(September-October 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Barcode:
0709893061010
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

You'll Go... Out of Your Mind (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing ?
Pencils:
David Manak (signed)
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
ZA-250

Genre:
humor; sports
Keywords:
skiing

Indexer Notes

Writing in Amazing World of DC Comics #11 (1976) before publication of this issue, Paul Levitz and Bob Rozakis provided the following credit: “Cover by Don Edwing and Dave Manak.”

["Fear not, Sir Rudy... I have assigned the giant the task of doing away with your enemy, Peter Pureheart!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Pureheart / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-679

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sir Rudy

The King of the Ring (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-414 ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of The Lord of the Rings.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-552 "If you had any sporting blood, you'd play dead!"
ZA-487 "Say when, sir!"

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Prescription 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. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-139 "Wait here just a second. I have to check with Dr. Farley about something."
ZA-434 "We've finally decided that this intense pain you're feeling is caused by some sort of illness."
ZA-199 "You know, some practical woodworking might take your mind off your illness, why don't you build a casket?"
ZA-336 "You have what we in the medical profession refer to as a splitting headache."
ZA-240 The founder of a blood bank is a vampire.
ZA-476 ? "A bit crude, perhaps, but you have to admire his enthusiasm."

Alfred Adamsapple (Table of Contents)

Plopular Person of the Month! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-169

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred Adamsapple

Indexer Notes

Pinup design similar to earlier cover layouts.

[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. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-159 Meat Tenderizer.
ZA-341 Swedish Foot Massage. "I t-t-told y-y-you I d-d-don't w-w-want one!"
ZA-427 "It must be bedtime -- here he comes with our pajamas."
ZA-98 ? "You win again! Boy, you sure are lucky!"

The Wizard of Plop! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
David Manak
Inks:
David Manak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-562

Genre:
humor

Tanks for the Memory! (Table of Contents)

Peter Pureheart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-683

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Pureheart; Rudy

Strange Happenings! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
John Albano
Inks:
John Albano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-119

Genre:
humor

The Lady Doth Protest! (Table of Contents)

Peter Pureheart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-68

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Pureheart; Belinda

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Cross-eyed Pussycat! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-684

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cross-eyed Pussycat

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple non-illustrated jokes.

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Historical Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-182 The First Opera.
ZA-223 The Royal Court. "Bravo, Jester!"
ZA-454 The Middle Ages. "He gives me the creeps! Every time he gets paid, he calls it his severance pay!"

[Plops] (Table of Contents)

Monster Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA193 A photographer uses a vulture for 'watch the birdie'.
ZA581 "Welcome to our giant sale!"
ZA-222 "Your neck electrodes are playing hell with my TV set!"
ZA582 A magician sawed a woman in half.

The Return of the Cross-eyed Pussycat (Table of Contents)

The Cross-eyed Pussycat / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-684

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cross-eyed Pussycat

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags.

The Swami (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Atkins ?
Inks:
Atkins ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-502

Genre:
humor

Good Deed for the Day! (Table of Contents)

Peter Pureheart / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Pureheart

On the Trail of Rudolph! (Table of Contents)

Peter Pureheart / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Pureheart

[PQR] (Table of Contents)

Plopular Poetry! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wally Wood
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ZA-695

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Short poems for the letters P, Q, and R.

Indexer Notes

P is for the Pignoramus.
Q is for the Quickquack.
R is for the Reverso.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. You'll Go... Out of Your Mind
    Plop!
  2. 1. ["Fear not, Sir Rudy... I have assigned the giant the task of doing away with your enemy, Peter Pureheart!"]
    Peter Pureheart
  3. 2. The King of the Ring
  4. 3. [Plops]
    Crime Plops!
  5. 4. [Plops]
    Prescription Plops
  6. 5. Alfred Adamsapple
    Plopular Person of the Month!
  7. 6. [Plops]
    Prison Plops
  8. 7. The Wizard of Plop!
    Plop!
  9. 8. Tanks for the Memory!
    Peter Pureheart
  10. 9. Strange Happenings!
  11. 10. The Lady Doth Protest!
    Peter Pureheart
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Cross-eyed Pussycat!
  13. 12. [Plops]
    Historical Plops
  14. 13. [Plops]
    Monster Plops
  15. 14. The Return of the Cross-eyed Pussycat
    The Cross-eyed Pussycat
  16. 15. The Swami
  17. 16. Good Deed for the Day!
    Peter Pureheart
  18. 17. On the Trail of Rudolph!
    Peter Pureheart
  19. 18. [PQR]
    Plopular Poetry!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
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