(1973)

National Lampoon, Inc., 1973 Series
 
Price:
2.50 USD
Pages:
156
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Lampoon Magazine
Editing:
Michael O'Donoghue
Format:
8.25 inches wide x 10.875 inches high; perfect bound; heavy cover stock; various interior paper stock

[Fate] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Berni Wrightson [as Wrightson 73] (signed)
Inks:
Berni Wrightson [as Wrightson 73] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Fate
Keywords:
scales
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[A was an author who went for a walk] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 2. Part 1 of 26.

["And remember, if anyone asks say you are an acorn"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters:
M. K. Brown (signed)

Keywords:
aliens

Indexer Notes

Page 2.

All-Consuming Passion (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Keywords:
monster

Indexer Notes

Page 3.

[B was a bore who engaged him in talk] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 6. Part 2 of 26.

Gondolier: Butte, Montana (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Indexer Notes

Page 6.

Plate 1: Birds of Israel (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Meyerowitz
Pencils:
Rick Meyerowitz
Inks:
Rick Meyerowitz
Colors:
Rick Meyerowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Eight birds with enormous beaks as parodies of various Jewish stereotypes.
Keywords:
Israel

Indexer Notes

Page 18.

[C was a Canvass encrusted with dirt] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 19. Part 3 of 26.

Computer-Printout Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A five-panel strip, with the dialogue supposedly supplied by a computer typed printout.
Keywords:
computer

Indexer Notes

Page 19.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and credits. On page 22, where "contents" falls in alphabetical order.

[D was a Dog who appeared to be hurt] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
dog

Indexer Notes

Page 25. Part 4 of 26.

Other Properties of Women (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Four cartoons with nude women displaying loyalty, simplicity, agility, and playfulness in absurd fashion.

Indexer Notes

Page 30.

Passport to Deprivation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Glashan
Pencils:
John Glashan
Inks:
John Glashan
Colors:
John Glashan
Letters:
John Glashan

Synopsis:
A man looking for a place to sleep is given an address by a seaman.

Swamp Sluts (Table of Contents)

Droll Comics / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian McConnachie
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Strange happenings inside a house are obscured by a number of outside objects, like trucks, owls, snow, etc.

Indexer Notes

Pages 33-40.

Deco Desperados (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
P.J. O'Rourke
Pencils:
Alan Kupperburg; Alan Rose; Randy Burman
Inks:
Alan Kupperburg; Alan Rose; Randy Burman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; satire-parody
Synopsis:
A crime story told in Art-Deco style.
Keywords:
Art Deco

Indexer Notes

Pages 42-47. Panel borders and lines between tiers of panels are printed in silver ink.

[E an Egyptian with things from a tomb] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
Egypt

Indexer Notes

Page 50. Part 5 of 26.

The Enclopedia Salesman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Pencils:
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Inks:
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Letters:
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)

Synopsis:
An encyclopedia salesman tries to make a sale to an ignorant housewife.
Keywords:
encyclopedia

Indexer Notes

Page 50

[F was a Fire in a top story room] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 51. Part 6 of 26.

Foldout Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A two-dimensional look at a comic with folded panels.

Indexer Notes

Page 51.

["I say, would you mind passing the ssss.."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters:
M. K. Brown (signed)

Synopsis:
A man with a severe stammer can't say "salt."

Indexer Notes

Page 52.

Mercury Messenger of God (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Pencils:
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Inks:
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Letters:
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]

Genre:
religious; satire-parody
Characters:
Mercury; Ramona (dog); God
Synopsis:
Mercury gets a summons to see God, who has assumed the form of a giant princess phone.

Indexer Notes

Pages 53-54.

[G was the Glove that he dropped without thinking] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 60. Part 7 of 26.

[I was talking to the duck!!!] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)

Genre:
religious; satire-parody
Characters:
God; Moses
Synopsis:
God jokes with Moses after giving him the Ten Commandments.

