(Summer 1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
yearly
On-sale Date
1975-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Magazine Group
Editing
Marv Wolfman; Steve Gerber (Consulting Editor); Archie Goodwin (Consulting Editor); Len Wein (Consulting Editor); Roy Thomas (Consulting Editor); Marie Severin (art director)

Issue Notes

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Registration number A750356.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Irving Nebbish

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Letters
typeset

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

Crazy Who's Who / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Kung Fooey (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the ABC television series "Kung Fu".
Reprints

College Bulletins of the Future (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Tim Kirk
Inks
Tim Kirk
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

The Boob Rube Story (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical version of the life story of baseball legend Babe Ruth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The priest on the second page is drawn to look like Bing Crosby from "Going My Way".

The Moe Jaymouth Story (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Satirical version of Joe Namath's football career.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A caricature of ABC sportscaster Howard Cosell appears as a generic symbol for the press. Caricatures of Marlon Brando (as Vito Corleone), Henry Kissinger, Johnny Carson, John Wayne and actress Sandy Dennis also appear at various moments.

Realistic Toy Catalogue (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber; Bruce Garlin; Allen Goffstein
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of toy catalogs.
Reprints

Nixonland (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Vance Rodewalt
Inks
Vance Rodewalt
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Julie Nixon-Eisenhower; David Eisenhower
Synopsis
Richard Nixon's daughter and son-in-law lead a tour of the new theme park built around highlights from Nixon's political career.
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The Lighter Side of Racial Violence (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Ned Young
Inks
Ned Young
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Dave Berg's "The Lighter Side" features from Mad Magazine.
Reprints

[A Blow For Free Speech] (Table of Contents: 10)

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Two men try to convince the woman sitting in bed between them that posing topless for the camera will be striking a blow for free speech.
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Indexer Notes

This is a parody of National Lampoon's "Foto Funnies" segment. Photographed by Michelle Wolfman. Marvel Comics editor Roy Thomas appeared as one of the men.

Shush-Ups (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Mad Magazine's "Shut up" recurring feature.
Reprints

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

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot); Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vive Le First Amendment
Synopsis
The two men prevail in getting their bed mate to take off her top, but she has a surprise waiting for them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photographed by Michelle Wolfman.

[Liberated to a Point] (Table of Contents: 13)

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
The woman goes topless without showing anything.
Reprints

[Still Fighting for Freedom] (Table of Contents: 14)

Foto Funkies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Two men sharing a bed with a woman finally convince her to go topless.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A parody of National Lampoon's "Foto Funnies".

Super Art Posters (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Vic Martin
Inks
Vic Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of contemporary magazine ads for mass market poster publishers.
Reprints

The Walnuts (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "The Waltons".
Reprints

TV Misguide (Table of Contents: 17)

photo story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of TV Guide.
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Indexer Notes

Some photos are by Michelle Wolfman, while others are vintage Hollywood publicity stills.

Pest Great-Nuts (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Vic Martin
Inks
Vic Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Ewell Gibbons
Synopsis
Parody of television commercials for Post Grape-Nuts Flakes, with commercial spokesman Ewell Gibbons.
Reprints

The Heck We Were! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Robert Redford; Barbra Streisand
Synopsis
Parody of the film "The Way We Were".
Reprints

Oozie's Girls (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Ozzie Nelson; Harriet Nelson
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "Ozzie's Girls".
Reprints

Billy Jerk (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Tom Laughlin
Synopsis
Parody of the film "Billy Jack".
Reprints

The Starloose! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television series "The Starlost".
Reprints

Celebrity Sportsman (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates; Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Michael Sheeler
Inks
Michael Sheeler
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the television show "American Sportsman".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The host is a parody of ABC sportscaster Jim McKay.

Celebreties Gravestones (Table of Contents: 24)

Tomb It May Concern Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Vic Martin
Inks
Vic Martin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The title is spelled exactly as shown on the page

Buy-Our Aspirin (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Jean Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin (first two panels only)
Inks
Marie Severin (first two panels only)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of Bayer Aspirin television commercials
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photography by Vince Colletta. The pictures were retouched for humorous effect by Marie Severin.

