(January 1984)

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Volume
2
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Humor Magazine for Adults
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Barcode
?
Editing
L. Dennis Plunkett (editor-in-chief); Sean Kelly (senior editor); Glenn Eichler (managing editor); Kevin Curran; Peter Gaffney; Fred Graver

Issue Notes

Funny Pages on pages 79-85.

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Tippy, Tippy, Tippy! If only you didn't cook with water from the toilet!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A dog wearing an apron welcomes a tire working couple home, but there's a catch.
Keywords
dog

Indexer Notes

Signature is illegible. Page 6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Chris Browne (signed)
Pencils
Chris Browne (signed)
Inks
Chris Browne (signed)
Letters
Chris Browne (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is "Call In." 555-1212. Hello?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man listening to the radio at his desk hears a caller on a radio program devise a way to swear on the air.
Keywords
radio; swearing

Indexer Notes

Four panels. Page 10.

[Doorman for the Labyrinth] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Pencils
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Inks
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)

Genre
humor
Characters
Minotaur
Synopsis
The Minotaur exits from the Labyrinth and a doorman hails him a cab.
Keywords
doorman; Labyrinth; Minotaur

Indexer Notes

Page 14. Pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Pencils
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Inks
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meechum, clear out your desk and be out of this building in an hour. 'Can do, chief!'
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boss gives his last order to an ultimate "yes-man."
Keywords
office

Indexer Notes

Page 18.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've taken the liberty of adding eight thousand dollars to your check so that, while you're stunned with disbelief, I can bang your wife.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A waiter invents an outlandish scheme.

Indexer Notes

Page 20.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, hello. Is this "Foto Funnies?" I'm Mrs. Shapiro, Glenda's mother...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Glenda, the Foto Funnies girl, is ill, so her mother shows up to substitute for her.

Indexer Notes

Page 28.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Eliphant]
Inks
? [as Eliphant]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And so, with the help of computer enhancement, these satellite photographs...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Ronald Reagan
Synopsis
President Reagan tries to prove that Russians have infiltrated Nicaragua.
Keywords
editorial cartoons; Pat Oliphant

Indexer Notes

Page 42. Part of Time Magazine parody. Done in the style of Pat Oliphant editorial cartoons.

Mystery of the Poets (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Pencils
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Inks
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Letters
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A detective talks to his clown sidekick about a crime committed by a poet.
Keywords
clown; detective; poets

Indexer Notes

Page 70. There is a title box.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
? [as Carroll] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Carroll] (signed)
Inks
? [as Carroll] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And instead of sneaking out to a hotel, you should lock your door and fuck your secretary on your desk.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An efficiency expert gives a report to his boss.
Keywords
efficiency expert

Indexer Notes

Page 78.

Planet of the Pinheads - Episode 6 (Table of Contents: 10)

Zippy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith (signed)
Pencils
Bill Griffith (signed)
Inks
Bill Griffith (signed)
Letters
Bill Griffith (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Zippy the Pinhead
Synopsis
Zippy travels by rocketship to the planet of Microvia, only to find it has completely embraced capitalism.
Keywords
night club; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Page 79. Part of a continued story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a darling chair, Kathy!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi
Synopsis
Bonnie's friends find useable objects in the trash. When Pepsi tries, she just finds trash.
Keywords
aerobics; garbage

Indexer Notes

Page 80.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Politenessman / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ron Barrett (signed)
Pencils
Ron Barrett (signed)
Inks
Ron Barrett (signed)
Letters
Ron Barrett (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And so, Politenessman, we've got to do something about these robbers!
Genre
humor
Characters
Politenessman
Synopsis
Politenessman teaches crooks how to fold their masks into intricate shapes.
Keywords
Doilymobile; masks

Indexer Notes

Page 81.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Popular Problems / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ron Hauge (signed)
Pencils
Ron Hauge (signed)
Inks
Ron Hauge (signed)
Letters
Ron Hauge (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the moment she got on the plane I knew I had to meet her.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is infatuated with a woman sitting in front of him on a plane, but discovers that she has been drawing scenes of violence the entire flight.
Keywords
airplane; doodles; infatuation

Indexer Notes

Page 81.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Ray and Joe - The Story of a Man and His Dead Friend / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Letters
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember how we used to argue politics, Joe?
Genre
humor
Characters
Ray; Joe
Synopsis
Ray gets in a argument with Joe (despite his being dead) and throws him out.
Keywords
argument; death

Indexer Notes

Page 82. Part of a continued story.

