(January 1988)

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:
07098933230001
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)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Season's Greetings From Mad (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Richard Williams [as RW] (signed)
Inks:
Richard Williams [as RW] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[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 / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Evan Pranhall, Karl Manis, Crip Erickson, Steven Bochco, Lucy Kitchen, CHris Santine, Robert Bischoff

The Wretches Of Ecchflick (Table of Contents)

Deviled Ham and Scrambled Legs Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Spookie Witchmeat; Jade Boffer; Abracadabra Bedbird; Drool Van Horny

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the movie The Witches of Eastwick.

One Morning In Sherwood Forest (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fares Garabet
Pencils:
Don Martin (signed)
Inks:
Don Martin (signed)

Genre:
humor

Mad's Updated Children's Books (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Matthew T. Smith
Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Duck Edwing Looks At Superman (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Clark Side Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing]
Pencils:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing]
Inks:
Don Edwing [as Duck Edwing]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane

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

Nationwide Survey Results That Advertisers Never Tell Us About (Table of Contents)

Withholding Tacts Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

A Mad Look At Skiing... (Table of Contents)

Ser-In General Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Commemorative Chrismas Ornaments (Table of Contents)

Great Balls Of Ire Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Spy vs. Spy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Unwatchables (Table of Contents)

The Schlock Ness Monster Department / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnie Kogen
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Elliot Nice; Al Capon

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the movie The Untouchables.

Recycling Toilet Seats (Table of Contents)

Leave No Throne Unturned / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Merchandising Spin-Offs That Hollywood Missed Out On (Table of Contents)

Clash of the Tie-Ins / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Reprints:

The Mad People Watcher's Guide To A Typical Football Game (Table of Contents)

Our Bleacher Presentation Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Charity Drives We'd Like To See... (Table of Contents)

Fun-Raisers Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Koch
Pencils:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge [as GW] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Predecessor (Table of Contents)

May the "Schwarz" Be With You Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the movie Predator.

One Evenin On Sherwood Drive (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Two For the Road (Table of Contents)

Frank On A Roll Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

What Menace Is Zapping the Energy Of Today's Youth? (Table of Contents)

Mad Fold-In / illustration / 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's Clip 'N Save Money Saving Coupons (Table of Contents)

DICK DePARTMENT / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick DeBartolo
Pencils:
Bob Clarke
Inks:
Bob Clarke
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

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Season's Greetings From Mad
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. The Wretches Of Ecchflick
    Deviled Ham and Scrambled Legs Department
  5. 4. One Morning In Sherwood Forest
    Don Martin Department
  6. 5. Mad's Updated Children's Books
    Sendak to the Future Department
  7. 6. Duck Edwing Looks At Superman
    Tales From the Clark Side Department
  8. 7. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  9. 8. Nationwide Survey Results That Advertisers Never Tell Us About
    Withholding Tacts Department
  10. 9. A Mad Look At Skiing...
    Ser-In General Department
  11. 10. Commemorative Chrismas Ornaments
    Great Balls Of Ire Department
  12. 11. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  13. 12. The Unwatchables
    The Schlock Ness Monster Department
  14. 13. Recycling Toilet Seats
    Leave No Throne Unturned
  15. 14. Merchandising Spin-Offs That Hollywood Missed Out On
    Clash of the Tie-Ins
  16. 15. The Mad People Watcher's Guide To A Typical Football Game
    Our Bleacher Presentation Department
  17. 16. Charity Drives We'd Like To See...
    Fun-Raisers Department
  18. 17. Predecessor
    May the "Schwarz" Be With You Department
  19. 18. One Evenin On Sherwood Drive
    Don Martin Department
  20. 19. Two For the Road
    Frank On A Roll Department
  21. 20. What Menace Is Zapping the Energy Of Today's Youth?
    Mad Fold-In
  22. 21. Mad's Clip 'N Save Money Saving Coupons
    DICK DePARTMENT
  23. 22. 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