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June 1973, Vol. 1, No. 39 / Violence

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“COVER: This month’s cover is by Charles Rodrigues. Rodrigues is the author of Great Expectations and The Mayor of Casterbridge, and has received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work in the use of lens prismatics in the collimation of nondiscrete ions. He currently makes his home in Jakarta, where he takes time off whenever he can from his busy schedule as President of Indonesia to go riding on one of his prize unicorns or work on a few new entries to his dictionary of the dolphin language.”

Contents (listing only)

Editorial, Uncredited; Illustration uncredited [clip art]

Letters, Uncredited; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson

Mrs. Agnew’s Diary, Uncredited [Doug Kenney]; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson

News on the March, Uncredited [Henry Beard]; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson, Photographs uncredited

True Facts, Uncredited; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson

Kit ‘n’ Kaboodle, By Brian McConnachie; Illustrated by Warren Sattler

The Gandhi Papers, By Gerald Sussman; Illustration by Melinda Bordelon

How Many Nice Things Can You Find In This Chuckle-Choked Puzzle-Picture Picture-Puzzle?, Written and illustrated by Bruce McCall

Foto Funnies, Uncredited; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson; Photographs uncredited

Gun Lust Magazine, By Tony Hendra and Henry Beard; Illustrations uncredited; Photography by David Kaestle

The Seven Secret Japanese Techniques of Self-Defense, By Gerald Sussman; Illustrations Warren Sattler

Criminal Identificationism, By Gerald Sussman and Henry Beard; Illustrations by Mara McAffe

Hemophunnies, Cartoons by Rodrigues

Foto Funnies, Uncredited; Illustration by Marvin Mattleson; Photographs uncredited [features Chris Miller]

Knuckle Magazine, By P. J. O’Rourke; Illustrations by Joe Orlando and others uncredited; Photographs by Ronald G. Harris and others uncredited

Is It Still “Playing” Post Office When the Mucilage Is Real and Covers Your Tongue?, By Chris Miller; Illustration uncredited

Special Message to Chiefs of Police and Heads of Law-Enforcement Agencies from the Attorney General of the United States, the Honorable Richard G. Kleindienst, By Henry Beard; Illustrations by Gray Morrow

A Clockwork Gahan Wilson, Written and illustrated by Gahan Wilson

Funny Pages, Featuring “Nuts” by Gahan Wilson; “Cheech Wizard” by Vaugh Bodé; “Trots and Bonnie” by Shary Flenniken; “Duck and Weevil” by Bobby London; “Idyl” by Jeff Jones; “Love Story” by Bill Woodman; “Different Story” by M. K. Brown; “Coincidental Juxtaposition Comics!” by Ed Subitzky; “Mule’s Diner” by Stan Mack; “The Aesop Brothers, Siamese Twins” by Rodriques

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