(1973)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD
Pages
156
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon Magazine
Editing
Michael O'Donoghue
Dimensions
8.25" x 10.875"
Paper Stock
heavy cover stock; various interior paper stock
Binding
perfect bound

[Fate] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Berni Wrightson [as Wrightson 73] (signed)
Inks
Berni Wrightson [as Wrightson 73] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Fate
Keywords
scales

[A was an author who went for a walk] (Table of Contents: 1)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 2. Part 1 of 26.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters
M. K. Brown (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And remember, if anyone asks say you are an acorn
Keywords
aliens

Indexer Notes

Page 2.

All-Consuming Passion (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Keywords
monster

Indexer Notes

Page 3.

[B was a bore who engaged him in talk] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 6. Part 2 of 26.

Gondolier: Butte, Montana (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Indexer Notes

Page 6.

Plate 1: Birds of Israel (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Meyerowitz
Pencils
Rick Meyerowitz
Inks
Rick Meyerowitz
Colors
Rick Meyerowitz
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Eight birds with enormous beaks as parodies of various Jewish stereotypes.
Keywords
Israel

Indexer Notes

Page 18.

[C was a Canvass encrusted with dirt] (Table of Contents: 7)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 19. Part 3 of 26.

Computer-Printout Comics (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A five-panel strip, with the dialogue supposedly supplied by a computer typed printout.
Keywords
computer

Indexer Notes

Page 19.

Contents (Table of Contents: 9)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and credits. On page 22, where "contents" falls in alphabetical order.

[D was a Dog who appeared to be hurt] (Table of Contents: 10)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Keywords
dog

Indexer Notes

Page 25. Part 4 of 26.

Other Properties of Women (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Four cartoons with nude women displaying loyalty, simplicity, agility, and playfulness in absurd fashion.

Indexer Notes

Page 30.

Passport to Deprivation (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Glashan
Pencils
John Glashan
Inks
John Glashan
Colors
John Glashan
Letters
John Glashan

Synopsis
A man looking for a place to sleep is given an address by a seaman.

Swamp Sluts (Table of Contents: 13)

Droll Comics / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Brian McConnachie
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Strange happenings inside a house are obscured by a number of outside objects, like trucks, owls, snow, etc.

Indexer Notes

Pages 33-40.

Deco Desperados (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
P. J. O'Rourke
Pencils
Alan Kupperburg; Alan Rose; Randy Burman
Inks
Alan Kupperburg; Alan Rose; Randy Burman
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; satire-parody
Synopsis
A crime story told in Art-Deco style.
Keywords
Art Deco

Indexer Notes

Pages 42-47. Panel borders and lines between tiers of panels are printed in silver ink.

[E an Egyptian with things from a tomb] (Table of Contents: 15)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Egypt

Indexer Notes

Page 50. Part 5 of 26.

The Enclopedia Salesman (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Pencils
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Inks
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Letters
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)

Synopsis
An encyclopedia salesman tries to make a sale to an ignorant housewife.
Keywords
encyclopedia

Indexer Notes

Page 50

[F was a Fire in a top story room] (Table of Contents: 17)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 51. Part 6 of 26.

Foldout Comics (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A two-dimensional look at a comic with folded panels.

Indexer Notes

Page 51.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters
M. K. Brown (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say, would you mind passing the ssss..
Synopsis
A man with a severe stammer can't say "salt."

Indexer Notes

Page 52.

Mercury Messenger of God (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Pencils
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Inks
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]
Letters
M. K. Brown [as Mary Kay Brown]

Genre
religious; satire-parody
Characters
Mercury; Ramona (dog); God
Synopsis
Mercury gets a summons to see God, who has assumed the form of a giant princess phone.

Indexer Notes

Pages 53-54.

[G was the Glove that he dropped without thinking] (Table of Contents: 21)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 60. Part 7 of 26.

[I was talking to the duck!!!] (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)

Genre
religious; satire-parody
Characters
God; Moses
Synopsis
God jokes with Moses after giving him the Ten Commandments.

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

God (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre
religious; satire-parody
Characters
God
Synopsis
God depicted as a housewife creating life from a bottle.

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

Glacial Calamity (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Bluestone
Pencils
M. K. Brown
Inks
M. K. Brown
Letters
M. K. Brown

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A polar bear swims from the South Pole to the North Pole and causes all the polar bears to become magnetized.

