(April 1985)

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Price
2.00 USD
Pages
92
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
Marty SImmons (editor-in-chief)
Color
color cover; black and white and color interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy; newsprint; other paper stock (varies in each issue)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was-ongoing

Issue Notes

The Best from Europe.


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)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, I'm a Polish prostitute.
Synopsis
A Polish prostitute pays her customers, instead of getting paid.
Keywords
adult; prostitute

[Nude Performance Artist] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Synopsis
A nude female performance artist does impersonations of Hitler, Mussolini, Churchill, and Irving Kaufman.
Keywords
adult; nude; performance art

[Hunchbacks as Camel] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred (signed)
Pencils
Fred (signed)
Inks
Fred (signed)
Colors
Fred ?

Synopsis
Two hunchbacks dress in a camel costume, with their hunchbacks forming the camel's humps.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
camel; hunchback

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Lucky Day for a Lucky Guy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Philippe Foerster [as Foerster] (signed); ? (translation)
Pencils
Philippe Foerster [as Foerster] (signed)
Inks
Philippe Foerster [as Foerster] (signed)
Letters
?

Characters
Leon Frenchfry
Synopsis
A man continually has bad things happen to him all his life.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
amputee; disfigurement; explosion

The Sales Director (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kamagurka; ? (translation)
Pencils
Kamagurka
Inks
Kamagurka
Letters
?

Synopsis
A boss beats up a sales director, who is giving a status report.
Reprints
  • from ? (France, 1982)

[German Shepherds with Rifles] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Wilhelm (signed)
Pencils
Wilhelm (signed)
Inks
Wilhelm (signed)
Colors
?

Synopsis
German shepherd dogs with rifles strapped to their backs ambush trucks.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
dogs; war

[The Decoy] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Wilhelm (signed)
Pencils
Wilhelm (signed)
Inks
Wilhelm (signed)
Colors
?

Synopsis
A soldier with a machine gun uses a nude woman to draw men into a trap.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
decoy; machine gun; war

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Hoviv Cartoons] (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hoviv (signed)
Pencils
Hoviv (signed)
Inks
Hoviv (signed)

Synopsis
Four cartoons: A man on a flying carpet flashes an airliner. A nude man on a beach covers himself when an airplane passes over. A airplane has oars sticking out the windows and is being rowed across an ocean. Men on an airplane check out a stewardess's butt, while she thinks they are all pigs.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)

Indexer Notes

All pantomime cartoons.

[Nasal Acrobats] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred (signed)
Pencils
Fred (signed)
Inks
Fred (signed)
Colors
Fred ?

Synopsis
An acrobat holds another in the air by sticking his finger up his nose.
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
acrobats; nose

[Amputee Trapeze Artists] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred
Pencils
Fred
Inks
Fred
Colors
Fred ?

Synopsis
Amputee trapeze artists. One man has hooks instead of hands, the other has rings instead of hands (in order to catch the hooks.)
Reprints
  • from ? (France)
Keywords
amputees; circus; trapeze

Indexer Notes

Two-page spread.

Norwegian Woof (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Morten M. Kristiansen
Pencils
Morten M. Kristiansen
Inks
Morten M. Kristiansen

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Fourteen variations on the RCA advertising symbol "His Master's Voice." (dog listening to phonograph)
Reprints
  • from ? (Norway)
Keywords
dog; phonograph

Indexer Notes

Not known if these originally appeared separately or as part of a feature.

[Little Red Riding Hood with Bodyguards] (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Quino (signed)
Pencils
Quino (signed)
Inks
Quino (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Little Red Riding Hood
Synopsis
Red Riding Hood has a squad of bodyguards to protect her from the wolf.
Reprints
  • from ? (Spain)
Keywords
fairy tale; wolf

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon.