The 1993 Nostalgic Paraphernalia Catalogue (Table of Contents: 26)

Past Imperfect Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Larry Hama; Ralph Reese
Inks
Larry Hama; Ralph Reese
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

The Great American Dream (Table of Contents: 27)

Crazy Far-Out Fumetti / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Marie Severin (storyboard)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Hawker (photo of Dick Giordano); John Williams (photo of Neal Adams); Marsha Williams (photo of Gayle Landers); The Daughter (photo of Mary McPherran); The Son (photo of Tony Isabella); The Mugger (photo of Alex Simmons)
Synopsis
A slick real estate agent tries to talk an unsuspecting couple into investing in a luxury condominium.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photographed by Michelle Wolfman.

McClown (Table of Contents: 28)

McClown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 29)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Bob Foster
Inks
Bob Foster
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The evolution of human history, parodied as it would apply to anthropomorphized moose. This chapter covers the evolution of prehistoric moose ancestors.
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Mudge The Manicurist (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mudge (played by Marie Severin); Mrs. Grousenagel
Synopsis
Parody of Madge the Manicurist, commercial symbol for Palmolive Dish detergent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Photographs by Michelle Wolfman.

Crazy's Horrifying Crazies (Table of Contents: 31)

Crazy's Crazies / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
John Stevens
Pencils
John Stevens
Inks
John Stevens
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Series of spot gags with a supernatural theme.
Reprints

Human Wall; Become a False Messiah; Mass Murder (Table of Contents: 32)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Robert Graysmith
Inks
Robert Graysmith
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody ads.

Hot-Rods Of The Gods (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of the novel "Chariots Of The Gods".
Reprints

Watergate Parade (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Dick Wright
Inks
Dick Wright
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Richard Nixon; Gerald Ford; Edward Kennedy
Synopsis
Richard Nixon gives a pep talk to Gerald Ford, who is replacing Nixon in a long-running Broadway musical.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Watergate Graffiti (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Dick Wright
Inks
Dick Wright
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
typeset; Dick Wright

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Richard Nixon; Pat Nixon; John Mitchell; Martha Mitchell; G. Gordon Liddy; John Erlichmann; H. R. Haldeman
Synopsis
Parody of the movie poster for "American Graffiti", with prominent members of the Watergate Conspiracy substituted for the movie characters.
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Indexer Notes

There is a credit in the movie poster that substitutes "Wolfman Marv" (after editor Marv Wolfman) for the credit of prominent DJ Wolfman Jack. Back Cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Crazy Who's Who
  4. 3. Kung Fooey
  5. 4. College Bulletins of the Future
  6. 5. The Boob Rube Story
  7. 6. The Moe Jaymouth Story
  8. 7. Realistic Toy Catalogue
  9. 8. Nixonland
  10. 9. The Lighter Side of Racial Violence
  11. 10. [A Blow For Free Speech]
    Foto Funkies
  12. 11. Shush-Ups
  13. 12. ["Vive Le First Amendment"]
    Foto Funkies
  14. 13. [Liberated to a Point]
    Foto Funkies
  15. 14. [Still Fighting for Freedom]
    Foto Funkies
  16. 15. Super Art Posters
  17. 16. The Walnuts
  18. 17. TV Misguide
  19. 18. Pest Great-Nuts
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
  20. 19. The Heck We Were!
  21. 20. Oozie's Girls
  22. 21. Billy Jerk
  23. 22. The Starloose!
  24. 23. Celebrity Sportsman
  25. 24. Celebreties Gravestones
    Tomb It May Concern Dept.
  26. 25. Buy-Our Aspirin
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
  27. 26. The 1993 Nostalgic Paraphernalia Catalogue
    Past Imperfect Dept.
  28. 27. The Great American Dream
    Crazy Far-Out Fumetti
  29. 28. McClown
    McClown
  30. 29. Evolution And History Of Moosekind, Part 1
  31. 30. Mudge The Manicurist
    Commercials That Drive You Crazy
  32. 31. Crazy's Horrifying Crazies
    Crazy's Crazies
  33. 32. Human Wall; Become a False Messiah; Mass Murder
  34. 33. Hot-Rods Of The Gods
  35. 34. Watergate Parade
  36. 35. Watergate Graffiti
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