(September 1975)

Big Apple Productions, 1975 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1975
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Adults Only
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Big Apple Productions
Editing
Flo Steinberg
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
1 cm shorter than Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Flo Steinberg is the publisher, and editor as a whole, rather than of the individual strips.

New York-themed anthology.

Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Hama; Paul Kirchner; Stu Schwartzberg; Wally Wood
Inks
Larry Hama; Paul Kirchner; Stu Schwartzberg; Wally Wood
Colors
Michele Robinson [as Michele Brand]
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Keywords
pterosaurus; Tyrannosaurus Rex

Foreword (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Michele Robinson [as Michele Brand] ?
Inks
Michele Robinson [as Michele Brand] ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with border art and indicia information at bottom of page.

The Man without a City (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwarzberg (signed)
Pencils
Stu Schwarzberg ?; Marie Severin ?
Inks
Marie Severin [as Sev] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
After denouncing New York, a man is sentenced to spend the remainder of his life having no contact with the city.

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin inks per Nick Caputo. Nick also notes that Marie likely penciled the story as well. Previous indexer credited John Severin on inks.

Peep Shows (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Archie Goodwin
Inks
Archie Goodwin
Letters
Archie Goodwin

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Archie Goodwin
Synopsis
Archie Goodwin investigates peep shows.

My Word (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood (signed)
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Letters
Wally Wood (signed)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Wally Wood
Synopsis
Wood exaggerates New York's reputation for sleaze and sex.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strip is a parody of 'My World', which Wood drew for Weird Science (EC, 1951 series) #22.

Can You Spot the New York Air Breather? (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

The Tube (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Dan Green (see notes)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Dan Green (see notes)
Letters
Al Williamson ?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Brad Bickford
Synopsis
Brad Bickford is transported to another dimension where he is considered their long-prophesied champion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dan Green is credited as helping to meet the deadline, assisting on either the pencils or inks. Bickford bears a strong resemblence to then Marvel editor Roy Thomas.

A Nice Place to Visit, But... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Linda Fite
Pencils
Linda Fite
Inks
Linda Fite
Letters
Linda Fite

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The contrast between New York and California.

Over & Under (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Neal Adams ?; Larry Hama ?
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed); Larry Hama (signed)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed); Ralph Reese (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
The contrasting lives of an office secretary and a prostitute.

Indexer Notes

Two contrasting strips run down each page. The Larry Hama pencilled section is inked by Ralph Reese.

New York City: The Future (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Pencils
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Inks
Paul Kirchner (signed)
Letters
Paul Kirchner

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A paranoid's glimpse into New York's future.

The Battery's Down (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Weiss (signed)
Pencils
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks
Alan Weiss (signed)
Letters
Howard Weiss (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Genghis Green
Synopsis
A new arrival in the city experiences a rapid dose of its downside.

Lotsa Yox (Table of Contents: 11)

Rodger Farnsworth USAAF / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Letters
Herb Trimpe

Genre
humor
Characters
Rodger Farnsworth USAAF
Synopsis
1933 pilot has an unexpected encounter.

Indexer Notes

Produced in newspaper strip format.

The Silent Minority (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Ploog (signed)
Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed)
Letters
Mike Ploog

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A day in the life of a hobo.

Token (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Letters
Herb Trimpe

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A subway token is discovered in the far distant future.
Keywords
fable

Backword (Table of Contents: 14)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Flo Steinberg
Pencils
Flo Steinberg [as FS] (signed)
Inks
Flo Steinberg [as FS] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Lady Liberty; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art credit confirmed by Flo Steinberg in her essay "Blowing Down This Dusty Road" published in The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood volume 2 (2018).

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Reese (signed)
Inks
Ralph Reese (signed)
Colors
Michele Robinson [as Michele Brand]
Letters
Ralph Reese

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. The Man without a City
  4. 3. Peep Shows
  5. 4. My Word
  6. 5. Can You Spot the New York Air Breather?
  7. 6. The Tube
  8. 7. A Nice Place to Visit, But...
  9. 8. Over & Under
  10. 9. New York City: The Future
  11. 10. The Battery's Down
  12. 11. Lotsa Yox
    Rodger Farnsworth USAAF
  13. 12. The Silent Minority
  14. 13. Token
  15. 14. Backword
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
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