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The Beef of Bagdad

Babu releases Rinjamur

The Beef of Bagdad title card

Publisher Marvel Comics
Date published October 1978
Part of Laff-a-Lympics #8
# of pages 17
Writer Mark Evanier
Penciler Roman Arambula
Dan Spiegle
Inker Scott Shaw
Colorer Carl Gafford
Letterer Carol Lay
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The Beef of Bagdad is the single story in Laff-a-Lympics #8, by Marvel Comics.


The Dread Baron tricks Babu into opening a cursed genii bottle, which gets Babu turned into a giant snail.


Really Rottens:

Scooby Doobies:

Yogi Yahooeys:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Stadium audience (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Gravis Mushnick (only time mentioned)
  • F.O.C.U.S. One (only time heard)
  • Scared citizen (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Fast food employee (single appearance)




Full credits

The following credits try to match how they are displayed in the comic as much as possible:


  • This is Fred, Daphne, and Velma's first time in a Laff-a-Lympics adventure (although, they're never actually at the stadium).

Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • None known.


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