(August 1978)

New American Library, 1978 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
New American Library, Inc.
Brand
Signet
ISBN
0-451-08226-5 Search at WorldCat
Editing
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Color
Color covers; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard mass market paperback size 4 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches (10.9 x 17.3 cm)
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cardstock cover
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Art at beginning of each Cartoon Folio section are old public domain engravings.
Parts are Copyright New York Herald Tribune, Inc., 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, which may indicate some reprints.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Al Jaffee
Synopsis
A crowd lynches Al Jaffee.

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

blank page(s) / 5 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers, page after the frontispiece cartoon, and occasional pages after other cartoons are blank.

4 Out of 5 Doctors Recommend Al Jaffee Draws a Crowd (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee ?
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Al Jaffee
Synopsis
Al demonstrates some medical uses for this book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and publishing information page.
Illustration is an old public domain engraving.

Preface (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Al Jaffee ?
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Al Jaffee
Synopsis
Mock research on how cartoonists get their ideas.

A Flower Story That Smells to High Heaven (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man watering flowers get a surprise watering from a flower.

Cartoon Folio Number One (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 5 cartoons.

A Grapefruit Section With a Bitter Taste (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man thinks he has figured out a way to avoid a squirting grapefruit.

Cartoon Folio Number Two (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 8 cartoons.

An Automobile Situation That Runs Out of Gas (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man has an ingenious method of avoiding a parking ticket.

Cartoon Folio Number Three (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

A Golfing Experience That's Certainly Below Par (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A golfer refuses to let another golfer's injury delay his game.

Cartoon Folio Number Four (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 5 cartoons.

A Helicopter Thing That Never Gets Off the Ground (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man makes the mistake of flying over a nudist camp.

Cartoon Folio Number Five (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

A Thing About a Light Bulb That'll Turn Everyone Off (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man discovers a new way to replace a light bulb.

Cartoon Folio Number Six (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

A Tuba Story With a Sour Note (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A violinist's bow ends up in a nearby tuba.

Cartoon Folio Number Seven (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 5 cartoons.

A Breakfast Tale That's Somewhat Tasteless (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wife invents a new breakfast dish for an indifferent husband.

Cartoon Folio Number Eight (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

A Test of Strength That's Awfully Weak (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A carney gets more than he bargained for when a man misses the mark on a game.

Cartoon Folio Number Nine (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 9 cartoons.

A Funny-Paper Story That's Nothing to Laugh About (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man's dog laughs at a comic the man did not understand.

Cartoon Folio Number Ten (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

An Equestrian Story That Horses Around (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A horse teaches a heavy woman to walk it instead of ride it.

Cartoon Folio Number Eleven (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title and 7 cartoons.

A Magic Trick That Isn't Going to Fool Anybody (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A magician uses two short people in a saw-the-man-in-half trick.

Cartoon Folio Number Twelve (Table of Contents: 28)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

Another Light-bulb Story That Isn't Too Bright (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man uses the wrong light bulb for reading.

Cartoon Folio Number Thirteen (Table of Contents: 30)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Section title page and 7 cartoons.

A Hunting Story That Leaves You Out in the Cold (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Jaffee
Pencils
Al Jaffee
Inks
Al Jaffee

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A flock of ducks make off with a hunter's decoys.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Hung-Up? (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. 4 Out of 5 Doctors Recommend Al Jaffee Draws a Crowd
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Preface
  6. 5. A Flower Story That Smells to High Heaven
  7. 6. Cartoon Folio Number One
  8. 7. A Grapefruit Section With a Bitter Taste
  9. 8. Cartoon Folio Number Two
  10. 9. An Automobile Situation That Runs Out of Gas
  11. 10. Cartoon Folio Number Three
  12. 11. A Golfing Experience That's Certainly Below Par
  13. 12. Cartoon Folio Number Four
  14. 13. A Helicopter Thing That Never Gets Off the Ground
  15. 14. Cartoon Folio Number Five
  16. 15. A Thing About a Light Bulb That'll Turn Everyone Off
  17. 16. Cartoon Folio Number Six
  18. 17. A Tuba Story With a Sour Note
  19. 18. Cartoon Folio Number Seven
  20. 19. A Breakfast Tale That's Somewhat Tasteless
  21. 20. Cartoon Folio Number Eight
  22. 21. A Test of Strength That's Awfully Weak
  23. 22. Cartoon Folio Number Nine
  24. 23. A Funny-Paper Story That's Nothing to Laugh About
  25. 24. Cartoon Folio Number Ten
  26. 25. An Equestrian Story That Horses Around
  27. 26. Cartoon Folio Number Eleven
  28. 27. A Magic Trick That Isn't Going to Fool Anybody
  29. 28. Cartoon Folio Number Twelve
  30. 29. Another Light-bulb Story That Isn't Too Bright
  31. 30. Cartoon Folio Number Thirteen
  32. 31. A Hunting Story That Leaves You Out in the Cold
  33. 32. ["Don't Try to Duck out of This Book Now"]
  34. 33. Hung-Up?
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