(February 1982)

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Volume
2
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
106
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982
Publisher's Age Guidelines
The Humor Magazine for Adults
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
NL Communications, Inc.
Editing
John Bendel; Mitchell Reiss; Al Jean

Issue Notes

Funny Pages on pages 83-88.

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.

Aunts and Uncles (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Holly K. Tuttle (signed)
Pencils
Holly K. Tuttle (signed)
Inks
Holly K. Tuttle (signed)
Letters
Holly K. Tuttle (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you going?!
Genre
humor; domestic
Synopsis
Aunts and uncles, each with a personality flaw.
Keywords
aunts; cooking; reincarnation; relatives; uncles

Indexer Notes

Page 2. Four panels run vertically on the right side of the table of contents page.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)
Pencils
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)
Inks
John Jonik (signed as Jonik)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like fourteen feet of white pine, two by four, to go.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man-sized termite orders lunch at a lumber yard.
Keywords
lumber; termite

Indexer Notes

Page 8.

[Storefront Judges] (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Peter Steiner (signed as P. Steiner)
Pencils
Peter Steiner (signed as P. Steiner)
Inks
Peter Steiner (signed as P. Steiner)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three loafers are sitting in front of a country store. They watch a hound dog stroll by and then display numbers, like Olympic judges.
Keywords
country; dog; judges

Indexer Notes

Page 10. A two-panel pantomime story.

[Dangerous Ropes] (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man waiting in line, guided by standards and ropes, notices that a section of rope looks like a python after a hearty meal.
Keywords
python; standing in line

Indexer Notes

Page 12. Pantomime cartoon.

[Remote-Control Fishbowl] (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Pencils
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Inks
Bob Mankoff (signed as Mankoff)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A main sits in a chair, watching a fish bowl. He uses a remote-control to change the fish in the bowl.
Keywords
fishbowl; remote-control

Indexer Notes

Page 21. Three-panel pantomime cartoon.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello and welcome once again to "Meeting of the Tits."
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Virginia Woolf; Marie Antoinette; Helen of Troy; Steve Allen
Synopsis
Three famous women compare their breasts.
Keywords
breasts; lesbian; television broadcast

Indexer Notes

Page 30. A parody of the 1977-1981 PBS television series "Meeting of the Minds." Much more text than is usual for Foto Funnies.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Pencils
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Inks
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)
Letters
John Caldwell (signed as Caldwell)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Curses... Our arms are suddenly paralyzed...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man uses puppets on his hands and feet for his strange sexual fetish.
Keywords
puppets; sex

Indexer Notes

Page 58.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Leo Cullum (signed)
Pencils
Leo Cullum (signed)
Inks
Leo Cullum (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mister Tally Man--tally me bananas...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man sits at a computer at the United Fruit Company, singing a song about bananas.
Keywords
bananas; computer; song lyrics; United Fruit Company

Indexer Notes

Page 78. The lyrics are from the 1956 "Banana Boat Song (Day O)" by Harry Belafonte.

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

Deirdre Callahan / 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
In a Chicago hospital, a man lies near death
Genre
humor
Characters
Deirdre Callahan; Mr. Callahan; Dr. LeBlang
Synopsis
Deirdre's father is dying in a hospital in Chicago and Deirdre is flown by the CIA from Washington, D. C., to see him one last time.
Keywords
Chicago; CIA; doctor; hospital; nurse

Indexer Notes

Page 83. Part of a continued story.

Chapter 9 (Table of Contents: 10)

The Rabbit Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Glasser (signed)
Pencils
Len Glasser (signed)
Inks
Len Glasser (signed)
Letters
Len Glasser (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In an unprecedented act of heroism, a major prison riot was quelled...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A Hollywood producer reads an newspaper account of the Rabbit Boy stopping an prison riot and thinks there's movie there.
Keywords
movies; newspaper; producer

Indexer Notes

Page 84. Part of a continued story. Bert, the Rabbit Boy, does not appear.

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

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, I'm right in the middle of making Dutch Babies and who should pop in...
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Mary; Bill Moronson; Lillian Moronson
Synopsis
Bill and Lillian Moronson interrupt Aunt Mary in her kitchen.
Keywords
kitchen

Indexer Notes

Page 85.

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

Politenessman / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ron Barrett (credited, signed)
Pencils
Ron Barrett (credited, signed)
Inks
Ron Barrett (credited, signed)
Letters
Ron Barrett (credited, signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The old family retainer adds some spice to the meal...
Genre
humor
Characters
Politenessman
Synopsis
A wealthy woman's butler plans to poison her, but Politenessman foils the plan by insisting that the male guest of honor be the first one served--and poisoned.
Keywords
butler; etiquette; formal dinner; poison

Indexer Notes

Page 85.

Love Doll (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.)
Pencils
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.)
Inks
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.)
Letters
Rod Kierkegaard (credited as Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was something about her that caught my eye...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A delusional man has a relationship with a love doll.
Keywords
love doll

Indexer Notes

Page 86.

Black Man's Burden (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bill Plympton (signed)
Pencils
Bill Plympton (signed)
Inks
Bill Plympton (signed)
Letters
Bill Plympton (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A black man carries a jug on his shoulder; then a cotton bale; and now he carries a huge boom box.
Keywords
African-American; boom box; cotton bale

Indexer Notes

Page 87. A four-panel pantomime cartoon.

C'est: La, Vie! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Kamagurka (credited, signed)
Pencils
Kamagurka (credited, signed)
Inks
Kamagurka (credited, signed)
Letters
Kamagurka (credited, signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn't know people could be that frightened...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man visits a couple who are afraid of everything.
Keywords
cheese; fear; news

Indexer Notes

Page 87.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Timberland Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the quiet of his cabin, Maurice the young Indian boy is finishing his prayers.
Genre
humor
Characters
Maurice
Synopsis
Maurice wakes up from a nightmare. Or was it real?
Keywords
nightmare; sleep

Indexer Notes

Page 88.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On "Meeting of the Tits" today we have some very special guests.
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Steve Allen; Jayne Mansfield; Madame Curie; Cleopatra
Synopsis
Three famous women compare their breasts.
Keywords
breasts; decapitation; radium; television broadcast

Indexer Notes

Page 90. Related to Foto Funnies on page 30. A parody of the 1977-1981 PBS television series "Meeting of the Minds." More text than is usual for Foto Funnies.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Aunts and Uncles
  2. 2. ["I'd like fourteen feet of white pine, two by four, to go."]
  3. 3. [Storefront Judges]
  4. 4. [Dangerous Ropes]
  5. 5. [Remote-Control Fishbowl]
  6. 6. ["Hello and welcome once again to "Meeting of the Tits.""]
    Foto Funnies
  7. 7. ["Curses... Our arms are suddenly paralyzed..."]
  8. 8. ["Hey, Mister Tally Man--tally me bananas..."]
  9. 9. ["In a Chicago hospital, a man lies near death"]
    Deirdre Callahan
  10. 10. Chapter 9
    The Rabbit Boy
  11. 11. ["Well, I'm right in the middle of making Dutch Babies and who should pop in..."]
    Aunt Mary's Kitchen
  12. 12. ["The old family retainer adds some spice to the meal..."]
    Politenessman
  13. 13. Love Doll
  14. 14. Black Man's Burden
  15. 15. C'est: La, Vie!
  16. 16. ["In the quiet of his cabin, Maurice the young Indian boy is finishing his prayers."]
    Timberland Tales
  17. 17. ["On "Meeting of the Tits" today we have some very special guests."]
    Foto Funnies
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