(May 1981)

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Volume
2
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Barcode
0708983449005
Editing
John Bendel (issue editor); Gerald Sussman (editor-in-chief)
Color
color cover; black and white and color interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy; newsprint; other paper stock (varies in each issue)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was-ongoing

Issue Notes

Naked Ambition issue. Funny Pages: pages 73-78.


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.

[Chlysler [sic]] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody
Keywords
Chrysler; Japan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I met this guy...and he's a rapist.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A woman has a pen pal who is a rapist.
Keywords
mail; rape

Invasion of the Money Snatchers! (Table of Contents: 3)

Status Quo Comics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerald Sussman
Pencils
Frank Springer [as Springer] (signed)
Inks
Frank Springer [as Springer] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Parody of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," with Whiteville being invaded by "Jews from another planet" who disguise themselves as pastrami sandwiches in order to control the populace.
Keywords
Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Jews; pastrami

Indexer Notes

Cover, fake ad, and four page story.

[The Bird-Watchers] (Table of Contents: 4)

Nuts / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Synopsis
A camp counselor sends three boys through a swamp looking for a "red-spotted hutcher."
Keywords
bird-watching; summer camp; swamp

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

Kappa Kapers / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rick Geary (signed)
Pencils
Rick Geary (signed)
Inks
Rick Geary (signed)
Letters
Rick Geary (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first snow of the season...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Sorority girls have a snowball fight with fraternity boys.
Reprints
Keywords
fraternity; snowballs; sorority

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

Politenessman / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ron Barrett
Pencils
Ron Barrett
Inks
Ron Barrett
Letters
Ron Barrett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A little girl is walking home from school...
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Politenessman
Synopsis
Politenessman tells a little girl to be courteous to a child molester.

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

Deirdre Callahan - A Biography / 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 [as Rodrigues] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know what went wrong, Mr. Blind Bob.
Genre
humor
Characters
Deirdre Callahan; Blind Bob
Synopsis
Blind Bob arranges plastic surgery for Deirdre for a second time, but the result is "too hideous for publication."
Keywords
plastic surgery

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

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

Aunt Mary's Kitchen / 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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Douglas, How is that ah comotose ah, patient...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Doctors eat the fig bars that Aunt Mary brought to the hospital to give to Leo.
Keywords
doctors; fig bars

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

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

New Wave Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Marek (signed)
Pencils
Mark Marek (signed)
Inks
Mark Marek (signed)
Letters
Mark Marek (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a cold grey night when George...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
George makes contact with alien beings, much to his regret.
Keywords
aliens

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

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

Script
B. K. Taylor
Pencils
B. K. Taylor
Inks
B. K. Taylor
Letters
B. K. Taylor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The airplane makes its way through the night sky...
Genre
humor
Characters
Norm Appleton
Synopsis
While on an airplane flight, Norm deals with an obnoxious child.
Keywords
airplane flight

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just lie there like a lump.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Since her dog won't do what she wants, a woman makes up commands to describe the dog's actions.
Keywords
dog

Amazing Facts or Fiction (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Olde English 800 Malt Liquor / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [Chlysler [sic]]
  2. 2. ["I met this guy...and he's a rapist."]
    Foto Funnies
  3. 3. Invasion of the Money Snatchers!
    Status Quo Comics
  4. 4. [The Bird-Watchers]
    Nuts
  5. 5. ["The first snow of the season..."]
    Kappa Kapers
  6. 6. ["A little girl is walking home from school..."]
    Politenessman
  7. 7. ["I know what went wrong, Mr. Blind Bob."]
    Deirdre Callahan - A Biography
  8. 8. ["Well, Douglas, How is that ah comotose ah, patient..."]
    Aunt Mary's Kitchen
  9. 9. ["It was a cold grey night when George..."]
    New Wave Comics
  10. 10. ["The airplane makes its way through the night sky..."]
    The Appletons
  11. 11. ["Just lie there like a lump."]
    Foto Funnies
  12. 12. Amazing Facts or Fiction
    Olde English 800 Malt Liquor
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