(July 1999)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
4.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
092567332304 07
Editing:
Nick Meglin; John Ficarra; Charlie Kadau (senior editor); Joe Raiola (senior editor); David Shayne (associate editor); Amy Mavrikis (assistant editor); Dick DeBartolo (creative consultant); Annie Gaines (managing editor); Sam Viviano (art director); Nadina Simon (associate art director)
Color:
color (#1-23, 400-present); color cover with black & white interior (#24 - 399)
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Phantom Menace (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Roberto Parada [as Parada] (painted, signed)
Inks:
Roberto Parada [as Parada] (painted, signed)
Colors:
Roberto Parada [as Parada] (painted, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Anakin Skywalker; C-3PO; Jar-Jar Binks; Qui-Gon Jinn; Obi-Wan Kenobi; Padme; R2-D2
Reprints:

Coming Next Month! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Departments / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés; Bill Wray; Hermann Mejia; Duck Edwing; Peter Kuper; John Caldwell; James Warhola
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés; Bill Wray; Hermann Mejia; Duck Edwing; Peter Kuper; John Caldwell; James Warhola
Letters:
typeset

On Sale Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Department / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Satirize This (Table of Contents)

Are You Talkin' to Me - at $100 an Hour? Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Gordon
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture Analyze This.

The Mad Book of Suicide Etiquette (Table of Contents)

Rules to Not Live By Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Drew Friedman
Pencils:
Mike Snider
Inks:
Mike Snider
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Monroe and... the Funeral (Table of Contents)

Angster's Paradise Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Anthony Barbieri
Pencils:
Bill Wray
Inks:
Bill Wray
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Countdown to... The Phantom Menace (Table of Contents)

Come to the Dork Side Dept. / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Amanda Conner
Inks:
Amanda Conner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Reprints:

The Jesse Venturification of U.S. Politics (Table of Contents)

1600 Wrestlemania Avenue Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Desmond Devlin
Pencils:
Ray Alma
Inks:
Ray Alma
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

An Import Message from the Law Firm of Low, Rottten, Scumbag & Snake (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Debartolo
Pencils:
Irving Schild (photo)
Inks:
Irving Schild (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's Star Wars Trivial Pursuit (Table of Contents)

Jedi.Q Dept. / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Prete
Pencils:
Hermann Mejia
Inks:
Hermann Mejia
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Qui-Gon Jinn; Obi-Wan Kenobi; C-3PO; R2-D2; Jar Jar Binks; Anakin Skywalker; Yoda; Han Solo; Chewbacca; Boba Fett; Luke Skywalker; Jabba the Hutt
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Activity is printed in black and white.
Side notes contain a photo of German Star Wars toilet paper.

A Mad Look at Plastic Surgery (Table of Contents)

Serge-in General Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor

Putz Adams (Table of Contents)

The Doctor is In-Sane Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Bill Wray
Inks:
Bill Wray
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of the motion picture Patch Adams.

The Lighter Side of... (Table of Contents)

Berg's-Eye View Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Flirty Dancing (Table of Contents)

Tales from the Duck Side / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Duck Edwing
Pencils:
Duck Edwing
Inks:
Duck Edwing
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

The Mad Guide to Cleaning Up Your #*!%&*@# Vocabulary (Table of Contents)

Without a Swear in the World Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell
Inks:
John Caldwell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joe and Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher
Pencils:
Peter Kuper
Inks:
Peter Kuper

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The Black Spy tries to ruin a ribbon-cutting ceremony where White Spy is the man of distinction. However, when Black Spy attempts to ram him with a car, White Spy activates a traffic barrier.

The Phantom Menace - Scenes You Never Saw (Table of Contents)

The Stills Are Alive Dept. / photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David P. Levin (photos)
Inks:
David P. Levin (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction

The Omahog Steaks Meats by Mail Catalogue (Table of Contents)

The Loin King Dept. / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola; David Shayne
Pencils:
James Warhola
Inks:
James Warhola
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds: George Lucas (Table of Contents)

Grieving Las Vegas Dept. / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Hermann Mejia
Inks:
Hermann Mejia
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
George Lucas
Reprints:

What Eagerly Anticipated Event is Finally Upon Us? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

The Morning Feeding (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher
Pencils:
Tom Bunk
Inks:
Tom Bunk
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Department / cartoon / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Found in margins throughout the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Phantom Menace
  2. 1. Coming Next Month!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Departments
  4. 3. On Sale Now!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  6. 5. Satirize This
    Are You Talkin' to Me - at $100 an Hour? Dept.
  7. 6. The Mad Book of Suicide Etiquette
    Rules to Not Live By Dept.
  8. 7. Monroe and... the Funeral
    Angster's Paradise Dept.
  9. 8. Countdown to... The Phantom Menace
    Come to the Dork Side Dept.
  10. 9. The Jesse Venturification of U.S. Politics
    1600 Wrestlemania Avenue Dept.
  11. 10. An Import Message from the Law Firm of Low, Rottten, Scumbag & Snake
  12. 11. Mad's Star Wars Trivial Pursuit
    Jedi.Q Dept.
  13. 12. A Mad Look at Plastic Surgery
    Serge-in General Dept.
  14. 13. Putz Adams
    The Doctor is In-Sane Dept.
  15. 14. The Lighter Side of...
    Berg's-Eye View Dept.
  16. 15. Flirty Dancing
    Tales from the Duck Side
  17. 16. The Mad Guide to Cleaning Up Your #*!%&*@# Vocabulary
    Without a Swear in the World Dept.
  18. 17. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joe and Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  19. 18. The Phantom Menace - Scenes You Never Saw
    The Stills Are Alive Dept.
  20. 19. The Omahog Steaks Meats by Mail Catalogue
    The Loin King Dept.
  21. 20. Mad's Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds: George Lucas
    Grieving Las Vegas Dept.
  22. 21. What Eagerly Anticipated Event is Finally Upon Us?
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. The Morning Feeding
  24. 23. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Department
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne