(January 1986)

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Price
2.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
The Humor Magazine for Adults
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
Matty Simmons (editor-in-chief); Andy Simmons; Michael Simmons; Peter Kleinman

Issue Notes

Funny Pages on pages 59-64.

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.

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

cartoon / 0.33 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
Sorry, but we don't sell pictures of adolescent girls scantily dressed in tight underwear. I suggest you look in the Sears catalog.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The proprietor of an adult book store has his standards.
Keywords
adult book store

Indexer Notes

Page 8.

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

Photo Phunnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, thanks for the lovely evening.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man panics when his date becomes aggressive at the end of the evening.
Keywords
date

[Labeled Bath Towels] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)
Pencils
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)
Inks
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three towels on a rack are labeled "His," "Some Guy from Albuqueque," and "Hers."
Keywords
towels

Indexer Notes

Page 16. Pantomime cartoon.

[Fun House Dungeon] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)
Pencils
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)
Inks
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man hanging from chains on the wall of a dungeon is facing a wavy fun house mirror on the opposite wall.
Keywords
chains; dungeon; fun house mirror

Indexer Notes

Page 17.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)
Pencils
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)
Inks
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am not stealing rotten fruit. That's my colostomy bag.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man in a grocery store is falsely suspected of stealing.
Keywords
colostomy; grocery store; stealing

Indexer Notes

Page 18.

Soviet Sex (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Keywords
condoms; KGB; prostitute; secret police; sex; Soviet Union; Tashkent; transvestite

Indexer Notes

Pages 19-22. Eleven cartoons related to sex in the Soviet Union.

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

Photo Phunnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pssst. Hey you! Come over here--
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
The old story about a frog who needs to be kissed to break a spell--with a twist.
Keywords
frog; kiss

Indexer Notes

Page 28.

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

cartoon / 0.2 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
I figure we're about even. He gave me AIDS and I gave him anthrax.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
One sheep talks to another about their shepherd.
Keywords
AIDS; anthrax; sheep; shepherd

Indexer Notes

Page 33.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hopefully you won't have anything to worry about tonight. Robert's mother made him jerk off twice before he left the house.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother gives advice to her teen daughter as she prepares for a date.
Keywords
date; masturbation; telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 34.

[Sidetracked] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)
Pencils
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)
Inks
Bud Grace (signed as B. Grace)

Genre
humor; medical
Synopsis
A hospital orderly stops to flirt with a nurse while carrying an armless and legless man to rehabilitation.
Keywords
hospital; nurse

Indexer Notes

Page 48. Pantomime cartoon.

Sex and Love (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance; satire-parody
Synopsis
A couple sets up two of their friends on a blind date. The two have a passionate evening, but when morning comes decide they don't want a commitment.
Reprints
Keywords
blind date; sex; telephone

Indexer Notes

Pages 49-52.

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

cartoon / 0.4 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
At least from me you can't get AIDS. Just splinters.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A wooden puppet is having anal sex with a man.
Keywords
puppet; sex

Indexer Notes

Page 58.

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

Oliver in Whackoland / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
Gahan Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oliver discovers he's a member of Whackoland's working class...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Oliver; Nutzy
Synopsis
Oliver and Nutzy have to dodge terrorists and a S.W.A.T. team as they go across town to work.
Keywords
hijack; S.W.A.T. team; terrorists

Indexer Notes

Page 59. Part of a continued story.

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

Trots and Bonnie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pepsi! What happened to your hair?
Genre
children
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi; Malcom
Synopsis
Pepsi decides that she wants to be part of Black culture.
Keywords
Black culture; dreadlocks; marijuana; spliff

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

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

The Appletons / comic story / 1 page (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
It's Parents' Day at school...
Characters
Norm Appleton; Bobby Appleton; Mrs. Lewis
Synopsis
Mr. Appleton sits in on Bobby's class at school and schemes to get all the children in trouble, except Bobby.
Keywords
classroom; school

Indexer Notes

Page 61.

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

Now It Can Be Told / 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 Return from work about this time each day (6:30 P.M.).
Synopsis
A deranged and reclusive man tells his conspiracy theories about his wife's family.
Reprints
Keywords
basement; conspiracy; Howard Hughes; Mt. St. Helens

Indexer Notes

Page 62.

