(January 1982)

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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-11-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0716480290401
Editing
Larry Hama (credited) (editor); Christopher Priest (credited as Jim Owsley) (managing editor); Marie Severin (credited) (art director); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #6.

80% New Stuff! Plus Classic Reprints! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Sprite; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Professor X; Iceman; Havok; Obnoxio the Clown
Reprints
Keywords
X-Paste

Here Are Your Cut-Out Figures! (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man; Thing; Magneto

Indexer Notes

Cut-out figures for page 65.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Take a Letter to Crazy / letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Teen Hulk [Chester Weems]; Plot-Device Man
Keywords
Drearyknolls; giant slingshot

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Lacerda, Barb Leatherman, Mike Wheeler, Scotty Straub, Edgar Torres, Mile DelTufo, Dewey Poe, Jack Maitre, Paul Couture, John Noonan, Freedy Krietzburg, Terrence Ferguson, Jeff Kirsh and Marci Riseman.

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

Obnoxio's Abuse Column / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Obnoxio the Clown

Indexer Notes

Letter from Michael Markus.

Reality Island (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dana Kadison (credited)
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Inks
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mr. wRetch; Taboo; A. Rich Seagull (writer); Ms. Garden; Skunkman [J. Barnsworth Mellington III]; Maynard Mellington
Keywords
Horror Valley MTA (television show); Hulk prop; Inflatable Wanda Doll; penguin; Reality Island; shark prop; Skunk Off; Soap Flakes

No Deposit, No Return Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

Crazy Gross Enounters / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
fisherman; a Genie
Synopsis
A fisherman finds a genie in a bottle. The genie comes out bottle-shaped.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Teen Hulk / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Christopher Priest (credited as Jim Owsley)
Pencils
Bob McLeod (credited)
Inks
Bob McLeod (credited)
Letters
Bob McLeod (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now be a good girl while I'm gone, Pumpkin...
Genre
humor
Characters
Teen Hulk [Chester Weems]; Bobby; Herb "Hoobie" Meany; Mrs. Meany; Ms. Meany; Jordan
Keywords
Ground Control; space shuttle; USAF

The Dizzying Fantasy... and the Disastrous Reality. (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Wilshire (credited)
Pencils
Mary Wilshire (credited)
Inks
Mary Wilshire (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
humor

Dirk McGirks's Histery of Artwerk (Table of Contents: 8)

Dirk McGirk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Pencils
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Inks
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Letters
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)

Genre
humor
Characters
Dirk McGirk; Miss Constrop; cravemen; Ejiptian Mummsy; Leotardo DaVinchi; Rodan; Mike Duglas; Rick Little; Michael Ann Jello; David Frosty; David Kaminsky; Salvatore Dolly; Pablo Picolo; Vincent "Vinnie" Van Goo; John Naigey; Venus Paradox
Keywords
Argosy and Expectancy; Art Art Art (book); Broque Artists; cubanism; David; Detale of the Sixteen Chaplins; Impressioners; MacDonalds; moderner art; parramints; poop art; the Big Stinx; the Discus Throwerer; the Fast Supper; the Kiss; the Moner Leaser; the Old Misters (book); the Runnysauce period; the Stinker; Venus the Milo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Obnoxio the Clown Funpages / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Virgil Diamond (credited)
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Inks
Alan Kupperberg (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Obnoxio the Clown; Fido; Charles Manson (mentioned)

Indexer Notes

Contains art sent in by Steve Pape.

No Deposit, No Return Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Crazy 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
Characters
fisherman; a Genie
Synopsis
A fisherman asks a genie for a beautiful woman. The genie turns the fisherman into the beautiful woman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Aunty Nuke / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Susan Bissett
Pencils
Steve Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Steve Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From distant galaxies to the planet Earth,
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunty Nuke; Gee Whiz Kids [Elmo; Evita]
Keywords
Cloning Machine; wooly mammoths

The Masterful Fantasy... and the Miserable Reality. (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Hallgren (credited)
Pencils
Gary Hallgren (credited)
Inks
Gary Hallgren (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Percy; Teddy; Percy's mother

Crazy Looks at the Crazy Office (Table of Contents: 13)

Crazy Looks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Ned Sonntag (credited)
Inks
Ned Sonntag (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Crazy Magazine [Editor; Foot Editor; Knee Editor; Head Editor; Teen Hulk [Chester Weems] (behind the scenes); Obnoxio the Clown; Behemoth Jack (mentioned); the janitor; Chest Editor; Editor of Crazy Looks At]
Keywords
Goldfish in the Water Cooler; octopus (mentioned)

No Deposit, No Return Part 3 (Table of Contents: 14)

Crazy 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
Characters
fisherman; a Genie
Synopsis
Now a beautiful woman, the fisherman asks the genie to bring him to a resort. The genie makes himself a guest at the resort and the woman his servant.

Thanskgiving Pageant (Table of Contents: 15)

Kinetic Kids / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Mellor (credited as Stephen Mellor)
Pencils
Steve Mellor (credited as Stephen Mellor)
Inks
Steve Mellor (credited as Stephen Mellor)
Letters
Steve Mellor (credited as Stephen Mellor)

Genre
humor
Characters
Kinetic Kids [Brisbane; Timmy; Leo; Vedmar; Beezer]; Miss Blogun

Spider-Man Tickles the Torch (Table of Contents: 16)

A Spider-Man Surprise Extra / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Bilgrey
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Letters
Joe Albelo (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints

Macie's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rejects (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Susan Bissett
Pencils
Arnoldo Franchioni (credited)
Inks
Arnoldo Franchioni (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Macy; Mrs. Macy (mentioned); judges; Fioruggi; Bazooga Joe; Pesty; Lura Renska Fan Club; Gloria Vanderbuilt; Jury Inc; Nebbish [Irving Nebbish]
Keywords
Addedas (shoe company); Nebbish balloon; parade balloons; Phredericks of Hollywood; Super Whimple balloon

The Audio-Visual Squad Member's Guide to Dating (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Pat Broderick (credited)
Inks
Armando Gil (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
humor
Keywords
1981 Butterfly Convention; Audio Visual Squad; Last Tango in Paris (movie)

Crazy Contest#6 (Table of Contents: 19)

Crazy Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Teen Hulk [Chester Weems]; Nebbish [Irving Nebbish]; Obnoxio the Clown; Behemoth Jack; Kinetic Kids; Aunty Nuke

Indexer Notes

Contest winners named as Tony Coker (grand prize), Tim Dorr, Stacy White, Traci Bearden, Nicholas G. Paulak, Pam Zaikowski, Steve Holten, David Laplante, Scott Richardson, Tim Markin, Patti Collins, Kurt Anderson, Robert Voldemar Zemmers, Dave Waterhouse, Chris Thomson, Shane Tinney, Joe Bazan, Billy Blenk, Shawn Yuzik, Dannie Pearson, Ted Haigler, David Sohinki, Michael Abranowitz, Donna Rojas, Jerry Willis, Tammy Krywalerk, Kelli Stevens and Yvonne Harper.

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

The Eleventh Hour Special / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Allikas (credited)
Pencils
Dave Morris (credited)
Inks
Dave Morris (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Behemoth Jack; Juiced Newton (mentioned); Ted No-gent (mentioned)

The Hunchback of Notre Doom (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Quasimudpuddle [Henri Hero]; Boltro; Mr. Bong (dies); Lilly Bong (dies); Fifi Lala; Count Gigolo
Reprints
Keywords
French Police; Notre Doom

Rat Reborn (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Sutton (credited)
Pencils
Tom Sutton (credited)
Inks
P. A. Flynn (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Rat [Ratso Rhotten]; the Precinct Cat; Man-Thingy (dies); Sunk-Mariner [Prince No-More]; the Subway Flasher; the Vampire; Rats of the World; Rupert; Lucinda
Reprints
Keywords
Consolidated Power Station; Gotham; Little Mickey Mousey Trap Company; traffic copter

For Your Eyes, Baloney (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Murad Gumen (credited)
Pencils
Dave Morris (credited)
Inks
Dave Morris (credited)
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Double-Oaf-Seven [James Boon] (dies); Blowhard (dies); Codumbro; Killer Diver; Dr. Nope (mentioned); Goldfungus (mentioned); M & M (dies); "Q"; Moaningpuny; Hitman Goonzales (dies); Malaria; Malaria's father (dead, mentioned); Awri Potatoes; Baby Doll; Eerie Creature; Loco
Keywords
3D Etch-O-Sketch; ATAC [A Typewriter And Cord]; Joe's Pizza; NY Stunt Cats Local 841; sharks

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only.

Do-It-Yourself Comic Book (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates (credited)
Pencils
Joe Albelo (credited); Terry Austin (credited); John Buscema (credited); Dave Cockrum (credited); Armando Gil (credited); Larry Hama (credited); Alan Kupperberg (credited); Bob McLeod (credited); Marshall Rogers (credited)
Inks
Joe Albelo (credited); Terry Austin (credited); John Buscema (credited); Dave Cockrum (credited); Armando Gil (credited); Larry Hama (credited); Alan Kupperberg (credited); Bob McLeod (credited); Marshall Rogers (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited as John Morelli); Rick Parker (credited); Joe Rosen (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
X-Men [Beast; Colossus; Polaris; Angel; Havok; Banshee; Iceman; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler; Sprite]; Thor; Silver Surfer; Iron Fist; Obnoxio the Clown; Moon Knight; Spider-Woman; Spider-Man; Howard the Duck; Stan Laurel; Oliver Hardy; Hulk; Dr. Octopus; Popeye; J. Wellington Wimpy; Dr. Doom; vampire; Bugs Bunny; sentient moon; Watcher; Valkyrie; Ghost Rider; Dr. Strange; Hawkeye; Shang-Chi; May Parker; Wasp; Captain America; Green Goblin; Iron Man; Power Man; Daredevil
Keywords
Crazy Magazine; Fine Art Better Handbags; Joker Burger; Klavigator (fridge); Lace Shop; Radio Center Wholesale; raining cats; raining dogs; Wendy's (mentioned); World's Largest Woolen House

Michael Carlin's Thanksgiving Page O'Stuff... ing (Table of Contents: 25)

Michael Carlin's Page O'Stuff / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Pencils
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Inks
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Letters
Mike Carlin

Genre
humor
Characters
Michael Carlin; Sally (dies); Bill (dies); Meat-Loaf [Chuck Chopped] (mentioned)
Keywords
Leper Colony

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Dr. Doom; Hulk; Phoenix; Doombot

Indexer Notes

Cutouts for Pg. 65

Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 38 (Table of Contents: 27)

Commercials That Drive You Crazy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Codor
Pencils
Dick Codor
Inks
Dick Codor
Colors
?
Letters
Marian Stensgard (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Keywords
Pirate Truckers; Rubble Brothers; Scavenger Lines; Sparkling Distillery; Sparkling Tap Water

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 80% New Stuff! Plus Classic Reprints!
  2. 1. Here Are Your Cut-Out Figures!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Take a Letter to Crazy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Obnoxio's Abuse Column
  5. 4. Reality Island
  6. 5. No Deposit, No Return Part 1
    Crazy Gross Enounters
  7. 6. ["Now be a good girl while I'm gone, Pumpkin..."]
    Teen Hulk
  8. 7. The Dizzying Fantasy... and the Disastrous Reality.
  9. 8. Dirk McGirks's Histery of Artwerk
    Dirk McGirk
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Obnoxio the Clown Funpages
  11. 10. No Deposit, No Return Part 2
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  12. 11. ["From distant galaxies to the planet Earth,"]
    Aunty Nuke
  13. 12. The Masterful Fantasy... and the Miserable Reality.
  14. 13. Crazy Looks at the Crazy Office
    Crazy Looks
  15. 14. No Deposit, No Return Part 3
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  16. 15. Thanskgiving Pageant
    Kinetic Kids
  17. 16. Spider-Man Tickles the Torch
    A Spider-Man Surprise Extra
  18. 17. Macie's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rejects
  19. 18. The Audio-Visual Squad Member's Guide to Dating
  20. 19. Crazy Contest#6
    Crazy Contest
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Eleventh Hour Special
  22. 21. The Hunchback of Notre Doom
  23. 22. Rat Reborn
  24. 23. For Your Eyes, Baloney
  25. 24. Do-It-Yourself Comic Book
  26. 25. Michael Carlin's Thanksgiving Page O'Stuff... ing
    Michael Carlin's Page O'Stuff
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 38
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
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