Plop! #3
(January-February 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-10-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Paul Levitz (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-147-1
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The new magazine of weird humor!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover image is small section of back cover image.

Table of Plop-tents (Table of Contents: 1)

Plop! / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-158
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Titles to sequences with short descriptions.

[Welcome to Plop] (Table of Contents: 2)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-147-1; ZA-147-2; ZA-14
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve
Synopsis
Three page intoduction designed to help you figure what PLOP means.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from table of contents.

Belly Laugh (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Maxene Fabe
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1860
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Our first story takes place in a dry-cleaning store.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Abel.

[I] (Table of Contents: 4)

Plops / cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David G. Brown; Robert Johnson (signed); ?; ? (as de Carlo); ? (as Crocker)
Inks
David G. Brown; Robert Johnson (signed); ?; ? (as de Carlo); ? (as Crocker)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cain introduces multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-121 "Mr. Collins, did I tell you that the janitor oiled the casters on your chair?"
ZA-24 "He won't come up -- I think he's angry because we tied that huge stone to his neck!"
ZA-68 "No! Friend, don't jump!"
ZA-135 "Darling! Why so cold all of a sudden?"
ZA-22 "Two heads are better then one? Sometimes! Heh...Heh...Heh!"
ZA-23 "Let's make no bones about it -- getting your car fixed today is a lifetime PLOPosition!"
ZA-91 "Pssst! Don't order the chefs' special!"
ZA-100 "Well, sir - that's one fly at least that won't be bothering you again...!"
ZA-5 An Executioner is cutting the salami for his sandwich with the guillotine."

A Rejection from Cain (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Pellowski
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-2009
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain
Synopsis
A freelance writer gets a rejection notice.
Reprints

[II] (Table of Contents: 6)

Prison Plops / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Johnson (signed)
Inks
Robert Johnson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Abel

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
A-120 B Birds use the hairs from a prisoners beard for nest building.
A-156 "You know the rules about pets!"
ZA-132 "I think there are other things that need to be worked out before we start arguing about who's going to fly the plane."
A-120-A "I need a volunteer."

Once Upon a Swine... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Maxene Fabe; Victor Schwartzman (story idea)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-2060
Genre
humor
Characters
Eve
Synopsis
Now a story about a millionaire who wanted to live forever... and succeeded! But then he discovered that eternal life can bring eternal problems.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Eve.

[III] (Table of Contents: 8)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lundy; David G. Brown; ?; ? (as Begley)
Inks
Lundy; David G. Brown; ?; ? (as Begley)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Abel

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-50 "No, no, George, that's the wrong one!"
ZA-51 "Can't you ever pick up the shells?"
ZA-113 "Were you looking for me?"
ZA-31 An Indian shoots the arm off of cowboy.
ZA-15 "No, no, Durvick, I said go in there and grab his pail..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Plop Drop / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-143

Indexer Notes

Letters from: David Thale, Mike French, Mark Levine, Basil Wolverton, Mike Morgan, Phillip Slattery, Mike Fasman, Jay Kennedy, Jay L. Zilber, Joe Filice, Jeff Strell, Tim Oswald, Cheryl Jacobs, Steve Olszak, Duane Hanson.

This Little Witch Went to Market (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1994
Genre
humor
Characters
Eve
Synopsis
A story about the kind of person you see on the street every day... a sweet little old lady who moonlights as a witch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Eve.

[At the Beach] (Table of Contents: 11)

Plop! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-147-4; ZA-147-5
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve
Synopsis
Nothing can go PLOP at the beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second page of sequence is inside back cover in black and white. Job number for first page of sequence is ZA-147-4 and for second page is ZA-147-5.

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The new magazine of weird humor!"]
    Plop!
  2. 1. Table of Plop-tents
    Plop!
  3. 2. [Welcome to Plop]
    Plop!
  4. 3. Belly Laugh
  5. 4. [I]
    Plops
  6. 5. A Rejection from Cain
  7. 6. [II]
    Prison Plops
  8. 7. Once Upon a Swine...
  9. 8. [III]
    Plops
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  11. 10. This Little Witch Went to Market
  12. 11. [At the Beach]
    Plop!
  13. 12. [Pinup]
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