(May 1985)

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)
Format:
Magazine size; saddle stitched

Issue Notes

Celebrity Roast.


The Jackson Fire (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Inks:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Colors:
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Michael Jackson

Indexer Notes

Cover refers to an incident in 1984 where Michael Jackson's hair was accidently set on fire while he was filming a Pepsi commercial.

The Return of the Kosher Butcher (Table of Contents)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; sports
Characters:
Meshugga Ray Horowitz [The Kosher Butcher]; Rabbi Seltzer; Don King (cameo); Muhammad Ali (cameo); Hulk Hogan (cameo); George Foreman (cameo)
Synopsis:
A washed-up Jewish fighter tries to get a match.
Keywords:
boxing; Jewish

Dustbusters (Table of Contents)

The O-Team Starring Mr. T / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Kisch
Pencils:
Adam Kubert
Inks:
Adam Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Adam Kubert

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. T; Truman Capote
Synopsis:
Mr. T gets addicted to cocaine and has to go to rehab.
Keywords:
cocaine; rehab

Indexer Notes

Color cover and seven page black and white story.

Rose, Rose, There She Goes...Into the Bushes to Take Off Her Clothes. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Rose Ambrose
Synopsis:
The story of a woman who uses her sexual charms to eventually become President of the United States.
Keywords:
assassination; president; senator; vice-president

Marnin and Morgan: A Romance the Media Missed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils:
Drew Friedman
Inks:
Drew Friedman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Marnin Rosenberg; Morgan Fairchild
Synopsis:
Actress Morgan Fairchild moves in when an average guy on Long Island advertises for a roommate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
actress; Great Neck; Long Island; roommate

The Rodrigues Celebrity Memorabilia Gallery (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 4 pages (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)

Synopsis:
Twelve cartoons involving unlikely items supposedly linked to celebrities.
Keywords:
memorabilia

Richard Belzer's Celebrity Roast (Table of Contents)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Richard Belzer (photos)
Synopsis:
Richard Belzer does insult humor involving various celebrities.
Keywords:
celebrity roast; comedian

Where Are They Now? (Table of Contents)

Zippy's Celebrity Showcase / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Griffith
Pencils:
Bill Griffith
Inks:
Bill Griffith
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Griffith

Characters:
Zippy the Pinhead; Mr. Toad; Luciano Pavarotti; Dolly Parton
Synopsis:
Zippy mistakes ordinary people for celebrities and then doesn't recognize two real celebrities.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hollywood Boulevard; video-camera
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Jackson Fire
  2. 1. The Return of the Kosher Butcher
  3. 2. Dustbusters
    The O-Team Starring Mr. T
  4. 3. Rose, Rose, There She Goes...Into the Bushes to Take Off Her Clothes.
  5. 4. Marnin and Morgan: A Romance the Media Missed
  6. 5. The Rodrigues Celebrity Memorabilia Gallery
  7. 6. Richard Belzer's Celebrity Roast
  8. 7. Where Are They Now?
    Zippy's Celebrity Showcase
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