(1957)

Ballantine Books, 1957 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
1957-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books, Inc.
Brand
BB Ballantine
Editing
Harvey Kurtzman
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
4 1/4" x 7"
Binding
Paperback

Issue Notes

On sale date is publication date listed in 1985 copyright renewal registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Humbug / cover / 1 page (report information)

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humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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The inconsequential is coming
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humor

Gosharootie, Gang! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 4)

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[Publication Information] (Table of Contents: 5)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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The Cannon with the Passion (Table of Contents: 7)

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Pencils
Will Elder
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Will Elder
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
The Spanish pull a giant cannon across land to attack the French.
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Fleeing the Apache (Table of Contents: 8)

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western-frontier
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Cowboys fleeing Apache warriors.
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Twenty-Win (Table of Contents: 9)

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Will Elder
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Will Elder
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Genre
humor
Characters
Jack Barrel; Mr. Van Moving; Miss VaVoom
Synopsis
Parody of a TV game show.
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The Overconfident Surgeon (Table of Contents: 10)

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A drunken surgeon performs an operation.
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Tired Blood (Table of Contents: 11)

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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Last Days of Combat (Table of Contents: 12)

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humor; war
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3 men in a foxhole.
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Something of Mau Mau (Table of Contents: 13)

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Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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humor
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Setting the Stage (Table of Contents: 14)

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Somebody at the party is going to die.
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Voyage of the Mayflower II (Table of Contents: 15)

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R. O. Blechman
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R. O. Blechman
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R. O. Blechman

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humor
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Off to India (Table of Contents: 16)

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humor
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A young man joins a British regiment that is leaving for India.
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Peri Coma (Table of Contents: 17)

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Jack Davis
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Jack Davis
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humor
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What if Peri Coma did various jobs?
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Peri Coma is a satire of Perry Como.

Reverse Cliches (Table of Contents: 18)

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Jack Davis (illustration)
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Jack Davis (illustration)
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humor
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My Fair Sadie (Table of Contents: 19)

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Jack Davis
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Jack Davis
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humor
Synopsis
A parody of the musical "My Fair Lady".
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Signed in the last panel but illegible.

The Fishtail (Table of Contents: 20)

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Bill Elder (signed)
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Bill Elder (signed)
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humor
Synopsis
Various uses for the new fishtails on new cars.
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Doll-Baby (Table of Contents: 21)

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Jack Davis
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Jack Davis
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Movie parody
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TV Summer Replacements (Table of Contents: 22)

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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Al Jaffee (signed)
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humor
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Uses for summer TV replacement shows.
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Highways (Table of Contents: 23)

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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Genre
humor
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A humorous look at the nation's Highways.
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You Are There Then (Table of Contents: 24)

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Will Elder
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Will Elder
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humor; satire-parody
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Parody of the TV show "You Are There".
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The Heroes Pal Races (Table of Contents: 25)

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A.P.B. on the M.O. at the O.K. Corral (Table of Contents: 26)

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Jack Davis
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Jack Davis
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Mission at Dawn (Table of Contents: 27)

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Television Bugs (Table of Contents: 28)

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Jack Davis
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Jack Davis
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Funny things that can mess up TV shows.
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Model Making (Table of Contents: 29)

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Al Jaffee (signed)
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Al Jaffee (signed)
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humor
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A humorous look at model making by young boys.
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Pagan Place (Table of Contents: 30)

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Lawrence Siegel
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humor; satire-parody
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Back to School (Table of Contents: 31)

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Arnold Roth (signed)
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Arnold Roth (signed)
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A humorous look at kids going back to school.
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A Human Interest Story (Table of Contents: 32)

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R. O. Blechman (signed)
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R. O. Blechman (signed)
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R. O. Blechman (signed)

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humor
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Fishing Lures (Table of Contents: 33)

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Jack Davis (signed)
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Jack Davis (signed)
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A humorous look at fishing lures.
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Around the Days in 80 Worlds (Table of Contents: 34)

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Will Elder
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Will Elder
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A spoof of the story "Around the World in 80 Days".
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The Thing from Space (Table of Contents: 35)

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The Men Who Publish Humbug (Table of Contents: 36)

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Information on the people working on Humbug, including Kurtzman, Elder, Jaffe, Roth and more.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Humbug
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["The inconsequential is coming"]
  4. 3. Gosharootie, Gang!
  5. 4. [Title Page]
  6. 5. [Publication Information]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Cannon with the Passion
  9. 8. Fleeing the Apache
  10. 9. Twenty-Win
  11. 10. The Overconfident Surgeon
  12. 11. Tired Blood
  13. 12. Last Days of Combat
  14. 13. Something of Mau Mau
  15. 14. Setting the Stage
  16. 15. Voyage of the Mayflower II
  17. 16. Off to India
  18. 17. Peri Coma
  19. 18. Reverse Cliches
  20. 19. My Fair Sadie
  21. 20. The Fishtail
  22. 21. Doll-Baby
  23. 22. TV Summer Replacements
  24. 23. Highways
  25. 24. You Are There Then
  26. 25. The Heroes Pal Races
  27. 26. A.P.B. on the M.O. at the O.K. Corral
  28. 27. Mission at Dawn
  29. 28. Television Bugs
  30. 29. Model Making
  31. 30. Pagan Place
  32. 31. Back to School
  33. 32. A Human Interest Story
  34. 33. Fishing Lures
  35. 34. Around the Days in 80 Worlds
  36. 35. The Thing from Space
  37. 36. The Men Who Publish Humbug
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
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