(April 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)
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.


Don't Buy This Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

The Mad Magazine Game (Table of Contents)

The Mad Magazine Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Indexer Notes

Ad for Parker Brothers The Mad Magazine Game.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

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

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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Scott Tobin, Walter Gologorsky, Randy Melton, Charlie Fuchs, Paul Watson, Grift Heath, Sawina Eller, Roberto Santiago, Jan Bosman, Bettina Fleisher, Mark Nicholson, Jeff Strasser, Natalie C. Atkins, Bernd F.W. Hofman; Lon West; Paul Smith, Quentin Springsted, David Mackey, David Toplitz, May Kosoi, Matt Schmitz, Kym Prahl and Jeffrey Joyce.

The Calamityville Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters:
Gored Klutz; Mrs. Klutz; Father Dullany; Sister Helluva; Blamey Klutz; Nipper (dog)
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie THE AMITYVILLE HORROR.

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day Downtown While Watching a Double Feature (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

The Corncorde Airport '79 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Captain Baloney; Coach Marxist; Haggie
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie THE CONCORDE ... AIRPORT '79.

Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day Downtown While Passing a Construction Site (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:

"People" Magazines for Other Specialized Groups (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

The Lighter Side of... Celebrations (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 Actors (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

The Jogger, With Apologies to Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Poem is a satire of Edgar Allan Poe's THE RAVEN.

Mad's "Necromania Agent" of the Year (Table of Contents)

John Revoltya / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
John Revoltya; Mr. Ghoul

Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Saturday Afternoon Downtown (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

Still More Yellow Pages Through History [Early American Telephone Co. Classified Directory] (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 IV of a continuing series and, thank God, will probably be the last."

Mad Laws (Table of Contents)

Mad Laws / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's Academy Awards for Dating (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Abigail Van Boredom; Howard Trent; Charlie Spandau; Audrey Grimaldi; Cindy Feemster; Al Hoving; Ms. Phyllis Getz; Rene Coleman; Jim Grunther; Freddy Sorenson; Helen Hardigan; Marcy Schoen; Milty Longo; Edna Hellion; Freddy Belasco; Mary Waltham; Fanny Pounders; Jack Kitch; Harry Bork; Jean Bean

Comic Strip Symbols to Match a Given Situation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
B.C.; Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Batman; Snoopy; Dagwood Bumstead; Herb Woodley; Dick Tracy; Al Capp; Rex Morgan, M.D.

The White, Shadowed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; sports
Characters:
Coach Kin Raves; Debbie Gorgeous; Jerkison; Gallstone; Gomanz; Coolaide; Miss Backgammon; Big Angie
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show THE WHITE SHADOW.

What Scary New Form of Fallout Has Technology Foisted On Us Lately? (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: Falling plane parts.

[The Soaker] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody

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. Don't Buy This Issue!
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. The Mad Magazine Game
    The Mad Magazine Game
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  5. 4. The Calamityville Horror
  6. 5. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day Downtown While Watching a Double Feature
    Don Martin Department
  7. 6. The Corncorde Airport '79
  8. 7. Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day Downtown While Passing a Construction Site
    Don Martin Department
  9. 8. "People" Magazines for Other Specialized Groups
  10. 9. The Lighter Side of... Celebrations
    The Lighter Side of...
  11. 10. This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to Deserving Actors
    This Issue's Proposed Mad Medals... to be Presented to
  12. 11. The Jogger, With Apologies to Edgar Allan Poe
  13. 12. Mad's "Necromania Agent" of the Year
    John Revoltya
  14. 13. Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Saturday Afternoon Downtown
    Don Martin Department
  15. 14. Still More Yellow Pages Through History [Early American Telephone Co. Classified Directory]
    Yellow Pages Through History
  16. 15. Mad Laws
    Mad Laws
  17. 16. Mad's Academy Awards for Dating
  18. 17. Comic Strip Symbols to Match a Given Situation
  19. 18. The White, Shadowed
  20. 19. What Scary New Form of Fallout Has Technology Foisted On Us Lately?
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. [The Soaker]
  22. 21. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
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