Indexer Notes

Page 61.

[H was a House whose foundations were sinking] (Table of Contents: 25)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 63. Part 8 of 26.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Pencils
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Inks
Brian McConnachie (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ok, Schafer, get up here and tell the class what's wrong?
Synopsis
Three men are hanged improperly and a student has to say what's wrong.

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

[Honk! Honk! Why it's "Wobbles," the Goose!] (Table of Contents: 27)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A tiny man dressed as a goose looks up a girl's skirt as she is feeding the other geese.

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

[I was an Infant that clung to his sleeve] (Table of Contents: 28)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 66. Part 9 of 26.

[Italian, Fluent] (Table of Contents: 29)

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Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A beggar sings in Italian while playing an acordian, while a giant cat peers around the corner.

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

[J was the Jam he gave it to leave] (Table of Contents: 30)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 67. Part 10 of 26.

Etiquotte #29 - Addressing a Lady (Table of Contents: 31)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Synopsis
A man writes a mailing address on the stomach of a nude woman.

Indexer Notes

Page 67.

[K was a Keepsake picked up from the gutter] (Table of Contents: 32)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Part 11 of 26.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Pencils
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Inks
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)
Letters
Trina Robbins [as Trina] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They called me Kissless Katy until...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Rosie the Riveter
Synopsis
A woman war worker gets a boost when Rosie gives her a pick-me-up--cocaine.
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Page 68. Parody of Sunday comics newspaper ads from the 1940s.

[L was a Lady who peered through a shutter] (Table of Contents: 34)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 81. Part 11 of 26.

Rodriguez Takes a Look at the Circus (Table of Contents: 35)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Pencils
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Inks
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]
Letters
Charles Rodriguez [as Rodriguez]

Synopsis
Seven strange cartoons about the circus.
Keywords
circus

Indexer Notes

Pages 93-94.

The Lost Lions (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Characters
Hamish
Synopsis
A man goes on to an eventful life after he opens the wrong envelope.

Indexer Notes

Pages 100-102.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now here's the news from Radio Free Poland...
Synopsis
A man reading clay tablets and talking into a tin can-telephone.

Indexer Notes

Page 107.

[M was a Muffin he bought from a tray] (Table of Contents: 38)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 108. Part 13 of 26.

Möbius Strip Comics (Table of Contents: 39)

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Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky] (signed)

Synopsis
A two-dimensional drawing of what a Möbieus Strip with comics would look like.

Indexer Notes

Page 108.

Cowgirls at War (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael O'Donoghue
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; war
Synopsis
Cowgirls besieged by Nazis engage in bondage during the lulls in the action.
Reprints
Keywords
adult; bondage; cowgirls; lesbians; Nazis

Indexer Notes

A cover, faux promo, and a nine page story. Pages 111-121

Life Cycle of the Hot Dog (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 0.875 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Synopsis
Hot dogs treated as though they had a life-cycle like salmon.

Indexer Notes

Six panels. Page 122.

Endings (Table of Contents: 42)

Mule's Diner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Mack
Pencils
Stan Mack
Inks
Stan Mack
Colors
Stan Mack
Letters
Stan Mack

Characters
Sven Smokehouse; Ewart Smokehouse; Ebert Smokehouse
Synopsis
Three generations of the fathers in a family, with the third becoming horribly afraid of breaking wind.

Indexer Notes

Pages 123-126.

[N was a Notice that caused him dismay] (Table of Contents: 43)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 127. Part 14 of 26.

Nose Porn (Table of Contents: 44)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Pornography focusing on noses.
Keywords
adult

Indexer Notes

Page 128.

[O was an Opening left in a wall] (Table of Contents: 45)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 129. Part 15 of 26.

The Old Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 46)

cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A drawing that can be viewed right-side up or upside down, each with a non-sequitur word balloon.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

Origami Comics (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis
Three panels. In the last the first panel is folded into the shape of a paper airplane.

Indexer Notes

Page 129.

[P was a Place he did not know at all] (Table of Contents: 48)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 130. Part 16 of 26.

Practical Joke (Table of Contents: 49)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A ribald variation on the "water squirting from a flower" gag.

Indexer Notes

Page 130.

Printer's Strike Comics (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis
An "farmer's daughter" story that is left unfinished by a printer's (typesetter's) strike.

Indexer Notes

Page 130.

