(March 1975)

Histronic Publications, 1975 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
80
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Histronic Publications
Brand:
A Lopez Publication
Editing:
Dennis H. Lopez
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8.125" x 10.875"
Paper Stock:
Heavy Coated paper
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Le Petomane, Pfart King! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rafael DeSota (painting)
Inks:
Rafael DeSota (painting)
Colors:
Rafael DeSota (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Le Petomane

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Home Plate (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dennis H. Lopez [as D.H.L.] (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hachtman [as T. Hac]; ?
Inks:
Tom Hachtman [as T. Hac]; ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gerald Ford (cameo); Richard M. Nixon (cameo)
Keywords:
elevator; roller derby

Indexer Notes

Editorial with three cartoons by three different artists.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Manhattan Madness (Table of Contents)

City Slicker Bob / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gail Burwen (signed)
Pencils:
Gail Burwen (signed)
Inks:
Gail Burwen (signed)
Letters:
Gail Burwen

Characters:
City Slicker Bob; Fred Astaire; Pro Junior; Wonder Woman (cameo); Betty Boop (cameo)
Synopsis:
City Slicker Bob and Fred Astaire put on a musical in New York City.
Keywords:
dance; musical; New York City

Indexer Notes

Fred Astaire figures are cut-outs from movie stills.

Th' Poetry of Nature (Table of Contents)

Ezekiel Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Richards (signed)
Pencils:
Ted Richards (signed)
Inks:
Ted Richards (signed)
Letters:
Ted Richards (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ezekiel Wolf; The Three Pigs
Synopsis:
The pigs leave the swimming pond when the wolves jump in.
Keywords:
swimming

Rowdy Noody in Duluth, Minnesota (Table of Contents)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Justin Green (signed)
Pencils:
Justin Green (signed)
Inks:
Justin Green (signed)
Letters:
Justin Green (signed)

Characters:
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis:
Rowdy rolls a bowling ball down a hill in Duluth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bowling; Duluth

Rocketman's Warning to Kids (Table of Contents)

Rocketman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Pencils:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Letters:
Jerry Lane

Characters:
Rocketman
Keywords:
flying

Gone with the Wind (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Lopez
Pencils:
Vince Aiosa (photos)
Inks:
Vince Aiosa (photos)
Colors:
Tom Hachtman (tinting)
Letters:
Babi Jeri; typeset

Characters:
Marquis De Dacquiri; Lady Farthingale

The Invasion of the Windsuckers from Beyond the Stars (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Fanny Dorsal
Synopsis:
A woman reporter finds the weaknesses of invading aliens.
Keywords:
aliens

Indexer Notes

Panels are photo-collages.

Groupie-Doo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Swain
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; teen
Characters:
Penny; Vanessa; Jackie; Mik Jugger
Synopsis:
Three groupies scheme to meet Mik Jugger and the Rolling Bones, but get tricked into a bad situation.
Keywords:
groupies; rock stars

Indexer Notes

Cover and six-page story. Mik Jugger and the Rolling Bones is a parody of Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones.

Saturday Caper (Table of Contents)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Justin Green (signed)
Pencils:
Justin Green (signed)
Inks:
Justin Green (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis:
Rowdy steals items from a Goodwill drop box.
Keywords:
Goodwill

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (Table of Contents)

Real Dreams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Pencils:
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Inks:
Art Spiegelman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Spiegelman

Synopsis:
A dream about a man and woman trying to rent a room in a homosexual shoe store.
Keywords:
dream; homosexual; shoes

Le Petomane (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Cloud Studio [Mike Sullvan; Nano Riley; Peter Bramley]
Pencils:
Cloud Studio [Mike Sullvan; Nano Riley; Peter Bramley] (photos)
Inks:
Cloud Studio [Mike Sullvan; Nano Riley; Peter Bramley] (photos)
Colors:
Cloud Studio [Mike Sullvan; Nano Riley; Peter Bramley]
Letters:
Cloud Studio [Mike Sullvan; Nano Riley; Peter Bramley]

Characters:
Le Petomane
Synopsis:
In the late 19th Century, Le Petomane becomes a sensation at the Moulin Rouge in Paris because of his talents passing gas.
Keywords:
19th Century; Moulin Rogue; Paris

Neke Carson's Message from the Arts (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A man puts a marker in his anus and writes a message on a glass door.

