(March 1988)

EC, 1952 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except February, May, August and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
E.C. Publications, Inc.
Barcode:
07098933230003
Editing:
Nick Meglin (Editor); John Ficarra (Editor); Charlie Kadau (Associate Editor); Joe Raiola (Associate Editor); Sara Fowler (Associate Editor)
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Alfred E. Neuman Mad (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. 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 / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: John S. Duckering, Selanna Reiner, Paul Gallant, Marcia Wilderman, Doug Thompson, James Halon

Statement Of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed: Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 1,626,013. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filling date: 1,691,876.

Roboslop (Table of Contents)

Assualt and Battery Included Department / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Spoof of the movie Robocop.

Every Super Bowl Week You're Sure Of Seeing... (Table of Contents)

Certain-Formations Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Paul Coker
Inks:
Paul Coker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

The Colossal Courtroom Confrontation (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Duck Side Department / comic story / 1 page (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

Dual-Purpose Office Supplies For Working Mothers (Table of Contents)

Chore-Fire Solutions Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rios
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
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

Stages In the Life Of An Ad Campaign (Table of Contents)

Promotion SIckness Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Kadau; Marc I. Whinston (idea)
Pencils:
Brian Buniak (signed)
Inks:
Brian Buniak (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Sad (Table of Contents)

Frank On A Roll Department / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Michael Jackson

Indexer Notes

Spoof of Michael Jackson's album Bad

The Ten All-Time Greatest Legendary Practical Jokes (Table of Contents)

Pranks For the Memories Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Peter Porges
Pencils:
Paul Peter Porges (signed)
Inks:
Paul Peter Porges (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
Inks:
Anthony Prohias

Genre:
humor

Step Through the Looking Glass For Wonderland Revisited (Table of Contents)

Jabber-Wacky Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Junky Video Collections We're Sure To See (Table of Contents)

Cassetting New Lows Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Snider
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

A Mad Look At Optics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Why Are We Always Impressed By...? (Table of Contents)

Awe-Full Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barry Liebman
Pencils:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks:
Angelo Torres (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

If "They" Had To Fill Out "Your" Questionnaires (Table of Contents)

Ask Kickers Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's TV Newsreporter of the Year (Table of Contents)

Network Correspondunce Department / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Silverstone
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

One Special Day in the Dungeon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Movie Sequel Graveyard (Table of Contents)

Better Dead Than Bled Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Jacobs
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

Mad's UPC Symbol Explained (Table of Contents)

The Scanish Inquisition Department / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody

What Seems To Be the Only Way Of Making Your Fortune TOday? (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

A TV Commercial We'd Like To See (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Billy Doherty
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Richard M. Nixon; Ollie North; Ronald Reagan

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. Alfred E. Neuman Mad
    Alfred E. Neuman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Letters and Tomatoes Department
    Letters and Tomatoes Department
  4. 3. Statement Of Ownership
  5. 4. Roboslop
    Assualt and Battery Included Department
  6. 5. Every Super Bowl Week You're Sure Of Seeing...
    Certain-Formations Department
  7. 6. The Colossal Courtroom Confrontation
    Tales From the Duck Side Department
  8. 7. Dual-Purpose Office Supplies For Working Mothers
    Chore-Fire Solutions Department
  9. 8. The Lighter Side Of...
    Berg's-Eye View Department
  10. 9. Stages In the Life Of An Ad Campaign
    Promotion SIckness Department
  11. 10. Sad
    Frank On A Roll Department
  12. 11. The Ten All-Time Greatest Legendary Practical Jokes
    Pranks For the Memories Department
  13. 12. Spy vs. Spy
    Joke and Dagger Department
  14. 13. Step Through the Looking Glass For Wonderland Revisited
    Jabber-Wacky Department
  15. 14. Junky Video Collections We're Sure To See
    Cassetting New Lows Department
  16. 15. A Mad Look At Optics
    Serge-In General Department
  17. 16. Why Are We Always Impressed By...?
    Awe-Full Department
  18. 17. If "They" Had To Fill Out "Your" Questionnaires
    Ask Kickers Department
  19. 18. Mad's TV Newsreporter of the Year
    Network Correspondunce Department
  20. 19. One Special Day in the Dungeon
    Don Martin Department
  21. 20. The Movie Sequel Graveyard
    Better Dead Than Bled Department
  22. 21. Mad's UPC Symbol Explained
    The Scanish Inquisition Department
  23. 22. What Seems To Be the Only Way Of Making Your Fortune TOday?
    Mad Fold-In
  24. 23. A TV Commercial We'd Like To See
  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