(February 1984)

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Volume
2
Price
2.25 USD
Pages
92
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984
Publisher's Age Guidelines
The Humor Magazine for Adults
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
Kevin Curran; Peter Gaffney; Fred Graver; L. Dennis Plunkett (editor-in-chief); Sean Kelly (senior editor); Glenn Eichier (managing editor); Diane Giddis (copy editor); Carol Epstein (editorial assistant)

Issue Notes

"Special All-Comics Issue"
"The Surfer Scripts" text story by Will Jacobs and Gerard Jones on pages 73-79, dealing with plans for a movie starring the Silver Surfer. Title illustration by Bill Sienkiewicz.

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

Special All-Comics Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren Display Co.)
Inks
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren Display Co.)
Colors
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren Display Co.)
Letters
Gary Hallgren; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Hubba Hubba!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A worker is pasting over the printed cover with a billboard showcasing a topless girl.
Keywords
billboard; Fourth Wall

Indexer Notes

Front cover. A second worker breaks the Fourth Wall by complaining the other man's thought balloon is covering up the best part.

Editorial (Table of Contents: 2)

photo story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, I'm Michael Grossman.
Genre
humor
Characters
Michael Grossman (photos)
Synopsis
Art Director Michael Grossman explains how he was able to get an all-comics issue.

Indexer Notes

Page 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Pencils
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Inks
Tom Cheney (signed as Cheney)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what to tell you, pal...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A policeman trying to persuade a man not to jump from the top of building is given convicting advice from a padre and from a photographer from a tabloid magazine.
Keywords
photographer; policeman; priest; suicide; tabloids

Indexer Notes

Page 6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fuck your face, you whore!! ...Oh, excuse me, I thought you were my wife.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A businessman answers the phone with a curse, but it's not who he expected.
Keywords
swearing; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 10.

[Piester's Pretzels] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
? [as T. Haggerty] (signed)
Pencils
? [as T. Haggerty] (signed)
Inks
? [as T. Haggerty] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A contortionist serves as a model for workers twisting pretzels.
Keywords
contortionist; pretzels

Indexer Notes

Page 14. Pantomime cartoon.

[Mixed Message] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woodman (signed as Woodman)
Pencils
Bill Woodman (signed as Woodman)
Inks
Bill Woodman (signed as Woodman)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boy with an apple on his head stands next to a dike in Holland that is springing a leak.
Keywords
apple; dike; Holland

Indexer Notes

Page 16. Pantomime cartoon.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Pencils
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Inks
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Letters
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The following program contains adult material treated in a childish way, so call in the whole family.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The "Parental Guidance" statement before a television show is surprisingly honest.
Keywords
television

Indexer Notes

Page 20. Pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Bill Maul (signed)
Pencils
Bill Maul (signed)
Inks
Bill Maul (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No... Dad's in Chicago; Mom got a wild hair up her ass and headed for Davenport, Iowa, a couple of months ago....
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A door-to-door salesman finds a young boy home by himself, drinking beer and watching cartoons.
Keywords
beer

Indexer Notes

Page 22.

The Masterpiece Theatre Gang (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Pencils
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Inks
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Letters
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Christ! They're on holiday again?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three buddies are sitting on a couch, making comments about the current episode of "Masterpiece Theatre."
Keywords
beer; Masterpiece Theatre; PBS; television

Indexer Notes

Page 24.

[Instant Replay] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A couple are sitting in front of the television, watching a video-taped repeat of their last argument.
Keywords
argument; television; video-tape

Indexer Notes

Page 26. Pantomime cartoon. Cartoon is signed, but signature is not clear.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Foto Funnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ring! Ring!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A telephone comes up with a scam for its receiver to be held against a woman's breast.
Keywords
breast; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 32.

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

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Frank Cotham (signed as Cotham)
Pencils
Frank Cotham (signed as Cotham)
Inks
Frank Cotham (signed as Cotham)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to try something different--something that takes a lot of guts to eat.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mild-mannered man decides to get adventurous at a restaurant.
Keywords
restaurant; waiter

Indexer Notes

Page 34.

Zippy's Guide to Sex, Death, and Between-Meal Snacks (Table of Contents: 13)

Zippy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith (signed)
Pencils
Bill Griffith (signed)
Inks
Bill Griffith (signed)
Colors
Bill Griffith (signed)
Letters
Bill Griffith (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zippy recommends rigorous cranial activity at least 3 times a day.
Genre
humor
Characters
Zippy
Synopsis
Zippy gives his random comments on a number of subjects.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 35-36.

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

Trots and Bonnie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Pencils
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Inks
Shary Flenniken (signed)
Letters
Shary Flenniken (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The back-to-romance movement sucks.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi
Synopsis
Trots, Bonnie and Pepsi go to a wedding. Pepsi is prepared to disrupt the proceedings, but the ceremony doesn't play out like she thought it would.
Keywords
feminist; marriage

Indexer Notes

Pages 37-38.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Crazy, Man, Crazy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gary Hallgren (credited as North Beach) (signed as Hallgren)
Pencils
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Inks
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Colors
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Letters
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig it man, -- I just scored like 5,000 Bennies!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A beatnik-looking character has scored a lot of bennies (Benzedrine tablets) and offers some to his friend.
Keywords
beatniks; Benzedrine; drugs

Indexer Notes

Page 39. Comic has a "by North Beach" credit in the first panel, but is signed by Hallgren in the fourth panel.

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

Antarctic Journal / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
P. C. Vey (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
March 15, 9:30 a.m.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An old joke about a polar ice cap.
Keywords
Antarctica; igloo

Indexer Notes

Page 39

How Not to Pick Up Girls! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Mimi Pond (credited)
Pencils
Mimi Pond (credited)
Inks
Mimi Pond (credited)
Letters
Mimi Pond (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the museum...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three examples of a guy using a lame pick-up line.
Keywords
laundromat; museum; party; small talk.

Indexer Notes

Page 39.

The Origin of Politenessman (Table of Contents: 18)

Politenessman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Barrett (signed)
Pencils
Ron Barrett (signed)
Inks
Ron Barrett (signed)
Colors
Ron Barrett (signed)
Letters
Ron Barrett (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Matt and Emma Krude, members of the lower socio-economic strata.
Genre
humor
Characters
Politenssman [Barton Krude]; Matt Krude; Emma Krude
Synopsis
Barton Krude is on the path to rudeness, when he is hit by truck and has a box of radioactive handkerchiefs fall on his head. He changes his ways and goes on to become the enforcer of etiquette--Politenessman!
Keywords
charm school; etiquette; hospital; origin; radioactive; truck

Indexer Notes

Pages 40-41. Color is done in monochrome red.

It's Great to Be Alive! (Table of Contents: 19)

Excursions / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Geary (signed)
Pencils
Rick Geary (signed)
Inks
Rick Geary (signed)
Colors
Rick Geary (signed)
Letters
Rick Geary (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the town I live in...Not much, is it?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man tells of his adventures in his home town.
Keywords
computer; funeral; home town; pipe; railroad tracks; smoking

Indexer Notes

Pages 42-43.

The Streets of Vatican City (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tod Carroll (credited)
Pencils
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Inks
Kevin Nowlan (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swiss guards Lalive and Kohl were working plainclothes when a suspicious vehicle was reported...
Genre
humor; religious; satire-parody
Characters
LaLive; Kohl; Devil
Synopsis
LaLive and Kohl are detectives battling the Devil in Vatican City.
Keywords
Catholic; Devil; Swiss guard; Vatican City

Indexer Notes

Pages 46-47.

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

Ray and Joe: The Story of a Man and His Dead Friend / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Letters
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you do!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ray; Joe; Joe's parents
Synopsis
Joe's parents visit Ray so they can see Joe and make plans in case something happens to Ray.
Keywords
burial plot; sun lamp

Indexer Notes

Page 48. Part of a continued story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Crazy, Man, Crazy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gary Hallgren (credited as Jim Muggles) (signed as Hallgren)
Pencils
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Inks
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Colors
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Letters
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like, wow, man...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two beatniks watch a falling piano hit the sidewalk.
Keywords
beatniks; piano

Indexer Notes

Page 49. Strip has "by Jim Muggles" in the first panel, but is signed by Hallgren in the third panel.

An Anticlimax (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Roz Chast (signed as R. Chast)
Pencils
Roz Chast (signed as R. Chast)
Inks
Roz Chast (signed as R. Chast)
Letters
Roz Chast (signed as R. Chast)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happens if..
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A girl puts a newspaper hat on her head.
Keywords
hat

Indexer Notes

Page 49.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Antarctic Journal / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
P. C. Vey (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
March 16, 9:50 a.m.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A joke about Eskimos and a light bulb.
Keywords
Antarctica; igloo

Indexer Notes

Page 49.

A Different World (Table of Contents: 25)

Aunt Mary's Kitchen / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks
M. K. Brown (signed)
Colors
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters
M. K. Brown (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For many years Aunt Mary's kitchen has been a hotbed of activity.
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Mary; Brother Leo; TV repairman; twin sister Dorothy; Bill Moronson; Lillian Moronson; Carol; Officer McNougat
Synopsis
A review of all the characters who've appeared in the strip to date. Then a flying saucer appears at the diner where Aunt Mary has stopped for lunch.
Keywords
doughnuts; flying saucer; police; telephone

Indexer Notes

Pages 50-51.

A Regular Day (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Capelle ?] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Capelle ?] (signed)
Inks
? [as Capelle ?] (signed)
Letters
? [as Capelle ?] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, pal?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Anthropomorphic buildings await the daily exit of their workers.
Keywords
buildings

Indexer Notes

Page 52. Signed, but artist's name is not clear.

That Little Ole USA and His Uncle (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His eyes were bigger than his stomach.
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Sam
Synopsis
Uncle Sam feeds various groups of immigrants to an anthropomorphic USA in the shape of a map.
Keywords
Chinese; Germans; Greeks; immigrants; Irish; Italians; Jews; Poles; slaves

Indexer Notes

Page 52.

"Six Pack" Cohen Surf Accountant (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Mann (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Reese (signed)
Inks
Ralph Reese (signed)
Colors
Ralph Reese (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeez, Six Pack, I'm real worried.
Genre
humor
Characters
"Six Pack" Cohen; Murph
Synopsis
Accountant Cohen advises surfer Murph on how to avoid paying taxes.
Keywords
beach; Internal Revenue Service; IRS; surfing; taxes

Indexer Notes

Page 53.

Lttile Inspirational Stories #472 (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Bendel (credited)
Pencils
Bill Plympton (credited)
Inks
Bill Plympton (credited)
Letters
Bill Plympton ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hal was an okay guy except for the fact that he was naturally mean to people...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A naturally mean man works his way up the business ladder.
Keywords
business; career; mean

Indexer Notes

Page 54.

Girls' Night Out (Table of Contents: 30)

Mimi Pond's Famous Waitress School / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mimi Pond (signed)
Pencils
Mimi Pond (signed)
Inks
Mimi Pond (signed)
Colors
Mimi Pond (signed)
Letters
Mimi Pond (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing is so important to a professional waitress as a girls night out on the town...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The waitresses go out for a night of partying.
Keywords
bar; liquor; party; waitress

Indexer Notes

Pages 55-56.

Willard Scott's Obituary Page (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Pencils
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Inks
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Letters
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be right with ya!
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Willard Scott
Synopsis
Williard Scott reads obituaries on television of very old people.
Keywords
broadcast; obituaries; television

Indexer Notes

Page 57. A parody of Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC-TV's "Today" show, who would send birthday wishes to very old people from all parts of the country.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Antarctic Journal / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
P. C. Vey (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
March 18, 10:45 a.m.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The inhabitants of an igloo notice the clock has stopped.
Keywords
Antarctica; clock; igloo; meta-comics

Indexer Notes

Page 57.

Lesson #702C: Sublimating Your Sex Drive (Table of Contents: 33)

Famous Comic Artists School / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Letters
Bruce Cochran (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
How to keep your mind from wandering while you are at the drawing board.

Indexer Notes

Page 57.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Popular Problems / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Hauge (signed)
Pencils
Ron Hauge (signed)
Inks
Ron Hauge (signed)
Colors
Ron Hauge (signed)
Letters
Ron Hauge (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every summer we visited our grandparents in South Dakota.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A boy visits his grandparents. His grandfather is becoming senile.
Keywords
grandparents; senile; South Dakota

Indexer Notes

Pages 58-59.

Teddy's Day (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Geary (signed)
Pencils
Rick Geary (signed)
Inks
Rick Geary (signed)
Letters
Rick Geary (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I spring from bed at 5:45 a.m., bursting with vim and hi-spirit!
Genre
humor; biography; historical
Characters
President Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis
A fanciful day in the life of President Theodore Roosevelt.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; hunting; Potomac; president; rowing; swimming; tennis

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

Petticoat Silo (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tod Carroll (credited as Carroll)
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed as Sienkiewicz)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed as Sienkiewicz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn this switch.
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
A silo holding a nuclear missile has an all-girl crew.
Keywords
missile; rabbit

Indexer Notes

Pages 61-62. Story is presented like a TV situation comedy episode.

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

Chicken Gutz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Randall Enos (signed as Enos)
Pencils
Randall Enos (signed as Enos)
Inks
Randall Enos (signed as Enos)
Letters
Randall Enos (signed as Enos)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story thus far: The fabulous Chicken Gutz, in an effort to modernize and revitalize his life...
Genre
humor
Characters
Chicken Gutz
Synopsis
Chicken Gutz spends a lot of money on a home computer, but it's a fraud.
Keywords
computer; fraud

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

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

Crazy, Man, Crazy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gary Hallgren (credited as Felonius Monque) (signed as Hallgren)
Pencils
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Inks
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Colors
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)
Letters
Gary Hallgren (signed as Hallgren)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, man, dig that moon...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pair of beatniks are walking down the street. One of them thinks he's looking at the moon, the other one says it's the sun.
Keywords
beatniks; moon; sun; sunglasses

Indexer Notes

Page 64. First panel has "by Felonius Monque" credit.

The Writing Life (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cheney (signed)
Pencils
Tom Cheney (signed)
Inks
Tom Cheney (signed)
Letters
Tom Cheney (signed); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Carl had infinite respect for young Gloria...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A writer makes several false starts at describing a relationship between a man and woman.
Keywords
typewriter; writing

Indexer Notes

Page 64.

The Young and Indiscreet (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Wilshire (signed)
Pencils
Mary Wilshire (signed)
Inks
Mary Wilshire (signed)
Letters
Mary Wilshire (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love bringing you to parties, Betty.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two women take opposite approaches in trying to snag a handsome man at a party.
Keywords
party; roommates

Indexer Notes

Page 65.

The Adventures of Hercules Amongst the North Americans (Table of Contents: 41)

New Wave Comics / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Pencils
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Inks
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Colors
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)
Letters
Mark Marek (signed as Mr. Marek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As legend relates, the mighty Hercules enjoys lunch at a local pizzeria.
Genre
humor
Characters
Hercules
Synopsis
Hercules works as a construction worker on a skyscraper and does some additional labors on the side.
Keywords
bar; construction; pizza; robbers; subway; sword; television

Indexer Notes

Pages 66-67.

Worm (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you try to eat me, I'll throw up in your mouth.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
A worm uses an unusual method of defense from a bird.
Keywords
bird; worm

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Signature is not clear.

Parts of Aunt Maude's Body You Hoped You'd Never See (Table of Contents: 43)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Letters
Bruce Cochran (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Aunt Maude.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 68.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Antarctic Journal / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
P. C. Vey (signed)
Pencils
P. C. Vey (signed)
Inks
P. C. Vey (signed)
Letters
P. C. Vey (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
March 19, 11:05 a.m.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The inhabitants of an igloo have trouble with a sea cow.
Keywords
Antarctica; igloo; narwhal; sea cow

Indexer Notes

Page 68.

The Laundry Man (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks
M. K. Brown (signed)
Colors
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters
M. K. Brown (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time there was a man whose head was a basket of laundry,
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man with a basket of laundry for a head tries to be nice to people.
Keywords
surreal

Indexer Notes

Pages 69-70.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Timberland Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Pencils
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Inks
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Letters
B. K. Taylor (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Law enforcement is often a waiting game.
Genre
humor
Characters
Maurice; Constable Tom; Kathleen; Foamy (dog); Dr. Rogers
Synopsis
Thugs have kidnapped Kathleen and Maurice and Constable Tom have to lead the rescue.
Keywords
Canada; dog sled; kidnapping; rabies; rifle; snow

Indexer Notes

Pages 72-73.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Left to right, that's Miriam, the kids, and Tina Turner.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A businessman identifies the pictures on his desk.
Keywords
photographs

Indexer Notes

Page 78. Cartoon is signed, but is not legible.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Foto Funnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to my laboratory. I am Dr. Frankenstein!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Dr. Frankenstein
Synopsis
Dr. Frankenstein plans to create an army of perfect men in order to rule the world. However, he gets some of the ingredients wrong.

