(June 1978)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323006
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; John Putnam (art director); 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

Why Kill Yourself? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Man hides in garbage can.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Spy Who Glubbed Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

One Morning in a Prison Tower (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Surprise Televisions Commercials (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch; Dezi Szonntagh (idea)
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

A Job Resumé for an Average Housewife (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel; Mary Sarazin Timmons (idea)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's "Punk Rock Group" of the Year (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Some Mad Things We'll Never Understand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Apartment House Bulletin Board (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs; T. Peplinski (idea)
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

The Lighter Side of Danger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dave Berg [as David Berg]
Pencils:
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

One Afternoon Down on a Farm (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Mad's Real-Life "Catch-22's" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Where Your Dollar Goes (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

We Could Sure Do Without (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Bob Jones (signed)
Inks:
Bob Jones (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

A Mad Look at Some Legendary Commodes (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look at / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Coker, jr
Inks:
Paul Coker, jr
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

What Happened? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

One Evening in a Bus Station (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)

Genre:
humor

Where Are Some Very Successful Actors Coming from Lately? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

One Night in the City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Drawn-Out Dramas / cartoon / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (signed)

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Why Kill Yourself?
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. The Spy Who Glubbed Me
  5. 4. One Morning in a Prison Tower
  6. 5. Surprise Televisions Commercials
  7. 6. A Job Resumé for an Average Housewife
  8. 7. Mad's "Punk Rock Group" of the Year
  9. 8. Some Mad Things We'll Never Understand
  10. 9. Apartment House Bulletin Board
  11. 10. The Lighter Side of Danger
    The Lighter Side
  12. 11. One Afternoon Down on a Farm
  13. 12. Mad's Real-Life "Catch-22's"
  14. 13. Where Your Dollar Goes
  15. 14. We Could Sure Do Without
  16. 15. A Mad Look at Some Legendary Commodes
    A Mad Look at
  17. 16. What Happened?
  18. 17. One Evening in a Bus Station
  19. 18. Where Are Some Very Successful Actors Coming from Lately?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. One Night in the City
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne