(September-October 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

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

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Byron Bigbrain III

Indexer Notes

Cover image is smaller version 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:
Typeset
Job Number:
ZA-352

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Titles to sequences with short descriptions.

[Plop Meets Superman Part 1] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-330

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve; Superman
Synopsis:
The greatest (?) comedians on Earth versus the greatest superhero on Earth in a test of endurance -- which one can endure the other longer!

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-188

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abel
Synopsis:
You've heard of the Swamp Thing? Well, now meet -- Lawn Thing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Abel.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Monster Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-9 A vampire robs a blood bank.
ZA-285 Dr. Jekyl/Mr. Hyde keeps changing the name on his office door.
ZA-296 "We can't use my brain, you darn fool!"

Plops (Table of Contents)

Gourmet Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-304 "No, sir, baked Alaska isn't a roasted Eskimo - it's ice cream."
ZA-315 "He just ate his lawyer!"

[Plop Meets Superman Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-331

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Superman

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Prison Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-321 "Now listen, here's the plan..."
ZA-308 "It's a list of our privileges."
ZA-309 "I've had it with you up to here!"
ZA-323 "Give him ten lashes every two hours and as he gets better, gradually increase it."
ZA-324 "Hey, I just remembered... isn't there a moat around this pace?"

It Came from Beneath the Sink!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Marrs (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Lee Marrs
Inks:
Lee Marrs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-230

Genre:
humor

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

People Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-306 "There's two things I've wanted to ask you about, Marvin. Your wife's extended trip to Europe, and you new yard light."
ZA-298 "Finish you chemistry homework, son?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop Drop / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
ZA-356

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Tim Streeter, Scott Webb, Mark Simmet, Un-Mop McCartney, Richard Petkiewicz, Chris Harper, Edmund Pribitkin, Clint Thomas, B. B. Brown, Mike Smith.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Readers' Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rob Zamsky; Marty Granius
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Miss Muffet; Batman

Indexer Notes

Gags from readers, redrawn by David Manak.
ZA-358 Little Miss Muffet
ZA-359 Batman

[Plop Meets Superman Part 3] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-332

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

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Historical Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Robins; David Manak
Pencils:
Ted Robins; David Manak
Inks:
Ted Robins; David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

2 Ted Robins gags.
ZA-350 Tower of London "Touching, isn't it... an old man and his memories."
ZA-349 The Roman Empire "I just love these retirement ceremonies."
1 David Manak gag.
ZA-318 David and Goliath "Secret weapon or no secret weapon... get that kid our of this tent!"

Switch Ending (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-206

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Eve (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Eve.

[Plop Meets Superman Part 4] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-333

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

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence. This sequence is inside back cover in black and white.

[Byron Bigbrain III] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Byron Bigbrain III
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The New Magazine of Weird Humor!
    Plop!
  2. 1. Table of Plop-tents
    Plop!
  3. 2. [Plop Meets Superman Part 1]
  4. 3. The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland
  5. 4. [Plops]
    Monster Plops
  6. 5. Plops
    Gourmet Plops
  7. 6. [Plop Meets Superman Part 2]
    Plop!
  8. 7. [Plops]
    Prison Plops
  9. 8. It Came from Beneath the Sink!!
  10. 9. [Plops]
    People Plops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  12. 11. [Plops]
    Readers' Plops
  13. 12. [Plop Meets Superman Part 3]
  14. 13. [Plops]
    Historical Plops
  15. 14. Switch Ending
  16. 15. [Plop Meets Superman Part 4]
  17. 16. [Byron Bigbrain III]
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