Plop! #9
(January-February 1975)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-10-15
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 #111.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-173
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The new magazine of weird humor!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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-492
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Plop Celebrates Halloween] (Table of Contents: 2)

Plop! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-471
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

The Temple of Ikka-ka-ka! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-259
Genre
adventure
Reprints

Batcave Neighbors (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Plop! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-370
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Batman

Historical Plops (Table of Contents: 5)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-281 Diogenes "He says he's looking for an honest man."
ZA-226 The Pied Piper "It's an idea the city council came up with to relieve our overpopulation."
ZA-104 First Flight.
ZA-249 The Middle Ages.

Prescription Plops (Table of Contents: 6)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-274 "Sorry, sir - that's not my table."
ZA-269 "Frankly, I thing it's a heart attack."
ZA-216 "I believe we can safely rule out athlete's foot."
ZA-258 "How long have you been having these attacks?"
ZA-221 "I think that sword is causing your chest pains, but I'd like you to get a second opinion."

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

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

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

Job Number
ZA-472
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Killer Kind! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-437
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

People Plops (Table of Contents: 9)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Manak; ? (as Rinaldo)
Inks
Dave Manak; ? (as Rinaldo)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-149 A "I'm giving you a summons for not having a lid on your garbage pail."
ZA-246 "Stick with me, kid. You'll learn the ropes, and you won't lose any fingers!"

[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-491

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mary Moore, Brock Winans, The Fantom of the Comics, Greg Sims, Robert Mitchell, Clint Thomas, James T. Crawford, Harry Simpson, Jack Woodley, Jack the Ripper, John Cameron.

Prison Plops! (Table of Contents: 11)

Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-344 "That's a pretty bad cold."
ZA-458 "They're all at least two millimeters, Grindlegroober - looks like you're in for another beating."
ZA-485 "Now then, which one of you has been asking for a tranquilizer?"
ZA-484 "Psst! - rule number one is to remain calm!"
ZA-486 "--- and if you don't behave yourself here, I'll put you in solitary!"
ZA-295 "You the guys who've been demanding new chains?"
ZA-54 "How fortunate that we found this loose stone, eh, Hobsteader?"

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

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

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

Job Number
Z-473
Genre
humor
Characters
Abel

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

A Nose to Remember! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Skrenes (credited as Steve Skeates) (see notes)
Pencils
Lee Marrs
Inks
Lee Marrs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-250
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is credited in the book to Steve Skeates but was actually written by Mary Skrenes. Joe Orlando had refused to buy scripts from Mary Skrenes. (Info from Mary and Steve on Facebook via the GCD Error Tracker).

Gourmet Plops (Table of Contents: 14)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-95 "There'll be a slight delay in you split pea soup order, sir."
ZA-102 "I suggest our famous African specialties...!"
ZA-136 Vote for Demwitty - He Serves People!
ZA-242 "When are we going to get our stove fixed, Warden?"

Monster Plops (Table of Contents: 15)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Larter
Inks
John Larter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-449 "Could I see something in a platform boot?"
ZA-450 "You won't believe this, but we have just struck oil!"

[Closing] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sergio Aragonés
Inks
Sergio Aragonés
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-474
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover in black and white.

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Larger version of front cover image on 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 Celebrates Halloween]
    Plop!
  4. 3. The Temple of Ikka-ka-ka!
  5. 4. Batcave Neighbors
    Super Plop!
  6. 5. Historical Plops
    Plops
  7. 6. Prescription Plops
    Plops
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  9. 8. The Killer Kind!
  10. 9. People Plops
    Plops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  12. 11. Prison Plops!
    Plops
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  14. 13. A Nose to Remember!
  15. 14. Gourmet Plops
    Plops
  16. 15. Monster Plops
    Plops
  17. 16. [Closing]
    Plop!
  18. 17. [Pinup]
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