(June 2008)

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Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
52
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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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

Indiana Jones (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Alfred in Indiana Jones's familiar garb.

Ninja Gaiden II (Table of Contents)

Ninja Gaiden II / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for game from Temco Ltd. On inside front cover.

Departments (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Super Delegate; Indiana Jones; Deathster; Lizz LemonPledge

Indexer Notes

Art is from various places in the magazine. The feature "Optimus Prime Rib Department" is phony and does not actually appear in the issue.

Dragon Ball Z Remastered (Table of Contents)

Dragon Ball Z / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for May 27th 2008 DVD releases from Bird Studio/Shueisha and Toei Animation.

Indexer Notes

Occupies bottom halves of first 2 pages of letters pages.

Random Samplings of Reader Mail (Table of Contents)

Letters And Tomatoes Department / letters page / 2.67 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Matisyahu; Jonathan Bresman
Synopsis:
Includes the editor's Nifty Fifty of celebrities to photograph with a copy of MAD for the coming year.

Indexer Notes

Letters, photos and fan art from: Craig Kleinpeter; Kevin Killermann; Victor Gratt; Steve Haller; Jeanette Handling; Tony Comunale; Rachel Nussbaum; Ed Meisinger; Royan Iranpour; April Harris; Jason Reeves; Ryan Castillo; Peter & Janelle Hernandez; Colton Walker

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Fundalini Pages (Table of Contents)

Random Acts of Mindless Dept.; Lines Cut From The Candidates' Convention Speeches; Randy's Dandy Toon Time; Teen Car Laws; The Swift 6; Wartime Birds Closely Related To The Chickenhawk; Diet Tips From Fat Steve; Least E-mailed Articles; Sports Injuries Fr / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Barack Obama; Hillary Clinton; John McCain; Jenna Jameson; Fat Steve; Joe Bitterman; Nick
Synopsis:
Various short satires of pop culture.

Indexer Notes

Contributors (roles unknown) include: Paul Coker; Dick DeBartolo; Evan Dorkin; Sarah Dyer; Garth Gerhart; Darren Johnson; Jeff Kruse; Jacob Lambert; Randy McIlwane; Bob Staake; Ward Sutton; Rick Tulka

Millions of Trees Gave Their Lives For These Books (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for the following MAD books: Spy Vs. Spy 2; MAD About Star Wars; The MAD War on Bush; The Completely MAD Don Martin.

30 Crock (Table of Contents)

Oy Fey! Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Crazee Jumpin; Lizz LemonPledge; Jock Dungaheap; Henna Baloney; Jane Krackheadski; Lorne Michaels (cameo); Kennel; Hannah Montana (cameo); Crank
Synopsis:
A typical day at the studios at 30 Crock.

Indexer Notes

Parody of tv show 30 Rock.

It's Ugly Out There! (Table of Contents)

Uglydoll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for books in the Uglydoll series from Random House, by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim.

SuperDelegate (Table of Contents)

Washington DC Comics Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola
Pencils:
R. Sikoryak
Inks:
R. Sikoryak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Bill Clinton; Hillary Clinton; Barack Obama; Michelle Obama
Synopsis:
Bill, in his secret identity as SuperDelegate, stops the Obama campaign dead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Silver Age Superman comic plots, drawn in a similar style.

The Top-Secret "Indiana Jones Memo" from George Lucas to Steven Spielberg (Table of Contents)

Hit and Missive Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Steven Spielberg; George Lucas (printed word)
Synopsis:
A fake letter of ideas for the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull movie.

A MAD Look At Science Fairs (Table of Contents)

Serge-In General Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Various things that might go wrong with typical science fair projects.

Embryonic Jones and The Temple of Womb (Table of Contents)

Fetal Attraction Dept.; A Mad Pull-Out Poster / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Desmond Devlin
Pencils:
Richard Williams
Inks:
Richard Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Embryonic Jones

Indexer Notes

Parody of an Indiana Jones movie poster.

An Important Message From MAD's Director of Business & Development (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Jeffrey Lozenge
Synopsis:
A message on ?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Mad subscriptions; #3 in a series.

Monroe and...Evolution (Table of Contents)

Angster's Paradise Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Monroe; Mr. Bines; Johab; Johab's father; Johab's mother; Monroe's mother; Monroe's father
Synopsis:
Monroe is paired with a new, home-schooled, Christian boy for a homework assignment.

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:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Shows covers to several issues of MAD Classics and also MAD #166.

MAD's Rusty Iron Man Outtakes (Table of Contents)

Monkey in The Metal Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Pepper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Movie stills with fake dialog.

A-Hole Foods Market (Table of Contents)

Taking The Wind Out Of THier Sales Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kiernan P. Schmitt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Fake ad to look like Whole Foods Market circular.

7 Periods Closer To Death (Table of Contents)

Rall of Duty Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ted Rall
Pencils:
Ted Rall
Inks:
Ted Rall
Letters:
Ted Rall

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Brian; Angela
Synopsis:
Brian refuses a prom invitation from Angela.

MADKids On Sale Now! (Table of Contents)

MADKids / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vanessa Anne Hudgens; Zac Efron; Roger; Black Spy; White Spy; Dwayne; Wall-E
Synopsis:
Various pages from recent MADKids issues.

Indexer Notes

House ad for MADKids current issue and subscriptions.

10 Things Indiana Jones Hates More Than Snakes (Table of Contents)

Reptile Dysfunction Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Indiana Jones; Robert Langdon
Synopsis:
A look at other things that might bug Indiana Jones.

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:
The White Spy is camouflaged so well that the Black Spy destroys several things thinking they are the White Spy.

Deathster (Table of Contents)

Good Kill Hunting Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Hermann Mejia
Inks:
Hermann Mejia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Deathster Morgue'in; Angel Badteaser; Tom Asstore; Maria Lagrabba; Debrat; Scary Morgue'in; Sgt. Croakes; Vince Masukka; Reepa; Liar
Synopsis:
A typical week in the life of Deathster, with a flashback to his youth.

Indexer Notes

Parody of the tv show Dexter.

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

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

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

Characters:
Indiana Jones; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Cover of MAD #228 with a variation to find the differences on.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Answer included.

All-Out Ninja War - Uncut (Table of Contents)

Naruto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Shonen Jump DVD set.

What Frightening Ancient Relic Will Be The Focus of Much Attention and Fanfare This Summer? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
John McCain
Synopsis:
Answer is: John McCain.

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 12 different pages.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water (Table of Contents)

Vampirates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for book "Blood Captain" in the Vampirates series from Little, Brown and Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Indiana Jones
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Ninja Gaiden II
    Ninja Gaiden II
  3. 2. Departments
  4. 3. Dragon Ball Z Remastered
    Dragon Ball Z
  5. 4. Random Samplings of Reader Mail
    Letters And Tomatoes Department
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Fundalini Pages
    Random Acts of Mindless Dept.; Lines Cut From The Candidates' Convention Speeches; Randy's Dandy Toon Time; Teen Car Laws; The Swift 6; Wartime Birds Closely Related To The Chickenhawk; Diet Tips From Fat Steve; Least E-mailed Articles; Sports Injuries Fr
  8. 7. Millions of Trees Gave Their Lives For These Books
    MAD books
  9. 8. 30 Crock
    Oy Fey! Dept.
  10. 9. It's Ugly Out There!
    Uglydoll
  11. 10. SuperDelegate
    Washington DC Comics Dept.
  12. 11. The Top-Secret "Indiana Jones Memo" from George Lucas to Steven Spielberg
    Hit and Missive Dept.
  13. 12. A MAD Look At Science Fairs
    Serge-In General Dept.
  14. 13. Embryonic Jones and The Temple of Womb
    Fetal Attraction Dept.; A Mad Pull-Out Poster
  15. 14. An Important Message From MAD's Director of Business & Development
    Mad Magazine
  16. 15. Monroe and...Evolution
    Angster's Paradise Dept.
  17. 16. Subscribe to MAD Classics...and Own This MAD Classic!
    MAD Classics
  18. 17. MAD's Rusty Iron Man Outtakes
    Monkey in The Metal Dept.
  19. 18. A-Hole Foods Market
    Taking The Wind Out Of THier Sales Dept.
  20. 19. 7 Periods Closer To Death
    Rall of Duty Dept.
  21. 20. MADKids On Sale Now!
    MADKids
  22. 21. 10 Things Indiana Jones Hates More Than Snakes
    Reptile Dysfunction Dept.
  23. 22. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke And Dagger Dept.
  24. 23. Deathster
    Good Kill Hunting Dept.
  25. 24. What The Heck Is The Difference?
    Observation Dreck Dept.
  26. 25. All-Out Ninja War - Uncut
    Naruto
  27. 26. What Frightening Ancient Relic Will Be The Focus of Much Attention and Fanfare This Summer?
    Mad Fold-In
  28. 27. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  29. 28. Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water
    Vampirates
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne