(July 1973)

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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
108
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing
Bruce McCall (guest editor); Henry Beard; Michael O'Donoghue; Tony Hendra; Brian McConnachie; Sean Kelly

Issue Notes

The "Modern Times" issue. Funny Pages on pages 96, 98, 99, 102, and 104. All cartoons and comic-related features 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 0.125 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's long and thin, and covered with skin and God only knows how many holes it was it?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a desert, a snake is talking to something (a penis?).
Keywords
snake

Indexer Notes

Page 22.

Here's One "Species" We Wouldn't Miss! (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Sattler (signed)
Inks
Warren Sattler (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
A man labeled "Concerned Technologists" prepares to use a club labeled "The Facts About Progress" to club a seal labeled "Know Nothing Nature Nuts."
Keywords
Canada; seals

Indexer Notes

Parody of editorial cartoons. Page 33.

The Real Life Story of Hitachi "Sparks" Mitsubishi, the Father of the Transistor Radio (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Michael O'Donoghue
Pencils
Bob Monhegan
Inks
Bob Monhegan
Letters
?

Characters
Hitachi Mitsubishi
Synopsis
The life story of Hitachi Mitsubishi, who invented the transistor radio.
Keywords
Japan; radio; transistor; World War II

Indexer Notes

Printed on tan newsprint. Pages 69-72.

[People Who Don't Brush Teeth] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
B. Kliban
Pencils
B. Kliban
Inks
B. Kliban
Letters
B. Kliban

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother holds her child up to see the inhabitants of a pen labeled "People Who Don't Brush Teeth."

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoon. Page 74.

[Subway Pervert] (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Lou Myers (signed)
Pencils
Lou Myers (signed)
Inks
Lou Myers (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man ties his legs up so that he walks on his knees. He rides the subway where his head is now at the level of a woman's crotch.
Keywords
subway

Indexer Notes

Five drawings. Pantomime story. Page 79.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Nuts / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember how the people who ran you kept putting you...
Genre
children
Synopsis
The boy has a miserable time at summer camp
Keywords
summer camp

Indexer Notes

Page 96.

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

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
Behold. A bird of prey. Awake, awing, and awant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 98.

Cheech Wizard Gets Killed by a Gook (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
Cheech Wizard
Synopsis
A Chinese martial arts master comes to kill Cheech. Cheech puts him down with a shotgun.
Keywords
martial arts; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Page 99.

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I should'a brought my bathing suit, Pepsi.
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi
Synopsis
Pepsi takes Bonnie and Trots to a nude beach.
Keywords
nude beach

Indexer Notes

Page 102.

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

Duck and Weevil [Dirty Duck] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
15 men on a young girl's chest...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck; Weevil
Synopsis
Weevil takes Mr. Duck out fishing, but Mr. Duck gets seasick before they get away from the pier.
Keywords
boat; seasick

Indexer Notes

Logo says "Duck and Weevil" for this one. Page 102.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alex and George quit carnival life and head for Los Angeles...
Characters
The Aesop Brothers [Alex; George]; Aurora Boreaus
Synopsis
While hitchhiking, the Aesop Brothers are picked up by a elderly movie star, who takes them to her home.
Keywords
hitchhiking; movie star; suicide

Indexer Notes

Part of a continued story. Page 104.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["What's long and thin, and covered with skin and God only knows how many holes it was it?"]
  2. 2. Here's One "Species" We Wouldn't Miss!
  3. 3. The Real Life Story of Hitachi "Sparks" Mitsubishi, the Father of the Transistor Radio
  4. 4. [People Who Don't Brush Teeth]
  5. 5. [Subway Pervert]
  6. 6. ["Remember how the people who ran you kept putting you..."]
    Nuts
  7. 7. ["Behold. A bird of prey. Awake, awing, and awant."]
    Idyl
  8. 8. Cheech Wizard Gets Killed by a Gook
    Bodé's Cartoon Concert
  9. 9. ["I think I should'a brought my bathing suit, Pepsi."]
    Trots and Bonnie
  10. 10. ["15 men on a young girl's chest..."]
    Duck and Weevil [Dirty Duck]
  11. 11. ["Alex and George quit carnival life and head for Los Angeles..."]
    The Aesop Brothers Siamese Twins
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