(April 1979)

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Volume
2
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
104
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1979
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Lampoon, Inc.
Barcode
0709893449004
Editing
P. J. O'Rourke (Editor-in-Chief); Gerald Sussman (Senior Editor); Tod Carroll; John Weidman; John Hughes; Ted Mann

Issue Notes

The "April Fool!" issue. Funny Pages on pages 75-77, 79-81.

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 / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Inks
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe her feet are dirty.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two boys looking at the censored posters outside an adult movie theater notice that one poster has the woman's feet obscured with black bars.
Keywords
adult movies; censorship

Indexer Notes

Page 4.

Mona Godzilla (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Meyerowitz (signed)
Pencils
Rick Meyerowitz (signed)
Inks
Rick Meyerowitz (signed)
Colors
Rick Meyerowitz
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Godzilla
Synopsis
A parody of the "Mona Lisa" with Godzilla dressed in women's clothing and holding a subway car, while the city is the flames in the background.
Keywords
Mona Lisa

Indexer Notes

Page 29.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm a nude figure model.
Genre
humor
Characters
David Bates (photograph)
Synopsis
A cello player convinces a girl that cello players need nude figure models.
Keywords
cello; nude modeling

Indexer Notes

Page 39.

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

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Inks
Sam Gross [as S. Gross] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The heatache and the thousand natural shocks / That flesh is heir to...
Genre
humor
Characters
Medusa
Synopsis
Eight cartoons concerning disease, deformity, or disability.
Keywords
abortion; bearded lady; blind; croquet; Medusa; sheep; tumor

Indexer Notes

Pages 40-41. Title is from Hamlet, Act III, Scene 1 by Shakespeare.

Planet of the Naked Women (Table of Contents: 5)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
P. J. O'Rourke
Pencils
Ronald G. Harris (photos)
Inks
Ronald G. Harris (photos)
Colors
Scott MacNeill (hand-coloring); Bob Rakita (retouching)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody; science fiction
Synopsis
An astronaut lands on a planet where naked women are regular people, and all the regular people behave like naked women.
Keywords
astronaut; night club; spacecraft; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Parody of "Planet of the the Apes" movies. Pages 43-36.

A Peeping Tome (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Pencils
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Inks
Charles Rodrigues [as Rodrigues] (signed)
Letters
Charles Rodrigues (logo and in drawings)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Seven cartoons about creative ways to be a peeping Tom.
Keywords
alley; bath; lovers' lane; peeping tom; shower; window

Indexer Notes

Pantomime cartoons. Two are multi-panel. Pages 49-51. Title "Tome" refers to "book" as a collection of cartoons.

Phil, Pat, & Rick Relive the Past (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Corcoran; P. J. O'Rourke
Pencils
Tom Corcoran (photos)
Inks
Tom Corcoran (photos)
Colors
Tom Corcoran (photos)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Phil (photographs of Phil Tenney); Pat (photographs of P. J. O'Rourke); Rick (photographs of Rick Lutz); wives and family (photographs of Pat Tenney; Jed Tenney; Judy Corcoran); college girls (photographs of Marian Vitug; Angela Isrec; Bernie Giallombardo; Laura Albino)
Synopsis
Three married men in their 30s from Cleveland decide to go to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for Spring Break. They find that 15 years makes a big difference.
Keywords
beach; Cleveland; Ft. Lauderdale; Spring Break; topless bar

Indexer Notes

Three rows of panels extending across the page gutter. Pages 4-5 of "Special College Students' Spring Break Fabulous Florida Easter Vacation Travel Supplement."

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

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

Script
P. J. O'Rourke
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Peter Pan.
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Peter Pan (photos of Herbert Margrill)
Synopsis
An elderly Peter Pan tells of his life since emigrating from Neverland to England.
Keywords
airplane; England; Neverland

Indexer Notes

Page 62.

[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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember How there were things that didn't make sense at first...
Genre
children
Synopsis
A girl tells the boy that her father wished she was a boy. The boy wonders why his father isn't happier about having him.

Indexer Notes

Page 75

The Aesop Brothers Answer Your Letters (Table of Contents: 10)

The Aesop Brothers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Aesop Brothers [Alex; George]
Synopsis
Letters to the Aesop Brothers, with responses.
Keywords
letters

Indexer Notes

Page 76.

x (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck; Weevil

x (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

Characters
Trots (dog); Bonnie; Pepsi

Lesson #7: Facial Expressions (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
Three basic facial expressions: drunk, horny, and asleep

Indexer Notes

Page 80.

x (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Jill; Steve

Dissolve Comics (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ed Subitzky
Pencils
Ed Subitzky
Inks
Ed Subitzky
Letters
Ed Subitzky

Synopsis
A year passes in a series of over-lapping panels, like a dissolve in a movie.

Indexer Notes

Page 80.

"Bedtime at the Appletons..." (Table of Contents: 16)

The Appletons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Pencils
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Inks
B. K. Taylor (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Norm Appleton; Helen Appleton; Bobby Appleton; Kathy Appleton
Synopsis
When it's time for bed, Norm plays his usual cruel tricks on the children.
Keywords
gymnastics; toothpaste

Indexer Notes

Page 81.

Ernest Miller Hemingway (Table of Contents: 17)

Lives of the Great / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. Aries (signed)
Inks
L. Aries (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Ernest Hemingway
Synopsis
Odd facts about Ernest Hemingway.

Indexer Notes

Page 91. Part of the "True Section."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Maybe her feet are dirty."]
  2. 2. Mona Godzilla
  3. 3. ["I'm a nude figure model."]
    Foto Funnies
  4. 4. ["The heatache and the thousand natural shocks / That flesh is heir to..."]
  5. 5. Planet of the Naked Women
  6. 6. A Peeping Tome
  7. 7. Phil, Pat, & Rick Relive the Past
  8. 8. ["I'm Peter Pan."]
    Foto Funnies
  9. 9. ["Remember How there were things that didn't make sense at first..."]
    Nuts
  10. 10. The Aesop Brothers Answer Your Letters
    The Aesop Brothers
  11. 11. x
    Dirty Duck
  12. 12. x
    Trots and Bonnie
  13. 13. Lesson #7: Facial Expressions
    Famous Comic Artists School
  14. 14. x
    One Year Affair
  15. 15. Dissolve Comics
  16. 16. "Bedtime at the Appletons..."
    The Appletons
  17. 17. Ernest Miller Hemingway
    Lives of the Great
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