(April 1979)

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:
709893323004
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry DeFuccio (associate editor); Nick Meglin (associate editor)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. (#1-23); Magazine size (#24 onward); saddle-stitched; glossy cover; full color (#1-23); Black & White (#24-?); full color again (#? - onward)

Issue Notes

John Putnam is art director. Leonard Brenner does production.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (painting, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Joe Jacobsen, John O'Leary, Mitchel Silpa, Rob Whitehouse, Stephen Dobanski, Jack Herbert Wilson, Pat Morgan Riordan, Mrs. Robert Brost, Lisa A. Barone, Bill & Sarita McCaw, Heidi Bender, Frank Russo, Alfred Carlos, Joe English, E. Nelson Bridwell (from DC Comics); Dino Salvadore, Andy Roth, Cathy Ehrhardt, Timothy O. Lane and Melissa Hart.

Heaving Can Wait (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Joe Pendulum; Leo Farmwork; Moxie; Mr. Jordumb; Richard Nixon (cameo); Tommy Junket
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie HEAVEN CAN WAIT.

Don Martin Dept. Part I: Early One Morning Down in South America (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Who Killed the Country? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Second Opinions in Non-Medical Cases (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

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

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Magical Day in Modern Baghdad (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Comparison Tests in Every Day Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

A Mad Look at Tarzan... Today (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

TV Spin-Offs Yet to Come (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spin-offs are Squiggy; Stavros; Carlton; Welcome Back, Horshack; The Truly Odd Couple; Rooster; Wojohowicz; Jedediah Jones; Still More Osmonds Yet; Bosley and Prime Time Sermonette.

The Carterbury Tales (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jimmy Carter; Billy Carter; Ted Kennedy; Ronald Reagen; Walter Mondale

Everyday Scenes We'd Love to See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Corporate Executives (Table of Contents)

This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad "Scratch 'N' Sniff" Strips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

The Eyes of Lurid Mess (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lurid Mess; Inane Gazelle (dies); Charlie Brown (cameo); Count von Count (cameo); Ronald; Microbe
Synopsis:
Satire of the movie EYES OF LAURA MARS.

Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Evening in an Ohio Bus Station (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

What Great Star Are We All Eagerly Waiting to Applaud? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover and in color. Answer is: Solar energy.

["Bartender... gi'me a double!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Drawn-Out Dramas / 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. [no title indexed]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. Heaving Can Wait
  5. 4. Don Martin Dept. Part I: Early One Morning Down in South America
    Don Martin Department
  6. 5. Who Killed the Country?
  7. 6. Second Opinions in Non-Medical Cases
  8. 7. The Lighter Side of... Surprises
    The Lighter Side of...
  9. 8. Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Magical Day in Modern Baghdad
    Don Martin Department
  10. 9. Comparison Tests in Every Day Life
  11. 10. A Mad Look at Tarzan... Today
    A Mad Look at
  12. 11. TV Spin-Offs Yet to Come
  13. 12. The Carterbury Tales
  14. 13. Everyday Scenes We'd Love to See
  15. 14. This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Corporate Executives
    This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to
  16. 15. Mad "Scratch 'N' Sniff" Strips
  17. 16. The Eyes of Lurid Mess
  18. 17. Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Evening in an Ohio Bus Station
    Don Martin Department
  19. 18. What Great Star Are We All Eagerly Waiting to Applaud?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. ["Bartender... gi'me a double!"]
  21. 20. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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