(April 1967)

Wham-O, 1967 Series
 
Price
0.98 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1967-05-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
WHAM-O Manufacturing Company
Editing
Bill McIntyre; Don Peters (story editor); Del Potter (art director); Ward Kimball (faculty advisor); Dee Landon (editorial assistant)
Color
full color
Dimensions
21" tall x 14" wide
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
stapled
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

The biggest-sized comic ever published in terms of surface area.

Intended to be an ongoing series, but only one issue came out.

Not saddle-stitched but stapled along the left side of the comic, cover includes a manufactured crease to allow opening of the comic.

On sale date from the date of publication given in the application to the U.S. Copyright Office as found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 21, Part IIB, Number 1, Commercial Prints and Labels, January-June 1967. Copyright registration number KK200447. Submitted only a sheet of the comic for copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
W. T. Vinson (signed)
Inks
W. T. Vinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Signature on lower left of back cover.

Fantastic Flying Machines (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A fact page of unusual flying machines.
Keywords
airplanes; seaplanes; zeppelins

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

Radian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time is now--the place, a great city...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Radian [Gilman Graves] (introduction, origin); The Steel Skull [Reese] (villain, introduction); Barbara Scott
Synopsis
The origin of Radian is told as The Steel Skull tries to convince him to rule the world with him.

The Man From Aeons (Table of Contents: 3)

Tor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tor (introduction, origin); General Hong (villain, introduction); Commander Briggs; Hawkins: Sandy Powers; Hong's troops
Synopsis
Commander Briggs and Sandy, aboard the vessel Cobalt discover a hidden sea cave and stumble upon the lair of General Hong, who plans to bomb the United States. But Sandy finds a figurine that transforms into a giant caveman Tor and together they stop Hong and his men.

Indexer Notes

Tor is a caveman but is not the Joe Kubert character.

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

Young Eagles / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Andre LeBlanc ?
Pencils
Andre LeBlanc
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the early Winter of 1915...
Genre
war
Characters
The Young Eagles [Dan Winchester (introduction); Bud Hammer (introduction)]; unnamed French officers
Synopsis
Corporals Dan and Bud learn how to become pilots for the French and have their first combat mission with Germany.
Keywords
pilots; World War I

Experiment In Shock (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Steffenhagen ?
Pencils
Bruce Steffenhagen
Inks
Bruce Steffenhagen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters
Rodney Throgshire; a lawyer; Jarvis the Butler; Nancy the Maidservant; Mrs. Yates; Black Barney (villain); Canine Frankenstein; Uncle Tobias (behind the scenes)
Synopsis
Uncle Tobias' will demands Rodney stay in his house for a day to earn the inheritance. But Tobias' half-brother Black Barney plans to make Rodney a monster and make him runaway so he can gain the inheritance.

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

Mark of the Sun / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens (signed)
Inks
Mike Arens (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Colonel Ray Starkey, Astronaut, was about to die a flaming death.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star-Key [Colonel Ray Starkey] (introduction, origin); Sun-King; The Kelp People (villain, introduction); Dr. Waterman (villain, introduction); Lucy Lake (villain, introduction); Admiral Bright
Synopsis
Colonel Starkey is saved by the Sun-King of the planet Mercury to stop The Kelp People from Venus from conquering Earth.

Indexer Notes

Signature on next to last panel.

Unexplored (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dennis Ellefson [as Ellefson] (signed)
Inks
Dennis Ellefson [as Ellefson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Three unnamed aliens
Synopsis
Three alien explorers discover an asteroid is not what they think it is.

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

Kaleidoscope of Fear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Colon ?
Pencils
Ernie Colon
Inks
Ernie Colon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the meadow of his father's farm...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Jason Jones (introduction, origin); Nor (introduction, origin); Evard (introduction, origin); The Kaleids (villains, introduction); Officer Kelly; unnamed assassin
Synopsis
Law enforcement time travelers Nor and Evard meet up with Jason Jones and together they thwart the assassination of Officer Kelly and thereby stopping the plans of the Kaleids.

The Mystery of the Moving Islands (Table of Contents: 9)

Galaxo the Cosmic Agent / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Galaxo (introduction, origin); Ronny Drake (introduction); Ronny's unnamed father and mother; Dr. Null (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Galaxo, Ronny, and the U.S. Navy help stop the world dominating plans of Dr. Null.

