(September 1975)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry DeFuccio (associate); Nick Meglin (associate)
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Towering Inferno (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Mingo (painting; signed)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (painting; signed)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (painting; signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

The Frog Prince (Table of Contents)

More Fairy Tales Scenes We'd Like to See / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover and in color.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

Letters Dept. / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Miles Rind, Ward Ellis, Jim Gonnerman, Wade Williams, Bret Rudnick, Toni Turcic, John Wiencko, Benita Tsang, Paul Dodson, Brian Allison, Chuck Gill, Linda Burrows, Charles Rosenay, Mehboob Hajce, Warren Shawn, John O'Neill, Larry Collard, Ms. Jimmie Hankey, Ms. S. Newman and Steve Sigler.

Why Kill Yourself? (Table of Contents)

Mad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Mad subscription.

Another Double Fault (Table of Contents)

Mad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Mad's Don Martin Steps Further Out" and "Steaming Mad."

The Towering Sterno (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dug Rivets; Dodger Summons; Fullip; Omolette
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie "The Towering Inferno."
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings (Table of Contents)

X-Posed Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

12 single panel cartoons.

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Sunday Morning in the Park (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Young Sports Illustrated (Table of Contents)

Minor Disaster Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jock Bender; Roman Orgy; Kermit Blinkny; Bubby Clatnik; Commissioner Gazelle; Ken Noseblow

A Mad Look at Super Heroes (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
Sergio Aragones

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Thor [Dr. Donald Blake]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

How Many Mistakes Can You Find in This Picture? (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
?

The Lighter Side of... Summer Hazards (Table of Contents)

The Lighter Side / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Beautiful Evening Last May (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

It Ain't Fair When... (Table of Contents)

Sour Gripes Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad Devices Designed to Solve Our Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Problems (Table of Contents)

Where There's Smoke, There's Ire Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Footnotes* to Folklore (Table of Contents)

Shoe Biz Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spy vs Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; spy
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy

Cheeko and the Ham (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Sheeko; Egg Brawny; Fred Sanford (cameo); Lamont Sanford (cameo); Eloise
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show "Chico and the Man."

Don Martin Dept. Part III: The Great Zucchini (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

What Special Items Do Foreign Shoppers Find Easily Obtainable in the U.S.? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover and in color.

The Modern-Day Carpetbaggers (Table of Contents)

Mad Mini-Poster / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A Mad mini-poster on back cover.

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Drawn-Out Dramas / filler / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in various places around the magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Towering Inferno
  2. 1. The Frog Prince
    More Fairy Tales Scenes We'd Like to See
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  5. 4. Why Kill Yourself?
    Mad
  6. 5. Another Double Fault
    Mad
  7. 6. The Towering Sterno
  8. 7. A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings
    X-Posed Dept.
  9. 8. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Sunday Morning in the Park
    Don Martin Department
  10. 9. Young Sports Illustrated
    Minor Disaster Dept.
  11. 10. A Mad Look at Super Heroes
    A Mad Look
  12. 11. How Many Mistakes Can You Find in This Picture?
  13. 12. The Lighter Side of... Summer Hazards
    The Lighter Side
  14. 13. Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Beautiful Evening Last May
    Don Martin Department
  15. 14. It Ain't Fair When...
    Sour Gripes Dept.
  16. 15. Mad Devices Designed to Solve Our Smoker vs. Non-Smoker Problems
    Where There's Smoke, There's Ire Dept.
  17. 16. Footnotes* to Folklore
    Shoe Biz Dept.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Spy vs Spy
  19. 18. Cheeko and the Ham
  20. 19. Don Martin Dept. Part III: The Great Zucchini
    Don Martin Department
  21. 20. What Special Items Do Foreign Shoppers Find Easily Obtainable in the U.S.?
    Mad Fold-In
  22. 21. The Modern-Day Carpetbaggers
    Mad Mini-Poster
  23. 22. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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