Monday, January 28, 2013


More from Crazy commemorating the Bicentennial, this time it's October 1976.

Cover by new artist Bob Larkin. Photobucket Photobucket Parody of Space:1999 by Len Herman and Ernie Colón Photobucket David Kelly was probably a pen name of Paul Laikin, who wrote much of the issue himself. Art by Murad Gumen. Photobucket The late Bill DuBay Photobucket Photobucket Caricatures by Kent Gamble. I'm not sure who the radio guy is supposed to be. He mentions this piece in the interview he did for If You're Cracked You're Happy:

”Well, a few weeks later I got a script in the mail from Paul. It was just a one-page thing with singers on it like Elton John, Frank Sinatra, a few singers. Anyway, I did that one page, he liked it, and a few weeks later I got a TV satire of Barney Miller. That was my first one.” Photobucket They did lots of articles about how dangerous New York and other cities supposedly were, like this article drawn by Jack Sparling. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Always trying to fit in the “Make Mine Marvel” attitude, they added this and used a stock drawing by Marie Severin. Photobucket Ad campaign they had then for Timex watches, showing how damage to the watches would not stop them from running. Photobucket Alan Kupperberg. Photobucket Veteran comics artist ”Darlin'” Dick Ayers Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket I don't know what's supposed to be on the bottom either. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket In case you were wondering, or care, the actual translations would be »Cтоп! Обед!» and “Devo dire a mio padre o vero?” Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket This was the back cover. The other side was the stats that would be on the back of real baseball cards, and you could cut them up and pretend they were cards. Photobucket

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