Cracked #227
(April 1987)

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Price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
54
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except February, April and June
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Globe Communications Corp.
Barcode
027100062547 04
Editing
Mort Todd (credited as Michael Delle-Femine) (editor-in-chief); Barry Shapiro (credited) (art director)

We Heat Up the Cold War! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
John Severin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Sylvester P. Smythe

Comrade Klein (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Wray (signed)
Pencils
Bill Wray (signed)
Inks
Bill Wray (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Cracked Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Communist Broadcast Systems New YV Lineup! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Russian One-Shots (Table of Contents: 4)

One-Shots / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Ricigliano
Pencils
Michael Ricigliano
Inks
Michael Ricigliano
Letters
Michael Ricigliano

Genre
humor

Better off Red! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rurik Tyler (credited as Bo Badman)
Inks
Rurik Tyler (credited as Bo Badman)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Transdeformers vs the Defecticons! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Todd ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Steve Ditko; typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Transformers parody.

Ronnie at the Bat! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Brogan (credited)
Pencils
Walter Brogan (credited)
Inks
Walter Brogan (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Barbski & Kenov in Capitalist Cut-Ups (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Barbie and Ken parody.

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

Hurry-Ups! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rick Altergott ?
Inks
Rick Altergott ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
File, file, file!
Genre
humor

Searski Katalogue (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Brad K. Joyce
Pencils
Brad K. Joyce
Inks
Brad K. Joyce
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Russian Commie Strips! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Pete Ciccone (credited)
Pencils
Gary Fields (credited)
Inks
Gary Fields (credited)
Letters
Gary Fields

Genre
humor

The Dougy Dougan Letters (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin (sourced)
Pencils
Mike Carlin (sourced)
Inks
Mike Carlin (sourced)
Letters
Mike Carlin (sourced)

Genre
humor

Ronnie-Gorb (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[Escaping Russia] (Table of Contents: 14)

Hudd and Dini / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Martin (signed as Vic Martin)
Pencils
Vic Martin (signed as Vic Martin)
Inks
Vic Martin (signed as Vic Martin)
Letters
Vic Martin (signed as Vic Martin)

Genre
humor
Characters
Hudd; Dini
Synopsis
The guard pursues Hudd and Dini across Russia's border. Realizing they're out of Russia, the three men rejoice together.
Keywords
Russia

Life in Amerika (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin (signed as O. O. Severin)
Inks
John Severin (signed as O. O. Severin)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Russian Word Plays! (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

A Red-White and Blueprint for Unspying an Amerikan Hotel Room! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Lifestyles of the Decadent and Opulent (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Fingerman (signed)
Pencils
Bob Fingerman (signed)
Inks
Bob Fingerman (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Cracked Interviews the Commie Commisar! (Table of Contents: 19)

Cracked Interviews / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Orzechowski (signed)
Pencils
Bob Orzechowski (signed)
Inks
Bob Orzechowski (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Nanotchka Dickeringoff [Nanny Dickering]; Sylvester Smytheski [Sylvester P. Smythe]

The Soviet Shut-Ups (Table of Contents: 20)

Shut-Ups / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Orehek (signed)
Pencils
Don Orehek (signed)
Inks
Don Orehek (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Great Moments in History (Table of Contents: 21)

Great Moments / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)

Genre
humor
Characters
Ivan the Gruesome
Synopsis
Ivan the Gruesome introduces the first digital clock.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Cracked Portrait Mikhiols Gorbosmythe (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Wray (signed)
Pencils
Bill Wray (signed)
Inks
Bill Wray (signed)
Colors
Bill Wray ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Back cover of Sylvester as Gorbachev.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. We Heat Up the Cold War!
  2. 1. Comrade Klein
  3. 2. Cracked Contents
  4. 3. Communist Broadcast Systems New YV Lineup!
  5. 4. Russian One-Shots
    One-Shots
  6. 5. Better off Red!
  7. 6. The Transdeformers vs the Defecticons!
  8. 7. Ronnie at the Bat!
  9. 8. Barbski & Kenov in Capitalist Cut-Ups
  10. 9. ["File, file, file!"]
    Hurry-Ups!
  11. 10. Searski Katalogue
  12. 11. Russian Commie Strips!
  13. 12. The Dougy Dougan Letters
  14. 13. Ronnie-Gorb
  15. 14. [Escaping Russia]
    Hudd and Dini
  16. 15. Life in Amerika
  17. 16. Russian Word Plays!
  18. 17. A Red-White and Blueprint for Unspying an Amerikan Hotel Room!
  19. 18. Lifestyles of the Decadent and Opulent
  20. 19. Cracked Interviews the Commie Commisar!
    Cracked Interviews
  21. 20. The Soviet Shut-Ups
    Shut-Ups
  22. 21. Great Moments in History
    Great Moments
  23. 22. Cracked Portrait Mikhiols Gorbosmythe
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