(December 1971)

National Lampoon, Inc., 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing:
Douglas C. Kenney
Color:
color cover; black and white and color interior
Dimensions:
magazine size
Paper Stock:
glossy; newsprint; other paper stock (varies in each issue)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was-ongoing

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

A Heart-Warming Christmas (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edward Gorey

Keywords:
Christmas

["Does it hurt?"] (Table of Contents)

Great Moments in Humor / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Number 2 in a series.

Boys' Romances (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Kenney
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Characters:
Ted; Debbie; Mary Lynn McCarthy
Synopsis:
A popular girl gets Ted ("Four-Eyes") a date to the Senior Prom--with her unattractive cousin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blind date; senior prom

Indexer Notes

Parody of romance comics. Cover and four page story.

Arnold Roth's Christmas Story (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Roth
Pencils:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Roth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Arnold Roth

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas

["Famous saying?"] (Table of Contents)

Foto Funnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Gratuitous Wish-Fulfillment Dept. (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Beard; Doug Kenney; George Trow; Michael O'Donoghue; Michael Gross; Frank Springer
Pencils:
Frank Springer (signed)
Inks:
Frank Springer (signed)
Letters:
Frank Springer ?

Characters:
Henry Beard; Doug Kenney; George Trow; Michael O'Donoghue; Michael Gross; Frank Springer; Mick Jagger (cameo); Bob Dylan (cameo); John Lennon (cameo)
Synopsis:
The writers (and artist Frank Springer) indulge in adolescent day-dreams in full-page cartoons.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 1. A Heart-Warming Christmas
  2. 2. ["Does it hurt?"]
    Great Moments in Humor
  3. 3. Boys' Romances
  4. 4. Arnold Roth's Christmas Story
  5. 5. ["Famous saying?"]
    Foto Funnies
  6. 6. Gratuitous Wish-Fulfillment Dept.
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