The Unhumans (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mike Bates; Carl; Lois (Carl's wife); Andy (Carl's son); Grant Wells; Jerry; G. W. Dane; The Chiron [Roy the Butler]; unnamed F.B.I. agent
Synopsis
Mike begins to worry about how his co-worker Carl has been acting, and after talking to his family, he investigates. His run in with Carl and half the lab he works in, as well as a mouthless mechanical dog results in their destruction, all turning out to be mechanical beings. He confronts company's owner, G. W. Dane. Dane confirms he is aiding an alien race by replacing the workings with android duplicates to help them. Roy the Butler turns out to be a disguised lizard-looking member of the Chiron. Mike knocks out Dane and tossing whiskey on the Chiron, which acts like acid and kills it.

Stellar Apes (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dennis Ellefson (signed)
Inks
Dennis Ellefson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ship's Captain; Mr. Mc Baren; Lieutenant Hilger; Blake (death); Carter (death0
Synopsis
While exploring a moon of Jupiter, the space ship's crew are set upon a group of "stellar apes." It is only the use of Lieutenant Hilger's harmonica that distracts the apes long enough for them to get to their ship and escape.

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

The Secret Message / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are handed a secret message to deliver to Agent X2...

Indexer Notes

A drawn maze. The solution is found on the last interior page.

Put a Wham-O Wheelie-Bar on Your Bike! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wham-O Wheelie-Bar; The Wham-O Kid / advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

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

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script
Roland Michaud
Pencils
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors
Roland Michaud ?
Letters
Roland Michaud

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your son said his first word today.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Father comes home to find wife washed baby's mouth out with soap.

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

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg
Pencils
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg [as Lundberg] (signed)
Inks
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg [as Lundberg] (signed)
Colors
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg ?
Letters
Gustav (Gus) Lundberg

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With his pedigree, you're lucky if he speaks to you at all!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
First prize dog at the Westchester Dog Show acts rather aloof.

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

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script
Stan Fine
Pencils
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks
Stan Fine (signed)
Colors
Stan Fine ?
Letters
Stan Fine

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man about to give trick and treaters kittens instead of candy.
Keywords
halloween; wordless comic

Wham-O Flies Like Magic! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.08 page (report information)

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

Edge of Time / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sururi Gumen
Inks
Sururi Gumen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The year is 2068....far out in space...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Doctor Skip Savant (introduction, origin); Antares (an android, introduction); Captain Blud [Sam, The Space Salvage Man] (villain, introduction); Blud's robots; Captain Baldy Blair; Doctor Hultgren
Synopsis
Doctor Savant is captured and nearly killed by Captain Blud while trying to retrieve the stolen element Savantium which can save a polluted Earth of dying. Left to die in a cosmic storm, he is saved by Antares who aids his transformation to a being with energy powers. Together they stop Blud and retrieve the element.

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

Goody Bumpkin / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in time and space, between no-where and the unknown...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Goody Bumpkin (introduction); Whatnot (introduction); Whatnot's mother (introduction); Moppet (introduction); Hindu Stan (introduction); Rufus Rottenbad (villain, introduction); Ralph (talking dog); Madcap
Synopsis
Goody, Whatnot, Moppet, Ralph, Madcap, and Hindu Stan set off to take care of Rottenbad who had changed Whatnot's mother into a frog.
Reprints

Bread (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Factoid on the history of bread.

Hospital Quiet (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 0.009 page (report information)

Script
Glenn R. Bernhardt
Pencils
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Inks
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Colors
Glenn R. Bernhardt ?
Letters
Glenn R. Bernhardt

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man robbed quietly in a hospital zone.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.042 page (report information)

Script
Somteby ?
Pencils
Somteby (signed) ?
Inks
Somteby (signed) ?
Colors
Somteby ?
Letters
Somteby

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Dog turns itself over to the lost and found office.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature not easy to read.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

cartoon / 0.03 page (report information)

Script
Kenneth Woltz
Pencils
Kenneth Woltz [as Woltz] (signed)
Inks
Kenneth Woltz [as Woltz] (signed)
Colors
Kenneth Woltz ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Click. Bong-Bong-Bong!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Monk pulls bell tower rope only to turn on a recorder with a loud speaker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 0.159 page (report information)

Script
Roland Michaud
Pencils
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors
Roland Michaud ?
Letters
Roland Michaud

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Crying toddler boy tricks his father to provide water for his squirt gun.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script
Bo Broises ?
Pencils
Bo Broises (signed) ?
Inks
Bo Broises (signed) ?
Colors
Bo Broises ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cramming for the exam tomorrow?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Father and mother find son eating all the food in the kitchen.

