(April 1981)

EC, 1952 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
?
Price:
0.90 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein; Nick Meglin (senior editor); John Ficarra (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.


Mad Salutes the Coffee Break (Table of Contents)

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

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 / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jack Klugman (photo); Cast of Dukes of Hazzard [Sonny Shroyer (photo); John Schneider (photo); Denver Pyle (photo); Sorrell Booke (photo); Catherine Bach (photo); Ben Jones (photo); Tom Wopat (photo); James Best (photo)]

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Mark Eisenberg, Jack Klugman (from Quincy M.E.), Gary Heller, Ron Labbe, Sorrell Booke (Boss Hogg on Dukes of Hazzard), George W. Lucas (from Star Wars), Daniel Millstone, Ken Renning, Sgt. Bennett S. Turk, Beaver Tompkins, Tony Burkett and Steve Teil.

Undressed to Kill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Kite Muller (dies); Dr. Robert Illiot; Putter Muller; Lust Blake; Brian DeTrauma; Mr. Ludwig; Dr. Leafy; Lt. Marina; Tony Perkins (cameo)
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie DRESSED TO KILL.

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Morning in a Hotel Room (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

Now Playing... at the White House (Table of Contents)

Now Playing / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
President Ronald Reagan (photos from his various movies)

We'll Always Be Suckers For Clever Advertising... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

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

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... Drugs; Social Calls; Childplay; Medicine; Inflation; On the Job; Dressing Up; Styles; Gifts; Activists; Shopping; The Car; Eating; Marriage.

What Television Says and What it Really Means (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Johnny Carson; Mackenzie Phillips; Mork [Robin Williams]; Lewis Hardline; Mary Tyler Moore; Ed Asner

A Mad Look at Some... Not-So-Famous Last Words (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look at / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Harry North, Esq.
Inks:
Harry North, Esq.
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Don Martin Dept. Part II: Late One Afternoon on an Interstate Highway (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

Why Didn't You Do Your Homework? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"A collection of 18 Mad excuses that teachers just might buy when they ask... Why didn't you do your homework?"
Reprints:

Rhyming Ads (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Mad examples of rhyming ads.

A Mad Look at... Air Travel (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look at / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

That's Real Incredible, People! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Byron Alien; John Barber; Sarah Parcel; Skip Stepinson; Fran Talkaton; John Davidumb; Cathy Lee Boresme
Synopsis:
A satire of the television shows REAL PEOPLE and THAT'S INCREDIBLE!

Don Martin Dept. Part III: Late One Night in a Bank (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 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions "Mother Goose" Fold-In (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: Scrambled eggs.

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

Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps / (backcovers) *do not use* / *please fix* / 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:
"Masters and Johnson state horny writers cook up wild books!"

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. Mad Salutes the Coffee Break
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. Undressed to Kill
  5. 4. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Morning in a Hotel Room
    Don Martin Department
  6. 5. Now Playing... at the White House
    Now Playing
  7. 6. We'll Always Be Suckers For Clever Advertising...
  8. 7. Spy vs. Spy
    Spy vs. Spy
  9. 8. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  10. 9. What Television Says and What it Really Means
  11. 10. A Mad Look at Some... Not-So-Famous Last Words
    A Mad Look at
  12. 11. Don Martin Dept. Part II: Late One Afternoon on an Interstate Highway
    Don Martin Department
  13. 12. Why Didn't You Do Your Homework?
  14. 13. Rhyming Ads
  15. 14. A Mad Look at... Air Travel
    A Mad Look at
  16. 15. That's Real Incredible, People!
  17. 16. Don Martin Dept. Part III: Late One Night in a Bank
    Don Martin Department
  18. 17. A Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions "Mother Goose" Fold-In
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps
    Mad's Story-Telling U.S. Postage Stamps
  20. 19. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne