(March 1985)

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Price
2.50 USD
Pages
116
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
Matty Simmons (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

First issue without volume, number. The Best of 15 Years.

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 / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, that's the ticket, chief.
Synopsis
A man presides over a motley crew at a board meeting.

Indexer Notes

Reference to this 15th Anniversary issue.

[Typewriter Talk] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Synopsis
Two typewriters talk. A veteran tells a newcomer about the odd antics of writers at the Lampoon in the last 15 years.
Keywords
typewriters

Indexer Notes

Another reference to the 15th Anniversary issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We should get Big George something nice for the fifteenth anniversary.
Characters
George Agoglia (photo)
Synopsis
Staff members decide to give publisher George Agoglia a hooker to celebrate the 15th anniversary.
Keywords
anniversary; gift; prostitute

Indexer Notes

Yet another reference to the 15th Anniversary issue.

Sexy Cover Issue (Table of Contents: 4)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo); ? (art)
Inks
? (photo); ? (art)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Reprints
Keywords
duck

Indexer Notes

Cover of the first issue from April 1970.

Telling a Kid His Parents Are Dead (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Bluestone
Pencils
Shary Flenniken
Inks
Shary Flenniken
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Twelve cartoons about distracting a young boy before telling him his parents are dead.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; death; ice cream; roller coaster

Turtle Farms of South America (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
South American turtle farmers are abusing rabbits when harvesting their turtles.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?
Keywords
rabbits.; South America; turtles

S. Gross: A Retrospective (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? (intro); Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (cartoons)
Pencils
Sam Gross [as S. Gross]
Inks
Sam Gross [as S. Gross]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A fake retrospective of 12 Gross cartoons supposed published in various magazines going back to 1929.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?
Keywords
bar; Crucifixion; iron lung; model railroad; organ grinder; wolf

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

Foto Funnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Fartman
Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Fartman
Synopsis
A man has superpowers from his farts, but is too embarrassed to use them.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?

World Night Court (Table of Contents: 9)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Countries of the world bring their problems to the World Court, where their representatives behave in less than formal fashion.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?

Indexer Notes

The title is a takeoff on the TV series "Night Court."

[Meeting of the Drunks] (Table of Contents: 10)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Dorothy Parker; Li Po; Winston Churchill
Synopsis
A talk show brings together three famous persons, who were also heavy drinkers.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?
Keywords
drinking; talk show

[Jane Curtin and Mary Tyler Moore Take Off Their Clothes] (Table of Contents: 11)

Foto Funnies / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
An airport x-ray scanner fogs a photographer's film, so all the panels are solid black with just word balloons.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?
Keywords
airport; film; x-ray

The Origin of Politenessman (Table of Contents: 12)

Politenessman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Barrett
Pencils
Ron Barrett
Inks
Ron Barrett
Colors
?
Letters
Ron Barrett

Characters
Politenessman [Barton Krude]; Matt Krude; Emma Krude
Synopsis
A vulgar young boy becomes an expert in etiquette when a box of radioactive hankies falls on his head.
Reprints
  • from National Lampoon Magazine #?
Keywords
charm school; etiquette; radioactive; rudeness; truck
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Yeah, that's the ticket, chief."]
  2. 2. [Typewriter Talk]
    Photo Phunnies
  3. 3. ["We should get Big George something nice for the fifteenth anniversary."]
    Photo Phunnies
  4. 4. Sexy Cover Issue
  5. 5. Telling a Kid His Parents Are Dead
  6. 6. Turtle Farms of South America
  7. 7. S. Gross: A Retrospective
  8. 8. ["I'm Fartman"]
    Foto Funnies
  9. 9. World Night Court
  10. 10. [Meeting of the Drunks]
  11. 11. [Jane Curtin and Mary Tyler Moore Take Off Their Clothes]
    Foto Funnies
  12. 12. The Origin of Politenessman
    Politenessman
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