(August 1974)

National Lampoon, Inc., 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.85 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing:
Henry Beard; Tony Hendra; Brian McConnachie; Sean Kelly
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

Issue Notes

The "Isolationism and Tooth Decay" issue. Funny Pages on tan newsprint on pages 77-83.


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.

Let's Steer Clear of These (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Hess (painting)
Inks:
Richard Hess (painting)
Colors:
Richard Hess (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Uncle Sam; Mr. Tooth

["Who dealt this mess?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Fran Hollidge [as Hollidge] (signed)
Pencils:
Fran Hollidge [as Hollidge] (signed)
Inks:
Fran Hollidge [as Hollidge] (signed)
Letters:
Fran Hollidge

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Uncle Sam; Russian Bear; John Q. Public; Mr. H-Bomb
Synopsis:
Uncle Sam; Russian Bear; John Q. Public; and Mr. H-Bomb are playing poker. Mr. H-Bomb is not pleased with his hand.

Indexer Notes

A parody of editorial cartoons.

["Don't hurt my tail..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A man at the beach warns another man not to pull his tail.
Keywords:
beach; tail

Indexer Notes

A very small cartoon at the top of the editorial page.

["Where are the Goddamn pieces you were supposed..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry Taylor (photo); Michael Gross (photo)

Two-Way Comics! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Subitzky (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Subitzky (signed)
Inks:
Ed Subitzky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Subitzky

Indexer Notes

A 16-panel grid. Read in the regular left-to-right fashion, it's a clean and boring story. Read from top-to-bottom in each column it becomes sex story.

[Snail Rides] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
S. Gross (signed)
Pencils:
S. Gross (signed)
Inks:
S. Gross (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man waits well after dark for his son to finish his ride on a giant snail.
Keywords:
snail

["Mr. Duck and Weevil have taken Tijuana by storm..."] (Table of Contents)

Dirty Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bobby London (signed)
Pencils:
Bobby London (signed)
Inks:
Bobby London (signed)
Colors:
Bobby London ?
Letters:
Bobby London

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; erotica
Characters:
Dirty Duck; Weevil; Conchita; Lance (donkey)
Synopsis:
Mr. Duck sets up a donkey sex show, but Weevil is jealous of the donkey.
Keywords:
donkey; Mexico; sex show; Tijuana

["Beware questionable salesmen who promise the moon."] (Table of Contents)

Underwear for the Deaf / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael O'Donoghue
Pencils:
David Kaestle (photographs)
Inks:
David Kaestle (photographs)
Colors:
? (tinting)
Letters:
?; Alan Rose (logo)

Indexer Notes

Hand-tinted photographs.

["Remember all that rotten stuff you pulled off as a kid?"] (Table of Contents)

Nuts / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
A boy is haunted by guilt after he steals a candy bar.

["So my folks said they'd help either way."] (Table of Contents)

One Year Affair / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Byron Preiss [as Preiss]
Pencils:
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Inks:
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Letters:
Ralph Reese

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Steve; Jill
Synopsis:
Steve and Jill try to decide what to do about Jill's pregnancy.

Useful Comics! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Instructions in comic form on how a shy man should approach a woman.

["You think you have problems?"] (Table of Contents)

One Year Affair / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Byron Preiss [as Preiss]
Pencils:
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Inks:
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Letters:
Ralph Reese

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Steve; Jill; Dr. Arabella Welby
Synopsis:
Jill has a miscarriage, then disappears.

["Mule, I'd be perfectly happy just sitting here..."] (Table of Contents)

Mule's Diner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Mack (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Mack (signed)
Inks:
Stan Mack (signed)
Letters:
Stan Mack

Characters:
Mule; Buddy; Pat
Synopsis:
Pat tells Buddy to go to an old run-down house, saying it is a house of prostitution, full of pretty girls. When Buddy gets there he is greeted by hideous beings.

Cheech Wizard Snuks Acid (Scene I) (Table of Contents)

Bodé's Cartoon Concert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Pencils:
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Inks:
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Colors:
Vaughn Bodé (graytones)
Letters:
Vaughn Bodé

Characters:
Cheech Wizard; Guru Eartheye; SukSukSun
Synopsis:
Cheech drinks beer spiked with L.S.D.
Keywords:
drugs; L.S.D.

["Hi! Watcha doin'?"] (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

Characters:
Trots (dog); Bonnie
Synopsis:
A woman who has been raped is dumped from a car in front of Bonnie's house.
Keywords:
rape

Lesson #CS: Know Your Shit (Table of Contents)

Famous Comic Artists School / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Pencils:
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Inks:
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Letters:
Bruce Cochran

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Proper ways of drawing the feces of various animals.

["Georgia, 1865. The War Between the States rages."] (Table of Contents)

Desdemona the Southern Belle / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Desdemona; Stanfield Winfield; John Henry
Synopsis:
Stanfield goes off to fight the Civil War. In the two hours while he's gone, the plantation's slaves are freed and Desdemona becomes engaged to a black man named John Henry.
Keywords:
Civil War; Georgia; slaves