(December 2005)

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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
64
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Editing:
John Ficarra; Charlie Kadau (Senior Editor); Joe Raiola (Senior Editor); Jonathan Bresman (Senior Editor); Nick Meglin (Contributing Editor); Dick DeBartolo (Creative Consultant); Dave Croatto (Associate Editor); Amy Vozeolas (Associate Editor); Greg Leitman (Associate Editor)
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

[Harry Potter Again ? Our Scorching Spoof Of Goblet Of Fire] (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Neuman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Fredrickson
Inks:
Mark Fredrickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Indexer Notes

A spoof of Alfred E. Neuman as Harry Potter.

Spy VS. Spy Jr. Action Collectables Kasey Kahne #38 2005 Dodge Charger (Table of Contents)

Mad Kids / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Black Spy Jr.; White Spy Jr.
Synopsis:
Advertisement for 1:24-scale Action Collectables Nascar Mad Kids Spy VS. Spy Jr. Kasey Kahne #38 Great Clips Spy VS. Spy Jr. 2005 Dodge Charger.Kahne drove this car on Oct.14, 2005 at Lowe's Speedway.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Departments (Table of Contents)

Contents Page / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E.Neuman; Bronze Battler (Border contents)
Synopsis:
Contents page featuring what's in the magazine, listed by special Mad departments. Listing for the "Fat's Entertainment" Dept." A Mad Portfolio of Celebrity Liposuction scars" does not appear in the issue.

Random Samplings Of Reader Mail (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E.Neuman; Tom Cruise; Jason Isaacs; Ross Feinberg; Ron Cohn; Carrie Underwood; Harry Potter
Synopsis:
Letters pages featuring letters from Readers; Mad Celebrity Snaps; Mad Fan Of The Month; Envelope Of The Month; Mad's Two-Question Interview; Reader Alert Prize Winners; Staff Listings and The Big Question.

Indexer Notes

From the "Letters And Tomatoes" Dept.

The Fundalini Pages (Table of Contents)

Satirical Tidbits / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Huw Evans; Desmond Devlin; Duck Edwing; Mark Cantrell; P.C. Vey; Mark Cantrell; Tom Nick Cocotos; Matthew A. Cohen; Ross Garmil; Rich Powell; Leonardo Rodriguez
Pencils:
Huw Evans; Grey Blackwell; Ray Alma; Duck Edwing; Kevin Pope; Tim Shamey; P.C. Vey
Inks:
Huw Evans; Grey Blackwell; Ray Alma; Duck Edwing; Kevin Pope; Tim Shamey; P.C. Vey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Melvin; Jenkins; Demi Moore; Ashton Kutcher; Matt Stone; Trey Parker; Harry Potter; Hermione; Dumbledore; Mel Gibson; Dobby; George Lucas; Myrtle; Mr. Hanky; Siamese Only Child; Dig-Faced Terrier; World's Tallest Midget; The Guy Who Could Stand To Lose A Few Pounds; The Alligator-Skinned Crocodile; Half Man Half Bearded Man; Blackeyed Peas; R. Kelly; P. Diddy; Lindsay Lohan; Woody Allen
Synopsis:
Quickie Satirical Tidbits, gags and cartoons Focusing on People Places and things in politics & pop culture.

Indexer Notes

From the "Random Acts Of Mindless" Dept.This is Canadian native, Huw Evans' first published work for Mad Magazine on the segment, The World's Crappiest Freakshow !. Feature includes The World's Crappiest Freakshow !; Vey To Go; Melvin & Jenkins; If The Next Harry Potter Movie Was Directed By: George Lucas, Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Mel Gibson; Woody Allen; The Fast 5: 5 Things Overheard At The Wedding Of Demi Moore & Ashton Kutcher; The Hardcore Gamer's Psalm; Stupid Ikea Product Name Or Cartoon Sound Effect ?; Fundalini Foto News: MTV Goes South For The Video Music Awards.

Harry Plodder Has Gotta Retire (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Desmond Devlin
Pencils:
Herman Mejia
Inks:
Herman Mejia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Harry Plodder; Lord Druckermort; Drano Malformed; Eccentric Buggery; Cha Ching; Bad Eye Moonpie; Herwhiny Grungy; Runt Queasy; Virile Skum; Adam Cooke; Rita Skeever; Rubiks Haggard; Madame Maximum; Booty Grouch Jr.; Albus Doubledork; Severely Snapped; Professor McConjugal
Synopsis:
A Movie parody of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire.

