(January 1955)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Harvey Kurtzman
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. (#1-23); Magazine size (#24 onward); saddle-stitched; glossy cover; full color (#1-23); Black & White (#24-?); full color again (#? - onward)

Issue Notes

Character appearances, Department names and other miscellaneous info for this issue added by Donald Dale Milne, December 2008.


[racing sheet] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A parody of horse race results.

No, I Said! You Can't Have My Copy of MAD! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Elder
Inks:
Will Elder
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
House ad for Panic and MAD subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Mickey Rodent! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mickey Rodent; Darnold Duck; Goony; Horace Horszneck; Pluted Pup; Minny Rodent; zookeeper; Professor
Synopsis:
Mickey tricks Darnold into a zoo, to get rid of him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Parody of Walt Disney animated cartoons.

MAD Mumblings (Table of Contents)

MAD Mumblings / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters of comment from Fraklin Kambach, Pusan Korea; Caroline Raymond, Rockville MD; Suzi Hefferan, Richmond VA; Tommy Wright, Miami FL; Elaine Spiwak; Gene McWhorter, Longview TX; STanford Grossman, Detroit MI; A. Romano, Newark NJ; Jim Rusk; and Don Burdett, Checotah, OK

Supermarkets! (Table of Contents)

The American Scene Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Sturdley; Mrs. Sturdley; Superman (cameo)
Synopsis:
A look at America's obsession with supermarkets, as the Sturdley's survive the rigors of shopping.
Reprints:

Puzzle Pages! (Table of Contents)

Filler Dept. / activity / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A parody of comic book activity pages.
Reprints:

["We Know You'll Enjoy..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Piracy subscription.

The Cane Mutiny! (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Wally Wood (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
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:

Drawrof (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Yeldrums Serutan]
Letters:
typeset

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

You, Too, Can Be Tough! (Table of Contents)

Lighting Ju-Jitsu / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for B-J Company's ju-jitsu lessons.

Television-Radio-Electronics (Table of Contents)

National Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An ad for National Schools training.

New Catalog of 3100 Novelties (Table of Contents)

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Johnson Smith & Company's catalog.

Look 10 Mile Range Binoculars (Table of Contents)

Graf-optik Binoculars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for International Binocular Company's Graf-optik Binoculars.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

The FUNMan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the FUNman's religious wall motto sales.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [racing sheet]
  2. 1. No, I Said! You Can't Have My Copy of MAD!
    Panic; Mad
  3. 2. Mickey Rodent!
    Animation Dept.
  4. 3. MAD Mumblings
    MAD Mumblings
  5. 4. Supermarkets!
    The American Scene Dept.
  6. 5. Puzzle Pages!
    Filler Dept.
  7. 6. ["We Know You'll Enjoy..."]
    Piracy
  8. 7. The Cane Mutiny!
    Hollywood Dept.
  9. 8. Drawrof
    [Report From Abroad]
  10. 9. You, Too, Can Be Tough!
    Lighting Ju-Jitsu
  11. 10. Television-Radio-Electronics
    National Schools
  12. 11. New Catalog of 3100 Novelties
    Johnson Smith & Company
  13. 12. Look 10 Mile Range Binoculars
    Graf-optik Binoculars
  14. 13. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNMan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne