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-213; ZA-214; J-3158

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Each page has a different job number.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Super Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-117; A-109

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Lois Lane; Morgan Edge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags.
Batman - A steamroller rolls over the batmobile.
Flash - Flash cheats while playing cards with Batman and Superman.
Superman - Lois falls out the window and Clark has no time to change before saving her.

The Ultimate Freedom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
David V. Reed [as Coram Nobis]
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-187

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

People Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-147 The door to the Complaint Department leads to the outside of the building.
ZA-36 A hippy outside of a bank holds a sign that says "The Kingdom of Heaven Is Within".
ZA-61 "No, that can't be Arthur - he never smiled."

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Prison Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-237 "Well, I warned you not to complain about the cold."
ZA-179 "He's in solitary."
ZA-111 A prisoner's leg is bound up to point to the exit.
ZA-52 "I'm here, Melvin... you're saved now."
ZA-236 A prisoner is propped up away from the wet paint on the wall with a stick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop Drop / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
ZA-190

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Doug Lang, Dutch Thomas, Noel Caban, Russell Franks, George H. Wells, Guy Lillian III, Evan Marks (2 letters), Mike Walker, Greg, Paul Emrath, Shaun Guenin, Dirk Martine, Andrew Timmons.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Prescription Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-153 "We ran out of ether." Doctor wearing boxing glove.
ZA-201 "Which one of you poor slobs is Duncan Pheister?"
ZA-217 A one eyed man at the ophthalmologist.
ZA-224 "Oops!" A nurse trips and sends a man's leg into the ceiling.

His Honor the Mayor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Reilly
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Sekowsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-2021

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Monster Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Inks:
?; Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
A-119 "He followed me home from the atomic energy lab, mom... can I keep him?"
ZA-211 "All you ever think about is neck, neck, neck!"
ZA-180 "Do you hear a muffled groaning sound?"

Molded in Evil (Table of Contents)

Pierre Gouny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Noonchester (idea); George Kashdan
Pencils:
Berni Wrightson [Bernie Wrightson]
Inks:
Berni Wrightson [Bernie Wrightson]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3283

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (story host); Clothilde (Pierre Gouny's wife); Pierre Gouny (sculptor)
Synopsis:
In 1850 Paris, Pierre Gouny, a sculptor, secretly discovers how to make statues come alive. His wife Clothilde, though, wants him to concentrate only on gargoyle statues that bring in the money. Exasperated, the sculptor makes a statue of a woman, so as to escape with her. His wife destroys it prompting him to murder and conceal her, ironically, inside a gargoyle statue which then comes alive making Pierre himself part of a sculpture.
Reprints:

[Closing] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-25

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover in black and white.

"Nails" Nittle (Table of Contents)

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Woverton
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Full image of cover image.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The New Magazine of Weird Humor!
    Plop!
  2. 1. Table of Plop-tents
    Plop!
  3. 2. [Plop Celebrates]
    Plop!
  4. 3. [Plops]
    Super Plops
  5. 4. The Ultimate Freedom
  6. 5. [Plops]
    People Plops
  7. 6. [Plops]
    Prison Plops
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  9. 8. [Plops]
    Prescription Plops
  10. 9. His Honor the Mayor
  11. 10. [Plops]
    Monster Plops
  12. 11. Molded in Evil
    Pierre Gouny
  13. 12. [Closing]
    Plop!
  14. 13. "Nails" Nittle
    Plop!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle