(July 2007)

Image, 2007 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD
Pages
436
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Image Comics Inc.
Brand
?
ISBN
978-1-58240-815-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
Kristen Koerner Simon (collected edition editor)

Issue Notes

Complete collection of normalman stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

normalman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino (signed)
Inks
Jim Valentino (signed)
Colors
Eric Stephenson

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Fanatical Four; Sgt. Fluffy; Megaton Man (Cameo; On Billboard)

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

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
normalman
Synopsis
Head shot of normalman in sillouette. Dated 1984.
Reprints
  • From ? (1984?)

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

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Everything
Synopsis
Pinup of Captain Everything in front of the American flag.
Reprints
  • From ?

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

normalman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino (?)

Genre
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Everything
Synopsis
Credits for the original printings, special thanks to many people, and a drawing of Captain Everything.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! It's Small Print!
Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything
Synopsis
Pinup and the indicia for this volume.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino ?

Characters
normalman; Captain Everything

Indexer Notes

Includes two small drawings of normalman and Captain Everything.

Something Like an Origin (Table of Contents: 7)

normalman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]; The Ultra-Conservative; normalman; Captain Everything; Nasty-Girl
Synopsis
A quick origin of normalman, shot from his world into space by his father who believed the world was going to explode. normalman lands on a world where everyone has super-powers.
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The Man Called normalman (Table of Contents: 8)

normalman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Nasty-Girl; The Ultra-Conservative; The Cephalopod
Synopsis
Captain Everything finds normalman an apartment.
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Let's Get normal, Man! (Table of Contents: 9)

normalman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; The Ultra-Conservative; Fanatical Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]; Doctor Derranged; Wok Man
Synopsis
The Ultra-Conservative sends the Fanatical Four to capture normalman so he can give him superpowers.
Reprints

The Panties and Capes Syndrome (Table of Contents: 10)

normalman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Legion of Superfluous-Hereos[Lightweight Lad; Uranus Girl; Ambiguous Boy (Cameo); Ample-Lass (Cameo); Androgenous Person (Cameo); Brain-Damaged Kid (Cameo); Burned-Out Boy (Cameo); Colossal Bore (Cameo); Comix-Boy (Cameo); Crustacean Kid (Cameo); Dastardly Dame (Cameo); Diptheria Kid (Cameo); Do-Nut Boy (Cameo)]; The Ultra-Conservative [The Liberalator]; Sgt. Fluffy; The Fanatical Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]; Justice League of Society [The Flesh (Cameo); Flat Man (Cameo); Green Heartburn (Cameo); Human Person (Cameo); Waterlogged Man (Cameo); Nasty Girl (Cameo); Robin Hoodlum (Cameo); Useless Kid (Cameo); Captain Everything]; Aimless; Rotten Kid; Cerebus (Cameo); Neil the Horse (Cameo); Wolverine MacAllister (Cameo)
Synopsis
The Ultra-conservative attempts to capture normalman so he can give him super-powers and make him conform.
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Indexer Notes

DC Comics parody issue. Part 1 titled "Not a Dream...", Part 2 titled "Not a Hoax..." and Part 3 titled "...Not an Imaginary Story!". Includes parody ads for Cerebus; Neil the Horse and Journey in the style of the old 1960's DC house ads.

...And One Shall SLAY Him! (Table of Contents: 11)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Ultra-Conservative; Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]; Captain Everything; Legion of Superfluous Heroes [Entropy Empress (Cameo); Euphemism Lad (Cameo); Fan Boy (Cameo); Flaccid Lad (Cameo); Flatulent Lass (Cameo); Gangrene Girl (Cameo); Generic Lad (Cameo); Generous Lass (Cameo); Glutinous Girl (Cameo); Hackneyed Kid (Cameo); Half-Wit Lad (Cameo); Hedonistic Girl (Cameo)]; Sgt Fluffy; Rotten Kid; Aimless (Flashback Cameo); Old Maid; Sophisticated Lady; The Trendoid; Man-Man; The Pope of Pain
Synopsis
Rotten Kid captures Normalman and tries to sell him to the Ultra-Conservative. Meanwhile Captain Everything battles Sgt Fluffy for no particular reason.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marvel Comics parody issue.

The Pope of Pain (Table of Contents: 12)

normalman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Pope of Pain; The Watchdog; Old Maid; The Trendoid; Man-man; Sophisticated Lady; Rotten Kid; Legion of Superfluous Heroes [Iconoclastic Kid (Cameo); Ignoramus Lass (Cameo); Incoherent Kid (Cameo); Irrational Girl (Cameo); Jiggle Queen (Cameo); Jocular Lad (Cameo); Juvenile Kid (Cameo); Kinky Kid (Cameo); Klassy Dame (Cameo)]; Captain Everything; Sgt Fluffy; Rotton Kid (Flashback); Ultra-Conservative; Smelfs
Synopsis
Sophisticated Lady sends normalman to a parallel world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

EC Comics parody issue.

Crisis on Earth-Twinkey (Table of Contents: 13)

normalman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Smelfs [Skywiseguy; Cuter; Slime Slider]; Captain Everything; Fred Hembeck; E-Man; Mr Nose-Et-Al; Ronald; The Wraith; The Cephalopod; Cutey Bunny; Sgt. Fluffy; The Trendoid (Cameo); Sophisticated Lady; Hairy Sloth; Legion of Superflous Heroes [Lackadaisical Lad (Cameo); Lady Laxative (Cameo); Lightweight Lad (Cameo); Lobotomized Lass (Cameo); Misnomer Maid (Cameo); Malnutrition Kid (Cameo); Napalm Nate (Cameo); Nihilistic Kid (Cameo); Oblique Kid (Cameo); Obnoxious Boy (Cameo); Orbiculated Kid (Cameo); Oxymoran Miss (Cameo)]; Mickey Money
Synopsis
The Smelfs attack Hairy Sloth, leader of the Cretins, to save themselves from cancellation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

ElfQuest / Smurfs parody issue.

normal Times (Table of Contents: 14)

normalman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
William Messner-Loebs
Inks
William Messner-Loebs
Letters
William Messner-Loebs
Editing
Nadine Messner-Loebs (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire; normalman; Ojibwa
Synopsis
Wolverine meets Native American Ojibwa and recounts an encounter with the temporally displaced normalman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This volume credits William Messner-Loebs for lettering, original index credits Jim Osten.

Crisis? WHAT Crisis?! (Table of Contents: 15)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Mickey Money; Rags Rabbit [as Rugcleft]; Dipstick Duck; Punky Pig; Don the Mean Old Ghost; Slow Whine; Captain Everything; Sgt Fluffy; Cephalopod; Sophisticated Lady; Carman; Legion of Superflous-Heroes [Pathetikid (Cameo); Pithecanthropus Princess (Cameo); Pyromaniac Pete (Cameo); Quadrilateral Queen (Cameo); Quandry Kid (Cameo); Quean Queen (Cameo); Rambunctious Boy (Cameo); Repugnent Kid (Cameo); Ruthless Lass (Cameo); Lightweight Lad; Uranus Girl]
Synopsis
Mickey Money battles the Web to protect his right to all the money in the universe.
Reprints

normalman, P.I. (Table of Contents: 16)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady; Ultra-Conservative; Cephalopod; Sgt Fluffy; Car Man; Rotten Kid; Thug; Legion of Superflous-Heroes [Tawdry Trollop (Cameo); Temerity Kid (Cameo); Ulterior Kid (Cameo); Lightweight Lad; Unavoidable Boy (Cameo); Uncouth Kid (Cameo); Unscrupulous Lass (Cameo); Vacuous Lad (Cameo); Vicarious Kid (Cameo); Witless Lass (Cameo); Wretched Woman (Cameo)]; Justice League of Society [Captain Everything; The Flesh (Cameo); Nasty-Girl; Human Person (Cameo); Flatman (Cameo); Useless Kid (Cameo)]; Aimless
Synopsis
Sgt Fluffy comes back but is killed again.
Reprints

Who Killed Sgt. Fluffy THIS Time? (Table of Contents: 17)

normalman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady; Ultra-Conservative; Cephalopod (Flashback Cameo); Sgt Fluffy (Flashback, Cameo); Mr. Nose Et Al; Rotten Kid; Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk] (Flashback Cameo); Pope of Pain (Flashback Cameo); Man-Man (Flashback Cameo); Smelfs (Flashback Cameo); Wolverine MacAllistair (Flashback Cameo); Ojibwa (Flashback Cameo); Mickey Money(Flashback Cameo); Rags Rabbit (Flashback Cameo); Justice League of Society [Captain Everything; Human Person; The Flesh; Flatman; Nasty-Girl; Useless Kid; Water-Logged Man; Green Heartburn; Robin Hoodlum]; Legion of Superflous-Heroes [Xenophobikid (Cameo); X-Rated Girl (Cameo); X-Ray Roy (Cameo); Lightweight Lass; Yellingirl (Cameo)]; The Unnecessary A-Men [The Aardvark; Sneaky Pete; Metalus; Windbreaker]; The Tight Teens [Nebula; Swelll Guy; Copy Cat; Bionikid]; The Cloned Kids [Terrifikid; Psuedolad; Nymphet; Rustbucket]; Max the Magnificent; Lord R. Nader
Synopsis
The Justice League of Society vs the Unnecessary A-Men, The Tight Teens and the Cloned Kids.
Reprints

Misery in Space (Table of Contents: 18)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Max the Magnificent; Wolverine Mac Allister; Lord R. Nader; Miss Meteorite; RD22; Sophisticated Lady; Ultra-Conservative; Union Man; Ordinary Guy
Synopsis
Norm and Max try to rescue Miss Meteorite from Lord Nader.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Star Wars parody.

normalman Has Gaul (Table of Contents: 19)

normalman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; Captain Everything; General Gluteus Maximus; David; Cleo; Abdul; Union Man; Ordinary Guy; Julius Caeser
Synopsis
normalman is trapped in the past of Levram and fights in the Roman arena. Origin of Levram revealed
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Asterix parody.

Captain Everything Goes to the Collector's Con (Table of Contents: 20)

normalman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Synopsis
Captain Everything goes to a comic convention.
Reprints
  • From Collector's Con Souvenir Book (March 1984)

normalman for President (Table of Contents: 21)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino; Dave Sim (Cerebus figure only)
Pencils
Jim Valentino; Dave Sim (Cerebus figure only)
Inks
Jim Valentino; Dave Sim (Cerebus figure only)
Letters
Diane Valentino; Dave Sim (Cerebus figure only)
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; Ultra-Conservative; Dr Deranged; Cerebus; Orange Julius; Paste-Pasta Pete; Telepathetic; Union Man; Ordinary Guy
Synopsis
normalman runs for president of Levram, with Sophisticated Lady as his running mate.
Reprints
Keywords
elections; politics

Indexer Notes

Cerebus parody.

The Prez's Old Clothes (Table of Contents: 22)

normalman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; Anchorman; The Watchdog; Rotten Kid (Flashback Cameo); Smelfs (Flashback Cameo); Wolverine MacAllister (Flashback Cameo); Mickey Money (Flashback Cameo); Max the Maginificent (Flashback Cameo); Miss Meteorite (Flashback Cameo); Ultra-Conservative (Flashback Cameo); Mr. Tough Guy; The Neo-Fascist Fun Boys; Naughty-Girl; The Italian-Indian Liberation League
Synopsis
normalman finally gets the ruby slippers and quits as president of Levram.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

American Flagg parody.

Love Stinks (Table of Contents: 23)

normalman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; Major Trouble; Ultra-Conservative; Rotten Kid; Man-Man; Union Man
Synopsis
normalman tries to sort out his feelings for Sophisticated Lady and the Countess before he leaves Levram.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie Comics parody.

There's No Place Like Home (Table of Contents: 24)

normalman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (Original Editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; Major Trouble; Ultra-Conservative; Rotten Kid; Dark Fluffy; Anchorman; Union Guy; Legion of Superflous-Heroes [Lightweight Lad]; Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk] (Cameo); Man-Man (Cameo); Wok-Man (Cameo); Orange Julius (Cameo); Paste-Pasta Pete (Cameo); Telepathetic (Cameo); Nasty-Girl (Cameo); Doctor Derranged (Cameo); Smelfs (Cameo); Mickey Money (Cameo); Rags Rabbit (Cameo); Max the Magnificent (Cameo); Miss Meteorite (Cameo); Wolverine MacAllister (Cameo); Cerebus (Cameo); Lowra (normalman's mother)
Synopsis
Returning to Arnold, the Countess attempts to conquer the planet with the Ruby Slippers.
Reprints

normalman Goes Hollywood (Table of Contents: 25)

normalman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Fabian Nicieza (original editor); Evan Skolnick (original assistant editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady; Rotten Kid (Flashback Cameo); Nasty-Girl (Flashback Cameo); Sgt. Fluffy (Flashback Cameo); Man-Man (Flashback Cameo); Countess of Monte Crisco (Flashback Cameo); Dark Fluffy (Flashback Cameo); Mr. Agent Man; Mr. Studio Head; Avergage Guy
Synopsis
Hollywood wants to make a TV show about normalman.
Reprints

Deni Sim presents... normalman (Table of Contents: 26)

normalman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady; Sgt. Fluffy
Synopsis
normalman travels to the San Diego Comic-Con.
Reprints
  • From 1984 San Diego Comic-Con Souvenir Book (August 1984)

Lest No Bridge Be Unburned (Table of Contents: 27)

Megaton Man; normalman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson (Megaton Man only); Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot only); Larry Marder (Mr. Spook only)
Pencils
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson (Megaton Man only); Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot only); Larry Marder (Mr. Spook only)
Inks
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson (Megaton Man only); Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot only); Larry Marder (Mr. Spook only)
Letters
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson (Megaton Man only); Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot only); Larry Marder (Mr. Spook only)
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Megaton Man; Captain Everything; Flaming Carrot; normalman; Madman (Cameo); Zot (Cameo); Mr. Spook; Radioactive Man (Cameo); Concrete (Cameo); Cerebus (Cameo); Groo (Cameo); Bone (Cameo); Mary Marvel (Cameo); Spawn (Cameo); Spider-Man (Cameo); Batman (Cameo); Wolverine (Cameo); Wolff (Cameo); Byrd (Cameo); Dr. Radium (Cameo); Miracleman (Cameo); Herbie (Cameo); Atomic Mouse (Cameo); Cheesewiz; Slimy
Synopsis
Captain Everything and Megaton Man want to join the Splitting Image universe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lots of cameos of independent publishing characters.

normalman - Captain Everything (Table of Contents: 28)

normalman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything
Synopsis
normalman interviews Captain Everything.
Reprints

Captain Everything -- Super-Star (Table of Contents: 29)

normalman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Kristen Simon (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady; Johnny Burnout; Saul Plevitz; Rich Mikerson; Joey DeQue; Elric Withholding; Stony Esmerelda; Princess Tulooga; Man-Man
Synopsis
Captain Everything and normalman go to the San Diego Comic-Con.
Reprints

The Covers (Table of Contents: 30)

normalman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino ?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Synopsis
Short description of each cover reprint in the next section.

[normalman #1] (Table of Contents: 31)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover based loosely on the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #146.

[normalman #2] (Table of Contents: 32)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Ultra-Conservative; Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #39.

[normalman #3] (Table of Contents: 33)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; The Pope of Pain; Sophisticated Lady; Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based loosely on Vault of Horror (EC, 1950 series) #32.

[normalman #4] (Table of Contents: 34)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Smelfs
Reprints

[Journey #13] (Table of Contents: 35)

Journey / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Messner-Loebs; Jim Valentino (normalman figure)
Inks
William Messner-Loebs; Jim Valentino (normalman figure)
Editing
William Messner-Loebs ? (original editor)

Genre
historical; western-frontier; adventure
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire; normalman; Ojibwa
Reprints

[normalman #5] (Table of Contents: 36)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Mickey Money
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover based loosely on Richie Rich (Harvey, 1960 series) #1

[normalman #6] (Table of Contents: 37)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Spirit, The (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #10/9/1949.

[normalman #7] (Table of Contents: 38)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady; Sgt. Fluffy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on DNAgents, The (Eclipse, 1983 series) #4.

[normalman #8] (Table of Contents: 39)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Max the Magnificent
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 series) #214.

[normalman #9] (Table of Contents: 40)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Asterix the Gladiator. Cover logo based on Classics Illustrated logo.

[normalman #10] (Table of Contents: 41)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on various Cerebus: High Society covers.

[normalman #11] (Table of Contents: 42)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on American Flagg (First, 1983 series) #5 and American Flagg (First, 1983 series) #8.

[normalman #12] (Table of Contents: 43)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady; Countess of Monte Crisco; Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on various Archie comics.

[normalman Annual #1] (Table of Contents: 44)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover features nearly every single character that has appeared in a normalman comic.

[normalman - Megaton Man Special #1] (Table of Contents: 45)

Megaton Man; normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Megaton Man; Flaming Carrot; normalman; Captain Everything; Zot; Panda Khan; Cerebus; Wolff & Byrd; Wolverine MacAllister; Dr. Radium; Madman; Bone; Cherry
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover contains lots of independent characters. Cover loosely based on All-New Collectors' Edition (DC, 1978 series) #C-56

[normalman Twentieth Anniversary Special #1] (Table of Contents: 46)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Kristen Simon (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #7.

