(October 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:
0709893323010
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein (Editor); Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant)
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

Featuring the Mad Computer Program (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harold Qwerty (idea)
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

You'll Flip Over These Flubs! (Table of Contents)

Mad Classic Flops / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover (full color)

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Various
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Letters and Tomatoes Dept. (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Dept. / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad's Academy Awards for Teenage Films (Table of Contents)

Teen-sell Town Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Dick Martin; Tom Hulcer; Gene Siskel; Roger Ebert;
Jacqueline Briskette; Ally Cheaty; Sean Punk; Ray
Walston; Chevy Chase; Neil Izzy; Pat Propp; Gregory Peck; Scott Bayou

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

Joke and Dagger Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor

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

The Lighter Side of... / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Berg tackles a variety of subjects: predictability, speeding, addiction, weddings,
communication, seasons, mishaps, shopping, travel,
social activity, persuasion, sleep, and choices.

A Fairy Tale We'd Like to See (Table of Contents)

Grimm Shot Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Rios
Pencils:
Bob Jones
Inks:
Bob Jones

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Prince

A Mad Look at Some Not-So-Famous First Attempts (Table of Contents)

A Mad Look / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jim McKay

Goons, They Know How It's Done (Table of Contents)

Hoax-a-Mania Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Hulk Hogan; Captain Lou; Big John Studd; Sarge
Slaughter; "Rowdy" Roddy; Patera; Andre the Giant

The Mad Computer Primer (Table of Contents)

Bits and P.C.'s Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Boni
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Practical Computer Programs for Normal Everyday Use (Table of Contents)

Dick Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Don Martin Dept.:One Morning at the Office (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Martin
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin

Genre:
humor

The Computer Company President of the Year (Table of Contents)

In the Chips Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Harry North
Inks:
Harry North
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Rivaldo Jivera

Casey at the Byte (Table of Contents)

Designated Hacker Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody of Ernest Lawrence Thayer's "Casey at the Bat"

If Computers Are So Brilliant ... (Table of Contents)

Terminal Illness Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad's Guide to Computer Language (Table of Contents)

Mad's Guide to / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

The Mad Computer Program (Table of Contents)

Data All, Folks Dept. / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad's Celebrity Supermarket (Table of Contents)

Big-Name Brands Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola; Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Charles Bronson; Billy Graham; John Candy; Burt
Reynolds; Mark Hamill; Bette Midler; Arnold
Schwarzenegger; Bryant Gumbel; Eddie Murphy;
E.T.; Indiana Jones; Al Pacino; Stevie Wonder
Reprints:

Goofies (Table of Contents)

Grinding Out the Same Old Spiel-berg Dept. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mucus; Datum
Synopsis:
"Take a bunch of klutzy kids, a deep dark cave,
hidden treasure and a giant ogre and what have
you got?" [from the intro]

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the motion picture "Goonies"

Justice Once (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragones Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover (full color)

The Weinburger (Table of Contents)

What's the Beef? / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Will Elder
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Ronald Reagan
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Featuring the Mad Computer Program
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. You'll Flip Over These Flubs!
    Mad Classic Flops
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters and Tomatoes Dept.
    Letters and Tomatoes Dept.
  5. 4. Mad's Academy Awards for Teenage Films
    Teen-sell Town Dept.
  6. 5. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Dept.
  7. 6. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  8. 7. A Fairy Tale We'd Like to See
    Grimm Shot Dept.
  9. 8. A Mad Look at Some Not-So-Famous First Attempts
    A Mad Look
  10. 9. Goons, They Know How It's Done
    Hoax-a-Mania Dept.
  11. 10. The Mad Computer Primer
    Bits and P.C.'s Dept.
  12. 11. Practical Computer Programs for Normal Everyday Use
    Dick Dept.
  13. 12. Don Martin Dept.:One Morning at the Office
    Don Martin Dept.
  14. 13. The Computer Company President of the Year
    In the Chips Dept.
  15. 14. Casey at the Byte
    Designated Hacker Dept.
  16. 15. If Computers Are So Brilliant ...
    Terminal Illness Dept.
  17. 16. Mad's Guide to Computer Language
    Mad's Guide to
  18. 17. The Mad Computer Program
    Data All, Folks Dept.
  19. 18. Mad's Celebrity Supermarket
    Big-Name Brands Dept.
  20. 19. Goofies
    Grinding Out the Same Old Spiel-berg Dept.
  21. 20. Justice Once
    Sergio Aragones Dept.
  22. 21. [untitled]
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. The Weinburger
    What's the Beef?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Watkins
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Donald Dale Milne