(July 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:
?
Editing:
Nick Meglin; John Ficarra
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

Mad (Table of Contents)

Mad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Various
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
ALF; Maxwell Smart

Letters and Tomatoes Dept. (Table of Contents)

Letters and Tomatoes Dept. / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (Photographs)
Inks:
? (Photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Best of the Millenium Reader's Poll (Table of Contents)

Mad / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

ARFul (Table of Contents)

ALF / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Arf; Silly Shammer; Mate; Lame; Brian; Richard
Dryface; Dr. McGoy; Spotty; Cliff Robinson; Chewbacca; Dr. Ruse; Simon McKay

Indexer Notes

Spoof of sitcom "ALF."

A Mad Look at Fast Food (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Mad's Alibis For All Occasions (Table of Contents)

A Serving of Spare Fibs Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day in North Calamari (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Flim Flam Film Man (Table of Contents)

Rental Institution Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Hart
Pencils:
George Woodbridge
Inks:
George Woodbridge
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
White Spy; Black Spy

More Celebrity Silhouettes (Table of Contents)

The Shadow Still Doesn't Know Dept. / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sgt. Slaughter; Smokey the Bear; John McEnroe; Lucy Van Pelt; Cher; NBC Peacock; Larry Hagman;
Bullwinkle; Pat Sajak; Vanna White; Barney Rubble;
Betty Rubble; Sade; Olive Oyl; Gloria Steinem;
Cathy; Orville Redenbacher; Joker; Whoopi Goldberg; Raggedy Ann; David Brenner; Opus; Rudy
Huxtable; Snoopy

Forget Smart (Table of Contents)

Get Smart / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo; Donald K. Epstein
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Muxwall Smart; Agent 36-B; Chief

Indexer Notes

Spoof of television series "Get Smart."

Bush (Table of Contents)

Vice Verse Dept. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Gerry Gersten
Inks:
Gerry Gersten
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
President George Bush

Indexer Notes

Satirical poem "(with apologies to Joyce Kilmer)."

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

Vignettes include fashion, winning, marriage, logic, conversation, parties, parents, cars, baby
sitters, finance, segregation, physical fitness,
higher education, and doctors.

When American TV Programs Are Shown in Russia (Table of Contents)

The Same ld Bolshevik Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Mark; Jonathan; Spock; Captain Kirk; Sulu; Uhura;
Mr. T; Murdock; Hannibal; Face; Colonel Potter;
Linus; Lucy; Charlie Brown

Indexer Notes

Spoofs "Highway to Heaven," "Miami Vice," "Star
Trek," "Wide World of Sports," "The A-Team,"
"M*A*S*H," "Peanuts," and "Cheers."

A Mad Guide to Show Biz Success (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Inks:
Paul Coker, Jr.
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Rock Groups on the Way Up (Table of Contents)

American Band Slam Dept. / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Christopher Allen
Pencils:
? (Photographs)
Inks:
? (Photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jack and the Crackpots; The Ram-bozos; Charlie and
the Bonnie Princes; The Conquistadores; The What;
The Ungrateful Living; Amazing Tails; Evolution
Express

Sport Activities for the Hyperactive (Table of Contents)

Humor in a Jockular Vein Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Includes arm-wrestling chess, high-hurdle dog walking, touch-dance skydiving, figure-skate skindiving, drag-race golfing, pumping-iron hang
gliding, cross-country beekeeping, and mixed-
doubles skateboarding.

Why the U.S. Government Really Spends So Much (Table of Contents)

Inappropriations Dept. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day in the South Bronx (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Edwing
Pencils:
Don Martin
Inks:
Don Martin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad Visits an Organ Transplant Hospital (Table of Contents)

Dunkin' Donors Dept. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Will Elder
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

It's a Crummy Job ... (Table of Contents)

Taking a Too Weak Vocation Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Ellis Sech
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Mad Fold-In (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover (full color).

WWWF Magazine (Table of Contents)

A Mad Fake-Out Magazine Cover / (backcovers) *do not use* / *please fix* / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Photograph)
Inks:
? (Photograph)
Colors:
? (Photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Printed upside-down ("flip-book").

Drawn-Out Dramas (Table of Contents)

Drawn-Out Dramas / filler / 0 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mad
    Mad
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Mad
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Dept.
    Letters and Tomatoes Dept.
  4. 3. Best of the Millenium Reader's Poll
    Mad
  5. 4. ARFul
    ALF
  6. 5. A Mad Look at Fast Food
    A Mad Look at
  7. 6. Mad's Alibis For All Occasions
    A Serving of Spare Fibs Dept.
  8. 7. Don Martin Dept. Part I: One Fine Day in North Calamari
    Don Martin Department
  9. 8. The Flim Flam Film Man
    Rental Institution Dept.
  10. 9. Spy vs. Spy
    Spy vs. Spy
  11. 10. More Celebrity Silhouettes
    The Shadow Still Doesn't Know Dept.
  12. 11. Forget Smart
    Get Smart
  13. 12. Bush
    Vice Verse Dept.
  14. 13. The Lighter Side of...
    The Lighter Side of...
  15. 14. When American TV Programs Are Shown in Russia
    The Same ld Bolshevik Dept.
  16. 15. A Mad Guide to Show Biz Success
    A Mad Guide to
  17. 16. Rock Groups on the Way Up
    American Band Slam Dept.
  18. 17. Sport Activities for the Hyperactive
    Humor in a Jockular Vein Dept.
  19. 18. Why the U.S. Government Really Spends So Much
    Inappropriations Dept.
  20. 19. Don Martin Dept. Part II: One Fine Day in the South Bronx
    Don Martin Department
  21. 20. Mad Visits an Organ Transplant Hospital
    Dunkin' Donors Dept.
  22. 21. It's a Crummy Job ...
    Taking a Too Weak Vocation Dept.
  23. 22. Mad Fold-In
    Mad Fold-In
  24. 23. WWWF Magazine
    A Mad Fake-Out Magazine Cover
  25. 24. Drawn-Out Dramas
    Drawn-Out Dramas
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