(July 1971)

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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1971-06-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing
Douglas C. Kenney; Henry N. Beard (Executive Editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1971, page 255, registration number B674274.
All panel cartoons and comic-related material have been indexed.

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.

Pornography: Threat or Menace? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Hess (signed)
Inks
Dick Hess (signed)
Colors
Dick Hess (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
After reading "French Porno," a man attacks a woman and is arrested.
Reprints
Keywords
pornography

Indexer Notes

Front cover. Multi-panel sequence. Later printed as a poster with more elaborate title lettering and no Lampoon logo.

[Aerosol Genie] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Peter Porges [as Porges] (signed)
Inks
Paul Peter Porges [as Porges] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man sprays an aerosol can which forms a genie who sprays an aerosol can at him.
Keywords
aerosol can; genie

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 6.

[Frog Toilet] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
? [as Ken] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Ken] (signed)
Inks
? [as Ken] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A horse leaves a track of horseshoe marks, which look like toilet seats. A frog utilizes one of them.
Keywords
frog; horse; toilet

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 8.

[Lion Tamer Demise] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woodman [as Woodman] (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woodman [as Woodman] (signed)
Inks
Bill Woodman [as Woodman] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
After a lion eats a lion tamer, workmen push a coffin under the lion's rear.
Keywords
coffin; lion; lion tamer

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 14.

[Sam's Art Photos] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A parody of novelty photographs where a person sticks his head through a cutout of a painted figure. In this cartoon, the cutouts are placed for the sexual organs.
Keywords
photography

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 16. Signature is illegible.

Esprit de "Hard" Core (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Roth
Pencils
Arnold Roth
Inks
Arnold Roth
Colors
Arnold Roth
Letters
Arnold Roth; typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A whimsical look at the history and various forms of pornography.
Reprints
Keywords
adult book stores; Italy; Mafia; Pompeii; pornography; social value

Indexer Notes

Pages 19-22.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clear favorite, and the full moon comes out a fraction of a second late!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man turns into a werewolf, but too late to run in a greyhound race.
Keywords
greyhound racing; werewolf

Indexer Notes

Cartoon is signed, but is illegible. Page 26.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran [as Cochran!] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a terribly tacky uniform. You look like you've gained weight...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A sign says "Beware of Mean Dog." The dog indulges in catty comments about the mailman.
Keywords
dog; mailman

Indexer Notes

Page 27.

[Elephant Toilet] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
? [as S. Gross] (signed)
Pencils
? [as S. Gross] (signed)
Inks
? [as S. Gross] (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rajah in a howdah atop an elephant pulls a chain (for a toilet) and the sewage comes out of the elephant's trunk.
Keywords
elephant; howdah; toilet

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 28.

[Preferred Reading Material] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man and a woman are bored reading copies of National Lampoon. They toss the Lampoons and heartily enjoy reading a copy of Mad Magazine.
Keywords
Mad Magazine

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Page 29.

[TV Critic] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Brian Savage (signed)
Pencils
Brian Savage (signed)
Inks
Brian Savage (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
The Flying Nun
Synopsis
A man shows his displeasure with TV programming by dropping his trousers and flashing the TV screen.
Keywords
Flying Nun; television

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 35. The TV screen shows the title character of "The Flying Nun," which had been off the air for over a year when the magazine was printed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Breast Squeeze
Genre
humor
Characters
Michael O'Donoghue ?
Synopsis
A man and a woman sitting in chairs decide to be daring. After donning masks to cover their eyes, the man squeezes the woman's breast. Things then revert back to normal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Page 42.

The Two Paths (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mary; Mona
Synopsis
A tale of two women. The first page shows Mary living a respectable life, getting married, and having a family. Mona, on the other hand, is a party girl, with low morals. The twist comes on the second page, when Mary's husband, overwhelmed by the expense of a large family, turns to drink and Mary ends up homeless. Mona, on the other hand, signs a movie contract and becomes a famous star. The two women's paths cross in the final panel.
Reprints
Keywords
alcohol; morality; movie star

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story. Pages 45-46. Bottom third of each page. Two separate six-panel strips on each page, tied together by opening and closing panels.

The Strange Case of the Queen's Pupils (Table of Contents: 14)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles O'Hegarty; Michel Choquette
Pencils
Frank Springer (signed)
Inks
Frank Springer (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Professor Moriarty [as La-Oud-Phaat]; Prince Albert
Synopsis
Holmes and Watson investigate an outbreak of self-abuse among the pupils of St. Wankalot, which includes the royal prince.
Keywords
19th century; aphrodisiac; banana; barrel-organ; blind; boarding school; fez; monkey; organ-grinder

Indexer Notes

Pages 52-58. The story is written in the style of the classic Sherlock Holmes stories.

[Vile Smut] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother catches her son eating from a can labeled "Vile Smut."
Keywords
kitchen

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 62.

[Rhinoceros Clothesline] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A rhinoceros, dressed in bra, panties and high heels, uses her (?) horn as the end of one end of a clothesline with underwear out to dry.
Keywords
clothesline; high heels; rhinoceros; underwear

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 63.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Lee (signed)
Pencils
Bill Lee (signed)
Inks
Bill Lee (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello...Air Canada? I'd like to make two and a half million reservations...
Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A fantasy of the U. S. Armed Forces all deserting to Canada.
Keywords
army; tanks; telephone booth

Indexer Notes

Page 80.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Pornography: Threat or Menace?
  2. 2. [Aerosol Genie]
  3. 3. [Frog Toilet]
  4. 4. [Lion Tamer Demise]
  5. 5. [Sam's Art Photos]
  6. 6. Esprit de "Hard" Core
  7. 7. ["Clear favorite, and the full moon comes out a fraction of a second late!"]
  8. 8. ["That's a terribly tacky uniform. You look like you've gained weight..."]
  9. 9. [Elephant Toilet]
  10. 10. [Preferred Reading Material]
    Foto Funnies
  11. 11. [TV Critic]
  12. 12. ["Breast Squeeze"]
    Foto Funnies
  13. 13. The Two Paths
  14. 14. The Strange Case of the Queen's Pupils
    Sherlock Holmes
  15. 15. [Vile Smut]
  16. 16. [Rhinoceros Clothesline]
  17. 17. ["Hello...Air Canada? I'd like to make two and a half million reservations..."]
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