(Fall 1979)

EC, 1970 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
120
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry De Fuccio (associate editor); Nick Meglin (associate editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman; Bill Elder (Robinson Crusoe, Resturant! and Shermlock Shomes figures); Wally Wood (Prince Violent figure); Jack Davis (Face Upon the Floor figure);
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman; Bill Elder (Robinson Crusoe, Resturant! and Shermlock Shomes figures); Wally Wood (Prince Violent figure); Jack Davis (Face Upon the Floor figure);
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Figures around the cover in the center are from the various stories reprinted in the "Nostalgic Mad" section of this issue.

Hoo-Hah... Hysteria Repeats Itselt Again! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information about the reprint of Mad #7 included with this issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Nostalgic Mad #7 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Robinson Crusoe! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Will Elder (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Robinson Crusoe; Joe Friday
Synopsis:
Parody of the novel Robinson Crusoe.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Prince Violent (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Prince Violent; Maid Alota; King Arthur
Synopsis:
Prince Violent pursues Maid Alota, hacking many a foe before meeting her.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Restaurant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Elder
Inks:
Bill Elder
Colors:
Marie Severin
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: show reprint note before migration

The Face Upon the Floor! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Davis (plot); H. Antoine D'Arcy (original poem)
Pencils:
Jack Davis; Basil Wolverton (final panel)
Inks:
Jack Davis; Basil Wolverton (final panel)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
the vagabond
Synopsis:
An illustration of D'Arcy poem.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

This is the text of the famous poem accompanied by humorous illustrations. Notes that the original poem title is The Face Upon The Barroom Floor.

The Hound of the Basketballs! (Table of Contents)

Shermlock Shomes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shermlock Shomes; Dr. Whatsit; Arty Morty (cameo); Pru Basketball; Coolidge Basketball (corpse); the devil
Synopsis:
Shermlock captures the hound that has cursed the Basketball family.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shermlock Shomes; Dr. Whatsit

Indexer Notes

Illustration is from the Sherlock Shomes story.

New Mad Packaging Designs For Some Old Familiar Products (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Packaging designs for everyday products.
Reprints:
  • From ?

The Castaway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Argonès
Pencils:
Sergio Argonès
Inks:
Sergio Argonès

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A castaway on a desert island makes a boat.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Angel of Misery Hospital Orientation Guidebook & Official Souvenir Program (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A guidebook to the Angel of Misery Hospital.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Mad's Modernized Rebuses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Clark
Pencils:
Henry Clark
Inks:
Henry Clark

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous Rebus puzzles
Reprints:
  • From ?

Mad's More Realistic City Monuments (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous city monuments that fit each city.
Reprints:
  • From ?

The Towering Sterno (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dug Rivets; Dodger Summons; Fullip; Omolette
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie “The Towering Inferno”.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Don Martin Escapes ...From Prison... Almost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous cartoons about prison escape attempts
Reprints:
  • From ?

The Lighter Side of... Graduation (Table of Contents)

The Lighter Side / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous cartoons about graduating from school.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spy vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias
Inks:
Antonio Prohias

Genre:
humor
Characters:
White Spy; Black Spy
Reprints:
  • From ?

A Second Mad Collection of Extremely Thin Books (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous book titles.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Zappers that History Forgot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Alen Robin
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Adolf Hitler; Herman Goering; Nero; Prince Edward; Abraham Lincoln; Winston Churchill; General MacArthur; Benjamin Franklin; John F. Kennedy; John Paul Jones
Synopsis:
Humorous retorts to famous quotations.
Reprints:
  • From ?

In-Case-Of-Emergency Cards for Special People (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous In-Case-of-Emergency cards for select people.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Future “No-Frills Air Travel” Gimmicks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo; Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous ways that airlines can save money.
Reprints:
  • From ?

U.S. Commemorative Stamps That We'll Never Get To See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ed McMahon; Snoopy; Spiro T. Agnew
Synopsis:
Comedic versions of special stamps.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

One Saturday Morning in a Supermarket (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A lady at a supermarket.
Reprints:
  • From ?

The Mad “Good News-Bad News” Book (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The Good and Bad in some of life's situations.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Publishers Closeout Sale (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Ads for really boring books.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Mad's CIA Agent of the Year (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Agent Wasp; Miss Byez
Synopsis:
Miss Byez interviews a CIA agent.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spy vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias
Inks:
Antonio Prohias

Genre:
humor
Characters:
White Spy; Black Spy
Reprints:
  • From ?

A Mad Look at Super Heroes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Argonès
Pencils:
Sergio Argonès
Inks:
Sergio Argonès

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Superman; Plastic Man; Batman; Wonder Woman; Captain Marvel; Flash; Captain America; Spider-Man; Green Lantern; Thor
Synopsis:
Humorous situations involving superheroes.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Lighter Side of... Indoor and Outdoor Gardening (Table of Contents)

The Lighter Side / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous observations on indoor and outdoor gardens.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Ripoff Cafe Accessories, Inc. Restaurant Supply Catalogue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous Restaurant items.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Has Anybody Really Seen... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Sharp
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sluggo; Mandrake; Dagwood Bumstead; Jiggs; Popeye; Dennis the Menace; Clark Kent
Synopsis:
Examples of things seen in comics and comic strips that are never seen in real life.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Mad Devices Designed to Solve Our Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Problems (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous devices to help smokers and non-smokers be in the same room together.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Professor Bleent and the Floon Beetle Expedition (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Professor Bleent finds a Floon Beetle.
Reprints:
  • From ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Who Goes Up... Must Come Down! (Table of Contents)

Mad Mini-Poster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Hoo-Hah... Hysteria Repeats Itselt Again!
  3. 2. The Nostalgic Mad #7
  4. 3. Robinson Crusoe!
  5. 4. Prince Violent
  6. 5. Restaurant!
  7. 6. The Face Upon the Floor!
  8. 7. The Hound of the Basketballs!
    Shermlock Shomes
  9. 8. [Table of Contents]
  10. 9. New Mad Packaging Designs For Some Old Familiar Products
  11. 10. The Castaway
  12. 11. Angel of Misery Hospital Orientation Guidebook & Official Souvenir Program
  13. 12. Mad's Modernized Rebuses
  14. 13. Mad's More Realistic City Monuments
  15. 14. The Towering Sterno
  16. 15. Don Martin Escapes ...From Prison... Almost!
  17. 16. The Lighter Side of... Graduation
    The Lighter Side
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Spy vs. Spy
  19. 18. A Second Mad Collection of Extremely Thin Books
  20. 19. Zappers that History Forgot
  21. 20. In-Case-Of-Emergency Cards for Special People
  22. 21. Future “No-Frills Air Travel” Gimmicks
  23. 22. U.S. Commemorative Stamps That We'll Never Get To See
  24. 23. One Saturday Morning in a Supermarket
  25. 24. The Mad “Good News-Bad News” Book
  26. 25. Publishers Closeout Sale
  27. 26. Mad's CIA Agent of the Year
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Spy vs. Spy
  29. 28. A Mad Look at Super Heroes
  30. 29. The Lighter Side of... Indoor and Outdoor Gardening
    The Lighter Side
  31. 30. Ripoff Cafe Accessories, Inc. Restaurant Supply Catalogue
  32. 31. Has Anybody Really Seen...
  33. 32. Mad Devices Designed to Solve Our Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Problems
  34. 33. Professor Bleent and the Floon Beetle Expedition
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Mad Fold-In
  36. 35. Who Goes Up... Must Come Down!
    Mad Mini-Poster
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Karl Wilcox