(September 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.


Alfred E. Neuman for President (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Mad Magazine Presents... "Up the Academy" (Table of Contents)

Mad / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Indexer Notes

Ad for the movie "Up the Academy."

[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); ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gary Coleman (photo); Todd Bridges (photo); Dana Plato (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Eugene V. Manusov, Mark Giordano, Johnny Mylar, Brian Boru O'Donnell, Stephen B. Dobranski, Sheryle Dickerson, Bonita C. Yarboro, Amanda Du Boff, Joe Esposito, Jon Blaine II, J.P. Thomas, Bill Davies, Ron Labbe, Dina Gifford, Joe Stoutenburgh, Annette M. Padilla, C. Myers, Scott Croland, Gary Coleman (from Diff'rent Strokes) and Catherine Bernstein.

Crymore vs. Crymore (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Tad Crymore; Joanne Crymore; Bawly Crymore; Mr. Shananagin
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie KRAMER VS. KRAMER.

Mad's Up-Dated Relevant, Do-It-Yourself: America the Beautiful (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Do-it-yourself America the Beautiful song.

Mad's "They" and "You" Book (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day in Prehistoric Times (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:

Horror Movies Based on Everyday Disasters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael J. Snider (idea); Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Movie posters for "The Invastion of the Transistor People", "The Long Gas Line", "The Came From the I.R.S.", "The Return of the Flab", "Death of a Picture Tube", "The Repairman", "The Lost Filling", "The Dawn of the Boring Guests", "On Hold" and "The Bug That's Going Around."

The Lighter Side of... Inflation (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

Some Mad Examples of Celebrities High-Value Insurance Policies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jimmy Carter; Evel Knievel; Tony Randall; Barbra Streisand; William F. Buckley, Jr., Walter Mondale, Charo Gutchy-Gutchy; Clint Eastwood

More Legendary Wire Hangers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges; John Rios
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ahab; Superman; Houdini; Twiggy; Siva; Little Jack Horner; Confucius; Dean Martin; Alexander Calder; Cheop's; Gloria Steinem; King David; Humpty Dumpty; the Siamese Twins; Liberace

Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day in the Middle Ages (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 Mad Soccer Primer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; sports

A Mad Look at... Skating (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look at / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
Sergio Aragones

Genre:
satire-parody; sports
Reprints:

Just Once, Wouldn't You Like To (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Fine Day About Two Weeks Ago (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 Crockford Files (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; satire-parody
Characters:
Jam Crockford; Crocky; Menace; Angle
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show THE ROCKFORD FILES.

What's the Best Way to Become a Member of a Crime Organization? (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: Get elected.

[Noah's Ark] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Manak
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

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. Alfred E. Neuman for President
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Mad Magazine Presents... "Up the Academy"
    Mad
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  5. 4. Crymore vs. Crymore
  6. 5. Mad's Up-Dated Relevant, Do-It-Yourself: America the Beautiful
  7. 6. Mad's "They" and "You" Book
  8. 7. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day in Prehistoric Times
    Don Martin Department
  9. 8. Horror Movies Based on Everyday Disasters
  10. 9. The Lighter Side of... Inflation
    The Lighter Side of...
  11. 10. Some Mad Examples of Celebrities High-Value Insurance Policies
  12. 11. More Legendary Wire Hangers
  13. 12. Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day in the Middle Ages
    Don Martin Department
  14. 13. The Mad Soccer Primer
  15. 14. A Mad Look at... Skating
    A Mad Look at
  16. 15. Just Once, Wouldn't You Like To
  17. 16. Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Fine Day About Two Weeks Ago
    Don Martin Department
  18. 17. The Crockford Files
  19. 18. What's the Best Way to Become a Member of a Crime Organization?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. [Noah's Ark]
  21. 20. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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