(January 1980)

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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Davis (painted; signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (painted; signed)
Colors:
Jack Davis (painted; 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:
?

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Carol Burnett (photo); Jody Hamilton (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Jeff Gray, G. Kambic, Joe Abbott, Dorian Tenore, Renee Alper, Shawn Poole, John Wiencko, Baby John Swearingen, Jody Hamilton (Carol Burnett's daughter), Gabrielle Esperdy, Lloyd Golubski, Larry Cole, Joan Winters, Mark Hugo, Rodney Bublitz, Robert Capitani, Dan Partridge, Edmund Haffmans, Robert Erck, Thad Gutshall, Joey Townsel and Karen Conway.

Alias (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Mother (computer); Dripley; Asp; Dullest; Pain; Lambaste; Barker; Frett
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie ALIEN.

Don Martin Looks at Spider-Man (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Looks at / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Superman
Reprints:

The Mad Running Primer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

The Lighter Side of... Toys (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

TV Ads We'd Like to See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Ads for The Cannonball AE-1, The American Expressed Card and The Whisk Detergent.

More Yellow Pages Through History [Imperial Roman Telephone Co.] (Table of Contents)

Yellow Pages Through History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

This is part II of a continuing series. The "Medieval Yellow Pages" will appear next.

You're a Victim of Bad Timing When... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Students (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

Appeals From Charities Through History (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's "Children's Movie Producer of the Year" (Table of Contents)

Chipped Cahter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Bernard Bunko; Chipped Cahter

Newspaper Stories We'll Never See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

More How Can You Trust... (Table of Contents)

How Can You Trust... / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Taxing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lekvar; Tonal; Alix; Elate; Looney; Uncle Frank
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show TAXI.

Lightning Never Strikes in the Same Place Twice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

[Reach Out] (Table of Contents)

(backcovers) *do not use* / *please fix* / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A satire of a telephone company advertisement.

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. Alias
  5. 4. Don Martin Looks at Spider-Man
    Don Martin Looks at
  6. 5. The Mad Running Primer
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of... Toys
    The Lighter Side of...
  8. 7. TV Ads We'd Like to See
  9. 8. More Yellow Pages Through History [Imperial Roman Telephone Co.]
    Yellow Pages Through History
  10. 9. You're a Victim of Bad Timing When...
  11. 10. This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Students
    This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to
  12. 11. Appeals From Charities Through History
  13. 12. Mad's "Children's Movie Producer of the Year"
    Chipped Cahter
  14. 13. Newspaper Stories We'll Never See
  15. 14. More How Can You Trust...
    How Can You Trust...
  16. 15. Taxing
  17. 16. Lightning Never Strikes in the Same Place Twice
  18. 17. [Reach Out]
  19. 18. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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