(October 1961)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Al Feldstein
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

This Issue Will Make J.F.K. Mad (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kelly Freas (signed)
Inks:
Kelly Freas (signed)
Colors:
Kelly Freas (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; John Kennedy
Synopsis:
Alfred stumps President Kennedy at a news conference.

How To Find Things You Never Expected (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Clarke ?
Inks:
Bob Clarke ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Yellow Pages print ads.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Comedy Albums By Musical Artists (Table of Contents)

After the Do-Re-Mi Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lawrence Welk; Xavier Cugat; Abby Lane; Van Cliburn; Judy Garland; Leonard Bernstein
Synopsis:
If noted musicians did stand-up comedy albums.

In the Psychiatrist's Office (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man thinks he's a horse.

Modern Household Accidents (Table of Contents)

Home is Where the Hurt Is Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mendelsohn
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Naming various common household accidents.

Vengeance (Table of Contents)

One-Shot Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A caveman avenges himself on his killer's descendant.

Celebrities' Wallets (Table of Contents)

8-Ball in the Back Pocket Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Bobby Darin
Synopsis:
A peek into Bobby Darin's wallet.

The Lighter Side of the Television Set (Table of Contents)

Looney Tuners Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Various television related cartoons.

At the Dentist (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man visits a dentist.

Mad Visits Joe LeVenal (Table of Contents)

B-O Plenty Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Joe LeVenal
Synopsis:
Backstage visit with a Hollywood movie producer who specializes in low-budget action films.

Little Known Medical Crusades (Table of Contents)

All in Fund Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Yul Brynner
Synopsis:
Fund-raising campaigns for non-life threatening diseases.

A Mad Look at Nature (Table of Contents)

Ear-to-the-Groundhog Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Series of spot cartoons with a wildlife theme.

The Little League Hall Of Fame (Table of Contents)

Brat-and-Ball Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A Hall Of Fame for Little League ballplayers.

Indexer Notes

One of the inductees is Alfred E. Neuman.

More Than Meets the Eye (Table of Contents)

Follow Through Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Three panel gag cartoons with the middle panel missing.

The Mad Mythology Primer (Table of Contents)

A-to-Zeus Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Farley
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satirical look at Greek and Roman mythology.

Indexer Notes

Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin appear as centaurs. Bobby Darin appears as Narcissus.

Future Telephone Triumphs (Table of Contents)

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Future styles of telephones.

Scenes We'd Like to See (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A ship christening doesn't go as planned.

Practical Scout Handbook (Table of Contents)

Boy, Boy, Boy, the Tramps are Marching Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Boy Scout Manuals.

The Biology Professor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A biologist admires his colleague's preserved organ collection.

The Best Friend Your Dentist Ever Had (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Life Saver roll candy print ads.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Issue Will Make J.F.K. Mad
  2. 1. How To Find Things You Never Expected
  3. 2. Comedy Albums By Musical Artists
    After the Do-Re-Mi Dept.
  4. 3. In the Psychiatrist's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. Modern Household Accidents
    Home is Where the Hurt Is Dept.
  6. 5. Vengeance
    One-Shot Dept.
  7. 6. Celebrities' Wallets
    8-Ball in the Back Pocket Dept.
  8. 7. The Lighter Side of the Television Set
    Looney Tuners Dept.
  9. 8. At the Dentist
    Don Martin Dept.
  10. 9. Mad Visits Joe LeVenal
    B-O Plenty Dept.
  11. 10. Little Known Medical Crusades
    All in Fund Dept.
  12. 11. A Mad Look at Nature
    Ear-to-the-Groundhog Dept.
  13. 12. The Little League Hall Of Fame
    Brat-and-Ball Dept.
  14. 13. More Than Meets the Eye
    Follow Through Dept.
  15. 14. The Mad Mythology Primer
    A-to-Zeus Dept.
  16. 15. Future Telephone Triumphs
    Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Dept.
  17. 16. Scenes We'd Like to See
    Hollywood Dept.
  18. 17. Practical Scout Handbook
    Boy, Boy, Boy, the Tramps are Marching Dept.
  19. 18. The Biology Professor
    Don Martin Dept.
  20. 19. The Best Friend Your Dentist Ever Had
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne