(February 1972)

Surfer Publications, 1971 Series
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Volume
12
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
?
Indicia Frequency
published every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Surfer Publications, Inc.
Editing
Steve Pezman; John Severson (associate); Drew Kampion (associate); Chris Maxwell (assistant)

Issue Notes

Includes the original version (20 pgs.) of the comic "Tales from the Tube" attached to the magazine inside. The front cover for it is page forty-one.

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.

Raves from the Caves of Waves! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales from the Tube / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Griffin (signed)
Inks
Rick Griffin (signed)
Colors
Rick Griffin (signed)
Letters
Rick Griffin (signed)

Characters
Murphy; Hot; Glassy; Swell Mel; Sleek Zeke the Peak
Reprints
Keywords
surfing; wave

Surfsup (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Pencils
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Inks
S. Clay Wilson (signed)
Letters
S. Clay Wilson (signed)

Characters
The Captain
Reprints
Keywords
shipwreck; surfing; time warp; wave

The Tides That Bind! (Table of Contents: 3)

Fluid Floyd, the Aqua-Noid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Williams (signed as Robt. Williams)
Pencils
Robert Williams (signed as Robt. Williams)
Inks
Robert Williams (signed as Robt. Williams)
Letters
Robert Williams (signed as Robt. Williams)

Characters
Fluid Floyd; Neptune; Horse-Headed Conk
Reprints
Keywords
adult; ocean; surfing; the sea; wave

The Bushongo Brothers Match Wits With Mocambo the Mighty (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Evans (credited)
Pencils
Jim Evans (credited)
Inks
Jim Evans (credited)
Letters
Jim Evans (credited)

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Bushongo Brothers; Metallic Beast; Mocambo the Mighty; Mechanical Crabs
Reprints
Keywords
surfing; wave

Cosmic Shangri La (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Glenn Chase (signed)
Pencils
Glenn Chase (signed)
Inks
Glenn Chase (signed)
Letters
Glenn Chase (signed)

Characters
Aqua-Dan the Green King of the Aqua Elves
Reprints
Keywords
feast; spaceship; surfing; wave

Surfing Movies (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Olive Oyl (single-panel cameo); Popeye (single-panel cameo); The Katzenjammer Kids (single-panel cameo); The Tube Monster
Reprints
Keywords
movie theatre; surfing; surfing movie; wave

Indexer Notes

Some might justifiably consider the title of this story to be Owoooo! based on its absolute prominence on the first page.

Goes Surfin'! (Table of Contents: 7)

Salty Dog Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Pencils
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Inks
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)
Letters
Robert Crumb (signed as R. Crumb)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Salty Dog Sam; Surfer #1; Surfer #2; Girl #1; Girl #2
Synopsis
Salty Dog Sam wants to go surfing.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; racial stereotype

Indexer Notes

Another one of Crumb's questionable comics, to put it mildly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Ogden; Harold Ward [as Surfer] (photo)
Inks
Bill Ogden; Harold Ward [as Surfer] (photo)
Colors
Bill Ogden; Harold Ward [as Surfer] (photo)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustration with a wave photo as its centerpiece. The photo itself is different from the one published in the reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Raves from the Caves of Waves!
    Tales from the Tube
  2. 2. Surfsup
  3. 3. The Tides That Bind!
    Fluid Floyd, the Aqua-Noid
  4. 4. The Bushongo Brothers Match Wits With Mocambo the Mighty
  5. 5. Cosmic Shangri La
  6. 6. Surfing Movies
  7. 7. Goes Surfin'!
    Salty Dog Sam
  8. 8. [no title indexed]
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