(December 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; 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.


[The Magazine Of The Loud Minority] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

The Vampire (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Vampire; Hippy
Synopsis:
A vampire gets the true meaning of peace when he drains the blood of a hippy.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #14 (Winter 1974)
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #43 (Summer 1983)
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #62 (Spring 1988)
  • in Mad's Greatest Artists: Sergio Aragon├Ęs (Running Press Book Publishers, 2010 series) #[nn]

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.

Random Samplings of Reader Mail (Table of Contents)

Letters / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman
Synopsis:
Two pages featuring three sections; First section is a subscription ad for Mad Magazine; Middle section is Letters page with random samplings of reader mail, And third section is an ad for Mad Power, a paperback novel with political themed reprints.

Indexer Notes

From the "Letters" Dept.

Airplot (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mule Bakersdozen; Cinderblock; Tango Livingdoll; Vermin Swinger; B. Carria; Gryn Mayday; Antsin Hisspantz; Panicky Loudmouth; Obnoxious Kid; Adorable Nun; Phony Priest; Little Old Lady; Stowaway; Wide-Eyed Group Sickie
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, Airport.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #13 (Fall 1974)
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #30 (Spring 1980)

Indexer Notes

From the "Coffee, Tea And Milked" Dept.

A Mad Look At Tokenism Of The Future (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Cowen
Pencils:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Inks:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Photo gags showing how ad agencies can go too far when pushing token minorities.

Indexer Notes

From "There's One In Every Crowd" Dept.

One Day At A Construction Site (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hippy; Two unnamed Construction workers
Synopsis:
A hippy uses flower power, literally.

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part I.

The Lighter Side Of The Revolutionary Movement (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, The Revolutionary Movement.

Indexer Notes

From the "Berg's Eye-View" 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 mows the army base's lawn into a peace symbol.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #118 (February 1997)

Indexer Notes

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

Deceptive Money-Saving Labels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Inks:
Irving Schild (Photography)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Photo product gags with fine print price savers.

Indexer Notes

From the "Outside Pitch" Dept.

Mad's Guaranteed Effective All-Occasion Non-Slanderous Political Smear Speech (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Garvin
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Political speech telling it like it is.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #14 (Winter 1974)

Indexer Notes

From the "Death By Elocution" Dept.

Still Life (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Robinson
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A collection of political gags featuring inanimate objects.

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in the Chicago Tribune.From the "Here's To You, Mr. Robinson" Dept.

Silent Majority-The Magazine For Middle America (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / filler / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A mock magazine focusing on Middle American lifestyles.

Indexer Notes

From the "Putting The Right On" Dept.

A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes At An Ad Agency (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Gags taken place in an ad agency office.

Indexer Notes

From the "Inside-Ouch" Dept.

Ads For Movie Revivals (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Moses; Moby Dick; Captain Ahab; Snow White; Dopey; Grumpy; Doc; Happy; Bashful; Sneezy; Sleepy
Synopsis:
Updating classic straight-laced films like Born free; Moby Dick; Ten Commandments & Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs with a more adult sex themed angle.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #14 (Winter 1974)

Indexer Notes

From the "X"-ploy-tation" Dept.

A Mad Look At Two High School Generations (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Comparing then and now, from the forties to the seventies, featuring the topics, movies; clothes; smoking; war; hair; school authority; family car & the school paper.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #13 (Fall 1974)

Indexer Notes

From the "Minor Adjustment" 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 bridge rock trap.

Indexer Notes

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

Ironride (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ironride; Eva; Edd; Muck Swinger; Finster
Synopsis:
A TV satire of Ironhide.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #14 (Winter 1974)

Indexer Notes

From the "Sitting "Bull" Dept.

One Day In A Crash Pad (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Answers the question, "Where does a hippy store his leftovers ?"
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mad Special [Mad Super Special] (EC, 1970 series) #14 (Winter 1974)

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin" Dept. Part II.

Mini ? Midi ? Maxi ? What Kind Of Clothing Style Would We Like To See Kids Wear ? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / cartoon / 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.

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover. In color.

A Future Political Campaign Poster (The Spiro Of '76) (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Garvin
Pencils:
Norman Mingo (Painted)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (Painted)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (Painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Spiro Agnew
Synopsis:
A painted poster of the Spirit Of '76 by Norman Mingo with all the characters played by Spiro Agnew.

Indexer Notes

Outside backcover. 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 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. [The Magazine Of The Loud Minority]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. The Vampire
  3. 2. Departments
    Contents Page
  4. 3. Random Samplings of Reader Mail
    Letters
  5. 4. Airplot
    Mad Movie Satire
  6. 5. A Mad Look At Tokenism Of The Future
    Political Satire
  7. 6. One Day At A Construction Site
    Don Martin
  8. 7. The Lighter Side Of The Revolutionary Movement
    The Lighter Side Of...
  9. 8. Hawks And Dove
    Hawks And Dove
  10. 9. Deceptive Money-Saving Labels
    Topical Satire
  11. 10. Mad's Guaranteed Effective All-Occasion Non-Slanderous Political Smear Speech
    Political Satire
  12. 11. Still Life
    Political Satire
  13. 12. Silent Majority-The Magazine For Middle America
    Political Satire
  14. 13. A Mad Peek Behind The Scenes At An Ad Agency
    Topical Satire
  15. 14. Ads For Movie Revivals
    Topical Satire
  16. 15. A Mad Look At Two High School Generations
    Topical Satire
  17. 16. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  18. 17. Ironride
    Mad TV Satire
  19. 18. One Day In A Crash Pad
    Don Martin
  20. 19. Mini ? Midi ? Maxi ? What Kind Of Clothing Style Would We Like To See Kids Wear ?
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. A Future Political Campaign Poster (The Spiro Of '76)
    Political Satire
  22. 21. Drawn Out Dramas
    Sergio Aragones
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne