(February 1973)

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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
108
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing
Henry Beard; Michael O'Donoghue; Tony Hendra; Brian McConnachie

Issue Notes

The "Sexual Frustration" issue. Funny Pages on pages 94-104.
"Good News for Hemmorroid Sufferers" photo story on page 85 as a house ad for subscriptions to the National Lampoon.
Ad in comic story format for Akai CR-81T 8-Track cartridge recorder and AM/FM tuner on Page 98: Mr. Tapefreek in "You Can't Beat the System" signed "Pilson" in last panel.

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.

[Coppertone Parody] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Willardson (painting)
Inks
David Willardson (painting)
Colors
David Willardson (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A parody of the well-known Coppertone suntan lotion ad. The original featured a small girl and a dog.

[Carnal Teddy Bear] (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A teddy bear is aroused when he's in bed with a girl.
Keywords
teddy bear

Indexer Notes

Page 14. Pantomime cartoon.

[Writing and Erasing] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pair of birds with hands instead of heads, one writing on a wall, the other erasing the words immediately.
Keywords
erasing; surreal; writing

Indexer Notes

Page 40. Pantomime cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feel like getting eaten?
Characters
Chris Miller (photo)

Indexer Notes

Page 57.

Chastity (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Picha (credited)
Pencils
Picha (credited)
Inks
Picha (credited)
Letters
Picha (credited)

Genre
humor; historical
Synopsis
Nine pantomime cartoons with gags based on chastity belts.
Keywords
armor; chastity belts; knights

Indexer Notes

Pages 59-61. Jean-Paul Walravens is a Belgian artist who works under the name "Picha."

[Sloths Keep Out (Upside-Down)] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Howard Shoemaker (signed as Shoemaker)
Pencils
Howard Shoemaker (signed as Shoemaker)
Inks
Howard Shoemaker (signed as Shoemaker)
Letters
Howard Shoemaker (signed as Shoemaker)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A guard nails a sign to a tree. The sign says "Sloths Keep out," and is upside-down so that the sloths could read it.
Keywords
sloths

Indexer Notes

Page 72. Pantomime cartoon.

[Customs Fetish] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Pencils
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)
Inks
Sam Gross (signed as S. Gross)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A customs inspector drapes a woman's underwear over his face as he goes through her suitcase.
Keywords
customs; fetish; suitcase

Indexer Notes

Page 73. Pantomime cartoon.

Presidential Perversion Comics Presents The Oral Passions of William Howard Taft (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Bluestone
Pencils
Gray Morrow (credited)
Inks
Gray Morrow (credited)
Letters
Alan Kupperberg (credited)

Genre
historical; satire-parody
Characters
William Howard Taft; Nellie Herron; Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis
A farce about President William Howard Taft having a sexual fetish.
Keywords
cannibalism; oral sex; President

Indexer Notes

Pages 75. Printed in sepia ink.

The Kind Men Like (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael O'Donoghue (credited)
Pencils
Shirtsleeve Studio [Malcom Fowler; Nancy Fowler] (credited)
Inks
Shirtsleeve Studio [Malcom Fowler; Nancy Fowler] (credited)
Colors
Shirtsleeve Studio [Malcom Fowler; Nancy Fowler] (credited)
Letters
Shirtsleeve Studio [Malcom Fowler; Nancy Fowler] (credited)

Genre
satire-parody
Keywords
post cards

Indexer Notes

Pages 91-93. Parodies of 18 vintage risque postcards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Nuts / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Pencils
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Inks
Gahan Wilson (signed)
Letters
Gahan Wilson (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember your very first funeral?
Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
The boy attends his first funeral.
Keywords
funeral

Indexer Notes

Page 94.

Cheech Wizard Eats It (Table of Contents: 11)

Bodé's Cartoon Concert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Pencils
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Inks
Vaughn Bodé (signed)
Letters
Vaughn Bodé (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw balls, come on, you great heap of wobbly flesh.
Genre
humor
Characters
Cheech Wizard
Synopsis
Cheech propositions a forest nymph, but is rejected violently.

Indexer Notes

Page 95.

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

Trots and Bonnie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Um - this book is about a young girl who falls in love...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie
Synopsis
Bonnie gives a book report on a racy novel.
Keywords
book report; classroom

Indexer Notes

Page 96.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Dirty Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bobby London (signed as London)
Pencils
Bobby London (signed as London)
Inks
Bobby London (signed as London)
Letters
Bobby London (signed as London)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A word on the evils of hashish...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck; Weevil; Annie Rat
Synopsis
Mr. Duck is getting ready to partake of some hashish. There's a knock at the door and a paranoid Weevil tries to dispose of the goods.
Keywords
drugs; hashish; toilet

Indexer Notes

Page. 96. Last panel says "Thanks to Keith!".

The Adventures of Virgil Virgin! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're so proud of you son!
Genre
humor
Characters
Virgil Virgin
Synopsis
A four-chapter story detailing a man's life of sexual frustration.

Indexer Notes

Pages 99-100. Many small panels in each chapter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Idyl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jeff Jones (signed as J.)
Pencils
Jeff Jones (signed as J.)
Inks
Jeff Jones (signed as J.)
Letters
Jeff Jones (signed as J.)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But where does it get you?
Reprints
Keywords
gun; shooting

Indexer Notes

Page 102.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Aesop Brothers Siamese Twins / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Letters
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
George and Alex are at Capt. Menshevik's carnival...
Genre
humor
Characters
Aesop Brothers [Alex; George]; Captain Menshevik; Kaplan Sisters
Synopsis
The Aesop Brothers join the carnival, hoping to become romantically involved with the Kaplan Sisters, who are also Siamese twins. The plan goes awry when they find the Kaplan Sisters are already married.
Keywords
carnival; Siamese twins

Indexer Notes

Page 104. Part of a continued story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Coppertone Parody]
  2. 2. [Carnal Teddy Bear]
  3. 3. [Writing and Erasing]
  4. 4. ["Feel like getting eaten?"]
    Foto Funnies
  5. 5. Chastity
  6. 6. [Sloths Keep Out (Upside-Down)]
  7. 7. [Customs Fetish]
  8. 8. Presidential Perversion Comics Presents The Oral Passions of William Howard Taft
  9. 9. The Kind Men Like
  10. 10. ["Remember your very first funeral?"]
    Nuts
  11. 11. Cheech Wizard Eats It
    Bodé's Cartoon Concert
  12. 12. ["Um - this book is about a young girl who falls in love..."]
    Trots and Bonnie
  13. 13. ["A word on the evils of hashish..."]
    Dirty Duck
  14. 14. The Adventures of Virgil Virgin!
  15. 15. ["But where does it get you?"]
    Idyl
  16. 16. ["George and Alex are at Capt. Menshevik's carnival..."]
    The Aesop Brothers Siamese Twins
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