(September 2007)

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Volume:
?
Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
56
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
John Ficarra
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

There are 2 different covers for this issue, both featuring Alfred as Bart.


I Will Not Use The Simpsons Movie To Sell MAD (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Syracuse
Inks:
Jack Syracuse
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman [as Bart Simpson]
Synopsis:
Alfred writing on a blackboard.

We Choke The Simpsons Movie (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Syracuse
Inks:
Jack Syracuse
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman [as Bart Simpson]; Homer Simpson
Synopsis:
Homer choking Alfred.

The Ultimate Experience (Table of Contents)

Comic Collector Live.com / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Denham
Inks:
Brian Denham
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Kell; Tora
Synopsis:
Ad for comic collection organizing software from Midten Media, Inc.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Departments (Table of Contents)

Table of Contents / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Brian Durniak; Jonathan Bresman; Patty Dwyer; Ryan Flanders; Dick DeBartolo; Dave Croatto; Amy Vozeolas; John Ficarra; Joe Raiola; Charlie Kadau; Nadia Simon; Doug Thomson; Tom Silvestro; Greg Leitman; Lenny Brenner; Sam Viviano

Indexer Notes

Characters are the MAD staff as Simpsons cartoon avatars, produced by Simpsonsmovie.com. The feature "The Devil Wears Nada Department" is phony and does not actually appear in the issue.

Random Samplings of Reader Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Ficarra; Darren Rodstrom; Chris Swisher; Will Swisher
Pencils:
Darren Rodstrom (photo); Will Swisher (photo); ? (photo)
Inks:
Darren Rodstrom (photo); Will Swisher (photo); ? (photo)
Colors:
Darren Rodstrom (photo); Will Swisher (photo); ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Caleb Rodstrom; George Lucas; Chris Swisher; Paul Levitz; Marty Markowitz; Irving Burgie; Robert Catell; Scot Medbury; jon Bresman; Brian Durniak; Amy Vozeolas; Dave Croatto; Dick DeBartolo; Dennis Wunderlin; Greg Leitman; Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola; Cathy Gaines Mifsud
Synopsis:
Letters, photos and fan art. Includes photos and writeup on the occasion of William M. Gaines's posthumous receipt of a plaque on the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Celebrity Path.

How Do You Sound? / Buy Mead. Get Rewarded. / What've You Got Inside? (Table of Contents)

MeadWestvaco Corporation / advertisement / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for school supplies from Mead, in their Five Star line.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages pages 1-2, on page 2, and between pages 2-3 of Letters pages.

On Sale Now! (Table of Contents)

The MAD War On Bush / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
House ad for MAD book.

Indexer Notes

Appears on page 3 of Letters pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Shadow You Cast Is The Shadow They Fear (Table of Contents)

Blue Dragon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for game from Microsoft.

The Fundalini Pages (Table of Contents)

Random Acts of Mindless Dept.; Where Your iPhone $$$$ Goes; Duck Droppings; Joke Set-ups In Search of A Punchline; Fundalini Asks "What If...?"; The Godfrey Report; The Fast 5; Melvin & Jenkins; Paint Like The Masters; Castro Comments; Tierra Del Feggo; M / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; John Caldwell

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Al Roker; Melvin; Jenkins; Fidel Castro; Vincent Van Gogh; John Edwards
Synopsis:
Various short satires of pop culture.

Indexer Notes

Contributors (roles unknown) include: John Caldwell; Dick DeBartolo; Desmond Devlin; Duck Edwing; Feggo; Laura Howell; Jeff Kruse; Kevin Pope; Adam Rust; Eric Scott; Jack Syracuse; Rick Tulka

Sci-Fi Never Looked So Good (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon; Serenity / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for DVDs from Universal Studios.

Spider-Sham 3 (Table of Contents)

Webber Without A Cause Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Hermann Mejia
Inks:
Hermann Mejia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Spider-Sham [Peeper Porker]; Green Gobblygook [Harried]; Blandman; Venema [Eddie Blecch]; MT; Lois Lane (cameo); Clark Kent (cameo); Peeper's aunt; Peeper's boss; Bleak
Synopsis:
Spider-Sham battles Blandman and Venema with the Green Gobblygook's help.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of movie "Spider-Man 3."

