Help! #24
(May 1965)

Warren, 1960 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1965-03-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Help! Magazine, Inc.
Editing
Harvey Kurtzman; Terry Gilliam (associate editor); Myrna Dressler (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down with topless bathing suits!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

The model is John Massey, a friend of Gilliam's.
Photographer and model credits from a Facebook post by Steven Thompson on July 29 2020

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

Okay, so Goldwater's has good sales, Luci, I still say... / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Photo with humorous caption.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editor's Preface / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Letters / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Inks
Robert Crumb; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Carolyn Waugaman, Gerald Kraines, Dave Hartley, and "name withheld."

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

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Friends, romans, an' countrymens...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Photos with humorous captions.

Men in Space (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Fisher
Pencils
Ed Fisher
Inks
Ed Fisher
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

A Nostalgic Vignette: T. S. Sullivant (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
T. S. Sullivant; Woody Gelman
Pencils
T. S. Sullivant
Inks
T. S. Sullivant
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Christopher's Punctured Romance (Table of Contents: 8)

photo story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Crossley
Pencils
Martin Iger (photos)
Inks
Martin Iger (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

John Cleese and Cindy Young are the models.

Wonder Wart-Hog Encounters Supper Granny (Table of Contents: 9)

Wonder Wart-Hog / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gilbert Shelton
Pencils
Gilbert Shelton
Inks
Gilbert Shelton
Letters
Gilbert Shelton

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; superhero
Reprints

Harvey Kurtzman's Fun and Games (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

Help's Public Gallery / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Robins; Dennis Ellefson; James McRory; Paul Merta; Frank Marquez
Pencils
Ted Robins; Dennis Ellefson; James McRory; Paul Merta; Frank Marquez
Inks
Ted Robins; Dennis Ellefson; James McRory; Paul Merta; Frank Marquez
Letters
James McRory; typeset

Genre
humor

[Fred, the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Crumb
Pencils
Robert Crumb
Inks
Robert Crumb

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fritz the Cat; Fred, the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomine story.

What Kind of Man Reads Help? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Kiddie Toys (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Single panel from Christopher's Punctured Romance blown up.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Down with topless bathing suits!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Okay, so Goldwater's has good sales, Luci, I still say...
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Preface
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters
  6. 5. ["Friends, romans, an' countrymens..."]
  7. 6. Men in Space
  8. 7. A Nostalgic Vignette: T. S. Sullivant
  9. 8. Christopher's Punctured Romance
  10. 9. Wonder Wart-Hog Encounters Supper Granny
    Wonder Wart-Hog
  11. 10. Harvey Kurtzman's Fun and Games
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Help's Public Gallery
  13. 12. [Fred, the Teen-Age Girl Pigeon]
  14. 13. What Kind of Man Reads Help?
  15. 14. Kiddie Toys
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