(October 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
44
On-sale Date
1973-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Magazines [reading a magazine]
Editing
Marv Wolfman
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Explosive First Issue (Table of Contents)

Crazy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas
Inks
Kelly Freas
Colors
Kelly Freas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
The Nebbish
Reprints

Virginia Slim Chances (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Virginia Slims magazine ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Kung Fooey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the ABC television series "Kung Fu".
Reprints

Breaking And Entering Pandora's Box (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harlan Ellison
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Parody article on post-nuclear Armageddon life.

The Daily Survivor (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella; Carla Josephs; Gerry Conway; Steve Skeates
Pencils
Dave Hunt; Marie Severin
Inks
Dave Hunt; Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Sample of a post-apocalyptic newspaper.
Reprints

The Lighter Side Of Racial Violence (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Ned Young
Inks
Ned Young
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Dave Berg's "The Lighter Side" features from Mad Magazine.
Reprints

[A Blow For Free Speech] (Table of Contents: 6)

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Two men try to convince the woman sitting in bed between them that posing topless for the camera will be striking a blow for free speech.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a parody of National Lampoon's "Foto Funnies" segment. Photographed by Michelle Wolfman. Marvel Comics editor Roy Thomas appeared as one of the men.

Shush-Ups (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Mad Magazine's "Shut up" recurring feature.
Reprints

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

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vive Le First Amendment
Synopsis
The two men prevail in getting their bed mate to take off her top, but she has a surprise waiting for them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photographed by Michelle Wolfman.

The Great American Dream (Table of Contents: 9)

Crazy Far-Out Fumetti / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin (storyboard)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Hawker (photo of Dick Giordano); John Williams (photo of Neal Adams); Marsha Williams (photo of Gayle Landers); The Daughter (photo of Mary McPherran); The Son (photo of Tony Isabella); The Mugger (photo of Alex Simmons)
Synopsis
A slick real estate agent tries to talk an unsuspecting couple into investing in a luxury condominium.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photographed by Michelle Wolfman.

An Independent Survey Today Announced... (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jean Shepherd
Pencils
Don McGregor (layouts); Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of newspaper clippings from the future are presented.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Who's Who / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Until You Bought This Book
Synopsis
Editor Wolfman gives satirical biographies of this issue's contributors.

The Upseidown Adventure (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Vic Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the film "The Poseidon Adventure".
Reprints

Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The evolution of human history, parodied as it would apply to anthropomorphized moose. This chapter covers the evolution of prehistoric moose ancestors.
Reprints

Foom-Etti (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Sole Survivor (Table of Contents: 15)

Junkwaffel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bode (signed)
Pencils
Vaughn Bode (signed)
Inks
Vaughn Bode (signed)
Colors
Vaughn Bode (signed)
Letters
Vaughn Bode (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Squirtvegger; Card Shark
Synopsis
Card Shark frets about the high mortality rate in the squadron.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Explosive First Issue
    Crazy
  2. 1. Virginia Slim Chances
  3. 2. Kung Fooey
  4. 3. Breaking And Entering Pandora's Box
  5. 4. The Daily Survivor
  6. 5. The Lighter Side Of Racial Violence
  7. 6. [A Blow For Free Speech]
    Foto Funkies
  8. 7. Shush-Ups
  9. 8. ["Vive Le First Amendment"]
    Foto Funkies
  10. 9. The Great American Dream
    Crazy Far-Out Fumetti
  11. 10. An Independent Survey Today Announced...
  12. 11. ["Until You Bought This Book"]
    Who's Who
  13. 12. The Upseidown Adventure
  14. 13. Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1
  15. 14. Foom-Etti
  16. 15. Sole Survivor
    Junkwaffel
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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