Plop! #7
(September-October 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-06-11
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #107.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The new magazine of weird humor!
Genre
humor
Characters
Byron Bigbrain III
Reprints

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
typeset

Job Number
ZA-352
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Titles to sequences with short descriptions.

[Plop Meets Superman, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-330
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve; Superman
Synopsis
The greatest (?) comedians on Earth versus the greatest superhero on Earth in a test of endurance -- which one can endure the other longer!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-188
Genre
humor
Characters
Abel
Synopsis
You've heard of the Swamp Thing? Well, now meet -- Lawn Thing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Abel.

Monster Plops (Table of Contents: 4)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Manak; Lore Shoberg (signed as Lore); Robert Johnson (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak; Lore Shoberg (signed as Lore); Robert Johnson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-9 A vampire robs a blood bank.
ZA-285 Dr. Jekyl/Mr. Hyde keeps changing the name on his office door.
ZA-296 "We can't use my brain, you darn fool!"

Gourmet Plops (Table of Contents: 5)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Manak; Robert Johnson (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak; Robert Johnson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-304 "No, sir, baked Alaska isn't a roasted Eskimo - it's ice cream."
ZA-315 "He just ate his lawyer!"

[Plop Meets Superman, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-331
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Prison Plops (Table of Contents: 7)

Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Multiple one-panel gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-321 "Now listen, here's the plan..."
ZA-308 "It's a list of our privileges."
ZA-309 "I've had it with you up to here!"
ZA-323 "Give him ten lashes every two hours and as he gets better, gradually increase it."
ZA-324 "Hey, I just remembered... isn't there a moat around this pace?"

It Came from Beneath the Sink!! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Marrs (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Lee Marrs
Inks
Lee Marrs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-230
Genre
humor
Reprints

People Plops (Table of Contents: 9)

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-306 "There's two things I've wanted to ask you about, Marvin. Your wife's extended trip to Europe, and you new yard light."
ZA-298 "Finish you chemistry homework, son?"

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

Plop Drop / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-356

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Tim Streeter, Scott Webb, Mark Simmet, Un-Mop McCartney, Richard Petkiewicz, Chris Harper, Edmund Pribitkin, Clint Thomas, B. B. Brown, Mike Smith.

Readers' Plops (Table of Contents: 11)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Dave Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Miss Muffet; Batman

Indexer Notes

Gags from readers (Rob Zamsky and Marty Granius), redrawn by David Manak.
ZA-358 Little Miss Muffet
ZA-359 Batman

[Plop Meets Superman, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-332
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Historical Plops (Table of Contents: 13)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Robins; Dave Manak
Pencils
Ted Robins; Dave Manak
Inks
Ted Robins; Dave Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

2 Ted Robins gags.
ZA-350 Tower of London "Touching, isn't it... an old man and his memories."
ZA-349 The Roman Empire "I just love these retirement ceremonies."
1 David Manak gag.
ZA-318 David and Goliath "Secret weapon or no secret weapon... get that kid our of this tent!"

Switch Ending (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Dave Manak
Inks
Dave Manak
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-206
Genre
humor
Characters
Eve (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story introduced by Eve.

[Plop Meets Superman, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragonés (plot); Steve Skeates (dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Inks
Sergio Aragonés; Kurt Schaffenberger (Superman images)
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-333
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence. This sequence is inside back cover in black and white.

[Byron Bigbrain III] (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Byron Bigbrain III

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. [Plop Meets Superman, Part 1]
  4. 3. The Lawn That Devoured Cleveland
  5. 4. Monster Plops
    Plops
  6. 5. Gourmet Plops
    Plops
  7. 6. [Plop Meets Superman, Part 2]
    Plop!
  8. 7. Prison Plops
    Plops
  9. 8. It Came from Beneath the Sink!!
  10. 9. People Plops
    Plops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  12. 11. Readers' Plops
    Plops
  13. 12. [Plop Meets Superman, Part 3]
  14. 13. Historical Plops
    Plops
  15. 14. Switch Ending
  16. 15. [Plop Meets Superman, Part 4]
  17. 16. [Byron Bigbrain III]
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