[normalman - The Novel] (Table of Contents: 47)

normalman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady; The Ultra-Conservative; Sgt. Fluffy; The Countess of Monte-Crisco; Rotten Kid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #300.

The Back Covers (Table of Contents: 48)

normalman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Jim Valentino ?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Synopsis
Information on the next section which reprints the back covers of the normalman books.

[normalman #1] (Table of Contents: 49)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; The Ultra-Conservative
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based loosely on Superman (DC, 1939 series) #12 and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #14.

[normalman #2] (Table of Contents: 50)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Loosely based on Captain Marvel (Marvel, 1968 series) #29 (Incorrectly listed as #19 in the Complete normalman TPB)

[Journey #13] (Table of Contents: 51)

Journey / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Messner-Loebs
Inks
William Messner-Loebs
Editing
William Messner-Loebs ? (original editor)

Genre
historical; western-frontier; adventure
Characters
Wolverine MacAlistaire; normalman
Reprints

[normalman #5] (Table of Contents: 52)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady
Reprints

[normalman #6] (Table of Contents: 53)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Thompson; R. A. Jones; Jerry Siegel; Steve Lafler; Dan Vado; Jay Longstaff
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
typeset
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Synopsis
Various quotes about the normalman series.
Reprints

[normalman #10] (Table of Contents: 54)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Reprints

[normalman #11] (Table of Contents: 55)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George PĂ©rez
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Nasty-Girl
Reprints

[normalman #12] (Table of Contents: 56)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Diane Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on Pacific Presents (Pacific Comics, 1982 series) #2.

[normalman Twentieth Anniversary Special #1] (Table of Contents: 57)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?
Editing
Kristen Simon (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on a Superman promo piece by Jim Lee and featuring a parody of the DC Millennium Edition trade dress.

Other Stuff (Table of Contents: 58)

normalman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Synopsis
Details on where the various pieces in the next section appeared.

Watch for the first normalman the comic!! (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61) (Expand) /

normalman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A-V Vengers (Table of Contents: 62)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino; Dave Sim; William Messner-Loebs; Katherine Collins
Inks
Jim Valentino; Dave Sim; William Messner-Loebs; Katherine Collins
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Characters
normalman; Cerebus; Neil the Horse; Wolverine MacAlistaire
Synopsis
Jam piece done at Petuniacon April 1984.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Editing
Deni Loubert (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; normalman
Reprints

The San Jose Americon (Table of Contents: 64)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sophisticated Lady; Dark Fluffy; Captain Everything; Contess of Monte Crisco; Nebula
Reprints
  • From Americon Souvenir Book

Indexer Notes

Based on the cover of New Teen Titans, The (DC, 1980 series) #1

1984 San Diego Comic Con (Table of Contents: 65)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sgt. Fluffy; Smelfs; Rotten Kid; Sophisticated Lady; Man-Man; Captain Everything; Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]
Reprints
  • From 1984 San Diego Comic-Con Progress Report

Indexer Notes

Based on Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything
Reprints
  • From 1985 San Diego Comic-Con Progress Report

Indexer Notes

Based on a Marvelman cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman
Reprints
  • From Telegraph Wire #13

Indexer Notes

Cover loosely based on Spirit, The (Register and Tribune Syndicate) #10/9/1949. Later was reworked into the cover for normalman (Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1984 series) #6

[Amazing Heroes #92] (Table of Contents: 68)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Dark Fluffy; Max the Magnificent; Captain Everything; Countess of Monte Crisco; Sophisticated Lady; normalman; Myth Adventures
Reprints
  • from Amazing Heroes #92 (April 1986)

Fantasy Illustrated Comic Books (Table of Contents: 69)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything; Sophisticated Lady; Sgt. Fluffy
Reprints
  • From Fantasy Illustrated comic shop catalog (1984)

Creation (Table of Contents: 70)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything; normalman
Reprints
  • From Creation Con Souvenir Book (1985)

The Comic Block (Table of Contents: 71)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino; Steve Lafler (Dog-Boy figure)
Inks
Jim Valentino; Steve Lafler (Dog-Boy figure)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Dog Boy
Reprints
  • From Comic Block #6 (June 1984)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything
Synopsis
Ad for Jim Valentino's first comic book store appearance at Hi-De-Ho in Santa Monica. Based on Palisades Amusement Park ads in Silver-Age DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

normalman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Sgt. Fluffy; Captain Everything; Rotten Kid; Fanatic Four [Mr. Fanatical; Helpless Woman; The Humane Touch; The Lunk]
Synopsis
Reprints of the letter column mastheads in various issues of normalman, and what the original inspiration was for each masthead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 74)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson
Inks
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Megaton Man; Captain Everything
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 75)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Don Simpson
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Megaton Man; Captain Everything
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson
Inks
Jim Valentino; Don Simpson
Editing
Randy Chalenor (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Megaton Man; Captain Everything
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Captain Everything; Editor Girl

Indexer Notes

Printed here for the first time.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 78)

normalman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
Rags Rabbit; normalman

Indexer Notes

Unused page for normalman #5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79)

normalman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Valentino
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
typeset
Editing
Kristen Simon (original editor)

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything
Synopsis
Profiles of normalman and Captain Everything.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 80)

normalman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Jim Valentino
Letters
Jim Valentino

Genre
humor; superhero; satire-parody
Characters
normalman; Captain Everything
Reprints
  • From normalman -- The Novel
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  4. 3. [Title Page]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  6. 5. ["Look! It's Small Print!"]
    normalman
  7. 6. Table of Contents
  8. 7. Something Like an Origin
    normalman
  9. 8. The Man Called normalman
    normalman
  10. 9. Let's Get normal, Man!
    normalman
  11. 10. The Panties and Capes Syndrome
    normalman
  12. 11. ...And One Shall SLAY Him!
    normalman
  13. 12. The Pope of Pain
    normalman
  14. 13. Crisis on Earth-Twinkey
    normalman
  15. 14. normal Times
    normalman
  16. 15. Crisis? WHAT Crisis?!
    normalman
  17. 16. normalman, P.I.
    normalman
  18. 17. Who Killed Sgt. Fluffy THIS Time?
    normalman
  19. 18. Misery in Space
    normalman
  20. 19. normalman Has Gaul
    normalman
  21. 20. Captain Everything Goes to the Collector's Con
    normalman
  22. 21. normalman for President
    normalman
  23. 22. The Prez's Old Clothes
    normalman
  24. 23. Love Stinks
    normalman
  25. 24. There's No Place Like Home
    normalman
  26. 25. normalman Goes Hollywood
    normalman
  27. 26. Deni Sim presents... normalman
    normalman
  28. 27. Lest No Bridge Be Unburned
    Megaton Man; normalman
  29. 28. normalman - Captain Everything
    normalman
  30. 29. Captain Everything -- Super-Star
    normalman
  31. 30. The Covers
    normalman
  32. 31. [normalman #1]
    normalman
  33. 32. [normalman #2]
    normalman
  34. 33. [normalman #3]
    normalman
  35. 34. [normalman #4]
    normalman
  36. 35. [Journey #13]
    Journey
  37. 36. [normalman #5]
    normalman
  38. 37. [normalman #6]
    normalman
  39. 38. [normalman #7]
    normalman
  40. 39. [normalman #8]
    normalman
  41. 40. [normalman #9]
    normalman
  42. 41. [normalman #10]
    normalman
  43. 42. [normalman #11]
    normalman
  44. 43. [normalman #12]
    normalman
  45. 44. [normalman Annual #1]
    normalman
  46. 45. [normalman - Megaton Man Special #1]
    Megaton Man; normalman
  47. 46. [normalman Twentieth Anniversary Special #1]
    normalman
  48. 47. [normalman - The Novel]
    normalman
  49. 48. The Back Covers
    normalman
  50. 49. [normalman #1]
    normalman
  51. 50. [normalman #2]
    normalman
  52. 51. [Journey #13]
    Journey
  53. 52. [normalman #5]
    normalman
  54. 53. [normalman #6]
    normalman
  55. 54. [normalman #10]
    normalman
  56. 55. [normalman #11]
    normalman
  57. 56. [normalman #12]
    normalman
  58. 57. [normalman Twentieth Anniversary Special #1]
    normalman
  59. 58. Other Stuff
    normalman
  60. 59. Watch for the first normalman the comic!!
    normalman
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  63. 62. A-V Vengers
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  65. 64. The San Jose Americon
    normalman
  66. 65. 1984 San Diego Comic Con
    normalman
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  69. 68. [Amazing Heroes #92]
  70. 69. Fantasy Illustrated Comic Books
    normalman
  71. 70. Creation
    normalman
  72. 71. The Comic Block
    normalman
  73. 72. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  75. 74. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  76. 75. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  77. 76. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  78. 77. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  79. 78. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  80. 79. [no title indexed]
    normalman
  81. 80. [no title indexed]
    normalman
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Ed Bender
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bjorn Wallin