(November-December 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:
?
Job Number:
ZA-170

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Buttin

Table of Plop-tents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-438

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This page includes a list of contributors. All names listed except one are included in GCD credits for this issue; the one other name is Tatjana Wood.

[Plop Goes to Court] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (story) ?; Steve Skeates (script)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Amazing World of DC Comics #1 (1974), in promoting this issue, says this content is “by Sergio Aragones and Steve Skeates.” This ordering of credits seems to suggest that Aragones originated the pages, and that Skeates added dialog to the art. The AWODCC credits appear to cover several non-consecutive pages in this issue.

Vacation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie; Russell Carley (continuity)
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3541

Genre:
humor

New Guy (Table of Contents)

Super Plops! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schafenberger ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-372

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Amazing World of DC Comics #1 (1974), in promoting this issue, credits this page to Don Edwing and Kurt Schaffenberger.

[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-343 "That's a coincidence - I used to build model airplanes, too!"
ZA-347 "Polly wanna crack-a-skull?"
ZA-334 "Does this mean visiting hours are over?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (story) ?; Steve Skeates (script)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-419

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Isle of Plop! / 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 gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-302 "Ready or not, here I come!"
ZA-303 "Hmmm - looks like we're coming into the Indian ocean."

A Likely Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-41

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
ZA-424

Indexer Notes

Letters from: George E. Guay III, Mike FAsman, Jeffrey Shaw Linas Sabalys, Chris Hansman, Ronald Cullen, Amy Smith, Al Bloom, Clint Thomas, David Fink, Paul Emrath.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

People Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-319 "Lady, if you don't want to help us get your husband in, will you please come down off the roof?"
ZA-317 Lover's Leap

Afternoon at the Zoo! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
John Albano
Colors:
?
Job Number:
ZA-84

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (story) ?; Steve Skeates (script)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-420

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Vampire at the Circus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Dave Manak
Inks:
Dave Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-178

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Monster Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed); Ted Robins (signed); Burcke (signed); Kevin Woodcock (signed)
Inks:
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed); Ted Robins (signed); Burcke (signed); Kevin Woodcock (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Signature by “Burcke” is particularly difficult to read, and that credit may be incorrect.
ZA-307 "Don't get excited, dear - it's just some new bug that's going around."
ZA-348 "You sure picked a fine time to run out of silver bullets."
ZA-44 "Rather unusual last request, wouldn't you say?"
ZA-13 "Maybe the medicine did make your hair grow unusually long, but you must admit - it did cure you of biting your nails...!"
ZA-26 Someone in a tall building is offering the giant ape a banana.

Plops (Table of Contents)

Historical 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 gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-133 The Wild West "Now white man can really speak with forked tongue."
ZA-277 The Hunchback of Notre Dame "Quasimodo? - why, yes, that name does ring a bell."

We're Always Working for Your Wowweee! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-329

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Closing] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés (story) ?; Steve Skeates (script)
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-421

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover in black and white.

Billy Buttin (Table of Contents)

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy Buttin

Indexer Notes

Image is larger version 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 Goes to Court]
    Plop!
  4. 3. Vacation
  5. 4. New Guy
    Super Plops!
  6. 5. [Plops]
    Prison Plops
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  8. 7. [Plops]
    Isle of Plop!
  9. 8. A Likely Story
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  11. 10. [Plops]
    People Plops
  12. 11. Afternoon at the Zoo!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  14. 13. Vampire at the Circus
  15. 14. [Plops]
    Monster Plops
  16. 15. Plops
    Historical Plops
  17. 16. We're Always Working for Your Wowweee!
  18. 17. [Closing]
    Plop!
  19. 18. Billy Buttin
    Plop!
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