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

God (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre:
religious; satire-parody
Characters:
God
Synopsis:
God depicted as a housewife creating life from a bottle.

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

Glacial Calamity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Bluestone
Pencils:
M. K. Brown
Inks:
M. K. Brown
Letters:
M. K. Brown

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A polar bear swims from the South Pole to the North Pole and causes all the polar bears to become magnetized.

Indexer Notes

Page 61.

[H was a House whose foundations were sinking] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 63. Part 8 of 26.

["Ok, Schafer, get up here and tell the class what's wrong?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Pencils:
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Inks:
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Three men are hanged improperly and a student has to say what's wrong.

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

[Honk! Honk! Why it's "Wobbles," the Goose!] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A tiny man dressed as a goose looks up a girl's skirt as she is feeding the other geese.

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

[I was an Infant that clung to his sleeve] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 66. Part 9 of 26.

[Italian, Fluent] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A beggar sings in Italian while playing an acordian, while a giant cat peers around the corner.

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

[J was the Jam he gave it to leave] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 67. Part 10 of 26.

Etiquotte #29 - Addressing a Lady (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
A man writes a mailing address on the stomach of a nude woman.

Indexer Notes

Page 67.

[K was a Keepsake picked up from the gutter] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Part 11 of 26.

["They called me Kissless Katy until..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Pencils:
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Inks:
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Letters:
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Rosie the Riveter
Synopsis:
A woman war worker gets a boost when Rosie gives her a pick-me-up--cocaine.
Keywords:
World War II

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Parody of Sunday comics newspaper ads from the 1940s.

[L was a Lady who peered through a shutter] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 81. Part 11 of 26.

Rodriguez Takes a Look at the Circus (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Pencils:
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Inks:
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Letters:
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]

Synopsis:
Seven strange cartoons about the circus.
Keywords:
circus

Indexer Notes

Pages 93-94.

The Lost Lions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Hamish
Synopsis:
A man goes on to an eventful life after he opens the wrong envelope.

Indexer Notes

Pages 100-102.

["And now here's the news from Radio Free Poland..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
A man reading clay tablets and talking into a tin can-telephone.

Indexer Notes

Page 107.

[M was a Muffin he bought from a tray] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 108. Part 13 of 26.

Möbius Strip Comics (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Synopsis:
A two-dimensional drawing of what a Möbieus Strip with comics would look like.

Indexer Notes

Page 108.

Cowgirls at War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael O'Donoghue
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; war
Synopsis:
Cowgirls besieged by Nazis engage in bondage during the lulls in the action.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adult; bondage; cowgirls; lesbians; Nazis

Indexer Notes

A cover, faux promo, and a nine page story. Pages 111-121

Life Cycle of the Hot Dog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.875 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
Hot dogs treated as though they had a life-cycle like salmon.

Indexer Notes

Six panels. Page 122.

Endings (Table of Contents)

Mule's Diner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Mack
Pencils:
Stan Mack
Inks:
Stan Mack
Colors:
Stan Mack
Letters:
Stan Mack

Characters:
Sven Smokehouse; Ewart Smokehouse; Ebert Smokehouse
Synopsis:
Three generations of the fathers in a family, with the third becoming horribly afraid of breaking wind.

Indexer Notes

Pages 123-126.

[N was a Notice that caused him dismay] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 127. Part 14 of 26.

Nose Porn (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Pornography focusing on noses.
Keywords:
adult

Indexer Notes

Page 128.

[O was an Opening left in a wall] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 129. Part 15 of 26.

The Old Switcheroo (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A drawing that can be viewed right-side up or upside down, each with a non-sequitur word balloon.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

Origami Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis:
Three panels. In the last the first panel is folded into the shape of a paper airplane.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

[P was a Place he did not know at all] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 130. Part 16 of 26.

Practical Joke (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A ribald variation on the "water squirting from a flower" gag.

Indexer Notes

Page 130.

