(December 1983)

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:
0709893323012
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:
Richard Williams (signed)
Inks:
Richard Williams (signed)
Colors:
Richard Williams (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Superman; Alfred E. Neuman (on magazine cover)

Stuporman ZZZ (Table of Contents)

The Last Super Dept. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Christopher Reeve [as Cluck Kentt/Stuporman]; Margot Kidder [as Lotus Lain]; Richard Pryor [as the computer nerd]; Robert Vaughn [as the evil businessman]; Annette O'Toole [as Luna]
Synopsis:
In a parody of the film "Superman III," a computer genius turns Stuporman evil at the whim of a corrupt businessman.
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.

Mad's Aptitude Test Number One: Will You Make a Good Doctor? (Table of Contents)

B.S.A.T. Dept. / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A multiple choice test to see if you have any aptitude for medicine.

Don Martin's Superman III Out-Takes (Table of Contents)

Clip Service Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parodies of scenes from the film Superman III.

Cosmetics for Kids (Table of Contents)

Kids and Make-Up Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Cosmetic products to make children seem older.

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:
A cynical look at dealing with breaking the ice, birthday presents, playing golf, remaining neutral, serving dinner, excuses, new cars, employees, communication, jogging, volunteering, doctors, dating and coming home late.

The Mad School of Parenting (Table of Contents)

Dire Rearing Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Course booklet outlining various courses of study in parenting.

Talking Cars of the Future (Table of Contents)

Audio-Mobiles Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The potential problems created by cars that can speak are outlined.

If Certain Celebrities Married...What Would Their Children be Like (Table of Contents)

Designed Genes Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Depicting the children of unusual pairings and the traits those children would display.

Amending the Rule Books to Cover Sportscasters (Table of Contents)

Announcer Prevention Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Howard Cosell; John Madden; Don Meredith
Synopsis:
Rules designed to curb excessive behavior in the announcing booth.

The Book of Mad (Table of Contents)

Humor in a Biblical Vein Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Jack Rickard; Bob Clark; Pau Coker Jr.; Jack Davis; George Woodbridge; Dave Berg; Don Martin
Inks:
Jack Rickard; Bob Clark; Pau Coker Jr.; Jack Davis; George Woodbridge; Dave Berg; Don Martin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Recurring Mad features, such as "The Lighter Side of" and "Don't You Hate it When", with a biblical theme.

Job-Related Injuries in Non-Athletic Careers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
Jack Rickard
Inks:
Jack Rickard
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
News clippings describing unusual accidents and injuries.

Don Martin's Return of the Jedi Out-Takes (Table of Contents)

Clip Service Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satirical parodies of individual scenes in the film "Return of the Jedi".
Reprints:

T.J. Shnooker (Table of Contents)

Police Farce Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
William Shatner [as T.J. Shnooker]; Heather Locklear [as Stacy]; Adrian Zmed [as Romeo]
Synopsis:
In a parody of the TV series "T.J. Hooker," a veteran cop and his oversexed partner patrol the city while a television reporter follows 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 tries to steal a booby-trapped valise.

What Great Sporting Event Could Bring Families Together Again (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:
Absence makes the family grow fonder.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

One Day on the Sixth Floor (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:
Two careless repairmen recall an electrocardiograph.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Stuporman ZZZ
    The Last Super Dept.
  3. 2. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Dept.
  4. 3. Mad's Aptitude Test Number One: Will You Make a Good Doctor?
    B.S.A.T. Dept.
  5. 4. Don Martin's Superman III Out-Takes
    Clip Service Dept.
  6. 5. Cosmetics for Kids
    Kids and Make-Up Dept.
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of ...
    Berg's Eye View Dept.
  8. 7. The Mad School of Parenting
    Dire Rearing Dept.
  9. 8. Talking Cars of the Future
    Audio-Mobiles Dept.
  10. 9. If Certain Celebrities Married...What Would Their Children be Like
    Designed Genes Dept.
  11. 10. Amending the Rule Books to Cover Sportscasters
    Announcer Prevention Dept.
  12. 11. The Book of Mad
    Humor in a Biblical Vein Dept.
  13. 12. Job-Related Injuries in Non-Athletic Careers
  14. 13. Don Martin's Return of the Jedi Out-Takes
    Clip Service Dept.
  15. 14. T.J. Shnooker
    Police Farce Dept.
  16. 15. Spy Vs. Spy
    Joke & Dagger Dept.; Spy Vs. Spy
  17. 16. What Great Sporting Event Could Bring Families Together Again
    Mad Fold-In
  18. 17. One Day on the Sixth Floor
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