(January 1983)

EC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Al Feldstein [As Albert B. Feldstein]; John Ficarra (Associate Editor); Nick Meglin (Senior 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

With the exception of the covers, entire magazine is in black & white.


["E.T." "Star Trek" "Annie" Don Martin...And The Usual Gang Of Idiots Are All In This Issue Of...Mad] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Rickard (Signed)
Inks:
Jack Rickard (Signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
E.T.; Alfred E. Neuman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The only time Alfred E. Neuman has appeared on a cover with a full set of teeth.

Departments (Table of Contents)

Contents Page / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Contents page featuring staff listings & what's featured in the magazine, listed by special Mad departments.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Random Samplings of Reader Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Letters page with random samplings of reader mail.

Indexer Notes

From the "Letters" Dept.

Q.T. The Quasi-Terrestrial (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Q.T.; Yelliot; Various Q.T.'s; Unnamed Mama's Pizza delivery boy; Mite; Girth; Yoda (Cameo); Unnamed Teacher; Unnamed Students; Yelliot's Mom; Unnamed U.S. Army Soldiers
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial".

Indexer Notes

From the "Giving ET The Finger" Dept.

E.T. (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
E.T.; Elliot; Gertie
Synopsis:
E.T. makes his own version of a ghetto blaster.

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin Out-Take" Dept. Part I.

Chutzpah Is... (Table of Contents)

Topical Gags / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel; Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Gags featuring Mad's definition of what Chutzpah is.

Indexer Notes

From the "Gaul Busting" Dept.

Awful Annie (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Awful Annie; Rivka; Miss Harridan [Miss Harrigan]; Graza Farfel; Oliver Morebucks; Unnamed Oscar Presenter; Bonejab; President Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Booster; Dilly; Unnamed Butler
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, "Annie".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Orphan Ruining" Dept.

Annie (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Daddy Warbucks
Synopsis:
Annie and Daddy Warbucks each have a hair surprise for one another.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin Out-Take" Dept. Part II.

Mottos, Oaths, Inscriptions, Etc. Rewritten For Special Interest Groups (Table of Contents)

Political Satire / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Interest Groups versions of famous things like The Surgeon General's Warning, The Statue Of Liberty Inscription; U.S. Postal Service Motto; The Lord's Prayer; The Declaration Of Independence; The U.S. Coin; Courtroom Oath and the Marine's Hymn.

Indexer Notes

From the "Plaques For Claques" Dept.

How Many Mistakes Can You Find In This Picture ? (Table of Contents)

How Many Mistakes... / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Hart
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Another "How Many Mistakes" feature using a Discount Hi-Fi Store.

Indexer Notes

From the "Err Apparent" Dept.

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

The Lighter Side Of... / filler / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Roger Kaputnik
Synopsis:
Dave Berg's Lighter Side of gag section focusing on the topics, Babysitting; Credibility; The Telephone; Politics; Snacks; Excuses; Bad Habits; Spray Cans; Computers; Sports; Advice; Bargains; Eating; Shopping & Cold Weather.

Indexer Notes

From the "Berg's Eye-View" Dept.

Spy VS. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy VS. Spy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohias
Pencils:
Antonio Prohias
Inks:
Antonio Prohias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Black Spy; White Spy
Synopsis:
White Spy falls for Black Spy's shoulder epaulets trap.

Indexer Notes

From the "Joke And Dagger" Dept. Winner: Black Spy.

If You Think Things Are...Bad Well, They Could be...Worse In Fact They Could Be...Downright Horrible (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Various gags on situations that go from Bad to Worse to Downright Horrible.

Indexer Notes

From the "Triple-Sweat" Dept.

A Mad Guide To The Anatomy Of The Human Body Based On The Comics (Table of Contents)

Comic Strip Satire / filler / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs; Sergio Aragones (Idea)
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Popeye; Charlie Brown; Little Orphan Annie; Dagwood Bumstead; Andy Capp; Beetle Bailey; Sarge; Rodney (Wizard Of ID); King ID (Wizard Of ID); Superman; Lucy; Daddy Warbucks; Dick Tracy; Mickey Mouse; Incredible Hulk; Rex Morgan; Momma
Synopsis:
A guide of the human body part by part using famous comic strip characters body parts as examples.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Funnies' Bone" Dept.

Mad Presents Some Graphic Demonstrations Of...When Not To Use Famous "Pick-Up" Lines (Table of Contents)

Topical Satire / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Hart
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman (Cameo); Snow White (At a Masquerade Party)
Synopsis:
Gags based on the premise of When Not To Use Famous "Pick-Up" Lines in various illogical situations.

Indexer Notes

From the "Spoiled Meet" Dept.

Star Blecch II The Wreck Of Korn (Table of Contents)

Mad Movie Satire / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lt. Savvy; Checkoff; Korn (Villain); Admiral Gym Curt; Dr. Markus; E.T. (Cameo); Spook (Death); Spotty; Captain Terroryell; Uhura; Leonard McCoy [Bones McCoy]; Sulu; David Markus
Synopsis:
A satire of the movie, "Star Trek II The Wrath Of Khan".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Profitable Enterprise" Dept.

Star Trek II (Table of Contents)

Don Martin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spock; Admiral James T. Kirk [Captain Kirk; Jim Kirk]; Saavik
Synopsis:
Don Martin's wacky view of Vulcan anatomy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From the "Don Martin Out-Take" Dept. Part III.

What Is The Poor's Greatest Problem ? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
President Ronald Reagan
Synopsis:
Another famous Mad Fold-In from Al Jaffee.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover. In color.

This Way...!! I Spotted Him !! (Table of Contents)

Movie Related Satire / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing [Duck Edwing]
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
E.T.; Unnamed Police Officers
Synopsis:
E.T. Is pursued by cops.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Outside backcover. In color.

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragones / filler / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Sergio Aragones' mini textless pantomime humor gags that appear in various margins and panels on most of the pages in the magazine.

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in Various Places Around The Magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["E.T." "Star Trek" "Annie" Don Martin...And The Usual Gang Of Idiots Are All In This Issue Of...Mad]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Departments
    Contents Page
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Random Samplings of Reader Mail
  4. 3. Q.T. The Quasi-Terrestrial
    Mad Movie Satire
  5. 4. E.T.
    Don Martin
  6. 5. Chutzpah Is...
    Topical Gags
  7. 6. Awful Annie
    Mad Movie Satire
  8. 7. Annie
    Don Martin
  9. 8. Mottos, Oaths, Inscriptions, Etc. Rewritten For Special Interest Groups
    Political Satire
  10. 9. How Many Mistakes Can You Find In This Picture ?
    How Many Mistakes...
  11. 10. The Lighter Side Of...
    The Lighter Side Of...
  12. 11. Spy VS. Spy
    Spy VS. Spy
  13. 12. If You Think Things Are...Bad Well, They Could be...Worse In Fact They Could Be...Downright Horrible
    Topical Satire
  14. 13. A Mad Guide To The Anatomy Of The Human Body Based On The Comics
    Comic Strip Satire
  15. 14. Mad Presents Some Graphic Demonstrations Of...When Not To Use Famous "Pick-Up" Lines
    Topical Satire
  16. 15. Star Blecch II The Wreck Of Korn
    Mad Movie Satire
  17. 16. Star Trek II
    Don Martin
  18. 17. What Is The Poor's Greatest Problem ?
    Mad Fold-In
  19. 18. This Way...!! I Spotted Him !!
    Movie Related Satire
  20. 19. Drawn Out Dramas
    Sergio Aragones
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Terry Watkins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne