(1962)

Gold Medal Books, 1962 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
1962-07-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Medal Book
Editing
Harvey Kurtzman
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 7")
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Reprints from "Help!" magazine. On-sale date from 1962 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Forward! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Lewis
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Three Evil Towns That Never Were Except on Celluloid (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Elder
Pencils
Will Elder
Inks
Will Elder
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

The Way Out (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Roth
Pencils
Arnold Roth
Inks
Arnold Roth

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1 to 4 pages for this reprint

A Star Is Born (Table of Contents: 6)

photo story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 7 to 20 pages for this reprint

French Train (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert Dubout
Pencils
Albert Dubout
Inks
Albert Dubout
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 3 to 7 pages for this reprint

Wohl Nuts (Table of Contents: 8)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Wohl
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Jack Wohl ?

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Reprints jokes from multiple issues of Help!

The Secret of Happiness (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Chess (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Elder
Pencils
Will Elder
Inks
Will Elder
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1/2 page to 4 pages for this reprint

The Centaur (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Shel Silverstein
Pencils
Shel Silverstein
Inks
Shel Silverstein

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A centaur falls in love with a woman; the woman turns into a horse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 2 to 5 pages for this reprint

The Optimist (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Roth
Pencils
Arnold Roth
Inks
Arnold Roth
Letters
Arnold Roth

Genre
humor

Help's Public Gallery (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Reprints cartoons from multiple issues of Help!

The Hero Who Didn't Get Rescued (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi
Pencils
Phil Interlandi
Inks
Phil Interlandi

Genre
humor; satire-parody; western-frontier
Synopsis
The Cavalry arrives too late to save a western hero.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1 to 2 pages for this reprint

The Private Eye Who Was Wrong (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi
Pencils
Phil Interlandi
Inks
Phil Interlandi
Letters
Phil Interlandi

Genre
humor; detective-mystery; satire-parody
Synopsis
A detective fingers the wrong suspect.
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1 to 2 pages for this reprint

The Hero Who Failed to Blow Up the Fortress (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi
Pencils
Phil Interlandi
Inks
Phil Interlandi

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
An action hero fails to blow up his enemies' base.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1 to 2 pages for this reprint

A Street Corner Improptu (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1 to 4 pages for this reprint

The Oldest Story (Table of Contents: 18)

photo story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Fisher
Pencils
Ron Harris (photos)
Inks
Ron Harris (photos)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Models are writer Jean Shepherd and actress Nona Candler.

Reformatted from 7 to 20 pages for this reprint

The Great Wide Hunter (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Roth
Pencils
Arnold Roth
Inks
Arnold Roth
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

More Wohl Nuts (Table of Contents: 20)

photo story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Wohl
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Jack Wohl ?

Genre
humor

The Wiley Trapper (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson
Pencils
Gahan Wilson
Inks
Gahan Wilson

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reformatted from 1.5 to 4 pages for this reprint

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Forward!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Three Evil Towns That Never Were Except on Celluloid
  6. 5. The Way Out
  7. 6. A Star Is Born
  8. 7. French Train
  9. 8. Wohl Nuts
  10. 9. The Secret of Happiness
  11. 10. Chess
  12. 11. The Centaur
  13. 12. The Optimist
  14. 13. Help's Public Gallery
  15. 14. The Hero Who Didn't Get Rescued
  16. 15. The Private Eye Who Was Wrong
  17. 16. The Hero Who Failed to Blow Up the Fortress
  18. 17. A Street Corner Improptu
  19. 18. The Oldest Story
  20. 19. The Great Wide Hunter
  21. 20. More Wohl Nuts
  22. 21. The Wiley Trapper
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Merlin Haas
  • Steve Coates
  • Eric Gimlin