(October 1970)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Al 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 (inside and out), entire magazine is in black & white.


[In This Issue: Mad "Puts On" The Dog] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Snoopy
Reprints:

Take It At Face Value ! (Table of Contents)

Mad Special Ad / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Mad Special (1970 series) #2 Spring 1971.

Indexer Notes

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Random Samplings of Reader Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Moroned (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dewerdye; Wreath; Jam; Buzzoff; Blewitt; Seeya Blewitt
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, "Marooned".

Indexer Notes

From the "Orbituary" Dept.

One Day At The Ocean (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Surf's up for a ship wrecked survivor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part I.

A Sports Fan's Garden Of Verses (Table of Contents)

Poem parody / filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Lew Alcindor; Joe Namath; Rod Taylor; Dean Martin; Fred MacMurray; Chuck Connors; Al Hirt; Curt Gowdy; Jim Nabors; Jack Lemmon; Ernest Borgnine
Synopsis:
Poems based on various sports themes.Pems included are: Broadway Joe; Skis; The Sportsman's Hour Doubleday; I must Go Out To The Track Again; Lew Alcindor; On The Road To Baltimore; Come Bowl With Me & The Hometown Goalie.

Indexer Notes

From the "Athletic Pentameter" Dept.

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; Private Doves
Synopsis:
Private Doves uniquely puts a peace symbol on Major Hawks window.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Fowl Play" Dept.This is the second Hawks And Doves feature strip.

How To Read A Resort Ad (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert Barnhill
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Real meanings to resort ad blurbs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Vacational Guidance" Dept.

If "Peanuts" Were A Weekly TV Series (Table of Contents)

Doing It Up "Brown" Dept. / filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Rickard [as Rickard] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Rickard [as Rickard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Charlie Brown; Linus Van Pelt; Lucy Van Pelt; Peppermint Patty; Snoopy; Woodstock; Schroeder; Sally Brown; Shermy
Synopsis:
If the Charlie Brown specials were turned into a weekly TV series, the shows concepts would be: Young Doctor Brown; Peanuts Squad; Peanuts Place; Charlie Brown, Attorney For The Defenseless.
Reprints:

Mad's All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself TV premiere Newspaper Story (Table of Contents)

Mad's Do-It-Yourself / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Another in the Mad do-it-yourself Fill-in-the blanks semi-regular feature, this time focusing on a TV premiere newspaper story.

Indexer Notes

From the "Cornglomerate" Dept.

The Lighter Side Of Transportation (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, Transportation.

Indexer Notes

From the "Berg's Eye-View" 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:
Black Spy Falls for White Spy's sawed-in-half tree trap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Mad Love Book (Table of Contents)

Topical Gags / filler / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gags featuring the opening line..."Don't you just love..."

Indexer Notes

From the "Sweet Talk" Dept.

Once Again In Front Of A Novelty Shop (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
There's more than one way to get someone with a lapel trick.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part II.

Those Wonderful Sixties ! A Year 2000 Backward Look At A Warm And Wonderful Decade (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Wide World, U.P.I. & N.Y. Daily News (Photos)
Inks:
Wide World, U.P.I. & N.Y. Daily News (Photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A look back at the 1960's decade, Mad style.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Decade Dense" 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 bicycle with slide trap.

Indexer Notes

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

M*I*S*H M*O*S*H (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
John Wayne; Dana Andrews; Adolph Hitler; Squawkeye; Kook; Colonel Henry Bloke; Shlepper John; Major Burned; Major "Hot Lobes" Holdahand; Radio; Seersucker Jones; O.J. Simpson; Joe Montana; The Chicago Seven
Synopsis:
A parody of the movie, "M*A*S*H".

Indexer Notes

From the "Humor In A Jugular Vein" Dept.

One Day In The Garden Of Eden (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Adam; Eve
Synopsis:
Adam makes another use for the fig leaf.

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part III.

What Innocent Product Threatens The World With An Immense Explosion ? (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.

The Artist (Table of Contents)

The Artist / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Artist
Synopsis:
An Artist finds an easy way to paint the perfect picture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover. In color.

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: Mad "Puts On" The Dog]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Take It At Face Value !
    Mad Special Ad
  3. 2. Departments
    Contents Page
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Random Samplings of Reader Mail
  5. 4. Moroned
    Mad Movie Satire
  6. 5. One Day At The Ocean
    Don Martin
  7. 6. A Sports Fan's Garden Of Verses
    Poem parody
  8. 7. Hawks And Dove
    Hawks And Dove
  9. 8. How To Read A Resort Ad
    Topical Satire
  10. 9. If "Peanuts" Were A Weekly TV Series
    Doing It Up "Brown" Dept.
  11. 10. Mad's All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself TV premiere Newspaper Story
    Mad's Do-It-Yourself
  12. 11. The Lighter Side Of Transportation
    The Lighter Side Of...
  13. 12. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  14. 13. The Mad Love Book
    Topical Gags
  15. 14. Once Again In Front Of A Novelty Shop
    Don Martin
  16. 15. Those Wonderful Sixties ! A Year 2000 Backward Look At A Warm And Wonderful Decade
    Political Satire
  17. 16. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  18. 17. M*I*S*H M*O*S*H
    Mad Movie Satire
  19. 18. One Day In The Garden Of Eden
    Don Martin
  20. 19. What Innocent Product Threatens The World With An Immense Explosion ?
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. The Artist
    The Artist
  22. 21. Drawn Out Dramas
    Sergio Aragones
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne