(1975)

EC, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
136
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size

Issue Notes

Includes 36-page comic book insert reprinting stories from 1953 and 1954 issues. Indicia title "MAD Super Special."


Mad Super Special (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Elder; Wally Wood; Jack Davis
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Shermlock Shomes; Dr. Whatsit; Marlon Branflakes; Lone Stranger; Bottleneck; Starchie

The Nostalgic Mad No. 4 (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Shermlock Shomes; Dr. Whatsit
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Indexer Notes

Comic-book insert

Shermlock Shomes! (Table of Contents)

Crime Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dr. Whatsit; Shermlock Shomes
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Indexer Notes

Spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes;
comic book insert

Wild 1/2 (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Marlon Branflakes
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of the Marlon Brando movie "The Wild One";
comic book insert

Lone Stranger Rides Again! (Table of Contents)

Western Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Stranger; Pronto
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Indexer Notes

Take-off on Fran Striker's The Lone Ranger;
comic book insert

William M. Gaines (Alias Melvin) (Table of Contents)

The EC "Publisher of the Issue" / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; biography
Characters:
William M. Gaines
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Starchie (Table of Contents)

Teen-Age Comics Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Starchie; Bottleneck; Mr. Weathernot; Salonica;
Biddy; Wedgie Van Smelt
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Parody of Archie; comic book insert

Tales Calculated to Drive You Mad (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
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Indexer Notes

Comic book insert

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

Mad / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Elder; Wally Wood; Jack Davis
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dr. Whatsit; Shermlock Shomes; Bottleneck; Starchie; Marlon Branflakes; Lone Stranger

Indexer Notes

Reprints images on front cover (from 1950s issues)

Mad Final Episodes of Some Long-Running TV Shows (Table of Contents)

Wind-Up Ploys Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Frank; Major Hoolihan; Klinger; Radar; Columbo;
Matt Dillon; Festus; Doc; Kwai Chang Caine; Archie
Bunker; Edith Bunker; Mike Stivic; Gloria Stivic;
George Jefferson

Indexer Notes

Spoofs "M*A*S*H," "Columbo," "Gunsmoke," "Kung Fu"
and "All in the Family"

How Today's "Special Interest" Pressure Groups Would Rewrite the Constitution (Table of Contents)

The Whims of Change Dept. / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Garvin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

A Portfolio of Mad Good News-Bad News Photo Silhouettes (Table of Contents)

Pair-Shaped Dept. / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Marlon Brando; Beatles; Charlie Chaplin; Jerry Lewis

Indexer Notes

Photos supplied by Wide World; U.P.I.

The Marvelous Mad De-Coding Machine (Table of Contents)

The Reel Meaning Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Spell It Like It Is (Table of Contents)

Alphabetterment Dept. / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Miller
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Shmoe (Table of Contents)

Hippie Hunting Ground Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Melistless Compost; Hank; Bull Compost; Shmoe;
Spiro Agnew (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Spoof of 1970 motion picture "Joe," starring Peter
Boyle

Recruiting Posters Through History (Table of Contents)

A Hitch in Time Dept. / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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The Very First Musical Instrument (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. Part 1 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
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What They Say ... and What It Really Means (Table of Contents)

Double-Talk Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Hart
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Answers to Children's Letters--From Santa (Table of Contents)

Escape Claus Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo; Donald K. Epstein
Pencils:
United Press International (Photograph)
Inks:
United Press International (Photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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The Lighter Side of ... Love (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:
humor
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Condolence Cards for Business and Professional Tragedies (Table of Contents)

Postal Mortems Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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One Hot Summer Morning (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. Part 2 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
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A Mad Look at Pet Owners (Table of Contents)

Burden of Beasts Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Meet Sudhir Dar (Table of Contents)

New Delhi-catessen Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sudhir Dar
Pencils:
Sudhir Dar
Inks:
Sudhir Dar

Genre:
humor
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Mad's Reality Street (Table of Contents)

Opened Sesame Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dirty Bird; Curt; Ornery; Cake Monster; Scary
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Indexer Notes

Satire of television's "Sesame Street"

Modern Art (Table of Contents)

Hung Up Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Max Brandel
Pencils:
Irving Schild (Photograph)
Inks:
Irving Schild (Photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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The Psychology of Snoring (Table of Contents)

Sleeper Play Dept. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
humor
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One Morning on Main Street (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. Part 3 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Excuses, Excuses! (Table of Contents)

Straddle Defense Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo; Donald K. Epstein
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings (Table of Contents)

Everything's Coming Up Sub Rosa Dept. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke

Genre:
humor
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The Lighter Side of ... Living Space (Table of Contents)

Berg's-Eye View Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Future Shock (Table of Contents)

Seer Sucker Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
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The Mad Orthodontia Primer (Table of Contents)

Chewing Glum Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke and Dagger Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor

The New Army (Table of Contents)

Gung Ho-Hum Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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Congressional Off-the-Record (Table of Contents)

Senate and House Organ Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Irving Schild (Photographs)
Inks:
Irving Schild (Photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Recording Studio (Table of Contents)

Inside-Ouch Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Earle Doud
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
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If the Characters in "Peanuts" Aged Like Ordinary People (Table of Contents)

Adding a New Wrinkle Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Charlie Brown; Schroeder; Lucy Van Pelt; Pigpen;
Linus Van Pelt; Violet; Snoopy; Woodstock
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A Mad Look at Water Beds (Table of Contents)

Asleep on the Deep Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges

Genre:
humor
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An Italian Robin Catching a Worm (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. Part 4 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
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The Trauma of '42 (Table of Contents)

Three to Get Ready Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Wormy; Mrs. Pushover
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Indexer Notes

Satire of motion picture "Summer of '42"

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover (full color)

The Four Horsemen of the Metropolis (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Thurston
Inks:
Jack Thurston
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Drugs; Graft; Pollution; Slums
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Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mad Super Special
    Mad
  2. 1. The Nostalgic Mad No. 4
    Mad
  3. 2. Shermlock Shomes!
    Crime Dept.
  4. 3. Wild 1/2
    Hollywood Dept.
  5. 4. Lone Stranger Rides Again!
    Western Dept.
  6. 5. William M. Gaines (Alias Melvin)
    The EC "Publisher of the Issue"
  7. 6. Starchie
    Teen-Age Comics Dept.
  8. 7. Tales Calculated to Drive You Mad
    Mad
  9. 8. [Table of Contents]
    Mad
  10. 9. Mad Final Episodes of Some Long-Running TV Shows
    Wind-Up Ploys Dept.
  11. 10. How Today's "Special Interest" Pressure Groups Would Rewrite the Constitution
    The Whims of Change Dept.
  12. 11. A Portfolio of Mad Good News-Bad News Photo Silhouettes
    Pair-Shaped Dept.
  13. 12. The Marvelous Mad De-Coding Machine
    The Reel Meaning Dept.
  14. 13. Spell It Like It Is
    Alphabetterment Dept.
  15. 14. Shmoe
    Hippie Hunting Ground Dept.
  16. 15. Recruiting Posters Through History
    A Hitch in Time Dept.
  17. 16. The Very First Musical Instrument
    Don Martin Dept. Part 1
  18. 17. What They Say ... and What It Really Means
    Double-Talk Dept.
  19. 18. Answers to Children's Letters--From Santa
    Escape Claus Dept.
  20. 19. The Lighter Side of ... Love
    Berg's-Eye View Dept.
  21. 20. Condolence Cards for Business and Professional Tragedies
    Postal Mortems Dept.
  22. 21. One Hot Summer Morning
    Don Martin Dept. Part 2
  23. 22. A Mad Look at Pet Owners
    Burden of Beasts Dept.
  24. 23. Meet Sudhir Dar
    New Delhi-catessen Dept.
  25. 24. Mad's Reality Street
    Opened Sesame Dept.
  26. 25. Modern Art
    Hung Up Dept.
  27. 26. The Psychology of Snoring
    Sleeper Play Dept.
  28. 27. One Morning on Main Street
    Don Martin Dept. Part 3
  29. 28. Excuses, Excuses!
    Straddle Defense Dept.
  30. 29. A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings
    Everything's Coming Up Sub Rosa Dept.
  31. 30. The Lighter Side of ... Living Space
    Berg's-Eye View Dept.
  32. 31. Future Shock
    Seer Sucker Dept.
  33. 32. The Mad Orthodontia Primer
    Chewing Glum Dept.
  34. 33. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Dept.
  35. 34. The New Army
    Gung Ho-Hum Dept.
  36. 35. Congressional Off-the-Record
    Senate and House Organ Dept.
  37. 36. A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Recording Studio
    Inside-Ouch Dept.
  38. 37. If the Characters in "Peanuts" Aged Like Ordinary People
    Adding a New Wrinkle Dept.
  39. 38. A Mad Look at Water Beds
    Asleep on the Deep Dept.
  40. 39. An Italian Robin Catching a Worm
    Don Martin Dept. Part 4
  41. 40. The Trauma of '42
    Three to Get Ready Dept.
  42. 41. [untitled]
    Mad Fold-In
  43. 42. The Four Horsemen of the Metropolis
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Karl Wilcox