Heading for Trouble (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Brian McConnachie
Pencils
Francis Hollidge
Inks
Francis Hollidge
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Speedy Alka-Seltzer (costume); Poppin' Fresh (costume); Mr. Peanut (costume)
Synopsis
Three men do a variety of unsafe acts while driving.
Keywords
driving

Indexer Notes

Page 131-134. A parody of a safe-driving film.

[Q was the Question he asked of a stranger] (Table of Contents: 52)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 135. Part 17 of 26.

Queer Kliban Cartoons So Listed as to Pad Out the Letter Q (Table of Contents: 53)

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Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Synopsis
Three cartoons: Grandmother eating porcupines; Clare's harness; and heads in the garden.
Keywords
garden; porcupines

Indexer Notes

Page 135.

[R the Reply his life was in danger] (Table of Contents: 54)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 136. Part 18 of 26.

Roo, The Old Switcher- (Table of Contents: 55)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A figure that can be viewed right-side up or upside-down, with a circular word balloon containing a non-sequitur sentence.

Indexer Notes

Page 136. Same drawing as Sequence 46, but larger and at a different angle.

Porcupine Joke (Table of Contents: 56)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Synopsis
A porcupine tells the old "I just flew in from the coast" joke.

Indexer Notes

Page 136.

The Adventures of Timmy Taylor in Titland! (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Pencils
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Inks
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]
Letters
Ed Subitzky [as E. Subitzky]

Synopsis
Timmy dreams he wakes up in a world where all the objects have breasts.

Indexer Notes

Page 138.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Inks
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure he may be a flasher, but he's also a national hero
Synopsis
A ribald variation on the "Dutch boy and the dike" gag.

Indexer Notes

Page 139.

[S was the Sun which went under a cloud] (Table of Contents: 59)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 142. Part 18 of 26.

"Oh, oh! At it again..." (Table of Contents: 60)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Pencils
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Inks
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Colors
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)
Letters
Rick Meyerwitz (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Martha Mitchell; John Mitchell
Synopsis
A parody of Attorney General John Mitchell's wife's late-night phone calls to reporters.
Keywords
politics

Indexer Notes

Page 142.

The Sad Pony (Table of Contents: 61)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. K. Brown (signed)
Pencils
M. K. Brown (signed)
Inks
M. K. Brown (signed)
Letters
M. K. Brown (signed)

Genre
animal; satire-parody
Synopsis
A sad pony overeats until he meets a little boy.

Indexer Notes

Pages 143-144.

[T was a Thunderclap horribly loud] (Table of Contents: 62)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 145. Part 20 of 26.

[U was the Urn dislodged from the sky] (Table of Contents: 63)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 146. Part 21 of 26.

Unwholesome Cartoon (Table of Contents: 64)

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Script
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)
Pencils
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)
Inks
Larry Schoellkopf (signed)

Synopsis
A small boy is tied to the stump of a man's leg in place of a peg.

Indexer Notes

Page 146.

[V was its Victim who cried out "But why?"] (Table of Contents: 65)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 147. Part 23 of 26.

Midget Vampire, Alton, Illinois (Table of Contents: 66)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Synopsis
A midget vampire bites his victims on the knees.

Indexer Notes

Page 147.

[W was the Wagon in which his life ended] (Table of Contents: 67)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

[Wolves] (Table of Contents: 68)

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Script
B. Kliban (signed)
Pencils
B. Kliban (signed)
Inks
B. Kliban (signed)
Letters
B. Kliban (signed)

Synopsis
A shepherd yells "Wolf! Wolf!" even though the wolves are clearly disinterested in his flock.

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

Wooden Legs (Table of Contents: 69)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Pencils
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Inks
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)
Letters
John Caldwell [as Caldwell] (signed)

Synopsis
A pirate has four wooden legs, like a table.

Indexer Notes

Page 148.

[X was the Exequies sparsely attended] (Table of Contents: 70)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 24 of 26.

[Y was the Yew beneath which he was laid] (Table of Contents: 71)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 25 of 26.

Yet Another Old Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 72)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A drawing that can be viewed right-side up or upside down, each with a non-sequitur word balloon.

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Same drawing as Seq. 46, different word balloons.

[Z was the Zither he left to the maid] (Table of Contents: 73)

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet / cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Edward Gorey
Pencils
Edward Gorey
Inks
Edward Gorey
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page 149. Part 26 of 26.

Lizard Zen (Table of Contents: 74)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Pencils
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Inks
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)
Letters
Vaughn Bodé [as Bodé] (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Twenty-six cartoons of lizards doing various things.

Indexer Notes

Pages 150-152.

[Sexy Drawings] (Table of Contents: 75)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Frazetta [as Frazetta] (signed)
Inks
Frank Frazetta [as Frazetta] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A scantily-clad woman uses a knife to fight off a primitive man.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Fate]
  2. 1. [A was an author who went for a walk]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  3. 2. ["And remember, if anyone asks say you are an acorn"]
  4. 3. All-Consuming Passion
  5. 4. [B was a bore who engaged him in talk]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  6. 5. Gondolier: Butte, Montana
  7. 6. Plate 1: Birds of Israel
  8. 7. [C was a Canvass encrusted with dirt]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  9. 8. Computer-Printout Comics
  10. 9. Contents
  11. 10. [D was a Dog who appeared to be hurt]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  12. 11. Other Properties of Women
  13. 12. Passport to Deprivation
  14. 13. Swamp Sluts
    Droll Comics
  15. 14. Deco Desperados
  16. 15. [E an Egyptian with things from a tomb]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  17. 16. The Enclopedia Salesman
  18. 17. [F was a Fire in a top story room]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  19. 18. Foldout Comics
  20. 19. ["I say, would you mind passing the ssss.."]
  21. 20. Mercury Messenger of God
  22. 21. [G was the Glove that he dropped without thinking]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  23. 22. [I was talking to the duck!!!]
  24. 23. God
  25. 24. Glacial Calamity
  26. 25. [H was a House whose foundations were sinking]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  27. 26. ["Ok, Schafer, get up here and tell the class what's wrong?"]
  28. 27. [Honk! Honk! Why it's "Wobbles," the Goose!]
  29. 28. [I was an Infant that clung to his sleeve]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  30. 29. [Italian, Fluent]
  31. 30. [J was the Jam he gave it to leave]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  32. 31. Etiquotte #29 - Addressing a Lady
  33. 32. [K was a Keepsake picked up from the gutter]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  34. 33. ["They called me Kissless Katy until..."]
  35. 34. [L was a Lady who peered through a shutter]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  36. 35. Rodriguez Takes a Look at the Circus
  37. 36. The Lost Lions
  38. 37. ["And now here's the news from Radio Free Poland..."]
  39. 38. [M was a Muffin he bought from a tray]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  40. 39. Möbius Strip Comics
  41. 40. Cowgirls at War
  42. 41. Life Cycle of the Hot Dog
  43. 42. Endings
    Mule's Diner
  44. 43. [N was a Notice that caused him dismay]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  45. 44. Nose Porn
  46. 45. [O was an Opening left in a wall]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  47. 46. The Old Switcheroo
  48. 47. Origami Comics
  49. 48. [P was a Place he did not know at all]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  50. 49. Practical Joke
  51. 50. Printer's Strike Comics
  52. 51. Heading for Trouble
  53. 52. [Q was the Question he asked of a stranger]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  54. 53. Queer Kliban Cartoons So Listed as to Pad Out the Letter Q
  55. 54. [R the Reply his life was in danger]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  56. 55. Roo, The Old Switcher-
  57. 56. Porcupine Joke
  58. 57. The Adventures of Timmy Taylor in Titland!
  59. 58. ["Sure he may be a flasher, but he's also a national hero"]
  60. 59. [S was the Sun which went under a cloud]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  61. 60. "Oh, oh! At it again..."
  62. 61. The Sad Pony
  63. 62. [T was a Thunderclap horribly loud]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  64. 63. [U was the Urn dislodged from the sky]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  65. 64. Unwholesome Cartoon
  66. 65. [V was its Victim who cried out "But why?"]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  67. 66. Midget Vampire, Alton, Illinois
  68. 67. [W was the Wagon in which his life ended]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  69. 68. [Wolves]
  70. 69. Wooden Legs
  71. 70. [X was the Exequies sparsely attended]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  72. 71. [Y was the Yew beneath which he was laid]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  73. 72. Yet Another Old Switcheroo
  74. 73. [Z was the Zither he left to the maid]
    Chinese Obelisk Alphabet
  75. 74. Lizard Zen
  76. 75. [Sexy Drawings]
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