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

Politenessman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fathoms below the surface of Lake Erie...
Characters
Politenessman
Synopsis
Politenessman enforces good manners on a submarine patrolling Lake Erie.
Keywords
Lake Erie; Russians; submarine

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Mr. Vengeance / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Pencils
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Inks
Buddy Hickerson (signed)
Letters
Buddy Hickerson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks for agreeing to watch our kids, Mr. Vengeance.
Characters
Mr. Vengeance
Synopsis
Mr. Vengeance performs a variety of violent acts on the children he is watching.
Keywords
baby-sitting; cocaine; drugs; knife; toilet; violence

Indexer Notes

Page 64.

Bela Lugosi's Scariest Role (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Josh Alan Friedman (credited)
Pencils
Drew Friedman (credited)
Inks
Drew Friedman (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Bela Lugosi; Huntz Hall (cameo); Leo Gorcey (cameo); Tor Johnson (cameo)
Synopsis
An account of actor Bela Lugosi's descent into typecasting and drug abuse.
Reprints
Keywords
actors; drugs; movies

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Sam DeGroot, the World's Only Private Detective in an Iron Lung Machine / 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
Ring, ring, ring!!!
Genre
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters
Sam DeGroot; Mrs. Ludwig Van Buren
Synopsis
Sam, a detective in an iron lung machine, gets a call to visit Mrs. Ludwig Van Buren, wife of a billionaire, at the Seville Arms Hotel.
Keywords
detective; hotel; iron lung; taxi

Indexer Notes

Page 67. To be continued.

Match Made in Hell (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)
Pencils
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)
Inks
Mick Stevens (signed as M Stevens)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A towel rack, with towels marked "His" and "Its".
Keywords
towels

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Pantomime cartoon.

[Moth Balls] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman uses a magnifying glass to find moth "balls" [testicles].
Keywords
magnifying glass; moth balls

Indexer Notes

Page 72.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm not gonna try it ... You try it!
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Two drug addicts argue over who will inject first, then decide to have a third man go first so they can see what happens.
Keywords
drugs; heroin; TV commercial

Indexer Notes

Page 74. Cartoon is a parody of a 1970s TV commercial for Quaker Oats Life breakfast cereal.

[Car Falling Off Cliff Sign] (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A triangular highway sign of a car plummeting down a cliff.
Keywords
highway signs

Indexer Notes

Page 76. Cartoon is not signed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 0.5 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
All right, who's tonguing it?
Synopsis
A mother cat complains about her nursing kittens.
Keywords
cat; kittens

Indexer Notes

Page 78.

[Reindeer Tryouts Today] (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa looks for flying reindeer by having them jump off a cliff. Nobody's survived so far.
Keywords
Christmas; reindeer; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Page 80. Pantomime cartoon is signed, but signature is not legible.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Sorry, but we don't sell pictures of adolescent girls scantily dressed in tight underwear. I suggest you look in the Sears catalog."]
  2. 2. ["Well, thanks for the lovely evening."]
    Photo Phunnies
  3. 3. [Labeled Bath Towels]
  4. 4. [Fun House Dungeon]
  5. 5. ["I am not stealing rotten fruit. That's my colostomy bag."]
  6. 6. Soviet Sex
  7. 7. ["Pssst. Hey you! Come over here--"]
    Photo Phunnies
  8. 8. ["I figure we're about even. He gave me AIDS and I gave him anthrax."]
  9. 9. ["Hopefully you won't have anything to worry about tonight. Robert's mother made him jerk off twice before he left the house."]
  10. 10. [Sidetracked]
  11. 11. Sex and Love
  12. 12. ["At least from me you can't get AIDS. Just splinters."]
  13. 13. ["Oliver discovers he's a member of Whackoland's working class..."]
    Oliver in Whackoland
  14. 14. ["Pepsi! What happened to your hair?"]
    Trots and Bonnie
  15. 15. ["It's Parents' Day at school..."]
    The Appletons
  16. 16. ["I Return from work about this time each day (6:30 P.M.)."]
    Now It Can Be Told
  17. 17. ["Fathoms below the surface of Lake Erie..."]
    Politenessman
  18. 18. ["Thanks for agreeing to watch our kids, Mr. Vengeance."]
    Mr. Vengeance
  19. 19. Bela Lugosi's Scariest Role
  20. 20. ["Ring, ring, ring!!!"]
    Sam DeGroot, the World's Only Private Detective in an Iron Lung Machine
  21. 21. Match Made in Hell
  22. 22. [Moth Balls]
  23. 23. ["I'm not gonna try it ... You try it!"]
  24. 24. [Car Falling Off Cliff Sign]
  25. 25. ["All right, who's tonguing it?"]
  26. 26. [Reindeer Tryouts Today]
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