(June 1980)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0714860290406
Editing
Larry Hama
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
Inks
Bob Larkin
Colors
Bob Larkin
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
The Nebbish
Synopsis
The Nebbish, in black and white, watches a color television.

Uncle Sam's Surplus & Novelties (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the Johnson C. Smith Novelty Company ads often found in comic books.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Apocryphal Nowland (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Bob McLeod (signed)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Martin Sheen [as Captain Dullard]; Frederic Forrest [as Shep]; Lawrence Fishburne [as Lean]; Sam Bottoms [as Prance]; Marlon Brando [as Col. Klutz]; Robert Duvall [as Col. Kilgore]
Synopsis
Parody of the film "Apocalypse Now".
Reprints

Blobs (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Suggested sequels to the film "The Blob".

Panic on Flight 13 (Table of Contents: 4)

Crazy's Gross Encounters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Pencils
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Inks
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Letters
Ernie Kovacs (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A flight attendant unintentionally scares the passengers of an airliner.

The Eleventh Hour Special (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Allikas
Pencils
Walter Brogan
Inks
Walter Brogan
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "The Midnight Special". Groups parodied are The Village People, Cheap Trick and The Knack.

Kustom Kars of the Stars (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Morris
Pencils
Dave Morris
Inks
Dave Morris
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Muhammad Ali; Dolly Parton; Kiss [Gene Simmons; Paul Stanley; Ace Frehley; Peter Criss]; Fred Rogers [as Mister Rogers]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Godzilla
Synopsis
What customized cars would look like for various celebrities.
Reprints

Ask Rocky (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of newspaper advice columns.

How Not to Make a Commercial (Table of Contents: 8)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Eliot Brown (photos)
Inks
Eliot Brown (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Harold Liebenfranz; Emily Biletnikoff
Synopsis
An investment counselor's live commercial is interrupted by dire news for one of his clients.
Reprints

Old Movie Monsters: Where Are They Today? (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joey Epstein
Pencils
Joey Epstein
Inks
Joey Epstein
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Frankenstein's Monster; Rodan; Godzilla; Vlad Dracula; Mothra; King Kong; Mighty Joe Young; Nancy Archer
Synopsis
Presenting how famous film monsters are currently employed now that their film careers are over.

Indexer Notes

Nancy Archer was the lead character in "Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman".

Crazy Visits A School Dance (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ned Sonntag
Inks
Ned Sonntag
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous look at a high school dance.

Call Of The Wild (Table of Contents: 11)

Crazy's Gross Encounters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Pencils
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Inks
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Letters
Ernie Kovacs (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An aroused polar bear forces an Eskimo to marry her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Teen Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
Irving Watanabe ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drugged and Abducted by Carny Hucksters
Genre
humor
Characters
Teen Hulk [Chester Weems]; Hunk; Melanie
Synopsis
Escaping from his abductors, Chester lands in the middle of Melanie's beach party and is abused by Hunk and a shark.

The Fascinating Fantasy...And the Boring Reality (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eliot Brown
Inks
Al Milgrom
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A teenage boy fantasizes he's in the cockpit of a jet fighter.

The Duck Hunter (Table of Contents: 14)

Crazy's Gross Encounters / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Pencils
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Inks
Ernie Kovacs (signed)
Letters
Ernie Kovacs (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A duck hunter straps a decoy to his head so he can sneak up on swimming ducks.

What's Reality? (Table of Contents: 15)

Howard The Duck / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Vicente Alcazar
Inks
Vicente Alcazar
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Howard The Duck; Beverly Switzler; Lee Switzler
Synopsis
Howard tries to lecture an audience on how ephemeral the concept of reality is, while the audience just wants to watch Beverly jiggle.

Obnoxio the Clown Funpage (Table of Contents: 16)

Obnoxio The Clown / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Virgil Diamond
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Alan Kupperberg
Letters
typeset; Alan Kupperberg

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Obnoxio The Clown
Synopsis
Parody of comic book activity pages.

Safety First (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Bramley
Pencils
Peter Bramley
Inks
Peter Bramley
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical instructions on how to apply first aid.

Bentsome (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Murad Gumen
Pencils
Kent Gamble (signed)
Inks
Kent Gamble (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Robert Guillaume [as Bentsome]; James Noble [as The Governor]; Missy Gold [as Kutie]; Inga Swensen [as Miss Kraut]; Didi Conn [as Marshy]; James Earl Jones [as The Captain]; Katherine Helmond [as Jessica Tate]; Robert Mandan [as Chester Tate]; Richard Mulligan [as Burt Campbell]; Cathryn Damon [as Mary Campbell]
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "Benson"; Bentsome tries to solve a murder in the Governor's Mansion.

Don't Be Ashamed to be Seen Buying Crazy (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Household Warnings (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Carl Gafford ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical public service safety warnings.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Macronauts (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larry Hama (signed)
Pencils
Michael Golden [as G] (signed)
Inks
Michael Golden [as G] (signed)
Colors
Carl Gafford ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the toy line "The Micronauts".

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Uncle Sam's Surplus & Novelties
  3. 2. Apocryphal Nowland
  4. 3. Blobs
  5. 4. Panic on Flight 13
    Crazy's Gross Encounters
  6. 5. The Eleventh Hour Special
  7. 6. Kustom Kars of the Stars
  8. 7. Ask Rocky
  9. 8. How Not to Make a Commercial
  10. 9. Old Movie Monsters: Where Are They Today?
  11. 10. Crazy Visits A School Dance
  12. 11. Call Of The Wild
    Crazy's Gross Encounters
  13. 12. ["Drugged and Abducted by Carny Hucksters"]
    Teen Hulk
  14. 13. The Fascinating Fantasy...And the Boring Reality
  15. 14. The Duck Hunter
    Crazy's Gross Encounters
  16. 15. What's Reality?
    Howard The Duck
  17. 16. Obnoxio the Clown Funpage
    Obnoxio The Clown
  18. 17. Safety First
  19. 18. Bentsome
  20. 19. Don't Be Ashamed to be Seen Buying Crazy
  21. 20. Household Warnings
  22. 21. The Macronauts
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  • Michael Hoskin
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