(June 1967)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 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:
Norman Mingo (signed)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (signed)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Stokely and Tess (Table of Contents)

Esprit De Core Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Martin Luther King; Stokely Carmichael; Muhammad Ali; Malcolm X; Dick Gregory; Sammy Davis Jr.; Adam Clayton Powell
Synopsis:
The civil rights movement written to fit the musical play "Porgy And Bess".

One Evening at Home (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A young boy watches worms multiply.

A Portfolio of Mad Placelies (Table of Contents)

Locale Color Dept. / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Brandel
Pencils:
Max Brandel
Inks:
Max Brandel
Letters:
Max Brandel

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Names of places with the calligraphy of the name altered to reflect an aspect of that location.

Comic Strip Heroes Taken From Real Life (Table of Contents)

Famous Funnies Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lyndon Johnson; Richard Burton; Elizabeth Taylor; Hugh Hefner; Charles De Gaulle; Bob Dylan; Liberace; Barbra Streisand; Ringo Starr; Muhammad Ali [as Cassius Clay]
Synopsis:
Real life celebrities are turned into comic strip characters.

Where Our Tax Dollars Go (Table of Contents)

Acknowledge-Mint Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis:
Examples of frivolous things the government spends money on.

Indexer Notes

Among the multiple names on a newly christened battleship are cartoonist Mell Lazarus and his creation, Miss Peach.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Inks:
Antonio Prohias (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis:
The Black Spy suckers the White Spy into a rigged arm-wrestling match.

Outdoor Sports Indoors (Table of Contents)

Homebody-Building Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Methods of playing outdoor sports inside, since urban sprawl has eliminated going outside to play.

The Rating (Table of Contents)

Poe-Mortem Dept. / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Bruce Stark
Inks:
Bruce Stark
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
An ode to the Nielsen Television Ratings, using the form of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven".

The Lighter Side of Relatives (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:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
The trials and tribulations of coping with family.

Fantastic Voyages Based on Everyday Experiences (Table of Contents)

Mini-Ha-Ha's Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Examples of people being miniaturized to deal with common household problems.

The Smartest Ape In Captivity (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)
Letters:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A zookeeper drops the key to the gorilla cage in front of one of the gorillas.

Mad Easter Bonnets Designed For Male Celebrities (Table of Contents)

Millinary Parade Dept. / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Brandel
Pencils:
Max Brandel
Inks:
Max Brandel
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lyndon Johnson; Dean Martin; Sandy Koufax; Robert McNamara; Muhammad Ali [as Cassius Clay]; Hugh Hefner; John Glenn; Fidel Castro; Bob Hope; Earl Warren; Wilt Chamberlain
Synopsis:
Pictures of celebrities with items symbolizing their fame superimposed onto their heads like hats.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Inks:
Antonio Prohias (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis:
The White Spy suckers the Black Spy with booby-trapped barbells.

The Mad Guide to Vanishing Human Types and Their Modern Replacements (Table of Contents)

Past and Unpleasant Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Elizabeth Wright Jr.
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Gambling In the Amazon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two headhunters engage in a gruesome shell game.

Why Spy (Table of Contents)

Caustic Agents Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Robert Culp [as Kitty]; Bill Cosby [as Scoot]
Synopsis:
Parody of the television series "I Spy"; Two secret agents travel to Hong Kong undercover as tennis pros looking for a kidnapped atomic scientist/part-time swimsuit model.

What Deadly Killer Threatens Us All? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Super-Drunk (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of Dewar's Scotch print ads; Parts of five alcoholics are combined into one super-alcoholic.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Stokely and Tess
    Esprit De Core Dept.
  3. 2. One Evening at Home
    Don Martin Dept.
  4. 3. A Portfolio of Mad Placelies
    Locale Color Dept.
  5. 4. Comic Strip Heroes Taken From Real Life
    Famous Funnies Dept.
  6. 5. Where Our Tax Dollars Go
    Acknowledge-Mint Dept.
  7. 6. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  8. 7. Outdoor Sports Indoors
    Homebody-Building Dept.
  9. 8. The Rating
    Poe-Mortem Dept.
  10. 9. The Lighter Side of Relatives
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  11. 10. Fantastic Voyages Based on Everyday Experiences
    Mini-Ha-Ha's Dept.
  12. 11. The Smartest Ape In Captivity
    Don Martin Dept.
  13. 12. Mad Easter Bonnets Designed For Male Celebrities
    Millinary Parade Dept.
  14. 13. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  15. 14. The Mad Guide to Vanishing Human Types and Their Modern Replacements
    Past and Unpleasant Dept.
  16. 15. Gambling In the Amazon
    Don Martin Dept.
  17. 16. Why Spy
    Caustic Agents Dept.
  18. 17. What Deadly Killer Threatens Us All?
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. The Super-Drunk
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