(December 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
On-sale Date
1974-10-31 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
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
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
Nick Cardy (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Al Pacino [as Serpico]; unnamed suspect; The Nebbish

Watergate Parade (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Dick Wright
Inks
Dick Wright
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Richard Nixon; Gerald Ford; Edward Kennedy
Synopsis
Richard Nixon gives a pep talk to Gerald Ford, who is replacing Nixon in a long-running Broadway musical.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

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

Crazy's Who's Who / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It Isn't Fair.
Synopsis
Editor Wolfman explains how Richard Nixon's sudden resignation forced them to discard an expensive cover painting intended for this issue.

Police Gory Story (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Vance Rodewalt
Inks
Vance Rodewalt
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Charleton Heston [as Sgt. Joe Shootfurst]; Richard Thomas [as The Kid]
Synopsis
Satire of the NBC television series "Police Story".
Reprints

Crazy's Hamburgers on the March (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of fast food review columns, and of the restaurants they review.

Kaspar the Dead Baby (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Kaspar the Dead Baby; Windy the Not-So-Good Witch; Kaspar's father; Kaspar's Mother
Synopsis
After listening to Kaspar's tale of how he was killed during a brawl between his father and mother, Windy suggests a way for Kaspar to avenge himself against his no-good father.
Awards
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Harvey Comics' Casper the Friendly Ghost.

If Human Interest Articles Were Written Like Crime Stories (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Hepp
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Newspaper clippings of stories written in a more lurid than normal fashion.
Reprints

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

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The history of Moose civilization continues, concentrating this time on the evolution of modern Germany.
Reprints

Crazy's Prison Crazies (Table of Contents: 8)

Crazy's Crazies / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Stevens
Pencils
John Stevens
Inks
John Stevens
Letters
John Stevens

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of one panel cartoons with a prison theme.
Reprints

Insipid Romances (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of true crime and tabloid photo magazines.

Saturday Morning TV (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lance Boyle
Pencils
Bert Forrest; Mordecai Inglefeld; Willie Ito; William Stout; Richard Stanley; Igor Vorpuzzi
Inks
Bert Forrest; Mordecai Inglefeld; Willie Ito; William Stout; Richard Stanley; Igor Vorpuzzi
Letters
Bert Forrest; Mordecai Inglefeld; Willie Ito; William Stout; Richard Stanley; Igor Vorpuzzi

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Saturday morning cartoon shows. Shows parodied are Wheelie & The Chopper Bunch, Land Of The Lost, These Are The Days, The Partridge Family 2200 A.D., Devlin, and Hong Kong Phooey.
Reprints

Serpikette: Copess on the Beat! (Table of Contents: 11)

Crazy Far-Out Fumetti / photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Skurski; Nina Mende; Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the film "Serpico".

Is Ford a Better Idea? (Table of Contents: 12)

Poli-tickles / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Gerald Ford
Synopsis
Satirical commentary on the ascension of Gerald Ford to the Presidency.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Bouncy Paper Towels (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Nancy Walker [as Rosie the waitress]
Synopsis
Parody of Bounty Paper Towel commercials; the customers of a diner find a unique use for more absorbent Bouncy Paper Towels.

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Watergate Parade
  3. 2. ["It Isn't Fair."]
    Crazy's Who's Who
  4. 3. Police Gory Story
  5. 4. Crazy's Hamburgers on the March
  6. 5. Kaspar the Dead Baby
  7. 6. If Human Interest Articles Were Written Like Crime Stories
  8. 7. The History of Moosekind, Part Eight
  9. 8. Crazy's Prison Crazies
    Crazy's Crazies
  10. 9. Insipid Romances
  11. 10. Saturday Morning TV
  12. 11. Serpikette: Copess on the Beat!
    Crazy Far-Out Fumetti
  13. 12. Is Ford a Better Idea?
    Poli-tickles
  14. 13. Bouncy Paper Towels
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
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