The Yound Man's Guide to Successful Mall Romance (Table of Contents)

Food Courting Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jacob Lambert
Pencils:
Rich Powell
Inks:
Rich Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Rich Powell

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Things not to do if you're trying to impress a date at the mall.

Planet TAD!!!!! (Table of Contents)

In Blog We Trust Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tim Carvell
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shia LaBeouf; Tad; Frank
Synopsis:
Story of Tad's experiences mowing lawns as a summer job.

Outtakes From Hillary's Sopranos Spoof (Table of Contents)

A Campaign In The Ass Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Hillary Clinton; Bill Clinton
Synopsis:
Stills from a Hillary Clinton tv commercial with humorous captions.

Failed Pitches for The New Simpsons Movie (Table of Contents)

Homer Wreckers Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Smallwood
Inks:
Steve Smallwood
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Homer Simpson; Marge Simpson; Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson; Eddie Murphy; Ned Flanders; Mrs. Flanders; Comic Book Guy; Crusty The Clown; Barney; Moe; Smithers; Mr. Burns
Synopsis:
Ideas for the Simpsons movie from various Hollywood personalities pitching their unique styles.

Indexer Notes

Phony letters from: Daisuke Matsui; Macaulay Culkin; Eddie Murphy; Tom Cruise; Larry Flynt.

Things Shouted Out To Paris Hilton As She Left Prison (Table of Contents)

Jailhouse Mock Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Richmond
Inks:
Tom Richmond
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Paris Hilton; Nicholas Kristof
Synopsis:
Unlikely questions for Paris regarding prison life.

Tonight We Dine In Hell! (Table of Contents)

300 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for DVD of movie from Warner Brothers Entertainment.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke And Dagger Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
In the first strip, the White Spy fools the Black Spy with a fake half-buried look-alike of himself at the beach. In the second strip, the Black Spy retaliates for a nail on his chair, using a porcupine.

Indexer Notes

There are 2 strips.

Did You Miss Any of These? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions to MADKids magazine.

Monroe and...The Summer Jobs Part 1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Anthony Barbieri
Pencils:
Tom Fowler
Inks:
Tom Fowler
Colors:
Ryan Flanders
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Monroe; Monroe's father; Hector; Apache; Mr. Dameshek; Sally June; Sally June's father; Chompers; Mr. August
Synopsis:
Monroe gets a summer job delivering newspapers until he shows he can calm down animals.

The MAD Guide for Public Speakers, Volume One: Phrases To Absolutely Avoid When Delivering A Eulogy... (Table of Contents)

Deceased And Desist Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeff Kruse
Pencils:
Tom Bunk
Inks:
Tom Bunk
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Lines that would be offensive and in bad taste at funerals.

Season Three...What's Next? (Table of Contents)

NBC; USA Network / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bo Bridges (photo)
Inks:
Bo Bridges (photo)
Colors:
Bo Bridges (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Nate Adams
Synopsis:
Ad for AST Dew Tour tv show series.

A MAD Look At Mixed Martial Arts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Things that can go wrong in mixed martial arts contests.

There's Only One Way To Get Your Hands On A Nanobot-swarm-cannon...You Gotta Earn It. (Table of Contents)

Alien Syndrome / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for game from Totally Games.

Celebrity Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards (Table of Contents)

Manga Mia! Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Arnold
Pencils:
Tom Richmond
Inks:
Tom Richmond
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Yu-Gi-O'Reilly; Yu-Gi-Oprah; Yu-Gi-Obama; Yu-Gi-O.J.; Yu-Gi-Olsen Twins; Yu-Gi-Osama; Yu-Gi-O'Donnell; Yu-Gi-O'Neal; Yu-Gi-Opie & Anthony
Synopsis:
Celebrities as Yu-Gi-Oh! character cards, with their power levels and stats.

The Believability / Unbelievability of Harry Potter (Table of Contents)

Reel To Real Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barry Liebmann
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dobby; Dumbledore; Harry Potter
Synopsis:
Things that are unbelievable about the Harry Potter stories.

Subscribe to MAD Classics...and Own This MAD Classic! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions to MAD Classics magazine.

Boo! (Table of Contents)

The Greek Squad Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Desmond Devlin
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lord Beefjerxes; Cojones; Testes; Treachery; Mentos; Abraham Lincoln (cameo); William Shakespeare (cameo); the hunchback
Synopsis:
Major scenes from the movie skewered with goofy dialogue.

Indexer Notes

Parody of movie "300."

What The Heck Is The Difference? (Table of Contents)

Observation Dreck Dept. / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Mingo (painted, signed); ? (changes)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (painted, signed); ? (changes)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (painted, signed); ? (changes)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Cover of MAD #106 with a variation to find the differences on.
Reprints:

What Do Many Experts Say Is The Greatest Looming Threat To The American Public? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Osama Bin Laden; Sanjaya
Synopsis:
Answer is: Sanjaya's solo album.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Dept. / filler / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Gags appear on 14 different pages.

The Legion of Doom Never Looked So Good! (Table of Contents)

Justice League / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Batman; Flash; Superman; Lex Luthor; Gorilla Grodd; The Joker
Synopsis:
Ad for posable figures from Mattel.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Will Not Use The Simpsons Movie To Sell MAD
    Alfred E. Neuman; The Simpsons
  2. 1. We Choke The Simpsons Movie
    Alfred E. Neuman; The Simpsons
  3. 2. The Ultimate Experience
    Comic Collector Live.com
  4. 3. Departments
    Table of Contents
  5. 4. Random Samplings of Reader Mail
    Letters And Tomatoes Department
  6. 5. How Do You Sound? / Buy Mead. Get Rewarded. / What've You Got Inside?
    MeadWestvaco Corporation
  7. 6. On Sale Now!
    The MAD War On Bush
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Shadow You Cast Is The Shadow They Fear
    Blue Dragon
  10. 9. The Fundalini Pages
    Random Acts of Mindless Dept.; Where Your iPhone $$$$ Goes; Duck Droppings; Joke Set-ups In Search of A Punchline; Fundalini Asks "What If...?"; The Godfrey Report; The Fast 5; Melvin & Jenkins; Paint Like The Masters; Castro Comments; Tierra Del Feggo; M
  11. 10. Sci-Fi Never Looked So Good
    Flash Gordon; Serenity
  12. 11. Spider-Sham 3
    Webber Without A Cause Dept.
  13. 12. The Yound Man's Guide to Successful Mall Romance
    Food Courting Dept.
  14. 13. Planet TAD!!!!!
    In Blog We Trust Dept.
  15. 14. Outtakes From Hillary's Sopranos Spoof
    A Campaign In The Ass Dept.
  16. 15. Failed Pitches for The New Simpsons Movie
    Homer Wreckers Dept.
  17. 16. Things Shouted Out To Paris Hilton As She Left Prison
    Jailhouse Mock Dept.
  18. 17. Tonight We Dine In Hell!
    300
  19. 18. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke And Dagger Dept.
  20. 19. Did You Miss Any of These?
    MADKids
  21. 20. Monroe and...The Summer Jobs Part 1
    Angster's Paradise Dept.
  22. 21. The MAD Guide for Public Speakers, Volume One: Phrases To Absolutely Avoid When Delivering A Eulogy...
    Deceased And Desist Dept.
  23. 22. Season Three...What's Next?
    NBC; USA Network
  24. 23. A MAD Look At Mixed Martial Arts
    Serge-In General Dept.
  25. 24. There's Only One Way To Get Your Hands On A Nanobot-swarm-cannon...You Gotta Earn It.
    Alien Syndrome
  26. 25. Celebrity Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards
    Manga Mia! Dept.
  27. 26. The Believability / Unbelievability of Harry Potter
    Reel To Real Dept.
  28. 27. Subscribe to MAD Classics...and Own This MAD Classic!
    MAD Classics
  29. 28. Boo!
    The Greek Squad Dept.
  30. 29. What The Heck Is The Difference?
    Observation Dreck Dept.
  31. 30. What Do Many Experts Say Is The Greatest Looming Threat To The American Public?
    Mad Fold-In
  32. 31. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  33. 32. The Legion of Doom Never Looked So Good!
    Justice League
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne