Plug #71
(27 January 1979)

D.C. Thomson, 1977 Series
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Price
0.09 GBP
Pages
20
Indicia Frequency
every Saturday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd
Editing
Ian Gray

The Comic for Peak Viewing (Table of Contents)

Plug / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vic Neill
Inks
Vic Neill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour
Characters
Plug
Keywords
abominable snowman; mountain climbing

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

Violent Elizabeth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm doing some decorating, Elizabeth!
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Elizabeth strips wallpaper to hide her splattered ink.

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

Hugh's Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Bell
Inks
Gordon Bell
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Hugh's birthday today...
Genre
humour

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

Plug Sports and Social Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Digby the Human Mole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Bell
Inks
Gordon Bell
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, dear! The machine for making holes in my giant doughnuts is broken.
Genre
humour
Characters
Digby
Synopsis
Digby's burrowing crimes keep helping people instead.

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

The Boom Boom Page / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor! Doctor! I keep thinking I'm a bomb!
Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Jokes (submitted by readers) on top of photos of celebrities.

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

Eebagoom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Holroyd
Inks
Albert Holroyd
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho-hoius! Da locals are a bunch ofa weeds!
Genre
humour; historical
Characters
Eebagoom; Uncle Albert; Julius Sneezer [Julius Caesar]
Synopsis
Eebagoom and Uncle Albert go to Charles Mapp to take body building lessons.

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

Tony Jackpot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Dallas
Inks
John Dallas
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will carry honourable clubs, Tony!
Genre
humour; sport
Characters
Tony Jackpot; Chi-Pin
Keywords
golf

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

Jockey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm not paying to go pony trekking when I have a pony of my own.
Genre
humour; sport
Keywords
horse racing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Antchester United / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Geering
Inks
John Geering
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this Norwitch team like, boss?
Genre
humour; sport
Synopsis
Antchester plays a team of witches.
Keywords
football (soccer); insects

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

First Ada / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Bell
Inks
Gordon Bell
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wheeze! Cough! Yes, readers, it's true!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ada
Synopsis
Ada gets sick.
Keywords
nurse

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

D'ye Ken John Squeal and his Hopeless Hounds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coo-ee!
Genre
humour
Characters
John Squeal
Synopsis
The fox spills strawberry custard on John.
Keywords
fox hunting

A Guide to Footwear (Table of Contents: 12)

The Nutcase Bookcase / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Neill ?
Inks
Vic Neill ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humour
Characters
Plug; Uncle Ebeneezer

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

Gulp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phew! I've made it back onto this page just in time!
Genre
humour
Keywords
alien; breaking the fourth wall

Indexer Notes

Gulp steals the artist's pen to draw a cannon and then good food.

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

Dr Rotcod and Drib / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, I fly through the air with the greatest of...
Genre
humour
Characters
Doctor Rotcod; Drib
Synopsis
The Doctor yells at the artist for always making things go wrong. The artist enters the strip to talk to him.
Keywords
breaking the fourth wall; veterinarian

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

Crazy Horse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chas Sinclair
Inks
Chas Sinclair
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've always wanted to be a detective!
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Crazy Horse goes undercover to catch a shoplifter.

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

Invasion of the Plug Bugs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Gudgeon
Inks
Dave Gudgeon
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strong horrible pong from the Moon is picked up at the advance whiff warning station on Earth...
Genre
humour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Plug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Neill
Inks
Vic Neill
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This shall be my finest work!
Genre
humour
Characters
Plug
Keywords
sculpting; sculpture

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Comic for Peak Viewing
    Plug
  2. 1. ["I'm doing some decorating, Elizabeth!"]
    Violent Elizabeth
  3. 2. ["It's Hugh's birthday today..."]
    Hugh's Zoo
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Plug Sports and Social Club
  5. 4. ["Oh, dear! The machine for making holes in my giant doughnuts is broken."]
    Digby the Human Mole
  6. 5. ["Doctor! Doctor! I keep thinking I'm a bomb!"]
    The Boom Boom Page
  7. 6. ["Ho-hoius! Da locals are a bunch ofa weeds!"]
    Eebagoom
  8. 7. ["I will carry honourable clubs, Tony!"]
    Tony Jackpot
  9. 8. ["I'm not paying to go pony trekking when I have a pony of my own."]
    Jockey
  10. 9. ["What's this Norwitch team like, boss?"]
    Antchester United
  11. 10. ["Wheeze! Cough! Yes, readers, it's true!"]
    First Ada
  12. 11. ["Coo-ee!"]
    D'ye Ken John Squeal and his Hopeless Hounds
  13. 12. A Guide to Footwear
    The Nutcase Bookcase
  14. 13. ["Phew! I've made it back onto this page just in time!"]
    Gulp
  15. 14. ["Oh, I fly through the air with the greatest of..."]
    Dr Rotcod and Drib
  16. 15. ["I've always wanted to be a detective!"]
    Crazy Horse
  17. 16. ["A strong horrible pong from the Moon is picked up at the advance whiff warning station on Earth..."]
    Invasion of the Plug Bugs
  18. 17. ["This shall be my finest work!"]
    Plug
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