Musical Fruit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Pencils:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Colors:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Letters:
Skip Williamson (signed)

Characters:
Snappy Sammy Smoot (cameo)
Synopsis:
Panels with rhyming titles relating to passing gas.

Magazine Lover (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Pencils:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Letters:
Jerry Lane

Synopsis:
A man's obsession with a woman's photos in a men's magazine.

["Couple of rock stars, Doctor."] (Table of Contents)

Smacky Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ned Sonntag (signed)
Pencils:
Ned Sonntag (signed)
Inks:
Ned Sonntag (signed)
Letters:
Ned Sonntag

Characters:
Smacky Duck; Mik Jugger; David Booey
Synopsis:
Two rock stars make a "deposit" at a sperm bank.
Keywords:
rock stars; sperm bank

Indexer Notes

Mik Jugger and David Booey are parodies of Mick Jagger and David Bowie.

Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo (Table of Contents)

Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Pencils:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Skip Williamson (signed)
Letters:
Skip Williamson

Characters:
Bozo Rebebo; Neon Vincent (cameo)
Synopsis:
Bozo's aggressive passing of gas destroys a movie theater.
Reprints:
Keywords:
movie theater

The Big Burn (Table of Contents)

Dope Rider & Lee Van Cleef / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kirchner [as Kirchner] (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Kirchner [as Kirchner] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Kirchner [as Kirchner] (signed)
Letters:
Paul Kirchner

Characters:
Lee Van Cleef; Dope Rider
Synopsis:
Dope Rider and Lee Van Cleef have a showdown.
Keywords:
gunfight

Wham! Bam! Thank You, Sam!" (Table of Contents)

Heather and Feather / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Pencils:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Lane (signed)
Letters:
Jerry Lane

Characters:
Sam; Heather
Synopsis:
Sam has an unproductive New Year's Eve date.
Keywords:
date; fraternity party; New Year's Eve

Allegro Con Brioche with Count von Counterpoint (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin [as Chaykin] (signed)
Inks:
? [ as Kupperberg] (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Cantana; Lady Modereto; Dartarie Pianissimo
Synopsis:
A baron obsessed with classical music goes on a war against rock music by bombing a rock festival from an airplane.
Keywords:
B-25 airplane; classical music; rock music

Indexer Notes

A broad parody of Batman. Signed "Chaykin & Kupperberg '74" so credits are uncertain.

Right Field (Table of Contents)

Bathos Playhouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Justin Green [as Giustiano E. Verde]
Pencils:
Justin Green [as Giustiano E. Verde]
Inks:
Justin Green [as Giustiano E. Verde]
Letters:
Justin Green

Synopsis:
A boy has a bad experience with youth baseball.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

Kapootie's Relieve It or Not! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Reese [as Reese] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Kirchner [as Kirchner] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Winston Churchill (cameo); Josef Stalin (cameo); Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo)
Keywords:
Yalta

Indexer Notes

A parody of Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Le Petomane, Pfart King!
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Home Plate
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Manhattan Madness
    City Slicker Bob
  6. 5. Th' Poetry of Nature
    Ezekiel Wolf
  7. 6. Rowdy Noody in Duluth, Minnesota
    Rowdy Noody
  8. 7. Rocketman's Warning to Kids
    Rocketman
  9. 8. Gone with the Wind
  10. 9. The Invasion of the Windsuckers from Beyond the Stars
  11. 10. Groupie-Doo
  12. 11. Saturday Caper
    Rowdy Noody
  13. 12. The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters
    Real Dreams
  14. 13. Le Petomane
  15. 14. Neke Carson's Message from the Arts
  16. 15. Musical Fruit
  17. 16. Magazine Lover
  18. 17. ["Couple of rock stars, Doctor."]
    Smacky Duck
  19. 18. Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo
    Bozo Rebebo
  20. 19. The Big Burn
    Dope Rider & Lee Van Cleef
  21. 20. Wham! Bam! Thank You, Sam!"
    Heather and Feather
  22. 21. Allegro Con Brioche with Count von Counterpoint
  23. 22. Right Field
    Bathos Playhouse
  24. 23. Kapootie's Relieve It or Not!
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