(1979)

Warner Books, 1979 Series
 
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Warner Books, Inc.
Brand:
Warner Books
ISBN:
0-446-88667-X Search at WorldCat
Editing:
?
Format:
color glossy cardstock cover; black-and-white interior; 4.125 in x 6.875 in; squarebound; standard mass-market paperback

Issue Notes

The number "#9" is printed on the spine and may indicate this is 9 in a series of various Dave Berg books.
Indexed from a 1st printing copy.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dave Berg
Synopsis:
Dave draws himself in a variation of the "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" pose.

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Front view of Dave: back cover is a rear view of this same scene.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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publishing information

Looking (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
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Dave Berg
Synopsis:
The monkeys at the zoo attempt to feed Dave.

Indexer Notes

Title page for a chapter of the book.

Tube Be Or Not Tube Be (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A older married couple argue about why they don't do things together any more.

Snub Normal (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman who wants to snub another gets snubbed instead.

Stars In Her Guy (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man uses an astrological prediction to prove why he doesn't believe in astrology.

Mint Condition (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two kids get money for Halloween trick or treat...and use it to buy candy.

Number Won (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man is so distracted watching a baseball game on tv that he can't manage to tell his friend the score.

Kicking A Guy When He's Up (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A case of mistaken identity.

Insect Aside (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman is embarrassed about her home having cockroaches.

Sobering Down (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man who is drinking too much tells the bartender the drinks are for his wife, thus avoiding embarrassing himself.

Wedding Blitz (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman tries too hard to pick up guys.

Presents Of Mind (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two kids give their father half a birthday present each.

Chemical Reactionary (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A kid enjoys chemistry class because he discovers how to make stink bombs.

Waltz Street (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man is not enjoying his daughter's wedding because of what it costs him.

Sound Harrier (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman suffers her troubles in silence...because her phone is out of order.

Numbers Dame (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man has trouble keeping count while dancing because his wife keeps talking topics with numbers.

Letter Imperfect (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Another variation of why tying a string around your finger to remember something doesn't work.

Listening (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
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Dave Berg
Synopsis:
Dave carries a stereo console to listen to music, instead of a transistor radio.

Indexer Notes

Title page for a chapter of the book.

Lost Weakend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two women try to outdo each other complaining.

I To I Confrontation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A boy claims that "I" is the most used word in English, and his friends prove the point.

Drain Drain Go Away (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man blames his wife for his own failure to fix a plumbing leak.

Gut Feelings (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man complains about all the artificial ingredients in his food.

Words We Don't Live By (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A boy has determined his school locker is not secure, so he can only keep unimportant things like his school books in it.

Mail Adjusted (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mail carrier can't receive his award at a dinner honoring him, because it was lost in the mail.

Dress Reversal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman worries that she's dressed "wrong" for an event.

Electric I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man with huge television and stereo equipment buys a miniature unit.

The Kindest Cut Of All (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A cereal box with a coupon requires an unusual place setting at the table.

Ballet - Who? (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman brags about her daughter in a dance recital.

Boulder Dash (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A rock collector goes a bit crazy at Mount Rushmore.

Mother Knows Bussed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A mother has trouble getting her children off to school.

Run - Don't Walk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two men help their out of shape friend go running...by running by the hospital.

Franking Privilege (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A kid tries to shake down a hot dog vendor.

Carriage Trade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man upgrades his typewriter but still types by "hunt and peck."

Games People Slay (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
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Synopsis:
A man ruins a store's floor model video game, so he goes elsewhere to buy one.

Snow And Tell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A boy finds a way to maneuver his father into the line of fire of snowballs.

The Wheels Of Misfortune (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man wants his passenger to change a flat tire.

The Size of The Beholder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Someone recommends the raw onion diet to a woman, because it will keep people far enough away that she will look smaller.

Slips That Pass In The Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man slips on the ice at his neighbor's house and decides to sue.

Indexer Notes

Not the story of the same title in Mad's Dave Berg Looks Around #7 [30-432] (Warner Books, 1975 Series).

Grecian Yearn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An explanation of why there aren't any ancient Greeks any more.

Laughing (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
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Dave Berg
Synopsis:
The monkeys in a cage laugh at Dave.

Indexer Notes

Title page for a chapter of the book.

All In A Daze Work (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman takes a break before her coffee break.

Visitation Rites (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pete Moss
Synopsis:
A pesky neighbor drops in on a couple and the wife is stuck dealing with him.

Mind Field (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A guy finds a way to sweet talk his girl while praising her mind.

Welcome Laggin' (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mitch; Sue; Charley McGilla; Nancy McGilla
Synopsis:
The McGillas make an unannounced and unwelcome visit to a vacationing couple.

Dress Charade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman agonizes over what to wear and ends up wearing almost nothing.

