(August 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:
0714860290408
Editing:
Larry Hama
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover erroneously labels this as issue #66.


["Bubble Your Troubles Away"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Larkin (signed)
Inks:
Bob Larkin (signed)
Colors:
Bob Larkin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Obnoxio the Clown for President (Table of Contents: 1)

Obnoxio The Clown / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Diamond ?
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg (signed)
Inks:
Alan Kupperberg (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Obnoxio the Clown
Synopsis:
Obnoxio the Clown provides his political platform for his candidacy for the Presidency.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Blech Hole (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Forster [as Commander/Captain Holler]; Joseph Bottoms [as Mr. Pizan]; Anthony Perkins [as Dr. Undrant]; Yvette Mimeaux [as Kitty McCrab]; Maximillian Schell [as Dr. Melon Reinrot]; Ernest Borgnine [as Harry]
Synopsis:
Parody of the film "The Black Hole".

Indexer Notes

Robert Forster's character is addressed as "Commander Holler" on page one, but as "Captain Holler" thereafter.

Fads (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Bramley
Pencils:
Peter Bramley
Inks:
Peter Bramley
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Predictions of absurd fads destined to sweep the nation in the future.
Reprints:

The Shipwrecked Sailor, part 1 (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:
When a sailor adrift on the ocean finds a small raft to hold on to, his weight capsizes it.

Pinky's First Date gets out of Hand (Table of Contents: 5)

The Finger Family / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Gutman
Pencils:
Dan Gutman (photos)
Inks:
Dan Gutman (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A family of hands become upset when their eldest daughter starts dating a foot.

The Fascinating Fantasy...And the Boring Reality (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A youth fantasizes he is riding a tricked out motorcycle.

Mr. Rogers Pacifies the Universe (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Morris
Pencils:
Dave Morris
Inks:
Dave Morris
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Fred Rogers [as Mr. Rogers]
Synopsis:
Mr. Rogers ends war and strife on the planet through his unique world view and personal magnetism.
Reprints:

Crazy Visits a Beach Party (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Ned Sonntag
Inks:
Ned Sonntag
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satire of modern beach parties.

The Shipwrecked Sailor, part 2 (Table of Contents: 9)

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 man adrift on a commode gets supplies air dropped to him.

The Creatures in the Volcano (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Chris James (rewritten dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Wally Wood; Marie Severin (tones)
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An old Marvel horror story is reprinted with rewritten dialogue to satirize the genre; a Polynesian native must investigate the strange events surrounding a neighboring volcano.
Reprints:

The Eleventh Hour Special (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Allikas
Pencils:
Walter Brogan
Inks:
Walter Brogan
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Behemoth Jack
Synopsis:
Parody of the television show "The Midnight Special"; acts satirized are The Bee Gees, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer.

The Fascinating Fantasy...And the Repulsive Reality (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Wilshire
Pencils:
Mary Wilshire
Inks:
Mary Wilshire
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A girl fantasizes that her prom date isn't homely.

The Audition (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Armando Gil
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler
Synopsis:
Howard auditions variety acts for his vaudeville style revue.

Obnoxio the Clown Funpage (Table of Contents: 14)

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:
Satire of comic book activity pages.

Super Hero Limericks (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Allikas
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; May Parker; The Owl; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Limericks satirizing popular super heroes.

The Shipwrecked Sailor, part 3 (Table of Contents: 16)

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 man adrift on a commode flushes when he shouldn't.

Bake Roaches in the Tutti Frutti Century (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Murad Gumen
Pencils:
Kent Gamble
Inks:
Kent Gamble
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Gil Gerard [as Bake Roaches]; Erin Gray [as Wilma]; Tim O'Connor [as Dr. Sewer]
Synopsis:
Parody of the "Buck Rogers" television show.

Subscribe to Crazy and Protect Yourself from Danterous Ultra-violet Radiation (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Straw Poll Contest (Table of Contents: 19)

Obnoxio The Clown / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Virgil Diamond ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satirical poll gauging the merits of Obnoxio the Clown's candidacy for President.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

No-Nuke of the North (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Mike Royer (signed)
Inks:
Mike Royer (signed)
Colors:
Carl Gafford ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
An Eskimo wears anti-nuclear buttons on his parka.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.