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to read.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I got rid of the kittens Mrs. Jones gave me. I swapped it for these.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Son tells mom his exchanged kittens for a box full of rabbits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

cartoon / 0.008 page (report information)

Script
Tabbila ?
Pencils
Tabbila (signed) ?
Inks
Tabbila (signed) ?
Colors
Tabblia ?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Whale meets astronaut space capsule in the ocean.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to read.

Ace Novelty (Table of Contents: 28)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script
Glenn R. Bernhardt
Pencils
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Inks
Glenn R. Bernhardt [as Bernhardt] (signed)
Colors
Glenn R. Bernhardt ?
Letters
Glenn R. Bernhardt

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man walks past a company store front that is just a movie set frontage and nothing behind it.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script
Roland Michaud
Pencils
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Colors
Roland Michaud ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm worried about Freddie - my folks like him!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Teenage girl talks to her friend about Freddie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

cartoon / 0.034 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Pencils
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Inks
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Colors
Virgil Partch ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calm down - you're getting wild again.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Baseball catcher trying to calm down his pitcher, who happens to be an ape.

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

activity / 0.083 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Two brain teaser puzzles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

cartoon / 0.015 page (report information)

Script
Harwege ?
Pencils
Harwege (signed) ?
Inks
Harwege (signed) ?
Colors
Harwege ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've scrubbed the floor; Better put on your skates.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Eskimo wife warns husband before entering the igloo that she scrubbed the ice floor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

cartoon / 0.005 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man with an eye patch drives a convertible automobile that has a blacken-out corresponding headlight.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Door Talk (Table of Contents: 34)

cartoon / 0.13 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of doors whose door handles represent the personality of the organization within.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

cartoon / 0.04 page (report information)

Script
TAB
Pencils
TAB (signed)
Inks
TAB (signed)
Colors
TAB ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now then say...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Doctor attempt to place tongue depressor into a boy's mouth results in the boy biting his finger.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Pencils
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Inks
Virgil Partch (uncredited)
Colors
Virgil Partch ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Kosgriff, the lunch break is over!
Genre
humor
Characters
Kosgriff; Kosgriff's supervisor
Synopsis
The supervisor stops Kosgriff from making shadow puppets using his miner's cap light.

Indexer Notes

shadow puppet; mines

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

cartoon / 0.01 page (report information)

Script
Roland Michaud
Pencils
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Inks
Roland Michaud [as Michaud] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will you please stop that Orville.
Genre
humor
Characters
Orville Wright
Synopsis
In what looks like a 19th century wood cut drawing, Orville Wright is tossing a paper airplane in class.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

text article / 0.005 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Answers to the brain teasers in the activity sequence.

Money (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A factoid about the history of money.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Captain Valoren / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stevens
Inks
Marvin Stevens
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A team of American scientists endure the cold...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Valoren (introduction); The Toad (villain, introduction, death); Lieutenant Glaser (death); Ivan (Toad's henchman); Axel (Toad's henchmen); Ape-Man; unnamed Toad's henchmen; unnamed C.I.A. agent; unnamed general
Synopsis
Captain Valoren is sent to discover why American ships are being destroyed in the Andean region of Argentina. On the way there his plane is shot down by anti-aircraft guns operated by The Toad's men, killing Lt. Glaser. During Valoren's escape he meets Ape-Man, whom he briefly fights and then befriends. Eventually two come upon The Toad's camp, destroying it and presumably killing all those there.

Wooden Sword (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Wilhelms
Inks
George Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Artos (introduction, a gladiator); Lance (introduction, son of Artos); Scylax (introduction, servant of Artos); Graccus (villain, introduction, a gladiator); General Quintos (villain, introduction); Emperor Tiberius; unnamed servant of General Quintos; unnamed bet taker; unnamed Roman soldier
Synopsis
Lance stumbles upon a plot to sabotage the equipment of Artos the gladiator. Together with Scylax they attempt to warn Artos, who still finds himself defenseless against Graccus. Artos still defeats Graccus and then earns favor of Emperor Tiberus and the Wooden Sword, symbolizing his retirement and freedom from the gladiator's ring.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Diary of Ty Locke / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Tufts [as Tufts] (signed)
Inks
Warren Tufts [as Tufts] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the 17th day of a 30-day patrol...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ty Locke (introduction); Polaski; unnamed space patrolmen; unnamed aliens from Star Belt; unnamed female
Synopsis
Ty Locke and Polaski and other space patrolmen travel to an experimental forward space colony, help stop the actions of some aliens from Star Belt, survive the wreck of their vehicle, and help save a woman being attacked by the giant lizard.

Fill Out & Mail (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Vehicle to Suit Your Hobby! (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Nelson Dewey
Pencils
Nelson Dewey [as NED] (signed)
Inks
Nelson Dewey [as NED] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Nelson Dewey ?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of five transportation devices humorously designed to help hobbyists.

Special Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Super Sibling and His Magic Chokes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. T. Vinson
Pencils
W. T. Vinson
Inks
W. T. Vinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the deep dark dank jungle...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Super Sibling (introduction); Wanda Wimp (villain); Juan
Synopsis
Super Sibling stops Wanda Wimp, Queen of the Slugs. She falls in love with him and to the chagrin of Juan, take off on his Harley Davidson motor cycle to marry.

Fugitive From a Scrap Pile (Table of Contents: 47)

Klunker the Misfit Monster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Willie Ito (signed)
Inks
Willie Ito (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Klunker (a robot, introduction); Stu Pydd; Mrs Pydd (Stu's mother); Butch; unnamed kids; George Pydd (Stu's father); Dr. Creep
Synopsis
Walking around because none of the kids want to play monster with him, Stu meets the robot Klunker trying to escape from Dr. Creep. Stu helps him escape and then takes Klunker home as his new friend, much to the fear of his parents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Basick ?
Pencils
Basick ? (signed)
Inks
Basick ? (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am glad we had this talk, Pop.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Tables turned between father and son.

Indexer Notes

Signature hard to make out.

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

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many thanks for calling!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A very wet kid is unhappy for having to get out of the bath to answer a telephone call.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Robert Johnson
Pencils
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Inks
Robert Johnson [as Slim] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's doing his homework for obedience school.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A dog gathers things at the feet of his owner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Harris
Pencils
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Inks
Sidney Harris [as S. Harris] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's nothing---he made 7 errors DURING the game.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Baseball player showers with his uniform on.

Outdoor Concert (Table of Contents: 52)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A conductor uses a fly swatter instead of a baton to conduct an outdoor concert.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

The Razor (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A factoid on the history of the razor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
Two boys play tic-tac-toe on either side of a window.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Jim Willoughby
Pencils
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Inks
Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It doesn't seems as peppy as it should!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A witch takes her broom to a mechanic.

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

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
George Dole
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George Dole (signed)
Inks
George Dole (signed)
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?
Letters
typeset

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Will you take out the garbage before you solve the Viet Nam crisis?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Wife mocks her husband as he sits and talks to a friend.
Keywords
Vietnam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 0.11 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
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?
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?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The chest the two pirates dig up for their Captain turns out to be a Jack-in-the-box.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

Script
Jim Willoughby
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Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
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Jim Willoughby [as Willoughby] (signed)
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am waiting for Robert to call so I can hang up on him!
Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Teen tells her mom why she is waiting by the phone.

Spectacles (Table of Contents: 59)

comic story / 0.185 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A factoid on the history of eye glasses.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

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Phil Interlandi
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Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
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Phil Interlandi [as Interlandi] (signed)
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You set a record of sorts-you broke everything.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Wife breaks the news to bandaged husband in hospital.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

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George Dole
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George Dole (signed)
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George Dole (signed)
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?
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I tossed and turned all night.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A yogi on a bed of nails talking to another yogi.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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I'm on a crash diet.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man at diner is eating a model airplane.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

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?
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man hoses water on his automobile causing it to sink into a puddle of mud.
Keywords
pantomine; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

cartoon / 0.02 page (report information)

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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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?
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I'm a sloppy eater.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sailor explains to a waitress why the flap from the back of his uniform is turned to the front.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 0.04 page (report information)

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Stan Fine
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Stan Fine (signed)
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Stan Fine (signed)
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?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A caveman chisels what looks like a wheel, but actually turns out to be a hula-hoop.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

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Hal Anderson
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Hal Anderson (signed)
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Hal Anderson (signed)
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That's what's humiliating-our own mascot!
Genre
humor; sports
Synopsis
Football team's dog mascot chased three players up the field goal posts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

Clyde! King of the Jungle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Al Shean
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Al Shean [as Shean] (signed)
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Al Shean [as Shean] (signed)
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?
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?

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It all began one day long, long ago...
Genre
humor; jungle
Characters
Clyde (introduction, origin); Shirley (introduction); Clyde's mother; Clyde's father
Synopsis
Clyde finds the Shirley he was searching for and then becomes her henpecked mate.

Powered by Toys (Table of Contents: 68)

Whamo Fun Factory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Partch
Pencils
Virgil Partch [as VIP] (signed)
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Virgil Partch [as VIP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Virgil Partch ?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A funny look at the Wham-O toy factory.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

Bridget and Her Little Brother Newton the Nuisance / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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John Stanley
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John Stanley [as Stanley] (signed)
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John Stanley [as Stanley] (signed)
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?
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John Stanley ?

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I'm going out mother-!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bridget (introduction); Bridget's Mother (introduction); Newton (introduction)
Synopsis
Newton makes Bridget's life worse when he helps her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70)

The Adventures of Melvin the Magician / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It is the year 1605...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Melvin the Magician (introduction); Merlin the Magician (Melvin's uncle); Prince Harry; Officer Murphy; Murphy's Sergeant; unnamed dog trimmer; unnamed dog show patrons; unnamed female with room to rent
Synopsis
Apprentice Melvin tries to help Prince Harry grow hair on his bald spot, instead makes him a harry beast, and they ended up being transported to the 20th Century where they cause further chaos.

Wild Earth Child (Table of Contents: 71)

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Dennis Ellefson
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Dennis Ellefson
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?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Glurf; Burfo; one unnamed alien; unnamed mod human male
Synopsis
Aliens fly to Hollywood to attempt to catch a human for observation. But they get more than they bargained for when they pick up a male mod

A Helping Handsome (Table of Contents: 72)

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? [as Ned]
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? [as Ned]
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Genre
humor
Characters
Harper Goobik; Sally; Swifty Gearmesh
Synopsis
Harper teaches Sally all about drag racing. Unbeknownst to Harper, Sally is Swifty Gearmesh's daughter and knows all about it.

Tree's a Crowd (Table of Contents: 73)

Flabby and Gabby / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Ward Kimball
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Ward Kimball
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Ward Kimball
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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flabby (introduction); Gabby (introduction); unnamed squirrel; police officer; judge
Synopsis
Flabby and Gabby's attempt at being tree surgeon's run them afoul of a squirrel which then runs them afoul of the law and eventual jail.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 74)

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Frmooc ? (signed)
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Frmooc ? (signed)
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
Man shakes trees for fallen fruit until one releases birds instead.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Signature is hard to read.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 75)

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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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Virgil Partch (uncredited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reach!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Policeman stops man in forest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

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Leo Garel
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Leo Garel (signed)
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Leo Garel (signed)
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Leo Garel

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Motorcyclist forced to wait out the rain in a telephone booth.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

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Jamusha ?
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Jamusha ? (signed)
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Jamusha ? (signed)
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Will they be surprised when they hear I can blow a bugle!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Son and daughter about to wake up parents to a surprise.

Indexer Notes

Signature is hard to read.

Glass Jaw (Table of Contents: 78)

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Stan Fine
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Stan Fine [as Fine] (signed)
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Stan Fine [as Fine] (signed)
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Stan Fine
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Stan Fine ?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sculpture chiseling out a boxer causes the statue to crumble to pieces when chiseling the statue's chin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79)

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?
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
Son carries his father's gardening tools in a golf bag.

Indexer Notes

wordless; pantomine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 80)

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Reyea
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Reyea (signed)
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Reyea (signed)
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?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Housewife begins to brush the teeth of a Lion's head on the wall with toothpaste and a toothbrush.
Keywords
pantomime; wordless

Solution: Follow the Colored Line to Learn the Safe Route for Delivering the Message. (Table of Contents: 81)

The Secret Message / activity / 0.1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

The solution to the drawn maze on page 25.

Flying Saucers Mystify the Air Force (Table of Contents: 82)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A history of reported encounters with unidentified flying objects or "flying saucers."
Keywords
UFOs

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fantastic Flying Machines
  3. 2. ["The time is now--the place, a great city..."]
    Radian
  4. 3. The Man From Aeons
    Tor
  5. 4. ["In the early Winter of 1915..."]
    Young Eagles
  6. 5. Experiment In Shock
  7. 6. ["Colonel Ray Starkey, Astronaut, was about to die a flaming death."]
    Mark of the Sun
  8. 7. Unexplored
  9. 8. ["With the meadow of his father's farm..."]
    Kaleidoscope of Fear
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Moving Islands
    Galaxo the Cosmic Agent
  11. 10. The Unhumans
  12. 11. Stellar Apes
  13. 12. ["You are handed a secret message to deliver to Agent X2..."]
    The Secret Message
  14. 13. Put a Wham-O Wheelie-Bar on Your Bike!
    Wham-O Wheelie-Bar; The Wham-O Kid
  15. 14. ["Your son said his first word today."]
  16. 15. ["With his pedigree, you're lucky if he speaks to you at all!"]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Wham-O Flies Like Magic!
  19. 18. ["The year is 2068....far out in space..."]
    Edge of Time
  20. 19. ["Somewhere in time and space, between no-where and the unknown..."]
    Goody Bumpkin
  21. 20. Bread
  22. 21. Hospital Quiet
  23. 22. Lost and Found
  24. 23. ["Click. Bong-Bong-Bong!"]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. ["Cramming for the exam tomorrow?"]
  27. 26. ["Well, I got rid of the kittens Mrs. Jones gave me. I swapped it for these."]
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Ace Novelty
  30. 29. ["I'm worried about Freddie - my folks like him!"]
  31. 30. ["Calm down - you're getting wild again."]
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["I've scrubbed the floor; Better put on your skates."]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Door Talk
  36. 35. ["Now then say..."]
  37. 36. ["Okay, Kosgriff, the lunch break is over!"]
  38. 37. ["Will you please stop that Orville."]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Money
  41. 40. ["A team of American scientists endure the cold..."]
    Captain Valoren
  42. 41. Wooden Sword
  43. 42. ["On the 17th day of a 30-day patrol..."]
    Diary of Ty Locke
  44. 43. Fill Out & Mail
  45. 44. Vehicle to Suit Your Hobby!
  46. 45. Special Subscription Offer!
  47. 46. ["In the deep dark dank jungle..."]
    Super Sibling and His Magic Chokes
  48. 47. Fugitive From a Scrap Pile
    Klunker the Misfit Monster
  49. 48. ["I am glad we had this talk, Pop."]
  50. 49. ["Many thanks for calling!"]
  51. 50. ["He's doing his homework for obedience school."]
  52. 51. ["That's nothing---he made 7 errors DURING the game."]
  53. 52. Outdoor Concert
  54. 53. The Razor
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. ["It doesn't seems as peppy as it should!"]
  57. 56. ["Will you take out the garbage before you solve the Viet Nam crisis?"]
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
  59. 58. ["I am waiting for Robert to call so I can hang up on him!"]
  60. 59. Spectacles
  61. 60. ["You set a record of sorts-you broke everything."]
  62. 61. ["I tossed and turned all night."]
  63. 62. ["I'm on a crash diet."]
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
  65. 64. ["I'm a sloppy eater."]
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. ["That's what's humiliating-our own mascot!"]
  68. 67. ["It all began one day long, long ago..."]
    Clyde! King of the Jungle
  69. 68. Powered by Toys
    Whamo Fun Factory
  70. 69. ["I'm going out mother-!"]
    Bridget and Her Little Brother Newton the Nuisance
  71. 70. ["It is the year 1605..."]
    The Adventures of Melvin the Magician
  72. 71. Wild Earth Child
  73. 72. A Helping Handsome
  74. 73. Tree's a Crowd
    Flabby and Gabby
  75. 74. [no title indexed]
  76. 75. ["Reach!"]
  77. 76. [no title indexed]
  78. 77. ["Will they be surprised when they hear I can blow a bugle!"]
  79. 78. Glass Jaw
  80. 79. [no title indexed]
  81. 80. [no title indexed]
  82. 81. Solution: Follow the Colored Line to Learn the Safe Route for Delivering the Message.
    The Secret Message
  83. 82. Flying Saucers Mystify the Air Force
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walls
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