(March 1987)

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:
0709893323003
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Editorial Assistant); Joe Raiola (Editorial Assistant); Sara Fowler (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

Head of the Year (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Richard Williams
Inks:
Richard Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Williams
Inks:
Richard Williams
Letters:
typeset

Letters and Tomatoes Department (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Brandon Burke, Lee Friedman, David Gassaway, Alan Thornburg, Richard J. Vattuone, Sean Genell, Greg Kebe

Stand But Me (Table of Contents)

Loco-Emotion Picture Department (A Year To Dismember) / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick De Bartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Hidden Details In Art (Table of Contents)

Paint Misbehavin' Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Drama On Page 12 (Table of Contents)

A Hole In Fun Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Caldwell
Pencils:
John Caldwell (signed)
Inks:
John Caldwell (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Fund Raisers That Never Made It! (Table of Contents)

DICK DePARTMENT / comic story / 3 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

Mad Mini-Movies Featuring the Fickle Finger Of Fate (Table of Contents)

All Jaffee Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Jaffee
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

I Love Luny (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Luny Esmoron Retardo; Sicky Retardo; Fret Hooboy Nurtz; Ether Nurtz

Your Pet Has Reached Blissful Retirement When (Table of Contents)

It's Waining Cats and Dogs and... Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
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
Inks:
Dave Berg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Around Noon On A Downtown Street Corner (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stanley Swiersz
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

A Mad Look At Going to the Movies (Table of Contents)

Sergio Aragonés Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Instructional Sports Videos We'd Like To See (Table of Contents)

Tape Me Out to the Ballgame Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Late One Afternoon in the Dungeon (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

The Mess Commission Report On Pornography (Table of Contents)

Get Smut! Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau; Joe Raiola
Pencils:
George Woodbridge; Irving Schild (photographer)
Inks:
George Woodbridge; Irving Schild (photographer)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Odes To Appliance, Gadgets and Other Modern Conveniences (Table of Contents)

A Word to Device Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs; Marilyn Atkins (idea)
Pencils:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

How Do You Rate As A Yuppie? (Table of Contents)

Measuring Up-Scale Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
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)

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

TV Spin-Offs Yet To Come (Table of Contents)

Hack to the Future Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad Charts (Table of Contents)

Stat's All, Folks! Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Raiola; Charles Kadau
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

What Rampart Form Of Addiction Threatens the Foundation Of Our Society? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Mad Celebrity Madballs (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Prete
Pencils:
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder [as WE] (signed); Harvey Kurtzman [as HK] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Hulk Hemorrhoid; Michael J. Zits; Mary Lou Retina; Mudonna; Veiny White

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. Head of the Year
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. Stand But Me
    Loco-Emotion Picture Department (A Year To Dismember)
  5. 4. Hidden Details In Art
    Paint Misbehavin' Department
  6. 5. Drama On Page 12
    A Hole In Fun Department
  7. 6. Fund Raisers That Never Made It!
    DICK DePARTMENT
  8. 7. Mad Mini-Movies Featuring the Fickle Finger Of Fate
    All Jaffee Department
  9. 8. I Love Luny
    A Bad Case of the Re-Runs Department
  10. 9. Your Pet Has Reached Blissful Retirement When
    It's Waining Cats and Dogs and... Department
  11. 10. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  12. 11. Around Noon On A Downtown Street Corner
    Don Martin Department
  13. 12. A Mad Look At Going to the Movies
    Sergio Aragonés Department
  14. 13. Instructional Sports Videos We'd Like To See
    Tape Me Out to the Ballgame Department
  15. 14. Late One Afternoon in the Dungeon
    Don Martin Department
  16. 15. The Mess Commission Report On Pornography
    Get Smut! Department
  17. 16. Odes To Appliance, Gadgets and Other Modern Conveniences
    A Word to Device Department
  18. 17. How Do You Rate As A Yuppie?
    Measuring Up-Scale Department
  19. 18. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  20. 19. TV Spin-Offs Yet To Come
    Hack to the Future Department
  21. 20. Mad Charts
    Stat's All, Folks! Department
  22. 21. What Rampart Form Of Addiction Threatens the Foundation Of Our Society?
    Mad Fold-In
  23. 22. Mad Celebrity Madballs
  24. 23. 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