(October 1980)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
709893323010
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; Jerry DeFuccio (associate editor); Nick Meglin (associate editor)
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, Mad's "Write-In" Candidate for President (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

Mad Super Special Winter 1980 (Table of Contents)

Mad Super Special / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Mad Magazine Resents Throw Up the Academy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Vito
Synopsis:
A satire of the move UP THE ACADEMY.

Being Not All There (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mrs. Gravnick; Skipper; Gilligan; Trance; Luwheeze; Mr. Lemming (deceased); Heave Grand; Pink Panther; Dr. Allenbuzz; Freddie Silverman; Suzy Chapstick; Bane Grand (dies)
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie BEING THERE.

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Day in the Life of a Tennis Pro (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

A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

The Mad Nasty Book Volume Two (Table of Contents)

The Mad Nasty Book / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ku Klux Klan; Mork; Jane Fonda; Dolly Parton; Cher; Mike Wallace; Pete Rose

The Lighter Side of... (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
Synopsis:
The Lighter Side of... Making Ends Meet; Punishment; Intruders; Summer Romances; Ambition; Bullying; Gadgets; Success; Breaking Up; Studying; Moods; Married; Politics.

Sneaky Mad Tactics to Get People to Open "Junk Mail" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

A Mad Guide to Cheap Pastimes (Table of Contents)

A Mad Guide / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Advertising Makes You Wonder... (Table of Contents)

Advertising Makes You Wonder... / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

[glass shattered by singing] (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

The Mad Dictionary of Cliche Parental Terms (Table of Contents)

The Mad Dictionary / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Barry Liebmann
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Day in the Life of Some Salesmen (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
Characters:
Fonebone

Indexer Notes

The are only 2 Don Martin Departments in this issue. This one is erroneously listed as Part III instead of Part II.

Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Hearts of Men? The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents)

The Shadow Knows / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

WKRAP in Cincinnati (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Antsy; Arthur Curlson; Juniper; Dr. Johnny Frantic; Venus Fly Paper; Nerve; Mess; Bully; Sonny Bono
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show WKRP IN CINCINNATI.

What's the Most Exciting Thing on TV Today! (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
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Twiki; Hulk; Ponch [Officer Francis Llewellyn Poncherello]; Charlie's Angels; John Bosley; J.R. Ewing

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover and in color. Answer is: Ads for designer jeans.

[Checks Cashed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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, Mad's "Write-In" Candidate for President
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Mad Super Special Winter 1980
    Mad Super Special
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Mad Magazine Resents Throw Up the Academy
  5. 4. Being Not All There
  6. 5. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Day in the Life of a Tennis Pro
    Don Martin Department
  7. 6. A Collection of Mad X-Rayvings
  8. 7. The Mad Nasty Book Volume Two
    The Mad Nasty Book
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  10. 9. Sneaky Mad Tactics to Get People to Open "Junk Mail"
  11. 10. A Mad Guide to Cheap Pastimes
    A Mad Guide
  12. 11. Advertising Makes You Wonder...
    Advertising Makes You Wonder...
  13. 12. [glass shattered by singing]
    Spy vs. Spy
  14. 13. The Mad Dictionary of Cliche Parental Terms
    The Mad Dictionary
  15. 14. Don Martin Dept. Part III: One Day in the Life of Some Salesmen
    Don Martin Department
  16. 15. Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Hearts of Men? The Shadow Knows
    The Shadow Knows
  17. 16. WKRAP in Cincinnati
  18. 17. What's the Most Exciting Thing on TV Today!
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. [Checks Cashed]
  20. 19. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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