(October 1986)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.35 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
0709893323010
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant); Sara Fowler (Editorial Assistant)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. (#1-23); Magazine size (#24 onward); saddle-stitched; glossy cover; full color (#1-23); Black & White (#24-?); full color again (#? - onward)

Hot TV Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Nick Meglin (idea); John Ficarra (idea); Charlie Kadau (idea); Joe Raiola (idea); Sara Fowler (idea)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Alfred E. Neuman; Bill Cosby; Tony Danza; Joan Rivers; Pat Sajak; Fred Flintstone; Cookie Monster; Johnny Carson

[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:
Mort Drucker; Sergio Aragonés
Inks:
Mort Drucker; Sergio Aragonés
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mark Rosenthal (photo); Larry Konner (photo); Omar Khalifa (photo of Spiros Focas); Mort Drucker

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Tom Takach, Brian Barnett, Mark Rosenthal, Larry Konner, Jaime Copeland, Lou Pisani, D.L., Justin Smith, Julie McClure, Matt Cohen; Robert Erck, Corey Jonathan Mifsud

Boob's the Boss (Table of Contents)

Mr. Mom-A Mia Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis Snee
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Toenail Missilly; Angina Bowser; Moona Robinthecradle; Jogathan Bowser; Cementha Missilly

One Thursday Morning On East 12th Street (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

Mad's Cable TV Roulette (Table of Contents)

Tuner Fishing Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
"Weird Al" Yankovic (photo); Martha Quinn (photo); Oral Roberts (photo); Dr. Ruth (photo); Richard Simmons (photo); Bryant Gumbel (photo); David Lee Roth (photo); Ronald Reagan (photo)

A Mad Look At Hands Across America (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragonés Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Cosby Show Nasty File (Table of Contents)

Scorn on the Cos Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

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:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Anthony Prohias
Pencils:
Anthony Prohias (signed)
Inks:
Anthony Prohias (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

We'll Make A Fortune (Table of Contents)

DICK DePARTMENT / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick De Bartolo
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
Characters:
Pat Somejerk; Vanilla Wipe

Mad's Whatever Became of... ? (Table of Contents)

Past Their Prime Time Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Gabe Kotter; Gilligan; Maxwell Smart; Archie Bunker; Laverne Defazio; Col. Wilhelm Klink; Fred Sanford; Mother; Tattoo; Sue Anne Nivens

How P B S Really Differs From Commercial TV (Table of Contents)

How Now High Brow Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
J. R. Ewing; Merv Griffin; T. J. Hooker; Sergeant Cribb

TV Theme Songs (Table of Contents)

The Malady Lingers On Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Inks:
Sam Viviano (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Fred Flintstone; Barney Rubble; Ed McMahon; Johnny Carson; Ralph Kramden; Ed Norton; "Hawkeye" Pierce; Klinger; Trapper John

TV Emmy Awards We'd Like To See (Table of Contents)

Statues Of Limitations Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Michael Montgomery
Inks:
Michael Montgomery
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Groaning Pains (Table of Contents)

Thicke To Our Stomachs Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone; Dick De Bartolo
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Jokesson Deseaver; Ban Deseaver; Muggie Deseaver; Carob Deseaver; Syke Deseaver; Mr. Bumbray

Upcoming TV Cop "Teams" (Table of Contents)

May the Force Be With Two Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's Reader Opinion Poll Part I: Television (Table of Contents)

And Survey We Go! Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Prete
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

One Thursday Morning On West 12th Street (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Drawn Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Marginal Thinking Department / illustration / 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. Hot TV Issue
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. Boob's the Boss
    Mr. Mom-A Mia Department
  5. 4. One Thursday Morning On East 12th Street
    Don Martin Department
  6. 5. Mad's Cable TV Roulette
    Tuner Fishing Department
  7. 6. A Mad Look At Hands Across America
    Sergio Aragonés Department
  8. 7. The Cosby Show Nasty File
    Scorn on the Cos Department
  9. 8. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  10. 9. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  11. 10. We'll Make A Fortune
    DICK DePARTMENT
  12. 11. Mad's Whatever Became of... ?
    Past Their Prime Time Department
  13. 12. How P B S Really Differs From Commercial TV
    How Now High Brow Department
  14. 13. TV Theme Songs
    The Malady Lingers On Department
  15. 14. TV Emmy Awards We'd Like To See
    Statues Of Limitations Department
  16. 15. Groaning Pains
    Thicke To Our Stomachs Department
  17. 16. Upcoming TV Cop "Teams"
    May the Force Be With Two Department
  18. 17. Mad's Reader Opinion Poll Part I: Television
    And Survey We Go! Department
  19. 18. One Thursday Morning On West 12th Street
    Don Martin Department
  20. 19. 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