Indexer Notes

From the "They're Off To Be The Wizards" Dept.Lord Druckermort's parody name is an homage to Mad artist, Mort Drucker.

Everyday Pet-Peeves Of Second Rate Superheroes (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell
Inks:
John Caldwell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Whiz; Jon Lovitz; Ferret; Commander Volts [Brent Burleigh]; Bronze Battler; Platinum Lad
Synopsis:
Gags featuring the little things that bother lesser known superheroes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "It's Absurd !...It's A Pain !...It's ..." Dept.

7 Periods Closer To Death (Table of Contents)

7 Periods Closer To Death / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Rall
Pencils:
Ted Rall
Inks:
Ted Rall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Derin
Synopsis:
Derin learns what Phyla means.

Indexer Notes

From the "Keep Your Eye On The Rall" Dept.7 Periods Closer To Death regukar feature.

Dead Man's Hand ! (Table of Contents)

Batman / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Ra's Al Ghul; Ubu
Synopsis:
An ad with comic panels for the Batman VS. System trading card game, with Batman taking on Ra's Al Ghul & Ubu.

Indexer Notes

Special Advertising section featuring Batman VS. System trading card game from Upper Deck Entertainment.

The Mystery Cream Part One (Table of Contents)

Monroe / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Anthony Barbieri
Pencils:
Bill Wray
Inks:
Bill Wray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Monroe; Grandpa; Walter; Dylan; Coach
Synopsis:
After his Grandpa gives him Mexican Miracle Cream for his sore feet, Monroe gets super feet and wins a big football game with a long field goal.

Indexer Notes

From the "Angster's Paradise" Dept.

The Mad 2006 Calendar (Table of Contents)

Mad Insert / insert or dust jacket / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Bunk
Inks:
Tom Bunk
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A Special 2006 Calendar insert with disgusting Basil Wolverton images by Tom Bunk.

Indexer Notes

From the "Days And Confused" Dept.

Kameo: Elements Of Power (Table of Contents)

Kameo / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Michael O' Hare
Inks:
Mike Garcia
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Kameo; Thorn (Villain); Elemental Warriors (Pummel Weed; Rubble; Chilla; Ash); Trolls
Synopsis:
An ad for the XBOX 360 video game, Kameo:Elements Of Power.Features a two page centerfold with art by Michael O' Hare & Mike Garcia.

Indexer Notes

Special Advertising section featuring ad for the XBOX 360 game, Kameo:Elements Of Power.

Spy VS. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy VS. Spy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Kuper
Pencils:
Peter Kuper
Inks:
Peter Kuper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
White Spy falls for Black Spy's super helium balloon weight trap.

Indexer Notes

From the "Joke And Dagger" Dept.Winner: Black Spy.

Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance (Table of Contents)

Fire Emblem / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ike; Nino
Synopsis:
Videogame ad for the the Nintendo Gamecube.

Planet TAD !!!!! [October 31, 08:41 PM-November 17, 2005 07:18 PM] (Table of Contents)

Planet TAD !!!!! / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tim Carvell
Pencils:
Brian Durniak
Inks:
Brian Durniak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Tad
Synopsis:
Monthly mock internet blog feature from 14 year old Tad.

Indexer Notes

This is the third Planet TAD !!!!! blog featured in Mad.From the "In Blog We Trust" Dept.

From The Case Files Of Wanda Goldstein Flenkman: Animal Psychologist (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Pencils:
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Inks:
Teresa Burns Parkhurst
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Gags featuring animals telling their problems to a psychologist.

Indexer Notes

From "It's 'splaining Cats And Dogs" Dept.

Spy VS. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy VS. Spy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Kuper
Pencils:
Peter Kuper
Inks:
Peter Kuper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
Black Spy falls for White Spy's water walkers trap.

Indexer Notes

From the "Joke And Dagger" Dept.Winner: White Spy.

A Mad Look At Cell Phones (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragones / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Sergio Aragones' texless gags featuring cell phone situations.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Serge-In General" Dept.

Go Fetch ! (Table of Contents)

Go Fetch ! / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jimi Hendrix; Beavis & Butthead; Luke Skywalker; Princess Leia Organa; Darth Vader; Obi-Wan Kenobi; Han Solo; Chewbacca; R2-D2; C-3PO; Stuart; Jerry Seinfeld; Carrie Underwood; Brad Pitt; Angelina Jolie; Elaine Benes; George Costanza; Black Spy Jr.; White Spy Jr.; Ghostface; Alfred E. Neuman Jr.; Willy Wonka; Charlie
Synopsis:
Monthly feature on what's hot in Games; DVD'S; Books & Music.

Indexer Notes

This is the fourth Go Fetch ! featured in Mad Magazine.

Extreme Once-Over Home Repitition (Table of Contents)

Mad TV Satire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Debartolo
Pencils:
Tom Richmond
Inks:
Tom Richmond
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Trying Bragington; Marvin Lakely; Alfred E. Neuman (Cameo); Maul; Pressing
Synopsis:
A Parody of the TV series, Extreme Make-Over Home Edition.

Indexer Notes

From the "Building Blockheads" Dept.

Cents-Less Coupons-Your Money Saving Circular (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Maiko
Pencils:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Inks:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Mock ads with coupons for Pocket Fondue; Couch Cushion Mix; Power Swab; Cookie -D- Oughdorant.

Indexer Notes

From the "All Hail Scissor" Dept.

One Fine Morning In The Windy City (Table of Contents)

Celebrity Satire / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Mendenhall
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Donald Trump
Synopsis:
Donald Trump puts the finishing touches on Trump Tower Chicago.

Indexer Notes

From the "Trump Roast" Dept.

What's The Dead End Job Where There Inexplicably Seems To Be No Shortage Of Applicants ? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / (backcovers) *do not use* / *please fix* / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Another famous Mad Fold-In from Al Jaffee.

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragones / filler / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Sergio Aragones' mini textless gags that appear in various margins and panels on most of the pages in the magazine.

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in Various Places Around The Magazine.

Kong: The 8TH Wonder Of The World (Table of Contents)

King Kong / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure
Characters:
King Kong
Synopsis:
Gameboy Advance video game ad for Kong: The 8TH Wonder Of The World.

Indexer Notes

Back cover ad. Based on the 2005 Peter Jackson remake.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Harry Potter Again ? Our Scorching Spoof Of Goblet Of Fire]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Spy VS. Spy Jr. Action Collectables Kasey Kahne #38 2005 Dodge Charger
    Mad Kids
  3. 2. Departments
    Contents Page
  4. 3. Random Samplings Of Reader Mail
    Letters
  5. 4. The Fundalini Pages
    Satirical Tidbits
  6. 5. Harry Plodder Has Gotta Retire
    Mad Movie Satire
  7. 6. Everyday Pet-Peeves Of Second Rate Superheroes
    Topical Satire
  8. 7. 7 Periods Closer To Death
    7 Periods Closer To Death
  9. 8. Dead Man's Hand !
    Batman
  10. 9. The Mystery Cream Part One
    Monroe
  11. 10. The Mad 2006 Calendar
    Mad Insert
  12. 11. Kameo: Elements Of Power
    Kameo
  13. 12. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  14. 13. Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance
    Fire Emblem
  15. 14. Planet TAD !!!!! [October 31, 08:41 PM-November 17, 2005 07:18 PM]
    Planet TAD !!!!!
  16. 15. From The Case Files Of Wanda Goldstein Flenkman: Animal Psychologist
    Topical Satire
  17. 16. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  18. 17. A Mad Look At Cell Phones
    Sergio Aragones
  19. 18. Go Fetch !
    Go Fetch !
  20. 19. Extreme Once-Over Home Repitition
    Mad TV Satire
  21. 20. Cents-Less Coupons-Your Money Saving Circular
    Topical Satire
  22. 21. One Fine Morning In The Windy City
    Celebrity Satire
  23. 22. What's The Dead End Job Where There Inexplicably Seems To Be No Shortage Of Applicants ?
    Mad Fold-In
  24. 23. Drawn Out Dramas
    Sergio Aragones
  25. 24. Kong: The 8TH Wonder Of The World
    King Kong
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne