(December 1982)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [Spider-Man]
Editing
Larry Hama; Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (Managing Editor); Marvin M. Mallard (Cartoon Editor); Joe Albelo (art director)
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)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Obnoxio the Clown; Spock; James T. Kirk; Leonard McCoy

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.'
Cover refers to how widely-publicized the death of Spock at the end of 'Star Trek II' was.

The Ghost Gives Up (Table of Contents: 1)

Jack Sparling's Pantomime Prologue / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A ghost tires of a haunted house and leaves.

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

Star Blecch II: The Wrath of the Conned (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperbeg
Pencils
Bob Camp
Inks
Bob Camp
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.'

Smirks (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 world is full of happy, smiling men; they all line up for welfare.

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

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

Script
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils
Gary Hallgren
Inks
Gary Hallgren
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ten minutes!
Genre
humor; satire-parody

The House Packing Fantasy and... the Nerve Wracking Reality (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mary Wilshire
Pencils
Mary Wilshire
Inks
Mary Wilshire
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A girl imagines she's a rock star but she's actually struggling at a recital.

What I Did Over My Summer Vacation (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

Dentist, the Menace (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Codor
Pencils
Dick Codor
Inks
Dick Codor
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor

Miss Mimi's Fun for Girls (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mimi Pond
Pencils
Mimi Pond
Inks
Mimi Pond
Letters
Mimi Pond

Genre
humor

The Crazy Junior Model-Makers Contest (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown (photographs)
Inks
Eliot R. Brown (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Crazy Looks at a Movie Theatre (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Leighton
Pencils
Ned Sonntag
Inks
Ned Sonntag
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Hohum the Barbarian (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Characters
Hohum the Barbarian
Synopsis
Hohum kills monsters then sells them as sushi.

I am a Cartoon Character (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor

The Momentous Fantasy... and the Mundane Reality (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A kid imagines he's briefing the Pentagon but he's actually in his clubhouse.

Playpen (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Gutman
Pencils
Dan Gutman (photographs); Joe Albelo (illustrations)
Inks
Dan Gutman (photographs); Joe Albelo (illustrations)
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Playboy magazine for infants.

Twang (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Kuper
Pencils
Peter Kuper
Inks
Peter Kuper
Letters
Peter Kuper

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man is caught inside his own bubblegum bubble.

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

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

Script
Virgil Diamond
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Alan Kupperberg
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zipper tie!
Genre
humor

[The Hateful Dead] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
David Allikas
Pencils
Dave Morris
Inks
Dave Morris
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Barfield (Table of Contents: 20)

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; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Synopsis
Barfield eats too much and dies.

Indexer Notes

Parody of the comic strip 'Garfield.'

The Stupid Limericks of Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents: 21)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Robert Tebbel
Pencils
Little Moon
Inks
Little Moon
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

New Designs for Toilet Paper (Table of Contents: 22)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Reich
Pencils
Alan Reich
Inks
Alan Reich
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor

Earshot the Deaf Detective (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Leighton
Pencils
Robert Leighton
Inks
Robert Leighton
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters
Earshot; Chief Inspector Brown
Synopsis
Earshot is constantly getting into trouble due to his poor hearing.

Crazy's Prehistoric History of Football (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

The Last Man on Earth (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Greenwood
Pencils
Rich Greenwood
Inks
Rich Greenwood
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor

Games People Play (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Leighton
Pencils
Robert Leighton
Inks
Robert Leighton
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

How to Be Cool in School (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Joey Epstein
Inks
Joey Epstein
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Joanee Loves Cooch (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Kent Gamble
Inks
Kent Gamble
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the television program 'Joanie Loves Chachi.'

Aliens (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jacque Boluin
Pencils
Jacque Boluin
Inks
Jacque Boluin
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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 doozy!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 48 (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Dick Codor
Pencils
Dick Codor
Inks
Dick Codor
Colors
?
Letters
Eliot R. Brown

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
An office worker uses Federal Espresso to keep himself perked up.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.
Parody of Federal Express commercials.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Obnoxio the Clown
  2. 1. The Ghost Gives Up
    Jack Sparling's Pantomime Prologue
  3. 2. In This Issue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Take a Letter to Crazy
  5. 4. Star Blecch II: The Wrath of the Conned
  6. 5. Smirks
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  7. 6. ["Ten minutes!"]
    Teen Hulk
  8. 7. The House Packing Fantasy and... the Nerve Wracking Reality
    Fantasy vs. Reality
  9. 8. What I Did Over My Summer Vacation
    Dirk McGirk
  10. 9. Dentist, the Menace
  11. 10. Miss Mimi's Fun for Girls
  12. 11. The Crazy Junior Model-Makers Contest
  13. 12. Crazy Looks at a Movie Theatre
  14. 13. Hohum the Barbarian
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  15. 14. I am a Cartoon Character
    The Kinetic Kids
  16. 15. The Momentous Fantasy... and the Mundane Reality
    Fantasy vs. Reality
  17. 16. Playpen
  18. 17. Twang
  19. 18. ["Zipper tie!"]
    Obnoxio the Clown Fun Pages
  20. 19. [The Hateful Dead]
    The Eleventh Hour Special
  21. 20. Barfield
    Crazy Gross Encounters
  22. 21. The Stupid Limericks of Edgar Allan Poe
  23. 22. New Designs for Toilet Paper
  24. 23. Earshot the Deaf Detective
  25. 24. Crazy's Prehistoric History of Football
  26. 25. The Last Man on Earth
  27. 26. Games People Play
  28. 27. How to Be Cool in School
  29. 28. Joanee Loves Cooch
    Crazy T.V. Parody
  30. 29. Aliens
  31. 30. ["It's a doozy!"]
    Michael Carlin's Page o' Stuff
  32. 31. Commercials That Drive You Crazy No. 48
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
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