New American Library, 1966 Series
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Price
0.60 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New American Library
Brand
Signet
Editing
Nick Meglin
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 7")
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound

Issue Notes

Sixth printing. Copyright date 1966.

Keywords
Movies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis (signed) [as J. D.]
Inks
Jack Davis (signed) [as J. D.]
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Director
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

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

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've read a lot of books in our time...
Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

Mock blurbs

More MAD Humor from Signet (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Mad Look at Old Movies
Characters
Little Miss Wishy Washy
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Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter

Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis; Mort Drucker
Inks
Jack Davis; Mort Drucker
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Nick [the Thin Man]; Tarzan; Mamie Gluppergloss; Little Miss Wishy Washy
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

How and Why This Book Came to Be (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nick Meglin
Letters
Typeset

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Tarzan Faces Tsuris (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 53 pages (report information)

Script
Dick de Bartolo (credited)
Pencils
Mort Drucker (credited)
Inks
Mort Drucker (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; jungle; satire-parody
Characters
Tarzan; Pat [Patricia]; Dr. Bayer; Duke; Gower tribe; Cheetah; Sammy Davis Jr. (cameo)
Synopsis
Tarzan leads Dr. Bayer and his party to the legendary lost mine of Queen Faraday.
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Keywords
Treasure

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Little Miss Wishy Washy (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Dick de Bartolo (credited)
Pencils
Jack Davis (credited)
Inks
Jack Davis (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; children; satire-parody; sports
Characters
Little Miss Wishy Washy; the Kid; Blackie-Wackie [Blackie Wackie] [Blacky-Wacky] [Blaickie Wacky]; Margaret Rose Annabelle Brown; Wishy's mother; race announcer
Synopsis
The Kid helps Little Miss Wishy Washy prepare her horse to run in the Kentucky Derby. Blackie loses in a photo finish, but Wishy demands that the announcer change the results to conform with movie convention about an adorable little girl's love for her horse. He refuses, until she threatens to have millions of her loyal fans smear him all over the track.
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Keywords
Horse racing; Kentucky Derby

Indexer Notes

Blackie-Wackie's spelling, capitalization, and hyphenation all vary throughout the story.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Murderer Who Killed! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 49 pages (report information)

Script
Dick de Bartolo (credited)
Pencils
Jack Davis (credited) (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (credited) (signed)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters
Dr. Clinton; murderer; Fran Janice; detective sergeant; Nick [the Thin Man]; candy store operator; little girl; Mrs. Smurt; newsboy; morgue employee; killers; Charlie Chan (cameo)
Synopsis
Nurse Fran Janice pursues justice when Dr. Clinton is killed. Private eye Nick stumbles and bumbles through the case but finally finds the killers and has them arrested. Fran expects a romantic ending, but Nick just stomps away and tells her to get off his back.
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Keywords
Murder; nurse; private detective; private eye; private investigator

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Broken Hearts Over Broadway (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Dick de Bartolo (credited)
Pencils
Jack Davis (credited)
Inks
Jack Davis (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Beastly; Aireborne; Audrey Gluppergloss [Mamie Gluppergloss]; Mrs. Gluppergloss; Marion Rose; doctor; Pops; Alfred Blake; cast members; passersby
Synopsis
Mr. Beastly's latest extravaganza is about to open on Broadway when his leading lady is injured. The desperate Beastly takes flower girl Mamie and teaches her the entire part in the 30 minutes before curtain. She becomes such a big star that she leaves her family behind, but finally breaks down with feelings of guilt. Once again she's a flower girl, but she's still got talent. When another producer's leading lady is injured, he stops Mamie on the street -- and buys all her flowers.
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Keywords
Broadway

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)