Mad #89 [25 c cover price]

EC, 1952 Series
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Pages:
52
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ISBN:
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Barcode:
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Color:
color (#1-23, later issues); color cover with black & white interior (#24 - ?)
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Mad (EC, 1952 series) #89.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Mingo (signed)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (signed)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (signed)

Characters:
Frankenstein's monster; Alfred E. Neuman
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Have youself a Political Party (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
G. Woodbridge (signed)
Inks:
G. Woodbridge (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for MAD campaign posters, buttons, bumper sticker et al.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Lose Your Self-Control (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for paperback books

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Various readers
Letters:
Typeset

Why Kill Yourself? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr. ?
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr. ?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for subscriptions for "MAD"

When the Cigarette Industry Fights Back (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Reilly (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Rickard (credited)
Inks:
Jack Rickard (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Another MAD Peek Through the Microscope (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Hahn (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (credited)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The MAD Academy Awards for Parents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart (credited)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (credited)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Alone in a Washroom for the First Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin (credited)
Pencils:
Don Martin (credited)
Inks:
Don Martin (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The MAD Drive-in Movie Primer (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel (credited)
Pencils:
George Woodbridge (credited)
Inks:
George Woodbridge (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The Lighter Side of Water Sports (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Berg
Pencils:
David Berg
Inks:
David Berg
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The Sights and Sounds of the U.S.A. (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel; Frank Jacobs (credited)
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr. (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

World's Fair Pavillions We'd Really Like to See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

[The Garden Swing] (Table of Contents)

Spy vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. Prohias (signed)
Pencils:
A. Prohias (signed)
Inks:
A. Prohias (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy

The MAD Guide to Power Boating (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick de Bartolo (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (credited)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

The last five pages are printed transversely.

One Fine Evening in Lovers' Lane (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin (credited)
Pencils:
Don Martin (credited)
Inks:
Don Martin (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Comic Strips They'd Really Like to Do (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles M. Schulz; Walt Kelly; Ken Ernst; Allen Saunders; Mort Walker; Mell Lazarus
Pencils:
Charles M. Schulz; Walt Kelly; Ken Ernst; Allen Saunders; Mort Walker; Mell Lazarus
Inks:
Charles M. Schulz; Walt Kelly; Ken Ernst; Allen Saunders; Mort Walker; Mell Lazarus
Letters:
Charles M. Schulz; Walt Kelly; Ken Ernst; Allen Saunders; Mort Walker; Mell Lazarus

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Charlie Brown (cameo); Pogo (cameo); Mary Worth (cameo); Beetle Bailey (cameo); Sergeant Snorkel (cameo); Miss Peach (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Five famous comic strip creators lampoon the strips of other creators (0.7 page each):
Schulz spoofing himself (kind of)
Kelly spoofing "Miss Peach"
Ernst and Saunders spoofing "Peanuts"
Walker spoofing "the Heart of Juliet Jones"
Lazarus spoofing "Steve Canyon"

[The French Disconnection] (Table of Contents)

Spy vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. Prohias (signed)
Pencils:
A. Prohias (signed)
Inks:
A. Prohias (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy

The Phewgitive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart (credited)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (credited)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dr. Richard Thimble; a local police chief and his daughter; Adolf Hitler (cameo); the head of the Olympic Committee; the man looking for Richard Thimble for weeks; a one-armed man

Indexer Notes

Spoof of tv series "The Fugitive"

The Private Eye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin (credited)
Pencils:
Don Martin (credited)
Inks:
Don Martin (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The One Sure Thing We'll All Get Out of Our Moon Shot (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee (credited)
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (credited)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A MAD fold-in

"That's right, Operator! Long Distance – Person-to-Person to Arnold Finster -" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lester Krauss (photograph)
Inks:
Lester Krauss (photograph)
Colors:
Lester Krauss (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Spoof advertisement for a fictional telephone company (Bilked Telephone System). Illustration is a color photography.