Hick-Kicker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A couple attend weekly square dances in an unexpected venue.

Diet-Tribe (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Synopsis:
Diet Anonymous seems to have a flaw in it's method of operation.

Home Is Where The Hurt Is (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Roger Kaputnik; Vivian Kaputnik
Synopsis:
The Kaputniks try to freeload off their friends by showing up to stay for a vacation, only to find their friends have left to pull the same stunt on the Kaptuniks.

Indexer Notes

Not the same story as in Mad's Dave Berg Looks Around #7 [30-432] (Warner Books, 1975 Series).

Mind Over Chatter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man talks back to the seat belt buzzer in his car.

Surf's Him Right (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A life guard saves the wrong person.

Money Squawks (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman finding fault with her husband doesn't know when to stop.

Hair Say (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman doesn't like her son's beard.

All In A Day's Quirk (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man has no sympathy for his wife's health spa workouts.

Artful Dodgers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two kids painting graffiti on a wall duck into a modern art museum and are confronted by more of the same art.

Trip Tease (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman hates hiking and wishes her husband wouldn't take her anywhere.

Dollars And Sense (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two boys making ridiculous bets.

Indexer Notes

Not the same story as in Mad's Dave Berg Looks Around #7 [30-432] (Warner Books, 1975 Series).

Creative Righting (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A girl uses meditation as a way to quiet down other family members.

Safety Last (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A school safety patrol boy is overzealous.

Rx Marks The Spot (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Odd consequence of kids playing doctor.

Volley Of The Dolls (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Letters:
ty

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A woman complains that in winning a tennis match, she may have lost the guy.

A Penny For Your Thwarts (Table of Contents)

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Dave Berg
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Dave Berg
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man explains that he only appears to be doing well, because he's so far in debt.

Food For Naught (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Synopsis:
A case of mistaken identity on a phone call.

Indexer Notes

Not the same story as in Mad's Dave Berg Looks Around #7 [30-432] (Warner Books, 1975 Series).

For Bitter Or Worse (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Synopsis:
A man is overly upset that The Mets lost again.

Foot-Loose And Fantasy Free (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Synopsis:
A boy notes he tied in a foot race...last place tie.

More MAD Humor From Warner Books (Table of Contents)

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House ad for MAD paperback books.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Characters:
Dave Berg
Synopsis:
Monkeys laughing at Dave behind his back.

Indexer Notes

Back view of Dave: front cover is a front view of this same scene.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Looking
  6. 5. Tube Be Or Not Tube Be
  7. 6. Snub Normal
  8. 7. Stars In Her Guy
  9. 8. Mint Condition
  10. 9. Number Won
  11. 10. Kicking A Guy When He's Up
  12. 11. Insect Aside
  13. 12. Sobering Down
  14. 13. Wedding Blitz
  15. 14. Presents Of Mind
  16. 15. Chemical Reactionary
  17. 16. Waltz Street
  18. 17. Sound Harrier
  19. 18. Numbers Dame
  20. 19. Letter Imperfect
  21. 20. Listening
  22. 21. Lost Weakend
  23. 22. I To I Confrontation
  24. 23. Drain Drain Go Away
  25. 24. Gut Feelings
  26. 25. Words We Don't Live By
  27. 26. Mail Adjusted
  28. 27. Dress Reversal
  29. 28. Electric I
  30. 29. The Kindest Cut Of All
  31. 30. Ballet - Who?
  32. 31. Boulder Dash
  33. 32. Mother Knows Bussed
  34. 33. Run - Don't Walk
  35. 34. Franking Privilege
  36. 35. Carriage Trade
  37. 36. Games People Slay
  38. 37. Snow And Tell
  39. 38. The Wheels Of Misfortune
  40. 39. The Size of The Beholder
  41. 40. Slips That Pass In The Night
  42. 41. Grecian Yearn
  43. 42. Laughing
  44. 43. All In A Daze Work
  45. 44. Visitation Rites
  46. 45. Mind Field
  47. 46. Welcome Laggin'
  48. 47. Dress Charade
  49. 48. Hick-Kicker
  50. 49. Diet-Tribe
  51. 50. Home Is Where The Hurt Is
  52. 51. Mind Over Chatter
  53. 52. Surf's Him Right
  54. 53. Money Squawks
  55. 54. Hair Say
  56. 55. All In A Day's Quirk
  57. 56. Artful Dodgers
  58. 57. Trip Tease
  59. 58. Dollars And Sense
  60. 59. Creative Righting
  61. 60. Safety Last
  62. 61. Rx Marks The Spot
  63. 62. Volley Of The Dolls
  64. 63. A Penny For Your Thwarts
  65. 64. Food For Naught
  66. 65. For Bitter Or Worse
  67. 66. Foot-Loose And Fantasy Free
  68. 67. More MAD Humor From Warner Books
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
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