(February 1975)

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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
108
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Editing
Marc Rubin (guest editor); Henry Beard; Tony Hendra; Brian McConnachie; Sean Kelly; Douglas Kenney

Issue Notes

The "Love and Romance" issue. Funny Pages on tan newsprint on pages 89-96.

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.

[Love and Romance] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neil Selkirk (photographer)
Inks
Neil Selkirk (photographer)
Colors
Sarina Bromberg (tattoo art); Neil Selkirk (photographer)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Peter Kleinman (photo of chest)
Keywords
arrow; tattoo

Heil Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Rubin; Chris Miller
Pencils
Vince Colletta
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Cathi Ann Thomas

Genre
romance; satire-parody
Characters
Adolf Hitler; Eva Braun
Synopsis
A parody of Eva Braun's relationship with Adolph Hitler, told from her perspective.
Keywords
Berlin; marriage; Nazis; swastika; World War II

Indexer Notes

Parody of romance comics. Cover in color on slick paper, fake ad in black and white, and four-page color story on newsprint.

An Evening at Dingleberries' (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Rubin; Chris Miller; P. J. O'Rourke; Doug Kenney
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Two-page spread of a photograph at a singles' bar, with many word balloons containing short bits of conversation.

Historia de Amor: ¡Homicidas y Brutalida! (Table of Contents: 4)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Kenney; P. J. O'Rourke; Dean Latimer
Pencils
Michael Gross [as Miguel Gross] (photographs); Mark Hecker [as Marco Hecker] (photographs)
Inks
Michael Gross [as Miguel Gross] (photographs); Mark Hecker [as Marco Hecker] (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of a violent Spanish-language photo-novel. Cover and first page on slick paper, last four pages on newsprint. Dialogue is written in fake Spanglish.

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

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 all the time you spent as a kid pretending...
Genre
children
Synopsis
The boy goes to a scary movie and later is afraid when it's time for bed.

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

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
I never talked about evolution with a clam before.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're going to whip inflation now...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck; Weevil
Synopsis
Mr. Duck and Weevil are tramps sitting by railroad tracks. They meet a naive young man who wants to become a vagabond by catching a ride on a moving freight train. He doesn't make it.
Keywords
railroads; tramps

Cheech Wizard Bites the Dust (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
Cheech's re-animated ex-apprentice finds him, slugs him with a club, and takes him to the dump to finish him off.

[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
Bark! Bark! I'm Doug Dog!
Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Doug Dog (robot)
Synopsis
Doug Dog is a robot dog who is the perfect pet, except for one flaw--he doesn't like humans.
Keywords
robot

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

Chicken Gutz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Pencils
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Inks
Randall Enos [as Enos] (signed)
Letters
Randall Enos

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Monsieur Gutz, I am glad to look at your paintings...
Characters
Chicken Gutz
Synopsis
A French artist gives his opinions of Chicken's Gutz's abstract paintings.
Keywords
artist; French; paintings

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

One Year Affair / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Byron Preiss [as Preiss]
Pencils
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Inks
Ralph Reese [as Reese]
Letters
Ralph Reese

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steve, I think we need to have a serious talk...
Genre
romance
Characters
Jill; Steve
Synopsis
Jill and Steve discuss the things they do that annoy the other.

The Exciting Truth (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Randy Jones (signed)
Pencils
Randy Jones (signed)
Inks
Randy Jones (signed)
Letters
Randy Jones

Characters
Mr. B. Zeke
Synopsis
Mr. B. Zeke is prepared to show the movie "The Exciting Truth" when the bulb on his projector burns out.
Keywords
movie projector

Lesson 23-B: Crowds (Table of Contents: 13)

Famous Comic Artists School / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Pencils
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Inks
Bruce Cochran (signed)
Letters
Bruce Cochran

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
The proper way to draw crowds.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Love and Romance]
  2. 2. Heil Love!
  3. 3. An Evening at Dingleberries'
  4. 4. Historia de Amor: ¡Homicidas y Brutalida!
  5. 5. ["Remember all the time you spent as a kid pretending..."]
    Nuts
  6. 6. ["I never talked about evolution with a clam before."]
    Idyl
  7. 7. ["We're going to whip inflation now..."]
    Dirty Duck
  8. 8. Cheech Wizard Bites the Dust
    Bodé's Cartoon Concert
  9. 9. ["Bark! Bark! I'm Doug Dog!"]
    Trots and Bonnie
  10. 10. ["Monsieur Gutz, I am glad to look at your paintings..."]
    Chicken Gutz
  11. 11. ["Steve, I think we need to have a serious talk..."]
    One Year Affair
  12. 12. The Exciting Truth
  13. 13. Lesson 23-B: Crowds
    Famous Comic Artists School
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