Witzend #1
(Summer 1966)

Wallace Wood, 1966 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
"at his convenience"
On-sale date
1966-09-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wallace Wood
Editing
Wallace Wood
Color
black & white cover and interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
matte cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Archie Goodwin (layout); Wally Wood; Reed Crandall; Al Williamson; Dan Adkins; Jack Gaughan
Inks
Wally Wood; Reed Crandall; Al Williamson; Dan Adkins; Jack Gaughan

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Assemblage of panels. Wood portraits of Animan, Bucky Ruckus, and Snorky, plus bits by other artists excerpted from work in this issue.

Statement of NO Policy (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood (illustration)
Inks
Wally Wood (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The editorial policy of Witzend to have no editorial policy but to allow artistic freedom.

Savage World (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel; Frank Frazetta
Letters
Arlene Williamson

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally prepared for Lev Gleason's The Adventures of Buster Crabbe before the company went out of business. Rewritten by Wally Wood for Witzend.

And In The Offing... (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Dan Adkins; Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby; Gray Morrow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Gil Kane (illustrations)
Inks
Dan Adkins; Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby; Gray Morrow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Gil Kane (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on contributors and possible future contributors to Witzend accompanied by small illustrations by several of them.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Edgar Rice Burroughs Portfolio / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall

Characters
John Carter of Mars

...And Thereby Hangs A Tale... (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Ralph Reese (illustrations)
Inks
Ralph Reese (illustrations)
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in issue #2 acknowledge Wood as author.

Sinner (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Archie Goodwin
Inks
Archie Goodwin
Letters
Archie Goodwin ?

Reprints

[Poetry] (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Angelo Torres (illustration)
Inks
Angelo Torres (illustration)
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
drama
Reprints
Keywords
poetry

Indexer Notes

Includes the following poems: Progress; No Plan Apparent; Happy Holiday; Anyone Can Play; Quickly, Now; Morality; Innocence; Back Up and Push.

Credits in issue #2 acknowledge Wood as author.

Dedication, Credits, Some Acknowledgements, Et Cetera (Table of Contents: 8)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood (illustration)
Inks
Wally Wood (illustration)
Letters
typeset. Wally Wood ?

Animan (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wood; Ralph Reese ? (see notes)
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Animan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wally Wood notes that Reese assisted him on this story, likely on the script.

Absurd Science Fiction Stories (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Gaughan
Pencils
Jack Gaughan
Inks
Jack Gaughan
Letters
Jack Gaughan

Genre
humor

Stop the Presses (Table of Contents: 11)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood (illustration)
Inks
Wally Wood (illustration)
Letters
typeset; Bill Yoshida

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover includes an ad for Wood's portfolio of famous historical figures and last minute announcements.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta

Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover illustration of Buster Crabbe as Flash Gordon.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Statement of NO Policy
  3. 2. Savage World
  4. 3. And In The Offing...
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Portfolio
  6. 5. ...And Thereby Hangs A Tale...
  7. 6. Sinner
  8. 7. [Poetry]
  9. 8. Dedication, Credits, Some Acknowledgements, Et Cetera
  10. 9. Animan
  11. 10. Absurd Science Fiction Stories
  12. 11. Stop the Presses
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Keith Smith
  • R. S. Martin
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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