(September 1983)

EC, 1952 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except for February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323009
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Colors:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Knut Rider (Table of Contents)

Car Sick Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
David Hasselhoff [as Micro]
Synopsis:
Parody of the TV series "Knight Rider"; a man drives a car with artificial intelligence, solves crimes and picks up girls.
Reprints:

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 Fine Day Uptown (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 views a competition through a hole in a wooden fence.

Merchandising We're Almost Sure to See...and Hate (Table of Contents)

Sales Pits Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charlie Brown; Miss Piggy; Strawberry Shortcake; Bugs Bunny; Jokey Smurf; Darth Vader; Pac-Man
Synopsis:
Commercial endorsements or tie-ins of dubious taste.

Are You Sexy? (Table of Contents)

How Do You Score? Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Hart
Pencils:
Paul Coker Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples rated on a point scale that can help determine the sex appeal of an individual.

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 dealing with comparisons, emergencies, baby sitters, guilt, splitsville, old age, traveling, eating out, answers, fast food joints, neighbors, handguns, exams and running.

One Fine Day Downtown (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 dog-walker curbs his charges.

When You Go to the Movies, You Can be Sure of Seeing... (Table of Contents)

Deja Views Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An illustrated list of cinema cliches.

Future Smithsonian Exhibits from TV Land (Table of Contents)

Prop Corn Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Unusual TV props on exhibit at the national museum.

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 uses a boat-driven hacksaw to sabotage the White Spy's sub.

Three Cornered Pitney (Table of Contents)

Wild Game Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
How to build and play a brand new game.
Reprints:

Little Known Celebrity Cult Groups (Table of Contents)

Idle Worship Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of cult followers of strange celebrities.

A Mad Look at Lines (Table of Contents)

Queue Tease Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of odd collections of people lined up for something.

The Mad Nasty Book, Volume Four (Table of Contents)

Along the Snide Lines Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of modern celebrities and trends are cited and then ridiculed.

A Mad Look at the Walkman (Table of Contents)

Sony Baloney Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Inappropriate uses for your portable radio and headphones.

One Fine Day Crosstown (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 rural gentleman mistakes a Fotomat kiosk for something else.

Square Dregs (Table of Contents)

Zit-com Dept. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Sarah Jessica Parker [as Pitty]; Amy Linker [as Lardo]; Tracy Nelson [as Juniper DeFlakio]; Gabe Kaplan [as Gabriel Kotter]
Synopsis:
Parody of the TV series "Square Pegs"; two misfit high school students try to be popular.

Where Should Most Modern Classic Exploitation Horror Films Be Kept? (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
Synopsis:
A commentary on modern horror films.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[William Don't Tell] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
William Tell's son has an accident.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Knut Rider
    Car Sick Dept.
  3. 2. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  4. 3. One Fine Day Uptown
    Don Martin Dept.
  5. 4. Merchandising We're Almost Sure to See...and Hate
    Sales Pits Dept.
  6. 5. Are You Sexy?
    How Do You Score? Dept.
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of ...
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  8. 7. One Fine Day Downtown
    Don Martin Dept.
  9. 8. When You Go to the Movies, You Can be Sure of Seeing...
    Deja Views Dept.
  10. 9. Future Smithsonian Exhibits from TV Land
    Prop Corn Dept.
  11. 10. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  12. 11. Three Cornered Pitney
    Wild Game Dept.
  13. 12. Little Known Celebrity Cult Groups
    Idle Worship Dept.
  14. 13. A Mad Look at Lines
    Queue Tease Dept.
  15. 14. The Mad Nasty Book, Volume Four
    Along the Snide Lines Dept.
  16. 15. A Mad Look at the Walkman
    Sony Baloney Dept.
  17. 16. One Fine Day Crosstown
    Don Martin Dept.
  18. 17. Square Dregs
    Zit-com Dept.
  19. 18. Where Should Most Modern Classic Exploitation Horror Films Be Kept?
    Mad Fold-In
  20. 19. [William Don't Tell]
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