Indexer Notes

Page 77.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
? [as D. R. Poletes ?] (signed)
Pencils
? [as D. R. Poletes ?] (signed)
Inks
? [as D. R. Poletes ?] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not you again!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A middle-aged woman seems surprised by who's in bed with her when she wakes up.

Indexer Notes

Page 76. Signature is not clear.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Pencils
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Inks
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe he can't swim.
Genre
humor; religious
Characters
Jesus Christ
Synopsis
Jesus is walking on water. Two fish watching from below give their opinion.
Keywords
point of view; walking on water

Indexer Notes

Page 74.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Special All-Comics Issue
  2. 2. Editorial
  3. 3. ["I don't know what to tell you, pal..."]
  4. 4. ["Fuck your face, you whore!! ...Oh, excuse me, I thought you were my wife."]
  5. 5. [Piester's Pretzels]
  6. 6. [Mixed Message]
  7. 7. ["The following program contains adult material treated in a childish way, so call in the whole family."]
  8. 8. ["No... Dad's in Chicago; Mom got a wild hair up her ass and headed for Davenport, Iowa, a couple of months ago...."]
  9. 9. The Masterpiece Theatre Gang
  10. 10. [Instant Replay]
  11. 11. ["Ring! Ring!"]
    Foto Funnies
  12. 12. ["I'd like to try something different--something that takes a lot of guts to eat."]
  13. 13. Zippy's Guide to Sex, Death, and Between-Meal Snacks
    Zippy
  14. 14. ["The back-to-romance movement sucks."]
    Trots and Bonnie
  15. 15. ["Dig it man, -- I just scored like 5,000 Bennies!"]
    Crazy, Man, Crazy
  16. 16. ["March 15, 9:30 a.m."]
    Antarctic Journal
  17. 17. How Not to Pick Up Girls!
  18. 18. The Origin of Politenessman
    Politenessman
  19. 19. It's Great to Be Alive!
    Excursions
  20. 20. The Streets of Vatican City
  21. 21. ["How do you do!"]
    Ray and Joe: The Story of a Man and His Dead Friend
  22. 22. ["Like, wow, man..."]
    Crazy, Man, Crazy
  23. 23. An Anticlimax
  24. 24. ["March 16, 9:50 a.m."]
    Antarctic Journal
  25. 25. A Different World
    Aunt Mary's Kitchen
  26. 26. A Regular Day
  27. 27. That Little Ole USA and His Uncle
  28. 28. "Six Pack" Cohen Surf Accountant
  29. 29. Lttile Inspirational Stories #472
  30. 30. Girls' Night Out
    Mimi Pond's Famous Waitress School
  31. 31. Willard Scott's Obituary Page
  32. 32. ["March 18, 10:45 a.m."]
    Antarctic Journal
  33. 33. Lesson #702C: Sublimating Your Sex Drive
    Famous Comic Artists School
  34. 34. ["Every summer we visited our grandparents in South Dakota."]
    Popular Problems
  35. 35. Teddy's Day
  36. 36. Petticoat Silo
  37. 37. ["Our story thus far: The fabulous Chicken Gutz, in an effort to modernize and revitalize his life..."]
    Chicken Gutz
  38. 38. ["Hey, man, dig that moon..."]
    Crazy, Man, Crazy
  39. 39. The Writing Life
  40. 40. The Young and Indiscreet
  41. 41. The Adventures of Hercules Amongst the North Americans
    New Wave Comics
  42. 42. Worm
  43. 43. Parts of Aunt Maude's Body You Hoped You'd Never See
  44. 44. ["March 19, 11:05 a.m."]
    Antarctic Journal
  45. 45. The Laundry Man
  46. 46. ["Law enforcement is often a waiting game."]
    Timberland Tales
  47. 47. ["Left to right, that's Miriam, the kids, and Tina Turner."]
  48. 48. ["Welcome to my laboratory. I am Dr. Frankenstein!"]
    Foto Funnies
  49. 49. ["Not you again!"]
  50. 50. ["Maybe he can't swim."]
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