(January 1982)

EC, 1952 Series
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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)
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

Art director is Leonard Brenner and production by Tom Nozkowski.


Raiders of a Lost Art (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Indiana Jones [Harrison Ford]; Alfred E. Neuman
Reprints:

[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:
Wendy Gaines (baby photo); Wendy Gaines-Bucci (wedding photo); Robert Bucci (wedding photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Brian Alber, Michael Tavares, Brian Scott, Mary Whiting, Allan Tait, Mike Chaldu, Barry Dutter, Big Rog Kaz, Wendy Gaines-Bucci (Bill Gaine's daughter), Doug Penning, Peter Taylor, Bruce Arnold, Ian Igus, Randy Cassel, Andy Cimino, Blair Powers, Eric Hymorvitz and Dave Witt.

"Starchie Bonker's Place" or A Christmas Carol O'Conner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Starchie Bonker; Morey; Harried; Vernica; Mrs. Campy; Ghost of Ratings Past [Norman Leer]; Ghost of Laughs Past [Edict Bonker]; Meathead (flashback); Gloria (flashback); Steppie; Ghost of Bigotry Past [George Jefferson]; Ghost of Ratings Future [A.B. Neelsen]
Synopsis:
A satire of the television show ARCHIE BUNKER'S PLACE and the novel A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Don Martin Looks at Tarzan's "Jane" (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Looks at / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; satire-parody
Characters:
Tarzan; Jane

The Nice New Unconventional National Enquirer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Burt Reynolds (photo); Clint Eastwood (photo); Johnny Carson (photo); Farrah Fawcett (photo); President Ronald Reagan (photo); Nancy Reagan (photo); Elvis Presley (photo)
Synopsis:
Mock-up of a National Enquirer cover.

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... Helping; Assertiveness; Diets; Values; The Telephone; Interviews; Pets; Nursery Rhymes; Greed; Weddings; Going Out; Shopping; Tragedies; Exams.

The 1981 Night Before Christmas or A Final Visit From St. Nicholas (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Ralph Nader; Santa Claus

Family Snapshots They Never Put in the Family Album (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Outlandish (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody; science fiction
Characters:
Marshall; Monotone; Shlephard; Dr. Laziness
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie OUTLAND.

Give Thanks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Ficarra
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Some Mad suggestions for things to give thanks for on thanksgiving."
Reprints:

The National Parent Test (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

A Mad Look at Discrimination (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Your Mad Horoscope (Table of Contents)

Your Mad Horoscope / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Ficarra
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Letters:
typeset

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

Where Your Christmas Dollar Goes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael J. Snider
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody

Raiders of a Lost Art (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo; Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; satire-parody
Characters:
Inbanana Jones; Marryin; Bollix; Professor Mucus Crony; Toad; Salaam; Nazis
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK.
Reprints:

What's the Difference Between an Idiot - and Someone Who Folds "Fold Ins"? (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 flip cover and in color. Answer is: There is none.

[Pencils for Sale] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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. Raiders of a Lost Art
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters Dept.
    Letters Dept.
  4. 3. "Starchie Bonker's Place" or A Christmas Carol O'Conner
  5. 4. Don Martin Looks at Tarzan's "Jane"
    Don Martin Looks at
  6. 5. The Nice New Unconventional National Enquirer
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  8. 7. The 1981 Night Before Christmas or A Final Visit From St. Nicholas
  9. 8. Family Snapshots They Never Put in the Family Album
  10. 9. Outlandish
  11. 10. Give Thanks
  12. 11. The National Parent Test
  13. 12. A Mad Look at Discrimination
    A Mad Look at
  14. 13. Your Mad Horoscope
    Your Mad Horoscope
  15. 14. Where Your Christmas Dollar Goes
  16. 15. Raiders of a Lost Art
  17. 16. What's the Difference Between an Idiot - and Someone Who Folds "Fold Ins"?
    Mad Fold-In
  18. 17. [Pencils for Sale]
  19. 18. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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