Plop! #4
(March-April 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-12-18
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 (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

No ads. On-sale date from Comic Reader #102.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-171
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The magazine of weird humor!
Genre
humor
Characters
Nooly Nostrildamus

Indexer Notes

Cover image is smaller version 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
?

Job Number
ZA-204
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-183-1
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from table of contents.

Now and Then! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-2018
Genre
humor

Prison Plops (Table of Contents: 4)

Plops / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-177 "I have to get a drink of water - would you mind saving my place in line?"
ZA-166 "When did you first notice the numb feeling in your hands?"
A-162 "Your ad definitely stated that no salesman would call!"
ZA-178 "You rang?"
A-162 "Say when."
A-124 "Want me to turn up the heater?"
ZA-196 "There -- that's about the color of the new chariot I'm getting."
ZA-202 "The men from the vice-squad want to talk to you."
ZA-198 "King of the hill, anyone?"

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

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-184
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Funny... ...no?
Characters
Abel; Eve
Reprints

A Perfectly Crazy Crime (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-83
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-159

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Ronald Skenes, Richard Volbreeht Jr, Cousin Hecate, Patrick Hanner, Gary Hagood, John Elliot, Randy Willig, John Roberts, Michael Leslie, Darryl Johnson, Thomas Anderson, James Stoll, Derrick Bostrom.

Prescription Plops (Table of Contents: 8)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • DK in Sommer-Plop! (Interpresse, 1983 series) #2 (20. juni 1984) [Only ZA-151 "By George, you're right! Those are some of the possible side effects."
    ZA-96 "That reminds me - I forgot to take out the garbage this morning."]
  • NO in Sommerplop (Semic, 1983 series) #2 ([juli] 1984) [Only ZA-151 "By George, you're right! Those are some of the possible side effects."
    ZA-96 "That reminds me - I forgot to take out the garbage this morning."]

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-157 "Are you sure you've been taking your vitamins?"
A-120 "Now then, which ear is bothering you?"
ZA-151 "By George, you're right! Those are some of the possible side effects."
ZA-96 "That reminds me - I forgot to take out the garbage this morning."

Doc Rockblock (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-168
Characters
Doc Rockblock

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-185
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wasn't that a riot?
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Gourmet Plops (Table of Contents: 11)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-154 "There! - got that ol' nasty fly in your soup, didn't we, sir?"
ZA-69 A cook is putting (golfing) an apple into a cooked pig's mouth."
ZA-186 "Who ordered the flamingo?"

Monster Plops (Table of Contents: 12)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ford Button (signed); ?
Inks
Ford Button (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-71 "So!" A giant ape with a human girl is being watched by a giant female ape.
A-120 "Is that the bottle we bought in the black forest?"

Historical Plops (Table of Contents: 13)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Johnson (signed); Oskar Blotta Jr. (signed); ?
Inks
Robert Johnson (signed); Oskar Blotta Jr. (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • DK in Sommer-Plop! (Interpresse, 1983 series) #3 (19. juni 1985) [Only ZA-65 William Tell. A optical store salesman gives William his calling card.
    ZA-150 Jonah. Jonah finds a 'You are here' sign inside the whale.]
  • NO in Sommerplop (Semic, 1983 series) #3 ([juli ?] 1985) [Only ZA-65 William Tell. A optical store salesman gives William his calling card.
    ZA-150 Jonah. Jonah finds a 'You are here' sign inside the whale.]

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-17 Norman invasion of England. The door to the castle gets hit by the battering ram and the castle falls down instead of the door.
ZA-65 William Tell. A optical store salesman gives William his calling card.
ZA-150 Jonah. Jonah finds a 'You are here' sign inside the whale.

The Last Laugh! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-3421
Genre
humor
Reprints

[Closing] (Table of Contents: 15)

Plop! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-186
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover page.

[Nooly Nostrildamus] (Table of Contents: 16)

Plop! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Nooly Nostrildamus

Indexer Notes

Larger version of cover image without text and trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The magazine of weird humor!"]
    Plop!
  2. 1. Table of Plop-tents
    Plop!
  3. 2. [Welcome to the Plop Monster Convention]
  4. 3. Now and Then!
  5. 4. Prison Plops
    Plops
  6. 5. ["Funny... ...no?"]
    Plop!
  7. 6. A Perfectly Crazy Crime
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  9. 8. Prescription Plops
    Plops
  10. 9. Doc Rockblock
  11. 10. ["Wasn't that a riot?"]
  12. 11. Gourmet Plops
    Plops
  13. 12. Monster Plops
    Plops
  14. 13. Historical Plops
    Plops
  15. 14. The Last Laugh!
  16. 15. [Closing]
    Plop!
  17. 16. [Nooly Nostrildamus]
    Plop!
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