(January 1980)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
116 ?
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0714860290401
Editing
Paul Laikin (Editor-in-Charge); Jim Owsley (Editorial Consultant); Eden Norah (art director); Aron Mayer (editorial consultant)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Includes an insert reprint of Crazy #1 (1973).
Indexed using copy without the insert.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Larkin (painted); Marie Severin (inset cover)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painted); Marie Severin (inset cover)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Forbush-Man; Irving Nebbish

Crazy Checkerboard (Table of Contents: 1)

Bonus Cutout / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Grow
Pencils
Len Grow
Inks
Len Grow
Colors
Len Grow
Letters
Len Grow

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

In This Issue (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Letters
typeset

Battlestar Galacklustre (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Murad Gumen
Pencils
Murad Gumen
Inks
Murad Gumen
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody; science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program 'Battlestar Galactica.'

Newspaper Headlines You'll Never See (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marylyn Fontaine
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Comic Book Super Heroes That Never Quite Made It (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Weiss
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Bulldinky; The Incredible Doctor Foot; The Mighty Snore; Arnold the Android; Captain Seal; Num Num Man; Fancy Man; The Shrimp; Crazy Man; The Camel; Humpy; Pom-Pom Man; Murray the Mystic
Synopsis
A look at very ineffective super heroes.
Reprints

Crazy's Modern-Day Freak Show (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Francis
Pencils
Ron Zalme
Inks
Ron Zalme
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

We've Got to Stop Meeting Like This... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Wail
Pencils
Bill DuBay
Inks
Bill DuBay
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Series of humorous scenes with the title theme.
Reprints

Crazy Suggestions on What to Do with Leftover Snow (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Gary Brodsky
Inks
Gary Brodsky
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Plant Talker (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Taylor
Pencils
Bill Burke
Inks
Bill Burke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A mock magazine for people who talk to their plants.
Reprints

If Famous People Were Clones (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Vance Rodewelt
Inks
Vance Rodewelt
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

The Crazy Book of Things You Could Never Figure Out as a Kid (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Lewis
Pencils
Michael Pardo
Inks
Michael Pardo
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Cheerlie's Angels (Table of Contents: 12)

TV Satire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Len Herman
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program 'Charlie's Angels.'

How They Got Fired (Table of Contents: 13)

Unemployment Blues / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Kelly
Pencils
Murad Gumen
Inks
Murad Gumen
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Crazy Examples of Murphy's Law (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Francis
Pencils
Vic Martin
Inks
Vic Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Isometric Exercises for Different People (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Trees Updated (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marylyn Ippolito
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Joyce Kilmer's poem 'Trees.'

Crazy Visits A Training School For Undertakers (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Lamont
Pencils
John Workman
Inks
John Workman
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
How to become a modern undertaker.
Reprints

The History of the Peanut (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Bene
Pencils
David Wenzel
Inks
David Wenzel
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Cliche Questions from Movieland (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

McDonald's Signs As Used by Other Organizations (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Francis
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Crazy Visits a Used Car Lot (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Aron Mayer
Pencils
Bill Burke
Inks
Bill Burke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Celebrity Picket Line (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kiernan
Pencils
Vance Rodewelt
Inks
Vance Rodewelt
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

How Much Culture Do You Got? (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kiernan
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Slobsky and Hunch (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Len Herman
Pencils
Murad Gumen
Inks
Murad Gumen
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program 'Starsky and Hutch.'

The Poetry Corner (Table of Contents: 25)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marylyn D'Amico
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

More Show Me's (Table of Contents: 26)

Show Me / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Aron Mayer
Pencils
John Langton
Inks
John Langton
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Talking Pictures (Table of Contents: 27)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eden Norah
Pencils
Amos Alexander (photographs)
Inks
Amos Alexander (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Limericks of the Times (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Wolfe
Pencils
Bill Dubay
Inks
Bill Dubay
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Do-It-Yourself Disaster Movies (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Francis
Pencils
Walter Brogan
Inks
Walter Brogan
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

You're Not Going to Make That Sale If... (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Warren Emery
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

More Chances Are... (Table of Contents: 31)

Chances Are / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
Ray Billingsley
Inks
Ray Billingsley
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Psychiatrist (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Kelly
Pencils
Rick Varesi
Inks
Rick Varesi
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

What the House Ad Says... What the House Really Looks Like... (Table of Contents: 33)

What the House Ad Says... / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Crazy's Super-Man Jokes (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Diamond
Pencils
Aron Laikin (illustration)
Inks
Aron Laikin (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Jokes at the expense of Superman.
Reprints

Scenes from Hollywood Movies (Table of Contents: 35)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Aron Mayer
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

F.I.N.K. (Table of Contents: 36)

Movie Spoof / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Murad Gumen
Pencils
Walter Brogan
Inks
Walter Brogan
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture 'F.I.S.T.'

Crazy Interview No. 5: The Jolly Green Giant (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Weiss
Pencils
Murad Gumen
Inks
Murad Gumen
Colors
Len Grow
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Dick Cavitty; Jolly Green Giant
Synopsis
The Jolly Green Giant explains to Dick Cavitty why he's so jolly: he grows more than merely vegetables but also a nice stash of weed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Crazy Licenses (Table of Contents: 38)

Bonus Cutouts / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Aron Mayer
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Crazy Checkerboard
    Bonus Cutout
  3. 2. In This Issue
  4. 3. Battlestar Galacklustre
  5. 4. Newspaper Headlines You'll Never See
  6. 5. Comic Book Super Heroes That Never Quite Made It
  7. 6. Crazy's Modern-Day Freak Show
  8. 7. We've Got to Stop Meeting Like This...
  9. 8. Crazy Suggestions on What to Do with Leftover Snow
  10. 9. Plant Talker
  11. 10. If Famous People Were Clones
  12. 11. The Crazy Book of Things You Could Never Figure Out as a Kid
  13. 12. Cheerlie's Angels
    TV Satire
  14. 13. How They Got Fired
    Unemployment Blues
  15. 14. Crazy Examples of Murphy's Law
  16. 15. Isometric Exercises for Different People
  17. 16. Trees Updated
  18. 17. Crazy Visits A Training School For Undertakers
  19. 18. The History of the Peanut
  20. 19. Cliche Questions from Movieland
  21. 20. McDonald's Signs As Used by Other Organizations
  22. 21. Crazy Visits a Used Car Lot
  23. 22. Celebrity Picket Line
  24. 23. How Much Culture Do You Got?
  25. 24. Slobsky and Hunch
  26. 25. The Poetry Corner
  27. 26. More Show Me's
    Show Me
  28. 27. Talking Pictures
  29. 28. Limericks of the Times
  30. 29. Do-It-Yourself Disaster Movies
  31. 30. You're Not Going to Make That Sale If...
  32. 31. More Chances Are...
    Chances Are
  33. 32. The Psychiatrist
  34. 33. What the House Ad Says... What the House Really Looks Like...
    What the House Ad Says...
  35. 34. Crazy's Super-Man Jokes
  36. 35. Scenes from Hollywood Movies
  37. 36. F.I.N.K.
    Movie Spoof
  38. 37. Crazy Interview No. 5: The Jolly Green Giant
  39. 38. Crazy Licenses
    Bonus Cutouts
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