(June 1973)

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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing
Henry Beard; Michael O'Donoghue; Tony Hendra; Brian McConnachie

Issue Notes

The "Violence" issue. Funny Pages on pages 84-96 (scattered).
Photo story ad for Pioneer SE-505 Stereo Headset on page 19, done in the same format as Foto Funnies.
Photo story promo for subscriptions to National Lampoon on page 89, done as a parody of the Coca-Cola TV commercial "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing."
Comic format ad on inside back cover for Chris Rush "First Rush" comedy album. Art signed "Mickey Pickles."

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.

[Slipping on Blood] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Colors
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; satire-parody
Synopsis
A woman slips on blood from a man shot on the sidewalk, while the police and bystanders laugh heartily.
Keywords
blood; laughing; murder; police

Indexer Notes

On the cover.

Gloomy Tunes Presents Kit 'n' Kaboodle: Midday Mischief (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Brian McConnachie (credited)
Pencils
Warren Sattler (credited)
Inks
Warren Sattler (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Kit; Kaboodle
Synopsis
Ultra-violent parody of cat and mouse animated cartoons.
Keywords
anvil; chainsaw; fireworks; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Pages 31-36. Color cover and fake ad (Sea-Poodles) in black and white on slick paper and four-page color story on newsprint. This is in the same vein as the 1982 "Squeak the Mouse" comic book by Massimo Mattioli.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess Who?
Genre
humor
Characters
Chris Miller (photo)
Synopsis
A woman drapes her breasts over her bedmate's eyes.

Indexer Notes

Page 42.

Hemophunnies (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Pencils
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Inks
Charlie Rodrigues (signed as Rodrigues)
Colors
? (red highlights)
Letters
Charlie Rodrigues (logo)

Genre
crime; satire-parody
Keywords
blood; shooting; stabbing

Indexer Notes

Pages 61-63. Nine pantomime cartoons dealing with blood after stabbings and shooting. Black and white with red blood. Same theme as the cover cartoon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nectarines? Breadfruit? Soft pears?
Genre
humor
Characters
Chris Miller (photo)
Synopsis
A man tries to describe what his bedmate's breasts resemble.

Indexer Notes

Page 64.

["Just my luck! Stuck here with a pacifist!] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Two men on the stereotypical desert island. One is a boxer, the other is practicing yoga.
Keywords
desert island

Indexer Notes

Page 67. Part of the "Knuckle" boxing magazine section.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Harris (signed as S. Harris)
Pencils
Sidney Harris (signed as S. Harris)
Inks
Sidney Harris (signed as S. Harris)
Letters
Sidney Harris (signed as S. Harris)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blind. Help me buy a Doberman Pinscher...
Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A blind beggar wears a sign that says "Blind. Help me buy a Doberman Pinscher to kill those more fortunate than me."
Keywords
beggar; blind

Indexer Notes

Page 70. Part of "Knuckle" boxing magazine section.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
? [as Lore] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Lore] (signed)
Inks
? [as Lore] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On your mark ... get set ...
Genre
humor; religious
Synopsis
A priest holds a starter's pistol for a race between two nuns on reciting the rosary.
Keywords
Catholic; nuns; priest; rosary; starter's pistol

Indexer Notes

Page 74.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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 how when you had all these great ideas...
Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
The boy plans to play all summer, but his parents send him to summer camp instead.
Keywords
summer vacation

Indexer Notes

Page 84.

Cheech Wizard Discovers a Traitor (Table of Contents: 10)

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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Cheech Wizard; Apprentice
Synopsis
Cheech discovers his apprentice is disparaging him behind his back and gets some revenge.

Indexer Notes

Page 86.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Wow, Pepsi! Isn't he adorable?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi
Synopsis
Bonnie has a crush on a boy. Pepsi ruins the fantasy by saying he's not too smart, but is good in bed.
Keywords
puppy love

Indexer Notes

Page 88.

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

Duck and Weevil / 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
Gott in Himmel!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck; Weevil; Annie Rat
Synopsis
Weevil buys sunglasses and a long-haired wig to try to appear young and sexy. It doesn't work.
Keywords
sunglasses; wig

Indexer Notes

Page 88. The Duck character has a different appearance in this strip, though the other characters look the same.

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

Idyl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jeff Jones [as J] (signed)
Pencils
Jeff Jones [as J] (signed)
Inks
Jeff Jones [as J] (signed)
Letters
Jeff Jones

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing?" "I'm going to punch my head out.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 90.

Love Story (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A man tells his sordid life story to a woman as he kneels to propose to her.
Keywords
proposal

Indexer Notes

Page 92. Pantomime story. One scene with a series of scenes in word balloons.

Different Story (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Gil's wife is turned into a pig by an attack of poisonous flying ants.
Keywords
ants; pig

Indexer Notes

Page 94.

Coincidental Juxtaposition Comics! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Characters' word balloons are configured in such a way that sexual phrases are formed.

Indexer Notes

Page 94.

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

Mule's Diner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Mack (signed)
Pencils
Stan Mack (signed)
Inks
Stan Mack (signed)
Letters
Stan Mack

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seems like old Dobbs spends a lot of time in your men's room...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mule; Dobbs
Synopsis
Dobbs gets lost in the shuffle of a large corporation and spends years killing time in the men's room, while still getting paid.
Keywords
corporation; men's room

Indexer Notes

Page 95.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
C'mon Alex. We gotta dress.
Genre
humor
Characters
The Aesop Brothers [Alex; George]
Synopsis
The Aesop Brothers decide to leave the sideshow and hitchhike to Los Angeles. They are picked up by an elderly former movie star.
Keywords
Los Angeles

Indexer Notes

Page 96. Part of a continued story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Slipping on Blood]
  2. 2. Gloomy Tunes Presents Kit 'n' Kaboodle: Midday Mischief
  3. 3. ["Guess Who?"]
    Foto Funnies
  4. 4. Hemophunnies
  5. 5. ["Nectarines? Breadfruit? Soft pears?"]
    Foto Funnies
  6. 6. ["Just my luck! Stuck here with a pacifist!]
  7. 7. ["Blind. Help me buy a Doberman Pinscher..."]
  8. 8. ["On your mark ... get set ..."]
  9. 9. ["Remember how when you had all these great ideas..."]
    Nuts
  10. 10. Cheech Wizard Discovers a Traitor
    Bodé's Cartoon Concert
  11. 11. ["Wow, Pepsi! Isn't he adorable?"]
    Trots and Bonnie
  12. 12. ["Gott in Himmel!!"]
    Duck and Weevil
  13. 13. ["What are you doing?" "I'm going to punch my head out."]
    Idyl
  14. 14. Love Story
  15. 15. Different Story
  16. 16. Coincidental Juxtaposition Comics!
  17. 17. ["Seems like old Dobbs spends a lot of time in your men's room..."]
    Mule's Diner
  18. 18. ["C'mon Alex. We gotta dress."]
    The Aesop Brothers Siamese Twins
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