(September 1979)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.75 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

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 (painted; signed)
Inks:
Norman Mingo (painted; signed)
Colors:
Norman Mingo (painted; signed)
Letters:
?

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:
?

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Bill Wilkinson, Jeffery Murray, Ed Backus, Leslie Mortimore, Henry R. Kujawa, Vera Mae Pollexfen, Mrs. X, Kathy Sherman, Mike Spring, Robert Santiago, Arthur Bobrow, Chuck Eaddy, Michael O'Connell, Tasha Lofland, Erik J. Paulson, Bruce Pikula and Jamshed Ali.

Invasion of the Booty Snatchers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jeff; Mutt; Liz; Dr. Schmock
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS.

The Disco Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Guarantees We'd Like to See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A look at product guarantees we'd like to see in real life.

The Lighter Side of... Inadequacy (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

This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Politicians (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:
Al Jaffee ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Future "Famous Collector's Series" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's "Judge of the Year" (Table of Contents)

Broadway Joe Nomyth / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Broadway Joe Nomyth; Judge Spurious Kickback; Miss Cleavage
Synopsis:
Joe Nomyth interviews Mad's "Judge of the Year."

Mad Salutes One of Our Unsung Household Pets: The Turtle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Other Household Security Alarm Systems (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

When "Truth-in-Advertising" Laws Apply to Classified Ads (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

A Mad Assortment of... Exposed "Jocks" (Table of Contents)

A Mad Assortment of... / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; sports

Shmork & Windy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone; Dick DeBartolo (additional dialogue)
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Shmork; Windy; Big Bird (cameo); Windy's father; Windy's Grandma; Lenny; Squiggy; Mr. Spock (cameo); Cylon (camoe); Darth Vader (cameo)
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show MORK & MINDY.

What Kind of "Tripping" is Becoming a Big Turn-Off for Many Kids? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover and in color. Answer is: School bussing.

["He's sure heavy, Voters... he's m' brother!"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Rickard
Pencils:
Jack Rickard (painted; signed)
Inks:
Jack Rickard (painted; signed)
Colors:
Jack Rickard (painted; signed)
Letters:
Jack Rickard ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jimmy Carter; Billy Carter

Indexer Notes

A Mad mini-poster. On the 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
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. Invasion of the Booty Snatchers
  5. 4. The Disco Man
  6. 5. Guarantees We'd Like to See
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of... Inadequacy
    The Lighter Side of...
  8. 7. This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Politicians
    This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to
  9. 8. Future "Famous Collector's Series"
  10. 9. Mad's "Judge of the Year"
    Broadway Joe Nomyth
  11. 10. Mad Salutes One of Our Unsung Household Pets: The Turtle
  12. 11. Other Household Security Alarm Systems
  13. 12. Spy vs. Spy
    Spy vs. Spy
  14. 13. When "Truth-in-Advertising" Laws Apply to Classified Ads
  15. 14. A Mad Assortment of... Exposed "Jocks"
    A Mad Assortment of...
  16. 15. Shmork & Windy
  17. 16. What Kind of "Tripping" is Becoming a Big Turn-Off for Many Kids?
    Mad Fold-In
  18. 17. ["He's sure heavy, Voters... he's m' brother!"]
  19. 18. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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