(May 1982)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.90 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Barcode
0714860290405
Editing
Larry Hama; Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (Managing Editor); Marvin M. Mallard (Cartoon Editor); Marie Severin (art director); Joe Albelo (production)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Obnoxio the Clown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Larkin (painted)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painted)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painted)

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Obnoxio the Clown

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture 'Time Bandits.'

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Sparling (signed)
Pencils
Jack Sparling (signed)
Inks
Jack Sparling (signed)
Letters
Jack Sparling

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arrrah!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A caveboy kills a tiny dinosaur.

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
Larry Hama
Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Letters
typeset

Time Boo-Boos (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperbeg
Pencils
Bob Camp
Inks
Bob Camp
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture 'Time Bandits.'

The Mirage (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bobby London (signed)
Pencils
Bobby London (signed)
Inks
Bobby London (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man wanders through a desert to reach an oasis, then realizes he's actually in a city drinking from a fountain.

Reginald Pooter's Tales for Teens (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Mary Wilshire
Inks
Mary Wilshire
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor

The Rocking Fantasy... and the Reeling Reality (Table of Contents: 7)

Fantasy vs. Reality / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Hallgren
Pencils
Gary Hallgren
Inks
Gary Hallgren
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man imagines he's God, dealing with the protagonists of 'Time Bandits'; he's really a babysitter dealing with difficult children.

Dirk McGirk's Book Report: Frankenbeens (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Carlin
Pencils
Mike Carlin
Inks
Mike Carlin
Letters
Mike Carlin

Genre
humor

If More Syndicated Cartoonists Drew Marvel Comics (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Albelo
Pencils
Joe Albelo
Inks
Joe Albelo
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parodies of various Marvel Comics dones in the styles of newspaper strips. Features Cronan the Incorrigible (Conan the Barbarian in the style of Dik Browne's Hagar the Horrible), Dr. Strangie (Doctor Strange in the style of Chic Young's Blondie) and The Amazing Spider-Person (Spider-Man in the style of Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Susan Bissett
Pencils
Steve Smallwood
Inks
Steve Smallwood
Letters
Marian Stensgard

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday Aunty Nuke!
Genre
humor

Crazy Looks at a Talent Contest (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Leighton
Pencils
Ned Sonntag
Inks
Ned Sonntag
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Food Chain (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bobby London (signed)
Pencils
Bobby London (signed)
Inks
Bobby London (signed)
Letters
Bobby London

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rabbit kills an insect, a hunter kills the rabbit, a flying saucer kills the hunter.

To Battle the Gods! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Kinetic Kids / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Mellor
Pencils
Stephen Mellor
Inks
Stephen Mellor
Letters
Stephen Mellor

Genre
humor

The Magical Media Fantasy... and the Mediocre Reality (Table of Contents: 14)

Fantasy vs. Reality / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Wilshire
Pencils
Mary Wilshire
Inks
Mary Wilshire
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman reading a cereal box imagines she's a TV news reporter.

Alphaduck Soup (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Van Howell
Pencils
Van Howell
Inks
Van Howell
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor

The Coloring Book of the Eighties (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Bilgray
Pencils
Andy Mushynsky
Inks
Andy Mushynsky
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Obnoxio the Clown Fun Pages / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Virgil Diamond
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Alan Kupperberg
Letters
Marian Stensgard

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Air traffic controller aptitude test
Genre
humor

[Bare Supply] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
David Allikas
Pencils
Dave Morris
Inks
Dave Morris
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody

That's Show Biz! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Bobby London (signed)
Pencils
Bobby London (signed)
Inks
Bobby London (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
No one gives money to an organ grinder's monkey so he takes over dancing while the monkey plays the music.

Private Beeninjam (Table of Contents: 20)

Crazy T.V. Parody / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Murad Gumen
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program version of 'Private Benjamin.'

Don't You Be Next! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Michael Carlin's Page o' Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin
Pencils
Mike Carlin
Inks
Mike Carlin
Letters
Mike Carlin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a riot!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 42 (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Dick Codor
Pencils
Dick Codor
Inks
Dick Codor
Colors
?
Letters
Marian Stensgard

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
People keep getting the wrong number when they call others.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Obnoxio the Clown
  2. 1. ["Arrrah!"]
  3. 2. In This Issue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Take a Letter to Crazy
  5. 4. Time Boo-Boos
  6. 5. The Mirage
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  7. 6. Reginald Pooter's Tales for Teens
  8. 7. The Rocking Fantasy... and the Reeling Reality
    Fantasy vs. Reality
  9. 8. Dirk McGirk's Book Report: Frankenbeens
    Dirk McGirk
  10. 9. If More Syndicated Cartoonists Drew Marvel Comics
  11. 10. ["Happy birthday Aunty Nuke!"]
    Aunty Nuke
  12. 11. Crazy Looks at a Talent Contest
  13. 12. Food Chain
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  14. 13. To Battle the Gods!
    The Kinetic Kids
  15. 14. The Magical Media Fantasy... and the Mediocre Reality
    Fantasy vs. Reality
  16. 15. Alphaduck Soup
  17. 16. The Coloring Book of the Eighties
  18. 17. ["Air traffic controller aptitude test"]
    Obnoxio the Clown Fun Pages
  19. 18. [Bare Supply]
    The Eleventh Hour Special
  20. 19. That's Show Biz!
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  21. 20. Private Beeninjam
    Crazy T.V. Parody
  22. 21. Don't You Be Next!
    Crazy Magazine
  23. 22. ["It's a riot!"]
    Michael Carlin's Page o' Stuff
  24. 23. Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 42
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
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