(January 1986)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323001
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant); Tina Holloway (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

Back to the Future (Table of Contents)

Back to the Future / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harold Qwerty (cover idea)
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Marty McFly; Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown

Subscribe to Mad (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription Form on inside front cover.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

Letters and Tomatoes Department (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Department / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Heather Marsh, Marjorie Blumer, Tyler Faloon, Ben Youngdahl, Francis S. Lim, Jenny Walker, Bernie Mendoza, Rod Lott, Greg Maggioncalda, Richard Spitalny

Bleak for the Future (Table of Contents)

Present Tense, Past Imperfect Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Marquee; Dr. Clown; McShy; Deranged

New Uses For Old Batteries (Table of Contents)

The Ol' Cell Game Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Pencils:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Inks:
Al Jaffee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Traveler's Blues (Table of Contents)

Frey the Unfriendly Skies Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Artie Charney (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Artie Charney

The Mad Nasty File (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Gerry Gersten (signed)
Inks:
Gerry Gersten (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

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

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Floppy Disk (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragonés Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragonés
Pencils:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Inks:
Sergio Aragonés (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Truth in Road Signs (Table of Contents)

DICK DePARTMENT / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Clarke
Pencils:
Dick DeBartolo (signed)
Inks:
Dick DeBartolo (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Crummy Mooners (Table of Contents)

A Bad Case of the Re-Runs Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Siegel
Pencils:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Inks:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Rough Crampdin; Malice Crampdin; Fret Nertz; Edsel Nertz; Ebb Nauseous; Tipsy Nauseous

A "Miranda Law" For Everyday Victims (Table of Contents)

The Rights Suff Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Horrifying Show-Biz Cliches (Table of Contents)

Where the Wild Things Star Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Seymour Schmendrick (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Seymour Schmendrick

Sicky Minutes Looks At... Sex and Violence In America Today! (Table of Contents)

The Oral Majority Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mike Malice; Harry Reasonable; Ed Badly; Diane Sawya

A Mad Field Guide For Spotting Celebrities At the Movies (Table of Contents)

Behind the Odd-Balls Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Really Relevant Book Of Lists Volume 2 (Table of Contents)

Compiling It On and On Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Laundromat Bingo (Table of Contents)

Wash Bored Games Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Clarke
Pencils:
Rurik Tyler
Inks:
Rurik Tyler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Harold Qwerty (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Harold Qwerty

Kookoon (Table of Contents)

No Pool Like An Old Pool Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

How Did This Year's Biggest Product Promotion End Up? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Don Martin Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Department / comic story / 0 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Back to the Future
    Back to the Future
  2. 1. Subscribe to Mad
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  5. 4. Bleak for the Future
    Present Tense, Past Imperfect Department
  6. 5. New Uses For Old Batteries
    The Ol' Cell Game Department
  7. 6. Traveler's Blues
    Frey the Unfriendly Skies Department
  8. 7. One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Artie Charney
    Don Martin Department
  9. 8. The Mad Nasty File
    Along the Snide Lines Dept.
  10. 9. The Lighter Side Of... the Telephone
    The Lighter Side Of
  11. 10. Floppy Disk
    Sergio Aragonés Department
  12. 11. Truth in Road Signs
    DICK DePARTMENT
  13. 12. The Crummy Mooners
    A Bad Case of the Re-Runs Department
  14. 13. A "Miranda Law" For Everyday Victims
    The Rights Suff Department
  15. 14. Horrifying Show-Biz Cliches
    Where the Wild Things Star Department
  16. 15. One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Seymour Schmendrick
    Don Martin Department
  17. 16. Sicky Minutes Looks At... Sex and Violence In America Today!
    The Oral Majority Department
  18. 17. A Mad Field Guide For Spotting Celebrities At the Movies
    Behind the Odd-Balls Department
  19. 18. Mad's Really Relevant Book Of Lists Volume 2
    Compiling It On and On Department
  20. 19. Laundromat Bingo
    Wash Bored Games Department
  21. 20. One Not So Fine Day In the Life Of Harold Qwerty
    Don Martin Department
  22. 21. Kookoon
    No Pool Like An Old Pool Department
  23. 22. How Did This Year's Biggest Product Promotion End Up?
    Mad Fold-In
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Don Martin Department
  25. 24. Drawn Out Dramas
    Marginal Thinking Department
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