[Pigeons on Statue] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Quino (signed)
Pencils
Quino (signed)
Inks
Quino (signed)

Synopsis
Townspeople unveil a statue, which was sculpted to include pigeons already sitting on it.
Reprints
  • from ? (Spain)
Keywords
pigeons; statue

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Janitor's Hall of Fame] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Quino (signed)
Pencils
Quino (signed)
Inks
Quino (signed)

Synopsis
After cleaning the boardroom with large paintings of former leaders, the janitor goes to his supply room, which features large paintings of former janitors.
Reprints
  • from ? (Spain)
Keywords
boardroom; janitor; paintings

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Checking His Fig Leaf] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Quino (signed)
Pencils
Quino (signed)
Inks
Quino (signed)

Synopsis
At a formal affair, a man checks his clothing (a fig leaf) at the coat check.
Reprints
  • from ? (Spain)
Keywords
coat check; fig leaf

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Zombie Night (Table of Contents: 16)

Squeak the Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Massimo Mattioli
Pencils
Massimo Mattioli
Inks
Massimo Mattioli
Colors
Massimo Mattioli ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Synopsis
A cat uses a variety of violent methods to fight off zombies.
Reprints
  • from ? (Italy)
Keywords
violence; zombies

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Miracle in Holland (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Theo van den Boogaard; ? (translation)
Pencils
Wim T. Schippers
Inks
Wim T. Schippers
Letters
?

Synopsis
A man interrupts a burial and opens the casket to find it occupant is still alive.
Reprints
  • from ? (Netherlands)
Keywords
burial; Holland; priest

[Meager Dinner] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julek Kedzirski
Pencils
Julek Kedzirski
Inks
Julek Kedzirski
Colors
Julek Kedzirski ?

Synopsis
A man looks at his unappetizing canned food, which is served on a tablecloth decorated with pictures of all kinds of delicious food.
Reprints
  • from ? (Poland)
Keywords
food; tablecloth

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon.

[The Executive's Chair] (Table of Contents: 19)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julek Kedzirski
Pencils
Julek Kedzirski
Inks
Julek Kedzirski
Colors
Julek Kedzirski ?

Synopsis
An executive's chair has a flush toilet tank hanging on the wall behind it.
Reprints
  • from ? (Poland)
Keywords
chair; flush toilet

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon.

[Petricic Cartoons] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dusan Petricic
Pencils
Dusan Petricic
Inks
Dusan Petricic

Synopsis
Four cartoons: A captain stands on a dock while his ship sinks in front of him. A man wants to take a boulder on an elevator. A salesman shows a customer how a suit looks with a knife in the back. A man points something out to a boy; but the man's beard covers the boy's face.
Reprints
  • from ? (Yugoslavia)
Keywords
beard; elevator; knife; ship

[Swearing Off TV] (Table of Contents: 21)

Calculus Cat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Hunt Emerson (signed)
Pencils
Hunt Emerson (signed)
Inks
Hunt Emerson (signed)
Letters
Hunt Emerson (signed)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Calculus Cat
Synopsis
Calculus Cat tries to spend an evening without watching television.
Reprints
  • from Knockabout #?
Keywords
television
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Hi, I'm a Polish prostitute."]
    Photo Phunnies
  2. 2. [Nude Performance Artist]
    Photo Phunnies
  3. 3. [Hunchbacks as Camel]
  4. 4. Lucky Day for a Lucky Guy
  5. 5. The Sales Director
  6. 6. [German Shepherds with Rifles]
  7. 7. [The Decoy]
  8. 8. [Hoviv Cartoons]
  9. 9. [Nasal Acrobats]
  10. 10. [Amputee Trapeze Artists]
  11. 11. Norwegian Woof
  12. 12. [Little Red Riding Hood with Bodyguards]
  13. 13. [Pigeons on Statue]
  14. 14. [Janitor's Hall of Fame]
  15. 15. [Checking His Fig Leaf]
  16. 16. Zombie Night
    Squeak the Mouse
  17. 17. Miracle in Holland
  18. 18. [Meager Dinner]
  19. 19. [The Executive's Chair]
  20. 20. [Petricic Cartoons]
  21. 21. [Swearing Off TV]
    Calculus Cat
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