Plop! #24
(November-December 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1976-08-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Barcode
0709893061012
Editing
Tony Isabella (story editor); Joe Orlando (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #134.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Plop! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Albano ?
Pencils
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Dave Manak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-311
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll go out of your mind
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Writing in Amazing World of DC Comics #12 (1976) before publication of this issue, Paul Levitz and Bob Rozakis provided the following credits: “Cover by John Albano and [Dave] Manak.”

[Welcome] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
J-4404
Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Bella Button Caper (Table of Contents: 2)

The Legend of "Comic Book" McFiend / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-525
Genre
humor

Green Lantern and the Fruit Pie Scene (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Green Lantern; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

A Fate Worse Than Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
ZA-584
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Death Plops (Table of Contents: 6)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-276 "Well, it's not the best of clues, but at least it'll give us something to go on."
ZA-654 "I've told him a thousand times -- exhale, exhale!"
ZA-93 "Now that you mention it, he did put up that weird lamppost about the time his wife disappeared!"
ZA-466 Suicide by waterbed.
ZA-575 "James Parker senior or junior?"

Kid Plops (Table of Contents: 7)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-415 "Why can't he just build model cars like other kids?"
ZA-282 "Daddy! Daddy! I only had one cavity!"
ZA-456 "Dub kid! I said get in there and learn about God and love and stuff and I'll pick you up after my golf game!"
ZA-131 "What a dope! If he didn't us that stupid mouthwash, he wouldn't have that girl crawling all over him!"

Isle of Plop (Table of Contents: 8)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-660 "Quit griping! You want to eat, don't you?"
ZA-29 "Why do you keep saying 'Au Revoir'? You're not going anywhere, are you?

Monster Plops (Table of Contents: 9)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ford Button (signed); Bob Schochet (signed); Dave Manak (signed)
Inks
Ford Button (signed); Bob Schochet (signed); Dave Manak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-192 "This going to be a pushover!"
ZA-383 ? "Blood... blood..." A vampire in a desert.
ZA-554 "I can lick any man in the house!"
ZA-316 Headless man chooses his head from a selection of heads on a shelf.
ZA-536 ? "Look, I'm on my way to see Dr. Frankenstein. Maybe we can work something out!"

Prescription Plops (Table of Contents: 10)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-1 "You never give up, do you, Doctor?"
ZA-669 "A year ago, I gave you six months to live, fella -- you trying to make me out a liar?"
ZA-409 "Please hurry, Doctor -- me feet are killing me!"
ZA-663 "Pity you're not a dog -- we could just put you to sleep!"
ZA-468 "No, no, Pinkerton! We'll get his tonsils some other time!"

Job Plops (Table of Contents: 11)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-498 Poisonous snake in the suggestions box.
ZA-461 "Garfield, I think you need to get out of this rat race for a while."

Prison Plops (Table of Contents: 12)

Plops / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-92 "Believe me, Charlie -- you didn't catch me at a bad time!"
ZA-404 "That's your problem -- just be thankful we gave you one."
ZA-138 Prisoner sets trap for locksmith.
ZA-67 "It's much more spectacular than the old way!"
ZA-161 "How do you spell 'hilarious'?"

The Day Plop Saved My Life! (Table of Contents: 13)

Reader's Plops / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Plop-Ants (Table of Contents: 14)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags.

People Plops (Table of Contents: 15)

Plops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Multiple gags. Multiple job numbers. Also multiple non-illustrated jokes.
ZA-576 "Now they're talking my kind of diplomacy!"
ZA-175 Barrel jumpers jump from both ends.

Historical Plops (Table of Contents: 16)

Plops / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA-462
Genre
humor
Characters
Sir Galahad

[STU] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Job Number
ZA-595
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Short poems for letters S, T, and U.

Indexer Notes

S is for Saggy Swineo.
T is for Topsyturvy.
U is for the Ugloid.

Snapper Snodgrass (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Job Number
ZA-116
Genre
humor
Characters
Snapper Snodgrass

Guido the Artist! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates; Cary Bates
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Ric Estrada
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
ZA601
Genre
humor
Characters
Guido

[Closing] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cain; Abel; Eve

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L541

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Chris G. Arnott, Ronald Ferrara, Ricardo Scheller, Fred F. Fred, David Taeusch, Randy Myers, The Montreal Menace, Mercy Van Vleck, and Jenette Kahn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You'll go out of your mind"]
    Plop!
  2. 1. [Welcome]
    Plop!
  3. 2. The Bella Button Caper
    The Legend of "Comic Book" McFiend
  4. 3. Green Lantern and the Fruit Pie Scene
    Green Lantern; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. A Fate Worse Than Death!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Plop!
  7. 6. Death Plops
    Plops
  8. 7. Kid Plops
    Plops
  9. 8. Isle of Plop
    Plops
  10. 9. Monster Plops
    Plops
  11. 10. Prescription Plops
    Plops
  12. 11. Job Plops
    Plops
  13. 12. Prison Plops
    Plops
  14. 13. The Day Plop Saved My Life!
    Reader's Plops
  15. 14. Plop-Ants
    Plops
  16. 15. People Plops
    Plops
  17. 16. Historical Plops
    Plops
  18. 17. [STU]
    Plopular Poetry
  19. 18. Snapper Snodgrass
    Plopular Person of the Month!
  20. 19. Guido the Artist!
  21. 20. [Closing]
    Plop!
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Plop Drop
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