(October 1982)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323010
Editing:
Al Feldstein
Color:
color (#1-23, 400-present); color cover with black & white interior (#24 - 399)
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US (#1-23); magazine size (#24 onward)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Mad Finishes Off M*A*S*H* (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mott Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Colors:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alan Alda [as Hawkeye Pierce]; Loretta Swit [as Margaret Houlihan]; Mike Farrell [as B.J. Honeycutt]; Henry Morgan [as Sherman Potter]; Jamie Farr [as Max Klinger]; William Christopher [as Francis Mulcahy]; David Ogden Stiers [as Charles Winchester]; McLean Stephenson [as Henry Blake]; Wayne Rogers [as John McIntyre]; Alfred E. Neuman [as Radar O'Reilly]

M*U*S*H* (Table of Contents)

Th-Th-That's Alda, Folks Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alan Alda [as Squawkeye]; Loretta Swit [as Luke-warm Lips Houlihan]; Mike Farrell [as P.J.]; Henry Morgan [as Sherman Potcheese]; Jamie Farr [as Klinker]; William Christopher [as Father]; David Ogden Stiers [as Charles Cumbersome Worcestershire]
Synopsis:
In a parody of the TV series "M*A*S*H*," life is portrayed on a past-its-prime television series about the Korean War.

Marching Songs Now that the Armed Forces are Co-ed (Table of Contents)

Battle Hymns for Hers Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Joan Chini (plot); Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Famous military songs are rewritten to reflect modern times.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Dept. / cartoon / 0 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Cartoons drawn into the margins of random pages.

One Freezing Day in a Cemetary (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A group of pallbearers have an accident.

Commemorative Stamps That Tell it Like it Really Is (Table of Contents)

Post Roasties Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Commemorative postage stamps that have political commentary on them.

The Lighter Side of ... (Table of Contents)

Berg's Eye View Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Ironic situations inspired by people dealing with big brothers, cooking, injuries, crime, discipline, math, the other woman, economics, doctors, medical exams, dinner time, parents, dating and justice.

One Broiling Day in the Desert (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man on a camel encounters a specific designated crossing.

It's a Thankless Job... (Table of Contents)

A Futile State Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of jobs with a lot of stress and frustration, but little praise or satisfaction.

Mad's Theft and Vandal-Proof Products (Table of Contents)

A Hitch in Crime Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Products designed to foil theft and vandalism attempts.

How to Pick Up Girls (Table of Contents)

The Greats of Rap Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Sandy Kossin
Inks:
Sandy Kossin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Examples of fresh new pick-up lines for different situations.

Spy Vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Inks:
Antonio Prohias (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Black Spy; The White Spy
Synopsis:
The Black Spy foils the White Spy's helicopter attack.

A Mad Look at American Justice (Table of Contents)

Crime and no Punishment Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A satirical examination of the American Justice System from its beginnings to its current state.

The Mad Word Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Letters Entertain You Dept. / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Ficarra
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Word find puzzle parody with a theme of "television today".

Mad Pasttimes for the Bedridden (Table of Contents)

Games Feeble Play Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Things you can do when you're stuck in bed.

A Special Edition of 20/30 Starring Barbara Waltzers (Table of Contents)

The Wizard of "R's" Dept. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Barbara Waltzers; Charles Brawnson; Jane Fondle; Christopher Heave
Synopsis:
A journalist interview three celebrities plugging their new films.

One Steaming Day in the Congo (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two cannibals get a lesson in manners.

What Modern Frowned-Upon Activity Is Keeping Our Youth Slim and Trim? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Colors:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; advocacy
Synopsis:
Video games do have constructive uses.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Watt...We Worry! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy; satire-parody
Characters:
James Watt
Synopsis:
Play on Alfred E. Neuman's catch phrase, used as a commentary on Reagan Administration Secretary of the Interior James Watt.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mad Finishes Off M*A*S*H*
  2. 1. M*U*S*H*
    Th-Th-That's Alda, Folks Dept.
  3. 2. Marching Songs Now that the Armed Forces are Co-ed
    Battle Hymns for Hers Dept.
  4. 3. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  5. 4. One Freezing Day in a Cemetary
    Don Martin Dept.
  6. 5. Commemorative Stamps That Tell it Like it Really Is
    Post Roasties Dept.
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of ...
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  8. 7. One Broiling Day in the Desert
    Don Martin Dept.
  9. 8. It's a Thankless Job...
    A Futile State Dept.
  10. 9. Mad's Theft and Vandal-Proof Products
    A Hitch in Crime Dept.
  11. 10. How to Pick Up Girls
    The Greats of Rap Dept.
  12. 11. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  13. 12. A Mad Look at American Justice
    Crime and no Punishment Dept.
  14. 13. The Mad Word Puzzle
    Letters Entertain You Dept.
  15. 14. Mad Pasttimes for the Bedridden
    Games Feeble Play Dept.
  16. 15. A Special Edition of 20/30 Starring Barbara Waltzers
    The Wizard of "R's" Dept.
  17. 16. One Steaming Day in the Congo
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. What Modern Frowned-Upon Activity Is Keeping Our Youth Slim and Trim?
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. Watt...We Worry!
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