(April 1962)

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
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Alfred and another skater barrel-jump at the same time.

I Dreamed My Husband Caught Me Posing in My Maidenform Bra (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lester Krauss (photo)
Inks:
Lester Krauss (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A model gets caught lying to her husband about her photo shoot.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Alfred's Poor Almanac (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Satirical anecdotes for every day of February and March.

Museum of Madison Avenue (Table of Contents)

Exhibit "A's" Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Belkin
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Museum dedicated to famous advertising icons and campaigns.

In a Doctor's Office (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A doctor keeps getting punched in the face.

More Efficient Snow Removal (Table of Contents)

Getting the Drift Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Innovative ways to remove heavy snowfall from neighborhood streets.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis:
The White Spy gives the Black Spy a booby-trapped present.

Celebrities' Wallets (Table of Contents)

Screwball in the Back Pocket Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Dean Martin
Synopsis:
Items from Jerry Lewis's wallet.

The Lighter Side of Entertaining (Table of Contents)

Guesting Game Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Series of gags related to entertaining at home.

Six Comics in Search of a Punch Line (Table of Contents)

Special Delivery Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Belkin
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Henny Youngman; Bill Dana [as Jose Jimenez]; Bob Newhart; Shelley Berman; Sam Levinson; Milton Berle
Synopsis:
Six popular standup comics tell the same situational joke in their own comic style.

Some Valentines We Rarely Get to See (Table of Contents)

Love's Old Sweet Studio Card Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jimmie Hodges-Fitzgerald
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Valentines for specific situations.

A TV Scene We'd Like to See (Table of Contents)

Tape Me to Your Leader Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A supposedly live broadcast begins with a countdown leader.

Indexer Notes

Stock illustrations of numerical film leaders illustrate the joke.

Movies in Flight (Table of Contents)

You Ain't Seen Nuttin' Jet Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
How air travel has changed due to in-flight movies.

Some Pages From a Satirist's Notebook (Table of Contents)

Notes to You Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Schneider
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Bob Clarke

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satirical short stories revolving around a cartoonist.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis:
The White Spy tries to bomb the Black Spy.

Route 67 (Table of Contents)

Bums Away Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Martin Milner [as Ted Stools]; George Maharias [as Bud Mudrock]; Red Skelton [as Freddie the Freeloader]; Mary Worth
Synopsis:
Parody of the television show "Route 66".

The Telephone (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 talks to a telephone operator in a dangerous location.

Another Mad Peek Through the Microscope (Table of Contents)

Microfolk Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Hahn
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Series of spot gags revolving around microscopic organisms.

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:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A mountain climber encounters the abominable snowman.

The North American Veeblefetzer Corporation Annual Report (Table of Contents)

Taking Stock-Holders Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Reilly
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
The annual report of a less-than-competent corporation.

Nuclear Jitters (Table of Contents)

From Fear to Eternity Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A man builds a bomb shelter.

God Bless Our Bomb Shelter (Table of Contents)

A Mad Sampler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Inks:
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Colors:
? [as M. Step] (signed)
Letters:
? [as M. Step] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous embroidery.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Dreamed My Husband Caught Me Posing in My Maidenform Bra
  3. 2. Alfred's Poor Almanac
  4. 3. Museum of Madison Avenue
    Exhibit "A's" Dept.
  5. 4. In a Doctor's Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  6. 5. More Efficient Snow Removal
    Getting the Drift Dept.
  7. 6. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  8. 7. Celebrities' Wallets
    Screwball in the Back Pocket Dept.
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of Entertaining
    Guesting Game Dept.
  10. 9. Six Comics in Search of a Punch Line
    Special Delivery Dept.
  11. 10. Some Valentines We Rarely Get to See
    Love's Old Sweet Studio Card Dept.
  12. 11. A TV Scene We'd Like to See
    Tape Me to Your Leader Dept.
  13. 12. Movies in Flight
    You Ain't Seen Nuttin' Jet Dept.
  14. 13. Some Pages From a Satirist's Notebook
    Notes to You Dept.
  15. 14. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  16. 15. Route 67
    Bums Away Dept.
  17. 16. The Telephone
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. Another Mad Peek Through the Microscope
    Microfolk Dept.
  19. 18. Scenes We'd Like to See
    Hollywood Dept.
  20. 19. The North American Veeblefetzer Corporation Annual Report
    Taking Stock-Holders Dept.
  21. 20. Nuclear Jitters
    From Fear to Eternity Dept.
  22. 21. God Bless Our Bomb Shelter
    A Mad Sampler
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