(March 1981)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; 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.


Shortage Coming! Hoard This Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Colors:
? (illo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman (illo)

Mad Super Special Summer 1981 No. 35 (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:
?

Letters Dept. (Table of Contents)

Letters Dept. / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Matt Dillon (photo); John Ficarra (photo); Steve Allen (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Darel Jevens, Allan Mantell, Scott Reeder, Matt Dillon (from Little Darlings), D.L. Polonsky, Michael Pollack, Steve Allen (comedian), Robert Rothstein, Stacy Freeberg, Hugh Wilson (executive producer of WKRP in Cincinnati), Bill Schove, Donnie Vaughn and Cliff Woodgate.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
William M. Gaines
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months - 2,262,499.

The Shiner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Ulpman; Wack Torrents; Maria; Dr. Frankenstein; Windy Torrents; Dinny Torrents; Dork Hollerman (dies); Boney; The Grisly Sisters; Egbert Grisly
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie THE SHINING.

Variety for Other Occupations (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Variety Magazine for... Plumbers; Toll Collectors; House Painters; Moving Men; Janitors.

Don Martin Looks at... Hulk (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]

If "Hollywood Hype" Were Used for Everyday Dramatic Occasions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad's New Phobias for the 80's (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ficarra
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

The Mad Stop Watch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ficarra
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

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... Growing Pains; Car Owners; Success; Parking; Education; Modern Technology; The Energy Crisis; Inflation; Marriage; Shopping; Children; Winter; On the Job; Discipline.

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

Mixed-Up Junk Mail Mailing Lists (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Mad Image-Builders (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Customized Organ Donor Cards for Some Very Special Donors (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Organ donor cards for Johnny Carson, Richard Milhous Nixon, Rich Little, Muhammad Ali, Don Rickles, Howard Cosell, Idi Amin Dada, The Amazing Kreskin, Norman Lear, Ralph Nader, Billy Carter and Robert Evel Knievel.

More Mad Candid Snapshots of Historical Celebrities (Table of Contents)

Snapshots of Historical Celebrities / 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
Characters:
Emperor Nero; William Shakespeare; Dr. Livingston; King David; Queen Victoria; Adolph Hitler; Cleopatra; King Midas; Christopher Columbus

Crapper John, M.D. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Crapper John; Bonzo; Dr. Williams
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show TRAPPER JOHN, M.D.

A Basket Case High Up on the 37th Floor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Don Edwing
Inks:
Don Edwing
Letters:
Don Edwing

Genre:
satire-parody

What Disgusting Form of Pollution is Now Considered Dangerous to Us All? (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: Smokers exhaling.

Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps (Table of Contents)

Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Clark
Pencils:
? [as U.S. Postal Service]
Inks:
? [as U.S. Postal Service]
Colors:
? [as U.S. Postal Service]
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Thoroughly unbearable Postal Service... driving America Bats for 200 years!"

Indexer Notes

On 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. Shortage Coming! Hoard This Issue!
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Mad Super Special Summer 1981 No. 35
    Mad Super Special
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  6. 5. The Shiner
  7. 6. Variety for Other Occupations
  8. 7. Don Martin Looks at... Hulk
    Hulk
  9. 8. If "Hollywood Hype" Were Used for Everyday Dramatic Occasions
  10. 9. Mad's New Phobias for the 80's
  11. 10. The Mad Stop Watch
  12. 11. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  13. 12. Spy vs. Spy
    Spy vs. Spy
  14. 13. Mixed-Up Junk Mail Mailing Lists
  15. 14. Mad Image-Builders
  16. 15. Customized Organ Donor Cards for Some Very Special Donors
  17. 16. More Mad Candid Snapshots of Historical Celebrities
    Snapshots of Historical Celebrities
  18. 17. Crapper John, M.D.
  19. 18. A Basket Case High Up on the 37th Floor
  20. 19. What Disgusting Form of Pollution is Now Considered Dangerous to Us All?
    Mad Fold-In
  21. 20. Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps
    Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps
  22. 21. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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