(September 1967)

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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Millar Publishing Company
Editing
Dragula (credited); Pete Millar (publisher)

Issue Notes

Magazine also contains a number of movie stills with word balloons as cartoons, similar to their use in "Help" magazine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trouble with you Al is that you think you're a big wheel
Genre
humor; car

Indexer Notes

No punctuation in word balloon.

Wonder Wart-Hog Opens a Concessions Stand... (Table of Contents: 1)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton (credited)
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton (credited); Tony Bell (credited)
Inks
Gilbert Shelton (credited); Tony Bell (credited)
Letters
Gilbert Shelton (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I would like to order 315 chilidogs...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Wonder Wart-Hog [Philbert Desanix]
Synopsis
Tired of bad food at the local drag strip, Wonder Wart-Hog opens his own concession stand.
Reprints
Keywords
chilidog; concession stand; drag strips

Indexer Notes

Credited to "Gilbert Shelton & Tony Bell."

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

A/Gas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I realize it's August..so it can't be a snow plow..
Genre
humor; car
Synopsis
A driver modifies his car with a snow plow blade on the front to scoop up any Volkswagens that get in his way.
Keywords
snow plow; Volkswagens

Poietic Justice [sic] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it Buddy..
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is arrested for jay-walking. He defends himself in court and, and after his case is dismissed, becomes so obnoxious that he's fined for contempt of court and ends up in jail.
Keywords
courtroom; jail; jaywalking; judge; law

Indexer Notes

The title should read "Poetic Justice," but is misspelled.

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

Tyrod Power / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The flathead was okay in it's day..
Genre
humor; car
Characters
Pfc. Joe Raincloud
Synopsis
A discussion about engines ends with an old joke about marine engines.
Keywords
engines; hitchhiker; Indians; Marines

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

The Adventures of Bull O'Fuzz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton (signed as Shelton)
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton (signed as Shelton); Tony Bell (credited as Bell)
Inks
Gilbert Shelton (signed as Shelton); Tony Bell (credited as Bell)
Letters
Gilbert Shelton (signed as Shelton)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I believe I'll stop in here and have a cup of coffee!
Genre
humor; car
Characters
Bull O'Fuzz
Synopsis
A man driving a race car (without license plates, mufflers, etc.) on the streets fast-talks a policeman into letting him go.
Keywords
policeman; race car

Indexer Notes

Credited "Shelton & Bell" in last panel.

Down Two Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hang it up!..You're just going up in smoke!
Genre
humor; car
Synopsis
A funny car dragster's rear wheels keep slipping. The wheels are coated with "liquid traction," but all they do now is tear up the track.
Keywords
dragster

Indexer Notes

The title is a pun on "down to Earth."

The Pig Lives! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wonder Wart-Hog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

McFlathead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wouldn't it be easier to just buy a new crank?
Genre
humor; car
Characters
Temple McFlathead; Payne
Synopsis
McFlathead is trying to get another drag race out of a crankshaft he bought in 1932. His partner comes up with slightly devious plan to raise some money to buy a new one.
Keywords
crankshaft; dragster; protest

Indexer Notes

McFlathead runs in the "E" Class of 296 cubic inches.

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

A/Gas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Pencils
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Inks
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)
Letters
Pete Millar (signed as Millar)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm looking for a tire that really grips the surface..
Genre
humor; car
Synopsis
A man gets more than he bargained for when he buys "Tiger Paw" tires.
Keywords
tires

Indexer Notes

A parody of the animated TV commercials for Uniroyal Tiger Paw tires.

The Human Element (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Tufts (signed as Tufts)
Pencils
Warren Tufts (signed as Tufts)
Inks
Warren Tufts (signed as Tufts)
Letters
Warren Tufts (signed as Tufts)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yessir, we're designing our dragster from the ground up, Jon, boy!
Genre
humor; car
Synopsis
A company does everything possible to develop a winning dragster, but fails to account for a basic defect in the driver.
Keywords
dragster

Indexer Notes

Signed "Tufts" in the final panel.

Wheelnuts (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dale Hale (signed)
Pencils
Dale Hale (signed)
Inks
Dale Hale (signed)
Letters
Dale Hale (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! Do I have some good news for you!
Genre
humor; car; satire-parody
Characters
Charlie Brown; Lucy; Linus; Schroeder; Snoopy
Synopsis
Lucy has the boys build her the world's hottest dragster, but she didn't count on another competitor.
Keywords
dragster; Peanuts

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Peanuts comic strips, with the characters drawn in Schulz-style, but none are named. Dale Hale (signed in the last panel) was an assistant to Charles Schulz and drew the Peanuts comic books for Dell.

A Sample of What's Happenin' in the Wonder Wart-Hog Girl Friend Contest (Table of Contents: 12)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Fan art with suggestions for a girl friend for Wonder Wart-Hog. Art from Tom Parker, Tom Delperdang, Lee Thomason, Joe Martin, James Cook, Kevin Quinn, J. Fuhst, and seven unidentified submissions.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The trouble with you Al is that you think you're a big wheel"]
  2. 1. Wonder Wart-Hog Opens a Concessions Stand...
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  3. 2. ["I realize it's August..so it can't be a snow plow.."]
    A/Gas
  4. 3. Poietic Justice [sic]
  5. 4. ["The flathead was okay in it's day.."]
    Tyrod Power
  6. 5. ["I believe I'll stop in here and have a cup of coffee!"]
    The Adventures of Bull O'Fuzz
  7. 6. Down Two Earth
  8. 7. The Pig Lives!
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  9. 8. ["Wouldn't it be easier to just buy a new crank?"]
    McFlathead
  10. 9. ["I'm looking for a tire that really grips the surface.."]
    A/Gas
  11. 10. The Human Element
  12. 11. Wheelnuts
  13. 12. A Sample of What's Happenin' in the Wonder Wart-Hog Girl Friend Contest
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