Printer's Strike Comics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis:
An "farmer's daughter" story that is left unfinished by a printer's (typesetter's) strike.

Indexer Notes

Page 130.

Heading for Trouble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian McConnachie
Pencils:
Francis Hollidge
Inks:
Francis Hollidge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Speedy Alka-Seltzer (costume); Poppin' Fresh (costume); Mr. Peanut (costume)
Synopsis:
Three men do a variety of unsafe acts while driving.
Keywords:
driving

Indexer Notes

Page 131-134. A parody of a safe-driving film.

[Q was the Question he asked of a stranger] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 135. Part 17 of 26.

Queer Kliban Cartoons So Listed as to Pad Out the Letter Q (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.375 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
Three cartoons: Grandmother eating porcupines; Clare's harness; and heads in the garden.
Keywords:
garden; porcupines

Indexer Notes

Page 135.

[R the Reply his life was in danger] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 136. Part 18 of 26.

Roo, The Old Switcher- (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A figure that can be viewed right-side up or upside-down, with a circular word balloon containing a non-sequitur sentence.

Indexer Notes

Page 136. Same drawing as Sequence 46, but larger and at a different angle.

Porcupine Joke (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
A porcupine tells the old "I just flew in from the coast" joke.

Indexer Notes

Page 136.

The Adventures of Timmy Taylor in Titland! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters:
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis:
Timmy dreams he wakes up in a world where all the objects have breasts.

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

["Sure he may be a flasher, but he's also a national hero"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script:
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A ribald variation on the "Dutch boy and the dike" gag.

Indexer Notes

Page 139.

[S was the Sun which went under a cloud] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 142. Part 18 of 26.

"Oh, oh! At it again..." (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Pencils:
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Inks:
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Colors:
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Letters:
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Martha Mitchell; John Mitchell
Synopsis:
A parody of Attorney General John Mitchell's wife's late-night phone calls to reporters.
Keywords:
politics

Indexer Notes

Page 142.

The Sad Pony (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks:
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters:
M. K. Brown (signed)

Genre:
animal; satire-parody
Synopsis:
A sad pony overeats until he meets a little boy.

Indexer Notes

Pages 143-144.

[T was a Thunderclap horribly loud] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 145. Part 20 of 26.

[U was the Urn dislodged from the sky] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 146. Part 21 of 26.

Unwholesome Cartoon (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)
Pencils:
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)
Inks:
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)

Synopsis:
A small boy is tied to the stump of a man's leg in place of a peg.

Indexer Notes

Page 146.

[V was its Victim who cried out "But why?"] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 147. Part 23 of 26.

Midget Vampire, Alton, Illinois (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban
Pencils:
B. Kliban
Inks:
B. Kliban
Letters:
B. Kliban

Synopsis:
A midget vampire bites his victims on the knees.

Indexer Notes

Page 147.

[W was the Wagon in which his life ended] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

[Wolves] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils:
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks:
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters:
B. Kliban (signed)

Synopsis:
A shepherd yells "Wolf! Wolf!" even though the wolves are clearly disinterested in his flock.

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

Wooden Legs (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters:
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)

Synopsis:
A pirate has four wooden legs, like a table.

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

[X was the Exequies sparsely attended] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 24 of 26.

[Y was the Yew beneath which he was laid] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 25 of 26.

Yet Another Old Switcheroo (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A drawing that can be viewed right-side up or upside down, each with a non-sequitur word balloon.

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Same drawing as Seq. 46, different word balloons.

[Z was the Zither he left to the maid] (Table of Contents)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Edward Gorey
Pencils:
Edward Gorey
Inks:
Edward Gorey
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 26 of 26.

Lizard Zen (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Pencils:
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Inks:
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Letters:
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
Twenty-six cartoons of lizards doing various things.

Indexer Notes

Pages 150-152.

