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Books & Anthologies

The National Lampoon Encyclopedia of Humor
Edited by Michael O'Donoghue
(1973)

 

COVER: Illustration by Bernie Wrightson

BACK COVER: Illustration by Frank Frazetta

Contents

Chinese Obelisk Alphabet, Written and illustrated by Edward Gorey

Automobile Sticker, By Anne Beatts

Astrology, By Doug Kenney

Title: "Your Furture in the Stars"

Battling Buses of World War II, By P. J. O'Rourke, Alan Rose, and Michael O'Donoghue; Illustrated by Alan Rose and P. J. O'Rourke

Birds of Israel, Written and illustrated by Rick Meyerowitz

Contents, By P. J. O'Rourke

Churchill Wit, By Michael O'Donoghue

Camouflage, Written and illustrated by Bruce McCall

Daphne, By Audrey Clement, with study questions by Michael O'Donoghue

Doyle Dane Bernbach, By Phil Socci and Anne Beatts

Parody of floating Volkswagen ad campaign: "If Ted Kennedy had driven a Volkswagen, he'd be president today."

Dames, Written and illustrated by B. Kliban

Desperation, Passport to, Written and illustrated by John Glashan

Droll Comics, By Brian McConnachie; Illustrated by Russ Heath

Comic book parody--title: "Swamp Sluts"

Die, Laugh Until I Thought I'd, By P. J. O'Rourke

Title: "Lab Riot"--science jokes

Drug Addiction, By Anne Beatts

Parody of a U. S. Army ad

Deco Desperados, By P. J. O'Rourke; Illustrated by Alan Rose, Alan Kupperburg, and Randy Burman

Encyclopedias, Written and illustrated by Randall Enos

Filed, Missss-, Written and illustrated by Ed Subitzky

Folklore and Mythology, Written and illustrated by M. K. Brown

Comic strip titled: "Mercury, Messenger of God"

Feminism, Anti-, By Terry Southern

First Blowjob, By Doug Kenney

Glacial Calamity, By Ed Bluestone; Illustrated by M. K. Brown

Great Disappointments II, By the staff of the National Lampoon with special thanks to Chris Cerf

Hope, Remember the, Written and illustrated by Bruce McCall

Knowledge, the History of Human, By Brian McConnachie; Illustrated by B. Kliban and Norman Rubington

Krash Course, By P. J. O'Rourke and Michael O'Donoghue

Correspondence school course for flying jumbo-jets

Limericks, By Michael O'Donoghue

Limericks, About Michael O'Donoghue

Lore, Jungle, By Anne Beatts

Title: "The Concrete Jungle Book

Life, By Michael O'Donoghue

Glacial Calamity, By Ed Bluestone; Illustrated by M. K. Brown

Look at the Circus, Rodrigues Takes a, Written and illustrated by Charles Rodrigues

Lost Lions, Written and illustrated by Edward Gorey

Liqueurs Douces, By Michael O'Donoghue and Anne Beatts; Illustrated by Jeff Jones

Title: "The Secret of Coca-Cola Revealed"

Lightbulb, Number of Polacks Required to Screw in a, Poster by Scott Morris and Wayne McLoughlin

Liberals, Concerned, By Anne Beatts

Gruesome parody of the book "Family of Man" titled "Beneath the Family of Man"

Mona Guerrilla Theatre, By Michael O'Donoghue and Brian McConnachie

M, S &, By Michael O'Donoghue; Illustrated by Russ Heath

Romance comics parody: "Cowgirls at War"

Meat, Written and illustrated by B. Kliban

Mule's Diner, Written and illustrated by Stan Mack

Natural Childbirth, By Steve Sahlein

Natural Dentistry, By Steve Sahlein

P.S.A., By Brian McConnachie; Illustrated by Francis Hollidge

Public service comic book parody: "Heading for Trouble"

Queer Kliban Cartoons So Listed as to Pad Out the Letter Q, Written and illustrated by B. Kliban

Rigging of a Ship, By Henry Beard

Regression, Oral, Written and illustrated by Ed Subitzky

Romance of Creosote, The, Written and illustrated by Bruce McCall

Spouse, Written and illustrated by Rick Meyerowitz

Sad Pony, Written and illustrated by M. K. Brown

Tiny Typefaces, By the staff of the National Lampoon

Zen, Lizard, Written and illustrated by Vaughn Bode

Map of the World, By P. J. O'Rourke and Sean Kelly with the assistance of Henry Beard, Michael O'Donoghue, Bruce McCall, and Anne Beatts; Illustrated by Alan Rose and Randy Burman

Cartoons by B. Kliban, M. K. Brown, Ed Subitzky, Brian McConnachie, John Caldwell, Norman Rubington, Bobby London, Larry Schoellkopf, Sam Gross, Cindy Laverty, and Trina