(March 1975)

Lopez, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
80
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Histrionic Publications
Brand
A Lopez Publication
Editing
Dennis H. Lopez (credited) (editor); Barry H. Lopez (credited) (contributing editor); Joachim Themal (credited) (contributing editor); Mary Skrenes (credited) (contributing editor); G. Ross (credited) (contributing editor)

Le Petomane, Pfart King! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rafael DeSoto (painting)
Inks
Rafael DeSoto (painting)
Colors
Rafael DeSoto (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Le Petomane
Keywords
Moulin Rouge

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents [Apple Pie Vol. 1 No. 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various thumbnails
Inks
various thumbnails
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents and credits.

Home Plate (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Dennis H. Lopez (credited as D. H.L.); Tom Hachtman (signed as T. HAC); ? (cartoons)
Pencils
Tom Hachtman (signed as T. HAC); ? (cartoons)
Inks
Tom Hachtman (signed as T. HAC); ? (cartoons)
Letters
Tom Hachtman (signed as T. HAC); typeset; ? (cartoons)

Characters
Gerald Ford (cameo); Richard M. Nixon (cameo)
Keywords
elevator; roller derby

Indexer Notes

Editorial with three cartoons by three different artists.
Indicia.

An Amazing Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Speaking Frankly with Dr. Guy Atwell (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Lester Nafzger
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dr. Guy Atwell

Indexer Notes

Satire of medical advice columns.
Split between pages 6 and 55.

Rumors (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fake news articles.

Existential Follies: Sartre’s Cartel of Woe (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joachim Themal
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Manhattan Madness (Table of Contents: 8)

City Slicker Bob / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Burwen (signed as GAIL BURWEN)
Pencils
Gail Burwen (signed as GAIL BURWEN)
Inks
Gail Burwen (signed as GAIL BURWEN)
Letters
Gail Burwen

Genre
humor
Characters
City Slicker Bob; Fred Astaire; Pro Junior; Wonder Woman (cameo); Betty Boop (cameo)
Synopsis
City Slicker Bob and Fred Astaire put on a musical in New York City.
Keywords
dance; musical; New York City

Indexer Notes

Fred Astaire figures are cut-outs from movie stills.

Th' Poetry of Nature (Table of Contents: 9)

Ezekiel Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ted Richards (signed as Ted Richards)
Pencils
Ted Richards (signed as Ted Richards)
Inks
Ted Richards (signed as Ted Richards)
Letters
Ted Richards (signed as Ted Richards)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To stand here, being one amongst all...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ezekiel Wolf; The Three Pigs
Synopsis
The pigs leave the swimming pond when the wolves jump in.
Keywords
swimming

Rowdy Noody in Duluth, Minnesota (Table of Contents: 10)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Pencils
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Inks
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Letters
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What th' hell? Why not go bowling, hey?!
Genre
humor
Characters
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis
Rowdy rolls a bowling ball down a hill in Duluth.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling; Duluth

Rocketman's Warning to Kids (Table of Contents: 11)

Rocketman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Pencils
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Inks
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Letters
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whadaya think? Let's do it!
Genre
humor; children; superhero
Characters
Rocketman
Keywords
flying

My Love Secret Confession (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Skrenes (credited); Dennis H. Lopez (credited as Dennis Lopez)
Pencils
?; ? (photos)
Inks
?; ? (photos)
Colors
?; ? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of “True Confessions”-type magazine.

Andy Warhol’s Unfinished Symphony. (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gone with the Wind (Table of Contents: 14)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis H. Lopez (credited as Dennis Lopez)
Pencils
Vince Aiosa (credited) (photos)
Inks
Vince Aiosa (credited) (photos)
Colors
Tom Hachtman (credited) (tinting)
Letters
Babi Jeri (credited); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Marquis De Dacquiri, sidewalk theologian, encounters...
Genre
humor; erotica
Characters
Marquis De Dacquiri; Lady Farthingale

The Invasion of the Windsuckers from Beyond the Stars (Table of Contents: 15)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Skurski
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the reeking depths of space came the...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Fanny Dorsal
Synopsis
A woman reporter finds the weaknesses of invading aliens.
Keywords
aliens

Indexer Notes

Panels are photo-collages.

Groupie-Doo (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Swain (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed as Stan G.)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed as Stan G.)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, wow! I thought you were Mik Jugger, the big rock star!
Genre
satire-parody; teen
Characters
Penny; Vanessa; Jackie; Mik Jugger
Synopsis
Three groupies scheme to meet Mik Jugger and the Rolling Bones, but get tricked into a bad situation.
Keywords
groupies; rock stars

Indexer Notes

Parody of an Archie comic with cover, typical mail order ads and six-page color story. Mik Jugger and the Rolling Bones is a parody of Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones.

Saturday Caper (Table of Contents: 17)

Rowdy Noody / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Pencils
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Inks
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)
Colors
?
Letters
Justin Green (signed as Justin Green)

Genre
humor
Characters
Rowdy Noody
Synopsis
Rowdy steals items from a Goodwill drop box.
Keywords
glue sniffing; Goodwill

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (Table of Contents: 18)

Real Dream / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Spiegelman (signed as Art Spiegelman)
Pencils
Art Spiegelman (signed as Art Spiegelman)
Inks
Art Spiegelman (signed as Art Spiegelman)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Spiegelman (signed as Art Spiegelman)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So there's this homosexual shoestore...
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A dream about a man and woman trying to rent a room in a homosexual shoe store.
Keywords
dream; homosexual; shoes

They Laughed When I Sat Down to Remove My Gall Bladder! (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 6.33 pages (report information)

Script
Matthew Frankel (credited)
Pencils
Sal Barracca (credited); Steve Cook (credited)
Inks
Sal Barracca (credited); Steve Cook (credited)
Colors
Sal Barracca (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Medical article parody.

Le Petomane (Table of Contents: 20)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Sullivan (credited as Mike Sullivan); Nano Riley (credited); Peter Bramley (credited as P. Bramley); Cloud Studios (credited)
Pencils
Michael Sullivan (credited as Mike Sullivan) (photos); Nano Riley (credited) (photos); Peter Bramley (credited as P. Bramley) (photos); Cloud Studios (credited) (photos)
Inks
Michael Sullivan (credited as Mike Sullivan) (photos); Nano Riley (credited) (photos); Peter Bramley (credited as P. Bramley) (photos); Cloud Studios (credited) (photos)
Colors
Michael Sullivan (credited as Mike Sullivan); Nano Riley (credited); Peter Bramley (credited as P. Bramley); Cloud Studios (credited)
Letters
Michael Sullivan (credited as Mike Sullivan); Nano Riley (credited); Peter Bramley (credited as P. Bramley); Cloud Studios (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1870, Marseilles... after bathing, young Joseph...
Genre
humor
Characters
Le Petomane
Synopsis
In the late 19th Century, Le Petomane becomes a sensation at the Moulin Rouge in Paris because of his talents passing gas.
Keywords
19th Century; Moulin Rogue; Paris

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Maurice (signed as Maurice)
Pencils
Maurice (signed as Maurice)
Inks
Maurice (signed as Maurice)
Letters
Maurice (signed as Maurice)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, the way I see it...
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
hamburger

Indexer Notes

Cartoon on page 55.

Neke Carson's Message from the Arts (Table of Contents: 23)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Neke Carson (credited) (story)
Pencils
Neke Carson (credited) (photos)
Inks
Neke Carson (credited) (photos)

Synopsis
A man puts a marker in his anus and writes a message on a glass door.

Musical Fruit (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Pencils
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Inks
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Colors
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Letters
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zoot suit coot
Genre
humor
Characters
Snappy Sammy Smoot (cameo)
Synopsis
Panels with rhyming titles relating to passing gas.

Magazine Lover (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Pencils
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Inks
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)
Letters
Jerry Lane (signed as JERRY LANE)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I still remember my first glimpse...
Genre
humor; erotica
Synopsis
A man's obsession with a woman's photos in a men's magazine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Smacky Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ned Sonntag (signed as Ned Sonntag)
Pencils
Ned Sonntag (signed as Ned Sonntag)
Inks
Ned Sonntag (signed as Ned Sonntag)
Letters
Ned Sonntag (signed as Ned Sonntag)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Couple of rock stars, Doctor.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; humor
Characters
Smacky Duck; Mik Jugger; David Booey
Synopsis
Two rock stars make a "deposit" at a sperm bank.
Keywords
rock stars; sperm bank

Indexer Notes

Mik Jugger and David Booey are parodies of Mick Jagger and David Bowie.

Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo (Table of Contents: 27)

Bozo Rebebo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Pencils
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Inks
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)
Letters
Skip Williamson (signed as Skip Williamson)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bozo finds himself beset by foul temper...
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Bozo Rebebo; Neon Vincent (cameo)
Synopsis
Bozo's aggressive passing of gas destroys a movie theater.
Reprints
Keywords
movie theater

The Big Burn (Table of Contents: 28)

Dope Rider & Lee Van Cleef / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kirchner (signed as Kirchner)
Pencils
Paul Kirchner (signed as Kirchner)
Inks
Paul Kirchner (signed as Kirchner)
Letters
Paul Kirchner (signed as Kirchner)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm calling you a punk, Van Cleef.
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Lee Van Cleef; Dope Rider
Synopsis
Dope Rider and Lee Van Cleef have a showdown.
Reprints
Keywords
gunfight

Wham! Bam! Thank You, Sam!" (Table of Contents: 29)

Heather and Feather / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Lane (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Lane (credited)
Inks
Jerry Lane (credited)
Letters
Jerry Lane (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The food is very good Sam...
Genre
humor; romance
Characters
Sam; Heather
Synopsis
Sam has an unproductive New Year's Eve date.
Keywords
date; fraternity party; New Year's Eve

Allegro Con Brioche with Count von Counterpoint (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Chaykin (signed as Chaykin)
Inks
Alan Kupperberg (signed as Kupperberg)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Bach Cave-- where a local baron prepares...
Genre
satire-parody; war
Characters
Captain Cantana; Lady Modereto; Dartarie Pianissimo
Synopsis
A baron obsessed with classical music goes on a war against rock music by bombing a rock festival from an airplane.
Keywords
B-25 airplane; classical music; rock music

Indexer Notes

A broad parody of Batman. Signed "Chaykin & Kupperberg '74" so credits are uncertain.

Right Field (Table of Contents: 31)

Bathos Playhouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Justin Green (signed as Giustiano C. Verde)
Pencils
Justin Green (signed as Giustiano C. Verde)
Inks
Justin Green (signed as Giustiano C. Verde)
Letters
Justin Green (signed as Giustiano C. Verde)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An interesting, though irrelevant, side-lite to this...
Genre
humor; sports
Synopsis
A boy has a bad experience with youth baseball.
Reprints
Keywords
1955; baseball

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

Kapootie's Relieve It or Not! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Reese (signed as Reese)
Inks
Paul Kirchner (signed as Kirchner)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blasts from the past: Roosevelt blew it...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Winston Churchill (cameo); Josef Stalin (cameo); Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo); Jervis Smedlap; Flossie Glitz
Keywords
Yalta

Indexer Notes

A parody of Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Tha Sansui SR-212 (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Le Petomane, Pfart King!
  2. 1. ["You can’t expect great music unless you have great equipment."]
  3. 2. Contents [Apple Pie Vol. 1 No. 1]
  4. 3. Home Plate
  5. 4. An Amazing Subscription Offer!
  6. 5. Speaking Frankly with Dr. Guy Atwell
  7. 6. Rumors
  8. 7. Existential Follies: Sartre’s Cartel of Woe
  9. 8. Manhattan Madness
    City Slicker Bob
  10. 9. Th' Poetry of Nature
    Ezekiel Wolf
  11. 10. Rowdy Noody in Duluth, Minnesota
    Rowdy Noody
  12. 11. Rocketman's Warning to Kids
    Rocketman
  13. 12. My Love Secret Confession
  14. 13. Andy Warhol’s Unfinished Symphony.
  15. 14. Gone with the Wind
  16. 15. The Invasion of the Windsuckers from Beyond the Stars
  17. 16. Groupie-Doo
  18. 17. Saturday Caper
    Rowdy Noody
  19. 18. The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters
    Real Dream
  20. 19. They Laughed When I Sat Down to Remove My Gall Bladder!
  21. 20. Le Petomane
  22. 21. ["Full color iron-on transfers any 5 for $3.75"]
  23. 22. ["Well, the way I see it..."]
  24. 23. Neke Carson's Message from the Arts
  25. 24. Musical Fruit
  26. 25. Magazine Lover
  27. 26. ["Couple of rock stars, Doctor."]
    Smacky Duck
  28. 27. Flippy Skippy Presents the Thrilling Adventures of Bozo Rebebo
    Bozo Rebebo
  29. 28. The Big Burn
    Dope Rider & Lee Van Cleef
  30. 29. Wham! Bam! Thank You, Sam!"
    Heather and Feather
  31. 30. Allegro Con Brioche with Count von Counterpoint
  32. 31. Right Field
    Bathos Playhouse
  33. 32. ["Blasts from the past: Roosevelt blew it..."]
    Kapootie's Relieve It or Not!
  34. 33. Tha Sansui SR-212
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
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