(July 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Magazine Group
Editing
Marv Wolfman
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelly Freas
Inks
Kelly Freas
Colors
Kelly Freas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Parody of the movie poster for "Westworld".

Buy-Our Aspirin (Table of Contents: 1)

Commercials That Drive You Crazy / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin (first two panels only)
Inks
Marie Severin (first two panels only)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Bayer Aspirin television commercials
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photography by Vince Colletta. The pictures were retouched for humorous effect by Marie Severin. Inside front cover.

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

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

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Editor Wolfman provides satirical biographies of this issue's contributors.

Daytime Television (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Dick Wright
Inks
Dick Wright
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parodies of various daytime television shows. Shows parodied are The Dinah Shore Show, Dr. Joan Brothers, Jeopardy, Hollywood Squares, Calculus Explained, I Love Lucy, The CBS News, What's My Line, Let's Make A Deal, The Newlywed Game, General Hospital and The Mike Douglas Show.
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Indexer Notes

Vice-President Spiro Agnew is a guest on the Dinah Shore Show, while Henry Kissinger appears on What's My Line. The parody is interrupted on page 5 by a photo skit in which Marvel staffer Don McGregor shoots editor Marv Wolfman for Wolfman intimating in a previous issue that McGregor is short.

Streaking (Table of Contents: 4)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
News service wire photos are given humorous captions.

Lights On, Nobody (Table of Contents: 5)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Parody of radio dramas.

Nixonland (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Vance Rodewalt
Inks
Vance Rodewalt
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Julie Nixon-Eisenhower; David Eisenhower
Synopsis
Richard Nixon's daughter and son-in-law lead a tour of the new theme park built around highlights from Nixon's political career.
Reprints

The History Of Moosekind, Part Five (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The evolution of civilization is traced, focusing on Asia.
Reprints

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

Poli-tickles / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Dick Wright
Inks
Dick Wright
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Nixon; Gerald Ford; Hubert Humphrey; Pat Nixon; Howard Cosell, Don Meredith; Henry Kissinger; Moshe Dayan; Golda Meir; Spiro Agnew; Bobby Riggs; Billie Jean King; Bebe Rebozo; Jill St. John
Synopsis
Collection of cartoons satirizing the Nixon administration.

Indexer Notes

The caricature of Marv Wolfman on page 4, panel 2 was done by Marie Severin rather than Dick Wright.

Realistic Toy Catalogue (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber; Bruce Garlin; Allen Goffstein
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of toy catalogs.
Reprints

[Clement Harboloy] (Table of Contents: 10)

Crazy's Just Plain Folks / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Biography of Norman, Oklahoma, shoe salesman Clement Harboloy.

The Heck We Were! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robert Redford; Barbra Streisand
Synopsis
Parody of the film "The Way We Were".
Reprints

Oozie's Girls (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Ozzie Nelson; Harriet Nelson
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "Ozzie's Girls".
Reprints

Billy Jerk (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Tom Laughlin
Synopsis
Parody of the film "Billy Jack".
Reprints

The Starloose! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "The Starlost".
Reprints

WorstWorld (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Bob McLeod
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Benjamin; Yul Brenner; James Brolin; Henry Kissinger
Synopsis
Parody of the film "Westworld".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It Is Time Once More
Synopsis
Editor Wolfman postulates solutions for the energy crisis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Crust Toothpaste (Table of Contents: 18)

Commercials That Drive You Crazy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
George Roussos ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Nixon; Julie Nixon-Eisenhower
Synopsis
Parody of Crest television ads; President Nixon's daughter interrupts a press conference to announce that she passed her dental checkup.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Buy-Our Aspirin
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Crazy's Who's Who
  4. 3. Daytime Television
  5. 4. Streaking
  6. 5. Lights On, Nobody
  7. 6. Nixonland
  8. 7. The History Of Moosekind, Part Five
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Poli-tickles
  10. 9. Realistic Toy Catalogue
  11. 10. [Clement Harboloy]
    Crazy's Just Plain Folks
  12. 11. The Heck We Were!
  13. 12. Oozie's Girls
  14. 13. Billy Jerk
  15. 14. The Starloose!
  16. 15. WorstWorld
  17. 16. ["It Is Time Once More"]
  18. 17. ["If You're Afraid Of Losing Your Head"]
  19. 18. Crust Toothpaste
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
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