(February 1980)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0714860290402
Editing
Paul Laikin; Eden Norah (art director); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (assistant editor); Aron Mayer (consulting editor)
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
Bob Larkin (painted)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painted)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas

A Talk with Santa Claus - Crazy Interview No. 482 (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Aron Mayer
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Colors
Len Grow
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Nerv Griffun; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa Claus tells Nerv Griffun all of the secrets of his vocation.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Take a Letter to Crazy / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Weiss
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess what, Ducky?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler
Synopsis
Howard isn't interested in seeing a new rock band perform until Beverly mentions the lead singer bites the heads off of chickens.

Shorty Cinema Satires (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Murad Gumen
Pencils
Murad Gumen (Moonrocker); Kent Gamble (Rooky II); John Reiner (Ailin')
Inks
Murad Gumen (Moonrocker); Kent Gamble (Rooky II); John Reiner (Ailin')
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parodies of the films 'Moonraker,' 'Rocky II' and 'Alien.'

Books You'll Never Find on the Book Shelves (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marylyn Fontaine
Pencils
Ron Zalme
Inks
Ron Zalme
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The Crazy Adventures of the Finger Family (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Gutman
Pencils
Dan Gutman (photographs)
Inks
Dan Gutman (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The World's Crazy-est Crossword Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marylyn Fontaine
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mock crossword puzzle where the answer to every entry is "crazy."

A Look at the New Banks for Women (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Hirsch
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The New China as Influenced by America (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hope Hirsch
Pencils
Bill Burke
Inks
Bill Burke
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

New Fads We'll See When the Jogging Craze Ends (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hope Hirsch
Pencils
Murad Gumen
Inks
Murad Gumen
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Crazy Visits a Typical Supermarket (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Al Scaduto
Inks
Al Scaduto
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

An Interview with the King of Disco (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Taylor
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Super Stars (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marylyn Fontaine
Pencils
Marylyn Fontaine
Inks
Marylyn Fontaine
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Rare Old Letters to Santa Written by Various Celebrities (Table of Contents: 15)

Xmas Bonus / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marylyn Fontaine
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
Tony Tallarico

Genre
humor; satire-parody

How to Tell If It's Going to Be a Bad Winter (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kim Bene
Pencils
John Langton
Inks
John Langton
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Are You a True Dog Lover? (Table of Contents: 17)

Of the World / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Diane Levin
Inks
Diane Levin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

School Daze (Table of Contents: 18)

A Crazy Vignette / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils
Arnoldo Franchioni
Inks
Arnoldo Franchioni

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A school bus delivers children to the school on the other side of the street.

Cereal City Adult Breakfasts 1986 (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Eisenberg
Pencils
Ted Eisenberg
Inks
Ted Eisenberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Flicker Snickers / photo story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Eden Norah
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Simon sez... up in the air, jump!
Genre
humor

Xmas Spirits Jest for the Holidays (Table of Contents: 21)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eden Norah
Pencils
Aron Mayer (illustration)
Inks
Aron Mayer (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Crazy Zodiac for 1980 (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Francis
Pencils
Ray Billingsley
Inks
Ray Billingsley
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Specialized Reading Glasses (Table of Contents: 23)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils
Arnoldo Franchioni
Inks
Arnoldo Franchioni
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Other Striped Don't-Do-It Signs (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Warren Emery
Pencils
Tony Tallarico
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Crazy News of the Month / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Laikin
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Teen Hulk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Len Grow
Letters
Marie Severin ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm bored! Let's stomp some nerds!
Genre
humor
Characters
Teen Hulk [Chester Weems] (first appearance)
Synopsis
Nerdy Chester Weems tries to hide from bullies in a locker, but bursts out of the locker as the incredible Teen Hulk.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Crazy V.I.P. Cards (Table of Contents: 27)

Bonus Cutouts / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eden Norah
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Len Grow
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Talk with Santa Claus - Crazy Interview No. 482
  3. 2. In This Issue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Take a Letter to Crazy
  5. 4. ["Guess what, Ducky?"]
    Howard the Duck
  6. 5. Shorty Cinema Satires
    Movie Satires
  7. 6. Books You'll Never Find on the Book Shelves
  8. 7. The Crazy Adventures of the Finger Family
  9. 8. The World's Crazy-est Crossword Puzzle
  10. 9. A Look at the New Banks for Women
  11. 10. The New China as Influenced by America
  12. 11. New Fads We'll See When the Jogging Craze Ends
  13. 12. Crazy Visits a Typical Supermarket
  14. 13. An Interview with the King of Disco
  15. 14. Super Stars
  16. 15. Rare Old Letters to Santa Written by Various Celebrities
    Xmas Bonus
  17. 16. How to Tell If It's Going to Be a Bad Winter
  18. 17. Are You a True Dog Lover?
    Of the World
  19. 18. School Daze
    A Crazy Vignette
  20. 19. Cereal City Adult Breakfasts 1986
  21. 20. ["Simon sez... up in the air, jump!"]
    Flicker Snickers
  22. 21. Xmas Spirits Jest for the Holidays
  23. 22. Crazy Zodiac for 1980
  24. 23. Specialized Reading Glasses
  25. 24. Other Striped Don't-Do-It Signs
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Crazy News of the Month
  27. 26. ["I'm bored! Let's stomp some nerds!"]
    Teen Hulk
  28. 27. Crazy V.I.P. Cards
    Bonus Cutouts
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Michel Maillot