(April 1978)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
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

Mad (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

Mad / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Various
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

Letters Dept. / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The Dip (Table of Contents)

Bubble, Bottles and Boobs Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Spoof of motion picture "Jaws."

Don Martin Dept. Part 1: One Morning in a Drug Store (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Food for Thought (Table of Contents)

Vittle Issues Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Pencils:
Arnoldo Franchioni
Inks:
Arnoldo Franchioni

Genre:
humor

When the "UPC" Symbol Takes Over Completely (Table of Contents)

Code Front Moving In Dept. / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Clark
Pencils:
Henry Clark
Inks:
Henry Clark
Letters:
Henry Clark (?)

Genre:
humor

School Supplies Unlimited 1978-79 Wholesale Catalogue (Table of Contents)

Torture of Learning Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Don Martin Dept. Part 2: Around Noon on a Movie Set (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Kids' Fresh New Comebacks to Parents' Tired Old Comments (Table of Contents)

Minority Retort Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke and Dagger Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy

Some Legendary Wire Hangers (Table of Contents)

Bent Offerings Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hunchback; Frankenstein Monster; Ronald McDonald;
Dr. Jekyll; Mr. Hyde; Zorro; Snow White; Seven
Dwarfs; Lady Godiva; Toulouse-Lautrec; Robin Hood; Robinson Crusoe; Friday; Three Musketeers; Roto-Rooter Man; Alfred E. Neuman

The Lighter Side of... Fire (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Warranty Questionnaire from the Purchasing Public (Table of Contents)

Seller Beware Dept. / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

You Can't Beat the System (Table of Contents)

Establishment Anguish Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Ten Little Businessmen (Table of Contents)

There Goes the Neighborhood Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea by Charles M. De Fuccio.

Mad One-Time-Use Products (Table of Contents)

One to a Customer Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Alas (Table of Contents)

Counter-schlockwise Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Alas; Vermin; Mule; Flu

Indexer Notes

Spoof of television sitcom "Alice."

Don Martin Dept. Part 3: One Evening in a Bus Station (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad Fold-In (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover (full color).

One Evening in the City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Back Cover.

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

filler / 0 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mad
    Mad
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Mad
  3. 2. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. The Dip
    Bubble, Bottles and Boobs Dept.
  5. 4. Don Martin Dept. Part 1: One Morning in a Drug Store
    Don Martin Department
  6. 5. Food for Thought
    Vittle Issues Dept.
  7. 6. When the "UPC" Symbol Takes Over Completely
    Code Front Moving In Dept.
  8. 7. School Supplies Unlimited 1978-79 Wholesale Catalogue
    Torture of Learning Dept.
  9. 8. Don Martin Dept. Part 2: Around Noon on a Movie Set
    Don Martin Department
  10. 9. Kids' Fresh New Comebacks to Parents' Tired Old Comments
    Minority Retort Dept.
  11. 10. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Dept.
  12. 11. Some Legendary Wire Hangers
    Bent Offerings Dept.
  13. 12. The Lighter Side of... Fire
    The Lighter Side of...
  14. 13. Warranty Questionnaire from the Purchasing Public
    Seller Beware Dept.
  15. 14. You Can't Beat the System
    Establishment Anguish Dept.
  16. 15. Ten Little Businessmen
    There Goes the Neighborhood Dept.
  17. 16. Mad One-Time-Use Products
    One to a Customer Dept.
  18. 17. Alas
    Counter-schlockwise Dept.
  19. 18. Don Martin Dept. Part 3: One Evening in a Bus Station
    Don Martin Department
  20. 19. Mad Fold-In
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. One Evening in the City
    [Don Martin Department]
  22. 21. Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Karl Wilcox
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne