(September 1970)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Al Feldstein [As Albert B. Feldstein]; Jerry DeFuccio (Associate Editor); Nick Meglin (Associate Editor)
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

Issue Notes

With the exception of the covers, entire magazine is in black & white. First appearance of Hawks & Doves.


[In This Issue: Boob & Carnal & Tad & Alas & Alfred] (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Neuman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Boob; Carnal; Tad; Alas; Alfred E. Neuman

Hawks And Dove (Table of Contents)

Hawks And Dove / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Major Hawks (Introduction); Private Doves (Introduction)
Synopsis:
Private Doves uniquely puts a peace symbol on Major Hawks back with a beach umbrella.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first appearance of the "Hawks & Doves" strip by Al Jaffee. No Dept. listed but following strips are from the "Fowl Play" Dept. Inside front cover. In color.

Departments (Table of Contents)

Contents Page / credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Contents page featuring staff listings & what's featured in the magazine, listed by special Mad departments.

Random Samplings Of Reader Mail (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis; Paul Coker; Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Jack Davis; Paul Coker; Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Sergio Aragones; Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Two pages featuring three sections; First section is an ad for Mad subscriptions; Middle section is Letters page with random samplings of reader mail, And third section is an ad for Mad About Mad, by Sergio Aragones.

Indexer Notes

From the "Letters" Dept. Paul Coker's artwork appears in the subscription ad; Aragones' artwork appears in the Mad About Mad ad & Jack Davis' artwork appears in the letters section.

Boob And Carnal And Tad And Alas (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Sweet; Bill Cosby (Cameo); Boob; Carnal; Tad; Alas
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice".

Indexer Notes

From the "Switch Hit" Dept.

Great Non-Violent Guns ! (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Series of gags featuring non-violent guns.

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part I.

A Mad Portfolio Of TV Scenes We'd Like To See (Table of Contents)

Celebrity Satire / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Wide World, U.P.I. (Photos)
Inks:
Wide World, U.P.I. (Photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ed Sullivan; Johnny Carson; Eddie Albert; Jerry Lewis; Ed McMahon
Synopsis:
TV photo gags with truthful dialogue.

Indexer Notes

From the "Idiot-Box Rebellion" Dept.

The Lighter Side Of Summer Resorts (Table of Contents)

The Lighter Side Of... / filler / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Roger Kaputnik
Synopsis:
Dave Berg's Lighter Side of gag section focusing on a singular topic, Summer Resorts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Berg's Eye-View" Dept.

A Boy-Dog Named "Lassie" (Table of Contents)

Music Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lassie; Raymond Massey; Roddy McDowall
Synopsis:
A parody of the song, "A Boy Named Sue", featuring Lassie.

Indexer Notes

From the "Male Bitch" Dept.

A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes Of Home Services (Table of Contents)

A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Gags taken place featuring home service people like plumbers, grocery delivery boys, Gas company, exterminators, etc.

Indexer Notes

From the "Inside-Ouch" Dept.

Sports Cars We'd Like To See (Table of Contents)

Topical Gags / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A series of gags featuring whacky cars designed by the insane mind of Basil Wolverton.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Auto-Suggestion" Dept.

Spy VS. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy VS. Spy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias
Inks:
Antonio Prohias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
White Spy falls for Black Spy's fake flower and hose trap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Joke And Dagger" Dept. Part I. Winner: Black Spy.

If The World's Greatest Painters Drew The Comics (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Prissy Percy; Harrie; Carrie; Those Girls; Cool Cats; Tillie
Synopsis:
Famous painters drawing comic strips in their unique style.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the ""Pop" goes the easel" Dept.

Spy VS. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy VS. Spy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias
Inks:
Antonio Prohias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
Black Spy falls for White Spy's rubber club trap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Joke And Dagger" Dept Part II.Winner: White Spy.

21st Century Outdoors Magazine (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Loreen Taylor; Steel Nurvs; Judy DeLizza; Joe Theismann; Carla Zammarioni
Synopsis:
A mock magazine focusing on outdoor life and man's involvement in destroying it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "We Will Bury Us !" Dept.

What They Say... And What It Really Means (Table of Contents)

Topical Gags / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
George Hart
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gags featuring people saying one thing but meaning another.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Double-Talk" Dept.

While Hanging Around The Corner (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A nose picker gives directions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part II.

Makeus Sickby M.D. (Table of Contents)

Mad TV Satire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Makeus Sickby; Richard Craven; Dr. Smiley; Brenda; Howard Cosell; Jackie Gleason
Synopsis:
A parody of the TV series, "Marcus Welby, M.D."

Indexer Notes

From the "Sterile Cuckoos" Dept.

What Silent Majority Will We Never Hear From ? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Another famous Mad Fold-In from Al Jaffee.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. In color.

One Day In The Park (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A kid tries to break a seller's balloons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On back cover. In color. From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part III.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragones / filler / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Sergio Aragones' mini textless pantomime humor gags that appear in various margins and panels on most of the pages in the magazine.

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in Various Places Around The Magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [In This Issue: Boob & Carnal & Tad & Alas & Alfred]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Hawks And Dove
    Hawks And Dove
  3. 2. Departments
    Contents Page
  4. 3. Random Samplings Of Reader Mail
    Letters
  5. 4. Boob And Carnal And Tad And Alas
    Mad Movie Satire
  6. 5. Great Non-Violent Guns !
    Don Martin
  7. 6. A Mad Portfolio Of TV Scenes We'd Like To See
    Celebrity Satire
  8. 7. The Lighter Side Of Summer Resorts
    The Lighter Side Of...
  9. 8. A Boy-Dog Named "Lassie"
    Music Satire
  10. 9. A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes Of Home Services
    A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes
  11. 10. Sports Cars We'd Like To See
    Topical Gags
  12. 11. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  13. 12. If The World's Greatest Painters Drew The Comics
    Topical Satire
  14. 13. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  15. 14. 21st Century Outdoors Magazine
    Topical Satire
  16. 15. What They Say... And What It Really Means
    Topical Gags
  17. 16. While Hanging Around The Corner
    Don Martin
  18. 17. Makeus Sickby M.D.
    Mad TV Satire
  19. 18. What Silent Majority Will We Never Hear From ?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. One Day In The Park
    Don Martin
  21. 20. Drawn Out Dramas
    Sergio Aragones
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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