(November 1970)

New American Library, 1970 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New American Library
Brand
Signet Books
Editing
Albert B. Feldstein
Color
Color covers; black and white interior
Dimensions
4 1/4" w x 7" h
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Mass Market paperback
Publishing Format
One-shot

Issue Notes

Numbered on spine 451-P4425-060.


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Letters
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Characters
Alfred E. Neuman

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Script
Nick Meglin (foreword)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sing Along With Mad

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter, foreword

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Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

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My Square Lester (Table of Contents: 7)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited); Alan Jay Lerner (original book and lyrics)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Henry Headman; Pitkin; Lester Doobetter; Marigold Shapiro
Synopsis
Rock impresario Henry Headman bets he can transform incurably square and clean-cut Lester Doobetter into a rock idol. He succeeds with the help of marijuana, and notorious groupie Marigold Shapiro.
Keywords
Drugs; groupies; marijuana; rock music

Indexer Notes

Inspired by the musical "My Fair Lady."

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A Song Saluting the United States Post Office (Table of Contents: 9)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mailman; lonely mail recipient

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Yesterday." Original lyrics by Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

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On-The-Job Love Songs (Table of Contents: 11)

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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Characters
Cupid; businessman

Indexer Notes

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[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Businessman's Love Song (Table of Contents: 12)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Businessman; doll

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "For Me and My Gal." Original lyrics by George W. Meyer, Edgar Leslie, and E. Ray Goetz.

[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Dentist's Love Song (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Characters
Dentist; patient
Keywords
Dentist

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'." Original lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Waiter's Love Song (Table of Contents: 14)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Waiter; diner

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby." Original lyrics by Dorothy Fields.

[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Optician's Love Song (Table of Contents: 15)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Optician

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy." Original lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Garbageman's Love Song (Table of Contents: 16)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Garbageman; dream girl

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "I'll Be Seeing You." Original lyrics by Irving Kahal and Sammy Fain.

[On-The-Job Love Songs] The Doctor's Love Song (Table of Contents: 17)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Surgeon; assistants; patient; girl

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "You're the Top." Original lyrics by Cole Porter.

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

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A Song to be Sung During a Population Explosion (Table of Contents: 19)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Stork; people
Keywords
Overpopulation

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered." Original lyrics by Lorenz Hart.

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

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Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events (Table of Contents: 21)

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Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Section divider

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1651 B.C. Moses Leads His People to the Red Sea (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Moses; children of Israel
Keywords
Bible; Red Sea

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Born Free." Original lyrics by Don Black.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 44 B.C. Julius Caesar is Killed (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Julius Caesar; conspirators
Keywords
Assassination; Rome

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Good Night, Sweetheart." Original lyrics by Ray Noble, Jimmy Campbell, and Reg Connelly.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1506 Leonardo da Vinci Does Everything (Table of Contents: 24)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Leonardo da Vinci

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "There's No Business Like Show Business." Original lyrics by Irving Berlin.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1587 Sir Walter Raleigh Introduces Tobacco to England (Table of Contents: 25)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Sir Walter Raleigh; angry mob
Keywords
Tobacco

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Hello, Dolly!" Original lyrics by Jerry Herman.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1805 Napoleon Decides to Conquer Europe (Table of Contents: 26)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Napoleon Bonaparte

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Manhattan" ["We'll Have Manhattan"]. Original lyrics by Lorenz Hart.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1884 Sigmund Freud Discovers Psychoanalysis (Table of Contents: 27)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Patient; Sigmund Freud
Keywords
Psychiatrist; psychiatry; psychoanalysis; psychoanalyst

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "(You're Not Sick) You're Just in Love." Original lyrics by Irving Berlin.

[Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1892 Lizzie Borden Knocks Off Her Parents (Table of Contents: 28)

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Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Lizzie Borden
Keywords
Murder

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Just One of Those Things." Original lyrics by Cole Porter.

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A Song to Sing While You're Wondering Why You Don't Have Anything Left at the End of the Year (Table of Contents: 30)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Taxpayer; George Washington

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Come Back to Me." Original lyrics by Burton Lane and Alan Jay Lerner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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The Sound of Murder (Table of Contents: 32)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited); Howard Lindsay (original book); Russel Crouse (original book); Oscar Hammerstein II (original lyrics)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Louie Lasagna; traditional thugs; J. B. Tortoni; new-wave executive criminals; police; judge; attorney; jury
Synopsis
After fifteen years in prison, Louie Lasagna rounds up his gang and resumes his life of heavy-handed crime. The slick business-oriented mob, led by J. B. Tortoni, frames Louie and has him imprisoned again for 99 years, leaving them free to continue their lucrative life of corporate crime.
Keywords
Organized crime

Indexer Notes

Inspired by the musical "The Sound of Music."

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Songs for Driving Across America By (Table of Contents: 34)

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Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Indexer Notes

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[Songs for Driving Across America By] The Smog of Los Angeles (Table of Contents: 35)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "The Age of Aquarius." Original lyrics by James Rado, Gerome Ragni, and Galt MacDermot.

[Songs for Driving Across America By] Across the Foul Missouri (Table of Contents: 36)

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Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Across the Wide Missouri." Original lyrics traditional.

[Songs for Driving Across America By] At Night (Table of Contents: 37)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Driver

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Tonight." Original lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

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An All-Purpose Song That You Can Construct All By Yourself (Table of Contents: 39)

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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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[An All-Purpose Song That You Can Construct All By Yourself] All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself "Hello" Song (Table of Contents: 40)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Songwriter

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Give My Regards to Broadway." Original lyrics by George M. Cohan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health (Table of Contents: 42)

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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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[Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] Hello, Young Doctors (Table of Contents: 43)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Elderly doctor

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Hello, Young Lovers." Original lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

[Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] The Transplant Patient's Hymn (Table of Contents: 44)

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Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Patient
Keywords
Hospital; organ transplant

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Love is Blue." Original lyrics by Pierre Cour.

[Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] The Drug Company Rouser (Table of Contents: 45)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Drug company executive
Keywords
Drugs

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "[There Are] Smiles." Original lyrics by Harold R. Atteridge.

[Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] Blue Cross (Table of Contents: 46)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Patient
Keywords
Hospital; insurance

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Blue Skies." Original lyrics by Irving Berlin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

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A Song Revealing the Bare Facts of Show Business (Table of Contents: 48)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Actor; actress; spectator; dog
Keywords
Nudity; theater; theatre

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Anything Goes." Original lyrics by Cole Porter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

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Up-to-Date Christmas Songs (Table of Contents: 50)

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Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Characters
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Section divider

[Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] The Apartment Dweller's Yuletide Lament (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Doorman; trash man; janitor; superintendent; apartment dweller

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Winter Wonderland." Original lyrics by Robert B. Smith.

[Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] We the Men from Post Office Are (Table of Contents: 52)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
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Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mailmen

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "We Three Kings." Original lyrics by John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

[Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] Fill the Bars (Table of Contents: 53)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Drinkers (and drivers)
Keywords
Alcohol abuse; drunkenness

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Deck the Halls." Original lyrics traditional.

[Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] Christmas Bills (Table of Contents: 54)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Billpayer; bill collector

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "Jingle Bells." Original lyrics by James Lord Pierpont.

[Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] The Christmas of Jackie Onassis (Table of Contents: 55)

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Script
Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters
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Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Sung to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Original lyrics traditional.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

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Inside back cover

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["With our songs in your heart (And your cash in our pocket!)"]
  4. 3. ["Sing Along With Mad"]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Contents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. My Square Lester
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. A Song Saluting the United States Post Office
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. On-The-Job Love Songs
  13. 12. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Businessman's Love Song
  14. 13. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Dentist's Love Song
  15. 14. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Waiter's Love Song
  16. 15. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Optician's Love Song
  17. 16. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Garbageman's Love Song
  18. 17. [On-The-Job Love Songs] The Doctor's Love Song
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. A Song to be Sung During a Population Explosion
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events
  23. 22. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1651 B.C. Moses Leads His People to the Red Sea
  24. 23. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 44 B.C. Julius Caesar is Killed
  25. 24. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1506 Leonardo da Vinci Does Everything
  26. 25. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1587 Sir Walter Raleigh Introduces Tobacco to England
  27. 26. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1805 Napoleon Decides to Conquer Europe
  28. 27. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1884 Sigmund Freud Discovers Psychoanalysis
  29. 28. [Songs Celebrating Great Historical Events] 1892 Lizzie Borden Knocks Off Her Parents
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. A Song to Sing While You're Wondering Why You Don't Have Anything Left at the End of the Year
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. The Sound of Murder
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Songs for Driving Across America By
  36. 35. [Songs for Driving Across America By] The Smog of Los Angeles
  37. 36. [Songs for Driving Across America By] Across the Foul Missouri
  38. 37. [Songs for Driving Across America By] At Night
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. An All-Purpose Song That You Can Construct All By Yourself
  41. 40. [An All-Purpose Song That You Can Construct All By Yourself] All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself "Hello" Song
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health
  44. 43. [Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] Hello, Young Doctors
  45. 44. [Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] The Transplant Patient's Hymn
  46. 45. [Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] The Drug Company Rouser
  47. 46. [Songs of Doctors, Patients, and Poor Health] Blue Cross
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. A Song Revealing the Bare Facts of Show Business
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
  51. 50. Up-to-Date Christmas Songs
  52. 51. [Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] The Apartment Dweller's Yuletide Lament
  53. 52. [Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] We the Men from Post Office Are
  54. 53. [Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] Fill the Bars
  55. 54. [Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] Christmas Bills
  56. 55. [Up-to-Date Christmas Songs] The Christmas of Jackie Onassis
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
  58. 57. ["To you un-sung heroes out there"]
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