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(January-February 1975)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.25 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)

Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-173

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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:
?
Job Number:
ZA-492

Genre:
humor

[Plop Celebrates Halloween] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-471

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

The Temple of Ikka-ka-ka! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-259

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Batcave Neighbors (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-370

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Batman

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Historical Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-281 Diogenes "He says he's looking for an honest man."
ZA-226 The Pied Piper "It's an idea the city council came up with to relieve our overpopulation."
ZA-104 First Flight.
ZA-249 The Middle Ages.

[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-274 "Sorry, sir - that's not my table."
ZA-269 "Frankly, I thing it's a heart attack."
ZA-216 "I believe we can safely rule out athlete's foot."
ZA-258 "How long have you been having these attacks?"
ZA-221 "I think that sword is causing your chest pains, but I'd like you to get a second opinion."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-472

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Killer Kind! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-437

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

People Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-149 A "I'm giving you a summons for not having a lid on your garbage pail."
ZA-246 "Stick with me, kid. You'll learn the ropes, and you won't lose any fingers!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
ZA-491

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mary Moore, Brock Winans, The Fantom of the Comics, Greg Sims, Robert Mitchell, Clint Thomas, James T. Crawford, Harry Simpson, Jack Woodley, Jack the Ripper, John Cameron.

[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 gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-344 "That's a pretty bad cold."
ZA-458 "They're all at least two millimeters, Grindlegroober - looks like you're in for another beating."
ZA-485 "Now then, which one of you has been asking for a tranquilizer?"
ZA-484 "Psst! - rule number one is to remain calm!"
ZA-486 "--- and if you don't behave yourself here, I'll put you in solitary!"
ZA-295 "You the guys who've been demanding new chains?"
ZA-54 "How fortunate that we found this loose stone, eh, Hobsteader?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
Z-473

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abel

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

A Nose to Remember! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Skrenes (see notes)
Pencils:
Lee Marrs
Inks:
Lee Marrs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-250

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Story is credited in the book to Steve Skeates but was actually written by Mary Skrenes. Joe Orlando had refused to buy scripts from Mary Skrenes. (Info from Mary and Steve on Facebook via the GCD Error Tracker).

Plops (Table of Contents)

Gourmet 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-95 "There'll be a slight delay in you split pea soup order, sir."
ZA-102 "I suggest our famous African specialties...!"
ZA-136 Vote for Demwitty - He Serves People!
ZA-242 "When are we going to get our stove fixed, Warden?"

Plops (Table of Contents)

Monster Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Larter
Inks:
John Larter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-449 "Could I see something in a platform boot?"
ZA-450 "You won't believe this, but we have just struck oil!"

[Closing] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-474

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover in black and white.

[Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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 Celebrates Halloween]
    Plop!
  4. 3. The Temple of Ikka-ka-ka!
  5. 4. Batcave Neighbors
    Super Plop!
  6. 5. [Plops]
    Historical Plops
  7. 6. [Plops]
    Prescription Plops
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  9. 8. The Killer Kind!
  10. 9. [Plops]
    People Plops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  12. 11. [Plops]
    Prison Plops!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  14. 13. A Nose to Remember!
  15. 14. Plops
    Gourmet Plops
  16. 15. Plops
    Monster Plops
  17. 16. [Closing]
    Plop!
  18. 17. [Pinup]
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