(May 1973)

Warner Books, 1973 Series
 
Price:
1.75 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Warner Books, Inc.
Brand:
Warner Books
ISBN:
0-446-94358-4 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Mass Market Paperback size
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

Indexed from a first printing copy.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Indexed from a coverless copy.

No image yet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers are blank.
Indexer's copy was missing 2 pages at the front of the book, likely blank or title pages.

William M. Gaines's The Bedside MAD (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Title page and publishing information.

Indexer Notes

Illustration is excerpt from some previous issue of MAD.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Elder
Inks:
Bill Elder
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustration is excerpt from "Robinson Crusoe!" story.

Outer Sanctum! (Table of Contents)

Horror Dept. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ramon; The Professor; Heap
Synopsis:
The Professor creates Heap and uses him to rob banks until Heap leaves to find a mate.
Reprints:

Lone Stranger Rides Again! (Table of Contents)

Juvenile Western Dept.; Lone Stranger / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Stranger; Pronto [Chief Wonga]; Ookabollwonga tribe
Synopsis:
The Lone Stranger learns of Proto's secret identity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Lone Ranger and Tonto.

Scenes We'd...Like To See! (Table of Contents)

Dept. I; [Hollywood Dept.] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lance Sterling
Synopsis:
Typical surrounded fort climax scene from a western, with untypical ending.
Reprints:

The Cane Mutiny! (Table of Contents)

Navy Dept. / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Willie Wonte; Lt. Feefer; Captain DeBris; Captain Kweeg; Van; Lt. Whitewald; Lt. Christian; Captain Bligh
Synopsis:
A parody of the movie "The Caine Mutiny."
Reprints:

Medical (Table of Contents)

TV Dept. / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Elder
Inks:
Bill Elder
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Konrad Strainer; Smilby; Lance Follicle; Amanda
Synopsis:
Lance needs a tonsillectomy, from which he recovers in great shape, but still can't play the violin well.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV show "Medic."

[in hieroglyphics] (Table of Contents)

Report From Abroad / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An analysis of the Egyptian political situation -- in hieroglyphics.
Reprints:

Hah! Noon! (Table of Contents)

Adult Western Dept. / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; western-frontier
Characters:
Marshall Kane; Mrs. Kane; Marshall Floodnick; Killer Diller Miller; Ramona
Synopsis:
Marshall Kane dithers about leaving town, beats up another marshall, and kills some accomplices of Miller before subduing Miller without violence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A parody of the Gary Cooper film "High Noon."

Scenes We'd Like To See: The Musketeer Who Failed To Get The Girl (Table of Contents)

Dept. II; [Hollywood Dept.] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Inks:
Phil Interlandi (signed)

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
The musketeer successfully battles dozens of the villain's men, but is run through by the villain.
Reprints:

Restaurant! (Table of Contents)

Report From America Dept. / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Sturdley; Mrs. Sturdley; Smurdley Sturdley; junior Sturdley; baby Sturdley
Synopsis:
The deprivations the Sturdleys suffer at a "typical" Sunday restaurant outing.
Reprints:

Casey At The Bat! (Table of Contents)

Poetry Dept. / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Cooney; Burrows; Flynn; Blake; Casey; umpire
Synopsis:
Casey has a chance to hit the winning runs in a baseball game, but strikes out for the loss.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the text of the famous poem accompanied by humorous illustrations.

Robinson Crusoe! (Table of Contents)

Literary Classics Dept. / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Bill Elder (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Robinson Crusoe; Joe Friday
Synopsis:
A parody of the novel Robinson Crusoe.
Reprints:

[in Chinese] (Table of Contents)

Report From Abroad / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An analysis of the Chinese political situation -- in Chinese.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Potrzebie" appears several times in the text.

Slow Motion! (Table of Contents)

Science Dept. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A look at what might be happening in various sports if they were recorded by a slow motion camera.
Reprints:

Drawrof (Table of Contents)

Report From Abroad / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Yeldrums Serutan]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An analysis of Antarctica, with all words printed backwards, as it is supposed to be the point of view of "backwards nations."
Reprints:

Do You Have Trouble Getting To Sleep At Night? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Promotional text for this book.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. William M. Gaines's The Bedside MAD
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Outer Sanctum!
    Horror Dept.
  6. 5. Lone Stranger Rides Again!
    Juvenile Western Dept.; Lone Stranger
  7. 6. Scenes We'd...Like To See!
    Dept. I; [Hollywood Dept.]
  8. 7. The Cane Mutiny!
    Navy Dept.
  9. 8. Medical
    TV Dept.
  10. 9. [in hieroglyphics]
    Report From Abroad
  11. 10. Hah! Noon!
    Adult Western Dept.
  12. 11. Scenes We'd Like To See: The Musketeer Who Failed To Get The Girl
    Dept. II; [Hollywood Dept.]
  13. 12. Restaurant!
    Report From America Dept.
  14. 13. Casey At The Bat!
    Poetry Dept.
  15. 14. Robinson Crusoe!
    Literary Classics Dept.
  16. 15. [in Chinese]
    Report From Abroad
  17. 16. Slow Motion!
    Science Dept.
  18. 17. Drawrof
    Report From Abroad
  19. 18. Do You Have Trouble Getting To Sleep At Night?
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