(May 1985)

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Price
2.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
Matty 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

Celebrity Roast.


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.

The Jackson Fire (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Inks
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Colors
Don Ivan Punchatz (painting)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Michael Jackson

Indexer Notes

Cover refers to an incident in 1984 where Michael Jackson's hair was accidently set on fire while he was filming a Pepsi commercial.

The Return of the Kosher Butcher (Table of Contents: 2)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody; sports
Characters
Meshugga Ray Horowitz [The Kosher Butcher]; Rabbi Seltzer; Don King (cameo); Muhammad Ali (cameo); Hulk Hogan (cameo); George Foreman (cameo)
Synopsis
A washed-up Jewish fighter tries to get a match.
Keywords
boxing; Jewish

Dustbusters (Table of Contents: 3)

The O-Team Starring Mr. T / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Kisch
Pencils
Adam Kubert
Inks
Adam Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Adam Kubert

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mr. T; Truman Capote
Synopsis
Mr. T gets addicted to cocaine and has to go to rehab.
Keywords
cocaine; rehab

Indexer Notes

Color cover and seven page black and white story.

Rose, Rose, There She Goes...Into the Bushes to Take Off Her Clothes. (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Rose Ambrose
Synopsis
The story of a woman who uses her sexual charms to eventually become President of the United States.
Reprints
Keywords
assassination; president; senator; vice-president

Marnin and Morgan: A Romance the Media Missed (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Josh Alan Friedman
Pencils
Drew Friedman
Inks
Drew Friedman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Marnin Rosenberg; Morgan Fairchild
Synopsis
Actress Morgan Fairchild moves in when an average guy on Long Island advertises for a roommate.
Reprints
Keywords
actress; Great Neck; Long Island; roommate

The Rodrigues Celebrity Memorabilia Gallery (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Pencils
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Inks
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Letters
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)

Synopsis
Twelve cartoons involving unlikely items supposedly linked to celebrities.
Keywords
memorabilia

Richard Belzer's Celebrity Roast (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Richard Belzer (photos)
Synopsis
Richard Belzer does insult humor involving various celebrities.
Keywords
celebrity roast; comedian

Where Are They Now? (Table of Contents: 8)

Zippy's Celebrity Showcase / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Griffith
Pencils
Bill Griffith
Inks
Bill Griffith
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Griffith

Characters
Zippy the Pinhead; Mr. Toad; Luciano Pavarotti; Dolly Parton
Synopsis
Zippy mistakes ordinary people for celebrities and then doesn't recognize two real celebrities.
Reprints
Keywords
Hollywood Boulevard; video-camera
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. The Jackson Fire
  2. 2. The Return of the Kosher Butcher
  3. 3. Dustbusters
    The O-Team Starring Mr. T
  4. 4. Rose, Rose, There She Goes...Into the Bushes to Take Off Her Clothes.
  5. 5. Marnin and Morgan: A Romance the Media Missed
  6. 6. The Rodrigues Celebrity Memorabilia Gallery
  7. 7. Richard Belzer's Celebrity Roast
  8. 8. Where Are They Now?
    Zippy's Celebrity Showcase
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