The Usual (Table of Contents: 15)

Mimi Pond's Famous Waitress School / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mimi Pond (signed)
Pencils
Mimi Pond (signed)
Inks
Mimi Pond (signed)
Letters
Mimi Pond (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The problems of dealing with regular customers.
Keywords
waitress

Indexer Notes

Page 83.

A Studio Tour (Table of Contents: 16)

Excursions / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boring tour of an old Hollywood studio.
Reprints
Keywords
Hollywood; movies

Indexer Notes

Page 83.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

New Wave Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Pencils
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Inks
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Letters
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I'm a truck-drivin' mama. Trucking down the line.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The adventures of a female truck driver.
Keywords
truck driver; truck stop

Indexer Notes

Page 84.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Aunt Mary's Kitchen / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aunt Mary has left the kitchen and is traveling west...
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Mary
Synopsis
Driving west in her 1941 Chrysler, Aunt Mary stops at a diner for a snack. Then a flying saucer is spotted in the sky.
Keywords
Chrysler; flying saucer

Indexer Notes

Page 84. Part of a continued story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Appletons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Pencils
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Inks
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Letters
B. K. Taylor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Appletons are vacationing in sunny Florida...
Genre
humor
Characters
Norm Appleton
Synopsis
After being harassed by two small boys, Mr. Appleton gets his revenge with a combination of a metal slide and some violin rosin.
Keywords
beach; rosin; slide; violin

Indexer Notes

Page. 85.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Pencils
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Inks
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We overhauled the transmission, rebuilt her carburetor, changed the muffler...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has multiple repairs made to his car, but in the end still has a piece of junk.
Keywords
automobile; mechanic

Indexer Notes

Page 86.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Oh, Tippy, Tippy, Tippy! If only you didn't cook with water from the toilet!"]
  2. 2. ["This is "Call In." 555-1212. Hello?"]
  3. 3. [Doorman for the Labyrinth]
  4. 4. ["Meechum, clear out your desk and be out of this building in an hour. 'Can do, chief!'"]
  5. 5. ["I've taken the liberty of adding eight thousand dollars to your check so that, while you're stunned with disbelief, I can bang your wife."]
  6. 6. ["Oh, hello. Is this "Foto Funnies?" I'm Mrs. Shapiro, Glenda's mother..."]
    Foto Funnies
  7. 7. ["And so, with the help of computer enhancement, these satellite photographs..."]
  8. 8. Mystery of the Poets
  9. 9. ["...And instead of sneaking out to a hotel, you should lock your door and fuck your secretary on your desk."]
  10. 10. Planet of the Pinheads - Episode 6
    Zippy
  11. 11. ["What a darling chair, Kathy!"]
    Trots and Bonnie
  12. 12. ["...And so, Politenessman, we've got to do something about these robbers!"]
    Politenessman
  13. 13. ["From the moment she got on the plane I knew I had to meet her."]
    Popular Problems
  14. 14. ["Remember how we used to argue politics, Joe?"]
    Ray and Joe - The Story of a Man and His Dead Friend
  15. 15. The Usual
    Mimi Pond's Famous Waitress School
  16. 16. A Studio Tour
    Excursions
  17. 17. ["Well, I'm a truck-drivin' mama. Trucking down the line."]
    New Wave Comics
  18. 18. ["Aunt Mary has left the kitchen and is traveling west..."]
    Aunt Mary's Kitchen
  19. 19. ["The Appletons are vacationing in sunny Florida..."]
    The Appletons
  20. 20. ["We overhauled the transmission, rebuilt her carburetor, changed the muffler..."]
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