(March 1985)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323003
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein (Editor); Nick Meglin (Senior Editor); John Ficarra (Associate 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Jaffee (idea)
Pencils:
Richard Williams (painting, signed)
Inks:
Richard Williams (painting, signed)
Colors:
Richard Williams (painting, signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Mad Multiplex (Table of Contents)

Deja Review Department / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Sam Viviano; Harry North; Angelo Torres
Inks:
Sam Viviano; Harry North; Angelo Torres
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Gene Sissy; Roger Ebore
Synopsis:
Gene Sissy and Roger Ebore review the movies Ghost-Dusters, Purple Acid Rain and the Karocky Kid.

The Trend Toward Rottenness in the Comic Strips (Table of Contents)

Sour Grapes Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Andy Capp; Arnold; Crock; The Wizard of ID; Blondie; Dagwood; Annie; Family Circus; Cathy; Peanuts [Charlie Brown; Lucy]; Beetle Bailey

Don Edwing Looks At Funerals (Table of Contents)

Bury Funny Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Don Edwing (signed)
Inks:
Don Edwing (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Mad Chain Letter (Table of Contents)

Post Waste Department / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

An Instant Guide to American Regional Types (Table of Contents)

Sectional Education Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Coker
Pencils:
Frank Jacobs
Inks:
Frank Jacobs
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Berg's-Eye View Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Lurid Romantic Textbooks (Table of Contents)

Hot Off the Press Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Mad Look At Pets' Back Talk (Table of Contents)

Back Talk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Mad 1984 Quiz (Table of Contents)

Orwell That Ends Well Department / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Desmond Devlin
Pencils:
Irving Schild (photographer)
Inks:
Irving Schild (photographer)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

If You Walk Down A Dark Street (Table of Contents)

Opt-Tickles Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts! (Table of Contents)

Rip, Please! Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Bil Cosby; Billy Martin; Irving Queef

Exciting New Uses For Miracle Velcro (Table of Contents)

Fasten Furious Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee; T. J. Glenn (idea)
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Supergall (Table of Contents)

Maid of Steal Department / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Spy vs Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Antonio Prohías
Pencils:
Antonio Prohías (signed)
Inks:
Antonio Prohías (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
White Spy; Black Spy

What New Labor Development (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

back cover

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Drawn-Out Dramas / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

No page count as gags appear in various places around the magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. Mad Multiplex
    Deja Review Department
  3. 2. The Trend Toward Rottenness in the Comic Strips
    Sour Grapes Department
  4. 3. Don Edwing Looks At Funerals
    Bury Funny Department
  5. 4. The Mad Chain Letter
    Post Waste Department
  6. 5. An Instant Guide to American Regional Types
    Sectional Education Department
  7. 6. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  8. 7. Mad's Lurid Romantic Textbooks
    Hot Off the Press Department
  9. 8. A Mad Look At Pets' Back Talk
    Back Talk
  10. 9. The Mad 1984 Quiz
    Orwell That Ends Well Department
  11. 10. If You Walk Down A Dark Street
    Opt-Tickles Department
  12. 11. Mad's Modern Believe It or Nuts!
    Rip, Please! Department
  13. 12. Exciting New Uses For Miracle Velcro
    Fasten Furious Department
  14. 13. Supergall
    Maid of Steal Department
  15. 14. Spy vs. Spy
    Spy vs Spy
  16. 15. What New Labor Development
    Mad Fold-In
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne