(April 1986)

National Lampoon, Inc., 1970 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing:
Matty Simmons (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color cover
Dimensions:
magazine size
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Doctors and Lawyers Issue


[The Professionals] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jeff Lindberg (painting)
Inks:
Jeff Lindberg (painting)
Colors:
Jeff Lindberg (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Keywords:
doctors; lawyers; prostitutes

Indexer Notes

Concept by Lance Contrucci. Cover name and credits from the Editorial.

[Hooker-Gynecologist] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
After sex, a hooker and a gynecologist present their bills.
Keywords:
gynecologist; prostitute

[Origin] (Table of Contents)

Doctor-Lawyer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky
Inks:
Ed Subitzky
Colors:
Ed Subitzky ?
Letters:
Ed Subitzky

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Doctor-Lawyer
Synopsis:
A man graduates from Harvard with a law degree, then goes back to become a doctor.
Keywords:
doctor; lawyer

The Man Who Dropped Dead in the Afternoon! (Table of Contents)

Doctor-Lawyer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky
Inks:
Ed Subitzky
Colors:
Ed Subitzky ?
Letters:
Ed Subitzky

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Doctor-Lawyer
Synopsis:
Doctor-Lawyer is accused of malpractice and is also the prosecuting attorney in the case.
Keywords:
doctor; heart attack; lawyer; trial

The Life and Times of Edwin Meese III (Table of Contents)

Shysters Illustrated / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Andy Simmons
Pencils:
Adam Kubert
Inks:
Adam Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Edwin Meese III; Ronald Reagan; Bonzo (chimpanzee)
Synopsis:
A libelous account of the life of Attorney General Edwin Meese.
Keywords:
ambulance; Attorney General; lawyer; trial

Indexer Notes

Parody of Classics Illustrated. Color cover and three page black and white story.

["Oliver meets his new boss at the factory!"] (Table of Contents)

Oliver in Whacko Land / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils:
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks:
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters:
Gahan Wilson (signed)

Characters:
Oliver
Synopsis:
Oliver's boss decides Oliver needs a new head and new hands.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continued story.

[The Exhibition] (Table of Contents)

Trots and Bonnie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Pencils:
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Inks:
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Letters:
Shary Flenniken (signed)

Characters:
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi; Mary Shultz
Synopsis:
Pepsi decides to make money from "secondary sexual experiences."

Sex and Violence (Table of Contents)

Now It Can Be Told / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Geary (signed)
Pencils:
Rick Geary (signed)
Inks:
Rick Geary (signed)
Letters:
Rick Geary (signed)

Synopsis:
Random observations about everyday life.
Keywords:
apes; food; movies; shoes; World Trade Center

[Slipcovers] (Table of Contents)

Steve Draper Custom Upholsterer / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Ron Barrett
Pencils:
Ron Barrett
Inks:
Ron Barrett
Letters:
Ron Barrett

Characters:
Steve Draper
Synopsis:
A wife comes to Steve Draper. Her husband is cheating on her with an upholstered chair.
Keywords:
adultery; slipcovers; upholstery

[Dreams] (Table of Contents)

Dog Date Diary / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ron Barrett
Pencils:
Ron Barrett
Inks:
Ron Barrett
Letters:
Ron Barrett

Synopsis:
A dog has an erotic dream.
Keywords:
dog; dream

[Confession] (Table of Contents)

Dirty Father Harry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Marek [as Mark Cyril Marek]
Pencils:
Mark Marek [as Mark Cyril Marek]
Inks:
Mark Marek [as Mark Cyril Marek]
Letters:
Mark Marek [as Mark Cyril Marek]

Genre:
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters:
Dirty Father Harry
Synopsis:
A man comes to confess his sins to a priest. Dirty Father Harry beats the man with a blackjack to get a full account of all his sins.
Keywords:
blackjack; confession; priest

[Visiting Mrs. Van Buren] (Table of Contents)

Sam de Groot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Letters:
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)

Genre:
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters:
Sam de Groot; Mrs. Van Buren
Synopsis:
Sam finds that Mrs. Van Buren is also in an iron lung. She tells of committing adultery with a man eight years ago, who her husband has kept locked inside her iron lung ever since.
Keywords:
adultery; iron lung

Indexer Notes

Part of a continued story.

[The New Year's Eve Party] (Table of Contents)

Timberland Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
B. K. Taylor
Pencils:
B. K. Taylor
Inks:
B. K. Taylor
Letters:
B. K. Taylor

Characters:
Dr. Rogers; Kathleen; Maurice; Constable Tom; Foamy (dog)
Synopsis:
Dr. Rogers spikes the eggnog at a New Year's Eve party. Everyone gets drunk and eventually Constable Tom burns down the cabin.
Keywords:
drunk; eggnog; fire; New Year's Eve

[Hospital Patients] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Two characters in wheelchairs discuss their ailments.
Keywords:
wheelchair

[The Doctor's Office] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Vengeance / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Pencils:
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Inks:
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Letters:
Buddy Hickerson (signed)

Characters:
Mr. Vengeance
Synopsis:
Mr. Vengeance gets revenge on the doctor who drained his mother's funds and forced her to go on welfare. He takes over the office and does his usual quota of crude and cruel deeds.
Keywords:
doctor; enema; surgery

St. Hell's (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Randy Jones (signed)
Pencils:
Randy Jones (signed)
Inks:
Randy Jones (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Dr. Flaccid's experiment releases a toxic cloud of artificial intelligence which turns St. Helen's Hospital into a madhouse.
Keywords:
doctor; hospital

Indexer Notes

Red highlights are the only color. Title may be a play on the TV show "St. Elsewhere."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Professionals]
  2. 1. [Hooker-Gynecologist]
    Foto Funnies
  3. 2. [Origin]
    Doctor-Lawyer
  4. 3. The Man Who Dropped Dead in the Afternoon!
    Doctor-Lawyer
  5. 4. The Life and Times of Edwin Meese III
    Shysters Illustrated
  6. 5. ["Oliver meets his new boss at the factory!"]
    Oliver in Whacko Land
  7. 6. [The Exhibition]
    Trots and Bonnie
  8. 7. Sex and Violence
    Now It Can Be Told
  9. 8. [Slipcovers]
    Steve Draper Custom Upholsterer
  10. 9. [Dreams]
    Dog Date Diary
  11. 10. [Confession]
    Dirty Father Harry
  12. 11. [Visiting Mrs. Van Buren]
    Sam de Groot
  13. 12. [The New Year's Eve Party]
    Timberland Tales
  14. 13. [Hospital Patients]
    Foto Funnies
  15. 14. [The Doctor's Office]
    Mr. Vengeance
  16. 15. St. Hell's
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