(April 1980)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0714860290404
Editing
Larry Hama; Marie Severin (art director); Joe Albelo (production); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (associate 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
Jim Sherman (painted)
Inks
Jim Sherman (painted)
Colors
Jim Sherman (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Irving Nebbish

Indexer Notes

Mad magazine reference.

The Insult That Made A Corpse Out Of "Mac" (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russ Maheras
Pencils
Marie Severin ?
Inks
Marie Severin ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Charles Atlas comic book ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

In This Issue (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Foster (illustration)
Inks
Bob Foster (illustration)
Letters
typeset

McClown (Table of Contents: 3)

Home on the Deranged Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program 'McCloud.'

Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
The evolution of human history, parodied as it would apply to anthropomorphized moose. This chapter covers the evolution of prehistoric moose ancestors.
Reprints

If Human Interest Articles Were Written Like Crime Stories (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Hepp
Letters
typeset

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

The Walnuts (Table of Contents: 6)

All in the Depression Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "The Waltons".
Reprints

Realistic Toy Catalogue (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of toy catalogs.
Reprints

Enticing Ads for Jobs You Wouldn't Want (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Bill Dubay
Inks
Bill Dubay
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Crazy's Guide To Professional (?) Wrestling (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Ricigliano
Inks
Mike Ricigliano
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical look at professional wrestling.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Richard Nixon makes a cameo as a villainous wrestler. The illustration of The Nebbish on page 5 is a paste up of Marie Severin's work.

Idaho Tests of Baser Skills (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates [as Stephen Lewis Skeates and Warren Savin]
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Warren Savin is one of Skeates' pen names (ie, he is credited twice).

The Great American Dream (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin (storyboard); Michelle Wolfman (photographs)
Inks
Michelle Wolfman (photographs)
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

The Evolution and History of Moosekind, Part II (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Kaspar the Dead Baby (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; 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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Harvey Comics' Casper The Friendly Ghost.

Talking Pictures (Table of Contents: 14)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eden Norah
Pencils
Bill Skirsky (photographs)
Inks
Bill Skirsky (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Police Gory Story (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Vance Rodewalt
Inks
Vance Rodewalt
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; 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 Prison Crazies (Table of Contents: 16)

Crazy's Crazies / cartoon / 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

Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
This chapter follows the evolution of Moosekind through the early emergence of Greek civilization.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Consumer Confidential / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster; Greg Crosby
Pencils
Nel Samcorn
Inks
Nel Samcorn
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Fleesome And Forkum Greenhorn Hacienda And Kibbutz Dude Ranch
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Investigative report into a tourist attraction
Reprints

Toads (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of gags involving toads.
Reprints

Crazy's Far Out Fumetti #5: In a Little Shanty Town... (Table of Contents: 20)

Crazy's Far Out Fumetti / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Michele Wolfman (photos)
Inks
Michele Wolfman (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Alex Simmons [as Michael Jackson] (photos)
Reprints

Virginia Slim Chances (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Revenge in Peoria! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lark Russell
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A twelve-year-old boy seeks to avenge himself on his mother for humiliating him at school.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Insult That Made A Corpse Out Of "Mac"
  3. 2. In This Issue
  4. 3. McClown
    Home on the Deranged Dept.
  5. 4. Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1
  6. 5. If Human Interest Articles Were Written Like Crime Stories
  7. 6. The Walnuts
    All in the Depression Dept.
  8. 7. Realistic Toy Catalogue
  9. 8. Enticing Ads for Jobs You Wouldn't Want
  10. 9. Crazy's Guide To Professional (?) Wrestling
  11. 10. Idaho Tests of Baser Skills
  12. 11. The Great American Dream
    Crazy Far-Out Fumetti
  13. 12. The Evolution and History of Moosekind, Part II
  14. 13. Kaspar the Dead Baby
  15. 14. Talking Pictures
  16. 15. Police Gory Story
  17. 16. Crazy's Prison Crazies
    Crazy's Crazies
  18. 17. Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 3
  19. 18. ["The Fleesome And Forkum Greenhorn Hacienda And Kibbutz Dude Ranch"]
    Consumer Confidential
  20. 19. Toads
  21. 20. Crazy's Far Out Fumetti #5: In a Little Shanty Town...
    Crazy's Far Out Fumetti
  22. 21. Virginia Slim Chances
  23. 22. Revenge in Peoria!
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