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Books & Anthologies

The National Lampoon
The Best of #5
(1974)

 

COVER: Photographed by Ronald G. Harris.

Contents

Children's Suicide Notes to Santa, By Brian McConnachie

From January 1973 (Death)

The Seven Secret Japanese Techniques of Self-Defense, By Gerald Sussman

From June 1973 (Violence)

Our White Heritage, By Henry Beard, Michael O'Donoghue, and George W. S. Trow

From September 1972 (Boredom)

Wise Acres, By Henry Beard

From May 1973 (Fraud)

Tales from the South, By Michael O'Donoghue

From August 1972 (The Miracle of Democracy)

The Wide World of Meat, By Tony Hendra and Ron Barrett

From September 1972 (Boredom)

The Miracle of Seniority, By Gahan Wilson

From August 1972 (The Miracle of Democracy)

The Miracle of Democracy, By Doug Kenney and Bruce McCall

From August 1972 (The Miracle of Democracy)

Adolf Hitler's Device for Gassing Rube Goldberg, By Michael O'Donoghue

From April 1973 (Prejudice)

Where the Weird Things Are, By Michael O'Donoghue

From October 1972 (Remember Those Fabulous Sixties?)

Sistine Chapel Floor, By Charles White III and Michael O'Donoghue

From September 1972 (Boredom)

Sargent Shriver's Bleeding Hearts Club Band, By Sean Kelly

From November 1972 (Decadence)

The Joys, etc., of Yiddish, By Gerald Sussman

From April 1973 (Prejudice)

Americans United to Beat the Dutch, By Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf

From April 1973 (Prejudice)

Playdead, By Henry Beard, Brian McConnachie, Tony Hendra, George W. S. Trow, and Dean Latimer

From January 1973 (Death)

Son-o'-God Comics, By Sean Kelly and Michel Choquette

From December 1972 (Easter)

Ivory, By George W. S. Trow and Henry Beard

From April 1973 (Prejudice)

Bobbie Fisher Shows You How to Beat Death, By Henry Beard

From January 1973 (Death)

The Remnants of Dignity, By Ed Bluestone

From November 1972 (Decadence)

hemophunnies, by rodrigues

From June 1973 (Violence)

Amos 'n' Andy Meet the Honeymooners, By Marc Rubin and Chris Miller

From April 1972 (25th Anniversary)

The Day the Animals Discovered Death, By Ed Bluestone and M. K. Brown

From January 1973 (Death)

, By Gahan Wilson

From September 1972 (Boredom)

Rim Shot, By P. J. O'Rourke, Dean Latimer, Rick Ballen, Sean Kelly, and Michael O'Donoghue

From October 1972 (Remember Those Fabulous Sixties?)

National Inspirer, By Henry Beard and P. J. O'Rourke

From March 1973 (Sweetness and Light)

Defeat Day, By Henry Beard, Tony Hendra, and Sean Kelly

From November 1972 (Decadence)

Criminal Identificationism: Police Sketches of the Great Artists, By Gerald Sussman and Henry Beard

From June 1973 (Violence)

more hemophunnies, by rodrigues

From June 1973 (Violence)

True Politics, By Henry Beard

From August 1972 (The Miracle of Democracy)

Kit 'n Kaboodle, By Brian McConnachie

From June 1973 (Violence)

My Own Stamp Album, By Bruce McCall

From March 1973 (Sweetness and Light)

Another "True Life" Western Romance, By M. K. Brown

From March 1973 (Sweetness and Light)

The Happy Ending, By Edward Gorey

From March 1973 (Sweetness and Light)

Celebrity Siblings Comics, By Henry Beard

From September 1972 (Boredom)