Plop! #21
(May-June 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1976-02-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Barcode
0709893061006
Editing
Joe Orlando (editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #127.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll go out of your mind
Genre
humor

Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[Welcome] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
ZA-608
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Amazing World of DC Comics #10 (1976), in promoting this issue, provided the following credits: “...a Steve Skeates-Sergio Aragonés intro....” The AWODCC credits appear to cover non-consecutive pages in this issue.

Adventures of Peter Pureheart (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-639
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags.

The Rise and Fall of Stanley Steamer (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-3767
Genre
humor

Prison Plops (Table of Contents: 5)

Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-469 Equal Opportunity Dungeon.
ZA-425 "Cast comes off today, Elmo."
ZA-387 "I don't understand you, Hawkins. We give you silent movie privileges an you still complain."
ZA-392 "Quitting time, men - don't forget to punch out!"
ZA-346 "You're a real artist, Egor!"
ZA-429 "Am I keeping you from anything?"
Also multiple short non-illustrated jokes.

Monster Plops (Table of Contents: 6)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-417 "Yes, Doctor, but will it sell?"
ZA-37 No Pets Allowed On Beach.
ZA-537 "You rang for room service, sir?"
ZA-342 "I hear you're trying to bring new blood into the company."
ZA-555 "What's the matter - haven't you ever seen a headless horse before?"

Famous Four Eyes 'Bo' Garth (Table of Contents: 7)

Plopular Person of the Month! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-599
Genre
humor
Characters
Famous Four Eyes 'Bo' Garth

Indexer Notes

Pinup design similar to earlier cover layouts.

Isle of Plop (Table of Contents: 8)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-45 "Nag, nag, nag - that's all you ever do!"
ZA-301 "Better hurry, Charlie."
ZA-460 "There's two things I'd like to know, Byron..."
ZA-300 "Well, there goes the neighborhood."

It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-205
Genre
humor
Reprints

People Plops (Table of Contents: 10)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers.
ZA-152 "Sure, we'll loan you twenty million dollars."
ZA-481 "Tut, tut, tut, Mr. Grimpley, you know quite well that alterations are forbidden!"
ZA-7 "...here it is,... the Spanish bowling knot... cross the right piece of rope over and up..."
Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.

The Compulsion! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-87
Genre
humor

Aqua Plops (Table of Contents: 12)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-414 "Ed, there's a guy here who doesn't believe these fish are man-eaters - send out Stubby, will ya?"
ZA-416 The baby mermaid is in a flooded nursery.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Plop Drop / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-638

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Max Schmidt, Mike White, The Bucyrus Bomber, James P. Gallagher.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Kashdan (signed, business manager)
Letters
typeset

[JKL] (Table of Contents: 15)

Plopular Poetry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-592
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Short poems for the letters J, K, and L.

Indexer Notes

J is for the Jumping Jibbers.
K is for the Klutz.
L is for the Lovelorn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Cross-Eyed Pussycat / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.

Plop Puzzler (Table of Contents: 17)

Plop! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
ZA-641
Synopsis
Stare at a green circle with a yellow border.

Gourmet Plops (Table of Contents: 18)

Plops / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-200 "I think I finally caught the waiter's eye."
ZA-579 "Pity we weren't captured by the Wazgili tribe instead - they're vegetarians!"
ZA-560 ? "Ready for your first taste of civilization, son?"
ZA-254 "Mmm... always knew I had good taste!"
ZA-220 "Stupid! When I said give me a hand, I meant..."
ZA-430 "What did you think of your alphabet soup, sir?"

[Closing] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Job Number
ZA-608
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You'll go out of your mind"]
    Plop
  2. 1. Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. [Welcome]
    Plop!
  4. 3. Adventures of Peter Pureheart
  5. 4. The Rise and Fall of Stanley Steamer
  6. 5. Prison Plops
    Plops
  7. 6. Monster Plops
    Plops
  8. 7. Famous Four Eyes 'Bo' Garth
    Plopular Person of the Month!
  9. 8. Isle of Plop
    Plops
  10. 9. It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog!
  11. 10. People Plops
    Plops
  12. 11. The Compulsion!
  13. 12. Aqua Plops
    Plops
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [JKL]
    Plopular Poetry
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Cross-Eyed Pussycat
  18. 17. Plop Puzzler
    Plop!
  19. 18. Gourmet Plops
    Plops
  20. 19. [Closing]
    Plop!
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