[Sexy Drawings] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta [as Frazetta] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta [as Frazetta] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A scantily-clad woman uses a knife to fight off a primitive man.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Fate]
  2. 1. [A was an author who went for a walk]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  3. 2. ["And remember, if anyone asks say you are an acorn"]
  4. 3. All-Consuming Passion
  5. 4. [B was a bore who engaged him in talk]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  6. 5. Gondolier: Butte, Montana
  7. 6. Plate 1: Birds of Israel
  8. 7. [C was a Canvass encrusted with dirt]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  9. 8. Computer-Printout Comics
  10. 9. Contents
  11. 10. [D was a Dog who appeared to be hurt]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  12. 11. Other Properties of Women
  13. 12. Passport to Deprivation
  14. 13. Swamp Sluts
    Droll Comics
  15. 14. Deco Desperados
  16. 15. [E an Egyptian with things from a tomb]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  17. 16. The Enclopedia Salesman
  18. 17. [F was a Fire in a top story room]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  19. 18. Foldout Comics
  20. 19. ["I say, would you mind passing the ssss.."]
  21. 20. Mercury Messenger of God
  22. 21. [G was the Glove that he dropped without thinking]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  23. 22. [I was talking to the duck!!!]
  24. 23. God
  25. 24. Glacial Calamity
  26. 25. [H was a House whose foundations were sinking]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  27. 26. ["Ok, Schafer, get up here and tell the class what's wrong?"]
  28. 27. [Honk! Honk! Why it's "Wobbles," the Goose!]
  29. 28. [I was an Infant that clung to his sleeve]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  30. 29. [Italian, Fluent]
  31. 30. [J was the Jam he gave it to leave]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  32. 31. Etiquotte #29 - Addressing a Lady
  33. 32. [K was a Keepsake picked up from the gutter]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  34. 33. ["They called me Kissless Katy until..."]
  35. 34. [L was a Lady who peered through a shutter]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  36. 35. Rodriguez Takes a Look at the Circus
  37. 36. The Lost Lions
  38. 37. ["And now here's the news from Radio Free Poland..."]
  39. 38. [M was a Muffin he bought from a tray]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  40. 39. Möbius Strip Comics
  41. 40. Cowgirls at War
  42. 41. Life Cycle of the Hot Dog
  43. 42. Endings
    Mule's Diner
  44. 43. [N was a Notice that caused him dismay]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  45. 44. Nose Porn
  46. 45. [O was an Opening left in a wall]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  47. 46. The Old Switcheroo
  48. 47. Origami Comics
  49. 48. [P was a Place he did not know at all]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  50. 49. Practical Joke
  51. 50. Printer's Strike Comics
  52. 51. Heading for Trouble
  53. 52. [Q was the Question he asked of a stranger]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  54. 53. Queer Kliban Cartoons So Listed as to Pad Out the Letter Q
  55. 54. [R the Reply his life was in danger]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  56. 55. Roo, The Old Switcher-
  57. 56. Porcupine Joke
  58. 57. The Adventures of Timmy Taylor in Titland!
  59. 58. ["Sure he may be a flasher, but he's also a national hero"]
  60. 59. [S was the Sun which went under a cloud]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  61. 60. "Oh, oh! At it again..."
  62. 61. The Sad Pony
  63. 62. [T was a Thunderclap horribly loud]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  64. 63. [U was the Urn dislodged from the sky]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  65. 64. Unwholesome Cartoon
  66. 65. [V was its Victim who cried out "But why?"]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  67. 66. Midget Vampire, Alton, Illinois
  68. 67. [W was the Wagon in which his life ended]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  69. 68. [Wolves]
  70. 69. Wooden Legs
  71. 70. [X was the Exequies sparsely attended]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  72. 71. [Y was the Yew beneath which he was laid]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  73. 72. Yet Another Old Switcheroo
  74. 73. [Z was the Zither he left to the maid]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  75. 74. Lizard Zen
  76. 75. [Sexy Drawings]
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