(July 1983)

EC, 1952 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323007
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Rickard (signed)
Inks:
Jack Rickard (signed)
Colors:
Jack Rickard (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman [as Tootsie]; Dustin Hoffman
Reprints:

Tootsie Role (Table of Contents)

Hoff-Man/Hoff-Woman Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dustin Hoffman [as Micro Dwarfy]; Bill Murray [as Jiff]; Teri Garr [as Candy]; Sydney Pollack [as the agent]; Dabney Coleman [as Don Carbuncle]; Jessica Lange [as Juicy Nicknocks]
Synopsis:
Parody of the film "Tootsie"; an out of work actor nabs a part in a TV soap opera by masquerading as a woman.

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.

Picture Signs for all Occasions (Table of Contents)

A Symbol-Minded Idea Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wordless signs warning of various social situations.

Little-Known and Rarely Diagnosed Mad Ailments Contracted at Fast Food Restaurants (Table of Contents)

Sick Humor Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Diseases specifically contracted from frequenting fast food restaurants.

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:
The trials and tribulations of shoplifting, doctors, physical attractions, accusations, advice, cars, growing up, working, procrastination, parties, parents, noise, toys, and movies.

The Evolution of a TV Situation Comedy (Table of Contents)

Expanse Account Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Outline of the changes external forces exert on a television situation comedy.

How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture? (Table of Contents)

Err Apparent Dept. / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Hart
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Picture of a high school prom with a list of mistakes in the illustration.

Don Martin Looks at the Dark Crystal (Table of Contents)

Crock Around The Rock Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of the film "The Dark Crystal"; A colony of elves and fairies oppose a bid for conquest from a colony of underworld trolls.

State College of Adulthood Training (Table of Contents)

Learning a Living Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
College whose curriculum focuses on training young people to be conformist adults.

Mother Goose Around the World (Table of Contents)

Visa Verses Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Famous nursery rhymes are altered to reflect the local traits of various world regions.

High School Bulletin Board (Table of Contents)

Off the Wall Dept. / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous notices posted on a bulletin board.

Instant TV Replays We'd Rather Not Have to See (Table of Contents)

For Repeat's Sake Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of incidents that don't need to be seen again.

Give Us a Break! (Table of Contents)

Nell and Void Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Nell Carter [as Null]; Dolph Sweet [as Chief]; Lara Jill Miller [as Sam]; Lauri Hendler [as Jewelry]; Kari Michaelsen [as Kootie]; Joey Lawrence [as Slam]; John Hoyt [as Grandpa]; Don Rickles
Synopsis:
Parody of the TV series "Gimme A Break"; A widower and his four children live with a housekeeper who insults them.

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 nails the White Spy with a cannon ball within a cannon ball.

How Has the Reagan Administration Secretly Introduced Prayer into High Schools? (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:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Looking for heavenly bounties.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["Fire!"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A firing squad member is too literal.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Tootsie Role
    Hoff-Man/Hoff-Woman Dept.
  3. 2. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  4. 3. Picture Signs for all Occasions
    A Symbol-Minded Idea Dept.
  5. 4. Little-Known and Rarely Diagnosed Mad Ailments Contracted at Fast Food Restaurants
    Sick Humor Dept.
  6. 5. The Lighter Side of ...
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  7. 6. The Evolution of a TV Situation Comedy
    Expanse Account Dept.
  8. 7. How Many Mistakes can You Find in this Picture?
    Err Apparent Dept.
  9. 8. Don Martin Looks at the Dark Crystal
    Crock Around The Rock Dept.
  10. 9. State College of Adulthood Training
    Learning a Living Dept.
  11. 10. Mother Goose Around the World
    Visa Verses Dept.
  12. 11. High School Bulletin Board
    Off the Wall Dept.
  13. 12. Instant TV Replays We'd Rather Not Have to See
    For Repeat's Sake Dept.
  14. 13. Give Us a Break!
    Nell and Void Dept.
  15. 14. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  16. 15. How Has the Reagan Administration Secretly Introduced Prayer into High Schools?
    Mad Fold-In
  17. 16. ["Fire!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne